Lena is introduced as a love interest for Emma, despite being married. She is also a friend to Valerie, as the pair bond over both having cancer. Although Lena and Emma start as friends, they begin to develop romantic feelings for each other, and begin an affair. However, once their affair is exposed to Lena’s husband and family, they begin a public a relationship.
Over three years later, Lena surprises Emma when she comes to stay at her bed and breakfast with her new girlfriend. The pair catch up, and talk about their sexuality, which ends in Lena kissing Emma. After the kiss, they both affirm that it did not mean anything significant, and decide to move on