About the Author:Jonathan has lived most of his fifty-some years in North Carolina. After college, he worked as a stage manager and lighting designer, then put in a number of years with his family's bakery. This was followed by two decades in the software industry as a technical support specialist, consultant, and trainer/road warrior. Since then, there've been excursions into the realms of tailor, nursing assistant, and medication technician. All these experiences have contributed to who he is and what he... Read More
Detailed Information:Published: February 16th, 2016
Length: 7381 words (35 pages) approx.
First published by Mugen Press, 2014, as part of Kickass Anthology - all net profit from the sale of this story will be directed to Eric Arvin's medical fund.
Bobby Greenwell is a bag boy in a natural-foods grocery. He tends to be a bit timid, but Cameron Lowell, his burly construction-worker boyfriend, has been teaching him how to be more assertive.
Cam is laid up with both legs in casts due to a workplace accident, and Bobby is his sole caregiver.
When a homophobic skinhead breaks into their house and threatens Cam's life, all hell breaks loose. Bobby defies everything he's ever known about himself to confront the thug and hang on to what has become most dear in his life.