Bangkok, Kitchen of Raina und Gobli
Jelena Jansson, Professor Jenadi Koslow's Swedish-Russian assistant has moved to Bangkok. Hektor Maille flies to the Thai city to find out what the young woman fears. Jansson, however, maintains a stony silence. Maille resolves to bind his soul in patience and proceeds to while away his time with Lun in the kitchen of his friends Raina and Gobli, both former agents of the Lemusan Secret Service.