Mitch informs Dorian he has one more task for her to carry out to seal Bo’s fate. Dorian makes a shocking accusation against Bo after receiving a mysterious envelope from Mitch. Gigi and Schuyler’s joy over waking up in each other’s arms is cut short by Shane’s unexpected arrival. Shane accuses Gigi of having left him and Rex just to be with Schuyler and is clearly unhappy with the situation. Gigi tells Schuyler she refuses to allow Shane to dictate who she chooses to be with and she chooses to be with him. Rex arrives at the cabin. Brody warns Charlie he’s not going to continue keeping the secret that he’s drinking again. Charlie later confesses to Viki that he’s fallen off the wagon and admits he doesn’t think he can stop drinking. Kyle and Fish are blissfully happy waking up in bed together. Roxy’s uncomfortable when Kyle tries to question her about Mitch. Armed with letter opener used to stab Mitch, Dorian accuses Bo evidence tampering and demands he turn in his badge. Natalie comes to Bo’s defense, admitting she stabbed Mitch. John, however, steps forward to protect Natalie and Bo and takes full responsibility. Wanting to take the heat off John and Natalie, Bo tells Dorian he’ll step down as Commissioner. Gigi’s forced to confess to Rex that she slept with Schuyler. Rex leaves the cabin hurt and angry when Gigi admits she wants to be with Schuyler. Tea tells Todd that although she loves him, she’s resigned to stay away from him for Danielle’s sake. Todd surprises Tea when he tells her he still loves her, too. Todd understands when Tea explains why she’s leaving town with Danielle but both wish things could have worked out differently. Todd pulls Tea into a passionate kiss. Matthew and Danielle confide in each other and end up in a kiss of their own. Blair lightheartedly suggests that she and Eli should get together and kisses him. Todd and Tea find it hard to say goodbye and make love. Todd and Tea pray they’ll be able to be a family with Danielle one day and hope they’ll both be patient enough to wait for that day to come. Blair and Eli, trying to forget about Todd and Tea, respectfully, have rambunctious sex in his hotel room.
Eli suggests to Blair that they can continue to just have sex with no strings attached when she tells him she doesn’t want a relationship. Matthew and Danielle share a tender kiss after they both admit they’ve never kissed anyone before. Starr accuses Langston of obsessing about Ford. Ford rubs Markko the wrong way. Ford begins to flirt with Layla until Cristian makes his presence known. After clearing the air, Cristian and Ford start to strike up a friendship. Layla and Cristian realize they are officially boyfriend and girlfriend. Shaun and Destiny lament their sorry loves lives. Dorian knows there’s going to be consequences when she carries out Mitch’s latest demand, which is naming former mayor Stanley Lowell as Bo’s replacement. Outraged, Starr, Blair, Langston and Addie walk out on Dorian. Marty calls John on his habit of trying to rescue people whether they want it or not. Charlie fights the temptation to drink. Viki takes Charlie to Jared’s grave, where they find Natalie in tears. Charlie and Natalie come together in their grief. Nurse Charles menaces Stacy with a drug filled syringe when Stacy tells her she has no intention of giving Mitch her baby. Mitch arrives at the loft and doesn’t like what he sees. Eli strongly advises Rex not to fight Gigi for full custody of Shane. Blair, Starr, Langston, Addie, Sam and Jack arrive on Todd’s doorstep and tell him what happened at Dorian’s. Todd laments to Blair he fears he’s never going to get the chance to know his daughter. Tea arrives in Tahiti with Danielle. Todd longs for Tea and vice versa. Dorian unburdens herself to the ghost of Mel Hayes, who warns the fight with Mitch is just beginning. Stacy is terrified of Mitch. Rex arrives just as Mitch and Nurse Charles are forcing Stacy to leave with them. Rex warns Mitch to stay away from his family. Gigi can’t believe Rex spoke to Eli about fighting for custody of Shane. Gigi and Rex decide that Gigi should move back into the carriage house to live with Shane. Rex, however, insists that Schuyler never spend the night when Shane is at home.