OK, so here’s the hook.
Having met in church, it is fitting that Phillip and Jeffrey’s story comes down to questions of faith versus despair. Will Phillip become the 39th victim in Jeffrey’s scientific tests to show that the stress of life adds physical weight–provable only with death, per Dr. Duncan MacDougall’s 21 grams experiments–or will Phillip’s faith that God will deliver him be rewarded?
That is designed to make you interested in wanting to know more about the story.
So, does it? I’d love to hear some responses.