After realizing that he was manipulated by Miguel, Dexter cannot gain the upper hand as Miguel threatens to launch an ethics investigation into Debra's relationship with Anton, a key witness in her case. Having rescued Anton after his encounter with The Skinner, she wonders if their relationship is worth jeopardizing her career for. Dexter takes Ellen's ring, a memento of the kill, from Miguel's house to use as evidence against him. Dexter also takes Miguel's shirt stained supposedly by Freebo's blood to a laundry shop. Rita tells Sylvia that Miguel is having an affair with LaGuerta, while Miguel contacts The Skinner and tells him that Dexter is the only person who knows Freebo's whereabouts.