Chapter 1. “The Way Forward Is the Way Back”
“The mind is a spacious country through which we are granted free passage by way of memory and desire.” Memory's Fire, a novel by E. A. Gray, narrated by Eliot Gray Fisher: An apocalyptic fire consumes Alex Mann’s hometown in New Mexico. His father and his best friend are both killed in the disaster, leaving him with a harrowing secret about his role in their deaths. Scarred in mind and body, he embarks on a protean struggle to recreate himself. The kaleidoscopic twists of his journey reveal facets of a Mann he never knew.