When a pool shark is murdered by an unseen force, Castle and Beckett uncover evidence that the killer may have paranormal powers. Meanwhile, Castle and Beckett attempt to get their lives back to normal following his disappearance.
Beckett and Castle investigate the shooting of an ice cream vendor and clues lead them to suspect that an unknown second grade child might be able to help them solve the case; Castle goes undercover at a school to try and find the student.
When a web celebrity is murdered, Castle and Beckett explore the flashy world of internet fame, but when the killer posts pictures from the crime scene on a photo-sharing site, they realise they are up against a social media sociopath who may strike again.
After Castle finds out that his most beloved 1980's movie star has been murdered, he and Beckett receive aid from a group of older action heroes, and investigate the man's heavily guarded past in hopes that it will lead them to his killer.