Cabot Cove's own youngster Alex Hooper, who got his first job with virtual reality-video game expert Michael Burke, has got Jessica to write a murder script 'A Killing at Hastings Rock' for their firm Marathon to design one about. The test version has grave program flaws, which may sink the firm by missing a nearby press presentation deadline- Jessica promises to rewrite the script so the failing character is no longer needed. Two partners secretly go to Redwood Concepts where James Lindstrom tells its CEO John/Charles Crowe he demands a bonus for dealing with him now he knows about his criminal past and name change, while his partner David Salt promises 'another solution'. It works, but programing out a confusing set of pointless doors would take too long. During the reception Michael gets called by his P.I., Dan Porter, and confronts James about his contacting Crowe, who is there too; shortly after James' corps is discovered, presumably found out stealing essential source codes. ... Written by
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