Sean is being held for questioning at the police station while Scarlet and Janice fear for their lives. Ryan is their sole protector because Cortland is kept in the dark about the situation. Scarlet doesn’t want him to know the truth so she can spare him. When they travel to New York, things go from bad to worse. It becomes clear that Sean doesn’t have a good chance of evading prosecution, Sean’s mom seems to dislike Scarlet more than she did before, and Scarlet has to fearfully look over her shoulder every moment. As is common in the Forever and Always series, family bands together and relationships are repaired. Mike proves he isn’t what he seemed, and Janice’s family meet Ryan for the first time. When Scarlet feels helpless, unable to stop the devastating events of their lives, she’s left with a choice. It’s the only option she has but she has to take it. If not, she may lose everything.