A woman on the lam for murdering her abusive husband seeks the help of Randall, who is willing to investigate her belief that her husband is still alive and responsible for the wanted posters that have made her a lucrative target for bounty hunters.
"Gravely, an old friend of Paladin, asks Paladin to help when a member of his hunting party is killed in an Indian attack. Gravely arranged a phony attack to provide excitement for his clients and doesn't believe the killing was an accident."
Mac investigates when a Marine is accused of boasting about killing an Iraqi prisoner. Harm and the Admiral witness a Navy pitcher hit a Marine batter during a friendly baseball game, leading to the pitcher being charged with assault.
Noland returns to a missing persons case he investigated eight years ago when the body of a five-year-old boy is found. Meanwhile, Nancy gets involved in a domestic-abuse case, Ella is unable to fire an employee for budgetary reasons and Nick tries to talk Mannion into running for mayor.
The detectives hunt for a man suspected of killing minorities to avenge injuries his brother suffered during the first Gulf War. Sipowicz and McDowell plan to marry. Tragedy strikes the station house when Captain Fraker accuses Rodriguez and Sipowicz of ratting him out.
The detectives investigate the shooting death of a man whose brother is a registered sex offender. When Captain Fraker’s trial gets underway, Sipowicz worries that his own testimony may have harmed the prosecution’s case.