The Robe is an intriguing and mysterious short story about Donovan Michael Mulligan who is the youngest child in his family. Catholic is his religion, and he had his first confession with Father Carmichael at St. Cardinal Catholic Church. Irish is his heritage, and he was raised in a middle-class family surrounded by members who work in the law enforcement profession. Donovan had an ordinary childhood until Thursday, March 28, 1985, when his life changed forever in the city of Boston. Donovan’s life-changing event caused him to determine at an early age what journey he would take as he grows into adulthood.