the headmaster's office.
This was it. He knew. Father Donohoe hated him. The memory of the scene in Father Donohoe's office played out again in his head, the yelling, the recriminations, the oft heard, "You're just like your no-good wastrel of a father. A Sullivan is a Sullivan and will always be a Sullivan."
And just like that, only months before he graduated, Joe Sullivan had been kicked out of school Back then, Joe had thought that it was because Joe was a bad seed, like Father Donohoe had always told Joe.
But he'd learned a few things about the world, ever since he entered the army.
The world needed bad seeds.
He looked at the two women, so sure they had him figured out, thinking he was the same abandoned, neglected, studious and needy kid he was when he was last here, and said