Where We Left Off: Alison and Noah spent several months apart but are reunited when the Solloways and Lockharts meet to discuss Whitney's relationship with Scotty, which ends in a violent confrontation with Cole. Noah finished his book and is offered a $500,000 advance. In present day, it's revealed that Noah and Allison are together and have a baby, but Noah is arrested for Scotty's murder.
What's Next: The new season will feature stories from all four main characters' perspectives. Noah and Helen will attempt an amicable divorce, but there is some inevitable tension, namely due to the fact that Alison and Noah are now living together. While Cole is dealing with the end of his marriage in self-destructive ways, Helen finds a surprising way to move on. Richard Schiff joins the cast as an attorney hired by Helen (!) to defend Noah in his arrest.