The Question and Answer section for The Five People You Meet in Heaven is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Eddie's father's last act is to give up his own life for a friend.... even if that friend betrayed him. He saves Mickey out of a sense of loyalty..... and in my own opinion, an act of forgiveness.
I'm sorry, my copy of the text does not have page numbers. Chapter please?
"It's fixed" is Eddie's way of telling his father that he forgives him.