The sudden appearance of Black Jack Randall saves Jamie from the hangman’s noose. Randall, who is vicious, demands Jamie’s submission and brutalizes him in the process. Meanwhile, Claire learns that Jamie has been granted a brief stay of execution, but she is unable to visit him. She discovers a way into the prison and makes her way to Jamie’s cell, where she is apprehended by Randall. Jamie has no choice but to acquiesce to Randall’s demands if he releases Claire.