Chapter 8: SOS
O or – – – (Cont)
For those keeping track, this action is happening is happening on page 128.
S or . . .
– “…unfortunately it only has one answer: because he is the great Will Navidson.” notice the unusually long space between “is” and “the”. This answer seems to be set up like this to express that Will Navidson just is. Being “The great Will Navidson” is what Navy is and all he knows how to be. The space almost sets up a dramatic build up of Navidson’s essence or it provides a moment (a literal space for pause) for the reader to consider what Navidson is and then they elaborate after the moment passes.