Prelude to the Massacre tells the story of Lee Williams, who, on being mistakenly released early from prison, is confronted with the poverty, unemployment and crime of Recession Arizona. As Lee struggles to survive and combat his own demons he comes under the influence of his cousin Jeff, a deranged, disfigured Iraq war veteran, militia member and Neo-Nazi prophet. A vicious chemistry forms between the two and a race into madness begins. But are the stakes even higher than Lee imagined? Are they in fact, the World?
Stan Miller was born in 1981 in Reading, Pennsylvania. Dead Steel had eighteen years to kill him but it failed. An economic drop out of Bard College and a graduate of Temple University, he’s lived in Sicily, Spain, Mexico, New York City, Phoenix at the nadir of the recession, and Hollywood. He currently resides in California’s Central Valley, where they murder in the streets and walk away clean. He likes animals more than people.