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The Tragedy of Gerald Neesh: Act V

This is the final installment in a five-act fiction story: The Tragedy of Gerald Neesh. Editor’s note: The following article contains references to suicide that some readers may find troubling. Gerald Neesh stood in his living room staring through the gap between the curtains at the young woman who had crashed into the back of…

The Tragedy of Gerald Neesh: Act IV

This is Act IV in a five-act fiction story: The Tragedy of Gerald Neesh. Editor’s note: The following article contains references to suicide that some readers may find troubling. “Maria Stone,” he said as he read her insurance card. “That’s a cool name.” “Thanks,” Maria said, as she scanned the room with its leguminous entrails…

The Tragedy of Gerald Neesh: Act III

This is Act III in a five-act fiction story: The Tragedy of Gerald Neesh. Editor’s note: The following article contains references to suicide that some readers may find troubling. As he lay in bed, he opened his eyes to a loud crash followed by a car alarm, the nightmare of his childhood whisked away through…

The Tragedy of Gerald Neesh: Act II

This is Act II in a five-act fiction story: The Tragedy of Gerald Neesh. Editor’s note: the following article contains references to suicide that some readers may find troubling. Gerald Neesh had always been frustrated by the boorishness of others. He never liked the charismatic, charming, obnoxious people that seemed to rule the world. Instead,…

The Tragedy of Gerald Neesh: Act I

This is Act I in a five-act fiction story: The Tragedy of Gerald Neesh. Editor’s note: the following article contains references to suicide that some readers may find troubling. Gerald Neesh decided it was time to die. Life was no longer worth living, he thought. It was full of pain and suffering and death, and…
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