Grieving Museum curator Margaret returns to her childhood home to leave behind her sister Shirley's ashes and attend the final reading of her will. Unbeknownst to Margaret, Shirley has left her eight million dollars and a letter asking Margaret to return to its former glory an abandoned railway line--a fanciful notion, everyone tells her, with no real legal binding.
Compiled from interviews with a select group of retired seniors, The Bullet is a collection of stories about the men and women who worked for the legendary pre-Confederation Newfoundland Railway, which later became the Canadian National Railway when Newfoundland joined Canada in 1949.
The July 6, 2013 Lac-Mégantic rail disaster is a tragedy unparalleled in Canadian history. It resulted in a major loss of life, massive environmental destruction and the evisceration of a small Quebec town.