LOUIS LINVILLE is plagued by nightmares that seem to foretell of something bad about to happen. By night, he dreams of a mouthful of blackened, rotting teeth and struggles to breathe. By day, he works as a busy and successful consultant and spends time with his love, Karen. But when he is involved in a horrific car accident, it seems Louis's nightmares have unfortunately come true.
As Louis floats somewhere between reality and the world beyond, he meets his Watcher who has been with him throughout his lives. As the Watcher reveals that Louis has landed in a place where he can take stock of his lessons, observe what he has learned and has left to learn, and prepare to accept the next phase of growth and maturity, he also discloses that Louis has held several identities in his past lives. While the Watcher leads Louis back in time to see who he has been and why, Louis realizes there is greater meaning to his existence than he ever knew.
In this poignant short story, a man who meets his Watcher after a life-altering accident is led on an enlightening journey back into his past lives.