A convoy of trucks carrying the Jericho men head back for Jericho.
Gray goes down the steps of City Hall as the trucks pull up in front of City
Hall. Gray tells them that he hadnít expected to see them until spring. Gray
is glad to see the men back in town. Gray talks to one of the men that have
come back with the men of Jericho. On the first truck is one of the wind
turbines. Gray wonders what changed their mind when they had an agreement.
Mary comes out and walks through the crowd as if looking for someone. She
sees Stanley, standing at one of the trucks. She hugs him and tells him that
she is glad that he is home. Mary asks where Eric is. Stanley tells her that
Eric said that he wasnít ready to come home. Jake comes up and hugs Stanley.
Jake wants to know where Eric is. Stanley takes him aside from the others
and tells him that Eric hadnít come back with them. Stanley explains to Jake
that Eric is still pretty torn up about Aprilís death and he decided to stay
in New Bern a while longer. Stanley also explains that it wasnít safe for
them in New Bern. Jake walks away from Stanley and starts walking through
the crowd. Jake asks Russell about Eric and if he even asked about Eric.
Jake asks Russell if he even asked Constantino about Eric. Jake wants to
know what is going on in New Bern. Jake grabs Russell and demands to know if
he should be worried about Eric.
Jake walks away from Russell and Stanley is right behind him. Jake lets
Stanley know that he will see Heather when he gets to New Bern. Stanley is
puzzled by Jakeís attitude.
Jake goes to see Robert and asks for his help. Robert warns Jake that he
canít just ride into New Bern and start breaking china. Jake assures Robert
that something is going on in New Bern. Robert advises him that they need to
understand the situation. All Jake knows is that his brother has been
missing for three days and he came to Robert for help. Robert agrees to help
Jake find Eric, but Jake has to do it Robertís way.
Mimi is hanging clothes up on a line on the porch and when she looks through
the clothes, she sees Stanley coming up the road. She runs to meet him, as
does Bonnie. He hugs them both in turn. He first kisses Bonnie and then
Mimi. Stanley looks up and sees Shawn coming out of the house.
Mary comes to visit Johnston and Gail. Mary tells them that the men had
come back from New Bern and Eric wasnít with them. Mary tells Johnston that
Eric decided to stay a little longer. Johnston asks Mary if Eric wanted to
stay or if Constantino insisted that he stay. Mary tells them that Eric
wasnít ready to come home. Gail bows her head. Mary tries to hide her
injured hand in her coat pocket. Johnston sees the bandage on her hand and
wants to know how she hurt it. Mary explains that she had been trying to
make alcohol for the med center. Johnston leaves with Mary.
Gray tells the men to hold up as they are unloading a wagon outside of
Gracie Leighís store. Gray comes inside the store and finds that it is more
like a trading post. Gray questions Skylar as to what is going on. Skylar
tries to explain to Gray, but he reminds her that she doesnít have half of
anything. The men on the outside listen to Gray and Skylarís conversation.
Gray reminds Skylar that she is a minor and doesnít own anything. Gray
orders Skylar to take the salt back to the mine and not make him bring his
men to do it. Gray leaves the store.
Robert and Jake head for New Bern. As they near New Bern, they see men with
guns barricading the road. Robert slows the car to a stop and a man
approaches the car. When the man finds out that Jake and Robert are not from
New Bern, he orders Jake to turn the car around and head back the way they
came. Jake demands to see Eric. The man reminds Jake that Eric came here as
part of the deal with Constantino. The man orders Jake and Robert out of the
car as he holds a gun on him. Robert has a gun that he hides between him and
Jake. The Sheriff comes up and when he sees that it is Jake, he tells the
other man that he will escort them in to see Constantino.
The Sheriff escorts Jake and Robert into town. When they come to a stop and
get out, they are approached by some children. Jake tells them that he is
sorry. Robert and Jake look around the town as they head to see Constantino.
A man is up on the roof with a rifle and Jake and Robert approach the
building. As Jake and Robert look around the town, Robert wonders what
happened here. Russell and the Sheriff come out and tell them there is
nothing more he can do. Jake tries to attack the Sheriff, but Russell pulls
Jake away. Russell explains that New Bern isnít too fond of Jericho right
now. Russell tells them that there have been a lot of rumors flying around
about Jericho. Robert wants to know what. Robert questions them as to when
Eric was last seen. Jake tells Russell that he wants to talk to Helsinsky.
