Todd collapses as Kevin brings him into the Llanview Police Department. Kelly is there and her feelings are hurt when Kevin angrily explains to her that he was on his way to spend some time alone at the lodge. Dorian, David and a very relieved Viki arrive at the station and Dorian demands to know where Blair is. Everyone argues over who goes to search for Blair. Todd convinces Bo to let him ride with the police and everyone else remains at the station, where Dorian continues to lash out at Viki.
Viki tells Kevin she's proud of him for saving Todd and he expresses sympathy for what Margaret did to him. When she presses him for details Kevin demurs, explaining that Todd helped him. "That'll be the day" snarls Dorian.
A weakened Blair cries for help as Margaret's car is hooked up to a tow truck. Seeing light coming through a small opening, she reaches for it. But by the time Bo and Todd arrive at the garage the car is gone. Bo questions the garage attendant, who finally tells him what junkyard it was towed to. The tow truck drives into at the junkyard and the entrance is closed and locked. Blair continues to struggle as a nearby car is crushed, and is terrified when she realizes that Margaret's car is going to be crushed too.
At R.J.'s club, R.J. flirts with Lindsay and buys champagne so they can celebrate "winning a battle", but teases that he won't tell her what he won unless she comes home with him to continue the celebration. She quizzes him about his love life, including his feelings for Kerry's mother Liz. Nora interrupts them and the two women argue. R.J. defends Lindsay, who steps away for a few minutes. In the meantime Nora questions R.J.'s attraction to Lindsay and points out her resemblance to Liz.
Jessica arrives at Antonio's and they share a tender moment together with Jaime. Antonio tells her he hopes that R.J. will back off the custody fight. They reminisce, but are interrupted when marshals arrive with the announcement that R.J. has won temporary custody of Jaime. Antonio has to immediately hand over his daughter. After the marshals leave with Jaime, a furious Antonio storms out with Jessica following.
Duke and Adriana go out on a date and exchange childhood memories. They are head over heels for each other and are frustrated that their families hate each other so much.
R.J. invites Lindsay back to his place, but before she can answer Antonio storms in and punches him. The two men argue while Lindsay and Jessica look on. Nora urges them both to back down. Once they are alone again, Lindsay and R.J. argue about the custody issue and she tries to convince him that Jaime needs both her father and her grandfather. R.J. responds angrily - he still blames Antonio for Kerry's death.
Jessica and a despondent Antonio return to his apartment. She consoles him and urges him to use the Santos money to fight R.J., but he retorts that he doesn't want to use "dirty" money. Jessica persuades him that using the money to get Jaime back would make the money clean again. When he tries to embrace her, however, she recoils and quickly leaves. Once outside his door she looks upset, then shakes her head, smiles oddly and leaves.
Nora tries to reach Daniel on the phone and starts to worry when she doesn't hear from him.
Bo and Todd find the junkyard as another car is crushed.
Antonio stops in at the diner just as Carlotta is closing for the day. He asks her if she supports his decision to use the money he inherited from Manuel Santi to hire a lawyer to help him win full custody of Jamie. Carlotta tells him that he indeed must use the money for this purpose, and she also reminds him that marrying Jessica would look very good in the eyes of the courts. Viki calls Antonio and asks him to check in on Jessica, as Viki is worried about the stalker. Antonio goes to Llanfair and discovers Jessica's bedroom abandoned, clothes strewn across the floor, and lipstick prints on the mirror.
Meanwhile, Jessica has put on an extremely revealing dress and headed to a night club. While at the bar, she rebuffs one married man's advances, but then flirts intensely with another. They leave the bar together, and Jessica asks the man if he's dangerous. "No more than you are," he answers.
Bo, Todd, and the Llanview Police Department arrive at the junkyard and search desperately for the night manager. Todd tracks him down, but the manager is unable to contact Lester, the machine operator, on his radio. Bo has his officers escort Todd back to the cruisers, but Todd begs him to let him continue searching for Blair. Bo agrees, and Todd races off on his injured legs to locate the car compactor. He arrives too late ~ Margaret's car has been crushed, and Todd sees blood on the ruined side of the vehicle. As Bo and the officers rush to his side, Todd collapses in grief.
At the police station, Viki, Dorian, David, Kevin, and Kelly anxiously await information on Blair. Starr arrives on her own and demands information about Todd. David convinces Viki and Dorian that Starr is mature enough to handle the truth. They tell her that Todd is alive and well, but that they had been waiting to say anything until they received word on Blair. Starr tells Dorian that she can tell how scared she is.
In the hallway of the police station, Kevin and Kelly have a bitter fight that is overheard by everyone else. Kelly demands that Kevin mourn for the loss of their baby that died, just as he is mourning for Ace. He tells her that he doesn't need to accept a lecture on grieving and love from someone who is incapable of love herself; Kelly slaps him across the face. Kevin tells Kelly she is dead to him, but David breaks up the fight. In the aftermath of the argument, Kelly tries to comfort Dorian, who pushes her away.
