Bailey cuts that bullet out of Alex. She doesn’t need any reminders of that horrible day. Meredith is also trying to forget how she felt when Derek was shot. She kept him locked up to keep him from speeding around town at a hundred miles per hour. She left him in jail because she knew he’d be safe. Meredith finally tells Derek about her pregnancy and she finally shows her true self to Dr. Perkins, who finally clears her for surgery.
A repeat patient is set to undergo an aggressive surgery to remove all cancerous cells from her body. The sick woman and her husband recognize Cristina from those days when she assisted Dr. Burke. They trust her judgment and agree to proceed with the risky procedure on her recommendation. The time-sensitive surgery is on and Cristina is back in action. But is she truly ready?