A black phone receiver is shown and the words come across loud and clear for
them to take care of each other. Darcy sits at the desk in the police
station. Darcy explains to Jimmy about some riots that were taking place out
west. Jimmy thanks her for taking on another shift. Jimmy points out all the
things that Darcy did for his family and they dread the day that she and
Robert work things out. Darcy thanks him as she smiles. Jimmy shows Darcy a
picture that Samuel drew. Jimmy says the picture looked as if it had been
drawn by a child that was facing some kind of trauma. Darcy tells Jimmy that
she will talk to Samuel after school.
Johnston and Mary are together in a building. Johnston has his hands full of
some copper wiring. Mary wants to know where he learned to do this. Johnston
asks her if she remembers the book, ďMen are from Mars and Women are from
Venus.Ē Johnston is reminded of a part in the book where it says that if a
man canít find a cave then he will make one. Johnston tells Mary that it
isnít her fault that Eric hadnít come back from New Bern.
Jake and Robert are taken through some sort of warehouse. They are told that
this warehouse is the heartbeat of New Bern. Jake and Robert meet up with
Ted, who is a friend of Heatherís that they had met at Black Jack. Ted
informs Jake and Robert that Heather and Eric had went home that morning.
Ted also tells them that Heather had to talk Eric into going home. Ted had
given Eric his car and a gun. Jake and Robert donít quite believe Ted. Ted
shakes hands with Jake and tells him that he hopes that Eric and Heather are
all right. A man comes up and tells them that they have to clear the
building. Russell asks them if they had gotten what they needed. Jake
(lying) tells Ted that he guessed the mystery was solved. Robert tells
Russell that he and Jake didnít need to be escorted out of New Bern. Jake
and Robert are escorted back to the barricade. The Sheriff orders the men to
move the trucks to let Jake and Robert through. Jake shows Robert a piece of
paper with an address on it that Ted had slipped him when Ted shook hands
with him. Robert loads the gun. Jake and Robert drive through the barricade.
Shawn and Bonnie sit on the porch and Shawn holds her hand. Stanley asks
Mimi how long he had been gone, but then he changes his mind and asks her
how long Shawn had been there in the house. Stanley becomes upset with Mimi
because she didnít do as he asked her. Mimi reminds him that Bonnie was not
a child anymore. They begin to argue and Mimi suggests that they let Shawn
Jake and Robert ditch the car and sneak back to the address that Ted gave
them. Jake sneaks up to the Sheriffís truck and holds a gun on him and they
sneak into the house. Jake questions the man inside the house as to where
his brother is. The man informs Jake to, ďAsk him.Ē The man explains that
Eric hadnít been seen for days. He also tells Jake that Heather left for
work that morning and had since turned up missing. Jake questions the
Sheriff as to where Eric is. Robert begins to search the drawers and then
begins to sharpen a knife with Jake, the Sheriff, and the other man looking
Robert sits down in a chair in front of the Sheriff and holds a butcher
knife in his face. Jake demands to know where Eric and Heather are. The
Sheriff lies yet again, and tells them that Eric and Heather ran away.
Robert tells Jake to hold the Sheriffís knees. Jake bends down and does as
he is told. Robert holds the knife up to the Sheriffís face and demands to
know what is in the factory. Robert pulls Jake aside and tells him that they
cannot search the whole town, but they will go to the warehouse to see what
Eric risked his life for. Robert then takes the young man aside and asks him
if he had anywhere safe to go. Robert unties the Sheriff and handcuffs him
to the pipe under the sink. Robert leaves the trailer and Jake follows.
Robert reminds Jake that he had been the one who had invited him to come
along. Robert also tells him that he did a lot of things and he knew better.
Robert walks off.
Stanley recounts to Mimi a story about one of the men that he had worked
with in New Bern. Stanley, Mimi, Bonnie, and Shawn eat dinner. Shawn tells
Stanley that they need to get the Internet back up. Stanley wants to know
where they will get the stuff. Shawn tells him that once the Internet is
back up, they can order everything that they need. Stanley gets up and
leaves the table. Stanley picks up Shawn by the shirt collar and starts to
throw Shawn out the door, but Mimi calls his hand. Stanley throws Shawnís
suitcase onto the sofa and tells Shawn that he will sleep on the sofa.
