At Lily's, Luke accuses Reid of lying to him about his patient. Reid admits he saw his patient at the Lakeview but refuses to say anymore. "Who are you seeing behind my back?" Luke demands. He admits that Noah tipped him off and Reid explains that he was only helping someone back to their room. Reid's not very comforted by his boyfriend's lack of trust. Luke apologizes and sheepishly asks if he can still go to the party.
At Fairwinds, Paul and Henry discuss Iris and wonder what she's up to. Henry thinks they should question her and they head out.
Kim stops by the hospital to see Bob and wonders why he hasn't gotten ready for the party they're going to. She thinks he must be nervous about who the board will choose to succeed him. They discuss their son and he thinks that he doesn't even want the job. Kim still has faith in him.
Chris is in Katie's doorway begging him to go to the trustee's party. She turns him down. They bicker about how he goes back and forth. He manages to talk her down. When she goes off to dress, he sits down and contorts in pain.
Gwen and Will corner Iris in Old Town and order her to go to an AA meeting immediately or they'll check her into rehab. They bicker about her wearing Barbara's clothes and Iris claims that she is just jealous of her. Will gets a call from Paul and leaves to meet him while Gwen drags her mother away.
Henry and Paul go to the Lakeview to search Barbara's room. Paul is still reluctant to believe Henry's theories. Will arrives and tells them that he wouldn't put anything past Iris.
At the AA meeting, Gwen prods her mother to talk to the circle. Iris begins telling her story and starts to cry. When the meeting ends, Will, Henry and Paul run in looking for them.
Luke and Reid head to the Metro for the party. Chris and Katie arrive. The doctors step aside and Reid urges Chris to got o the hospital. Chris refuses and insists this is his choice. The trustees begin questioning the doctors. Kim and Bob wonder what's wrong with their son when he doesn't seem able to say anything constructive. Reid tries to help Chris out. Bob calls for a break. His parents worry. Reid orders Chris to the hospital to see a cardiologist. "Why?" Katie asks, interrupting. Chris covers and Reid walks off. Katie wonders what's wrong with Chris. His parents walk over and Bob asks his son if he wants to back out. Chris tells Katie he wants to go. As they leave, Bob is shocked to see his son walks out and complains to Kim. Across the room, Reid tries covering to Luke. They begin arguing and Reid admits that Chris is his patient and he's very sick. Luke's impressed to see Reid showing his more compassionate side for his rival. Reid admits that he's changing and he has Luke to thank for that.
Bob and Kim go out for ice cream in Old Town and discuss their son. He thinks Chris has too much on his plate. He's sure they both want what's best for their son.
Katie takes Chris back to her place and wonders why he seems so wiped out. She worries about when the the shoe will drop with him but he assures her that things are okay. She invites him inside and they start making out on her couch.
Iris and Gwen return to Fairwinds. Iris apologizes to her daughter for unburdening herself on her and then goes off to 'pray'. Will calls and asks Gwen to keep her mother there. He arrives with Paul and Henry. They explain they think her mom has something to do with the disappearances. Paul suddenly smells smoke.
In the wine cellar, Emily moans at Barbara as sparks fly from the electrical box they accidentally smashed. They try to shimmy out of their bonds but that doesn't work and the room fills with smoke as they argue. Coughing, Barbara apologizes for treating her unfairly. Emily tries to apologize but that doesn't work out. Barb wonders if they'll be friends if they survive but Em says that's not possible. As they start choking, Paul kicks the door open and rushes in. The women are untied and explain that iris was behind it all.
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Katie wonders what's wrong with Chris.
Emily tells Paul she's being punished for her misdeeds.
Gwen catches her mother.
Henry is afraid he's lost any chance he has to be with Barbara.