“Out the corner of my eye I see this snake. I jump up and fire and that’s when I hit’im. But I was aiming at the snake. Honest. It was just a toe. It’s not like I blew Dale’s brains out. Here’s the thing though, the thing that Dale doesn’t get. We’re all connected. That’s what I know now. We always were and didn’t even know it.” When Zero disappears, the story moves out in the universe then back to the small town twenty odd years later, as Zero’s half-sister Abby tries to come to grips with his return.