Jax sneaks into Jason's place to be with Brenda. Meanwhile, Sonny explains to a wary Jason why Ric must be his new lawyer of record. In Beecher's Corners, Luke thanks Summer for helping him recreate one of the happiest times of his life. Sonny instructs Ric to offer Ida a two million dollar bribe. As Gia boasts to Nikolas about her coup, Marcus arrives under a full head of steam and berates his sister for impersonating an assistant district attorney. Carly winces when Courtney bitterly accuses A.J. of framing Jason with a bogus eyewitness. Jax implores Brenda to let him make her feel safe. Later, Jason returns home to find his wife crawling all over her lover. Pointing out Courtney's error, Carly gives her sister-in-law some words of advice about keeping mum. Jax grows sullen when Brenda warns him they can't see one another again until after the trial. Ida is found hanging in her room but Sonny suspects that the "suicide" was actually murder.