Maria asks Danny to reconsider returning to the family. Danny turns down Maria’s appeal and Tony insists he is standing by Danny. Maria tells the assassins to kill both Tony and Danny. Tony struggles with one of the hitmen outside and a gunshot is heard. Danny finds the killer dead and is shot while trying to drag Tony back to safety. Rick wakes up and tends to Danny’s wounds. When Danny refuses to go to the hospital, Rick volunteers to help distract the hitman away from the house. Rick and Tony leave. Meanwhile, Marah, still missing Tony, fears that he is in danger. In San Cristobel, Phillip informs Richard and Cassie of Edmund’s meeting with the Royal Council. Richard goes to a news desk and encourages the people to unite against Edmund. Meanwhile, Edmund thanks Dax for his support and questions his loyalty. Beth is beginning to become concerned about Edmund’s actions, but he appeases her. When Edmund sees Richard’s appeal to the people on television, he sends Dax to arrest Cassie and Richard.