The Great Man’s Funeral

He had prepared well. As loathed as he was to admit it, he knew the day was coming. Since he wouldn’t be there to supervise the occasion himself, he provided 583 leather-bound pages of detailed instructions. Everything from the paper stock in the memorial programs to the exact shade of gray in the pallbearers’ coat lining was meticulously specified. He was the Great Man, and his funeral must befit one.

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Matthew Arnold Stern

Matthew Arnold Stern

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A novelist and award-winning public speaker and technical writer. My novels Amiga and The Remainders are available now.