Buck makes a shocking discovery that causes him to return to the Dark Forest alone, leading to an encounter with someone he thought he'd never see again. The team follows Jeff to the forest's northern area and discovers the massive Three Rings.
A local shaman visits the AIMS team's base camp and reveals the presence of the Black Wolf, a creature rooted in Native American folklore, may spell disaster for Jeff, whose troubling behavior continues.
Buck makes contact with the little girl at the Three Rings, but she suddenly vanishes, leaving him searching to find her; and the rest of the AIMS team must help Jeff make a daring escape as they're chased through the heart of the Dark Forest.
Jeff is forced to deliver answers or face losing the backing of his brothers when the AIMS team is split in half. A lost and alone Buck encounters the Woman of the Woods and Huckleberry fights for his life against a new creature stalking the team.
The AIMS team uncovers the importance of the Three Rings and Buck is forced to come clean about his solo missions. He visits the rings in an attempt to contact the Little Girl, who could be the key to unlocking the forest's mysterious events.
The team are told about a killer bear-canine hybrid known as the Red-Eyed Bear Beast in Raleigh County, W.Va., which they track across treacherous terrain and rivers in an attempt to capture it inside of a cauldron trap.
The team investigate sightings of a gigantic aquatic reptile known as the Fire Dragon in Pocahontas County, W.Va., where they construct an elaborate water trap before pursuing the creature on land and by boat.
An investigation into a large Bigfoot-like creature known as "The Yahoo" in Nicholas County, W.Va. Included: AIMS interview people who claim to have seen the beast, which the team track and try to capture using a giant log-fall trap.