Talks break down between the union and the confederacy and Mr. Pinkerton believes that a third party is to blame. All evidence leads in a complicated direction to the Lupus family. The Lupus family is a powerful family with ties in the military and politics. Heroes discover that Mr. L (lupus) is at the head of the situation. They also learn that his “son” is the one creating the weapons and that Mr. L seems to be “taking” body parts from people and replacing them with brass clockwork.