Daniel's family fears he won't recover from his injuries and his attackers will escape justice. Judy Dean shows Bobby some unexpected affection. Ted, Jr. hides a shameful secret from his wife. Sheriff Daggett investigates Daniel's beating.
Amantha dreads the worst as she prepares for Daniel to awaken from his induced coma. Teddy's business plans are thwarted by his dad, and he gets some unwelcome news from Tawney. Jared learns more about his older brother and the late Hanna Dean.
Daniel makes a startling decision, and Amantha is outraged and hurt when Janet defends his choice. Teddy asks a reluctant Tawney for a favor. Jon Stern gains a valuable insight into a client's case. Sheriff Daggett questions Bobby Dean.
A recovered Daniel explores Atlanta and enjoys a taste of big-city anonymity, while Amantha starts packing up her apartment. Tawney grows frustrated with Ted, Jr.'s ever-shifting moods, forcing him to seek understanding from an unexpected quarter.
Daniel mourns the death of someone from his past, but his appearance at the funeral fuels the fire against him. Tawney asks Ted, Jr. to keep a secret. When Amantha invites Jon Stern to a popular Paulie attraction, revelations ensue. As Janet's birthday approaches, Daniel and Jared try to tidy up the kitchen before the family party -- until Daniel is called away on a mysterious errand. Despite Janet's protests, her family makes a fuss over her on her special day -- and presents her with several surprising gifts.
Daniel continues to search for answers while Jon Stern has an enlightening conversation with D.A. Sondra Person. Senator Foulkes forces Sheriff Daggett to help him with an unpleasant task. Amantha bonds with a coworker at Thrifty Town.
Daniel reluctantly asks for help. Janet sees the error of her ways. Jon Stern reveals some startling news, triggering a heated family debate. Jared turns to Ted, Jr. and Tawney for comfort. CJ Pickens offers some unsettling information.
Daniel considers his future as he faces a difficult decision. Amantha lets off some steam. Ted, Jr. is frustrated by recent events, while Tawney makes plans. Sheriff Daggett visits Benji Melton. Ted, Sr. takes steps to protect his family.