Dr. MacNeill explains he hadn't come to follow up on her creek adventure, but was on the way back from Raven Gap when he'd heard about the moonshine incident. Pointing to David, the doctor calls the minister a "damn fool".
Ruby Mae announces that a telephone call came from Raven Gap about a sick baby who needs a doctor. Neil wavers for a moment until Alice tells him to go. "We'll keep watch, that's all anyone can do here."