Ed Kennedy - cab driving prodigy, pathetic card player and useless at sex - shares coffee with his dog and is in nervous-love with Audrey. His life is one of suburban routine and incompetence, until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery. That's when the first ace turns up and Ed becomes the messenger. PROTECT THE DIAMONDS SURVIVE THE CLUBS DIG DEEP THROUGH SPADES FEEL THE HEARTS Chosen to care, he travels through town, helping and hurting, until only one question remains. Where are the messages coming from?