Adriana and Duke share a kiss at the diner, continuing to grow close as their families clash.
As Dorian, Viki, Kevin and Kelly await news on Blair, David takes a tired Starr home. She refuses to eat or sleep, she just wants news on her parents. David decides not to allow her to watch television and attempts to keep her occupied. At the station, a reporter tries to question Dorian about the custody of the Manning children in the event of Blair's death but thankfully, one of the policemen tosses him out. Todd and Bo finally return and are forced to share the news; the car was located but they were too late. Blair was in the car when it was crushed. Todd blames himself and Dorian quickly agrees, though she denies that her niece is dead. Kelly rushes out and is accosted by the reporter; Kevin comes to her aid. When Todd announces that he wants to see his children, Dorian forbids it which causes everyone to argue loudly. Taking the bull by the horns, Viki calls David and asks that he bring Starr to Todd's apartment.
Asa is disappointed when he learns that Todd has been found but he instantly becomes gleeful when he hears of Blair's presumed death. Too late, he turns to find Duke and Adriana standing nearby. An indignant Duke orders his grandfather to apologize but Adriana doesn't want to hear it, knowing that it would be fake. After Adriana leaves, Asa attempts to tell Duke that he's sorry but Duke doesn't want to hear it either. He suggests the old man try some compassion for a change, to put himself in Todd's shoes as he now has children without a mother. What if it were one of his own sons?
Kelly ends up at the cemetery with Kevin in close pursuit, offering to comfort her. Reminding him that she's dead to him, she turns and kneels at a tombstone. Kevin is shocked and moved to see that it reads Kevin Riley Buchanan, Jr. She needed a name for the death certificate, Kelly tells him, and suggests that he say good-bye to their son. He's sorry for not being there for her, he tearfully tells her, as well as for taking Ace from her and for having her need to think that a baby would help their marriage. He's sorry for a lot of things and asks her forgiveness. She asks for his and they bond in their saddened state. Someday they'll forgive each other, Kelly says, but they have to move on. When Kevin asks her how, she suggests that he be the father, son, friend and man that his son would have wanted him to be. He promises to try.
Matthew sees the news on television and wants to speak to his dad immediately, to encourage him to look for Blair. Bo arrives sometime later and after trying to skirt the issue, Matthew guesses that Blair is dead. He wants to be there for Starr and offers to buy her a present. He's also really glad that he has Bo and Nora for his parents.
Viki accompanies a heavy-hearted Todd home. He still thinks he should wait for proof before saying anything to Starr but he's insistent that he let Blair down. He and his daughter have an emotional reunion after which Todd breaks the news of Blair's death. Turning on her dad, Starr accuses him of killing Blair and wishes him dead because she hates him. She runs upstairs and Todd is consumed with guilt, but Viki disagrees. He insists that it's his fault, that he's the one who brought Margaret into their lives. He asks to be left alone.
Adriana arrives home to comfort Dorian who is in total denial. She insists that Blair was able to get out of the car. She repeats her mantra to David who is in total agreement with her but after he gives her a hug, she breaks down.
Starr comes back down the stairs and crying, apologizes to Todd.
Viki enters her bedroom and finds Jessica sleeping in her bed. She asks Jessica why she is there, and Jessica says that the previous night is nothing but a big blank in her head. Viki reminds her that she used to sleep walk as a little girl, then brings her up to speed on Blair and Todd's situations. Jack comes into the room and asks Aunt Viki to take him home.
Antonio's concern for Jessica has mounted, and he goes to see Bo. Before Bo will fill out a missing person's report, he decides to try Jessica on her cell. When Bo reaches Jessica and discovers that she's fine, Antonio is confused. He invites Jessica to lunch, and they meet at the diner. A puzzled Antonio demands to know where she was the previous evening when he came to Llanfair. Jessica says that she was asleep in Viki's bedroom, and that she thinks she may have been sleep walking. Antonio demands that Jessica see a doctor, but she explains that she is just under a lot of stress due to her family's problems. She is confused when Antonio brings up the lipstick marks on her bedroom mirror, but decides that it must have been Starr's doing. Finally, she makes an agreement with Antonio: she will see a doctor if he promises not to get so concerned every time he can't track her down. He agrees to the deal, and reminds her that he is just worried because of her stalker. When Antonio steps away, Jessica is approached by the man she was talking to in the bar the previous night. He says he had a really good time with her, but she just stares at him blankly. She asks if she knows him, and he responds "You're joking, right?" Antonio comes up and grabs the guy, demanding to know who he is.
Viki brings Jack to Todd's apartment, and Starr takes Jack up to her bedroom to look at video games. Todd tells Viki that he is going to find Margaret Cochran and kill her. Viki scolds him, reminding him that if he does that, he will go to jail and leave Starr and Jack without either of their parents. She encourages him to take more sensible action and go to the police station to talk to Bo. Todd tells her he doesn't know what he would do without her and leaves for the station.
