There's no place like Texas. And there's no one like a Texan! Twinkie Sue Carmichael and her mother own the Clown Motel in Mirage, Texas, known for its mysterious desert lights. She's also the mayor. Like everyone else in these parts, Twinkie's worried about the goings-on at nearby Fort Huacha, an abandoned military facility, which has been taken over by a group of men calling themselves the Brothers. When Cole Thornton comes to Mirage - with his own questions about the Brothers - Twinkie's hormones go on high alert.