The Good - Chapter 2 - "Lessons"
Prologue | Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 The young graduate student stood in a ray of light at the front of the lecture hall, motes of dust eddying around him. He hadn’t said a word since he entered minutes earlier. Two dozen undergrads sat in a rough semicircle, some with pens poised over writing pads, others reviewing […]
The Good - Chapter 1 - "Chats"
Prologue | Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 “As far as technically illegal deals with lobbyists go,” Martin Bridge’s staffer told him as he left the office, “this one’s a no-brainer.” Martin walked down the steps to the black Escalade that always awaited him. Jerry, his man from the Capitol Police, held the door open for […]
The Good - Prologue - "Dredging Up a Derelict"
THE GOOD Prologue | Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 The damn kids have no respect, thought Malcolm Moses Worthy as he ladled rice into a bowl the color of a wet sidewalk. His granddaughter Marcy was always lecturing him on the alternatives. “What would you prefer, Grandpa?” she’d ask, chin thrust out, brown eyes protruding, […]