Penance is a sacrifice. A volunary punishment to show remorse for a sin. The more grievous the sin, the greater the self inflicted suffering. For some, the ultimate penance is death. But for others, it is simply a means to an end.
This week's installment of "Revenge" (Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on ABC) sends Mason Treadwell on a bit of a roller coaster: Just as soon as he thinks he has everything figured out, the rug gets pulled out from under him ... over and over.
Though he figured out the connection between Fauxmanda and Emily -- they were both in juvie together -- he doesn't have all of his details right. He asks Emily if they were lovers who now share a vendetta against the Grayson family. Well, that's partly true.
The stress of Mason's sniffing around makes Fauxmanda go a little nuts. She tells Emily that with everything in her life now -- Jack, the baby -- she can't afford to let Emily call all of the shots. Emily tells her that her new family is the exact reason why she can't do anything risky. Read More...