-Mary is being stalked by the pagans of Bloodwood, who mark her as their next sacrifice if Bash does not choose a replacement.
-A pagan necklace is left in her bed, and later, a bloody stag's head is hung from her ceiling overnight--all to symbolize that she is their target.
-Kenna becomes King Henry's official mistress, and even gets to re-decorate the royal bedroom.
-But Henry still has feelings for Diane.
-Mary and Queen Catherine interrogate the staff to try to find the pagans, or anyone with knowledge of the stalkings, but no one comes forward.
-Bash decides that the only way to keep Mary safe is to enter the Bloodwood with a thief from the castle's jail.
-Bash ties the thief up to look like he is about to sacrifice him as the pagans had asked him to--but when the pagan priest comes forward, Bash kills him instead.
-As Bash and the thief ride home, the thief implies that Bash might have been a pagan as well, and Bash pushes him over a cliff in anger--presumably to his death.
-When Bash returns home, Francis declares that, until their marriage is finalized, he and Mary may be with others.
-Soon after this declaration, Francis goes to Olivia's quarters and kisses her passionately.
-Mary is menaced by a hand-maid with a knife, who is revealed to be one of the pagans in the castle, along with one of Queen Catherine's guards.
-Both are burned at the stake on the castle lawn.