The murder of a popular sideshow performer sends the team behind the scenes at a carnival freak show. Rachel is found sadistically slain, the team goes behind the scenes of the carnival freak show to find her killer.
The skeletal remains of three people are found in the desert. Initially beetle evidence implies they had been dead at least a week but other factors contradict that. They bodies were identified as a lawyer, that Catherine had a connection with, and his two employees. Catherine had recommended the lawyer to a friend, who was trying to escape her dangerous husband. After analysis the beetles appear to be genetically altered. Catherine fears her friend could be dead until she makes contact with a location.