July 1933: Barefoot Crossing, GA: in the midst of the Great Depression, one man and a revival tent are keeping this small town alive. Dashell March is a savior, and is set to lead the people of Barefoot Crossing to prosperity like a divine savior. Until someone murders him.
- Matt – Ken “Legs” Shelby. Private investigator and former muscle for the bootlegger Papa Two Peps. With the roaring twenties in the past and not many prospects open, Shelby has a jaded view of the world and doesn’t care what it takes to return to those days of glory.
- Manda – Patricia Callary. Journalist from North Carolina who is on the story of one Dashell March.
- Josh – Demetrius Briggs. Owner of a rare books and antiquities shop. Trying to help out the poor community with his current excess of wealth in these trying times.