Avery’s band has a chance to impress a regional promoter who helps book opening acts for big tours. The group knocks it out of the park during a local show. The promoter is truly impressed, as is Marilyn Rhodes. Who is Marilyn Rhodes, you ask? Well, she’s a manager who assures Avery that she can get him in good with the promoter. Deacon knows how this lady operates. That’s why he offers to put in a good word with the promoter. Anything to keep Avery away from Marilyn. He knows how this lady operates. Deacon warns Marilyn to stay away from his niece’s boyfriend.
Avery is ticked when he learns that his band didn’t get the gig. Marilyn again offers to take him on as a client. She invites him over to her place for a late night meeting. Avery knows she wants to do more than just chat about his music. This is exactly what Deacon suspected would happen. He has no choice but to tell Scarlett about Marilyn’s M.O. The manager lady puts the moves on Avery, but he ultimately decides he can’t sleep with her. Still, Scarlett can’t believe he was even considering such a thing. That’s why she packs her bags and moves in with Deacon. This sends Avery back into Marilyn’s waiting arms.