In Shannon's Place, King Moses entertains the hotel guests with song. Will Slate learn any lessons on romance from the older couple in the hotel? but the older couple, the Palmers may not be so harmless as they appear. We learn of a tale of blackmail and murder, and a plan to make it all stop.
When a man named Sam doesn't appear to be where he is supposed to be, the situation raises red flags in Slates suspicions that something wrong is going down. Sam may not be one of Slate's favorite people, but he still wants to interfere if threats are in store. If he can.
King Moses sings about Slate's search for Sam's killer, and an encounter with Sam's widow. What's the secret with the gun that Sam passed off to Slate? The sweet, old Mrs Palmer proves to be a psychopath, ready to kill anybody who stands between her, and her mission to retrieve that gun. Elsewhere, Slate works with the cops to untangle the secrets, but will he be in time to deliver the goods, and rescue Saylor from danger?