Author: Kevin Klehr
Release Date: January 20, 2020
Format: ePub, Mobi
Cover Artist: Natasha Snow
Category: Literary/Genre Fiction
Word Count: 32800
Book Length: Novella
Sex Content: Non-Explicit
Warning: graphic violence, domestic abuse, and drug use
Kevin Klehr © 2020
All Rights Reserved
Pitch black. Then candlelight. One lonely flame lit the face of a plump-faced man in a robe.
“How did I get here?” I asked.
“That’s not important right now,” the monk replied. “It’s where you’re going.” He reached for a journal, which sat on the stool to his right, and set the candle in its place. He flipped several pages and held it to the flame. “Are you fond of voyages?”
I shook like nervous prey. “I really need to know how I got here.”
“You’re a troubled man in need of rest and recreation. And a healthy dose of self-reflection.”
“I wish you’d stop asking questions. You’ve never bothered listening to those who’ve responded.”
Harmonious chants filled the silence. These men’s voices calmed me, even though a dozen questions still needed answering.
Another light appeared coming from a round window. I shuffled toward it. There I was in the dark on the other side. I lay sleeping.