“Travelling Through the Dark” tells the story of Archie Dunn, a young man who has lost his wife to a car accident. Not a tremendously cheery story, no — but it has its lighter moments. It was originally titled, “The Funerals of Strangers.”
Fivechapters (click here) is a wonderful site — edited by Dave Daley — that serializes fiction. So, the story appears in five pieces — one for each day of the work week.
The archive of stories they’ve published is great — some of my favorite contemporary fictioneers. Yep. Fictioneers.