Short stories tagged with Forgiveness

Listing 24 stories.

Faced with inexplicable suffering in a locked ward of a mental hospital, a young woman must choose whether to give up or live life on her own terms.

A judge notorious for his harsh rulings finds himself conflicted when his beloved daughter begs him to save her criminal husband.

When his attempt at religious repentance fails, a troubled teenage boy with a reputation for being a bad boy ends up taking a school prank too far.

A young, energetic clockwork marionette joins the carnival to find her absent mother and learns about love, death, and forgiveness when she raises her own son.

While looking for a place to bury her son, a poor white woman thinks back to when she had to bury her husband after he was murdered.

After a dangerous encounter with a predatory artist in the 1980s, a former artist-turned-housewife tries to imbue her oblivious teenage daughter with that same fear of men that leaves her cold decades later.

When a flight that went missing in a wormhole twenty years ago finally reappears, a distant workaholic father who was on board reaches out to his now-grown son by email.

A group of young Black women known as the "Furious Girls" are ostracized by their town because of their often destructive ability to create fire. However, when a natural disaster looms over the town, the girls must return to save the people they love.

A young woman grows up without magic in a magical family and society, with strict rules and roles that are often tied to gender. When she sets off on a journey and her adult life begins, she finds her worldview tested—especially when members of her family come out as transgender and begin to transition.

A mother and her three children discuss what to do (in the hours after?) after the father leaves (and they aren't sure if he'll come back. something like that).