The Good Brother by Annabeth Leong
Approx. 5,540 words.
Published on September 8, 2013 by
Coming Together: The Erotic Cocktail.
In the second book of Samuel, the tragedies of the children of King David unfold. Tamar is raped by her brother Amnon. "The Good Brother" imagines Tamar, Amnon, and Absalom in a modern-day setting, and tells the story of Tamar's halting, stunted attempts at recovery after Amnon's attack, including her troubled & sexually charged relationship with Absalom. (5,500 words)