Luke and Celia were young, talented, and passionate about art. From their first meeting, he was obsessed with her. She was smart, pretty, and funny. And a little odd. Her abusive mother had filled her with bizarre thoughts and rage, behavior he had never experienced firsthand. Her brain was twisted, and she was unable to love. Her suicide left Luke devastated, guilt-ridden, and lost. Woven within the doomed romance, HOLE explores an inspired philosophical structure in which artistic expression merges with permissible freedom to choose our final resting time and place in the universe. HOLE is a work of modern fiction based on a true love story. From paragraph one, the author sends his readers into deeply troubled territory where madness mimics love and logic. Beyond the worst grief, HOLE commands controversial contemplation and advocates hope. Follow Luke on his restless journey to the bittersweet end.