Chapter 3: Final Jeopardy. A crisis of conscience, a snake in the grass, and a Jacob's Ladder scenario. As Nelson Little makes a bold political play to pull David and Cordrey from both literal and proverbial fires, his closest confidant moves to usurp him. A dying Rook imagines himself as a contestant on a delightfully twisted autobiographical proxy for a popular TV quiz show. Oh, and we finally meet the guy behind the guy behind the Article 13 guy.