Val and the children are brought back home safely in a catering van. Val is worried about what has happened to Ben. Bodyguards posing as construction workers are employed by Mack to look out for Val and he instructs her to say that Ben is away on a business trip. Lilimae quizzes Karen. Karen asks both Mack and Val what is going on but they tell her nothing. Greg's death is reported in the newspaper. Abby goes to see Peter. Gary postpones his and Jill's marriage. Val goes to the ranch to comfort Laura and is surprised to see Greg alive.