1. As Gentry begins to recover from amnesia, there are portions of her memory that take longer to recover. Other than the obvious physical factor of her memory loss, what might have been holding back her full recovery?
2. Many of Freefall’s characters are struggling with issues from their past—some recent and others going back to their childhood. Which character connected most powerfully with you? Why?
3. It is easy to point the finger at Allegra’s infidelity and her earlier craving for money (and the security it supposedly brings) as the major factors for the stress in her and Rob’s marriage, but as Rob comes to realize in the story, he also made some choices that harmed their marriage. Even though he supported her during their separation, how might he have treated her in a more loving manner?
4. In this story, Gentry struggles with whether it is possible for her to continue in the acting profession because of the pressures it puts on her morally and her fear of how it might affect her relationship with Cameron as well as her Christian witness. Do you think it is possible to withstand the demands of the acting profession and celebrity—especially in Hollywood? What are some other professions that have similar pressures?
5. Gentry believes Hollywood is a shaper of contemporary culture and Christians have a responsibility to keep shining light and truth in the movies being made, as well as being, themselves, moral role models to other creative youth. Do you agree with Gentry’s position?
6. Can Hollywood be seen as a mission field with a powerful avenue to reach seeking individuals through art and story and the deep connections people make with the characters and plights portrayed on the silver screen? What other unconventional avenues would you consider useful in raising awareness and touching lives?
7. Soon after Rob praised God for his rescue, he was hit by the reality that his life was not going back to “normal.” He struggled to forgive God and Gentry. If possible, share a time in your life when you went through a similar struggle.
8. When Gentry finally remembered her past, she was forced to struggle anew with both Troy’s betrayal and her friend Helen’s rejection. From your experience, or the experience of people you know, what are the most helpful methods for healing after such things occur?