Actor Nicholas D’Agosto comments, “I 'm realizing for the first time, your life goes on while you 're trying to pursue this career. I saw my career as everything. But you have this life, too. Living your life fully, you come to know yourself better. You 'll find the place for it.” D’Agosto made a statement that shows how people easily idolize specific parts of their lives without truly knowing about their life and themselves. Throughout life, the eyes of people are opened to the true meaning of life as they meet people, gain experience, and reflect. Tim Downs attempts to capture this eye opening event in the fifth book, out of six, in the “Bugman Novels” called Ends of the Earth (Nashville, TN: Alive Communications Inc. 2009). Downs fabricates a murder mystery that is connected to a terrorism attack which could lead to the ruin of The United States of America. He helps readers explore the lives of several characters throughout the book. Downs displays the importance of knowing oneself, love, and priorities as he identifies the tensions, idols, and values of characters. Overall, he shows the need to recognize and understand humanity.
Downs explores a unique realm as he creates a life for his bugman, Nick Polchak. Nick is a professor and a Forensic Entomologist: someone who studies insects and applies the knowledge to legal investigations, usually crime related to death. Throughout Downs’ books Nick is presented with several tough mysteries and murders. In Ends