Alex was shot in the last book Scropia.
Luckily, he was stepping off the pavement and the bullet missed his heart.
He went to the hospital. It was a through and through. So he is going to live.
An incident happened at the hospital. An attempt of kidnapping of a boy in the next room.
To save the boy, he switch room no with the boy and the kidnappers chased him instead.
He run and almost got killed.
The father of the boy is grateful, and invited to go on a trip with them. Fun.