Angel's soul sits in the Hyperion hotel's safe, while the vicious Angelus sits in a cage in the cellar, spreading discord and misery by taunting the Angel Investigations gang.
Threats unavailing, finally Cordelia offers herself to Angelus in return for the information they need on how to stop the Beast. Angelus tells them of a priestly sisterhood, but when the gang arrive at the women's house, they find the aftermath of a massacre.
Angelus' information having proved useless, they set out to recover Angel. But the jar containing his soul has gone.