June and Janine are on the run and end up on a milk car headed toward Chicago.
June wants to go west and meet up with Mayday, but Janine is tired of always fighting.
Janine is angry with June after learning her friend gave up their location to the eyes and blames June for the other handmaids' death.
June and Janine arrive in Chicago and meet up with some freedom fighters.
The leader Steven will only let the duo stay if one of them sleeps with him.
June offers but can't go through with it.
Janine ends up sleeping with Steven, and they can stay for the time being.
In Canada, Serena invites Rita for a visit and reveals she's pregnant with a baby boy.
Rita later learns Serena wants her to corroborate Serena's version of events and blame everything that happened on Fred.
Rita, not wanting to be stuck in the middle anymore, reveals Serena's pregnancy to Fred, who had been kept in the dark, and washes her hands of the Waterfords entirely.
Flashbacks reveal in a pre-Gilead society, Janine was pregnant with what would have been her second child.
However, she was able to get an abortion after first ending up at a crisis pregnancy center.