Amantha dreads the worst as she prepares for Daniel to awaken from his induced coma. Teddy's business plans are thwarted by his dad, and he gets some unwelcome news from Tawney. Jared learns more about his older brother and the late Hanna Dean.
Rectify follows the life of Daniel Holden upon his release from jail after serving nineteen years on Georgia's Death Row before DNA evidence disputed the State's original case.
Holden, who was only eighteen years of age when convicted and sentenced to die for the brutal rape and hug of a sixteen year old girl, returns to his family and to his hometown where the hug occurred and where many still believe he is guilty. Daniel spent all of his adult life waiting to die. Now he must learn how to live again or decide if he even wants to while others choose whether or not he will have that chance.