― An O'Henryesque thread which has wound its way through many a narrative is the letter that never arrived. Whether through mis-delivery or act of nature or plane crash, a letter professing true love never reaches its intended recipient. In an age prior to email, such a gap could wreak emotional havoc for both parties, or at very least quietly change their lives for the worst forever. ∙ Will left a message on Mac's voice mail on the night that bin-Laden came to justice. Will had been [...].