This didn't mean that there weren't any developments on the letter front. Rios found out about them, which could jeopardize Rusty's future with Raydor. Rusty feared that Rios would put him in witness protection if she found out about the letters.
Rusty was pulled out of school and brought in. When he passed Raydor in the hall, and saw the stack of letters in her hands, he knew what it was about. "Whatever happens next, know I love you," Raydor told him.