In flashbacks, Meg's mother dies on the day before the great departure, setting off a chain of emotional ramifications, leading to her current state of mind. She and her fiance journey to Jarden, in search of answers from Isaac, but she doesn't like what she hears. While there she bumps into Evie. Tom grows tired of his "holy" ruse and reaches out to Meg after hitting a low. In present day, Meg and Tom set out, back to Jarden. Meg is on a self-proclaimed mission of a lifetime. After ordering to have a man who stumbled onto the GR base near Jarden stoned, Meg visits the encampment and encounters Matt. He's leery of her intentions. She states that he and his people have been waiting for her. Curious as to why the man had to be stoned to death, Tom investigates the barn the man was found prying near. There he finds Evie and her two missing friends, holed up in an Airstream travel trailer.