After the dramatic death of the deputy public prosecutor, it is clear that Emilie Zeuthen's kidnapper is a man who will stop at nothing to recover a debt. But what is this debt? Lund and Borch are trying to get cooperation, and Lund tries to get Mark... (more) to reconcile with her. The family Zeuthen find it hard to accept that Emilie is gone, and press the police to act by making all resources available. Prime Minister Kampers staff are trying to keep him free of the kidnapping affair, but they have some unpleasant information, which makes it difficult to focus on the election campaign.