At the office, Wendy gets some last-minute party updates from Josh. He fills her in about the Chloe-Deegan split, and also informs her that there's a problem with the gift bags that could lead to a PETA protest. Wendy tells him to "gather the interns" and fix the gift bags. He protests, "We don't have interns!" Please. This is Manhattan! Hot-dog carts have interns! Wendy retorts, "Well, then, you'll have to use both hands." Nobody in the scene responds, so I'll have to do it myself: that's what she said!
Alone in her office, Nico spends quality time with a bottle of champagne and a coffee mug. Wendy swings by, looking for jewelry advice, so Nico pours a second mug of bubbly while she gives Wendy an update on the Kirby situation. Wendy advocates going to Hector and telling the truth, but Nico is afraid that Hector might not appreciate the straight talk, given that it would uncover Nico's long string of brazen, self-serving lies. She also points out that, in a legal sense, the true story of her liaison with Kirby still adds up to "sexual harassment." The sentimental music starts to play as Wendy moves closer for a heart-to-heart. "Remember that day in the park, when you asked us about whether it was fair to expect everything from one person?" she begins. What's this "in the park" stuff? They had that conversation on a sidewalk, if I remember correctly. Possibly near a park, but definitely not in one. (And I do remember correctly, because they were walking arm-in-arm, three abreast, along said sidewalk, and I remember thinking how much I hate it when people form barriers across the entire sidewalk like that.) Wendy says she's been thinking about that conversation ever since, and she thinks the reason she has never strayed from Shane is that whatever he can't give her, she gets from her friendship with Nico. (At no time during this chat does Victory's name ever come up, by the way. Nobody says, "Boy, I wish Victory were here.") Kim Raver tries her best to simulate crying as Nico finally resolves to face the consequences, and to talk to Charles before someone else does.