Prejudiced thugs attack a Puerto Rican teen at the neighborhood youth center, egged into action by the columns of a bigoted writer. As his son lies near death in the hospital, the boy's father pays the race-baiting writer a visit--armed with a hand grenade.
Manfred is called to the estate of Lord Eastly for a deathbed confession: the Rembrandt painting hanging in his home is an original. It had been stolen from the museum and replaced with a copy. The lord wants Manfred to return the painting as quietly as possible.