In these eight short stories, casuality forms a narrative that stretches the boundaries of modern fiction. Characters' lives are disrupted by tragedy and happiness; put in high-stakes scenarios, they struggle to survive. For the transect of each character's existence is determined by an aging man whose insecurity threatens to destroy their world. Born from his desire to make a final peace with himself, he gives the gift of life one last time, before it is too late. Each story is nothing less than breakneck, capturing moments in which people shed old selves and motives. Across diverse geographic settings, this volume of stories echoes the comedy, sorrow and sacrifice that are universal in everyday life.