Castle is grieved when Becket, once regaining health, tells him to leave her time without calling for months. Yet when she returns to work after therapy, Ryan and Esposito tell Castle help them keep the case of her mothers killers going, behind ex-IA by-the-book-Captain Victoria Gates's back. They work out the only remaining angle are bank files lost in a fire, according to decorated officer Rod Halstead definitely no arson. Becket grudgingly passes her gun exam, but can't perform in real danger anymore in their assigned case, the ingeniously staged murder of a rock band member's girlfriend. The boys find Becket is the next, last logical target, and are surprisingly offered safety for all if the case is laid to rest, but things turn out differently. Written by
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This is the first time Detective Kate Beckett's age is mentioned; at the time she is shot, she's 31. See more
When Beckett is searching for the suspect you can hear the sound of a shotgun being loaded. Beckett turns to find the suspect is standing behind her holding a pump action shotgun. After a few words are exchanged the suspect cycles the pump action shotgun again presumably to reload but since he never fired it there was no need. There was also no ejection of a shotgun shell that would lead you to the assumption there was never any ammo in the gun. See more
[after Castle is contacted by Mr. Smith
Do you have any idea who he was?
Just that he's a friend of Montgomery's. That he owed Montgomery his life. He said Montgomery sent him some files; files that, if they ever got out, could hurt some very powerful people. They were using those files as a threat to keep Montgomery's family from ever being harmed. Beckett's safety was also part of the deal.
But then they went after her anyway.
He didn't get the files until after she was shot. He says she's ...
Written by Robert Duncan See more