Amon Rao was born in the Fiji Islands in 1984 and obtained his primary education in Fiji and Scotland and secondary education in Melbourne. After completing a master's degree in commerce from Sydney University, he became a software developer and a weight-loss coach. He firmly believed that everybody had the ability to lose weight and obtain their dream body. Amon had experienced obesity by the age of six and struggled with this issue for most of his life. By the time he was twenty-one years old, he weighed 180 kilos. Over a period of several he engaged in a range of physical activities and dieting to fight this weighty problem. Amon had left a draft of this manuscript a week before his untimely death in 2016.