The characters will never enjoy the fullness of their hard-won personal realizations if their journeys are cut short.
Is change always, in all cases, a requirement for interesting characters?
We Need New Names could be like the news - heavy and overwhelming. It avoids that by its choice of narrator and perspective.
He is tormented by questions that have assailed real-life theists for centuries.
How do we build up our 'morality' muscles for the marathon.