Jessica arrives at Crenshaw to hold the commencement speech and receive an honorary degree at the local college. The preceding faculty party is animated by host Dr. Jocelyn Laird's daughter Daphne Clover, who jumps into the pool naked and her beefy, drunk New York lover Nick Fulton who knocks down Professor Ron Mercer and a vase with one punch, still shirtless. Next morning Jessica finds Nick's corps under a construction site as if he fell to his death, but that must be staged as he has no dust on his shoes. Local Police Chief E. Griffin, who knows Jessica from criminology studies, arrests Daphne after an anonymous phone call leads to finding a typed blackmail note from Nick and a bloody candle stick in her room, but Jessica convinces him it may well be all planted. She checks on other party-goers' links with Nick and each-other, leading to two contradictory confessions, neither of which she believes... Written by
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When Jessica leaves the train station, she gets in Trish's car. Some lightning equipment is seen reflected in the car's windows. See more