The 'Provocations' art show finally premieres at the CAC with mixed reviews, while Bette can no longer resist the temptation and begins a sordid fling with Candace. Meanwhile, Marina continues to flirt with Robin despite knowing she's dating Jenny, who begins to have a lustful fling of her own with Gene. Shane's life turns from bad to worse when her attempts to let down Clea easy turns disastrous, and Cherie abandons Shane when their affair is finally discovered which leads to Steve terminating his business arrangement with Shane. Tina finds out about Bette's fling with Candace. Dana loses a friend when her pet cat dies and gains a fiancée when Tonya proposes marriage. Also, Kit tries to make sense of Ivan's attention and her reaction to it.