The County Hospital is dirty, decrepit and crowded far beyond capacity. Nursing is what Frey always wanted to do, but working here is dispiriting and exhausting. It's also a necessity, as it provides access to things she can't live without. When Max Da Costa shows up in her ER, she knows she shouldn't trust him. They were so close growing up, pilfering food, dodging police bots - surviving together. But that was years ago and things are drastically different.