A short story about a celebrated restoration artist who comes to the Vatican to work in the Sistine Chapel during renovations in the mid 1980s. He keeps to himself, but is soon unable to keep his secret from spiraling his life out of control as his time in the holy city goes on. More
This short piece follows a restoration artist who arrives in the Vatican to work on frescoes during renovations in the mid 1980s. While there has been mild controversy over the restoration of the famous ceiling that was done back then, little has been said about the other activities that took place in the walls of the holy city, and that may be continuing to this day.