Being bullied creates deep scars that may remain for life. Self-confidence can become an elusive or impossible goal. Victims are aware of that, being forced to deal with their inner torments daily, while bullies frequently live their life without ever becoming aware of their mistakes, which could represent a key step in their growth process. But no one is really either weak or strong: we all have weakness we need to acknowledge and to live with, we all have to learn to be aware of ourselves and others in making decisions. These aspects of bullying are at the heart of the new novel authored by Giovanni Floris, Quella notte sono io (I am that night, Rizzoli, 2017): an opportunity to discuss an important issue, in the presence of school pupils.