A nineteen-year old boy, with a malignant tumor, dies in a car accident. Quincy does the autopsy and meets the family. He goes to meet Dr. Pendleton, a doctor who deals with people who are close to death, and wants to learn how to deal with people who have just identified a loved one in a more dignified way. He spends some time with the doctor and even takes his place for a while.
Did You Know?
The title is from the poem "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night," by Dylan Thomas, which begins, "Do not go gentle into that good night, / Old age should burn and rave at close of day; / Rage, rage against the dying of the light." See more