|Series: The IT Files|
|Date: Late January, 2009|
|Preceded By: Erika's Bloodline|
|Followed By: Getting Steamed|
Caesar Francisco, Takahishi Nakamura and Marcus Corrado of Team Delta of the International Temporal Enforcement Agency return to London after several days in Egypt on a case that went nowhere. The team is greeted by Chita Francisco and Arlette Bouchard, the latter now dating Marcus and both officially cleared to take a tour of ITEA HQ. The group arrives and, after a quick stop to deliver a report during which they run into Eva Bingham, they head for the top floor. After meeting some of the HQ's staff the group meets with Lucienne Christophe, Chita making a passionate request to be able to cover what the agency does. Lucienne can't agree but promises to consider her whenever it is possible, at which point everyone but Tak leaves. Tak and Lucienne begin to make love, having started an affair, though Lucienne will only sleep with Takahishi while under the effects of Type-7.
- It is revealed that Lucienne Christophe and Takahishi Nakamura are having an affair.
- Several lesser ITEA characters were introduced, a part of the story's goal to give a better feeling for the ITEA as a whole.
- There are several references to other stories, including Clockwork Revenge, Palmira's Addiction, Ivan's Christmas, Erika's Bloodline and even the upcoming Miranda's Resolve.