Jessi finally gets some answers, but they're tough to take. After learning the truth about her programming, she disappears and Nicole puts the Trager house on lockdown. The time at home gives everyone a chance to focus on relationships Lori and Declan, Josh and Andy, and Nicole and Stephen are all forced to communicate and secrets are revealed. The only one with more questions than answers is Kyle, after he gets in touch with a long-lost friend.
At Madacorp, Taylor tortures Tom Foss for information. He's barely alive and Ballantine tells Emily he'll do the same thing to Kyle if Jessi doesn't do her job. Kyle breaks out of the house and finds Jessi, despondent. He offers her his hand.