Maricruz returns home from hospital after a two-week stay. Randall informs Maricruz that he has ended his relationship with Stacy. He is a changed man who regrets the past and wants to rectify his mistakes to try to rebuild their family. Grayson Bishop has relocated from the U.K. to run the U.S. division of Flava Cosmetics. Kerrigan has instantly created a friendship with him, in hopes of ruining Patience’s career. Kerrigan is also sleeping with Trinity, who co-owns the hottest club in town, The After Life, with Jade, a childhood friend of Patience’s, Lyric’s and Ana Marie’s. Jade and Trinity have recently been discharged from the military and both are hot and heavy in the pants. Trinity is sleeping with Kerrigan and Patience is not comfortable with that. Taariq is feeling the heat from a new rapper on the scene, The Syndicator, and is disturbed that even Ana Marie seems to think The Syndicator is extremely talented. Patience comes home and catches Hunter asleep in bed with a copy of The Sex Chronicles on his chest, and realizes that it is only a matter of time before he figures out that Patience James and Zane are one and the same.