Water War: Snake Valle Okies vs. Las Vegas
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This mystery is a classic Little Guy vs Big Government in a battle to defend the individual’s livelihood and heritage. The conflict resolves around the Snake Valley Aquifer. The water is the life blood the individual rancher’s way of life; Las Vegas wants the water for development to expand its tax base. Stet, leader of the ranchers, embodies Old West values and uses high-tech methods to stop the pipeline to the aquifer. The Lounge Lizards, two Las Vegas cops, try to remove Stet as the opposition leader by framing him for a car bombing and a murder. While on the lam hiding out in “safe ranches,” Stet and his wife Ali find new and creative ways to say I love you without using the word love.