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CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER Emily watches over Jack with all the fury of an avenging angel.
Once again, Daniel Grayson is master of the obvious, telling his mother that omigosh! Grayson Global is built on blood money. Daniel’s ready to be done with the Initiative (really? This is what put you over the edge?), but Victoria counsels him to take it slow -- there’s no way for him to know who is and who isn’t a part of the nefarious organization. In fact Aiden, so eager to be a part of the board, might be a plant. She tells Daniel to test him by having Aiden make the purchases that Trask asked Daniel to do. If Aiden’s a member of the Initiative, he won’t want to get his hands dirty.
Emily’s at the Stowaway taking care of Jack and oh so subtly asking him if he knows where the computer is. He doesn’t know, but he has a question of his own for Ems: “I know it’s short notice with the funeral, but would you give the eulogy?” Jack loved Amanda, but now he’s not even sure he ever really knew her. “There’s no doubt in my mind that Amanda’s love for you was real. She would have done anything for you,” Emily tries to console Jack. “Except tell me the truth,” he answers, then kicks her out of his room. In his sadness and his anger, he throws the jar of blue sea glass he and Amanda collected together as children to the ground…and finds a key.
Emily and Charlotte talk before the funeral, lamenting Amanda’s short life. As Emily heads out for the service, Charlotte gets a message from Eli James, Amanda’s foster brother. Daniel calls Aiden to tell him he’ll present him to the board -- provided he makes a few foreign purchases. (Of course, he does.) Elsewhere, Conrad gives a very public speech about Amanda’s death…while Jack discovers the laptop. “Someone turned on your computer,” Nolan phones Emily. But it wasn’t at the Graysons’, as they suspected. It was at the Stowaway.
Emily goes to help Jack get ready for the funeral, but he’s not having it. He now knows about her time in juvie. He knows she knew Amanda was keeping secrets. “I can’t believe you would let Amanda put all of us in that danger,” he yells at her. If only he knew the half of it.
Nolan is toying with a USB drive in his fingers as Padma approaches him. “The fingerprint matched your father’s,” he informs her before handing over the drive. He won’t be responsible for her father’s death. Still, he warns her, “the people that took your dad don’t have the best track record when it comes to fulfilling their end of the bargain.”
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