Many things in life inspired me to become a writer, but school was not one of them.
I don’t know what makes us choose a vocation. I suppose we all have different reasons why we gravitate towards a particular job. When we’re young it’s usually an honest passion. You love animals and want to see them protected, so you decide to become a veterinarian. You wonder what it feels like to step on the Moon, so you want to become an astronaut. Perhaps a painter, an actor, a doctor, a chef. A storyteller.
A grieving father makes one last gamble in exchange for his daughter’s life, but a mysterious woman raises the stakes higher than his ailing mind can handle.