It’s an important case, guarding another US marshal, who has blown the whistle on some men he worked with. One of them is still at large and was his superior. Julian is not happy about losing his vacation time, but he’s even more unhappy when he is told the name of the marshal.
Victor Reeves went through marshal training with Julian, and they were not friends. In fact, Victor made it a point to compete with Julian on every activity. Julian suggests they send someone else to watch over Victor, but apparently, Victor personally requested him. But why?