Temping for Martyrs Inc. by Hank Gross
Approx. 76,500 words.
Published on February 13, 2010.
Having shown mathematically that punishment does not rehabilitate criminals but only love does ("Love thy enemies") America abolishes its prisons in favor of the U.S. Department of Forgiveness. But will it work on their toughest customer yet -- a vicious unrepentent child killer? It all depends on two temp "forgivers" lest the country again become "Big Sadist."