The story centers around the main character, John Matherson’s, experience during the attack. Quicker than a lightening strike, John’s phone call is cut short by the explosion of a nuclear war head over central United States.
I understand that the likelihood of this happening is impossible to say, but it hurts a little less if I push those logically-sourced thoughts of mine deep into my mind, and let myself believe, even for just another moment, that we’ll be together once more.
The message of the story touched my heart in a way that not many others have. The moment I closed the book for the first time, I knew it would be a story that I would read many times over the course of my life.