Greg learns that Empire Valley is a communications center, which will be used to interfere with the governments own communications. Richard accuses Laura of having a lesbian affair with Ciji. Greg asks Abby to get Gary out of Empire Valley and suggests that if Gary knows he is the father of Val's twins his interest in Empire Valley will disappear. Gary has a one night stand. Jill tells Gary that he doesn't have to see the twins on Val's terms as she is a lawyer and can help him.
Cathy and Josh have a romantic dinner. Eric says it was his fault that they had a fight but refuses to say why. At the hospital, Val is told that there is no record of the babies being born there. Abby tells Peter she wants him to win the election though she is supporting Gary publicly. Frank Elliot discovers the underground areas at Empire Valley. Olivia shouts at Abby about her involvement with Peter.
Claudia fires him, but Paige rehires him, so Claudia threatens to tell Kate about his affair with her and Vanessa. Val meets her new publicist, Chip Roberts. Karen is told she will need surgery to remove the bullet. Greg tells Abby how dangerous Coblentz is. Feigenbaum February 21, 1985 1985-02-21 Gary wants to shut down construction on Empire Valley until he speaks to Galveston, who is away. Paige meets Peter who she's been reading about in a magazine.
Karen has trouble with her hands functioning properly and she tells Mack. She says no and they argue. Karen tells Mack she doesn't want Paige staying with them any longer as she doesn't know who she is. Gary tries to talk to Val following their split and Abby sends J. Diana misinterprets their friendship and is enraged that Karen is dating. Karen visits them at the hospital, and they ask her to be the godmother.
At work, she fires Abby and goes off on Gary and starts slapping and hitting him. Later, Karen listens to the tape Sid made for her, telling her how much he loves her. Ben tells Cathy that he hasn't got around to moving out of his mother's house because she is dying. Jason, in the hospital, tells Karen the other teens were the gang members who stabbed their friend. Grace December 8, 1983 1983-12-08 Mack tries to find out who the head of the sinister Wolfbridge group is.
Experts say the crack at the Lotus Point playground is a structural problem and they'll have to replace the concrete. She tells him to ask Abby for the money. The Gun Also Rises gs: Deborah Strang Ida Morgan Buck Taylor Fred Morgan Tom Troupe Dr. Gary begins to drink again because of Abby's scheming. Greg tells his campaign team that they need people like Ben on their side. After that, she doesn't want to leave the house in case Olivia calls again. Eric cries in Sid's antique car, and then is very upset when Karen sells it.
. Karen pulls up the floorboards to escape the fire. Abby objects but is overruled by Karen and Gary. She loads her stuff into the car and drives off from the cul-de-sac, with a remorseful, distraught Gary running behind, too late to stop her. Mack and a cop bust in and arrest Jean. Gary and Abby marry, but while at a hotel on their honeymoon he meets a woman who looks exactly like Ciji.
Mack's investigation into Wolfbridge results in his home being ransacked and Greg's office too. Gary yells at him for not telling him. Ben buys ponies for the twins. Karen lets Mack comfort her during the ordeal. He tells Abby that he will put her in his will.
After the party Alex tells Claudia that he was there when Ruth tried to reach for her medication, but the bottle broke, and instead of helping her, Claudia just stood there and let her die. She tells Mack that his death was an accident. A flashback shows how Mack and Phil fell out. Val asks Gary not to get in any deals with J. Paige tells Anne she isn't going back with her. Cathy tells Gary she isn't Ciji and never will be.
They hug, and Lilimae shoots Gary a look that could kill! Karen goes to the apartment and bangs on the door until Gary and Abby finally let her in. Paige tells Olivia that Peter's mother died and tries to get Olivia to read Sylvia's letter. Olivia tells Abby, Val and Ben that the accident wasn't her fault. Abby tells Peter to follow Greg's advice. Val is mad at Abby and how she uses sex to get what she wants. During physical therapy in a pool, Greg tells her she gave him a scare, and he starts to say he loves her. Upset, Val takes Olivia and they drive into the mountains.