Lindsay's Art Gallery
Lindsay is looking at various pieces of cheap art to donate to charity when "Conscience Nora" shows up and tells Lindsay that she promised Will she would turn over a new leaf. Lindsay is yelling at "Conscience Nora" when Colin comes in and tells Lindsay she's lost her mind. Lindsay attacks Colin shouting "I hate you, I hate you."
R.J. accuses Roseanne of telling Colin that she is his pipeline at Llanview PD. Roseanne denies that she told Colin, saying she was drunk and that Colin got her drunker, but she did not tell him that she was R.J.'s mole. Antonio comes in and after R.J. says Roseanne is not a lady and nearly tells Antonio about Roseanne sleeping with Colin, Antonio looks at Roseanne and asks if she wants to tell him what is going on.
Will and Jess meet Cristian and Jen and Will asks Cristian what they are doing there. Cristian tells Will that they are there for Blair and Todd's rehearsal dinner. Will asks Cristian why he is there with Jen and during the conversation reveals that Jen is his sister, which Cristian obviously didn't know.
With Skye standing in the background, Sam is talking to Todd and tells him that everyone there is wishing Todd well. Todd says he wishes it were just himself, Blair, their daughter Starr, Viki and his "coach", meaning Sam. A waiter brings Todd a note that says "If you are wondering where the lovely bride-to-be is, check her room. She is making it with Max." Todd crumples the note and behind him Skye is smiling wickedly.
Max is slowly backing Blair against a wall trying to talk her into letting him make love to her. Blair tells Max that she is marrying Todd Manning the next day, but Max continues to pursue her. He tells Blair how incredibly beautiful she is and that he wishes he had told her all those things earlier and maybe she wouldn't be marrying Todd. Blair continues to try to avoid Max, but he begins to wear her down and it is obvious that she is still physically attracted to him. Blair says it is too late for them, but Max tells her to prove it by making love with him and then decide if it is too late.
Roseanne says she doesn't want any fighting or any trouble and tells Antonio that she was just discussing some "personal stuff" with R.J. and that she is fine. Antonio says that no one is fine when R.J. is around, and that he would like to know what is going on between Roseanne and R.J. R.J. starts to interrupt, but Antonio tells him that it is none of his business so R.J. says they should leave that up to Roseanne. Roseanne is telling Antonio that everything is ok and she is fine when Antonio's phone starts ringing. Roseanne tells him to take the call and that she will be ok. When Antonio leaves R.J. and Roseanne argue over her getting involved with Colin. R.J. tells Roseanne he is going to make sure she has nothing to do with Antonio Vega, but Roseanne tells R.J. that she has another chance with Antonio and the R.J. is not going to do anything to mess that up.
Lindsay is still attacking Colin and he is holding her off. Lindsay tells Colin that someday she will get her chance to get even with him. She tells him that since he told Jen about their affair and told Will about her involvement in Nora's kidnapping, he has taken her children away from her and that they are the only things that mean anything to her. Colin tells Lindsay that she is giving him too much credit that all he did was open Will's eyes and that Lindsay was the one responsible for what Will saw. "Conscience Nora" returns and says she has to agree with Colin on that one. Once again Lindsay loses it and starts shouting at "Conscience Nora" in front of Colin that she is going to "show "Conscience Nora" that she can't torture her anymore" and Colin asks her what exactly she was showing him. Lindsay says that she has nothing else to lose, but Colin assures her that she could not be anymore wrong about that.
Cristian asks Jen why she didn't tell him she was Will's sister and she says she liked it better being a woman of mystery. Will asks Cristian if he is going to leave and Cristian says he is still Jen's date and that if she wants him to leave he will and turns to Jen. Jen says that it would really be incredibly weird if they stayed, so why not stay, and they walked into the party.
Kevin and Kelly stop to speak to Viki, Ben and Sam. As they walk away, Kelly tells Kevin that she has a funny feeling that before the evening is over that Blair will need her.
