-Franklin and Bash defend Sal, a man who beat three men and the chop shop he worked at.
-Sal was trying to defend Annabelle, a possible witness that the thugs were threatening. Sal loves Annabelle but only from afar. Annabelle barely knows his name.
-When Sal scares Annabelle, trying to keep her safe, she leaves town and can't testify. The boys then trick the DA into calling Sal's former girlfriend, Kiki as a hostile witness.
-Kiki can prove that the only time she didn't get presents from Sal was when Annabelle was on vacation and not at her store, thus helping to prove that Sal was in love with Annabelle.
-Bonnie, a law student shadows Franklin and Bash for the summer and helps them on the case.