Bryant and May are on the case when a cemetery becomes the scene of a crime and secrets — and bodies — arise while the Tower ravens disappear.
Her Majesty is quite pleased that Georgie is going to Italy to aid her friend and asks Georgie to find out if Prince Edward and that Wallis person are getting married.
It’s a deadly game of ambition that starts with two children playing “Witch Hunter” and ends with cold-blooded murder.
A rogue agent has come in from the cold and wants to spill his secrets, and Ishmael Jones is sent to ascertain his real identity only to fall into a menacing series of incidents.
Bryant and May are confounded by yet more impossible deaths that follow the impossible death of a baby, strangled by a puppet and tossed from a window.