Alison's eyes are opened when she discovers how Noah has characterized her in his novel. She searches for him at the brownstone, where Helen delivers a poignant message. She retreats to Montauk, where she reconnects with Cole. Unbeknownst to her, Cole has made a platonic connection with a new character, Luisa, which we can see has potential to become more. In a flash forward, Noah's attorney receives a tip about Scotty's murder from an unlikely source.