At the hospital
DV arrives at the hospital in an attempt to harass Scotty. He feeds the seeds of doubt that Lucy enjoyed every moment with him in his arms. He told Scotty that Lucy is really in love with him. Lucy arrived at just the right moment to prevent Scotty from physically crushing DV. She reminded him that he is here for his father and right now he is playing right into DV's hands. Scotty backs off.
Gail and Serena join Scotty and Lucy as DV scurries away. Gail is worried about Lee. Karen and Joe bring Lee out of his room and start to head to OR. The family hurries Lee to return to them. While waiting for the surgery to end, everyone is trying to pretend as though nothing is wrong and that everything will be all right. This behavior seems to make Scotty's temper even shorter. He is not very good at waiting. He finds himself snapping at Serena. Lucy tries to comfort him to no success. In his heart, he has doubts as to the success of Lee's operation.
Eve and Kevin are in the hospital mortuary as the sheet is slowly be lowered to reveal the body of Victor Collins. Kevin is crushed to realize that his father is really dead. Kevin asked for information on the cause of death. Zorin says that the report shows that he suffered from a massive stroke and died of natural causes. Kevin argued that it was impossible since Victor was extremely healthy and had good blood pressure. He then asked if he could examine the body. Mr. Zorin explains that it was impossible since Kevin is not licensed to practice medicine in Italy. Kevin then asked where the body was found. The police officer revealed that the body was found in an alley and had probally been there for some time.
Back at the hotel, Kevin is searching for his address book so that he could call Mary. Eve stopped him and reminded him that it is not healthy to bottle all of his grief up. Kevin sat on the bed and cried for all of the times that he did not have with his father when he was alive and all of the times that he will never have now that he is dead. Eve comforted him the best that she could.
Afterwards, Kevin does not like the picture that all of the pieces of the puzzle are forming. He does not believe that Victor's death was accidental. Mr. Zorin's arrival and timely fashion of finding his father was too convenient. He believes that his father was murdered and he wants to know why. Eve comes up with an idea to break into the mortuary to examine Victor's body. Kevin told Eve that if things get too dangerous he was going to ask her to back off. He did not want to risk her life as well.
Lucy, Scott and Gail are terrified when Karen informs them of a complication with Lee's surgery that could turn deadly. Julie calls Chris and while on hold, angrily remembers Lee's refusal to accept Leopold as her attorney and guardian. Eve and Kevin hide under sheets on empty examining tables in the morgue when they hear voices coming down the hall, and are wheeled off to be embalmed by the technicians. When they leave for a smoke break, the about-to-be-corpses try to get out of the cooler but discover that they're locked in. Julie and Chris decide that telling the judge about Lee's anger and control of Julie are detrimental to her recovery in order to get her guardianship pushed through more quickly. Scott is unable to appreciate Christina's first smile in light of his father's ongoing surgery. Gail thanks him for staying by her side all night and counsels that what is done about DV's abuse of Lucy is Lucy's decision. Monica arrives to tell them that Lee's surgery was a complete success and the Baldwin clan breathes a sigh of relief. Karen and Scotty than Joe for his help with the surgery and Scott apologizes for blaming him for hurting Karen, letting him know that he's aware that Joe was set up. Monica admires Christina, then allows Gail to go see Lee while Lucy and Scott remember the anniversary of Serena's cornea transplant. Chris informs Julie that Leopold has drafted the affidavit citing Lee's negligence and they realize that they need to come up with a plan to get Christina back with her mother legally. Kevin and Eve are shocked to find Victor's toe tag on the pharmaceutical rep from the plane. Lee wakes up and is grateful that Scott can hell him "I told you so" about the good-byes he said to his loved ones. Leopold arrives at the hospital with the affidavit for Chris's signature while Julie fantasizes about a dying Lucy giving her Christina to raise. Chris signs the papers but is shocked when Leopold instructs him to go see Greg Cooper, per Julie's request. After discovering that Victor's body isn't in the morgue, Kevin and Eve are caught by the returning technicians.