Jax then heads home. Tara's passed out on the couch, having managed to not set anything on fire or, even more miraculously, make the place stink like a college town head shop. Jax tenderly tucks a blanket around her shoulders. Then he finds his mom passed out on the futon in Thomas's room, Thomas in her arms, and he smiles. Jax caresses his son, then covers up his mother.
Pleased with his ability to tend the ones he loves after a long, hard, ultimately productive day, Jax heads into the kitchen for a drink. After chugging some milk straight from the carton, he notices the box on the table and opens it up. And inside? A thumb and a breast, both brutal reminders that every time Jax takes a step forward, he's still dragging the messes of ever prior day with him.
Lisa Schmeiser is now hoping the season finale features Michael Chiklis dressed as Mae West, but will settle for a scene where Juice helps Gemma sign up for an eHarmony account. Tell her what you loved or loathed about the episode via Twitter.