Where the Elephants Sleep
by Anton Styles
On the third day after the tragic loss of his family at age 5, Andy slipped into his dream of joining the circus to escape a world ruled by aggression and anger. Challenged by his own brand of torment for the atrocities self-inflicted, solace could only be found by discovering the circus of life.
Not before in five years of life did nighttime pass so slowly for Andy. The cracker-box trailer bedroom heightened claustrophobia in wake of the accident that claimed the lives of his family three days before. As the night lumbered into morning, he searched the...