Finding herself pregnant and unwed, Nora Buckley thought she'd never return to the small town of Redwater, Georgia. Five years later, life has brought her back to the town she swore she'd never go back to. In a hurry to find a place to live and job to provide for her daughter, Anna, Nora reluctantly takes a position at the old Dixon farm on the outskirts of town, where she meets fellow Redwater outcast, Merle Dixon.
Reader confronts Merle about an unexpected discovery, and Merle realizes what he needs to do in order to protect his family.
Reader confronts Yondu about where he has been sneaking off to at night.