A contemporary New York noir coming-of-age story - Nineteen-year-old Hootie has been in trouble all his life. An outsider, his father was Crow Indian; his mother is black; but Hootie is neither black, nor white, nor Latino, nor Asian. When he meets Bubba Yablonsky, the biggest white man hes ever seen, at a subway station in Harlem, he knows somethings up. Then Bubba opens fire at an innocent rat before offering Hootie money and a place to live. But whats the catch? And what else who else has Bubba shot?