Issue 2: As Kiklinski escalates his one-man terrorist war against the FBI, Liz and Ressler race to save FBI Assistant Director Cooper's life from a massive bomb attack. Meanwhile Raymond 'Red' Reddington discovers that behind the scenes may be a long-rumoured urban myth, called The Gambler, who is manipulating events for a group of super-rich gamblers to bet on.
Issue 3: As Liz struggles to deal with catastrophic events, the noose tightens on terrorist-for-hire Kiklinski, as his mysterious employer, The Gambler, unleashes legendary assassin John X to silence him before he can be apprehended by an FBI Task Force.
Issue 4: The deadly game played out on the streets of Washington takes a dramatic turn when Raymond 'Red' Reddington finally tracks down the true mastermind behind the attacks. Now the race is on to stop an assassin with a 100% success rate from claiming his next victim.