It's hard to imagine working up the nerve to kill a bear after one has almost killed you, but that's the kind of kill-or-be-killed thinking required on "Life Below Zero," which follows intrepid Alaskans as they carve out an existence in harsh terrain. In this exclusive clip, Sue Aikens talks about her near-death experience -- and why she's gearing up to hunt a bear. 

Would you ever want to live a "Life Below Zero"?

Liane Bonin Starr is an author, screenwriter and former writer for Her byline has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Variety and a lot of other places. Her last book was called "a scandalously catty, guilty pleasure" by Jane magazine. Expect the same from Starr Raving.