He encourages her to confess her sins, which include withholding crucial evidence from Chloe. Knowing the danger of exposing humans to divinity, he persuades Lucifer to help him find it in return for a favor. Joey Pileggi, who asked Lucifer for a favor months before, winds up murdered. At the exchange, Lucifer is fatally shot when he intervenes to try and save Chloe and Trixie. Amenadiel manages to calm her by explaining that he once had a similar crisis, thus fixing their friendship.
They manage to solve the case with the help of Ella who in this reality is a professional carjacker and mechanic , and John confesses that while he is proud of his daughter, he does not want her to follow her dream of joining the police because of his fear that she would be in harm's way. A new murder case comes in: Reina Markova, a prima ballerina who was strangled while practicing. However, a problem arises when the youth counselor is found dead and suspicion quickly falls on the priest. Amenadiel decides that he will do whatever it takes to protect his brother from Pierce despite Lucifer wishing otherwise. Maze becomes uneasy about Linda and Amenadiel growing closer. Chloe's and Lucifer's cases cross when several members of the yoga group are found stabbed to death with Azrael's blade resting in the final victim. Using a radio call-in show to set up a sting, Chloe and Pierce pose as a cheating couple and lure out the killer, who turns out to be a man who found the original killer's journals and became obsessed with them.
Amenadiel rejects at first, so Lucifer enlists Chloe to assist him. She then agrees that it is time for him to meet Trixie and is about to tell him she loves him but he stops her, changing his mind about the plan and dumps Chloe, breaking her heart in the process. Dan finds Charlotte's notes on Pierce, and informs Chloe and Lucifer that Pierce is the killer. Chloe and Lucifer discover that all of the party attendees have an alibi except for Todd, who explains that Kathleen had a different ending for her book from what her editor wanted. Pierce tracks down Amenadiel, who he knows gave him the mark, and assaults him in anger.
Ella finds the cleaners Charlotte hired and Chloe confronts Lucifer about letting his personal problems interfere with work. Lucifer agrees to go undercover with her at an upcoming reunion to find the killer. Pierce visits the granddaughter of his partner in 1958, getting back his files on the case. After being rescued, Lucifer discovers that Johnson's belt buckle was part of 's Blade and that Johnson was filled with the knowledge and power of God while wearing it. With no other options, Lucifer has Maze and Linda stop his heart, allowing him to enter Hell and find Carlisle's soul, which is now eternally tormented by a recreation of the car accident.
Lucifer ignites the Blade and opens a rift leading outside the universe, where his mother can create her own world free from God's influence, and throws the Blade through with her. Security footage of a new murder seems to implicate Maze as the killer, and Chloe learns that the victim was one of her bounties. The investigation is complicated by Lucifer's repeated attempts to seduce Chloe in an effort to better understand her. When Maze suggests that Chloe needs a mediator, Chloe impersonates Candy as a means of getting an appointment with the mediator Ash saw for his divorce. At the end of the episode, Lucifer's mother shows up at his door, seeking help. Lucifer regains his wings, but burns them to anger Amenadiel and halt his own return to his former throne as the King of Hell. While waiting to be revived, however, Lucifer stumbles upon an illusion of Uriel, who forces Lucifer to kill him again and again.
It features a character created by , , and taken from the comic book series , which later became the protagonist of the spin-off comic book series written by , both published by ' imprint. Lucifer and Chloe question Rivers' former attorney and learn that he is a master manipulator. Lucifer and Amenadiel discover that the latter's necklace contains the third piece of the Blade and that Amenadiel is their Father's favorite son. With Chloe depressed over her pending divorce, Maze, Dr. To prove his point, he sets up a distribution ring with the other kids, inadvertently providing Chloe with a lead that uncovers the murder weapon. Lucifer makes a deal with Pierce to end his life.
Chloe then ambushes the shooter and arrests him without incident. He says the only place he feels respected is on Earth. Pierce and Lucifer both invite Chloe to have dinner with them, but Pierce makes the decision to tell Chloe how he feels and proposes to her, just as Lucifer arrives to tell her how he feels about her. They start fighting each other until they are stopped by Mazikeen. When Amenadiel finds out about this, he makes up a story for Chloe that portrays Lucifer as delusional, but human. Lucifer and Dan run a sting operation, netting an old friend of Bobby's who reveals that the dead man was working on a new set with Sheila, Bobby's warm-up act. Maze learns that Pierce's Mark is fake and tries to kill him, but he uses Trixie to force her to leave.
Chloe suspects that a surfer gang may have been involved in the murder, sending Dan to go undercover and work their leader, Wild Child. They go looking for Malcolm while Mazikeen helps Chloe hunt for Lucifer. Amenadiel says Lucifer's punishment of Charlotte does not fulfill the deal and wonders if God will take back his half of the bargain. More victims turn up, validating Pierce's belief that a copycat is responsible. He says he has always been a punisher, but never killed anyone before. Amenadiel and Uriel soon get in a fight. Maze asks Linda to stop seeing Amenadiel.