Sophie, who probably is a good judge of character despite her relative youth, watches from afar and interviews that if her alliance is based on trust and she's not sure how much she can trust Li'l Li'l Russell, who is a "small, small Russell Hantz." Damn, how can you be a smaller version of Li'l Russell? He's like 4 feet tall. Coach, who is a terrible judge of character despite his age and experience, considers Li'l Li'l Russell to be a "great guy," although he admits that he's a little worried about his unpredictability. "I have to protect myself. I have to remember that I'm out here for a third and possibly final time," Coach says, giving the 6 Coach fans out there hope that he'll play this game again someday.
And so, Upolu arrive at Tribal. Probst talks to Stacey first, asking her about the challenge. Stacey talks about how awesome she was. Probst asks Coach if, as good as Stacey did, it doesn't really matter since she still lost. "Stacey lost to Dawn," Probst points out. Yeah, when you put it that way, it's pretty sad. Coach starts talking about peoples' "Warrior Spirits" and how if he was choosing who to vote for tonight solely based on that, Stacey wouldn't be in trouble.