the main overlying conflict in this novel is ty johnsons drug dealing. as much money as it makes him it is actually destroying his life. he has lost his girlfriend alyse and she dosent want to see him anymore because of the drugs. his friend monfrey is addicted to crack that he sells. his family now knows that he is a hustler and hustles cocaine and crack and his bestfriend sonny is now dead because he didnt show up to a drug deal that he was supposed to watch. hes been shot twice because of the competition dealing in the streets because its all about who runs what and the territory that these people can own.
one of the main conflicts other than tys drug dealing that he faces in the novel is the other drug dealer named darkman. he wants ty gone for good and has already tried to kill him. ty gets rid of him by sending in one of his men to find out more about darkmans dealing. tys friend gets information about a pickup of a large amount of cocaine and he takes advantage of this by letting the cops know when and where darkmans gonna be while the drugs are in his car. the cops then take the information and arrest darkman and put him away for along time ty now has nothing to worry about.
do you think after everything that has recently happened to ty johnson that he will give up the drug dealing and try to change his life around?