It is September 17, 1945…. Up in the Hollywood Hills, there is a gathering to watch the Comet Hopkay that will be making its first appearance in the heavens in over 400 years. It is a night that will be full of intrigue and mayhem; for in the morning the body of archeologist Myron Mason will be found draped over the deadly thorn bushes…. dead.
Ten years ago, this same archeologist, desecrated the Tomb of Chief Hopkay, robbed it of its treasures and ignited the Curse …. Was Hopkay’s revenge the answer to Mason’s mysterious death? Or is there more going on at the glamorous Beverly Hills Estate?
The suspects are multiple: Maurice Mason, Myron’s twin brother and fading movie star, who seems to be drinking excessively since last seen arguing with his brother? Or his wife, Dianna Daire, a more successful movie star who is currently fascinated with the new cult leader of the Followers of Hopkay, Sister Natasia, also at the gathering, who adds another mysterious element to the party. Or could it be Professor Goodfellow? an astronomer of questionable background and motivation? Or his assistant, Cheryl Shay, a ubiquitous presence at the party? Finally, there is the party crasher, Ramon Hopkins, who lurks darkly in the background. Is his name really Hopkins or is that merely an Americanized version of Hopkay? Come find out! An entertaining evening of good food, good company and an intriguing mystery!