Broide, a petty criminal working for the Autonomy's undertaking company, makes a side income by smuggling goods into the Autonomy. Along with his Leibish, his close aide in undertaking and smuggling, he arrives at the home of Anna Blum, a pretty young jazz musician, to collect the corpse of her beloved, Gabriel. Broide tries to console the weeping woman, and promises to contact her right after the funeral. In exchange, she gives him a CD of her music. As their eyes meet, we know they'll meet again.