...and then, again, we see Brian shaking his head as he waits, although at least this look at him is funnier. Dexter then appears out of the back room, not seeming as smooth now that the deed is done, but maybe that's because he's focused on stealing the girl's gun, which if you're into any Freud at all strongly suggests that she's a size queen. Dexter doesn't forget to grab his nachos on the way out, but unless he works incredibly fast that cheese is going to be gross.
At night, Dexter shoots the gun off several times while driving. Take that, Stop Sign! Eat lead, Speed Limit! Brian urges Dexter to go faster, and he revs it up to a hundred, like, I know it's TV but SERIOUSLY, are you trying to bring the entire state's police down on you? Maybe it really is going to be like Thelma and Louise. I could live with it. Anyway, Brian and Dexter giggle at all the goofy firearms fun...
...and then they're in Kearny, Nebraska, home of silos and churchy radio. Dexter heads into the hardware store in which Jonah apparently works and, of course in slow motion, comes across the boy, who's demonstrating the use of a large, evil-looking hook to some customer. Well, how convenient. Jonah sees Dexter and approaches, looking a bit like the cat that ate the canary, and greets him: "Hello, Dexter Morgan." Of course, Jonah doesn't know about his father's iconic delivery of that line, but you'll remember that he previously only knew Dexter as Kyle Butler, so it makes sense that he'd make the same point in the same way. Which leaves me free to say this: HA! I wasn't expecting that, and neither, from the look on his face, was Dexter.
We cut to Jonah explaining that he and his family saw "Kyle Butler's" face all over the news in the wake of Rita's death. Dexter pointedly notes that no one told the FBI, and Jonah confirms that they discussed it, but given that he was obviously trying to help them, they kept his secret safe. Jonah still isn't sure why Dexter lied about his identity, and Dexter only bends the truth a little in saying that he suspected Arthur of being the Trinity Killer, and as such he wanted to protect his own family. "I wanted to be a hero; it was stupid, and selfish, and it's what got Rita killed." Jonah bitterly muses that his father ruined both their lives, prompting Dexter to ask what happened. Jonah "speculates" that his mother called his father asking for money, which made it easy for him to find them. Dexter asks for confirmation that Jonah saw his father, making sure it's not a miscommunication here, but Jonah says definitely yes -- he heard him first, fighting with his mother, and when Jonah came in, his dad looked at him before pushing his mother down the stairs. Jonah certainly has the weight of emotion behind his words, prompting Brian to give him a golf clap for the performance, but Dexter merely tells him he's sorry for his loss, a sentiment Jonah returns. He does ask, though, if Dexter came all the way out there just to tell him that, so Dexter takes a moment and lets some suitable emotion flow into his voice at their apparent shared experience and says he just wanted to see how he was holding up. Jonah says he'll be okay, and then stands and tells Dexter to go back to Miami. "It's over." You're not going to need much imagination to come up with Brian's answering line, so I won't bother telling you what it is.