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Stella by Starlight

Length: 30 pages20 minutes


Short story, 15 pages approx. When Charles Lawson, formerly a notorious heroin dealer known as God, is released from jail after ten years, he lives quietly in a small apartment near the sea, with his two cats. When Lawson's eye specialist diagnoses him with macular degeneration and says he will be totally blind in a few years, Lawson devises an elaborate plan to commit suicide while making it look like an accident. Trying to execute his plan, he meets Star in the dunes. Caught in a violent marriage with Wayne, she had been planning the same thing. Perhaps they will be able to save one another. [5,000 words].

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