Things aren't going well for Ben Urich. He has become a marked man and is given a fateful message... don't print any more stories about the Kingpin or else he and his family will be murdered. The point is driven home when the Kingpin has lieutenant Manolis suffocated while Urich listens on the phone. Manolis was going to explain how he helped the Kingpin frame Murdock. While Ben faces this crisis, Matt Murock is finally able to break his fever from pneumonia.
Foggy Nelson signs his new employment contract while Matt Murdock, who has been missing for the last eleven days, recovers from wounds suffered in a church hospital.
The Kingpin seeks out Nuke, a psychotic he plans to employ, and continues to conspire against Matt Murdock.
A desperate Karen Page is looking to Murdock for protection but finds Foggy instead. Foggy meets up with her and tells her about the adversity he is facing and that he is still missing. Karen comes clean with her drug addiction, the man who beats her, and that she is afraid that she will be murdered. Foggy takes her into his care.
Matt is nursed back to health by a the nun Maggie. He asks if she is his mother. She says no but when he hears her heartbeat, he realizes she is lying.