The bolt of lightning that lit up Stokesay Castle just before Christmas in 1991 was invisible to everyone except the first-time visitor who experienced it.
It was a brilliant, internal flash of recognition that took place in the mind of Jack D. Gulati.
A veteran buyer and seller of businesses who had immigrated to the U.S. from India as a teenager, Gulati had learned to profit from such moments. He had experienced many. Like all the other times, as he absorbed the hulking medieval-style grandeur of Stokesay, he saw two simple things.
Value and possibility.