HARAMU: Behind The Mask consists of two short stories of life, love, lust and adventure between Black and African SGL men in the diaspora. The stories, Redemption and Ashiki are told in a way that only the author, Theodolphus I could. In Redemption, Marz and Leon re-evaluate their longtime friendship after a night of bromancing. Their relationship is a tale of love, passion, pain and pleasure in this bittersweet story which will keep you riveted to the end. Ashiki highlights the journeys of Rufus and Haram. Rufus is from Montaveis in the Caribbean and Haram is from the African country of Mbingu. Their paths cross in America where they form an unlikely friendship. This journey of self discovery will take them full circle back to Montaveis and Mbingu as they experience passion, pain and pleasure.