Matthew Alingdale was born with gigantis manus-a giant hand. It’s a rare condition and impossible to hide. From the beginning, he’s ostracized and bullied but refuses to be a victim, despite a steady stream of adults who believe the Hand defines him. While Matthew’s iconoclasm changes hearts and minds, the people close to him (especially his beloved Melissa) cannot escape dark forces beyond his control.
Mark Hasiuk is a former investigative reporter and columnist.