Summer is attending Brown University in Rhode Island, where she has reinvented herself as a environmental activist under the influence of Che. Ryan has moved out of the Cohens' house and is attempting to deal with Marissa's death. Meanwhile, Julie Cooper will do anything, including yard work, to avoid dealing with the death of her daughter. Taylor is hiding out in the diner so nobody will know she is not in Paris. Ryan obtains Volchok's whereabouts as he seeks revenge for Marissa's death.