South Fork Inn dining hall. Declan meets Charlotte and Conrad in jeans and a T-shirt. Charlie is all giggles and can't wait for her father to tell Dec what they've been discussing. Furthering his plan to appease his daughter amid the custody battle, Conrad has enrolled Declan in the same prep school as Charlotte so they can be together. It's all done and paid for. Dec just needs to pass the entrance exam. While Dec and Charlotte glow over this development, a waiter brings Conrad an envelope with a flash drive and an anonymous note that reads, "Open in private." Conrad winces and nervously looks around the dining hall.
Overcast Grayson Manor. The help is shutting doors and battening down the hatches in preparation for a big storm which mirrors an ongoing meeting between Conrad, Victoria and their respective lawyers in the breakfast nook. Huntley prepares to launch into what Daniel discovered about the company's finances when Conrad's lawyer, Barbara, cuts him off. They want to talk about Victoria's indiscretions, which Ryan and Victoria suppose should've been nullified by Conrad's indiscretion with Lydia. Conrad pops open his laptop and turns it to face Victoria. It begins to play yet another new clip of David talking about Charlotte. This time it's about her namesake being David's favorite aunt whom Victoria was aware of. He took Victoria's naming of Charlotte as a signal that she was his. Barbara has ordered a paternity test already, and Conrad is less than civil about all of this. If Charlotte isn't his, he plans to offer Victoria a tiny pittance and revoke the Grayson name. Conrad: "When we're done with all of this you're gonna be back to Victoria Harper, which is only fitting considering you'll once again be the desperate, penniless little bitch you were when I first met you." See? Less than civil.
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Ryan Huntley finds yet more French doors to close at Grayson Manor in anticipation of the big thunderstorm. In addition to making sure we're aware a literal storm is coming, he's closing the doors so he can more clearly admonish Victoria for breaching their disclosure contract. Again. He wasn't aware her affair was with David Clarke, nor that Charlotte could be David's daughter. The conversation moves into the office where Victoria is sifting frantically through papers. She tells Ryan she's looking for contact info for one of Frank's contract goons because she thinks someone torched Mason's house so they could cover up theft of the tape Conrad received along with the rest of the stash. Ryan asks who would do that as Victoria picks up her phone and dials Ashley, ordering her to invite Amanda Clarke over for tea and to not take "no" for an answer.