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By Vincent Louis Carrella

Within the deep mountains of Appalachia, the Flints of Leatherwood, Tennessee, unfold the observe of the gospels through dealing with lethal serpents and ingesting lye in entrance of huge gatherings of the devoted. Believing his ten-year-old son Jacob—called Toad or Spud—to be a prophet, Charles, the patriarch, takes the boy down an extended and hard direction as they commute the again roads of the postwar Deep South looking for God and plumb the depths in their unorthodox model of religion. yet surprising, stunning tragedy will shatter Charles's loved dream of establishing a ministry and an everlasting church—and set younger Jacob on a dramatically varied direction.

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Before I saw that, I was nothing, I was sleeping, I was like an ant crawling on the 21 SERPENT BOX ground. I heard about it, of course. I knew what they did up there. I don’t know if I’ll ever be the same as I was before. It’ll be dark. Well, I have a light. It’ll be worse than it was today. Maybe I should come too. Don’t you dare follow me. This is a thing I have to do. Alone. 22 3 NO BETTER CLOCK THAN A CHILD C harles Flint stares through the screens in the Bible room out to the low hills beyond the house where the road cuts through and rises to meet the woods beyond.

Well, I have a light. It’ll be worse than it was today. Maybe I should come too. Don’t you dare follow me. This is a thing I have to do. Alone. 22 3 NO BETTER CLOCK THAN A CHILD C harles Flint stares through the screens in the Bible room out to the low hills beyond the house where the road cuts through and rises to meet the woods beyond. His children come out of those woods. They descend slowly, and he wonders what makes them stop when they do, and what they’re saying that requires a halt to say it.

She whispers to him now. She tells him to be still and go to sleep. But he won’t listen. She feels like he’s spinning inside of her belly. Her feet tingle and her hands are numb. The old woman snores on a cot over by the stove, and this keeps her up too. She knows she will not sleep again until after the child is born. She reaches out to touch the wall and fingers a hole there that’s as smooth and clean as a rifle bore. 54 3 JOURNEY ON A TRAIN C harles sticks out his hand from the midst of his sleep.

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