Fitz tells Cyrus that he is serious about his desire to divorce Mellie. Cyrus reminds him that doing so is political suicide. Mellie goes to extreme measures to reel Fitz back in.
Meanwhile, Olivia wrestles with her guilt over having been involved in the election rigging and turns Hollis in for the attempted assassination of the President. Huck visits Becky in prison to get her help. Cyrus has plans for eliminating Hollis as a threat which differ from Olivia's plans.
[to Cyrus] We should never have done it. And now we're the bad guys, and I don't know how to fix that. And I have been running and running to stay ahead of it and I'm tired and I don't know what to do next.Olivia
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[to Cyrus] Here's what's great about having someone attempt to assassinate you. You're being rushed somewhere on a gurney, and doctors are yelling, and blood is pouring out of you, and you could die. And you suddenly stop being afraid, of anything, or anyone. And when you don't die, when you miraculously live, you realize that you have nothing to lose and no time to waste.Fitz
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