Somewhere out West is a town no one knows about - a desert town whose inhabitants wait for the day a great earthquake will bring them beachfront property.
Here, two young lovers on the run from the Mob will learn that love is more than just another four-letter word.
A once-beautiful, now-broken woman will let the demons of her past pull her down into a thick soup of depravity and death.
A betrayed little girl running from everything will decide to help someone and be scarred forever.
And a big lug with big dreams will achieve fame and glory and then throw it all away.
These are just some of the people whose tales will stick in your gut for the rest of your days.