With the struggle getting vicious and coming out into the open Salamander plays its best card: Vincent Noël who has managed to become a personal aide to the Prime Minister. Prosecutor General Persigal is outlawed and hunted down mercilessly but still manages to pass on essential information to Paul Gerardi. The origin of Salamander goes back to the Second World War and the fathers of Jonkhere and Wolfs. Meanwhile Paul gets to know Wolfs' daughter Patricia via the boarding school where he sent Sofie. Sofie and Paul are invited to the Wolfs' castle. Without realising Paul now faces the man who ordered the break-in at the Jonkhere bank where it all began.