To warn some of the country's wealthiest men about recurrent murders, Agents West and Gordon visit Curtis Dodd, who could become the next victim. Dodd, who is playing the piano, is killed as a lethal spear is fired from the piano keys. Through a series of clues, West and Gordon realize that murdered men were all married to younger women whose marriages were arranged by matchmaker Emma Valentine.
Did You Know?
Emma has a computer like device, the love eternal machine, to determine suitable mates. By the 1830s, Charles Babbage had designed analog computing devices that met all the criteria to be what is now called Turing-Complete, as in a fully programable computer. Only the 19th century limitations of mechanical engineering prevented a Victorian computer industry. See more
In the final fight, after the laughing henchman face plants in the cake, West hits him in his face, which is covered with cake and frosting - yet West's fist is clean after the supposed contact with his face. See more
Well, Mr. West, I regard myself, not as a criminal, but as savior of all womankind.
Interesting... and what do women have to be saved from?
From domination of the spirit, economic exploitation, annihilation of the mind - in brief, all the injustices wrought by men.