When a paranoid schizophrenic patient named Ian Neal becomes convinced the world has been taken over by aliens, he takes Bron and her ex-fiancé Ben hostage. Determined to give the pair a ritual purification, he holds Bron's head underwater while her former lover is forced to watch helplessly. When a sixty-five year old man has a massive stroke Luke sees an opportunity for a young woman to get the lung transplant she desperately needs. But the man's wife resists turning off his life support. What is the hold her husband has on her and why does she insist on holding his body hostage? The new ward clerk has Jared's full attention but Nelson sees through her act. Mitch discovers that Rose is taking him for everything in the divorce settlement.