Tad kills a criminal and tangles with Nightwing. Dick can't get a job as a cop in Bludhaven while crooked rookie Mac Arnot moves up rapidly. Torque reappears at the end of the story.
Hogan threw a party for Dick; Clancy and the recent graduate began getting closer. Nite-Wing attacked Ricky Noone, killing him and some of his men in a "car accident.