A human skeleton is found in a ditch on an old Civil War battleground and is covered in clay, making it difficult for the team to determine the cause of death. Booth's brother Jared (Brendan Fehr) returns from his travels with a new girlfriend, whom he intends to marry. Feeling suspicious, Booth performs a background check on her, which angers his brother. They later reconcile, where Jared tells him they do not keep secrets from each other and asks him to be his best man 7 link(s) were found on Bones S5 Ep. 13.