Datak awakens to find his wife's handmaiden dead on his doorstep. Doc Yewl determines that she had been brutally beaten - her eyes were removed - in a nearby alley and dumped in a trash bin, from which she managed to crawl to Datak's doorstep. He and Rafe dispose of her body but hey then sets out to find the killer. Viceroy Mercado, now in charge of the town and is enjoying his outing to the cross-dressing club. Christie's outings to the same club creates problems with Alak. Meanwhile, Rynn is in Defiance looking for Sukar and introduces Irisa to Kai, the man Irisa has been seeing in her visions.