Lord Penton tells Albert about how he feels about the boy. Albert feels the same way, so his lordship tells Albert about the bolt hole connecting their rooms.
Sean starts staying at the station overnight as part of the night watch. The other guys decide it’s time for his initiation into the fire service.
Styx survives the fight and comes face to face with Salidar’s son, Maxthane, who wants him to become his personal servant. Styx refuses and is forced along by Maxthane’s guards.
Reginald pushes Paul away as he lies in hospital but Paul decides to give him the space he needs to decide what he actually wants.
Albert takes to his new position with great enthusiasm. His lordship teaches him to fly and when Albert is ready allows him to fly solo.
Sean was conflicted but decided visit Casey again. This time Casey is in the middle of a PT session with the other Marines. Sean joins in and afterwards gets another workout in the showers afterwards.
Styx, Kutos and Hurr face a demon in the arena. The fight is bloody and makes Maxthane, Salidar’s son, so anxious he ends he fight but all three gladiators are suffering and fighting for their lives.
Paul thinks he’s blown it with Reginald as he tells his story of encounters on the massage table. And Reginald’s health takes a turn for the worse.
Before meeting his son for a coffee, Rob pops into the nearby public toilets…
Albert Dowling is Lord Penton’s stable boy who also trains as a cross country runner. His lordship is taking a special interest in the boy and wants to offer him a privileged position within his household.