The Man Behind the Curtain by Joseph Paul Haines
Approx. 8,790 words.
Published on April 5, 2011 by
Deserted by happiness long ago, David James sets out on a quest to find the only person who truly loved him, his long lost sister Suzi. More than her company, however, he needs something even greater: If he was going to learn to live again, he needed to know how she escaped their abusive mother and how--with only a Superman t-shirt and worn-out towel for a cape--she'd taught him how to fly.