Chapter 5 Summary

Coyote Springs makes its way to Seattle. The band members are exhausted by the time they arrive and stop at a motel. When the clerk inside asks Thomas how he is going to pay for the room, he calls the Backboard Club, where Coyote Springs is scheduled to play. He asks the manager if the club is paying for their rooms. Not only is the club not going to reimburse them for the motel, they are not even going to pay them the one thousand dollars unless Coyote Springs wins a contest. They are not hiring the band for a gig; they have only invited them to participate in a battle of the bands contest. The band members sleep in Thomas’s van, feeling disappointed.

The next day, they wander through Seattle, where they come across...

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