Didn’t We Almost Have It All?
The mountain climbers lie about the axe in their friend’s head, telling Derek that it accidentally got there. During surgery, he and George discover that it was deliberately put there, and one of the climbers admits that he was trying to “put him out of his misery”. Adele is stabilized following her collapse, but she soon suffers a miscarriage. Webber learns Adele was actually pregnant with his son, not someone she had one night stand with. Bailey is disappointed to see that Callie is the new Chief Resident and begins to question her abilities as a surgeon. Callie tells George she wants a baby. Webber chooses Derek as Chief of Surgery, but he refuses, telling Webber that he should continue. Ava’s husband shows up at the hospital to find her, but when he’s gone, Ava confesses to Alex that she wants to be with him, but he turns her down. Cristina and Burke’s wedding day arrives, but Cristina won’t stay out of the hospital. However, Cristina’s nervousness results in Burke realizing that he does not love the real Cristina, and leaves her. Meredith and Derek are uncertain about their future. George fails his internship exam.