You can tell a more over-the-top incredible story if you use a nonfiction form.
We don't see a lot of models for male social interaction. There's sports and barn raisings.
If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character, would you slow down? Or speed up?
I used to work as a volunteer in a hospice, but I don't have any nursing skills or cooking skills or anything, so I was what they call an escort. I would take people to the support groups every night, and I would have to sit sort of on the sidelines so I could take them back to hospice at the end of the meeting.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.