• The story opens at Elaine's in New York.
• Elaine's is a famous restaurant.
• Reader is introduced to Stone Barrington.
• Reader is introduced to Elaine Kaufman, owner of Elaine's.
• Stone and Elaine are chatting in the restaurant.
• Stone talks about his upcoming physical for the police department.
• Stone is recovering from a gunshot wound to the knee.
• Stone and Elaine talk about a man at the bar known only as Doc.
• After leaving the restaurant, Stone sees a woman fall to the ground from a terrace.
• The injured woman is Sasha Nijinsky, a New York celebrity.
• Stone chases the suspects but loses him.
• Stone enters Sasha Nijinsky's apartment.
• Stone calls Dino Bacchetti, his partner on the NYPD.
• An ambulance arrives.
• Scoop Video is on the scene.
• Stone finds Sasha's diary.
• The ambulance is in a car accident.
• Sasha is missing.
• Stone and Dino meet with Lieutenant Leary...
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