Molly gets a surprise from Lucinda. Lucinda convinces Molly to be vengeful towards David.
Emily puts on an act for David at the Falcon Club. It finally grates on his nerves and he has to leave but not after receiving more money from his father. Susan is glad David is out of Emily's life and Emily realizes she is glad too.
Hal confronts Carly about what he did to Nikki about the pregnancy test. Carly admits the test is hers. He apologizes to Nikki and tells her he will try harder to trust her. Nikki tells Carly exactly how she feels after Hal is called away on a case.
Margo shoots a woman for shooting Jack. Margo is not dealing with the shooting very well. She is very shaken. Tom and Margo let the boys go home with Camille for now so Margo can have time to digest what has happened.
Lucinda tries to get Molly to get dirt on David. Molly does not fall for Lucinda's games just yet. Will Molly make the decision to stick with David or will she go for Lucinda's deal?
The woman Margo shot has died and her son blames Margo for killing her. Margo apologizes for the outcome and in return the boy tries to assault her.
David is getting more and more vengeful everyday. He has a meeting with Sara Ruth about selling him her share of the Falcon Club and she agrees to it.
Lily and Holden reenact their honeymoon as it should have been. The reminisce about the times when they were much younger.
Jessica is appointed to represent Eddie in his case. Her first order of business is to find out what Eddie wants to do about his mother's body. Eddie acts out and has to be taken back to his holding cell.
Carly's pregnancy test comes back negative. She doesn't believe the test so she goes to the hospital to see Dr. Samuels. John overhears her conversation with the nurse. He offers to do the test.
Nikki wants to move out of the house so she can get away from Carly. She talks to Andy about it who tries to convince her to stay there. Hal walks in and agrees with Andy. Hal tells Nikki Carly is not pregnant but he wants her to accept it when she does become pregnant.
Holden appears at the Oakdale Police Department to talk to Jack about his love life. He and Lily noticed the new personal ads in the Argus and think Jack should take advantage of them. Jack thinks Holden is crazy, but after a little convincing Jack calls one of the ads and leaves a message using the alias "Starsky."
Lisais talking to Emily at the Argus. Andy arrives to discuss his new job as a photojournalist for the Argus. After Lisa leaves, Emily asks Andy what he thinks about the new personal ads. Andy deduces that one of the ads belongs to Emily which she reluctantly admits. Andy and Emily get a kick out of listening to the pathetic messages left on her voice mail by various callers. However, they are both impressed by Starsky's message and Andy encourages Emily to call him. She does so using the name "Alexis." After a little small talk, "Alexis" and "Starsky" make a date to meet at Java.
Johnarranges for Carly's blood test. John is disturbed with Carly mentions that Hal is at Fashions with Barbara. He questions her about the situation, which momentarily peaks Carly's curiosity about the extent of Barbara and Hal's relationship. While John is checking on the lab results, Lisa arrives to give Carly support. John returns to tell Carly the test is negative. When John steps outside the examining room, a very disappointed Carly tells Lisa she just blew the $50,000,000 which John, of course, overhears. After Carly leaves, John questions Lisa about the $50,000,000, asking her "is that why she married Hal?" Lisa briefly explains the contract telling him it has to do with sisters and sibling rivalries. When Carly returns to retrieve her pocketbook, John blurts out, "Now that you lost all this money are you going to stick it out with Hal or not?" Carly is shocked at Lisa for telling John and annoyed by John's questions. When John persists, Carly tells him to get lost. She confesses to Lisa that "maybe she should have chosen Jack" and asks herself "why do babies have to take nine months?" Lisa tells Carly that sometimes they don't. Tom was born premature. This sparks Carly to think it may not be over after all. Lisa, understanding what Carly means, warns her that thoughts like that could be dangerous.
Lucindais at the Falcon Club doing her best to convince Molly to help her get the goods on David. She even offers to help Molly get her book published. However, Lucinda is shocked to see that Molly is meeting David after all and storms off in a huff. David tells Molly that he is planning to buy Sara Ruth's half of the Falcon Club and he wants to hire Molly as his hostess. Molly is offended by the idea and tells David all she cares about is getting her book published. David tells her no one is going to publish her stupid book. Meanwhile, Lucinda and Lily are at Java. Lily tries to counsel Lucinda about her obsessive vendetta against David. Lucinda assures Lily it is "not revenge, it's housekeeping." Back at the Falcon Club, David's comments about Molly's book sway her to call Lucinda to tell her she has made a decision. She tells Lucinda, "we have a deal if you are willing to pay for it."
Hal wants to discuss the baby issue with Carly now that they know she is not pregnant. Hal insists that he's not ready for them to be parents. He wants to wait a least a year so that they can have time to be alone and get to know each other better. After a heated argument, Carly finally convinces Hal that because of what happened with Nora, being a mother is something she needs to do right now. Hal concedes telling Carly that they'll just let nature take its course and if it happens it happens.
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Lucindaand Molly discuss what Molly's new job entails. Lucinda informs her that you answer to me and do exactly what I say or this fairytale is over. Molly tells her that in return, she wants Lucinda to be her biggest fan. Lucinda tells Molly that's not possible because no one would believe it. However, Lucinda agrees that once Molly's book is published, she will work behind the scenes to get Molly whatever favorable publicity and recognition she wants. Molly agrees to those terms and offers Lucinda her first tidbit of information about David-- he just bought half of the Falcon Club. After Lucinda leaves for the Falcon Club to see Kirk and Sam, Molly makes a phone call saying, "I win. You lose. Get over here now." Andy shows up at her door. She tells him she won their bet and now it's time for him to pay up. She shows Andy all the things her new "publisher" has advanced her-- the suite, the money, the skimpy wardrobe-- but Andy thinks this publisher wants more than to just publish her book. When Molly informs Andy her publisher is a woman, Andy still refuses to take her picture for the book cover. He tells her that she looks like a porn star and she should stop acting like a cartoon.
Davidis at the Falcon Club going over the financial records. When Kirk and Sam object, they are flabbergasted to learn that Sara Ruth sold out to David. When Lucinda arrives, David takes great pleasure in goading her about his little victory, but rather than fight back Lucinda makes a toast to him instead.
Margois at home trying to come to terms with what happened Deana. She if further upset when Adam refers to her as a hero. She tries to make her son understand that killing a human being is not heroic. Tom comforts Margo and tries to convince her to take time off from work and let her family take care of her for a change. Later, Margo goes to Deana's funeral and sees Eddie.
Jackis waiting for Alexis at Java when Emily arrives. The two make small talk not realizing that they are there to meet each other. Emily is surprised when Jack finally admits that Alexis has stood him up. She confesses she is there to meet Starsky. They make fun of each other, but decide to go out on a date anyway. When they arrive at the Falcon Club they are met by David. David convinces Emily to talk to him alone for a minute. He tells Emily he loves her and they should be together. Upset, Emily walks away, but later tells Jack she wants to call off their date so she can go to David. Lucinda overhears this and calls Molly with instructions to immediately go to David's suite, take off her clothes and crawl into his bed.