Back at home, Teddy goes through the vulnerability study and is being grilled about any secrets he may be keeping. They seem to strike a nerve when landing on his failed real estate investments.
At the bar, Avery’s band is blowing away the crowd with “Twist of Barbed Wire.” A fan mentions she was at the Bluebird the other night and saw Scarlett & Gunnar’s duet. Avery is bothered that he didn’t know, so when Scarlett brings up the Watty deal things get more tense.
In Lamar’s study, he meets with Coleman, who is disappointed by Lamar’s lack of loyalty and lets him know that he’s ready to play the game by Lamar’s rules.
At their rehearsal space, Deacon is shocked to get the guitar as a gift from Juliette – in front of Rayna, who’s disgusted by Juliette’s overtures, which she suspects must mean that there’s more happening between those two than songwriting. On her end, Juliette is upset that she hasn’t yet heard a “thank you” from Deacon. She also hates the rough cut of her video, seeing the adolescence of her music, and knowing it won’t help her get Deacon on tour.