Written by Billie Sue Mosiman. Jay and Carrie's marriage is in trouble. Should Carrie stay with Jay and his abuse, or leave? Their daughter Emily is telepathic, and can hear the thoughts of those around her. On vacation, an escaped convict kidnaps the Andersons, needing to make it to the Mexican border. Emily, beset by the thoughts of her captors, tries to keep her family together and safe.