Henry convinces Bonnie that Paul must be lying to her about what is on the videotape, or Marshall wouldnt be interested in him. Meanwhile, Marshall reveals to Paul that James intends to return to Oakdale on Halloween night. Paul makes a deal with Marshall to destroy the tape of his tryst with Jessica if he prosecutes James to the full extent of the law. Later, Bonnie demands the truth from Paul about the contents of the videotape. Paul admits to blackmailing Marshall, but refuses to tell her what his ammunition is. Bonnie runs to Jessica with the news. Later, Marshall pays Brandy to lead Paul to James on Halloween. Jack reports to Hal that Aaron escaped from jail. Hal realizes that his prison keys are missing and that Alison may have been involved in his escape. Jack is forced to admit to Craig that Aaron escaped and fearing that Lucy is involved, Craig calls her. Aaron says goodbye to Lucy and Alison, maintaining that he has to go on the run alone. Lucy refuses to let Aaron go, and hops on the back of his bike. They drive off before anyone can stop them. Alison goes home to return the keys, but is caught red-handed by a furious Hal. He tries to get her to tell him where Aaron was going, but she refuses. When she hears that Aaron and Lucy took off together, Alison is crushed. She leaves a note and runs away herself. Craig, Hal and Jack search Lucindas place for clues of where the kids took off to, but come up empty.