The novel-in-progress is first person female and follows Brittany, a Naval Flight Officer, two weeks before the decommissioning, or retirement of the naval airplane known as the E-6B Mercury, two years after the E-6B plane crash that initiated the decommissioning process, and which killed everyone on board, including Brittany's only female friend in the squadron. Brittany's next job in the navy will be as a speechwriter at the Pentagon. As such, at the direction of her superior, she is charged with giving a speech at the ceremony on the last day of the ceremony. Brittany is undergoing inner ...
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