At last the shipment of drugs arrives at Dublin port and everything is ready for the handover. Fran is enraged when Nidge cuts him out of the deal, with devastating consequences as the deadly game of cat and mouse between Nidge and his unseen nemesis Moynihan reaches its climax. Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not after you.
Nidge's preparations for the import operation are disturbed by an unwelcome encounter with a ghost from his past - and Nidge will do anything to prevent a terrible truth getting out. Isolated and increasingly paranoid, Nidge finds solace in his relationship with Janet and fails to notice that Moynihan and his undercover team are closing in on one of the conspirators...
Moynihan's surveillance operation closes in on Nidge and Andrew's dummy run bringing in a shipment of mixing agent, while Fran plots a gruesome revenge.
Fran - still afraid that he could go down for the tiger kidnapping - lashes out looking for someone to blame, resulting in a serious challenge to Nidge's authority.
Nidge extorts his tame dentist into cooperating with him. unaware that Detective Inspector Moynihan is setting up a complex undercover operation to track Nidge and ultimately bring him down.
Nidge has his hooks into a client who has fallen behind on his tab at the brothel, and sees an opportunity to extort him into helping to import a large consignment of drugs.