Kimble gets a job in a coastal town in a sail-making firm. He develops a romantic attachment to a woman who works in this firm. A doctor in the town also has feelings for the woman, but senses her attraction to Kimble. Another worker at the firm dislikes Kimble and tries to persuade him to move on. Kimble hears of a one-armed man arrested down the coast and travels to the city to see if it might be the killer of his wife. Gerrard also travels to the city hearing about the one-armed man and narrowly misses catching Kimble when they both visit the lock-up. Kimble escapes back to the town but knows that Gerrard will be close behind. Kimble feels tired of running and decides to stay in town and avoid detection.