Dead is a collection of eight short stories that all look at death from different angles. Ordinary people in ordinary circumstances that death just happens to play a leading role in.Dead: What if you hatched a plan to make your circumstances better, except in order for your plan to work you would have to be dead? Old friends out for a few drinks, blue skying it in a bar. Or are they? Maybe there is more reality to the conversation theyre having then there seems to be.Firefight: A jungle in Vietnam is home to this story of a man that finds himself in circumstances not of his own making. He finds himself examining what he believes in as events unfold before him that take him farther away from anything safe and understandable.Justice, Out along the Border, Blackness of the Soul, Private Investigations, After Death and Last Ride make up the balance of the stories in this collection. Each take a look at the role death plays in the circumstances of the people that find themselves interacting with it. Whether they are the people who may die, will die or just bystanders.