The playful scenes in this book are dangerous, and the most violent moments are fiction. The characters this author creates and the themes he reflects on lead to insight, acceptance, or celebration. Whether writing about a psychopathic killer on a rampage or two honest brothers trying to connect with each other, a lonely older couple trying to make a marriage work or the author himself trying to go back home and understand his past, the end result is always a breakthrough into clarity and truth. As the "Free-throw Doc," Bill Killian has made 260 consecutive throws without a miss, and he has made over 100 consecutive free throw hits on 120 different occasions. BREAKTHROUGH is one more hit.