Karl Patterson, someday baseball card broker with no noticeable technique of aid, does not get alongside all that good together with his father, although he lives within the visitor apartment of his dad's property at the Palos Verdes Peninsula close to la lease unfastened. So he's shocked whilst Richard Patterson, who's founder and CEO of a profitable software program corporation referred to as Dionysus, asks for his aid to figure out even if the quantity 2 guy of Dionysus, Ned Mackay, has a playing challenge. possibly reason why Karl may possibly or will not be a compulsive gambler, himself, reckoning on whom you ask.
Richard assigns his govt assistant, the unique and impressive Arrow, to paintings with Karl. She seems to have a few blood from each ethnic staff you could identify, and the simplest of every. She is helping Karl connect to Ned, and Karl wangles a call for participation to fly with him to San Francisco, which brings up the query of what Ned's dating is to James Buchanan, a difficult one that likes puzzles, runs what seems to be an unlawful playing on line casino, and is CEO of a San Francisco conglomerate that owns a section of almost every thing worthy owning.
Before Karl could make any development, Ned is located lifeless in San Francisco with cocaine in his vehicle. Karl is wondered through the San Francisco police, and now unearths himself attempting to be sure what occurred to Ned, and what influence this may have on his father and Dionysus. questions on James stay, simply because he turns out to wish to realize keep an eye on of Dionysus, and should aid Karl purchase a dear baseball card.
Events preserve Karl concerned lengthy after his father desires him out. ahead of he is via, he will be a widespread flyer among L.A. and San Francisco, with sidetrips to Scotland and England. he'll need to the way to paintings with Arrow, get besides Jacie, Richard's younger spouse, attempt to enhance his dating together with his father, and--if he desires to survive--watch his back.
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