The officers testify before a traveling magistrate. It's Maggie's first day in court presenting evidence and she's got butterflies.
When a rape occurs in Mt. Thomas, PJ thinks he recognises a drunken driver as the rape suspect. Is he right, or is he victimising an innocent man?
A farmer stands to lose his land due to an ancient law. His neice Hilary, PJ's old flame, returns to Mt. Thomas to help her family retain their property. The property dispute culminates in arson.