The Tennessee River

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"Cuba Landing is a simple affair...The fuel attendant is genuinely Goth, from the heavily mascaraed eyes and blanched out lips to the leather, studs, and chains slung across a tall and gaunt body...One day he will be a captain of industry, the catalyst for great social justice, national chairman of the Rotary Club, or CEO of some digital on-line shopping conglomerate, but today he is just somebody’s unemployed, no-good nephew trying to be hip in this sweltering backwater. And he’s cool with it."

--Chapter 13: Adventure