One Tree Hill

Season 4 Episode 19

Ashes of Dreams You Let Die

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM May 30, 2007 on The CW

Episode Recap

When Lucas sees Karen and Dan kissing, he punches Dan who fights back. Then Lucas shouts that Dan murdered Keith; Dan walks away and Karen refuses to listen to Lucas. "Jimmy killed Keith. Just stop it!" Not only can't Karen believe Lucas, but also the police department doesn't seem to be interested in Lucas' accusations. Later, Dan shows up at Karen's and tells her Lucas might need to get professional help. After listening to Lucas' version, Karen tells him she thinks he might see somebody who can help him get through this.
Nathan thinks that no university will give him a chance, so he's kind of depressed, although Haley and Whitey tries to make him understand he has to fight back. Unfortunately, she has also her own issues: Principal Turner informs Haley she is not allowed to give her valedictorian speech because of Nathan's point shaving scandal. Nathan can't believe this, since she has been working really hard for years and bears no responsibility for Nathan's poor choices. So he goes to see Principal Turner in order to talk him out of it... and he pulls it off! Haley is enthusiastic.
Peyton gets a summer internship in Los Angeles and Lucas assures her he will be here when she gets back. "You deserve it, and we both know you're destined to greatness". Peyton hints there is something going on but he can't figure out what it is.
Meanwhile, Brooke and Chase try to reconnect with each other through yearbook signatures. In fact, Brooke confesses to Peyton she is hoping to get him back. Anyway, while Brooke opens up to him, writing what she really feels about him; Chase write a few cold words. Later, he drops in on her apartment and says to her: "Everything you wrote to me, I feel it too. I just didn't know how to put it in words." She is positive he just did. They kiss.
Thanks to Gigi, Mouth gets Jimmy's yearbook to be signed by Tree Hill students. Then he gives the book to Jimmy's mother, who starts crying tears of happiness and thanksgiving .
After stealing Deb's gun, Lucas threatens to shoot Dan and Karen collapses.