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Main article: Gillian Darmody

Gillian Darmody remains a major character in the third season. This article details their actions in each episode of the season.


Main article: Resolution

Gillian Darmody has converted The Commodore's home into an upscale brothel and acts as madam to a large stable of prostitutes. She introduces a new girl, Evelyn, to the others. She has kept Richard Harrow on as a "caretaker" and is raising her orphaned grandson Tommy Darmody as though he were her own child. She asks Richard to take Tommy to the boardwalk flea circus. Richard tries to remind Tommy of his real parents. Gillian realizes what he is doing and warns him that the past is upsetting for Tommy. ("Resolution")

Bone for Tuna[]

Main article: Bone for Tuna

Gillian calls her business partner Charlie Luciano for funds to repair the roof of her brothel, The Artemis Club. Luciano insists that he wants to see a return on his initial investment before giving her more money. He is more concerned with his burgeoning heroin distribution business.

New York gangster Gyp Rosetti tries to convince Nucky to join him in a trip to Gillian's place. Nucky declines but drops him off, sharing an awkward look with Gillian on the steps.

Gyp demands a private audience with Gillian and questions her about her relationship with Nucky. He asserts that she is paying protection money to Nucky and offers sympathy for the obvious friction between them. She reveals Eli Thompson's betrayal of Nucky and the attempt he made on his brother's life, keeping her part in the scheme to herself. ("Bone for Tuna")

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