A Ragman's Vow by Brent Knowles
Approx. 6,170 words.
Published on January 14, 2011.
Dan, the creator of a comic series featuring a dark superhero, has never recovered from the death of his young son and the loss of his wife, she blaming him for their son's death. But when Dan sees her in the company of a known drug dealer, real life and fantasy merge as he tries to rescue her.