Jesse works on his plot of land. As he is digging, he hits oil and rejoices -- he and Clara are going to be rich! Henry and Lee visit Jesse to see his discovery. They advise him to speak to a geologist to find out if he’s really struck gold with the oil. Rosemary seeks out Elizabeth to talk about their “dying” friendship. Rosemary insists Elizabeth join her and Lee for dinner since she misses spending time with her. Nathan’s niece Allie arrives in town. He takes her to school but she insists on walking in by herself. When Nathan turns away, she runs past the school opting to skip instead.
Carson heads to Benson Hill to get a new piece of equipment. A few of the town residents are surprised to see Faith joining him. This only adds more fuel to the rumors going around town about the two of them. Allie roams into town and hides out in the saloon to avoid running into her Uncle. Lucas finds her and asks why she is skipping school. She tells him that she has trouble making friends so, he gives her some advice and shows her a card trick to help break the ice.
Ronald Peterman, the Governor's Chief of Staff, visits Bill to offer him a position as a Judge. Nathan visits Elizabeth at school to see how Allie made out on her first day. Elizabeth, confused, breaks the news that she never showed up and offers to help find Allie. The two look around town and discover Allie coming home with newly caught fish. He questions Allie about school and she lies until Elizabeth introduces herself, busting Allie. Nathan reprimands Allie.
Elizabeth cancels on Rosemary for dinner and the two plan to get together the next night. Bill pays a visit to Lee and shares the news that he's been offered a judgeship. He’s unsure if it is the right job for him. Faith and Carson stumble upon a fallen tree blocking the road and realize they will have to camp out for the night until it is cleared up.
The geologist visits with Jesse and shares that there might be a small oil reserve but they won’t know until he digs further down. But, to dig that deep could cost a few thousand dollars. Faith and Carson bond by the campfire and learn a bit more about one another. Faith opens up about her rocky relationship with her father, who she hasn’t spoken in years. Faith shares that her mom, who was also a nurse, died following helping a patient. When her father found out she wanted to be a nurse, things got heated and he said some words to her that struck to close to home.
Elizabeth introduces Allie to the class the next day. All the students welcome her, though Allie remains shy. She sits down and starts to show a trick to fit in with the students. At recess, Elizabeth catches Allie doing magic tricks for money from the kids. Elizabeth confronts Allie and demands to know who taught her those tricks. Allie doesn’t tattle but Elizabeth figures out it's Lucas and goes to confront him. Lucas explains his reasoning for teaching her the card trick which makes Elizabeth understand the situation a bit more, but, she encourages if there is a next time to just send Allie back to school. Elizabeth speaks to Nathan about Allie. She suggests that she isn’t making an effort because she doesn’t think she will be around for a while. Elizabeth encourages Nathan to provide her stability. Both Elizabeth and Nathan speak to Allie together. Nathan tells Allie she will return all the money and the food to the students tomorrow. Elizabeth passes along a book to her to help her make new friends and encourages her to be herself.
Henry offers to buy Jesse’s land saying that he wants to spend the money to drill and look for the oil. He offers to pay double the asking price. Jesse says he will consider the offer but will need to talk it over with Clara. The two discuss and they decide to take his generous offer.
Elizabeth is playing hide and seek with Jack when Rosemary pops over excited for their girls night later on. Elizabeth breaks the news that Laura can’t babysit and they will need to postpone, again. Lee returns home to find Rosemary sad at home because Elizabeth canceled their plans. Lee asks if he can help and Rosemary gets him to babysit Jack so Rosemary and Elizabeth can spend time together. Bill swings by to help Lee with Jack. Elizabeth and Rosemary - catch up and have a blast playing cards. Meanwhile, Carson and Faith back in town are overcome with emotions and share a passionate kiss with the entire town looking on. The secret is officially out.
Nathan confronts Lucas about teaching Allie the magic trick. Lucas apologizes. Nathan pushes for more information about Lucas’ history and says he doesn’t see Lucas fitting in here, Lucas shares that he is not going anywhere. Henry signs papers to start drilling on his new property in the saloon and we learn, Lucas is Henry’s silent partner.