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Meet Kelly O'Kelley, a proud gay man who's lover of five years has recently committed suicide after trying to become an ex-gay. Kelly joins the ex-gay ministry to find out why.
A broken-hearted and enraged Kelly decides to pose as a recruit at Lion's Mouth Christian Ranch to discover why his beloved William committed suicide after experiencing religious conversion. In the isolated high mountains of the desert, where there is no way out, Kelly soon discovers the awful truth. But can he resist the powerful brainwashing or survive long enough to tell others? Or will he inevitably lose his hown self-destiny in this deadly game of religious salvation?
I received that awful telephone call in the middle of the night from God-forsaken Oklahoma: "Collect call from William. Will you accept?" I remember fiddling with the telephone, trying to wake up and listen, expecting William's voice to come on the line, only to hear his sobbing and that impossibly loud explosion. He must have held the receiver with one hand and the pistol to his head with the other, because when it came, I knew precisely what it was.
Yeah, Rev. Rafferty, you did William a big favor, subjecting him to your eighteen steps to salvation and cure. You didn't tell him the only thing that lasts is the guilt.