After learning that hit man Slade and his employer Harrison Brand are coming to kill her, Lane plans to skip town, but she's captured by her pursuers. The arrival of an impending hurricane forces Brand to turn back to Truro, where everyone seeks shelter at Lute-Mae's bar. Eudora and Elmo find themselves thrown together in the storm. Constance realizes that Lane will never be displaced from Field's life. Field and Constance have a violent argument on the staircase that ends with Constance plunging through the railing.