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Homer Jackson

In the ever-changing maelstrom that is Whitechapel, it seems that some things never change - Captain Homer Jackson chief among them. Indeed, to Drake's eyes, the American goes about his business in much the same way he ever did. A fug of cigarette smoke, booze, and the cheap scent of whichever woman has just suffered his month old bed-linen.

None of which would be remarkable were it not for the fact that, as the series opens, Jackson’s wife, Long Susan Hart, is only weeks away from her execution. Perhaps it is just that Jackson cannot cope with the idea, so painful is it to him. Or perhaps - just perhaps - Jackson has another plan entirely…

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