As her patient's blood pressure continues to drop, Meredith finally locates and repairs the tear. She orders her interns to join her in a 30-second dance party. If they don't dance, they're all fired. So… they dance. Over in Minnesota, the surgery continues to go smoothly until Dr. Thomas suddenly stops operating. He looks up at Cristina before collapsing to the floor. CPR efforts to revive him are unsuccessful. A short time later, Cristina lets everyone in the lobby know that her patient is going to be fine. The sadness in her eyes is because she knows that, from here on out, she'll be riding home alone.
Cristina watches them wheel Dr. Thomas' body away while his words of wisdom continue to echo in her head. Her carpool buddy believed she has greatness in her. He advised her to not disappoint. Back in Seattle, Meredith's patient asks for her when she finally awakens. The two of them share a nice moment. The good news continues for Meredith when Bailey gives her a list of Tucker-approved babysitters.
Meredith is finally able to head home with Zola. Her little girl is sound asleep when… DING DONG. Someone's at the door. Meredith opens it to find Cristina on the other side. She's been dipping in to her bug-out bag. That's cool. They sell tequila in Seattle, too. After the two friends share a hug, Meredith says that Lexie is dead. Cristina says, "Yeah, everyone's dead." This leads to another hug.