Having chosen their sides, everyone digs themselves in for the impending war. Caden finds Orla to warn her that she may be caught in the crossfire - her secrets deployed as ammunition against Caden. Kathryn and Caden meet with journalists to get Caden's story on record - an expose of the practices at Max's newspapers. Max conducts a root-and-branch reform of his newspapers, but how will he deal with the threat posed by Kathryn and Caden?
Caden leaves the rehabilitation centre, returning to London and an uncertain future. Kathryn ponders the offer that Max has made to her. How will Caden react to the news? Can she ever trust Max to keep his word? And where will the nation find itself after the most divisive of election campaigns?.