Natalie explains to Michael why an annulment will free her to be with Cris at long last. Viki is forced to admit to Jessica how Mitch faked his death and cannot be charged with any of the crimes he did in the past. Out of Cristian's earshot, Jen tells Marcie her plan to keep Cris tied to her side forever. Michael attempts to convince Natalie that Cris is leading her down the garden path. Keeping Mitch's true agenda secret, Viki tells Jessica she MUST leave Llanview at once. After Emily makes a lame excuse not to join her for Thanksgiving, Nora wonders why she has been avoiding her. Natalies insistence on going through with the annulment causes a huge change in her husband's attitude. Desperate to have Seth take her daughter out of harm's way, Viki privately tells him about Mitch's connection to Jessica. Lindsay has an erotic dream about Troy. Michael grows violent when Natalie tries to leave.