Originally published at: https://library.hrmtc.com/2017/11/06/someone-can-save-you-with-a-kiss-but-refuses-maybe-that-is-all-that-judas-wanted-a-kiss-when-he-didnt-get-it-he-answered-in-kind-thirty-pieces-of-silver-what-were-those/
Someone can save you with a kiss, but refuses. Maybe that is all that Judas wanted: a kiss. When he didn’t get it, he answered in kind. Thirty pieces of silver—what were those to him? He had given his answer. Then he went and hanged himself.
John Ajvide Lindqvist and Ebba Segerberg, Itsy Bitsy: A Short Story