She reports back to her handler, Mike Carnes (Heard), who is also a former lover. Katie thinks Gary is too devoted to his family to be the leader of a white supremacist group. Carnes insists that Gary is the right suspect, and asks Katie to look for information about a group or plan called "". He informs her that Gary's first wife was killed and run over repeatedly by a truck.
Back undercover, Katie's romance blossoms with Gary, and she bonds with children Rachel and Joey. She gets her first real glimpse of Gary's dark side when he taunts a neighboring farmer about a birthmark on his neck, suggesting it was an [[...|AIDS sore]] that the farmer got from sex with other men.