“After reviewing the evidence, I can only say that, while I feel for the Defendant, taking the matter in his own hands was unjustified. Therefore, I can only rule: Guilty!”
The judge’s words rang in Thomas’ ears like sledgehammers on a gong. Guilty? How can I be guilty? She touched my kid!
He barely felt the hands of the guards take him by the arms and lead him out of the courtroom. His life swirled in his mind as he tried to think.
The only thought that gave him solace was his son would be safe.
Maybe, he’ll understand… someday.