Katherine and Amber come close to finishing the book. A friend of Marge tells her that she needs to give up the drink. Phyllis asks Nicholas when he returns home why he didn't tell her about going to see Sharon. Sharon learns of the plan to protect Victor. Sharon is happy for Brad when he tells her all the charges against him have been dropped and Phyllis witnesses a close moment between them. Heather tells Victor's family that she knows they have been trying to dupe her into believing that Victor was in South America. Nikki tells the family she has a new plan and that they have to trust her on it.