The guy who looks like Tom Bergeron walks into a dark alley where his car is parked. What the hell is with everybody on this show parking in dark alleys? Nine times out of ten, it leads to death or a savage beating! Tom either senses someone watching him or assumes someone is watching him, considering his poor choice of parking space. Sure enough, John Jones is standing on a nearby rooftop, eyes glowing red. John lands in the alley. "What do you want?" Tom asks. "I believe you've made a critical error," John says, revealing the ear piece in his hand. "I believe this is yours." Tom whips out a gun and fires, but John simply places his hand over the barrel and diffuses the blast. He demands to know the location of Checkmate's castle. Instead of answering, Tom asks, "Who are you working for?" "Someone who will not hesitate to expose your double life," John says mysteriously. Is it Gossip Girl? I bet it's Gossip Girl. Tom looks scared, but says nothing. He swallows hard and immediately starts spitting up blue foam. He falls to the ground, convulsing. Instead of rushing him to the hospital, John uses his Martian powers to probe Tom's mind for information, seeing images of the castle, Waller, and various chess pieces. Tom sputters and dies. John closes the dead man's eyes.
The delivery truck from earlier is parked in a hangar-like facility, possibly at the airfield that was its aforementioned destination. Tess inspects the door the Green Arrow blasted through. "Clearly, you are rusty," Waller says as she walks in with two armed henchmen. Tess lowers her gaze. Waller says she knew Green Arrow escaped the second it happened. Tess says nothing. "Did you properly secure the detainee?" Waller asks. Tess tries to explain about the hidden lock pick, which only pisses off Waller even more. "The correct answer," she barks, "is, 'No, I did not properly secure the detainee!'" Waller calms down and walks over to Tess, saying how disappointed she is. The angry elephant blasts its trumpet to underscore the sentiment. Waller goes on: "Green Arrow may not have been our end game, but he was our opening move." Tess asks for another chance to get him, but Waller thinks Tess's loyalties may lie somewhere else. Tess swears her full commitment. "You'd better be, or you're out," Waller says. "And we both know there's only one way out." Tess looks scared.