Our Problem with Death

Posted On May 16 2016 by

Death, in my not so humble opinion, gets a bad rap. In many stories, mine included, death is the ultimate horror. The final disaster that my hero must prevent at all costs, whether it be her own or that of a dear friend or family member. Death signifies failure, injustice, ugliness. But why is that? As human type people, we are the only species that does not readily accept death as a natural part of our existence. But it comes to all of us. Some early in life, some later. Some unexpected. Some very much expected. In the end, though, …