by David H. Hendrickson
After David slays Goliath, he falls head over heels in love with himself. But he's not alone. King Saul's daughter Michal intends to become his wife even if her father offers her sister's hand in marriage.
It's a love story with a smile.
"Beloved" was first published in The Trouble with Heroes, edited by Denise Little, DAW books, November, 2009.