Ted Jr reconnects with Tawney in the wake of his encounter with Daniel. Sen Foulkes pressures the DA for a new trial to put Daniel in jail again. Meanwhile the tension among the townspeople escalates and Amantha moves in to her own apartment. Daniel continues in his struggle to find peace with his freedom and faces the wrath of some locals.moreless
Daniel feels he is losing his grip on reality and takes a late night ride of odd circumstances. As he grows closer to Tawney he agrees to a baptism and Ted becomes more jealous.moreless
Trey Willis is questioned by the Sheriff about a missing witness, while the media turn Daniel and Janet's day in town into a circus.
Amantha worries about Daniel's safety as he explores the town and Ted Jr. is concerned for the family business. Meanwhile, Daniel's welcome home party causes tensions to run high.
Unknown to her husband, Tawney reaches out to Daniel as he retreats from the stress of recent events, while Amantha worries that the town anger could soon get to boiling point.
Everything is new to Daniel, computers, "smart" water and cell phones among them. As he continues to adjust, those around him must also deal with how his sudden return has upset their own lives and routines. While most are tentative in how they approach him, only his sister Amantha offers him unqualified love, support and protection.moreless
Tietjens finds himself sent to the front at last, and is later injured. At war's end, he must return to England and decide between Sylvia and Valentine.
At Rouen, an exhausted Christopher receives a visit from Sylvia, which has unfortunate effects.
Tietjens is the subject of much slanderous gossip (partly as a result of Sylvia's foolishness), and his military career in World War I is held back as a result. His father abruptly commits suicide.moreless
Unhappily reconciled with Sylvia, Tietjens resigns his job at the outbreak of war and joins the army.
Christopher Tietjens, out of an old-fashioned sense of duty, enters upon a disastrous marriage with the selfish and exploitative Sylvia in pre-World War One England.