At the Bauer House:
Frank comes over and Rick asks him if he has a warrant. Frank tells him he isn't there as a cop, he wants to discuss Harley and her "little package." He wants to know if Rick is planning on telling Phillip what he knows. Rick tells him that he has no intentions of telling Phillip right away but he thinks Frank already knew that. Frank admits that he did know and he is really just stressed about the whole situation. He tells him that Harley is so uptight and tense that she is acting like she did when she was 16 and pregnant with Susan. He feels she is avoiding telling Phillip just like she avoided telling him when she was younger, because she is scared. Rick tells Frank that Phillip will be able to tell soon. Right on cue, Phillip walks in ranting and raving about what Beth has done this time. He tells them about what happened in SC and how when he flipped on the tube at home, there was Edmund holding his son like he was his trophy. Frank leaves telling Phillip that he has to pick up Zack and reminds him that he is also his son. Rick thinks Phillip should call Beth and talk to her but he says Beth won't take any of his calls. Phillip wonders how Beth can keep his kids from him. Phillip says he never intended to be on the beach when Richard and Cassie escaped but he had to warn them that the seaplane was intercepted. Rick is sure that Beth will get herself out of whatever trouble she has found. Phillip tells him that the Beth they both knew and loved no longer exists. Phillip tells him he wouldn't worry about it if it weren't for his children. He refuses to let his kids be raised by a psychopath and he will get them back, no matter what it takes.
Rick goes to pick up baby Robbie. He tells Phillip he has been fussy all day and he can't figure it out. Phillip takes the baby and tells Rick it looks like he just needs a good belch. Phillip talks about how great that phase in a baby's life is and how he misses it with James. He tells Rick that missing any part of your kid's lives is terrible. Phillip glances at the television and sees Richard on it. He tells Rick to turn it up.
Billy and Josh are having lunch. Josh is upset and Billy wonders if it is about Marah's arrest. Josh blames Tony for taking his daughter out and getting her drunk. Billy tells him that Marah did it herself and Tony, like a man, showed up to work and had all the preliminaries done before he got there. Josh admits he is having other problems and he just wants to spread the blame around. Noah enters the club and Josh tells Billy he is one of those problems. He goes on to tell Billy what happened with Reva and how Noah overreacted. Billy wonders how Noah reacted. Josh tells him he may find out in a moment. Josh goes over to Noah and invites him to sit with he and his brother. Noah comes over and tells Josh he doesn't want to sir with them. Josh says he knows he didn't buy his explanation for being with Reva and Noah tells him he knows what he saw. Noah says he doesn't want to play the Lewis boy's game of rotating characters in Reva's life. He tells them he doesn't want any part of it. Noah reminds Josh that he promised to back off but he just can't seem to do it. Josh tells him he was only there for Marah's birthday. Noah starts to leave and Billy asked him about Cassie. Noah tells him there is still no word yet. Noah leaves. Billy tells Josh he is in deep trouble. He thinks Noah is not mad and that is where the problem lies. He thinks Noah is bailing out of the situation all together. He has had enough. Billy thinks Josh needs to be honest with himself. Josh says he is waiting for Olivia to get home and Reva's future is with Noah. Billy says Josh wants Reva to be with Noah to remove the temptation from himself.
At the Lewis House:
Blake and Reva are waiting for Richard to call. Blake wants Reva to call Noah but Reva tells her about Noah finding her with Josh. Blake offers to make some phone calls to some PR friends who were going to the coronation to see if they have heard anything. Richard and Holly arrive and Reva asks him if there is any sign of Cassie at all. Richard says he doesn't know anything and he is sorry. Reva hugs him. Richard tells them both exactly what happened that night on the beach. Richard tells Reva he would never had left Cassie there had he known she wasn't on the other boat and when he got to the plane and tried to leave, Noah knocked him out. Reva and Holly think that Noah was right and that they had to get Richard out and now they can concentrate on rescuing Cassie. Blake whispers to Holly that Cassie may be dead. Reva hears her and tells her that isn't the case. Richard asks what she said and Blake reluctantly tells him. Richard says Cassie isn't dead, he would feel it. She is alive and he will bring her home. Holly says they need to concentrate on that and see what they can do to help. Reva suggests doing an interview with Richard to shine a light on the situation. Richard realizes that this will let the people of SC know what Edmund is up to. Holly says they must let Richard look like the sane one. They head over to the studio.
