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Sutter makes a beeline for Aimee, who looks like she might throw up at any time.
Jason admits he got her another beer, to loosen her up.
So Sutter tells him Quigley's looking for everyone who even talked to Alisa tonight – and he takes off.
Seeing Marcus and Cassidy still together, Sutter puts his arm around Aimee's shoulder and takes her over to the lake.
He gets her a wine cooler. Now that's more like it.
They talk about Aimee's sci-fi books some more, and what their dream adventures would be like. (Aimee's is taking a trail ride up a mountain. Sutter's is fighting off the loggers in the rainforest. Ookay.)
They walk over to a pier and sit on the railing, looking out at the water.
Aimee finishes her wine cooler and then wants a sip from his flask. She gags it down, but seems to be enjoying herself.
Finally, she works up the courage to tell Sutter her real dream.
She wants to go live with her sister in St. Louis and go to college at Washington University, where her sister goes.
Sutter doesn't understand why this is such a big, secret dream – it seems normal enough.
But Aimee says her mom won't let her leave.
She has to stay to help with the paper route until her brother's old enough to start helping – she figures she'll go to community college till then.
Sutter is shocked, but Aimee says her mom won't even speak to her sister, since she moved away for college.
And, on top of that, Krystal Krittenbrink is planning on going to OU, which is close by – and she expects Aimee to stay and be her friend.
Sutter cannot believe how Aimee lets everyone walk all over her, and frankly neither can we.
After a lot of coaching, and a few more swigs of whiskey, he gets her to scream obscenities at Krystal, and then Randy, and then her mom, telling them to get off her back.
Of course, none of them are actually there, so it's all good.
They both scream across the lake till they collapse laughing.
Sutter tells her she's got one more person to yell at – the dude that broke her heart.
But she tells him she's never been in a relationship, because she's not pretty.
Sutter starts raving about how pretty she is, and to prove it –