We Are All Protagonists In Our Own Stories

The new issue of Foundling Review is live, a special tribute issue to Writers' Bloc which unfortunately closed its doors back in August. I was scheduled to have a story in the next issue which never came to be, and the editors at FR were kind enough to include my piece "The Lonely Life of a Tertiary Character" alongside work by Jack Frey, Eugenia Tsutsumi, Edward Rathke, Lisa Marie Basile, and Katie Manning. I'm not really sure where the inspiration for this piece came from except I've always remembered a deleted scene from the first Austin Powers movie, a heartbreaking scene that tries to remind us how even trivial henchmen have lives too. And by the almighty power of YouTube, I present it to you here: