DeVries isn't looking for tens of millions. That wouldn't be his style. For DeVries, entertainment is hunting pheasant in the steppes surrounding Iowa City. He and Wiegmann have a theme song: Simple Man by the Charlie Daniels Band.
On the way back to Iowa City he sat in the driver's seat of his truck and pressed the accelerator as the Iowa countryside rolled by. "All I want to do is make enough money to buy my own farm," he said. "My father always told me, 'You can't make any more land. What's here is here.' That's what I want, some land to farm."
Outside in the cold, farm after barren farm slipped past, stripped naked by the fall harvest, awaiting spring and renewal.