This story is so timely right now. The audio version of The Brave brings to life all of the battles, both literal and figurative that occur in one man's life. This is a bit different than Evans typical novel since it brings in a more female approach to the writing and uses a flipping back and forth between character narratives, much like Jodi Picoult. The are themes of bullying and the cost of war. Overall, it is a good listen with a decent story.