Martin is ordered by Tischbier to break into the hotel room of NATO head analyst Henrik Mayer to steal a top secret security report. But he refuses Tischbier until he's promised that his mother, Ingrid, back home in East Germany will get help with the medical treatment she needs. Martin steals the NATO report, but his superiors in East Berlin cannot read it because it's on a floppy disk and not saved on paper. This technological hiccup highlights the struggle to keep up with the emerging era of the computer - a key example of the diverging paths of Communism and Capitalism.moreless
The king's cousin is ambushed while under Musketeer escort, when she travels to Sweden to take part in a politically motivated marriage that will be advantageous to France.