Assistant US Attorney Joe Haise is off-balance. The bodies were so carefully concealed, the evidence meticulously destroyed, and the king was protected. A homicidal federal prosecutor can be forgiven for feeling above the law. But all of it is coming undone at the hands of his one-time protégé, Jackie Dekker. She knows precisely what he is, and she’s done running. Move and counter, thrust and parry, the two warily begin the final match. Murder is such a wonderful game.