The Third Man Factor: Surviving the Impossible

The Third Man Factor: Surviving the Impossible

John Geiger


The 3rd guy Factor is a rare account of the way humans on the very fringe of demise frequently feel an unseen presence beside them who encourages them to make one ultimate attempt to outlive. This incorporeal being deals a sense of desire, defense, and tips, and leaves the individual confident she or he isn't really on my own. there's a identify for this phenomenon: it’s known as the 3rd guy Factor.

If just a handful of individuals had ever encountered the 3rd guy, it would be brushed off as an strange fable shared by means of a number of overstressed minds. yet through the years, the adventure has happened many times, to Sept. 11 survivors, mountaineers, divers, polar explorers, prisoners of conflict, sailors, shipwreck survivors, aviators, and astronauts. All have escaped annoying occasions in simple terms to inform strikingly comparable tales of getting sensed the shut presence of a helper or father or mother. The strength has been defined as every little thing from hallucination to divine intervention. contemporary neurological learn indicates whatever else.

Bestselling and award-winning writer John Geiger has accomplished six years of physiological, mental, and old learn at the 3rd guy. He blends his research with compelling human tales comparable to that of Ron DiFrancesco, the final survivor to flee the area exchange middle on September 11; Ernest Shackleton, the mythical explorer whose account of the 3rd guy encouraged T. S. Eliot to write down of it in The Waste Land; Jerry Linenger, a NASA astronaut who skilled the 3rd guy whereas aboard the Mir house station—and many more.

Fascinating for any reader, The 3rd guy Factor finally explains this mystery to survival, a 3rd guy who—in the phrases of famed climber Reinhold Messner—“leads you out of the impossible.”

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