Part 1: Festival Night
• John Boone talks to the people of Nicosia.
• Frank feels inhibited.
• Frank wanders through the city and finds himself among Arabs.
• He learns that John's attempt to block the Arabs during the new Mars treaty angers Selim el-Hayil
• He is given a mask during the celebration and feels odd when watched by a man in dreadlocks.
• Frank heads outside the dome in a walker, or a suit designed for walking on the surface of Mars.
• Entering a farm dome, Frank steals several pesticide patches, and admits he knows a combination that is lethal to humans.
• Returning to Nicosia, Frank again runs into John.
• Frank accuses John of trying to block him from the treaty rewrite, but John assures him this is untrue.
• Frank puts the pesticides on Selim's shirt without Selim's knowledge.
• Frank continues to press the issue, urging Selim to take action against John...
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