Nick works up the couarge to propose to Jo, Jo needs time to think over letting Fritz go for a final time. Rob watches his mother and Nick through this, but has concerns of his own. Will he be able to voice his worries to his mother and Nick?
Nat gets a golden oppuinty to study in Germany, but it means leaving Plumfield behind. Dan lookes ahead for when he can join Mr. Hynde on the wonders of the sea. Bess thinks of traveling aboard with her parents that summer, but she wants Nan to join them.