Maria seethes when Luke pulls Michelle off her. They walk away from her and kiss. Rodney meets up with Lance to tell him that Eddie's goons went after him, and will soon go after Maria. Lance suggests that he should probably warn Michelle to be on the lookout as well. Michael and Nikki try to find somewhere to go out. Nikki finally tells Michael they should move slow, and Michael tells her that's fine but there's no way he's leaving her side. Eddie's furious when Manny and his goons fail to find Lance. They tell him about Maria's catfight in the fountain with Michelle though. The following morning Michelle tells Nikki about what Lexi did to her. Michelle is surprised when Michael comes out of Nikki's room wearing nothing but a towel. Hans and Harold wow Maria with their last-minute gown designs. Maria's way of thanking them is telling them that she'll call Clive and have him put a hold on the paperwork firing them. While walking on the beach, Nikki apologizes to Michael for never realizing his feelings for her. She says she can't believe she was ever with William, and Michael lets it slip that he can't believe he ever slept with Maria. Nikki is outraged and storms away. A drugged-up Tania runs into John at Suku, and he tells her about Maria's fashion show the following night. Later, Tania visits Dr. Wood and tells him about a recurring dream she's had about drowning and Maria's unwillingness to help her out of the water. Woods plants the idea in Tania's head that Maria was the one who destroyed her career, and that the only way to save herself is to act on her anger. While Tania is out, Sophia sneaks into her hotel room and leaves more drugs for her to use. Michael goes to Nikki's and pleads for forgiveness, and the couple make up. Michelle runs into Lexi and Clive celebrating together at Gate, and tosses champagne in her face. William and Sophia crash a dinner meeting of Maria's, and tell her that their rivalry won't end until one of them is dead. D.A. Eisner visits William and Sophia to tell him that the case against him looks solid, and recommends that he disappear before he's convicted. Eddie tells Manny that he's going to Maria's fashion show, planning to kill her and Lance, if he dares to show up.