In season 5 of Queen Sugar, Nova and Calvin move forward in their relationship, and a happy Ralph Angel celebrates his rekindled love with Darla. Meanwhile, the Bordelons arrive for Francis Boudreaux’s sentencing. Nova also celebrates her new business venture, but her moment of joy is interrupted by troubling news from Ralph Angel. Charley, Nova, and a parish lawyer enter the St. Josephine courtroom where Charley argues on behalf of black farmers. Though Charley feels victorious, her happiness is short-lived when Parker retaliates by forcing her to make an impossible decision.