U.S. Army Serial Number 37531447
Edge of the Cave is a multi-layered book. Ostensively, it's a story of a Type A lawyer who receives a special assignment to debate to an elite tribunal. It explores the witty, sometimes sarcastic, relationship between the protagonist, John Yates, and those people he meets.
Yet, on a deeper level, it is a story of a man seeking and reaching inspirational wisdom from the points of view of various religions and philosophies. He eventually reaches such a high level of enlightenment that he is committed to the Rusk County Psychiatric Hospital.
Additionally, those readers who have historical knowledge of various characters prominent in religion and philosophy should be able to enjoy a treasure hunt as clues are given of the significance of the various characters who are introduced throughout the saga.
The intent of this book is to create an interesting and entertaining read and yet, at the same time, prick the minds and intellect of its readers to inspire discussions and debates and a re-exploration of the readers approach to life.