A Wanderer at the Dawn by Carl Reader
Approx. 25,780 words.
Published on January 26, 2011.
A Wanderer at the Dawn is a play about the philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche and takes place on the day of his death. His mind destroyed by tertiary syphilis, Nietzsche is partially paralyzed and under the care of his sister. As he lays dying, the play takes place in his mind as the various characters interact with him and illuminate the life and philosophy of this great anti-Christian.