Most epics have traditionally been told in the third person, the hero’s adventures, whether comic or tragic or a mixture of the two, presented with some sort of objectivity.
But these are different times and this is a different approach.
In his own words, as he lived it, Big Dan has promised to tell the tale of his bravery (boarding an airplane), his pursuit of his great love (chasing Pookie to Paris) and the trials and tribulations that periodically impacted upon his Great Journey into Beer.*
This is not a shameless act of self-promotion, understand. The shy and reserved Mr. Bengel was literally forced to the task.
I mean, seriously, there was certainly no Homer among that motley crew.
(*Okay, make that two great loves.)SHARE