The kitten-shaped egg timer on the corner of the mattress beeps and they switch positions. Now she is cradling him. His head rests on her slender left arm; her right arm she drapes around his waist... [+]
Zachary Kellian is an Irish-American author currently residing in Seattle, Washington. He is the editor of Orca: A Literary Journal and has published numerous short stories over the last few years dealing with identity, human nature, and the universal struggle to find hope. He is finalizing edits on his first novel. You can follow him, his travels, and his dog on Instagram/Twitter: @zackellian
Rule Number 1: When asked about your parentage, give suitably vague answers.
It was Jimmy Doogan, a boorish kid with freckles spread like flak across his face, who had been the first to... [+]