All of these people are telling stories but they"re not sure where the story is going because the story is still happening and is not over yet. Pepys: lived during the great fire of london, the author of the site published pepys diary as a blog online, talks about how the fire affects him personally and shows compassion to the people in. Ballad is very explicit and says that the fire is a punishment for london"s sins and if they don"t change their ways more sins will come. Stone: the interviewers collected this information to see if the proper procedures were in place and if they weren"t, how to improve, he is severely traumatized by his experiences. Why he survived, and others didn"t: suffering from survivors guilt, he was at both of the towers when both of the fell and he survived both times, on page 8 he starts talking about fate.