Seven short stories and two novellas by M. H. Callway
  1. What are the common themes that tie the story collection together?
  2. Revenge is the motive underlying most of the stories. Discuss.
  3. How does Amdur, as a male protagonist in Amdur’s Cat, differ from the women protagonists of Kill the Boss? How is he similar?
  4. Many of the women characters are oppressed in the stories. How do they settle their conflicts?
  5. The comic stories have dark elements and the dark stories have humorous tones. Discuss.