Katie suggests Chris is not himself. Chris doesnât go into it, just says heâs stressed out by work. He does get Katie to join him for the trusteesâ party. Chris has a chance to answer trusteesâ questions about his ideas for the hospital, but heâs unwell, yet Reid covers for him. Chris asks Katie to take him home. At home, Chris kisses Katie.
Luke sees Reid cover for Chris, wonders why heâd do that for someone heâs in competition with. Reid confesses to Luke that Chris is the patient heâs been helping. Reid is much more sympathetic than heâs ever been, and heâs sure itâs because of his time with Luke.
Gwen goes with Iris to an open AA meeting, hears Irisâ stretch of a life story. The sparks continue to fly in the Fairwinds Wine Cellar. Sensing the end, Barbara wishes to make amends with Emily, but Emily rejects her good faith. Will, Henry and Paul smell smoke and head downstairs to find them. Gwen has gone upstairs to check on Iris and later admits that Iris has left.