Forced to abandon the legal profession when his father died, Guy Ransome joined the Met to make use of his legal training. When he joined Homicide, he joined an elite team that was to try and find the assassination live on television of a well known investigative journalist.
Unfortunately nobody realised it was murder until the autopsy. This means there is no DNA or other clues. Ransome comes up with a possible method and takes the lead in trying to track down the motive and the Assassin.