An injured June and the other fugitive handmaids seek refuge at a farm on the Keyes property, where the fugitive handmaids pretend to be Marthas.
June takes two weeks to recover from her injuries and once better she meets Esther Keyes, a 14-year-old wife who is hellbent on burning Gilead to the ground.
June and Esther fight over June's inaction, and Esther later forces Janine to eat pork.
June goes off on Esther, and Esther reveals she too has been brutalized, having been raped by guardians, eyes, and other men.
Later, one of the men who raped Esther shows up on the Keyes property, and June gives Esther the blade to kill him.
June goes to lie down and a bloodied Esther cuddles with her afterward.
Up in Canada, Fred and Serena learn 86 children and nine Marthas have arrived from Gilead and that June is the one responsible for it.
Aunt Lydia is interviewed by the Commanders' council and later cleared of all charges.
Commander Lawrence is set to die for his crimes, but Nick is able to convince the council to keep Lawrence alive for his insight.