Rogan returns to his hometown to visit his aunt.
- Cab driver ignores the given address as he and Rogan approach Town Square.
- Rogan notices onlookers gathering at Town Square.
- Rogan witnesses Aunt Paulette’s public hanging.
- Rogan retaliates by assaulting the Sheriff.
- Rogan falls unconscious with a whack of the Sheriff’s nightstick.
Rogan leaves hometown to study mortuary science as an apprentice.
- Rogan struggles with his assignments.
- Rogan’s scores indicate he won't fare well as an embalmer or examiner.
- An emergency call from Aunt Paulette forces him to return home.
Rogan awakes in a locked room with Aunt Paulette’s body on a slab.