Natalie encourages her worried mother to believe that Jessica will come around in time. Lindsay warns Troy she'll see him dead first before she lets him marry Nora. Seth and Rex face off yet again on the subject of Jessica. Meanwhile, Al covers for Jessie when Asa wonders why his granddaughter has been crying. Viki asks Nora to help her daughter dissolve her marriage to Mitch. Roxy is astonished when Max reads Stella the riot act for mistreating his wife. Asa inadvertently rubs salt in Jessica's wounds by waxing sentimental about Clint's great love for his daughter. Cris icily reminds Mitch that he will never be allowed near Natalie again. Max admits to Roxy how he followed her to Philadelphia. Troy and Lindsay fall into a passionate clinch at the height of their heated quarrel. Bo and Jen hear Cristian threatening to kill Mitch.