MacLeod, Tessa and Richie are taken hostage in a court building by assassin Bryan Slade (Andrew Divoff). Duncan is knocked out. Slade kills MacLeod to blackmail the SWATcommando outside into giving them a helicopter to flee. While Tessa does her best to keep the hostages alive and Randi McFarland reports the event live outside, MacLeod revives and subdues Slade's men one by one. MacLeod finally kills Slade.