arshall scrambles to shut down his night club, before a committee to investigate illegal gambling can do it for him. Meanwhile, Jimmy Collier is running his rabbit farm, and his girlfriend is worried at potentially shady money coming his way. The reclusive Nero Wolfe isn’t inclined to budge from his home, unless the governor of the state sends for him.
In Greendale, and near the rabbit farm, Nero already knows the role the bunnies play in the mystery. Still, Archie Goodwin is sent to dig up more information at the farm. On the moonlit night, Archie meets Clair, but he’s not oblivious that she just signaled somebody that he’s approaching the house.
Nero gets the report from Archie. Gunshots, a body, but it’s a stranger. The burning question of the day is, where is James Collier? On the ride to cross examine the rabbits, Nero and Archie review the clues thus far. Confrontations are in store, and all the secrets are about to be tied up. Who wanted Marshal dead? What happened to Collier? Listen and be amazed by Nero Wolfe’s genius detective skills.