Mark bitterly learns from his father that he wasn't told his fiancée was pregnant so he would leave and make his way in America, then that the baby girl survived unlike his first love but was given up for anonymous adoption trough a nunnery. Sister ship Olympic has crashed with a competitor's, so the repairs are given top-priority. Production capacity is diverted from the Titanic, where unskilled labors must be employed, which increases labor unrest. Mark informs the board that excessive steal impurities can only be avoided by buying more expensive Welsh coal. The stingy opposition loses out, by plots to discredit him by digging into his antecedents, which Lord Pirrie's loyal deputy Thomas meanwhile agreed not to divulge. Written by
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When Sofia comes home and encounters Andrea, his serious head wound is very prominent, and she inquires about his well-being. The next time that they meet--presumably within a few weeks of their previous encounter, based on other events depicted--there is no evidence of his wound whatsoever. See more