There are many ways to be right.
The writing of an index is the telling of someone else's story. We take the author's narrative and create an abbreviated version. As we write, we highlight the characters, name the places, and hint at the plot in the author's prose.
In this book, we have been telling the story of two indexers and our approaches to one text. In our final chapter, we close the story by talking about the comparison aspect of this project, revisiting the indexing principles, and offering a perspective on the collaborative approach to writing this book.