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.
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.
It becomes a world where souls leave their bodies to commit crimes of passion and hatred, purgatory-like villages hide in distant valleys, and Colonel Sanders reveals an “entrance stone” to an alternate world.