What is honor?

To honor a man is to regard one’s self.

This story reveals how an eight-year-old boy learns who he is and what it means to honor others through the example of an imaginative recluse. Honor at Eight is a novel based on events from a boy’s life growing up in rural Nebraska.

Jim meets Darryl on the first day of school and from the classroom, to the crawlspace of a house, this story flows from conversations between friends to intense interactions with very strong and peculiar personalities.

A volatile gym teacher, an aggressive teenage boy, a medieval knight and a dragon are welded together to forge a boy into something more.