Sam Hurley, "Nation's No. 1 killer" with a cold contempt for "heroes," escapes prison with two companions and takes a mixed bag of hostages to Nevada ghost town Lost Hope City. He knows they won't be found there because an atom-bomb test is planned for next morning! Relationships shift and tension builds as Hurley keeps the others in suspense as to whether he will let them escape before bomb time. Written by
Rod Crawford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
The woodie station wagon driven by Hurley has a desert water bag on the front bumper. After turning off the main road toward the ghost town, the bag is missing. Later on the bag is back on the bumper. See more
You don't think very much of people, do you?
I don't think very much of anything.
Referenced in Skullduggery