While he claims he will be gone for the summer, Beckett and the other detectives realize that this might be a permanent parting.Unknown to Castle, Beckett has re-examined her feelings for him.Use "Fakebook" to chart the plot of a book, the development of a character, a series of historical events, the debates and relationships between people, and so on!
Dick Coonan died before revealing who hired him, and Castle, blaming himself, offered to end their partnership. She explains that she's "gotten used to you pulling my pigtails" and that he's made her job more fun.
Desperate not to lose Castle, she breaks up with Demming and approaches Castle to declare her own feelings for him.
But it's too late: Castle has already planned to go to the Hamptons with another woman: Gina, his ex-wife, with whom he's rekindled a relationship.
Castle has a fling with a movie star, not realizing that she's really gunning for a part in the movie adaptation of Heat Wave ("The Late Shaft").
Beckett then develops a romance with a handsome young detective, Tom Demming.