Jake's Bar is both a haven for dregs of society and a lunchtime retreat for businessmen. The bartender, Kyle, is a law school graduate who recently burned his diploma on the steps of his alma mater before turning his back on his education. A budding friendship grows between Kyle and LT, a drunkard who frequents the bar. Kyle finds that while LT doesn't contribute much to their conversations, when he does, it's both seemingly asinine and potentially brilliant. Through his discussions with LT, the young bartender begins to understand his own views the meaning of life. Searching for purpose, Kyle finds himself to be a strong-minded individuals like Descartes who has so much faith in man and reason that he believes a book can change the world. Soon both an artist and a Man are born. Fuming At The Sheep is an example of the emotional and psychological struggles of an individual growing up, abandoning society's expectations, and taking responsibility for the person they become.