The Ermenfrid Penitential: A Serial

The Ermenfrid Penitential: A Serial

David W. Peters
Thirteen Iraq War Veterans are on a journey back to Baghdad. Each pilgrim’s tale corresponds to a mysterious medieval penitential, whose author has a story of his own.


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Episode 5: Oscar’s Tale

Episode 5: Oscar’s Tale
Anyone who had not actually struck a man, but, nonetheless, had willed to do so, was to do three days' penance.
March 11, 2018
Episode 4: Jason’s Tale
Anyone who did not know how many men he had killed or wounded was, at the discretion of his bishop, to do penance for one day a week during the rest of his life, or, if he could, he might redeem his sin by a perpetual alms.
March 9, 2018
Episode 3: Christopher’s Tale
2. Anyone who had wounded a man, but did not know whether or not he had killed him, was to do forty days' penance for each man whom he could remember.
March 4, 2018
Episode 2: Michael's Tale
Michael’s Tale
March 2, 2018
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March 2, 2018

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