Sam is not pleased to find Silas at her door, so she slams it shut in his face. When she reopens it, Silas claims he’s there for his nephew. Sam wonders what he wants with Rafe, since he didn’t care before when she told him about his nephew. Silas was shocked by the news at first, but now has come to meet Rafe. Sam feels Rafe has been through enough, but Silas informs her he isn’t leaving town.
When Rodrigo (Jeremy Irons) first heard the French army landed in Rome, he thought they were under attack due to Cesare (François Arnaud) causing some great offense during his visit. Soon, a smug Cesare arrived and informed him the French army was there on his invitation, and under his command.
Rodrigo was livid at how far Cesare had overreached. Cesare insisted he did what was needed to ensure their safety. His plan was to wipe out the Sforza dynasty by starting with Ludovico in Milan, which he’ll then turnover to France. Rodrigo was not happy about having the French in Italy, but eventually gave Cesare his consent. READ MORE
Scotty announces to everyone the mayor is not available to marry him and Laura. Lesley informs them she’s been ordained online, and offers to marry them. Lesley performs the ceremony and declares Scotty and Laura, husband and wife.
Scotty begs for Lesley’s forgiveness about the past. Lesley wonders if Laura feels more gratitude and nostalgia than love. Laura assures her mother she does love Scotty, and feels he never gave up on her. She swears Scotty kept her safe. Lesley finally gives her blessing, but with a warning to Scotty to never hurt Laura. READ MORE
Secret meetings once again had to be held to determine what to do over Defiance. Olivia (Kerry Washington), Cyrus (Jeff Perry), Hollis (Gregg Henry), Mellie (Bellamy Young), and Fitz (Tony Goldwyn), who replaced Verna, met in the White House kitchen.
Hollis suggested they should do what they should have done over a year ago: kill David Rosen (Joshua Malina). Fitz decreed no more bloodshed, and they decided to get the Cytron card back and destroy it this time.
Fitz also informed Liv he wanted her to be his First Lady now, and not wait another four years after the election to be together. He told her to come up with a plan that made the American public love her more than Mellie, and them as a couple. Then, he could still win a second term with Olivia by his side. READ MORE
Lulu has a nightmare about being dragged away, and Milo hears her yelling. She thinks it was more of a memory than a dream, and wonders exactly what Stavros did to her. She thanks Milo for being such a good friend. He admits he likes having her there, and leans in for a kiss. However, it is interrupted by a knock on the door.