Lucas leaves for his book tour, and is surprised to see that the publishers have sent someone else than Lindsey. Nathan is given an opportunity to play basketball again, but it is some deviation called "Slamball". Slamball is really violent, which forces him to question his health. No one except Mouth turns up at Lucas' book signing, and his book tour is canceled. Haley tries to help a student in need. Brooke considers a life-changing proposition. Peyton and Mick have a confrontation over his identity. The episode ends with Mouth giving up his dream job for his dream girl, and he and Lucas drive home to Tree Hill. This episode is named after a song by Suicidal Tendencies.