....in Las Vegas, a Saturday night poker game attracted its usual circle of roughniks.The
big losers that night were two tough guy cousins, Rocky and Stan, who left swearing
...in the next state over, the guard released an old man from behind iron bars.
...in Room 3 of the Catfish Fingers Motel, a middle-
...but Edison Ernest Frink Jr. was deep in a pool game at Gillhooley’s.
His right hand
fit around the cue, like skin on a snake. Sensitive fingertips targeted the
three ball. Crack. The white
cue ball clicked and sank
it. Thud. Into