A weakened, still-disguised Tommy knows where his son lives and attends school. Clare invites family and friends to a birthday party for Catherine - who does not want it. Tensions arise when Daniel lets slip some information about Becky and Tommy's old relationship, implying Catherine's allegation of rape leading to suicide may be untrue. Ashley is murdered in a drive-by shooting the day before he is due to be put into Witness Protection; the police reason someone higher up in the drug trade had heard of Ashley's whistleblowing and then silenced him. Tommy finds a way to see Ryan regularly without raising the child's family's suspicion but this soon turns into a dangerous hostage situation with Catherine on-scene. After many years, Catherine finally apprehends the brutal criminal Tommy Lee Royce. The series ends with Catherine standing on a high-leveled hill near Hebden Bridge, smiling into the camera.