Can even a committed pacifist be tried too far? If circumstances prove impossible, might one be pushed to kill?
Bishop is beautiful, always was. From the time he was a baby, spotted in his pram and remarked upon by GIs stationed in wartime England, he always stood out. But being beautiful has its consequences; jealousy among your peers, or anyway, one of your peers, being not the least among them.
But how long can you put up with the beatings, the bullyings, the humiliations and the blame game?
In the end it will either make you, or else it will break you. What is it to be for Bishop?
This story is one of ten tales contained in Beads of Blood. Buy it now from Amazon.