Henry talks to Ivan again, who has become very powerful. Ivan says that Henry will be killed because some important people in the IRA want this. Now he realises,that he and Miss O`Shea were slaves. Then Henry tries to find Mr. Climanis, his old friend, but he seems to be dead. He blames Jack Dalton for the death and he does not negate it. Henry escapes from Dublin to see his daughter. He comes back to kill Alfie Gandon, the one who might have killed his father and to visit his wife in the prison. The novel ends with Henry thinking about what to do next.