In a much darker part of London, Lord Harwood, leader of the Raven Society is having a man tortured for a name… which happens to be none other than Thomas Wayne.
After fate dragged Alfred and Esme into a plot against the government, they escape relatively unscathed and decide to get engaged, despite their ups and downs.
After meeting Esme's wealthy family, Alfred calls off the wedding. Burying his heartbreak in small-time work, Alfred accepts a high-paying, seemingly low-profile job.
When Inspector Aziz from Scotland Yard offers Alfred a job, he abruptly refuses, but feels guilty for working with Martha Kane and the No Names.
Devastated by Esme's murder, Alfred sinks into a dark depression – from which neither his friends nor family can rescue him.
After Ripper gives Alfred the name of a mad genius able to help him solve Esme's murder, he sets out to visit an asylum and talk to the inmate – Baroness Ortsey.
Martha returns home after waking from the Crowley party with no memory of what happened. Enraged, Thomas Wayne informs her that she's been missing for days.
At the Annual General Meeting of the Raven Society, Bet Sykes reintroduces their long-lost beloved leader, Lord Harwood, who takes back control by humiliating his defeated rival.
The government is facing a public relations nightmare with the return of Lord Harwood who is rallying the rank and file troops with rousing patriotic speeches.
Thomas and Martha plead with Alfred to join their cause, but Alfred opts to stay out of it and refuses to take a side.