Joe is awaiting execution in an undisclosed location. However, Ryan, Mike, and Max have a new problem: Mark and a new band of followers are restaging the deaths of Lily and her people.
Mark, Daisy, and Kyle go after someone close to Ryan in an attempt to force him, Mike, and Max to confess to their killings of Lily and the others. Meanwhile, Ryan discovers a connection between Joe and Andrew, and goes to confirm it with an unexpected source.
Ryan and his team go looking for the man responsible for Jeff's death, a trail that leads Ryan to an old friend. Meanwhile, Mark abducts two reporters, unaware that his actions are interfering with Daisy and Kyle's secret plan.
Mark, Kyle, and Daisy kill four firemen, and then go after a college student. Ryan soon realizes that the entire thing is a ploy to undermine the case against Strauss, who is going on trial for his crimes.
Ryan's credibility at Strauss' trial is undermined by the accusations against him. Meanwhile, Kyle and Daisy go after Carrie Cooke, and Mike comes face to face with Mark.
Ryan turns to Joe for help, and the killer's advice leads them to Beacon, NY. Strauss and Daisy take refuge with one of Strauss' students, waiting for another student to arrive with the fake IDs that Strauss needs to leave the country.
The FBI tries to track down Strauss' "best student," putting Max at risk. Meanwhile, Joe verbally spars with Ryan, and Tom continues to question Mike over his sacrificing Max to kill Mark.
Despite Nick's orders, Ryan follows the lead on Theo and tracks him by his fake ID. When the killer gets sloppy, Ryan and his team move in... but Theo has a surprise or two waiting for them.
-- Bring the Weight Down
While Theo tries to ruin Ryan's life, Max learns traces Mark's laptop to someone within the FBI. Meanwhile, Mark tracks down Daisy in Atlantic City and looks for revenge due to her betrayal.
Joe has one last thing to do before he's executed... and takes three hostages to make sure that Ryan comes to see him. Meanwhile, Theo rescues his sister Penny.