Alex le Shayne, a mysterious clairvoyant is found dead at the local performance place. Jackson presumes poison has a part to play and sure enough in the autopsy he discovers Hydrogen Cyanide. As Reid is missing Drake steps in to investigate and arrests Alex's sidekick Ezra as a fraud. As the investigation continues a damsel who strings up men alive and three affairs are discovered. Meanwhile Drake finds his loyalties tested and gets closer to solving a very intricate puzzle. Elsewhere Susan continues to care for Mathilda and plans to send her to Switzerland.