Sonny has a tendency to play practical jokes. His latest trick ended with the death of three of his intended friends. The local Constable, Orville Heades investigated the deaths, and found Sonny not at fault. There was a backlash from the community, but Constable Heades and Sonny became friends. When the local cola mine's Superintendent dies, the Constable includes Sonny in his investigation. There have no clues, but Sonny sees life different because of his disability, and he eventually solves the crime.Together, they discover many things, and one is Sonny's three mothers.