Transitional periods are often telling. When a leader dies, those who might succeed him often tip their hand as to the kind of leadership they'll provide. After the death of Saul, David is confronted with a version of his predecessor's death that smells fishy. How he handles it reveals something about the man who will be Israel's next king. It's not a pretty story, but it shows some pretty gritty character. We'll discover what it is and what it could look like in our lives.