Great joy had been followed by an even greater sorrow. Jo-Eb sat there, numb, pushing his head into his hands. He was completely drained and had no desire to even try to climb out of this pit of depression. He could no longer fathom a reason for life. How would he now be able to carry on? How could such a tragedy trump all that had ever had any meaning in his life? Then a knock came at the door, and a young lad was in need of help. He shoved his self-pity into a corner of his mind for now, and he knew that even when tragedy strikes, life still goes on.