All that time and energy on the petition - all the convincing, all the seducing, all the threatening - and what do the fuckers do when you present them with a thousand signatures? They tear the papers in half and laugh in your face.
Just a kid, they said. You can’t make a difference here, they said. Stay out of things that don’t concern you, they said.
Well, dumping waste into the river does concern you. And maybe a pissed-off river monster will concern them.