Geraldine tries to get Alice and Hugo to kiss. When they finally do, they can't stop. However, when David finds out they are seeing each other he threatens to disown Hugo. Hugo refuses to back down and proposes to Alice, who accepts. Meanwhile, Owen proposes to Geraldine after she gives him his very first kiss, out of pity. Geraldine desperately does not want to marry Owen, but also fears rejecting him after hearing from Frank and Jim that Owen's father and brother both killed themselves after the women they loved refused to be with them.