When the still living victim or witness returns to the surface and daily life of a story transformed, it can be with a deeper understanding from having made the descent. Grief can lead to clear-eyed readiness, and purposeful nonviolence with death at your side. Perhaps, tired of mindless fear or having sought training to respond well under pressure, everyone on the next airplane or in the next theater will rush the next Shooter and fewer people will die. Perhaps some other way of changing the story happens. What would evolution into the bluer part of the human experience look like if the next chapter of preparation for violence were written by elders who know suffering, death, compassion, and had outgrown the titillations of the sexy terror fantasies that sprawl across our consciousness, Congress, and infotainment screens?