Gus is found dead with Billy Joe's bag that Elena dropped. Everyone is encouraged when Max regains consciousness. Joe comforts Elena. Pete searches for Joe. Elliot and Paige become closer friends over supper, and Dennis sees them together. Elena visits Max. Reena tells Max her plans for their son's wedding and insists there will be generations of their children. Elena pushes Joe to leave town, while Detective Michaels begins to search for the woman spotted with Joe, unaware that she's Elena. Elliot defends himself from Dennis who sarcastically inquires about Elliot's date with Paige. Reena and Max talk about the baby they haven't had, and Reena reassures him that he will be a father someday. After declaring their love for one another, Reena watches as Max closes his eyes and peacefully dies.