Phyllis attempts to convince her husband that walking away from the magazine might be better for them in the long run. Nicholas is given a letter written by Victor. Adam wants Heather to relocate to New York with him but she tells him that if he leaves town they will be through. Jack is shocked when he learns that Victor has given Nicholas the money to buy him out of the magazine. Noah discovers that it is his mother's fault that Jack has lost the magazine but agrees to keep quiet. Victor refuses to talk to Adam. Both Jack and Heather decide to try and find out why Victor is acting so strangely. Phyllis tells Nicholas that she intends to have an equal say in what happens with the magazine. Adam agrees to help Jack destroy Victor.