By Andrew Vachss
After years of rigorously operating the sides, a blood-commitment forces Burke's go back to his former occupation: "violence-for-money." Claw, as soon as the shot-caller of a white supremacist criminal gang is loose . . . and terminally ill--he desperately wishes a pile of money to wager on a long-shot healing. He tells Burke a few punk who as soon as bought safety from him, a guy who claims to grasp the reality in the back of a "cold case, " the unsolved rape-murder of a thirteen-year-old woman. The killers are all weathly males this day, perfect blackmail marks. yet wealth is energy, and the informant wishes Claw's security back. Burke makes a decision to roll the cube. A win might supply Burke the 2 issues he lives for: funds and Revenge. A loss may flip "terminal" from a analysis right into a definitely, and never only for Claw.