Blake takes a pistol to the Ballarat observatory to meet Major Alderton who tries to blackmail Blake into returning to the army with Mei Lin for service in the growing Indo-China war. As the sky darkened during the eclipse, Alderton is stabbed in front of Blake. When a knife is found in Mei Lin's room, Blake is arrested. From his cell, Blake has to solve the murder before he is taken to Melbourne by the Special Branch and then Mei Lin confesses.
Episode #136 / Length: 55 minutes