A Chain of Beads

A Chain of Beads

by M. Arbon
A Chain of Beads

A Chain of Beads

by M. Arbon



Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps.
WANT A NOOK?  Explore Now

Related collections and offers

LEND ME® See Details


In the middle of the hall there’s this kid standing. In one hand he’s got a knife—the kind all the students keep to sharpen their nibs and carve their names wherever it’s the most pain in the ass to sand them out—but that’s not what’s got everybody frozen, because in his other hand the poor mad kid is holding all his beads.

Goodman Stone fled tragedy at home to build a new life doing odd jobs at a school in Frael. When one of the students does something unthinkable, Stone comes to his aid. He is helped by schoolmaster Caerel, and as the relationship between the two men deepens, Stone contemplates a decision that will once again reshape the life he's strung together.

This 7,800-word story was previously published in Shousetsu Bang*Bang.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940155839989
Publisher: M. Arbon
Publication date: 10/08/2018
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: eBook
File size: 223 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

M. Arbon writes stories, mostly queer, often sexy, about people who try hard not to be jerks. M. lives and works in Toronto, Canada. M.'s stories have appeared in the anthologies His Seed and Best Gay Stories 2017, as well as being published as stand-alone volumes.

From the B&N Reads Blog

Customer Reviews