Sam shows up at Luna's house to warn her and Emma that Marcus's werewolf pack is looking for them and that they are in danger. Rikki arrives at Luna's and threatens them. Sam says that he was the one who killed Marcus so the pack will stay away from Luna and Emma. ("Turn! Turn! Turn!")
Sam is tortured into bringing the pack to Marcus' body. The wolves dig him up and the remove him from his shallow grave. Before Rikki can throw Sam into the grave, Luna shows up with Alcide, who claims he was the one who killed Marcus. Two wolves bows to him, but the rest do not and force the two wolves to stand. They claim to never bow before him, but Alcide is "cool either way". The main older werewolf objecting is J.D., The wolves shift and begin to eat Marcus' corpse. ("Turn! Turn! Turn!")
Luna takes Sam home and cleans up his injuries. While Luna goes to check on Emma Martha arrives at her home. Sam tells her that Luna doesn't want to see her. Luna arrives back into the room and sees her, telling her to leave. Martha asks what will happen when Emma "turns". Martha states that she "feels" Emma is a werewolf, not a shifter. After she leaves, Sam tells Luna to be a bit easier on Martha. He is trying to reason with Luna, that Emma may be a werewolf. Luna barks at him in anger, and Sam is confused with her behavior. Luna says that Emma is her daughter. They argue longer until Sam eventually says "fuck you psycho". Luna later goes to Emma's room, telling her to get to sleep. When she opens the door she finds Emma is now a werewolf cub. ("Authority Always Wins")
Sam arrives at Luna's house. When Luna opens the door she tries to tell Sam sorry but that now isn't a good time. But Sam stops her telling her that Emory and Suzanne were dead that they have been shot. Luna then lets Sam and begins to cry. When inside Sam begins to talk to Luna and asks her if she knows anyone who would want to hurt Emory and Suzanne but Luna says no saying that they were good people. Suddenly the two hear commotion in Emma's room. Sam gets up but Luna stops him telling him that Emma hasn't been able to sleep lately. She then tells Sam it was probably best if he leaves. He says okay and the two hug. Sam then tells says sorry everything has been messed up lately and he tells her he'll be back tomorrow. Luna says okay and Sam leaves. Shortly after Sam's departure she hears a gun shot and she instantly runs outside. But when Luna runs outside she sees Sam has been shot by a group of men in the bed of a pickup truck wearing masks. The men then aim at Luna and Luna is shot in her arm then her stomach. She then falls to the ground with Sam shouting out her name. Suddenly Emma runs outside and calls for her mom after seeing her on the floor. But Sam yells to Emma to run. The men begin to shoot at Emma but Emma then shifts and escapes into the woods. The men then drive away leaving Sam alive but with Luna lying across from him. ("Let's Boot and Rally")
As Luna and Sam are wheeled into the hospital—both alive—Emma runs to a house as a wolf pup and yelps at the door. Martha Bozeman, her werewolf grandmother, opens it and takes her in.
At the hospital Sam goes to find Luna, right at the moment that Martha brings Emma to see Luna. Martha tells Luna that she doesn't want to compete with her or take Emma away from Luna, but she just wants to be in her granddaughter's life. Luna tells Martha that someone is hunting shifters, and asks if she'll keep Emma safe. Martha agrees. ("Hopeless")
In the hospital Sam tells Luna about that has been going on. Luna says she needs to be out there helping but Sam tells Luna it's safer in the hospital. Sookie then drops by with gifts for Luna.
As Luna is asleep Sam is still in the hospital and a nurse then walks in the room telling Sam he has to leave, that visiting hours ended two hours ago. Sam says alright and just before Sam leaves the hospital he catches one of the shooters posing as an orderly. Sam then runs after the guy and tackles him in an empty room and then tells the man "this is for my friends and punches the man in the face." ("In the Beginning")
Sam calms down a furious Luna at the hospital; She wants to go after the people trying to kill them, but Sam assures her the best course of action is for her to rest. After Sam leaves Luna shifts into Sam's form, and then falls over.
