“Wisdom of the Father” by Joshua Chaplinsky

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Theo throws a huge party for his ten year old son, Joe. His neighbour Nate suggests that Joe is only 'good' because he has everything he needs. Theo takes this as a challenge, allowing Nate to test his theory. He's confident that Joe will come through, that he'll realise he did all this to make him see what's really important.

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About the Author
Joshua Chaplinsky is the Managing Editor of LitReactor.com. He has also written for the popular film site Screen Anarchy and for ChuckPalahniuk.net, the official website of ‘Fight Club’ author Chuck Palahniuk. He is the author of ‘Kanye West—Reanimator.’ His short fiction has appeared in Zetetic, Motherboard, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Thuglit, Dark Moon Digest, Pantheon Magazine, Fabula Argentea, and multiple print anthologies . More info at joshuachaplinsky.com.
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