At a crossroads in her career, Issa weighs the pros and cons of two viable paths while simultaneously contemplating an important personal next step. Meanwhile, with help from Kelli, Molly spends an overwhelming day getting her parents’ estate plan in order.
“Fans are rooting for who Issa ends up with,” Aniobi observes. “But we want them to root for her and her life choices. There are so many elements of that Crenshawn opportunity that feel like Nathan, and there are so many parts of the NBW choice that feel like Lawrence. It’s a reflection of how she feels about her work life and her life in general. That’s the undercurrent we were following when we wrote two scenarios for Issa’s life.”