A bit before Jack Knight returned from space, everyone is seeking answers to things they don't understand. Phantom Lady, Matt and Hope O'Dare look for evidence against Shade being the murderer. Black Condor and Elongated Man attempt to uncover whatever big event is coming for Opal. Sadie and the Black Pirate attempt to uncover information about his innocence. However, most of them find their search at an end. Hope and Matt are shot by their brother, Barry, and the Black Pirate is abducted by the criminals Will Payton never apprehended.