A man known as Lucky suddenly becomes very unlucky as he begins to lose one sense after another, eventually cutting him off from any contact with the outside world. This is the story of how Lucky and his wife and two children cope with his increasing alienation and wrestle with the decision to mercifully end his life or continue to hope for a medical breakthrough that will restore his senses. More
Hard working husband and father, Lucky Morton, isn’t as fortunate as his nick name would suggest. He’s losing his senses one after another. He can’t smell, he can’t taste. What next? Can Lucky’s doctors halt his plunge into sensory oblivion? Would a loss of all senses raise a quality-of-life issue? Is a life devoid of contact with the outside world worth living?
Jill, his wife, takes up the fight for Lucky’s survival, while dealing simultaneously with all the pressures of managing a family of four. But she may be in over her head. While trying to do what’s best for Lucky, she must confront some powerful adversaries with their own ideas and agendas. Inevitably, the reader comes face to face with the question: how would you respond if it happened to you?