Homeland Season 5 will pick up two years after Carrie Mathison’s ill-fated tenure as Islamabad station chief. Struggling to reconcile her guilt and disillusionment with years of working on the front lines in the “war on terror,” Carrie finds herself in a self-imposed exile in Berlin, estranged from the CIA and working as the head of security for a German philanthropist.
Saul: So you, what are you atoning for? Keeing American safe? Carrie: I'm not atoning. Saul: You turned your back on your entire life. Carrie: I'm just trying to do good work. Saul: Well you're not. You're being naive and stupid, something you never were before.