Todd is pacing and Skye is watching him as he tosses the note down and heads for the door. He runs into Viki, Ben and Sam, but says nothing. Ben reminds him that this is the part when he should thank Viki for coming, but Todd pushes around them and keeps going. Sam says he can't figure out what is wrong because Todd was fine a few minutes ago, then he remembers that someone brought him a note. Ben looks around and finds the crumpled note and reads it then hands it to Sam. Sam and Ben run off after Todd while Viki looks at the note.
Max is still seducing Blair and she continues to tell him that it is wrong when Todd bursts through the door and attacks Max.
Asa imagines he sees Ben's body lying on the floor. He is obviously overwrought and says, "I told you to stay away from my son. I warned you." Then the body disappears. Asa picks up the phone and calls Renee at the Palace Hotel.
Viki is showing Rae and Renee the note that Todd received when a waiter comes up to Renee and tells her she has a phone call from Mr. Buchanan. Asa tells Renee he needs her. He says that he tried being the man she wanted, but he is still who he is. Renee says she will be right home.
Rae tells Viki she is trying to figure out who would write the note, certainly not Blair. She excuses herself and goes over to talk to Skye about the note, then Rae figures out that Skye is part of the scheme with Max. Skye asks Rae whom she thinks she is talking to her that way.
Todd and Max are wrestling around and Blair is yelling for someone to help her. Ben and Sam run in and separate the two men. Ben takes Max out of the room and Max has a wicked grin on his face. Sam tells Todd he has to leave too, but Todd, looking straight at Blair, says he is staying. Blair tells Sam it's ok that she and Todd need to thrash some things out. She says she's not afraid. When Sam leaves, Todd tells Blair that she should be afraid.
Blair explains to Todd that she tried to make Max leave but that Max continued to try to seduce her. Todd tells her that she is supposed to want him and Blair tells him she does want him. Todd asks her why and Blair says it's because Todd understands her and who she is. Blair says it's not because Todd saved her when she shot Max, but because she wants to be there with Todd and that she is not afraid. She asks him to please believe her.
Roseanne accuses R.J. of wanting to ruin everything between she and Antonio. R.J. tells Roseanne that Antonio is using her again. Roseanne asks R.J. how he can say that with a straight face when he is using her as his spy at the police station. R.J. explains to her that theirs is a business relationship in that she gives him information and he pays her for it and that makes their arrangement "pure, simple and honest". Roseanne retaliates by stating that she is betraying the people she works with and if R.J. calls that honest, she would hate to know what he called dishonest. R.J. tells her that a man coming in the middle of the night for sex, but treats her like dirt in the light of day is dishonest. Roseanne denies that it is like that between she and Antonio, but R.J. tells her that she knows that Antonio does not love or respect her and does not care what happens to her. R.J. tells her that the only person who treats Roseanne with any respect is himself and that she should think long and hard before she does something to ruin their relationship and that Roseanne should never, ever compare him to Colin MacIver. R.J. walks away and Roseanne looks very confused and very hurt.
Lindsay tells Colin that he chased her children out of her life and asks him what she has left to lose now. Colin tells her she has her freedom to lose, which is why she will do whatever Colin tells her to do. Lindsay tells Colin that they are through and Colin retaliates by saying that they will be through when he says they are through and that will be when Lindsay's suffering ceases to amuse him. Colin says that even though Lindsay tried to hit him where it hurt, it didn't work because he and Nora are still friends and that she can't ruin that because what he and Nora share is too strong and special. Lindsay questions why he thinks she is crazy, indicating that Colin is the one who is nuts.
Cristian takes a glass of wine out of Jen's hand and puts it back on the tray. When Jen objects, Cris says that it is because she is underage. Cristian and Jen discuss the fact that when she saw Will and Cris fighting, she pretended that she did not know who Will was and tried to pump Cris for the whole story about Jess, Will and Cris. Jen says that at least it had a happy ending in that Cris is so much better off without Jess and that she and Cris showed up at the party as a date and it stirred up Will and Jess.
