Darren McKethan graduated from Baylor University in 1984 with a B.A. in History. He lives with his wife Lisa, in Robinson, Texas. They have three children. His interests include travel, reading science and history, and landscaping.
The novel is set in 1931 involving Effie, a sick elderly woman and Macy, both of whom are trying to accept their lots in life and their death. Effie has a conflict with mortality and what may be beyond, but Macy believes that after death she needs no person or entity on which to depend.