The story takes place in the 40s and in the beginning of the 60s. Thomas Smith had a religious upbringing! His mother being quite abusive forbade him from pursuing his passions. This suppression turned Thomas into a deprived individual resulting in his growing up a tormented soul, constantly fighting his demons, striving for salvation. Its subject matter is racism, discrimination and the non-acceptance of differentiality and how, due to their upbringing, religion, family, environment, one may be transformed into a Racist. No one is born a racist. They are molded into, formed into one by the system.