Blake offers Buzz an advance copy of her book as a peace offering. Buzz, still furious about the way Blake handled the subject matter involving Selena, refuses to read it and lashes out at both Blake and Holly. Phillip tells Beth that he will allow the children to attend Edmund’s coronation under one condition: that he accompanies them. Beth consults Edmund and they agree to allow Phillip to attend, hoping that he will lead them to where Richard and Cassie are hiding. Phillip, aware that Beth is trying to get information on Richard and Cassie’s whereabouts, chides her for being Edmund’s spy. He calls Richard promising to help him escape when he arrives in San Cristobel. Meanwhile, Richard and Cassie are forced to hide while guards search the Santos villa. Narrowly escaping, Cassie accidentally leaves her shoe out in plain site. As they hide in the wine cellar listening to the guards, they realize that Cassie’s shoe has been spotted and the guards begin a more detailed search of the villa. During the search, an alarm sounds. Believing the alarm to be a signal that Richard and Cassie have been found, the soldiers leave. After hearing from Phillip, an optimistic Cassie and Richard pack up and leave the villa to search for another place to hide.