An instant can change your life. Over the course of your life, many of these instants shape the person who you are.At the age of ten, Colin Thomas played a game with fire that began a story. Over twenty years later, he is finally able to share that story with a stranger. With impassioned detail, he speaks of the four people who have helped shape his path through life. Through the highs of unwavering friendship and love, to the lows of tragedy and despair, Colin discovered who he was, and who he wanted to be. And, he learned that without hope, he could not truly live.