Rae and Skye continuing talking about Skye's involvement in trying to set Blair up with Max. Rae tells Skye that love is a lesson that has to be learned and that she was never taught that which is why Skye doesn't really know how to love. Skye responds "Maybe not, but I know how to survive."
Sam and Ben escort Max back to the party. Max tells Skye that Todd interrupted him and Blair, but that Todd had seen enough to want to break it off with Blair. Just then, Todd and Blair walk in holding hands. Todd says to get the party started that it promises to be a very interesting evening.
Renee rushes in terrified that she would find Asa dead. Asa tells her he doesn't know how to die, but he doesn't know how to live either. Asa tells Renee that because of the dreams he has been having; he is convinced that Ben is going to kill Max. Renee tells him that he needs rest and that Ben is not going to kill Max and that Asa needs to stop brooding and to get out by taking her dancing and spoiling her. Renee tells Asa that she is there for him and Asa thanks her.
Outside the Buchanan Mansion
Gina Russo is talking on her cell phone reporting that her meeting with Ben in the motel room had not been as productive as she had planned, but that they did share a few phone numbers. She told the person on the other end to stay available as long as she told them too and that she has business to take care of.
Sam makes a toast to Todd and Blair to life and to marriage. Viki then makes a toast that marriage should be a wonderful adventure that people embark on and she hopes they forget the past and that their love for each other will deepen and that their trust in each other will grow.
Max and Skye argue over who's fault it is that their scheme backfired. Max reminds Skye that if she quits now she goes to prison.
Roseanne tells R.J. that she will continue to help him for now and R.J. says now was all he had asked for. Antonio comes back and says he has to go see the ADA and Roseanne leaves with him. On their way out Antonio asks Roseanne what R.J. was filling her head with and she replies that it is very scary how much R.J. hates Antonio. Antonio tells her that R.J. is really going to hate him when Antonio busts him and anyone else who is helping R.J. break the law.
Colin tells Lindsay that he and Nora have a very deep spiritual connection. Lindsay says that, in other words, Colin hasn't slept with Nora yet. Colin replies that he will sleep with Nora because when he wants to sleep with a woman, it happens. Lindsay tells Colin that she thinks he should just go for it with Nora and see what happens. Colin replies that he knows what will happen and Lindsay smiles and says she does too. After Colin leaves, "Conscience Nora" returns and asks Lindsay if she knows what she just set in motion. Lindsay replies that if someone messes with her they are going to have to pay for the privilege and no conscience in any shape or form is going to stop her.
Gina Russo walks into the room where Asa is and Asa remembers that she is the woman he saw with Ben. He asks Gina how she got into his home and Gina says that doesn't matter, just that she can and that Asa should remember that the next time he thinks about hurting Ben Davidson. Asa says he does not give a damn about Davidson one way or the other. Gina says she knows what he did to Ben before. Renee walks into the room and asks Asa what Gina is talking about and asks what he did to Ben...before.
Kelly makes a toast to the one thing that makes sense above everything else – love. Jess walks out of the room and runs into Jen. She asks Jen if the trick she pulled wasn't just a little childish. Jen said Cristian liked it and Jess asked Jen if she knew Cristian was using Jen to get to Will. Jen reminded Jess that Cristian didn't even know Jen was Will's sister until that evening so he could not very well be using her. Jen asked Jess that since she was with Will what difference it made to her what Cristian did or whom he did it with.
Todd retaliates to Kelly's toast that love is nonsense, painful and agonizing and then turns to Blair and says "Here's to the woman that I hope will agonize me forever."
Skye tells Max she has lost her faith in his ability to bed Blair and that by the same time tomorrow, Todd and Blair will be on their honeymoon. Max insists that he is still in the running and that he is not quitting. Max tells Skye that Blair will sleep with him that night.