Hadrian's Walls : Shepherdsville, Texas, is synonymous with the Hope State Farm Penitentiary. In fact, controlling crime and doing time have practically put the town on the map. For years now, wily criminal Hadrian Coleman and powerful prison director Sonny Hope have shared a bizarre friendship. In an unexpected turn of events, Hadrian finds himself free from the clutches of law. Despite his confusion, he's certainly grateful for the role Sonny played in securing his freedom. But Hadrian sure has an odd way of showing his appreciation in Robert Draper's Hadrian's Walls.