Molly learns that Jack and Carly have decided to protect Parker and Sage by taking them to stay with Emma. At the Snyder Pond, Jack and Carly discuss how lucky they are. Meanwhile, Holden visits Molly to offer her support, but when he leaves, Starziak shows up and shoots the cop assigned to protect her. Molly discovers the cops dead body and then finds Starziak. Alison and Susan argue over wedding dresses as Aaron finds out that an Oakdale teenager has already accumulated five Keys to the Kingdom. Aaron catches up with Alison at Fashions and, with some help from Lisa, they solve the latest clue. However, Alison cant get the wedding dress that she is wearing undone fast enough, so she and Aaron take off with her still in it. Emily tells Chris that shes decided that she wants to give up the game and make things right with Hal instead. She goes to the police station and learns from Nikki that Nikki has been ordered back to Washington. Nikki sees Emilys relief at this news and calls her on it. The two get into an argument, and Hal sides with Nikki. Emily returns to Chris and says shes back in. Lucy announces to Dusty that shes told her mother that she doesnt want to go back to Montega; she wants to stay in Oakdale with him. Dusty tries to change her mind, but Lucy counters every one of his arguments. Finally, Dusty sends Lucy away and she starts to cry. Dusty tries to wipe her tears away and ends up pulling her into a passionate kiss.