Some find their life's calling in a flash of insight or through sleepless nights of toil. For others, it takes an act of kindness. But when one man's charity helps another realize his calling is to end a third man's life, what then? And what is one to do when the intended victim is the president of the United States?
AD 1881: After a close brush with death in a steamship disaster, Prometheus encounters another survivor who gripes about how aimless his life has become. Prometheus helps him find his purpose, inadvertently setting in motion the assassination of President Garfield.
A short story from The Prometheus Saga.