Accompanying Martha to the bank, where she pigheadedly refuses his financial help, Castle's speculations over the phone with Becket that surgical mask-equipped customers may be robbers proves correct when everyone is held at gun-point. The call makes Becket the inexperienced hostage negotiator. Castle works out and manages to communicate both crucial and puzzling information. The hostage-chapter ends spectacularly abruptly, only to launch a very different hunt for the brain, who wasn't after cash at all. Written by
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When Beckett enters the bank dressed as a paramedic, she is not wearing gloves. When she and Castle move "Sal Martino" onto the gurney, she has a glove on her right hand but her left hand is bare. When she exits the bank and meets Alexis, she is wearing gloves on both hands. See more
[Beckett marvels at the banquet that Martha's prepared
Facing death demands celebrating life. Tonight, we feast!
Written by 'Robert Duncan (VII)' (qv) See more