Dedicated to memory of Major Jesse Taylor.
We made a pact. He lived up to his end by dying. I tried to live up to my end by following The Death Agreement.
What you will find within these pages is a true recounting of a man’s life as seen through my eyes. It’s almost an impossible task when some of what you see can’t be real and what is real you may refuse to see.
Human beings have a capacity to dread the truth, to distort facts when they don’t fit our predefined notions of how the world should work. We forget that reality isn’t what we want it to be. We ignore the signs that our universe doesn’t care about us. It constantly changes to suit its own needs. Nothing is perfect. This includes the focus of my story. People come and go. Pieces don’t fit neatly together. Doubt clouds judgment. Mistakes are made. All hell breaks loose when no one is looking. I guess that’s how life is supposed to be.
Pay What You Want
None At This Time