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Mad Stranger is the sixth volume of Cause of Death. The volume centers around a chess-themed murder approach, concerning the justice system, law enforcement and government. Chapters 2 and 3, though not necessarily a side murder, pays attention to the Vernon Frist court case, featuring Natara Williams as a witness.
|1||None||Opening Moves||A puzzling murder in a pawn shop kicks off a brand new volume of Cause of Death!||September 5, 2011|
|2||Under My Skin, Part 1||While Natara testifies in court against serial killer Vernon Frist, Mal searches for clues to make sure the killer remains behind bars.||September 12, 2011|
|3||Under My Skin, Part 2||Natara is locked inside a courtroom with a sadistic killer!||September 19, 2011|
|4||Gambit||While investigating the brutal murder of a former cop, Mal and Natara uncover Mad Stranger's deadly game!||September 26, 2011|
|5||Breaking Point, Part 1||Bad blood between Jacob Fallon and Javier Garza has been brewing for a long time... This week, their final battle begins!||October 3, 2011|
|6||Breaking Point, Part 2||Prison riots! Jail breaks! Manhunts! Go from cell block to city block in this week's exciting episode... Plus Jacob and Mal have a touching reunion!||October 11, 2011|
|7||Zugzwang||The game is afoot! Can Mal and Natara stop Mad Stranger before he gets checkmate?||October 17, 2011|
|8||Endgame||The board is set! The pieces are in play! The endgame begins here! Plus, to save Natara's life, Mal must make a deadly choice!||October 24, 2011|