Spec was a mute 10-year old girl who Tracy and Sam found after she shot a man. The two doubt she commited the murder after a test confirms she couldn’t have armed the weapon and they learn the victim was Spec’s stepfather. Spec’s real mother Flossie was missing but Tracy and Sam find a watch belonging to her with a man’s picture inside that Spec identifies as Ivy. Ivy armed the weapon and forced her to kill her stepfather. Tracy and Sam were then able to track down both Flossie and Ivy, who had turned on each other. Flossie ended up dead and Ivy in jail with a missing arm.