Isobel has plans for Downton to continue to help the war wounded in some way after Robert's announcement that the ceasefire will begin on Nov. 11.
Bates is taken aback when Vera threatens to expose old secrets which could bring down the Crawleys. Mary is the only one who can protect the family, but she pays a high price when she turns to Carlisle for help.
A new development stuns the family. Sybil and Branson try to keep their secret safe. Carlisle puts Anna in a difficult position; Bates is left reeling from the news about Vera, and Thomas embarks on a new money-making scheme.