Brian arranged a secret meeting with banker Martin Farrell and David. Ann lied to Brian and went to Nicholas' flat, where her reunion with him outlasted a four hour parking meter. Jennifer apologized to Ted for overreacting to his visit with Mary. Mary and Gwen Riley developed a bond during Gwen's hospital visit. Brian and David offered Martin a seat on the Hammond bard of directors. Martin considered the offer, but he asked for unanimous support. Ann told Nicholas that he must choose between what he wants and what she has to offer. The board considered going public, giving Brian an opportunity to justify adding another member to the board. Ted appeared to play into Brian's hand. Later, he secretly made an offer of his own to Bill Riley.