After a decorated war hero is arrested for destroying a convenience store, Daniel believes her erratic behavior is the result of an infection that produced swelling in her brain. Kate convinces Donnie not to prosecute her. After she is implicated in the deaths of two of her fellow soldiers, Kate begins to regret her actions until the soldier accuses a Congressman's son (her platoon sergeant in Afghanistan) of rape. Kate makes it her mission to see that he is brought to justice. However, in her zeal to get him she may go too far and end her career.