Luna, who still looks like Sam, steals some clothes from a patient and leaves the hospital.
Luna/Sam arrives at the station and tells Sam she doesn't know what happened and can't shift back.
Sam, Andy and Luna follow a lead to the supernatural hate groups compound and find Jessica. Sam and Luna smell a human woman. Jessica is surprised Hoyt's not the reason they are there, because he went to get help.
Sam sits with a terrified Luna on his lap. He's able to turn her back to Luna by giving her a kiss on the forehead. ("Somebody That I Used to Know")
Sam comforts Luna at her place. Sam is worried about her, saying that his brother died because of skin walking (actually he died because he was beaten up badly). Luna says that she doesn't think it will happen again. Sam wants to take Luna back to the hospital, but she refuses and they almost end up in an argument. Sam accepts that he can't stop Luna from coming with him.
Andy talks to the press about the Obamas but withholds key details of the ongoing investigation. Sam and Luna return to the station and tell Andy they picked up the scent of pigs when they went back to the basement where Jessica was held. They are dissatisfied with Andy's seeming unwillingness to help them and decide to go out on their own. They both shift into flies.
Andy and Jason look for connections between Junior and Joe Bob. Andy says that both were arrested by Bud, but that doesn't necessarily mean anything. Andy then notices one of the dancing Obamas in the video is wearing the cowboy boots Bud was given at his retirement party. They believe Bud is the Dragon. Luna and Sam go unnoticed listening to their conversation in fly form. They go to Bud's farm and find that he is working with the anti-supernatural group; he has imprisoned Sookie and Hoyt in his barn.
Sam, shifted into a pig, saves Sookie from being thrown into the pigpen by catching her. Sweetie runs away as soon as she sees the "dirty shifter." Sam takes on all the Obamas and fares well. Andy and Jason pull up. Andy pulls his gun on Bud. When Bud praises the humans and makes a move at Sam with his shovel Andy shoots him in the chest, killing him. Jason grabs Sookie, who points him to a very weak Hoyt. Outside Luna takes the form of a dog to run Sweetie down. Luna shifts back and begins to beat the snot out of Sweetie. ("Everybody Wants to Rule the World")
Sam tries to reach Steve Newlin, posing as a reporter for a dog magazine in an attempt to confirm that he has a new pet. Luna joins him, distraught that the authorities have dismissed her report of Newlin taking her daughter, Emma. Sam tries to comfort her and then shows her that Newlin is appearing at a live debate in New Orleans that night. Sam offers to fly them there using credit card miles.
Luna and Sam use their shifter abilities to infiltrate Steve's dressing room and are disappointed to learn that he has not brought Emma. They hide in his bag, ensuring that he takes them with him to his next destination.
Steve returns to the Vampire Authority and is met by Chelsea, the receptionist. She shows him that Emma has returned to her human form. He angrily admonishes her, telling her that he doesn't like it when she is human. Sam and Luna scurry out of his bag in mouse form. ("Gone, Gone, Gone")
Shifted from mice, Sam and Luna arrive in the main chamber of the Authority headquarters, wondering where they are.
Sam and Luna find Emma caged in her shifter form. They are discovered outside the cell but the guards assume they are escape human prisoners being used for vampire food. They are locked with the humans in the cell adjacent to Emma. Sam tells Luna to shift, but she says she has to stay with Emma. Sam offers himself to be fed on when the guards come to fetch a meal for Chancellor Compton. ("Sunset")
Sam is brought to Bill in the Authority Headquarters as food. He escapes by shifting into a fly. He goes back to Luna and Emma to plan their escape.
Sam finds Steve's room and convinces Luna to skinwalk as Steve so that they can take Emma back. Luna takes Steve's form but Rosalyn collars her and takes her to make a live television announcement regarding the footage of Steve and Russell killing 22 fraternity brothers. Half way through the interview Luna shifts back into her real form on camera; revealing the existence of shifters to the world. Rosalyn prepares to attack but Sam, already shifted into fly form, swoops into Rosalyn's mouth and destroys her by shifting back into his human form inside of her. ("Save Yourself")