Elizabeth's confusion leads to a reconciliation with her best friend, who offers sage advice.
Nathan is looking for Jesse.
Bill is the only person running for mayor.
Faith finds Carson's bags packed. She then finds Carson in the cafe, where they talk.
He was never going to leave without saying goodbye. He was just trying to find a way to get past it because it will hurt.
Angela lost her sight because a doctor refused to treat her. Minnie thanks Carson for helping to get that bitterness out of her heart.
Hickham is running for mayor, too. And so is Finola.
Hickham says he did it and was right. They need to tell Henry.
Florence and Molly watch over Hickham and Fiona, and Molly says she doesn't see them as a couple.
Henry talks with Bill about the mining disaster. He's giving Bill names, including Henry's own. Bill wonders if he's trying to clean the slate goodbye. Either way, they come and go, Henry says.
Well, dang. I was selling Walden wrong. Rosemary is hard at work, and she's even put in a second phone. Allie and Robert chit-chat while dropping things off to Rosemary.
Lee talks Rosemary into her Editor in Chief position as she names the paper, The Valley Voice.
Elizabeth tries talking with Lucas, but they are interrupted by Walden.
Elizabeth asks Minnie to trust her. She's fighting for Angela even if it means all of the other kids stay away. Minnie won't let Angela be fodder like that, though, disappointing Elizabeth.
Lee feels like he doesn't have a skill, and everyone else is achieving their dreams but him. That's why he's interested in Joseph's calling. Joseph says if he keeps his heart and mind open, Lee will find it.
Elizabeth asks Rosemary to write a story about what's happening with the school.
Rosemary offers more advice to Elizabeth.
Helen sends a package to Elizabeth, care of Lucas.
Carson and Faith hold each other in light of the looming departure.
Henry leaves the company in Mike's hands, much to Mike's surprise.
Lucas visits Elizabeth, but Robert is there and not the person he's hoping to see. He just leaves the package with Robert.
Joseph tells Minnie they need to take on whoever stands in the way of Angela achieving her best.
Lee visits Clara and helps her bake a cake so they both stay busy.
Carson receives a standing ovation as he prepares to leave town. Timing is everything, as Lee finds the ring. But he leaves.
Jesse arrives home just as they are dispersing.
Elizbeth needs to see Nathan later. She's glad he's alright. Of course, Lucas witnessed that exchange.
Elizabeth sees Lucas in the street. She's struck by the thought that she needs to set things straight. She heads over to see Nathan.
She tells Nathan that she loves him but isn't in love with him, and through him, she was trying to find Jack.
Jesse doesn't understand why Bill couldn't keep Walden in jail.
Bill explains that Walden was investing the money, so other than buying properties around town, he was doing nothing wrong.
Angela is worried. She doesn't want the school to be closed for everyone. Minnie reminds her that she has just as much right to be there as the other kids in town and that she should trust that others will support her as she supports them.
Rosemary has an old mimeograph, and she and Lee take it to the office together.
Nathan catches Lucas before he closes. They share a drink and have the loveliest conversation. Lucas got an offer on the saloon and is considering selling, but Nathan urges him otherwise.
Elizabeth finally opens her package. Helen congratulates her. It's an advanced galley copy of her novel. Seeing the title, A Single Mother on the Frontier, she's moved to remove her wedding ring.
Lee finds Rosemary asleep at her desk. He's got coffee and her first issue of the paper.
As the people of the town begin reading the paper, Lucas hovers over the deed of the saloon. Elizabeth has a basket of things and gives Robert a letter for Lucas.
Lucas tries to talk Henry out of leaving town. He's ready to go, though. He's looking for what gives him comfort in the light of a long day. I daresay he's leaving to be with Abigail.
Jesse and Clara are going on a second honeymoon.
The Pinkertons roll through town. Nathan doesn't think they're going anywhere anytime soon.
Bill spots Molly walking down the street, and he calls her his way, asking her for a coffee.
The children aren't coming to the school. Mr. Landis is relishing the idea, but Elizabeth stands by her belief that Angela will not hamper other children.
The Canfields are getting ready to go, even if nobody else is attending.
But the kids call them to the door. The whole town is there so that they can all walk to school together. One for all or all for none and whatnot.
Cooper wants to ring the bell. Landis thinks nobody will be there, but they're all coming. Cooper must have so much fun ringing that bell!!
Ned's home!! Florence rushes into his arms. They do not like being apart. Ned signed a confidentiality agreement. He's applying for a button. He invented the bandaid!
Mike cannot believe that Henry really is gone. He's in charge of the business. It's been a unique couple of days, he says.
When she mentions a new bow, he hears a new beau. The look on his face gives it away.
Fiona has found someone back home who will put up half the money to start the oil pipeline. Fiona's got a motorcycle.
Faith is helping Nathan with a wound.
Lee is going to run for mayor. Knew it!
Lucas almost ran over Lee in the street.
Landis has seen how a single student can affect an entire class. In the best possible way, Elizabeth says. But he can't promise her anything.
Robert didn't deliver the letter. She's very worried. She runs to the saloon, but it's closed and the doors are locked.
Lucas left town, and Elizabeth never got to tell him how she feels.
Later, she's crying on the bridge, and Lucas is there. He's been looking for her. They embrace and share their first kiss. She just needed time to find her way back. He told her he would give her that time. She laughs. He was ready to leave. That would have been life's biggest regret, he says.
She holds a private reading of her book for her biggest fan. Tonight, she's reading from her heart a love story that is only just beginning.