After a tragic accident takes an old friend's life, Billy McBride tries to help the grieving spouse find some closure; Billy's investigation leads him to California's Central Valley, where he quickly learns nothing is as it seems.
Billy meets Wade Blackwood's sister, Diana, as she prepares for the high-profile launch of her new almond-based lifestyle brand; Billy seeks Patty's help to develop a wrongful death claim; Billy encounters an old enemy and new complications.
Billy and Patty try to convince county residents to join their class action against the water board, but Wade Blackwood counters by bringing on a defense attorney with a personal vendetta against Billy.
If Billy can't shake the feeling he's been to Blackwood Country before, it's because he has; flashbacks show Billy having another drunk, lost weekend; Brittany starts making plans for her future and must ask Billy for a big favor.
As Billy and Patty make their first appearance in court, their class action suit is threatened when they walk into traps set for them by the Blackwoods.
Billy and Patty grill the Blackwoods in their depositions, shining a light on their complicated relationship and how they acquired ownership of the county's water supply.
Billy puts Wade Blackwood on the stand and under oath, forcing him to admit all the details of his scheme to steal the state's water.
As Billy and Patty close in on the Blackwoods, Wade tries to cover up the crimes while Diana makes a final, desperate play, regardless of who gets in her way.