He hoped that his involvement in crime fighting was over.
But life seems to have other ideas.
Kurtz has settled back into work as a general surgeon, teaching students and residents and planning his wedding to graphic artist Lenore Brinkman, but things are not so placid as they seem in Staunton College of Medicine.
A dangerous stalker throws the medical college into a frenzy
The Chairman of Cardiac Surgery is about to retire. The Chairman of Anesthesiology is making himself so obnoxious that his department is in open revolt and the Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology is being stalked by a lunatic.
Lew Barent and Harry Moran are murder cops. Petty harassment is not their usual crime, but as petty harassment escalates into vandalism and then assault, the College of Medicine finds itself under siege, and Kurtz, Barent and Moran are once again thrown into the center of the mayhem.