Season 3 picks up 16 months after the shocking events of Season 2. It's 1922. Nucky decides to hold a flash New Year's Eve bash. Margaret helps him the hosting, despite their recent disputes. On the lam, Van Alden works as a clothing iron salesman in Chicago when he stumbles into a dispute between Al Capone and Dean O'Banion. Jimmy's death has left Richard as his son's caretaker, but Gillian refuses to let him learn the truth about his parents.