Regardless how much preparation is completed prior to an operation, some additional piece of the puzzle always seems to be missing. Sometimes it’s a critical document the case officer would like to see. In The Palace, a plan in underway to steal this missing information. A seductress has worked her way inside the enemy camp and is working to obtain access to their secret place. Her target has eyes for her, but she only has eyes for the key she came to obtain. As we watch, she passes the purloined key to fellow operatives outside. The message is simple—a single operative inside is worth many on the outside.