The town of Lifjord is shaken by William's actions. Aksel is impatient for the place, and the world, to know the truth about Karine's death but the end of his nightmare is further away than he thinks.
It is now Aksel's word against Eva and William's, and there is little hope that anyone will believe him. Could a note of concern about Karine given to Child Protection hold the key to Eva's secrecy?
Aksel turns directly to Eva with his suspicions about incest, but she denies everything. Kristoffersen has a completely different explanation for Karine's problems that could account for her death.
At the trial, Kristoffersen's testimony about Karine's phone call and Eva's reaction to the suicide attempt sends shock waves through the court. But Eva and William have some tricks up their sleeve.
Aksel is convinced William is lying and Amina encourages him to take the stand and give his own account of what happened on the night of the murder, but a surprise witness complicates the situation
Aksel is furious with the outcome of the trial. Amina tries to make him see that he can't win this fight and she implores him to leave town. Erik opens his door to a deeply unhappy and shaken Helene.
Helene has disappeared without a trace. Meanwhile, Aksel seeks out Lars and confronts him with what has happened, but Lars responds furiously and advises him not to meddle in their affairs.
Lifjord is shaken by another tragedy. Aksel goes to the police and demands his brother's release, insisting he had no motive for murder. And when Aksel uncovers a lie, truth dawns in all its horror...