Thanks to Anatoliy Dubovik for biographical information in the introduction, afterword, and notes. Translation from the Russian and editing by Malcolm Archibald.
From: Originally published in Katorga and Exile: Stories of the Revolutionary Movement in Russia (Kiev, 1924), pp. 30–41. Reprinted in the Russian-American journal Volna: № 57 (September, 1924), pp. 33-40.. Translated by: Malcolm Archibald.