Harold Calfe, disgraced Shakespeare professor at Petonga University, dies alone in his office. A young Harold Calfe makes his name. Another Harold meets Chloe, the last love of his life.
In this experimental short story, lives intersect across time to form a single tapestry that can only be seen from outside.
This short story is set in the same universe as Julian Darius’s novel Nira/Sussa and explores similar themes. However, it largely focuses on different characters and may be read independently. The first chapter of Nira/Sussa is also included with this short story.