By Joshua Fields Millburn
Humans don't understand how to like those they love till they disappear from their lives.
As he ways thirty, Jody Grafton's profession as a singer-songwriter falls aside: he loses his checklist deal, his cash, his fame--even his wish to create new track. whereas he stares on the rubble of his one-hit-wonder musical profession, his mom is clinically determined with lung melanoma, his marriage ends unexpectedly, and Jody starts off ingesting seriously to deaden his new fact. whilst he hasn't a unmarried cause left to reside, he makes an attempt suicide and results in a psych ward the place he's prodded with questions he isn't but ready to respond to. Amid the tailspin, Jody gets a mobilephone name from his lately estranged female friend and she or he has unforeseen information: she's pregnant.
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The red beam narrowly missed him and instead hit the staff member, instantly vaporizing him and sending screaming people fleeing for cover. Shatner and Bob dropped to the ground. Shatner rolled beneath the closest table and crouched up while Bob crawled on all fours to the adjacent row of tables. He slowly raised his head to get a look at his new attacker. You’ve got to be shitting me. Kirk came running around the row of tables and stood where Shatner had just been. He looked around puzzled. Shatner crouched beneath the table and braced both his hands under it.
The man in front hooted and Bob took his eyes off the screen to glare at him, but the man was no longer there. Bob sat up to get a better look at the front row. The man really was gone. Bob sat back, relieved to be rid of the nuisance. He jumped when he realized there was now someone sitting next to him. The man was facing him, with a broad, slightly unhinged smile. The man leaned closer and Bob gasped when he saw the face of William Shatner. ” Then the man was gone. One moment he was sitting next to Bob and the next, the seat was empty.
Shatner pushed his way into the crowd, hoping to find a celebrity’s table or a convention worker that could direct him to where he could find one. He squeezed his way past fat collectors arguing over the printing number of action figures and dealers attempting to overcharge for limited edition Christmas tree ornaments. It was so busy and crowded that no one took notice of him. After going down the third row of tables he was beginning to lose hope that he could find anyone to help him. “Bill! ” Shatner spun around at the sound of his own voice, ready to fight.