Addie arrives at Dorian's house for her visit with Blair. She tells Dorian that she had a bad dream about attending Blair's funeral, and asks where her daughter is. Dorian stalls for time, but ends up telling Addie that Blair is fine. Kelly, Adriana, and David can sense that Dorian is falling apart behind her tough facade. Addie agrees to come for a visit on another day. After she leaves, Dorian falls into David's arms, expressing guilt at lying to her sister.
Dorian and David go to the police station to see if Bo has any information on Blair's body, and they run into Todd. Dorian verbally attacks Todd once again, telling him there is no way he is going to claim Blair's body. Bo calls Dorian, David, and Todd into his office and delivers the news: no body was found inside the crushed car.
Kevin and Duke enjoy a conversation at the mansion, continuing to bond. Duke informs his father of the cruel comments about Blair that Asa callously made in front of Adriana. Kevin decides they need to make amends, and the two of them head to Dorian's house. Kevin apologizes to Adriana for his grandfather's behavior, and Kelly is visibly impressed.
At the diner, the guy Jessica met at a bar out of town (Jessica does not remember) approached her. Antonio protected Jessica, as the guy said he knew her. He told Antonio he was with Jessica last night. Jessica had never seen him before and must be mistaking her for someone else. Antonio stated it wasn't Jessica. The guy left. Jessica asked Antonio the possibility of this guy being her stalker. Antonio did not think he was. Antonio was served with papers regarding custody of Jamie. Jessica tried to persuade Antonio to use Tico's money in the fight for Jamie. Antonio went to call Evangeline. The guy approached Jessica again and told her they were a lot closer last night. Antonio defended Jessica and threatened the guy away. Jessica thanked Antonio, as the guy watched them from outside.
Evangeline ran into Natalie, who was filling in for Roxy at the hotel. Evangeline wanted to leave something for John. Natalie told her to take it up to his room since she had a key. When Evangeline remarked she did not have a key, Natalie blurted out John did not listen to her advice. Evangeline angrily asked Natalie about the advice. Natalie described how she overheard how John asked for his key back and told him he was a jerk for not letting Evangeline keep it. Evangeline asked Natalie why she was so concerned about her relationship with John. Natalie implied if she knew John was committed to a relationship, she would not interfere. Evangeline was upset about the word if. Natalie left.
Nora (buying a cake to celebrate Jen and Riley moving in together) ran into John. Nora commented he smelled like smoke. John stated he was investigating the fire that killed Hudson (Marcie's friend). Nora asked if he thought it was foul play. Nora left. Rex asked John if he had seen Natalie lately. John asked what Natalie had to do with him. Rex warned John to stay away from her and not to help her if she came to him. John told Rex he does not want to hurt Natalie. John left. Natalie arrived to see Rex, while Rex was trying to clear Jen of Paul's murder. Natalie told Rex she would not use her friendship with Bo and John to give him information. Natalie said she needed to stay away from John. Natalie told Rex about the encounter with Evangeline. Rex told Natalie about his earlier conversation with John. Rex said they both fell hard for Jen and John. Rex told Natalie he needed to do something before he ended up in jail for planting evidence.
At the police station, Todd, Dorian, David, and Bo are searching for Blair. Her body was not found in the trunk of Margaret's car. Evidence showed the lock being broken from inside the trunk. Dorian was happy Blair escaped, as David and Todd asked where could she be. Bo had police teams searching the area. Bo stopped Todd from talking to Starr, as there was a slim chance Blair was alive. Dorian insisted Blair was alive. David wanted to know what Bo was not saying. Bo revealed the trunk had a significant amount of Blair's blood. Todd believed Margaret might have Blair. Dorian wanted to post a reward for information about Blair whereabouts. Bo gave Todd back his wedding ring, as Todd prayed for Blair to come home.
Jen and Riley were moving into their new apartment, when Daniel arrived with a gift. Riley stated he was not welcome, since Jen was still on the list of suspects for Paul's murder. When Daniel said the case was still open, Jen realized she was still a suspect. Nora arrived with cake. Nora asked Daniel where he was the night before. Daniel flippantly responded he was at a meeting. Nora did not believe him, but let the issue drop. Nora and Daniel helped Jen and Riley unpack. Daniel unpacked Jen's old printer. Since this model matched the printing of the killer's letter, Daniel wanted to take the printer in for testing. As Riley and Daniel argued, the printer broke. Daniel found a scrap of paper that was torn from a larger letter the killer wrote to Rex.
John was happy to see Evangeline at the hotel. Evangeline was angry about his conversation with Natalie. John believed Natalie was trying to help. Evangeline saw it differently and explained her feelings to John. She did not understand why they couldn't work out their problems together. Evangeline asked why she doesn't give up. John replied, asking why doesn't she? Evangeline asked John if he wanted out. He told her no, but would not hold her back if that was what she wanted. Evangeline told John she wanted only him. They kissed and Evangeline commented he smelled like smoke. John said he was going to take a shower and carried Evangeline in with him. John told Evangeline she made him feel alive again, when Evangeline was called away by Antonio.
As Blair was lying unconscious in the woods, a stranger approached her.