The Words There are some days—moments even—that define us. One day, half a century ago, still won’t let Jim rest. The Stranger A rainy afternoon at a coffee shop. And a conversation that will change her life forever. The Brittlebugs She never minded when they fell. In fact, a piece of her looked forward to the season. She might have been the only one, though, and this season would be different than all the rest. 2599 It's 2599 and he has no idea what he's doing. Here's a brief glimpse into a troubled mind, you'll likely have more questions than answers when you've finished.