Julius holds Magdalene hostage for her failure to bring him the newborn. Magdalene tells him that the arrangement was broken by the woman he seeks. She offers to take Julius to Vanessa.
Vanessa, Susan, Mohamad, and Sam arrive at Susan’s family farm but no one is there. Susan discovers that her mother died before The Rising, but her father never told her about it. At the attic, they find a radio with a broken mic. Someone on the other side communicates to them and tells them that Denver is the place to go. The news gives them hope. While they discuss what to do next, a noise from outside interrupts them. Susan’s father, now-turned-vampire, feeds on their horse Strider. They tie Susan’s father in the barn and decides what to do with him. Susan shots her father in the head. Vanessa, Mohamad, and Sam look for Susan. Sam found her in the woods, comforts her, and kills her. He then cut her finger.
Elsewhere, the sun burns Dmitri’s hands. Rebecca promises him that they will walk in the sunshine together soon. Dmitri is getting tired of Rebecca’s promises. He pressures her to make her promises a reality. She reassures him she knows the way.
Mohamad searches for Susan inside the house. He checks on Sam’s backpack and finds his collection of fingers. Mohamad attempts to tell Vanessa. Sam admits to them that he killed Susan before could Mohamad reveal that he is the killer. Vanessa finds Susan’s body in the woods. She asks Sam why he has killed Susan. Sam confesses it is just the way he is since he was a boy. Vanessa and Mohamad take Sam to the woods. Sam tries to tell Vanessa Mohamad’s secret. Mohamad attacks him. Vanessa and Mohamad leave Sam to die in the woods.
Rebecca confides to Dmitri about the human’s plan to attack their fortress and use the sunlight as a weapon. She suggests they double their efforts to capture Vanessa. Dmitri disapproves of her ideas and tells her that a plan is already in motion.
In the woods, the mortally-injured Sam is bleeding. A feral closes in as he tries to crawl his way to safety. The feral catches up with Sam and bites him. Back at Susan’s farm, Vanessa and Mohamad bury Susan. They hear Sam’s scream from a distance. Vanessa decides to go to Denver and suggests they take their separate ways. Before Mohamad could finish telling her his plans, the deaf Sam screams that he can hear them. Vanessa and Mohamad run for their lives. Sam digs Susan’s grave and feeds on her.