Outside, Ira apologizes for his outburst, but Horatio told him he did great. Two elderlies approach with Axel and Ira introduces them as his parents. Ira takes Axel off to get ice cream, and Horatio has a nice little chat with the grandparents who have been taking care of Axel. So, has Ira been imprisoned for his crime, and that's why the grandparents are needed? I'd kind of like to see what the jail cells look like in the future. Or maybe they're just looking after the little brat when Ira's in court. The grandparents don't like the idea of making Axel stay in the courtroom, even though Horatio assures them that the jury needs to see him. It comes up that Axel never had a mother, and Horatio is confused: "Wasn't your son's wife around at the beginning?" Grandma says that Ira's wife died ten years ago. "Axel is seven," Horatio points out just as if it hadn't already been pointed out twice in the last five minutes. "They had a frozen embryo or something unnatural," Grandpa grumbles. Horatio looks over to where Axel and Ira are having ice cream. At precisely the same moment, both Axel and Ira look over at him, grinning. It's kind of creepy, actually. Father and son look back at each other. Horatio ponders. Damn, he's just so hot.
Back at the law office, Axel sits in the lobby again. Passing by with a file, Lee May gazes at the kid. Ira goes into Horatio's office and, after some back and forth, Ira admits that his son is a clone of himself. Horatio's quite angry at being kept in the dark, since both he and firm went out on a limb for this clone-happy dude. See? He totally perjured himself when he said he had never committed a crime before. As we've been told over and over, cloning is illegal in the U.S. Ira's wife died before they could explore fertility options, and so he cloned himself up a baby. He must have a permanent residence in Singapore. Given that the father has Hepatitis-D, does that mean he gave his son the current liver complaint?