Arlene asked:

Garth, What is the significance of age 14? Both in A Sudden LIght, and your prior creation, How Evan broke his head & other Secrets, the central figure is a 14 year old male. Is this pure coincidence? A forever fan, Arlene

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Katy Smith I'm not Garth, but for me the significance of 14 is that age 14 is about when teenagers start to really mature. It's a good age to mark that they are no longer just children, but are starting to learn the ways of the world.
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