Recap: Yuri and his revolutionary comrades are surveying the Moldavian Massacre carnage when the priest who married Prince Michael and Amanda bursts out of the chapel, looks aghast at the sight of all the corpses strewn about, and snarls at Yuri for being a homicidal maniac. Yuri tells him to shut up and move along - just as Blake is dragged out of the chapel. When he complains about the manhandling he's enduring from the guards, Yuri smugly informs him that he's a prisoner of this revolution, not a guest of his country. Krystle saunters out a few seconds later and rushes over to Blake...and a few seconds later, Steven helps Luke hobble about and implores someone to help his gravely wounded lover. Yuri snaps his fingers at some guards and orders them to take Luke to the nearest doctor, then snarks at Steven to stay behind. Jeff, meanwhile, looks around frantically and demands to know where Lady Ashley is, so Yuri tells him that her body was carted off soon after she died in the hail of gunfire. A slightly injured Prince Michael emerges from the chapel with Amanda in tow and growls, "You traitor!" at Yuri and asks him what in blazes he's done to Moldavia. Yuri mockingly refers to him as "the prince who never grew up", then chuckles as he murmurs, "Boy prince...boy bridegroom." An unconscious King Galen is carried out of the chapel - followed by an angry Dex, who demands to know where the hell his wife is. Yuri informs him that she's been taken to an unspecified location, then turns his attention to the surviving cast members to point out that he and his revolutionaries had every opportunity to kill all of them - but opted not to out of compassion...along with the producers' weak-bellied decision to retain the show's full complement of principal actors for Season 6. As the camera pans across everyone's grim expressions, Yuri announces that a plane will be departing to the United States in four hours and that he's allowing all of them to board it. In the meantime, however, he's going to allow his guards to unnecessarily manhandle everyone while they're being transported to the nearby palace...and when that gets underway, Blake glares at Yuri and snarls, "Thugs! Gangsters!"
When one of the guards orders Amanda to pack up her things, Prince Michael snaps at him to stop ordering his wife around, then declares himself Interim King until his father regains consciousness. He orders the guards to summon the Interior Minister so he can round up any remaining loyal troops and put an immediate end to this shameful rebellion - but a few seconds later, the Interior Minister enters the room and informs Prince Michael that his family's reign is over, and that he and Amanda can either leave Moldavia or stay and face certain execution.
The Interior Minister tells Krystle that, pre-massacre, there was a business deal pending between ColbyCo and King Galen that involved a sizable transfer of funds. Krystle scrunches her face confusedly and asks what that has to do with her, so he says that since Alexis is unable to speak at the moment (!), he needs her to persuade Blake to substitute Denver Carrington for ColbyCo in the aforementioned business deal. He hands her a note that begs Blake to do what the revolutionaries want and orders her to sign it, but Krystle refuses and defiantly crumples it. When the Interior Minister threatens to detain her if she continues to be uncooperative, she haughtily cries, "Blake won't let you get away with this!" ... and he sinisterly snaps back that no one in a high position will be coming to their aid - least of all King Galen.
Steven sits by Luke's bedside while Luke mumblingly recalls a dream he just had about the two of them meeting as children. Steven assures him they'll be together once they return to Denver - but Luke stops him and says he well knows he's about to expire. He begs Steven not to forget him and everything they shared, and Steven tearfully promises. When Luke asks for a blanket, Steven takes off his jacket and covers him with it...and a few seconds later, Luke takes his last breath. Steven sobs, "I looooooved you.." as a grim-faced Blake tiptoes into the room and gruffly expresses his condolences.
Adam informs Claudia that Luke has just died...and Claudia moans, "Poor Luke" and refers to him as "the other outsider". Adam tut tuts her for calling herself an outsider, declares her the future Mrs. Adam Carrington, and promptly proposes. Claudia gives him a funny look and asks him how he can possibly think about marriage at a time like this, then wonders aloud how Blake is going to feel about her divorcing one of his sons and marrying a different one in such a scarily short period of time, cause...yeah, ew. Adam argues that, in fact, it's the perfect time to plan their future, then dismissively says, "To hell with Blake" before leaning in and giving her a blechy smooch.
Blake apologizes to Steven for being a homophobic dickwad for the last five seasons, and says it's finally dawned on him that not everyone has to live by his straight, curmudgeonly old white man values. He tells Steven he loves him, hates seeing him in so much pain, and offers to do whatever he can to help. Steven tearfully thanks him, and the two hug.
Dex asks Amanda if she knows what happened to Alexis, and Amanda says she has no clue. She discreetly hands him a small velvet black bag filled with royal jewels and suggests he use them to bribe the revolutionaries in an effort to find Alexis - but he grimly tells her that revolutionaries aren't generally the kind of people who can be bribed, then hands the bag back to her.
The Interior Minister asks Krystle if she's ready to cooperate with him, but she haughtily refuses and insists that the money deal be brokered by Blake and King Galen. The Minister's like, "No can do" and breaks the news that King Galen is dead, and Krystle scrunches her face miserably and wails, "You killed him!" She snaps that she has nothing more to say and makes a beeline for the exit - but the Interior Minister bars her from leaving and says he's going to continue aggravating her until she convinces Blake to make a deal with him. It remains unclear why he's wasting time with Krystle over this when surely he could needle/threaten/browbeat Blake directly.
Yuri announces To Blake, Prince Michael, and Amanda that King Galen is dead, then salutes, "Long live the new Moldavia!" Prince Michael decrees that he is now the rightful sovereign and orders Yuri to call off the rebellion, but Yuri just chuckles and calls him a young fool. Prince Michael threatens to kill him if he doesn't stop publicly ridiculing him...and when Yuri responds by getting angry and pointing a gun at him, Blake urges Prince Michael to cut the sass 'cause it's endangering his loved ones. Prince Michael snaps at Blake to mind his own damn business, then orders Yuri to ensure that his father receives a proper funeral...and a weary looking Yuri tells him to pack up his shit and leave Moldavia unless he wants there to be two funerals.
