Okay, remember how the plot of the last part was something about the ports? And Conrad Chandler, who was going to inherit them and then not sell them to Peter Fleming? Well, forget it. The new plot is that The Lich has drugged Orwell into a coma and is now going to marry her, after which he will have his weirdo keeper Netta bury her alive. There's not much talk about him inheriting half of Palm City, but I guess it's still happening.
Meanwhile, Vince is running hither and yon trying to find the Lich's secret base. He decides that the simplest, most direct plan is to go ask his wife (who thinks he's dead) to sneak him into the police station so he can hypnotize Preston Holloway into revealing that The Lich is staying at the old Chandler Mansion, which is pretty obvious in retrospect. So Vince, Max and Rollo hustle over there to beat up some goons and rescue Orwell. And all ends happily, except that the whole port issue never got resolved.
Previously on The Cape: There was this port, and there's a missing heir, and... look, if you're just getting here, it's too late to catch up. Sorry. I did write a recap last week, though. You could read that.
Title Card: "TO HAVE AND TO HOLD." Orwell is surrounded by bridesmaids who are calling her "Jamie." So I guess that's her real name. But I've been calling her "Orwell" this whole time, and I don't feel like changing right when we're about to run out of episodes. She's nervous. There's a buzzing, which she interprets as her phone ringing. Who has a ringtone that sounds like a phone vibrating? She says "I'm getting married" and we see her sort of wake up, because that whole scene was a dream. I guess that's why it was shot through gauze. In the real world, Orwell is immobile, in a wheelchair, and hooked up to an IV drip. Netta (the weird helper-lady from last episode) changes Orwell's shoes. The Lich answers Orwell's phone, which says "Caller ID: The Cape." Subtle! And it is, in fact, Vince. The Lich just says that the girl belongs to him now, and he hangs up.
Vince, as you may remember (although I bet you don't), was calling from that disused trolley station where he and Marty were arresting Preston Holloway. Now that Vince knows that Orwell is in trouble, he grabs Preston by the collar and shouts at him. But Marty gets in the way, because he's very concerned with treating his prisoner humanely. I'll remind you that Marty is the Chief of Police, and the police in question are all corrupt and evil. But now he cares about prisoner treatment, I guess. He also cares about the other police who will be there shortly, so Vince smoke-bombs away.
Capelair. Vince heats a balloon over a candle, then he paints some steel, and uses scotch tape to lift a smudge. Then he uses a flatbed scanner to scan in the fingerprint. I like that he did all that low-tech balloon-and-candle stuff and then turned to the high-tech computer next to him. Marty still hasn't changed his ARK password, so Vince uses the database to find Preston Holloway, who is labeled as "deceased."
Interrogation room. Marty drops exposition on Preston, who used to run the Orchard Sanitarium. There were old, unproven charges of some sort, but Marty has new charges that he thinks will stick. It's that stuff about poisoning the Founder's Day Parade. Preston babbles about sheep, who are following blindly to slaughter. The Lich, you see, is his shepherd. Cue the Psalm. Back at the lair, Vince scans through photos of Preston until he finds him with a bandaged-up kid. He enhances the photo (everybody drink!) and sees "Orchard" on a sign behind him. "Gotcha," he says, unaware that apparently he could have found out the same information by just searching newspaper archives. I mean, Marty had a big front-page article about this Orchard Sanitarium scandal, in which Preston featured heavily. How hard is that to find?