His former boss Cor Kramer (55) invites John to return to military service, as he is in the best position to unravel the deadly intrigues taking place. He starts his first day of work back with the Royal Dutch Commandos, becoming even more estranged from his wife Marte, who is against this. Isabella firmly interrogates the former platoon members in her attempts to get at the truth. Only one of them, Mark (35) – who is suffering from severe PTSD – cracks, but John manages to hide him from Isabella. In the culmination of this episode, Mark commits suicide under suspicious circumstances.