Duncan makes a brief trip across the
Pacific, but otherwise continues his exploration of the United States
Visits China at the
behest of Kiem Sun (A3, 'The
Road Not Taken'). Sun claims to have perfected his drug, but the
subsequent demonstration ends in death to both mortal guinea pigs
along with MacLeod's warning that Sun should prepare himself for The
Gathering. This is his only recorded visit away from American soil in
over 50 years from 1854 to 1914.
Returns to the Pacific North West where he establishes himself as a
newspaper proprietor. He attempts (unsuccessfully) to save a young man
from Immortal bounty hunter Mako (B12,
'Under Color of Authority'). Later, his attempts to marry Sarah are
first thwarted by the fact that she's already married, and then by her
rejection of him when he's shot by her husband and revives after
coming for him in a jealous rage (C8,
Duncan and fellow Immortal
Gregor Townsend help out during a Cholera epidemic - Gregor is shot by
a distraught father after failing to save his child (B2,
'Studies in Light').
Relocates to San
Francisco where he meets up with old friend Alec Hill. Unfortunately,
Alec's mortal wife Genevieve has a past, and it catches up with her in
the form of Immortal Gerard Kragan, who kills her in front of Alec and
Mac (E7, 'Haunted').
is forced to leave his saloon home in San Francisco when its owner Kit
O'Brady loses it to Amanda in a poker game (D5,
'Double Eagle'). Afterwards, he visits Alec Hill again, only to find
the Immortal still brooding over his wife's death (E7,
Tries his hand at
bare-knuckle boxing under the watchful eye of Immortal Tommy Sullivan,
newly arrived in San Francisco from the Emerald Isle (B11,
While in Boston, Duncan is set up by a
helpless female Immortal, Sharon, for Axel, an evil Immortal who uses
her as bait. Duncan persuades her to escape, but Axel kills her when
she tries to leave him (C5,
'Rite of Passage').
Duncan's attempts to help
a grocer fight the Black Hand gang in New York ends with the grocer's
death at their hands (B8,
'Revenge of the Sword').