My book Adulterous Generation comes out tomorrow. If you're interested, you can buy it from Queen's Ferry Press. It's largely about troubled and troubling young people, quite a few of whom show shades of my own experiences. So to celebrate, I'm going to do this slightly embarrassing thing here. I am posting one of the first short stories I ever wrote about young people in distress. "Restrant" was written in 1996 and published in the Greely High School literary journal Inkwell in 1997, at the end of my sophomore year of high school. Here it is.