What happens when you gather street rats turned detectives and mages? A disastrous job and the detectives in handcuffs. However, similar to detective stories, someone else is a step ahead of the game, and wants something out of it. Buc and Eld are the detectives, and they're questioned by a Captain, a Signora, and a Judge. After giving their version of the events that led them to their predicament, the detectives realize that they're not the only ones who do NOT trust mages.