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The divorce doesn't go through. Obviously.

Mike inevitably moves back in with Scarlett and the kids, and it makes the house a lot bigger.

And Ned has this girlfriend, now. Jane. She's amazing , she's all Ned has ever wanted in a woman.

So why does he still feel kind of empty?

Something inside of him twisted, when Mike was… like that, like Ned had gone back right along with him for a second. He latched onto Jane the moment he saw her to keep himself from falling backwards. He's still taking a dive, though, even seeing Mike all happy, with his wife, and his kids.

He rolls over into Jane and wishes she was a little bigger, a little stronger.