* Henry Pierce, the owner of Amedeo Technologies has just moved into a new apartment after a split with his fiance.
* Pierce hooks up his phone and immediately begins getting calls for a woman named Lilly from strange men in hotels.
* Pierce's friend Cody Zeller calls and invites him out, but Pierce declines.
* Pierce goes into his office where he finds a somewhat impersonal e-mail from his fiance announcing her departure as public information officer.
* Pierce goes to Nicole's office and looks through a file on competitor Bronson Technologies. There is a new article in the file regarding their recent receipt of backing from a Japanese firm.
* Pierce looks at his wall of fame and thinks about his success in biological and computer technologies over the past ten years.
* Pierce's head of security comes into the lab and questions him on his break with Nicole, suggesting Nicole...
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