Maitland finds herself across from a student who needs her but can't bridge the gap in this new landscape. The final showdown begins. Ivy's divarication leaves a excavation that Avery turns to Lulu to fill as Jessie exacts her quittance. Ernest's obsession with Maitland has not waned, and Mona tries to intercept those attentions. Maitland snaps as Avery channels detained-up emotion toward the stage.