Curtis Poole's estranged daughter dies, leaving him with fading memories of her and vivid memories of his actions that carved the decade-long rift in their relationship.
With all hope of reconciliation severed, Curtis grasps for redemption through the people his daughter loved.
But redemption proves elusive, and the questions Curtis asks all lead in the one direction he most fears to follow.
A short story from Dale Hartley Emery about the things we leave behind and the things we hold onto
|Publisher:||Driscoll Brook Press|
|File size:||80 KB|
About the Author
Dale Hartley Emery writes fiction in a variety of genres, including fantasy, crime fiction, and mainstream fiction. His stories include Inventory, Marmalade, and The Donation.
Dale has worked as a failed shoemaker, reluctant dairy farmer, and ruthless ice cream man. For several years he monitored the nuclear test ban treaty, making sure those pesky commies didn't blow up the planet. (They didn't.)
When he isn't writing, Dale advises software teams and leaders about how to play nice together. Colleagues in Dale's industry once created a special award for him for being reasonable.
Dale lives in California with his wife.