The Magic Mirror

      Michael Gemignani
The Magic Mirror

A young man runs away from parents he believes do not love or want him. An elderly couple, whose own son has run away, take him in, but he decides that he must help them find their own son. In his quest he is joined by another man who is trying to sort out his own life. In this story three young men learn much about themselves, life, and what love really means.The story begins when a young man, Adam, runs away from home because he believes his impoverished parents do not love him. He is taken in by an elderly couple whose own son, Robin, has run away to seek his fortune. Adam decides that he must try to locate their lost son and convince him to come home. In his quest, he is joined by another young man, David, who has left his own dysfunctional family. Along the way, Adam and David are given guidance in two magical encounters in forests and from a magic mirror. As the quest continues and is eventually resolved, all involved learn much about themselves, society, and, most of all, the meaning of love.

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