Thugs kill Immortal Ceirdwyn's mortal lover Steven, and she vows revenge. Meanwhile, as Duncan and Maurice are watching Richie at the racetrack a young pickpocket named Paolo, who is the brother of one of Steven's murderers, steals Duncan's wallet, but Duncan catches him and winds up taking him home. On the way, Duncan learns of Ceirdwyn's situation, and he attempts to get Paolo to tell him where the rest of the gang is so that he can stop Ceirdwyn from killing them. Also, Richie pushes his motorcycle racing too hard, and he must deal with the consequences. In flashback to Roman Britain, Ceirdwyn's Pictish tribe attacks Roman soldiers, who decimate them and turn Ceirdwyn Immortal. In flashback to 1746 Scotland, Duncan tries to get Bonnie Prince Charlie safely out of the country, with Ceirdwyn's help.