STORY OF THE WEEK: August 30

The story of the week from August 25 to 29 is Burial At Sea by Jim Purdy.

There was a lot of conversation about this story in the comments. It’s a touching tribute to a fallen friend, told in a matter-of-fact style, and despite its lack of flowery emotion it clearly resonated with the readers who have been rating it so highly. Thank you for contributing this story, Jim.