Included in the short story collection Trouble Down South and Other Stories, Slave Auction, a 7753-word short story, will bring you to tears as you learn the fate of Horatio, a four-year-old slave boy who is sold from the arms of his mother in this tearjerker of a story.
Slave Auction – No! It can’t end there! I must know how Horatio (cool name) is going to fare! I want to see if Norris is going to take advantage of Aunt Virginny! What about Uncle Joe!’s feelings? And what about Clareene? Ack! I MUST know!!! *Ahem* Uh… sorry for my outburst… but it was such a good story! Love the writing style! Epic