- For other uses of "The Book of War", see The Book of War (disambiguation)
|After learning that Gravedigger and the Markovians are coming to attack Freeland, the Pierce family prepares for war.|
The scene opens with a flashback to World War II while, in the present, Gravedigger makes a video journal regarding why he's doing why he's doing it. He uncovers in his journal that the US government probed him 80 years back creation him "informally authoritatively" the first meta. He likewise uncovers how he gets his name, by burrowing graves for all of his adversaries. He says it felt like the proper activity, as whatever his arrangements for Freeland additionally feels directly for him.
In the lab Lynn attempts to make sense of to what extent the infusions Gravedigger is utilizing and Jace makes sense of that basically the breaking point doesn't exist. Undertaker can have unlimited forces without over-burden inconclusively. Gambi says that Gravedigger is in transit and that he intends to reclaim Lynn and Jace and that the administration intends to nuke Freeland as opposed to allow Gravedigger to win. Khalil is on out of town when a truck comes up behind him. It's Markovian officers and they bounce him, causing Khalil to open Painkiller and endure.
With no help from the legislature or the ASA, Jefferson begins to detail an arrangement. Brandon objects since he thinks more about his own advantages than sparing Freeland. In Markovia, Gravedigger says that his arrangement isn't to make a military however to free the metas. Any individual who rejects his "opportunity" will kick the bucket.
Dark Lightning and Thunder meet with Lala, requesting his assistance in battling for Freeland. Lala decreases and Devonte threats them with against meta weapons. Dark Lightning makes another endeavor to influence Lala, however he keeps on cannot. Brandon visits Jace in the lab and compromises her in the event that she doesn't come clean with him. Somewhere else, Odell and Lady Eve are driving around with Lady Eve requesting to be let back onto the Shadow Board and her cartel ready for action like never before. She uncovers that she realizes the ASA plans to take off all of a sudden and she attempts to make an arrangement with him. Odell needs the satchel. They strike an arrangement.
Lynn makes a revelation in the lab and rushes home to tell Jefferson. Things being what they are, he's identified with Gravedigger. Turns out Gravedigger is his distant uncle. At Anissa's, she imparts a delicate second to Grace and proposes to her. At Gambi's TC and Erica attempt to plan for the coming war and the pair wind up kissing. Jen keeps on battling with her father needing to keep her in the rear of the fight, yet Jen requests that TC assist her with finding Gravedigger when he shows up in Freeland.
In his brain, Khalil works it out with Painkiller and they battle for control with Khalil winding up secured in the firewall meaning Painkiller is currently allowed to slaughter the Pierce family. At home, Jefferson battles with the report about Gravedigger. Lynn recommends to Jefferson that on the off chance that it comes down to it, her may need to slaughter Gravedigger to ensure their family. At supper, Grace and Anissa report their commitment as well as that they're getting hitched at that moment with Gambi administering.
Lala meets with Lady Eve, needing data on Tobias. Somewhere else, Brandon has Jace tied up and attempts to get data from her. In the interim, Gravedigger watches security film and learns the forces of everybody collaborating with Black Lightning. Nonetheless, at Anissa's, Jen gets word that Gravedigger has shown up so she leaves. Before long, everybody gets some answers concerning Gravedigger's appearance and it intrudes on the wedding.
Accused up of electrical vitality, Lightning assaults and takes out everybody aside from Gravedigger. Undertaker attempts to disclose his highlight her and she shoots him with power yet it does nothing but bad. They battle and he tosses Lightning into the border which makes Lightning be flung into the air. At the point when Black Lightning gets her, her heart isn't thumping. He needs to restart her heart yet is fruitful. At that point Gravedigger appears and Black Lightning charges him. The battle is on.
- Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce/Black Lightning
- China Anne McClain as Jennifer Pierce/Lightning
- Nafessa Williams as Anissa Pierce
- Christine Adams as Dr. Lynn Stewart
- Marvin "Krondon" Jones III (credit only)
- Damon Gupton (credit only)
- Jordan Calloway as Khalil Payne/Painkiller
- James Remar as Peter Gambi
- Jill Scott as Lady Eve
- Bill Duke as Agent Odell
- William Catlett as Latavious "Lala" Johnson
- Chantal Thuy as Grace Choi
- Jahking Guillory as Brandon Marshall
- Jennifer Riker as Dr. Helga Jace
- Wayne Brady as Tyson Sykes/Gravedigger
- Christopher A'mannuel as Baron/TC
- Gabriella Garcia as Erica Moran
- Brandon Hirsch as Dr. Blair
- Rafael Castillo as Devonte Jones
- Teesha Renee as Destiny
- The in-episode title sequence subtitles this episode as "Freedom Ain't Free", but the official title to the episode does not contain the subtitle.
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