The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Arjuna Ardagh

“I stood at the bridge ahead of middle of the night, the wind from the sea arriving in violent blasts, as though asserting lower than its breath, ‘Jump, motherf***er, jump.’ This used to be the final of a string of tried departures, such a lot orchestrated in my drained brain. continuously a sour reminder of all that have been misplaced and destroyed by means of my foolishness.”

while suicide seems like your best choice, you recognize whatever has long gone horribly wrong—and that’s simply how Matt Thomson felt. He had misplaced every thing: his spouse, his teenagers, his activity, all his funds, and his entrance door key. yet every thing alterations whilst he meets Joey Murphy, ex-Merchant Marine, entrepreneur, instructor, and wild guy, an enigmatic mix of Forrest Gump, Merlin, and a long-lost most sensible friend.
Upon listening to Matt’s woes, Joey deals Matt a life-changing deal he can’t resist:

“The existence you recognize has been thoroughly predetermined via previous behavior, either your triumphs and your disasters. while you're fairly on the finish of your rope, those conduct will drop away, and you'll be unfastened . . . I provide you with ten days, beginning this day. i'll exhibit you all you must see. it's as much as you.”

And with the deal struck Joey leads Matt at the roller-coaster trip of his lifestyles: a 10 day event choked with dodging cop vehicles, enjoying Blind Man’s baseball at the fringe of a cliff, discovering heaven in a Taco Bell, and studying how you can open the hearts of overall strangers. Joey introduces Matt to “the real Teacher,” but additionally leads him to stand his personal private darkness and melancholy.

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