In Season 4 Episode 12, Smurf and the men head off to rob Jed (Chris Mulkey) of his gold. It results in a bloody shootout, with Andrew “Pope” Cody (Shawn Hatosy) saving Smurf. Pope drives Smurf again to their assembly position with Deran (Jake Weary), Craig (Ben Robson), and J, the place Smurf unearths she’d deliberate on demise within the shootout sooner than angrily challenging Pope kill her then and there. Pope frequently refuses sooner than J shoots her himself. This marks a drastic trade in each the circle of relatives hierarchy and their total dynamic. With Smurf long gone, the men may have to be told how to function by myself in addition to determine who’s the brand new chief.
Whilst many of the Cody boys appear surely stricken by means of Smurf’s dying, J is greater than able to take her position or even begins attempting to get in contact along with her trade friends. Pope places him in his position, reminding J that he has to earn their appreciate if he desires to have any authority within the circle of relatives. The uncertainty of the circle of relatives construction is each thrilling and nerve-wracking, particularly since some previous faces are returning to the scene following Smurf’s dying. Something is bound: the Cody circle of relatives won’t ever be the similar.