This is the first chapter of the book, because the chapter numbers are prime numbers.
It`s shortly after midnight and Christopher our protagonist walks through his street. In his neighbour`s garden he sees a murdered dog, sticking a garden fork in it. He walks in the garden and knees beside the dog that is called Wellington. He puts his hand on him and realizes that he`s still warm. He wants to know why the dog is killed and who killed him.