With ‘the beast’ killed by the soldiers, the strike ends and things seem to return to normal. But there are some unanswered questions and lingering tensions, especially towards the neo-druids who live in the forests. The death of a young girl triggers a wave of aggression and more deaths. Is anyone controlling the ancient evil in the forests? And why, exactly, is the principled, family-minded Charles Darwin drowning his nights in gin and loose women.