Big Change, ch. 3: Noam Sitz

Monitoring: Noam Sitz
Haifa, Haifa District, Israel

6:35 p.m. Israel Standard Time
Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
16:35 Coordinated Universal Time
Tuesday, December 31st, 2013


This is death: the country that every person is traveling to, one second at a time. Like an event horizon, it is a boundary past which no one returns from. There is no place for them to return from.

Death is very much on Noam’s mind right now, and it colors everything that he sees. Out of the corner of his eye is the nurse, standing beside the door like the destroying angel. Her eyes, he thinks, are the brown of graveyard earth, and her painted fingernails the blue of heaven. She says nothing to him, but, uncharacteristically, both for herself and for a destroying angel, she is willing to give him a few moments more. Continue reading