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On opening lead, West did not see much future in Diamonds, so he went after a ruff or two by leading his singleton Heart. East won her Ace and Declarer, being a shifty sort of fellow, dropped the King in an attempt to muddy the waters for the defense. That gave East pause for thought, as she wondered whether West had led from ♥Q73. Eventually East decided that Declarer’s King was probably flim-flam, so she returned a Heart for West to ruff. But which Heart?