This episode contains the ending originally planned for Season 2. When the show was canceled midseason, a new finale was made to wrap up the story lines. After the show’s unexpected renewal, the creators decided to pick up Season 3 following this cliffhanger. Regina lays her trap to win George’s affections, even as George resolves to leave Inverness. Confronted with the consequences of her past actions, Elizabeth makes a difficult change. René begins to realize all that Sarah has given up for him.