Richard is talking about mounting a counter attack. Richard wants Reva to help him stay calm so he doesn't appear to be the lunatic Edmund is convincing others he is. When he thinks about Edmund and what he has done, he loses it. Reva says he sounds like a man under pressure. Richard thinks Edmund has Cassie prisoner and he wants to pressure him into revealing where she is. Edmund is a tyrant and needs to maintain power by manufacturing a crisis. He will claim Cassie is unbalanced. Richard wants to get his life back at all costs. Reva wants him to say that for the camera. Richard says he is just getting warmed up. They go live and Richard tells everything again. Beth and Edmund are watching and Edmund is very upset. He tells Beth that Richard is crazy and that he and Cassie are sitting in their farmhouse making these stories up.
Back at the Lewis House:
Holly and Reva tell Richard he did well. He wonders if he appeared too cold. They reassure him. Richard wants to assemble an army. He doesn't know if Dax can help or if Edmund will try the PR route, making himself appear like a cross between Santa and Lincoln. Richard returns to the hotel to wait for calls. Holly says Richard is right. Edmund will probably use the PR angle because of the harbor deal with Lewis. Reva is shocked about to learn about the deal and wants Holly to take her to see Josh. Reva thinks it was all Olivia and that Josh doesn't even know about it.
In San Cristobel:
Olivia asks Edmund what happened on that beach. Edmund says Richard and Cassie left SC after Richard shot him. Olivia doesn't want this getting out in the press because it would hurt the Harbor project. She tells Edmund she will be paying him the first installment soon and she will be going back to Springfield. Edmund asks her to keep tabs on Richard and Cassie for him while she is there if she wants his continuing support for the project. Olivia tells Edmund he wants her to be a spy. Edmund says she needs him for the project and he will make sure she gets her money's worth out of him. Olivia promises to keep his interests in mind. Claire and Alan are in the hall. Claire wants to stay for a while but Alan wants to leave. He wonders why she doesn't want to go back and thinks she may have argued with Michelle. She doesn't say anything. Alan and Claire say their goodbyes and Olivia kisses Alan goodbye. Edmund laughs and tells her he enjoys watching her work. He thinks her meetings with Alan must be fun especially since Josh doesn't attend. Edmund tells her she must be quite a negotiator. Olivia says her goodbyes. As she is leaving, Beth stops her and asks her to be her matron of honor. She tells her that she is the only support she has had lately. Olivia agrees. Olivia leaves and Beth goes into the sitting room. She tells him that Olivia will stand up for her at the wedding. Edmund tells Beth how wonderful she is and how much she has gave up for him. Beth tells him he has also given her a lot. Edmund knows she has made sacrifices to be with him but because of her he has been able to make the tough decisions, like he had to do the night before on the beach.
Buzz is rereading Blake's book as she comes in. He pours her some coffee and she tells him it means a lot that he is reading her book again. She thinks he is still putting the pieces together about Selena. He says he is reading it because of the book signing party. Blake things he is downplaying the pain she caused him. Buzz walks around the counter and his back goes out. Frank comes in and asks him why he didn't go to the doctor. Frank tells Blake this is his fault. Frank tells Blake that her book brought up issues for Buzz, which is causing the recurring back pain. Frank tells Buzz he has to see a doctor or face the issues. Blake is upset and leaves. Frank thinks Buzz should bring back the kids and maybe things will get back on track. Frank tells Buzz to call the orthopedist. Buzz tells him he is impossible.