Part A/B, "Of Heroin & Other Demons."
"Montage of Heck"
One of Ten Things
See Sarah Khatry, "Montage of Heck," for all annotations that follow.
: "For many, a one-month detox program, no matter how expensive, will end in relapse. It’s just not enough. The stats are hard to find online. One site tells you a 10-15% relapse post-rehab. Another will give you the same figures for success..."
: "I offered Travis the radio, but he said he didn't know the stations. He never took his discs of Nirvana out the speaker. He referred to himself, perfectly serious, as a Nirvana addict..."
: A familiar answer. The Kid: "I can't tell you. Secret CIA stuff..."
 "Huck Finn in his rambles now makes a comment about blue baggies somewhere up The Kid's ass. The Kid snaps his head and glares, chin out, in a moment so silently observed it almost didn't happen..."
 To Lisa, he's Eric. To Sarah, Huck Finn.
 "Gord, with his permanently skewed eye..."
 "Huck Finn and The Kid were panhandling to the right of Nectar's on Main Street in Burlington at ten one night. The sign, lettered in red neon, rotated above them: LOUNGE Nectar's RESTAURANT..."
 "After we greeted them, asked if we could hang with them for the night, Lisa sat down with Huck on a single low step and I was left with The Kid..."
 ""I need to go to that bridge in Winooski. Just a ten minute drive from here. You know, I could really use a ride...""
 "Narcan, the brand name of naloxone, can be used in the event of overdose to help prevent death and minimize brain damage..."
 "Anna is twenty and lives in Vermont. When we first met her, she was in furlough housing, six weeks out of jail, just off the bracelet..."