For outsiders looking in, the world of AIDS holds remarkable faces of death. To insiders, it provides a cruel acknowledgement of devastating mirroring images and Panels is a novel about a few Southern baby boomers. The years began in the early eighties. By 1985, AIDS was no longer just for the “pretty preppie white boys.” The pages take the reader inside the lives of individuals to the moment of their separate demise and/or victory. Each was able to find their own emotional support through intricately woven threads of loyalty, doubts, and fears. Set during the most tumultuous periods between the early eighties and 2003, Michal decides to write his memoirs of his circle of friends. Unfortunately, Cleo has to write the final chapter. Panels is a story about healing, hatred, loving, spiritual transformations, loyalty and the gifts that last a lifetime.