Helen finds herself in a maelstrom of rumor and innuendo following the shooting. Unaware of the tragedy back home, Don moves closer to Bree, but backs off when things become too serious. Brian and Summer decide to reveal their wedding plans to Brian's parents, then receive word of Helen's predicament. Don returns home and angrily confronts Helen about her relationship with David. Bitter recriminations threaten to dissolve the Walling marriage.