Victoria promises to haunt him until his last pathetic day unless he does exactly what she says. Conrad shows up at the cabin with a bag full of torture devices. Victoria instructs her hubby to do something he’s probably wanted to do for a long time. She wants Conrad to beat her up.
The queen informs him that he’s the one who did this to her. At least, that’s what her story will be to all the cops headed their way. He takes off into the woods just before the cavalry arrives with Conrad, who plays the part of a worried husband. Emily catches the tail end of this performance on her laptop. Needless to say, she’s stunned at how brilliantly Victoria has just turned the tables.
Conrad had been desperately trying to accommodate ransom demands. Charlotte’s inheritance money was supposed to serve as the last payment. Heads are spinning as Conrad and Victoria spin their story so that the white-haired man takes the blame for the plane crash that killed poor Lydia Davis.