As a millionaire with an inoperable brian tumour lies dying in his hospital bed, his life is about to take a different direction after he is visited on Christmas Eve by a mysterious stranger. Aristedes Miklos seems to have everything money can buy, except what he really needs. As this lonely and empty man awaits his inevitable death, he is flooded with memories of his childhood when he was truly happy. What follows is a heart warming story which really makes you consider the true meaning of Christmas, and shows that a simple act of human kindness and selflessness can change your life forever. This uplifting short story has a resounding Christmas message of hope, faith and benevolence. In a world full of self obsession, greed and apathy, it is so nice to read a story which evokes the true spirit of Christmas.