A Feast of Snakes Characters

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Joe Lon Mackey

Joe Lon Mackey is an ex high school quarterback whose inability to read has left him in a mediocre life following graduation. Unable to follow his high school sweetheart, Joe Lon instead tuns his father's liquor store, marries a woman who he doesn't love, and has children he seems to care little for. Joe Lon knows he was something in high school and cannot seem to get over his current life of mediocrity. He is angry and often abuses his wife. He doesn't hate her, as he shows in his frequent remorse for his actions, but he also doesn't respect her or love her. His constant anger allows him to find common ground with Willard, the current quarterback of the high school team. Together, the two are dangerous, as their anger and levels of violence escalate in relation to the others' behaviors. Joe Lon's family has...

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