Harm and Mac stumble upon a miscarriage of justice in a 10-year-old case when they tutor a group of cadets in a mock trial.
In the original case, an investigation team headed by Admiral Chegwidden concluded that a disgruntled gun captain caused an explosion that killed 29 sailors, including himself. But when the "defense attorney," helped by Mac, and the "prosecutor," helped by Harm, retry the case, a new witness and new evidence are uncovered, prompting Mac and Harm to request that the original hearing be re-evaluated.
Katherine and Ray have their pasts come back as a temptation, which creates problems for Doogie in how to deal with his Mother's first love and Ray's old gang. A high intelligence doesn't always have the solution, especially for emotional issues; sometimes someone only needs the maturity that comes from experience.moreless
May 12, 1971: "Just think of someplace far away" is the advice Sam hears as he leaps into Jesus Ortega, a Cuban-American being strapped into an electric chair. A last-second stay of execution gives Sam just forty-eight hours to either prove himself innocent or fulfill his mission so that he can leap before the Big Switch is pulled, but the hardest part of this mission will be figuring out the real reason for his leap.moreless