Obrecht orders Britt come to her rescue, lest she reveal Britt's secrets. Britt admits to Nikolas that her mother has demanded an audience, and she feels she must comply, if only to finally cut the cord. An unexpected situation leads Brad to seek out Britt, but ultimately comes face to face with Nikolas. Anna continues to lie to Duke about the nature of her involvement with Robert. Duke continues to lie to Anna about the nature of his involvement with Julian.
Meanwhile, Morgan and Ava's romance begins to a more serious turn. Morgan offers to make up for his blunder with the bug in Sonny's office by gathering information about Carlos from an unlikely source. Julian warns Ava that Morgan's usefulness is wearing thin. Meanwhile, Carlos's life hangs in the balance, while Shawn ferrets out the truth about his lineage. An argument with Molly sends TJ looking for Shawn leading to a discovery that business is brewing. Morgan pays Molly a visit, and plants seeds of doubt regarding TJ's safety while he remains a part of Shawn's life. Dante and Lulu demand answers.