Sheriff JD Pickens had never before experienced such turmoil in his personal and business life as he did now. Whenever he thought he had the situation under control, something new would crop up. Pickens forged on undaunted, but the enormity of the conditions rolled over him like a giant bolder threatening to crush him like a cockroach. Pickens felt like giving up, but he wasn’t one to surrender without a fight. The problem was whether Pickens could win.