Murdoch is suspicious of inconsistencies in a ventriloquist's confession that he killed his father.
Murdoch teams up with a visiting Arthur Conan Doyle to solve the murder of a skeptic who was a member of a paranormal watchdog group.
While investigating the murder of a virtual reality software designer, Nick is fascinated by the designer's vampire game. Going into the game, Nick finds the killer daring him to try and find him. Nick plays the game and searches for clues, but finds himself intoxicated by the vampire feeding instead, feeling his lust for blood and killing reawaken. The closer he gets to solving the crime, the closer he gets to wanting to lose control and kill again.moreless