After fleeing the Klan, Hap and Leonard become lost in a thicket outside Grovetown, where they discover Florida's abandoned car and find her tape recorder.
Leonard goes to the black side of town to find out more about Florida's disappearance. Hap is shanghaied by sexy town cop Officer Reynolds.
Hap and Leonard quickly learn that the people of Grovetown are dangerous characters. A client of Florida's is found hanging from the town bridge.
Leonard lands in jail for burning down his neighbor's crack house. Hap agrees to go to Grovetown to look for a missing Florida Grange if Lt. Hanson will release Leonard.