During a military operation in Afghanistan, Erling unintentionally touches a woman. Back in Norway, Erling discovers the woman's husband beating her.
Past events in Afghanistan have implications for Erling's decision in Oslo. Johanne learns about Zamani from her boss. Erling makes an important call.
In Afghanistan, the platoon deals with grief. Ekeberg suspends Erling. Johanne offers some help. Jon Petter takes his A-game to Zamani's goat fight.
The foreign minister's secret meeting in Afghanistan is a prelude to a PR disaster in Norway. Jon Petter goes on TV. A reporter gets an explosive tip.
Erling is exposed in the press and struggles to find his bearings. In Afghanistan, Zamani is placed on a kill list. Johanne is pulled into the fray.
Johanne becomes increasingly distant from Erling. Erling and Jon Petter find a connection to Fruit for Life. Johanne realizes Hektor has been lying.
Johanne tells the foreign minister about Hektor's deal. Rolf's meeting in Afghanistan goes wrong. Adella helps Jon Petter have a change of heart.
Erling agrees to head Rolf's security detail and learns who sent the Zamani text. A Kabul meeting turns explosive. The Nobel Peace Prize is announced.