Alex pulls a note out of her knapsack and uses the phone and makes a call to check in with someone. Casey and Michael walk in and scare her. They tell her the news that Elaine will just be on probation. They start to get ready for the party. Alex is making a native drink as she claims. Michael says that the stuff tastes horrible. They referred to it as green mud. The party begins with Elaine being congratulated by Alex. Everyone is shocked to see her. Elaine and Alex run off to talk about Cole. Elaine is wondering where Cole is. Paula gets a call from Caitlin and finds out that Cole is being detained and that he is in trouble. Alex is in the kitchen and is hides the pills when Elaine comes in. She sends Elaine back to her party and is taking her pills when Michael comes in. She tries to dance her way around Michael. Elaine walks in and says how she can't wait to spend more time with Cole. Paula runs in and told her that Cole needs her. Meg walks in and asks Casey and Michael if Annie was at the courthouse and found out that she was. Mark and Meg talk about the situation to try to figure out what is going on.
AT THE COURTHOUSE
Elaine, Bette, and Olivia are celebrating her verdict. Gregory holds Caitlin back as a shocked Cole is put under arrest. Ricardo told Elaine that he has never been so glad to see someone under arrest go free. Annie digs into Gregory about the fact that he got the one that killed her father, Del, off a murder rap. Elaine asks Gregory to lay off on Cole. He told her that she doesn't know what Cole has been keeping from her. Bette notices that Olivia is "looking a little green". Bette told Olivia that "nobody will find out about her and Cole if she keeps her mouth shut." Gregory calls an agent to find out the status of Cole heading to Europe. Cole told Caitlin to go and find Paula to help him. Caitlin is very ticked off. Gregory tells Olivia what is going on and her only response is "make sure that Caitlin is safe." We all know why she is glad that he is headed for Europe. There is a flurry of activity at the station as Ricardo and Paula run into the station and Cole is being dragged out of the station cuffed. Paula is going to get her mother. Caitlin is very angry at her father and Olivia looks confused and green. Cole told Caitlin to stay strong and that he will call. They share a moment alone with the officers keeping their eyes on them. Cole promises that he's not going to lose her.
ON THE BEACH
Tim and Annie are conferring about Ben and she told him of Maria's anniversary that is the next day. He asks if Meg is in any danger.
Meg and Mark go into the "LOCKED ROOM" and it is spotless with no trace of any disarray to the room. Meg is convinced that she is going crazy. She first suspects that Annie is trying to gaslight her. Mark told her that they better get out of there before they get caught. Later on the beach, Meg is a nervous wreck is trying to figure things out. Mark tries to rationalize the situation. Mark told her that perhaps someone might be trying to scare her off. Mark told her that "she is not anymore crazy than the rest of the them." She says "thanks I think." After Mark takes off for THE DEEP, she returns back to Ben's house and gets scared just remembering what she saw in the locked room. She talks to Maria's picture and begs for some answers. Annie comes up and is listening on the deck and surprises Meg. She asks Meg "did Maria talk about to her." Annie and Meg are talking and they both don't know where Ben is. You can only imagine what Meg is thinking and feeling. Ben walks in and asks "what is going on?" Bern told them that Mark never showed up so he was stuck at work. They ask about the hand that he cut. He asks about the hearing. Ben is not in a good mood and Annie realizes that tomorrow is the anniversary or Maria's death. Alone, Ben has a drink and reflects back on the boating "accident".
AT THE DEEP
Ben is wrapping a cloth around what appears to be a wound.
On the plane headed to Sunset Beach, Vanessa is having dreams of her and Michael. Meanwhile......Virginia is laying on the couch resting her ankle, Michael walks in and has breakfast. They share talk about her injury and all the help that she is getting. Virginia finds out that Elaine still wants her to keep working so that she can spend time with Cole. They also talk about her finding a place for herself. Virginia is feeling sorry for herself (supposingly) and Michael starts massaging her neck when Vanessa walks in and she doesn't like what she sees. Michael is startled and acts guilty. Virginia shows her the broken leg. Vanessa is not happy when she hears that Virginia is going to be around for awhile. Jimmy walks in and gives Vanessa a big hug. Vanessa explains that she can do the articles here at SB since she finished the interviews. The two of them are make plans and they are oblivious to how jealous that Virginia looks but you can be sure that Jimmy caught it.
ON THE BEACH
Vanessa and Michael walk on the beach and they are both happy.
AT THE AIRPORT
Cole and Caitlin are sharing a kiss, when Ricardo pulls her back as they take Cole off. Caitlin lunges away from Ricardo and one of the officers restrain her from Cole. Gregory walks in and orders the officer to let go of Caitlin. He is not pleased. Gregory orders that they release Cole. Ricardo fills Elaine and Paula that Gregory got papers for the release of Cole. Cole and Caitlin cling together. You can see that Cole knows that there is going to be a price for Gregory's good deed. Paula is finding it odd that Gregory is changing his tune. Cole and Elaine share a moment and you can see that Cole is perplexed about Gregory's actions. Caitlin is talking to her father and can't bring herself to trust him despite of the fact that her father got the writ for Cole to remain in Sunset Beach. Gregory told her that he has changed his mind about Cole. Cole thanks Gregory and he was sarcastic. Cole asks to speak to Gregory alone and confronts him with wanting to know what the price is for his freedom. Cole is going to go to his mother and Caitlin is going to run by and visit with her mother. The two young lovers share their concern about what her father's plan is and he once again pledges his love to her.
At the Richards, Sean and Olivia are talking and she told him that they are with Cole who has been arrested. Sean asks if Gregory was behind this and whether she believes him that he isn't. Sean asks his mother how she is feeling. Caitlin comes home and Olivia is so glad to see her and starts to go in on not blaming her father for Cole's predictment. Olivia is shocked and you can see her just sick once again. Gregory decides to throw a celebration party. Sean and Caitlin talk and she expresses her feelings and he asks if she thinks that their father was behind it. Sean went to see if Tiff will be joining them for dinner. Caitlin asks her mother if she is feeling okay. Olivia has a flashback of her and Cole.
THE WAFFLE SHOP
Elaine and her two children are standing outside the restaurant and they share a moment. The three of them walk into the shop and are greeted with applause by everyone inside. Elaine is flying high. She watches her children leave together and is so full of emotion. Elaine looks at AJ's picture and hangs in up by the phone. Madame Deschanel comes and Elaine asks what is she doing there and asks if she is supposed to forgive her for stealing the time away from her and Cole. Cole walks in and says that she is just saying goodbye. She told them that she is sorry and that she is saying goodbye. Elaine looks on and is tearyeyed. Madame gives Cole a locket that belonged to his father.
Ricardo and Paula begin to unwind and they recap the days' events. The two of them share a tender moment. The two of them share a dance and it is a quiet evening for the two of them. They start to kiss and thier eyes express their raw emotion especially Ricardo. Paula looks down and sees the tattoo on her cleavage and has a flashback of the abduction. She and Ricardo lie on the bed and he is being so gentle with her but she stops him.