Junior refuses to believe that his Uncle Sam killed Angie so Sam returns to the tunnels with Julia and Rebecca intent on recovering Sam's body. As he descends into the black void his equipment fails and threatens to drag Julia down with him so he cuts the rope and falls into the abyss. He awakens in a place that he knows well and turns to the one person he knows could likely help him get a message to Julia. Similarly, Sam has survived his fall and tracks down his sister Pauline. Back in Chester's Mills, Julia believes Barbie is dead and doesn't want Big Jim to learn what's happened fearing he will again take over the town.