Annie tells Sonny that she wishes to perform with other musicians and criticizes his behavior, leading Sonny to break up with her. Annie makes temporary living arrangements with a friend. Sonny later calls and asks to meet over coffee. As Albert prepares for Saint Joseph's Day, he is warned by the police not to incite any violence. He finds that increased security has been placed on the Calliope projects. Janette organizes a big event at Bacchanal and pays musicians to perform while she provides food. The event is rained out, and Janette returns home to find her ceiling leaking. Toni wants an independent autopsy for Daymo, but LaDonna refuses to consider one. After learning that LaDonna’s family crypt needs repairs, Antoine offers money to help with the payment, which she accepts. She clarifies that their sexual encounter during Mardi Gras will not lead anywhere. LaDonna is later forced to ask her husband for money. Davis throws a release party for his record, and invites Annie. While she is unable to attend, he tells her that she is welcome anytime. After spending the night with Davis, a defeated Janette announces her plans to move to New York. Creighton assigns The Awakening to his class, and speaks of endings and transitions. With a much cheerier disposition, he compliments his wife and daughter, generously tips Annie as she performs, and throws himself from the stern of a ferry.