Despite all the warnings about dragging her private trauma into the case, Maja decides to try one last time to talk to her demented mother. Could she hold information about the abuse Maja believes she was subjected to in childhood? But her boyfriend puts his foot down, and travels over from London to bring her home. As Maja arrives at the airport, the alarm goes off at the local police station. The serial killer's new victim is being held captive in an unknown location.