The Voice of Reason is part of a collection of short stories touching on the mystical, the inspirational and one that is sometimes laced with a little trip to the dark side. In this short story, Mary Percy finds that life sometimes presents the most unexpected hero in a form you least expect. More
Mary Percy can see nothing that will change her mother from mending her ways. Her father’s death had resulted in unhappy results for all three of them. When her mother drowns her troubles with drinks, Mary hardens herself to maintain sanity at all costs. She decides to celebrate her father’s life and memory by capturing the poetry that he wrote so intensely atop a cliff close to home. But when she meets Brad, Mary unravels the most unbecoming truth about her father, about the strange nature of life itself and the reason why betrayals sometimes leads to truth in the most unequivocal way.