– a novel –
By S. A. Huggins
Copyright 2011 S. A. Huggins
For John and Emerson
This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously.
He held the knife close to his chest, saying the prayer that had become as much a part of him as the very skin he now sought to excise. With the tip underneath his chin, he spoke three Amens in his head, and at the end of the last one, he moved his fingers from the handle to the blade.