Emma introduces Harry Neal, 63, an existential dropout cursed with a trouble inducing curiosity. Harry's lazy day is interrupted when a friend hauls him to a shallow grave in the woods and shows him a skeleton with a bullet hole in its skull. Aided by persistence and the occasional dollop of cheap wine, he follows a vague trail of hints back twenty years. Along the way he questions an eclectic group of characters, is witness to human ruin, and pays $170,000 for a cat. ...