The Mob from Kansas City has been moving construction equipment around for years, "blue-skying" and making lots of money for themselves and for corrupt county and city commissioners. An anonymous call points Necessary toward a crooked construction foreman who almost kills our hero. Helped by an ambitious young copyboy, Necessary digs and, tricking an old acquaintance who's head of the K.C. Mafia, pries the lid off Hunt City's corruption. Unfortunately, it takes Jackson ( The Cutting Edge, The Sticking Point and book editor of the Tulsa World half the book to get things really moving.