Hank and Laila are on the run in Strasbourg determined to beat the Pyrates in their quest for the True Cross, while Molars, still captive on a salvage ship with White Vincent, shares some of his findings with him, including a journal written by his doppelganger, Kriegskommandant Dietrich.
Laila reaches out to Hank to share her side of the story and hopes he will forgive her. Still not totally trusting his wife, Hank teams with Laila to achieve a major breakthrough in their search for the True Cross. The Shepherds also know Hank is too valuable an asset and that they must enlist his help to get to the True Cross before the Pyrates do. Meanwhile, White Vincent, still under the employment of "Mother," discovers a clue of his own that also brings him even closer to the end.
Still searching for answers to the secrets of his past, Hank confronts his parents about his birth and childhood. Realizing they can no longer stay silent but fearful about how the truth could affect him, they fess up.
As more information about Laila is revealed, Hank becomes frustrated and confused about their relationship; Rachel and Arron meet Melanie Lynch, who seems to have her own secret agenda.
As Laila helps White Vincent with his wounds, she looks for an opportunity to escape; Hank realizes people aren't always what they seem to be, as information about his wife and the death of Beck's husband comes to light.