Beth comforts Edmund and promises to stand by him as they prepare to receive the Royal Council’s decision. Edmund decides to make a preemptive move and abdicates the throne asking the people of San Cristobel to decide the future of the country in an official election. Cassie and Reva believe this good news for Richard, but he is not so sure. Michelle urges Danny to cooperate with the feds, but Danny refuses to rat. Later, Danny postpones his meeting with May’s boss. A desperate Ray tries to convince Tony to tell Danny the truth. An angry Tony tells Ray that he doesn’t understand the situation. Meanwhile, Sam tries to convince Marah that her relationship with Tony will never work. Marah disagrees and sneaks out to meet a conflicted Tony, only to return in tears after he tells her she does not belong in his life.