"I Killed The Girl I Once Knew" is a true story about the journey of a young woman who is forced to find her identity after heartbreak and betrayal. Sarah Krashefski lights a torch with her writing and guides the reader through significant anecdotes that illuminates how far she went to fill a void. Narrated with suspense, colorful dialog, and snippets of action; Sarah paints a picture of her life that is not only hard to read, but also difficult to relive. The theme of identity is also accompanied with abuse, where Sarah embarked on a romance that helped her as much as hurt her. Understanding who she was before, during, and after her explosive relationship inspired Sarah to write this story. Experiences influence who we are, but understanding our moral compass makes us who we are.