Rex drags 13-year-old Jennette over to a bar, persuading her to give him money for pool and beer.
Old Rex needs the money for smokes and booze!
While Rex played pool, Jennette had the task of entertaining a relentless creep/ Rex's pool buddy while Rex squeeze money out of him. Jennette had to dance with him.
Just keep your knees together tight.(pg 210)
Pool buddy brings Jennette upstairs with Rex's permission to try and put the moves" on Jennette. After escaping, Rex brushes off her fear of what could have happened to her." Oh he was probably ust pawing at you a little bit ,Mountion Goat"(pg.213)