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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Text on Castle's murder board: Kate BECKETT: WHO HIRED THE SNIPER? Johanna BECKETT: Was working on Pulgatti's appeal when she was murdered. Fatally stabbed by Dick Coonan. 3 colleagues also murdered by Coonan. WHO HIRED COONAN? Joe PULGATTI: Mob source arrested by Raglan, who pinned Armen's murder on him Bob ARMEN: Undercover Fed inside Mafia, killed 19 years ago in failed kidnapping attempt Hal LOCKWOOD: Hired assassin, killed Raglan + McCallister. Part of continuing mission. WHO HIRED HIM? 3 Renegade Cops, All involved in Armen Homicide Roy MONTGOMERY: Killed Lockwood and killed by Lockwood. What did he know about who hired Coonan + Lockwood? Gary McCALLISTER: Shanked in prison by Lockwood (part of escape plan) John RAGLAN: Killed by hired sniper Lockwood. WHO ORDERED THE HIT? Lead investigator in Beckett homicide, dismissed case as random violence See more
When Kate corners the guy trying to get out of the fire escape and he turns on her with gun extended, we hear the sound of an automatic pistol being cocked, although he is holding a revolver. See more
You act like this is all about her, but you were standing right next to her. You could have been shot. Hell, *I* could have been shot.
That's why I have to do this. To make sure they stay away.
Yeah? You need to grow up, dad. You're a writer, not a cop. Stop pretending.
Written by 'Robert Duncan (VII)' (qv) See more