When You Grow Up, You Can Be Anything (Within Reason) by Joe Micik
Approx. 112,270 words.
Published on April 7, 2013.
Connor Reynolds and his roommate, Mike, are set to graduate from Garfield State University in May. Though this end of an era presented some overwhelming sadness, Connor’s new era was sure to start off with a bang. It sure did. A week after commencement, a bloody and badly-injured Connor laid alone in the middle of an open field in rural Kentucky.