The show is just as complicated, evocative, and moody as the first season, this time revolving around a murder case in the fictional (and super corrupt) town of Vinci, Calif.Read our recap for everything you need to know about True Detective's premiere!PHOTOS: TV's most shocking deaths Ray, a brilliant detective with amazing eyebrows and a whole lot of feelings, looks like someone out of a Shakespearean tragedy as he searches Casper's home and discovers that the man was a sex addict.But it turns out Ray more than has the looks of someone whose had a hard life: He's a depressed alcoholic whose wife was beaten and raped, then gave birth to a son, Chad, nine months later.With the help of the Camden County Road Crew and Bridal Cave's awesome staff, all of the Thunder Mountain Roads were cleared and ready for visitors by the promised time of am.The wintry weather kept a lot of people at home early in the day, but they definitely made their way to us before we stopped at pm.
well, you get the point; the Sun puts out of energy.
The verdict's still out as to who Chad's dad is, but Ray's deeply committed to the child — despite the fact that he's not exactly father material.
This becomes apparent when Ray shows up to Chad's school drunk and forces the little boy to narc on a bully, whose dad he later beats to a pulp. Ray isn't about to win a Father of the Year award anytime soon, but he does have the help of Vinci's resident career criminal, Frank Semyon (Vaughn), who helped him hunt down his wife's attacker back in ye olden days. Ray is on Frank's payroll, and Frank happens to have a vested interest in getting to the bottom of Casper's murder.
That, and the fact that we are 93,000,000 miles away, allows us to experience sunshine as a gentle blessing rather than an incinerating white-hot blast. That question stumped scientists from the late 1800’s until the early 1900’s.
By then science had come to realize that the earth was billions of years old, not just thousands as previously believed.