Danny finally discovers the shocking truth about what really happened to his lover, and what really took place that night in the attic where he died.
After Danny is accused by the papers of being involved in his lover's death, he is invited to meet Alex's parents - parents that Alex had told him were dead. The mystery deepens when he arrives at their country home and discovers them unemotional. Danny starts to realize that he knew almost nothing about his lover's true identity and catches a glimpse of just how deep the conspiracy around his death might go.moreless
Holmes is called in to investigate a murder. Lady Brackenstall says she saw a gang of men kill her bullying husband, Sir Eustace, but on Holmes's arrival the case seems to have been solved. Holmes is uneasy and returns to the scene of the crime, where he finds things are not as they appear to be. And Watson is curious to hear about the lady's love affair with a sea captain during a long voyage...