Nick decides to stay in Knights Ridge because he thinks Sam is his son. He asks Dean Etwood for a teaching job at the college but she scornfully declines. Aubrey encourages him to keep trying, but even his buddies aren't sure he should be staying. Eddie is interested in Aubrey, but she realizes it's only to aggravate Nick. Written by
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And thus, the arsonist returns to the scene of his last great blaze.
Going down in flames does seem to be the motive.