Sam gets involved in murder when a timid man comes to him, asking for help in preventing a woman from marrying into an abusive relationship. Silvia seems pretty capable in handling men. Is she the one who is forcing the man into marrying her insteadz?
Sam is abandoned, and left to get out of a confrontation with the intended husband, which comes to blows. Meanwhile, the slippery Silvia has made a get away from a room without exits. Where did she go? What game is she playing?
Going to the cops for information, Sam learns of poison, immunities, and follows the trail to a circus sideshow. Sam describes the sights of the sideshow attractions, acts, and freaks.
Confronting the daredevil, Silvia, Sam learns her side of the story. How does she manage her death defying feats? What kind of scam is she working? Murder, blackmail,, fraud, something else? Sam kicks the lid right off the case.