Edward attempts to truncate the strike and claim the debt of Parker, who is mysteriously incommunicado. Brian discovers that Ann has made an appalling move on their property. Later, Ann confronts Pamela Graham, and Pamela has an unhappy suggestion for Brian. Jill receives devastating news. Julie takes advantage of Jill's situation to tempt David again. Edward explodes with jealousy after Carter leads him to the wrong conclusion about Jennifer. Carter admits to Jennifer that he's secretly playing his own game, and when he faces the striking workers, his endgame becomes obvious.