Short stories tagged with Forgiveness.

Listing 23 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 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).

An ill man and disabled woman, both caught up in the business of a vicious mobster, reveal what had happened to them in the same cafe.