Johnston and Mary share a happy time together, reminiscing about the past,
sipping on their coffee, and laughing together. Johnston tells Mary that
they should go and check on the still.
Jimmy is behind the desk at the police station when Samuel comes in. Jimmy
is upset by the picture that Samuel drew. Samuel comes into the police
station and Jimmy tells him where his Mother is. Jimmy suggests that he and
Samuel go into his office and talk.
Russell comes into Daleís trading post. Russell shakes hands with Skylar and
asks her about the salt mine. Russell offers Skylar a deal for some of the
salt in the mine. Skylar asks him when he needs to know. Russell tells
Skylar that this will be good for everyone and leaves the trading post.
Jake and Robert run down an alleyway. They come to a chain link gate that is
locked. They take a crowbar and prize the door open. Raising their guns,
they go inside the warehouse and search it. They notice a door with a sign
that reads ďAuthorized Personnel Only.Ē Robert gets the door open and they
go inside. They see a chalkboard with a list on it of all the things that
they would get from the Stanley farm. They also see a map which clearly
Looking at the map, Robert wonders what New Bern knows that the Jericho
natives donít. They leave the warehouse.
Jimmy watches through the window in his office as Darcy returns. Jimmy gets
up when he sees Darcy is back. Darcy questions Samuel as to what is going
on. Samuel asks Darcy if they are talking about his drawings. Darcy sends
Samuel out as she talks to Jimmy.
Stanley and Mimi are on the porch when Bonnie comes out. Bonnie and Stanley
have a conversation about Shawn in sign language. Mimi wants to know what
Bonnie said about her. Stanley tells Mimi that he is very lucky. Mimi uses
sign language to ask Stanley if he wants to get luckier.
Skylar and Dale visit Gray in his office .Skylar wants to declare her
parents legally dead. Gray tells them to forget about this and insists that
her parents are coming back. Gray asks Skylar if she wants her parents to be
dead that badly. Skylar and Dale leave the office.
Robert and Jake sneak down an alleyway. Inside a building, they see a group
of people pushing carts. Robert tells Jake that New Bern is getting ready
for war. Jake starts to run when he is spotted by the men of New Bern.
Robert remains hidden behind some barrels with his gun raised. Jake reaches
a dead end and is arrested.
Jake is thrown into jail. Looking across he sees Eric in another cell.
Johnston arrives home. Gail is peeved at him for missing lunch as well as
dinner, Johnston reminds her that they had said that they would take care of
Mary. Gail reminds him that they promised that they would keep her safe from
getting killed. Johnston starts to walk out. Gail asks him does he blame her
for Eric being gone.
Darcy asks Samuel what did he and Jimmy talk about that day. There is a
knock on the door and it is Jimmy. Darcy sends Samuel upstairs. Darcy knows
that Jimmy is curious about their lives. She thanks Jimmy for his concern.
Gray sits alone in his office when Russell comes in to join him. Gray wants
to know how everything. Russell assures him that everything had gone off
without a hitch. Russell tells Gray that he has another proposition for him.
Russell tells that New Bern needs salt. Gray tells Russell that that is not
a problem that he will have his men to load a truck. Russell wants Gray to
agree to let him sell salt from the mine. Gray will not agree to his terms.
Gray tells Russell that the salt mine is not for sale.
Jake and Eric talk and Eric fills Jake in on what had been going on in New
Gray gets up from his desk and yells for Jimmy to come into his office.
Russell tells Gray that New Bern hardly survived the winter. Gray orders
Jimmy to take all the officers up to the salt mine and it was to stay
heavily guarded until further notice.
Russell meets with the people of New Bern and lets them know that since the
people of Jericho had gotten the wind turbines then they was not going to
hold up to their part of the bargain.
Jake and Eric continue to talk. Jake wants to know where Heather is .Eric
tells Jake that Heather is dead.
Russell rallies the support of the people of New Bern. Russell tells them
that the people of Jericho wants to see New Bern destroyed. Jake and Eric
are taken out of jail. The Sheriff brings Jake and Eric out in front of the
crowd. Robert watches the goings on.
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