Season 2 — Episode 5
Threads of Silk and Gold
Investigations into the brutal slaying of a Telegraph newspaper boy lifts the lid on a vice racket run from the offices of the Government Printing Office.
The Telegraph ledger leads Reid to the heart of one of the city’s most eminent financial institutions, Barings Bank. The trail reveals blackmail, looming economic disaster and financial corruption.
Meanwhile, Jackson seeks means of ridding himself and Long Susan of the suffocating debt they owe the moneylender, Silas Duggan.