Jamal is playing a computer game inside Mr. Brinker's video store, when a man comes in and gives Mr. Brinker a piece of paper that enrages him. Tina comes in to buy a blank videotape, but insists the one Brinker hands her isn't new, he yells at her and runs her out, then yells at Jamal, complaining about kids running off his customers and only buying cheap things. Jamal goes home and writes a complaint letter against Mr. Brinker. He goes back to the store at 7 P.M. and drops it in the slot in the door, then firecrackers go off behind him, and he rips his sleeve in the door slot. After Jamal leaves a fire breaks out in the back room. The next morning Ghostwriter sends Alex, Gaby and Lenni a message to get to Brinker's store, where the police are investigating the cause of the fire. Lenni picks up Jamal's letter without realizing what it is. Meanwhile, Jamal tries to help Craig, the new kid, get in a game of basketball against Momo to see who's the better player.