Lucy is allowed to go home following the success of Elliot and Tara's operation. Tara's contract is extends by Jayne and they work together on a case. After Elliot tells her the truth about his wife's death, Tara considers her future at the hospital. Mark thinks that Chrissie is too old for Oliver. Connie is determined to become the new director of surgery. When she ignores Ric's instructions and operates on a patient he ends up dying of complications caused by the surgery.