Michael grew up in a small town in Massachusetts called East Bridgewater, where he still lives. He enjoys movies and books and video games. He hopes that one day he can make enough money publishing stories like these that he won't have to do anything else.
An unconventional children's book in the tradition of Dr. Seuss and the Brothers Grimm, with a playfully dark tone reminiscent of the Addams family. It is a story written in the rhythmic rhyming style of many traditional kid's books, but with certain elements and subtext that may entertain the adult reader as well.
It is the summer of 1940.
William is a fighter pilot with the Royal Air Force. Sofia is a girl meets in a pub shortly before he is to go back off to war. The time they have together is necessarily brief, but perhaps their love is the flame that will see them through the darkness to come.
This is a short story.