Linc and Michael have decided to take the keys and escape, figuring at least they'll go down fighting. FBI Special Agent Alexander Mahone chased them while staying in contact with Secret Service Special Agent Paul Kellerman who suddenly shot Mahone and gave the brothers a ride because he wants revenge on the White House; Linc wants his instead, but is offered the location of Terence Steadman. T-bag visits his ex-girlfriend, who tells him the children think he's their Uncle Teddy on an oil rig, but he moves in; when she goes for a gun, he attacks her and her son attacks Zach him, so he turns the home into a private prison. In prison, former boss Bellick, who naively had made a deal in order to do his time in Illinois, shivers in general population among the prisoners he abused and their mates, he has none as the new warden sees him as an example of his new, clean ship; he soon realizes there's no pleasing them, and tries hitting hard; a loyal guard warns him the night shift is on his enemies side as he treated them badly.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin tries to save his Kacee who is in custody, advising her to put all the blame on him; after hearing how scared his girl is, he asks one of his friends for help to run while she's on bail but the judge refuses bail. Mahone awakes in hospital, and reports to Kim on Kellerman's betrayal and the brothers' escape, which is hitting the TV news, but refuses to play anymore, even if that means jail; when his wife Pam phones their son is hurt he rushes out for Colorado, but is stopped to hear it's a warning to force him back in line; however he is trough doing Kim's bidding and shoots his man. Kim calls Steadman's bodyguards: he must be evacuated to a safe house as Kellerman knows his residence, but he is already there with the brothers- Kims orders to kill everyone, but only the FBI men are shot; Kellerman explains Steadman is made unrecognizable, including plastic surgery, so their only option is to get him to Washington, where FBI agents who know can still make the truth stick. Michael decides instead to turn himself in while informing the press, despite Kellermans gun aimed at him, but Steadman prefers to commit suicide, and his corpse is worthless for the brothers.