A hard-nosed prohibition agent, Delphy, is installed in Lawless. He claims he will cut out the mafia’s power in the city, and begins clamping down on bars that sell bootleg liquor. Naturally, the Vanetti family considers him an unwelcome presence. While keeping one eye on Fango, Nero comes down hard against Defphy, and Avilio stands with him. But another man watches them with complicated feelings about the situation.