After the explosion, the family is worried most for pregnant Pamela. Christopher overrules her mother Afton Cooper to respect her explicit wish and demand surgery that might kill her as well as both his babies, but they die shortly afterward anyway. Bobby rudely refuses to cooperate with the official investigation for now, Sue Ellen's ex on the board Ken Richards tips her off it probably was a bomb. Cliff and Harlan's henchman Roy Vickers pretends Drew tampered with the bomb, but he refuses to be bribed into fleeing, obsessed with his father's drilling vision. A detective finds Pamela Barnes senior disappeared in Abu Dhabi. Harlan's mother survived the fall and pretends to make up for Emma's sake, but is caught trying to discredit him and shipped off to 'rehab'.