Back at the jail, Officer Diligent is offering Mahone a deal: give up his accomplice (Michael), and the charges can be altered. As Officer Diligent makes his sales pitch about how Mahone just wants to go home to his wife and family, Mahone flashes on Pam and Cameron, then to Michael blowing him off in Sona. But he declines to say anything.
Meanwhile, the edgy Team Scylla is trying to focus on Cardholder #5 and the fact that he'll have the card on him at all times. Michael is nattering on about how they'll break into the Scaderi place after overloading the system, but Bellick would rather brood about how, the minute something goes wrong, the unlucky sucker gets thrown to the wolves. This prompts Sucre to remember that indeed, he has had the left-behind-in-a-bad-situation treatment, so Michael's now facing two mutinous bald guys. Roland helpfully weighs in: "Maybe we should have a plan for when the cops get here, because if Mahone squeals, they're going to get here real quick. He's a Fed. How many deals you think this guy's made in his life." I don't know. Why don't we ask Oscar Shales? Linc tells Roland to shut his cereal-hole (making sure we ride through the next episode full up on Roland Abuse), and Michael attempts to regain control of the situation by arguing that, "We can sit here and debate what Mahone is or is not going to do for the rest of the day. But it comes down to this. We cannot break him out of a police station." Everyone around the table looks like they're thinking, "Oh? Really?"
Michael takes a break from planning to nuke Cardholder #5's security system, because he feels like chatting up his lady. Dr. Sara's hanging out on her ship, and she crystallizes Michael's moral dilemma with "If the roles were reversed and you were locked up, you really think Alex would risk it all to get you out? He was a federal agent. I think he'd finish what he started. I think he'd bring the One World Conspiracy down." Well. I think someone has just become planner of how to break Mahone out of a police station. Either that or I totally misread his look and Michael's like, "I'll see Mahone thrown into a dungeon with a mask welded on his face! Dr. Sara can't think highly of another man!" When Michael gets all pop-eyed with concentration, it means he's going in a weird direction, no matter what.