An enigmatic figure by the name of Gil-Martin convinces Robert that he is an Elect - a soul bound to go to Heaven no matter the deeds in life. How will Robert choose to live the rest of his days? As a pious and modest man waiting for his Heavenly reward or as an despotic, vile and sinful person?,This book has been professionally formatted for e-readers and contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it.
Robert is a difficult and disturbed young man. He comes from a troubled family background and turns to his Calvinist faith for solace but finds it hard to get along with other people, particularly his brother and his dissolute father. After he falls in with the mysterious and charming Gil-Martin his actions become more and more extreme. He convinces himself that he is one of the lucky few who have been chosen for heaven and that therefore all his actions automatically right and good...even murder.