The Man Who Murdered Himself: A Short Story by Nancy Fulda
Approx. 3,200 words.
Published on June 11, 2011.
This short story is a Phobos Award Winner.
Kyle suffers from neurofibromatosis, a crippling disease most famously associated with the Elephant Man. When a shady medical practitioner offers Kyle a chance to cast off his deformed appearance forever, he accepts without a second thought. But does Kyle truly understand what this new treatment will cost him?