Alexis comes seeking sanctuary at the inn. But, he's running from a lesser House of Winter. A strange solution emerges, to keep everyone safe.
The Doge returns to the Inn, and finds Dark and Yaz a little worse for wear.
The Doge returns for his dog and all hell breaks loose.
Frost and Benny discuss possible options.
The golden retriever admits his connection to the Doge.
The Doge of Venice comes to enquire after an old friend, leaving Frost and Takumi less than impressed.
The taint on Takumi's magic remains and he wants it lifted. With a little help from Frost, and a lot of help from his former mentor, the three set out to put things to rights.
When Limni comes to work at the Inn, she is plagued by strange dreams of a large black pearl which calls to her. After a little help from Alia, Limni and a group of friends go off to seek the pearl.
Some of Aiko's sister-nymphs have been kidnapped from their garden. How will she rescue them, and what horrors will be met on the way?
A foreign diplomat comes, seeking refuge. It is up to Nox to see her through her troubles, but her troubles include another personality with horrifying proclivities.
After a practical joke gone wrong, Dark walks out the gate, landing himself back in London. In a brief moment of rational thought, Ice sends Nox to fetch him back, and Nox brings his newly re-introduced vampire acquaintance, Kerrith.
With Beltane upon them, Frost decides to get Yaz something 'pretty'. Unfortunately, he decides that Dark is the perfect gift.
After the Jack gets the better of Dark, Ice decides it's time to offer a better option, and sends word to the brother he hasn't seen in half a century.
Takumi and Frost. Plot? What plot?
Takumi means to go sort the Jack, but Ice and Dark have other ideas.
The Jack's decided that his methods haven't been sufficiently clear, and it's time to send in a message that won't be forgotten. Whether or not he gets Dark, no one will imagine he's anything but serious.
Kei's having a rough time, but not nearly as rough as Dark's going to have after he steals some pills from Ice.
Dark thinks he's never going home. The Jack's caught up with him and delivered an unforgettable warning. But, Ice isn't in the habit of taking that sort of thing from anyone.
Takumi's been left with Fumio's demons... literally. It's up to Ice to sort it out, so he calls in an old friend, who doesn't know he's still alive.
In order to ensure the kitsune necromancer can't lie about his involvement, Ice wants to capture the bones of his daughters. One dead-worker to another, the kitsune would have to concede the advantage.
Dark's in crap shape, and Ice just wants to put him to bed. What will happen when Dark decides Ice should join him?
Kei's going to be staying at the inn, for a while, but she needs some things from her house. Unfortunately, so do her pursuers.
Dark's taken the job with the Evening Steward, and things are pretty good. All is not, however, quite as expected.
Amaterasu sends a messenger. What more does she want?
Now that the damage is done, someone has to pay.