After escaping Kings Hollow, Julien, in an effort to keep his family whole, denies the emotional and physical scars that came back with them. His wife, Rachael, is tormented by their little girl, Jessica, who now shows signs of possessing the same dangerous gifts as Sarah. Rachael is terrified to be alone with the child she once desperately wished for and decides to end it all.
At the age of nine Julien Grenier witnessed the brutal murder of his grandfather. Now, at forty-five, he continues to be plagued by horrific nightmares of that tragic event. Julien has recreated himself, building emotional walls that even his young wife cannot penetrate. Julien is a good man with a heart of gold, enabling his wife, Rachael, to turn a blind eye to his tightly-kept secrets. But after a home invasion assault leaves Rachael emotionally unstable and destroys their care-free and content world, they relocate to a safer environment with the hope of a fresh start.