The Summer Cotillion is upon Rawley. Will takes Bella, Scout takes page, and Jake and Hamilton decide to go together stag. Until Lena asks Hamilton, of course.
The object of Will's affection is Caroline, but he thinks she's unattainable. Bella encourages him to ask her to dance, and by the end of the night they are chatting away. Meanwhile, Hamilton ends up kissing Jake in the bathroom, then Jake reveals "he's" really a she. Hamilton freaks, but comes to her room later and kisses her passionately.
By going to the ball, Bella missed an important gas delivery, but Sean was there to receive it and save the day.