Wrongly convicted for a crime he didn’t commit, framed by a dirty cop, Richard Castle goes on the run in an attempt to clear his name, calling in favours and dipping into shadowy worlds. Kate Beckett is the Federal Marshal assigned to chase him down. But the further she investigates the man, the more she becomes convinced that his claims of innocence are true.
Especially when she sees the conviction in his eyes, hears the belief in his voice during their first confrontation, as the evidence stacks up in her own personal investigation.
The pair become unlikely allies, till the final showdown exonerates them both, and then their relationship takes the final step.