In real life, Terry Sumerlin is a motivational speaker and author. In this vella, a blend of fact and fiction, the character Terry Sumerlin gives lectures on success to cruise ship passengers and teaches success principles to his son Jon, traveling with him for the summer, through words and examples. Yet somehow this motivational speaker has lost his motivation. How does Terry regain his enthusiasm? The experiences of one human becoming will inspire, motivate, and encourage others who are humans becoming.