Synopsis Laura Marshall's stepfather, Roger Thane, confronts her on her interactions with Bill Kirby (John Gregson.) Marshall seems to have been tracking him along with the suspicious pair of men while on the Channel Ferry. Her stepfather worries that Kirby may have some vital knowledge that could hurt the British government. Meanwhile, Kirby tells his manager at the insurance agency that he will need to work out of the office for a few weeks. He heads out to settle some private business, and comes upon a gruesome scene in rural England!