Speaking of Frank's house: Frank returns to his office to find DiBiago waiting for him. Frank apologizes for being late, and DiBiago -- with his briefcase still in his lap, ready any second to make a quick getaway -- says that he shouldn't even be seen with Frank right now. Frank says that he just wants to settle their business, "while [they] still can." Chuckling ruefully, he says that he isn't going to get access to more cash now. "The grain pier is dead," says DiBiago unceremoniously. Frank slams a drawer closed, staring at DiBiago in horror. "Half the votes we had lined up are walking sideways now," DiBiago elaborates. "They read the paper, Frank." Not getting it, Frank says that it shouldn't matter if he's dirty: "The grain pier's still the grain pier, right? They ain't voting for me, Brucie! It ain't about me!" DiBiago flatly announces, "No one is gonna stand with us now that the FBI is on you. They're scared." Frank doesn't know what they're scared of, and DiBiago has to explain, "They took the money, Frank. And now if they deliver the votes, they figure the feds will be on them, too." He apologizes -- not very sincerely -- and says that if Frank can somehow get clear of the FBI investigation, they could try again with the grain pier for the next session, in a year. Frank just stares at him in dumb rage, and DiBiago finally says he doesn't know what else to say, and makes to leave. When he's reached the doorway, Frank dramatically asks, "You know what the trouble is, Brucie?" He swallows hard. "We used to make shit in this country. Build shit. Now we just put our hand in the next guy's pocket." DiBiago decides that now is not the time for a debate about global trade, and slinks out.
At a nice restaurant, a pretty server sets a huge platter of food between The Greek and Spiros. The Greek encourages Spiros to order something, but Spiros says he isn't hungry. Once the server has left, The Greek asks whether their associates -- the ones in custody, I assume he's specifically thinking of -- are strong. Spiros isn't concerned about them, and says they can try to get them out on bail before the trial: "If not, they will stand for us." The Greek meaningfully replies, "We have shown them too much. There will be no more trouble. We must make certain of this." Spiros suggests that there might be another way. "There is only one sure way," says The Greek simply. But Spiros asks, "If I could guarantee that Frank Sobotka and his nephew would be silent, wouldn't you prefer that?" The Greek says that he can't guarantee it. Spiros tells The Greek that Ziggy will be going to jail for a long time, "...unless." He tells The Greek -- possibly for the first time -- about the kid Ziggy wounded, who lived: "The prosecutors want to use him as a witness. I know his family." The Greek smiles, and it's as creepy as you would imagine. "Frank Sobotka will have his son back," says Spiros. "If a man can have this, why would he talk to the police?" Uh, because Ziggy's already turned himself in and confessed? I mean, I'm no lawyer. The Greek asks about Nick, and Spiros says that he'll want the same thing Frank does: "Anyway, I don't worry about Niko." The Greek, still beaming, observes that Spiros is fond of Nick: "You should've had a son." "But then I would've had a wife," says Spiros Catskillsily. The Greek thinks that's hilarious, because he's an old man.