Desautel's on the Avenue opens softly. Sonny pawns instruments to buy jewelry. LaDonna (Khandi Alexander) gets threats from a stranger and support from Albert (Clarke Peters). Sofia (India Ennenga) gets evicted for her own protection. Terry (David Morse) finds a case collapsing and his popularity declining. Desiree (Phyllis Montana LeBlanc) confronts Robinette (Davi Jay).