Anyway, it's time to put this episode's self-contained plots into motion: Bobby Elvis is heading up to Stockton to see Otto, per Otto's request, and Gaalan wants "backup" for some sordid little business of the Irish Kings, so Clay is dispatching Jax, Chibs, Tig and Happy for the job; Clay is off to a meeting with Romeo.
Meanwhile, on the law-abiding side of town, Hale the Lesser is busy gloating about how Charming Heights is a go while Roosevelt politely listens and wonders if there's a legal way to stuff a ball gag into the mayor's slimy yap. Hale the Lesser then requests that Roosevelt show up at the next night's city council meeting to lend a patina of civic approval to the final Charming Heights ratification, but his spiel is cut off mid-appeal as he senses someone behind him. Sure enough, Potter is staring at him through Roosevelt's window with a thoroughly unsettling look. It is the civil servant equivalent of standing in front of the window at the Monterey Bay Aquarium's open water tank and turning around to discover that the great white shark has been hanging over your shoulder with a lively look of interest. (Trust me. Been there, done that.)