Talon. Lana's slinging up some coffee. Potential Papa is behind her. "Cute place," he says. "Very colorful." Like his green coat. Lana greets him. He asks her to call him Henry. She asks to get him a coffee. She stammers that of course he wouldn't want that, but he says that regular coffee would be great. Potential Papa says he got her letter. He pulls it out. He says that the ambushing thing might have been something Lana got from him. "So you are my father?" she asks. "I dunno," he says in a way that makes me laugh. "But I'm willing to find out," he says. Maybe when he's her dad, he'll yell at her some more.
Barnness of Epiloguitude. MamaKent says something Clark should already know by now -- that Molly Dodd has been placed in a private psychiatric clinic, and that even if she spills about Clark, nobody will believe her. Well, that doesn't sound too nice. Clark says he feels sorry for her. "We all do, son," Bo says. He says he can't imagine what it must have been like giving up that baby. He'd never give a calf away to strangers. MamaKent says she's glad their family is in one piece. "Not even Lionel Luthor could tear us apart," Bo says, smiling. Whups. He just said too much. "But Lionel helped us," Clark says. "Why do you hate him so much?" Flashback time!
Bo turns, and over his shoulder, a scene plays out the morning Papa Luthor brought over the adoption papers. Sporting even-shorter hair (is his hair shrinking?), he tells Bo to call him Lionel. He opens a briefcase and gives Bo the papers to sign. Bo thanks him, and says that he didn't have to come all the way out there himself. Papa Luthor says they're taking Lex back to Metropolis. He asks a small favor. He says that the Ross brothers (Pete's dad and uncle, I guess) were having second thoughts about selling their factory. He wants Bo to talk them into it and tell them that Papa Luthor only had the best interests of the town at heart. Bo says it's really none of his business. He calls him "Mr. Luthor" again. Papa Luthor says he understands, and packs up his suitcase. He says that Bo should be careful with that certificate. He wouldn't want the Department of Family Welfare to find out the adoption is sham. Bo is incredulous. "Wait a minute. Are you threatening me?" he asks. Papa Luthor says he's just asking a small favor. Magnificent! Bo, holding the adoption papers, struggles with his conscience as Papa Luthor leaves.
Bo swivels his head and we're back in the present. "So you did it," Clark says. You convinced the Rosses to sell." Bo says he helped Papa Luthor get a foothold in Smallville. The smokestacks, toxic dumping, people who were cheated...he blames himself for all of it. Bo says that none of that would have happened if it weren't for him. Bo says he should have known from the kind of guy Papa Luthor was. Clark asks why he wasn't told sooner. Bo says that Clark would have just blamed himself. Clark says it is his fault. "No!" Bo bellows, "You never believe that. This was my decision. This is my fault. Mine alone." How about it being Papa Luthor's fault for being a bastard? Bo walks down the stairs as Clark and MamaKent watch. This is some major guilt right there. Finally, Bo makes some sense.