• As an Irishman in the Metropolitan police, Flight is already marked as an outsider.

    Securing Reid’s trust and respect is an even harder task as Reid sees in him only a reminder of the violent and tragic loss of PC Dick Hobbs.

    But Flight is to prove himself not only worthy of Reid’s respect, but also unworthy of the kind of innocence that drew his affection to Hobbs. Flight is a man of secrets that the men of H Division could never guess.