A small but powerful prototype engine sits sealed in a rotating display case in the middle of a crowded trade-show floor. A power failure turns out the lights for a few seconds, and when the lights return, the rocket engine has vanished. Banacek must beat his competition to the solution before Federal agents step in. Written by
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Cherry Saint-Saens, with plain fingernails, visits Banacek. She picks up The Boston Chronicle newspaper and, in the closeup of her hands holding it, her fingernails have red polish on them. When she puts down the newspaper and embraces Banacek, her fingernails are plain again. See more
There's an old Polish proverb that says: If the butterfly had teeth like the tiger, it would never make it out of the hanger.