Chapter 30 Summary

Thursday, April 7

Salander’s apartment building is one of the most exclusive in Stockholm. As Blomkvist unlocks the door, an alarm sounds. Salander’s PDA alerts her that someone has entered her apartment; she has rigged a fake fuse box near the door so a paint bomb will activate in thirty seconds. Blomkvist panics as he thinks of possible combinations to punch into the security keypad. Finally he spells out the letters W-A-S-P. The alarm stops with six seconds to go.

Salander is stunned when her alarm is deactivated and dials a number on her phone connecting her to her simple surveillance camera. Blomkvist has discovered where she lives. She knows he will protect any secrets he finds there....

(The entire section is 911 words.)