Back at the lab, Calleigh's checking the bullet Speedle brought her, comparing it to the bullet Alexx dug out of the torso. As they match up, Calleigh says for our benefit, "Bullet from the torso on the left, bullet from the boat on the right." "Two hearts beat as one," Horatio says behind her, which is really kind of creepy. Calleigh just rattles off the characteristics of the bullet: "Both .45 caliber, classic copper-jacketed, six lands and grooves, with a left-hand twist." Then Megan walks in, looking rattled, and announces breathlessly, "I've got a [beat] twist for you. The blood from the boat -- human. Matches our torso, was definitely XY -- [beat] male." Horatio points out that Juan Doe was on the boat, so what's the twist? Megan tells us, "Flesh tissue [beat] on the bullet Speedle recovered [beat] from the boat? XX." XX? Like the prequel to XXX? No, like the flashback in which a bullet whips through a rosary-holding hand and then disperses into a crowd of weeping, wet refugees. Megan purses her lips and looks...well, she looks like she just sucked on a lemon. I'm not sure if this is her annoyed face, her confused face, her schadenfreude face, or what. Horatio takes the news by saying, "We [beat][beat][beat] have another victim out there, ladies."
In the time it took us to live through the commercials, the boat has been moved from its nautical home to a clean, climate-controlled hangar. God forbid Horatio or Megan have to endure discomfort -- leave that to the Bob-white Club. As Horatio boards the Good Ship Plot Device, we find out that Speedle is hard at work trying to reconstruct the ship's serial number, and Delko is trapped in the past, noting that the boat looks as though it went through Hurricane Andrew (August 16-28, 1992; it struck Dade County at midnight on August 24, 1992, leaving forty dead as a direct or indirect result of the storm and nearly 250,000 people temporarily homeless).