Parade (With Fireworks)
In 1923, Italy was pulling itself from the wreckage of one World War while unknowingly plummeting towards another. The Nation seemed to be holding its breath, and the slightest perceived transgression could result in violence. On the evening of The Feast of the Epiphany, it did. Young Paolo is caught between a rowdy group of local Fascist Party members and his family. And the choice he's about to make will change his life forever!
story MICHAEL CAVALLARO art & cover MICHAEL CAVALLARO
After a violent confrontation with fascists, Paolo hides out until the furor has died down. But he is betrayed by his own sister, turned over to the fascist party and imprisoned! However, the real heartbreak to Paolo is the chain of events that surrounds her betrayal.