The Fading Story of One of Our Very Bravest

He proved himself with both barrels

Rob Furey
Age of Empathy
Published in
5 min readApr 16, 2024

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Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more. Photo by Cleber wendder Nascimento

Bravery is a state of mind. Without fear, there is no bravery. And fear is reacting to danger. Not only that, it doesn’t matter if the danger is real as long as you truly think it is.

We have always retained special places of notoriety for our heroes. We remember and even revere them for great acts and…

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Rob Furey
Age of Empathy

Rob is a professor of integrated science in Pennsylvania where he teaches biology and forensics courses. He writes both fiction and non-fiction.