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Hands by GordTheMonkey

Author's Description:
Two kids, trapped with an abusive alcoholic, try to save up money to run away. How far will Ollie go to protect his little sister, when the man finds their nestegg and dashes their plans into the dirt? This is an emotional story about overcoming when all hope is gone.
Size: 39 KB ( ~ 7,396 words)
Sex Contents: No Sex
Tags: Tear Jerker, Violent

Review by Stormy Weather   [other reviews by Stormy Weather]

Reviewed: 2006-09-15 - (Review Updated: 2006-09-15)

The title of this story is symbolic for several events that take place and was well chosen by this talented author.

It's about the dark reality that some children face and the author tells it with harsh truth; but then, in the end, provides hope for his young victims. A hope that we can wish for others to have.

Hanky moments all the way around.

I'm glad I stumbled across this gem.

Plot: 10 | Technical Quality: N/A | Appeal to Reviewer: 10