Over in New York City, Rita asks Sammy Jo to recap her nefarious plan, so Sammy Jo explains that her late father left her a huge sum of money in his will - but put her Aunt Krystle in charge of dispensing the funds. She wants to get the will changed and figured that since she (Rita) is a dead ringer for Krystle, she wouldn't mind going to Denver and impersonating Krystle long enough to sign whatever papers are necessary to get the funds released. Rita stares back at her worriedly and says she highly doubts she'd be able to pull something like that off - but Sammy Jo reminds her that she's an aspiring actress who's in dire need of fancy clothes and a better hairdo in order to transform her into "the full package" ... and Rita mulls that over and decides she's A-OK with impersonating Sammy Jo's rich aunt if it means getting a shot at Hollywood stardom.
Dominique finds Jeff wandering around the room Lady Ashley had stayed in, confused about why it's been emptied out. Dominique explains that she took it upon herself to pack everything up, give the terrorists her family's contact info so they could be informed of her demise, and oversee the shipping of her body to France. Jeff stares mournfully into space and says that he and Lady Ashley had had plans to get married, then laments that it's now the second time a loved one on the eve of marriage has disappeared on him so suddenly. Dominique breaks it to him that Lady Ashley had no intention of marrying him, and that she confided her plans to write him a Dear Jeff letter and depart Moldavia immediately after the wedding. She hands him a letter she found among Lady Ashley's things...and in it she explained to Jeff that she's bailing on him 'cause of the torch he'll always carry for Fallon, and that she's not into playing second fiddle to a dead woman. Even though, ironically, she herself is now dead.
Dex bursts into the Interior Minister's office and demands to know where Alexis is, and the Minister claims she's somewhere in the palace and assures him that she'll soon be joining him and others on the plane. Dex asks if Krystle will also be on that plane, but the Minister refuses to answer and snarkishly orders Dex to be removed from his office.
Krystle has been placed inside a dungeon cell...and she's pacing back and forth when Yuri steps inside and chuckles about the dramatic change in her accommodations. Krystle haughtily says he can't possibly believe he can keep her imprisoned here, and he's like, "Uh, I believe I can do whatever the hell I want" and leans in to give her a smooch. She's all, "Ack!" and slaps him across the face...and he glares back at her as he touches his split lip and backs off. After he exits the cell, Krystle presses herself against the concrete wall and stares worriedly into space.
The majority of the cast is herded into a hangar to wait for the U.S. bound plane to arrive...and a few seconds later, Blake is also dragged in. He notices that Krystle isn't in the hangar and demands to know where she's being held...and Amanda points out that a few others are missing as well: Dominique, Alexis, and Dex.
Jeff rereads Lady Ashley's break up letter...and when he gets to the part about him carrying a torch for Fallon, he has a fake flashback of when he and Recast Fallon kissed in a motel room.
And speaking of Recast Fallon..
Fallon enters a Los Angeles bus station and tells the ticketing agent she'd like to buy a one-way ticket to Taos, NM, 'cause for some unexplained reason she really likes the idea of living near mountains. As he writes up the ticket, she idly flips through the local paper and notices an article about Miles Colby participating in a polo charity event. She murmurs, "Colby...Colby..." and spacily wanders off, leaving the ticketing agent holding her bus ticket and going, "Uh, Miss..? Miss..?"
Fallon arrives at the polo charity event, and is petting one of the horses when Miles Colby rushes over to her and coos about how pretty she is. She tells him she's here alone, introduces herself as Randall Adams, and says that something about his photo in the newspaper drew her to him. Miles perks up at that and says he'd definitely like to get to know her better and invites her to join him for dinner tonight, then weirdly adds how much he looooooves how secretive she is. Fallon stares wistfully into space and says she only wishes she could remember what her secrets are...and Miles just nods and smiles back at her as if this is a completely normal conversation for two near strangers to be having.
The Interior Minister summons Dominique to his office to tell her that he's a lonely man who's looking to share his revolutionary victory with a beautiful woman. To that end, he wants her to live at King Galen's country estate so she can sing for him whenever he wants to be sung to, and put out whenever he drops by for a booty call. Dominique makes a blech face and says she finds that to be the most grotesque proposition in the history of grotesque propositions.
Dominique is brought to the hangar, where everyone is still camped out. Dex pulls Blake aside and tells him that the guards took Krystle away for questioning, and Blake tells him they're definitely going to have to rescue their wives...and by they he really means himself, 'cause the revolutionaries are, no doubt, expecting a rescue attempt to come from a young, seasoned hostage rescuer (such as Dex), and not a geriatric, feeble looking blowhard (such as himself). A confused Dex is all, "OK, dude. Good luck with that."
A guard serves Krystle a plate of food and says that a lovely woman such as herself must keep up her strength while being detained. She says she's not hungry, then begs the guard to allow her to see Blake...and uses her ginormous diamond wedding ring to bribe him. In the next scene, the guard takes her to a room in the palace, where King Galen is laying on the bed. She hovers over him and is startled when he begins to stir. She runs to the door and stupidly flings it wide open, only to find a scowling Yuri standing in the doorway. She bellows, "Galen is alive!" before Yuri tosses her out of the room and orders his guards to return her to the dungeon. As they deposit her inside the dark cell, they cackle about how "this rich American won't be pretty for long" ... and Krystle stares mournfully into space and cries, "Blake! Help meeeeeeee!"
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