While the rest of the class is on the ski trip, Dawson stays behind to care for a near-death Mr. Brooks, but hes overwhelmed when hes asked to make an impossibly hard decision. Dawson is given the responsibility to decide whether to cut off Brooks life support. Meanwhile, theres a lot more than skiing going on when the senior trip doesnt go exactly as planned. The evening takes an unexpectedly romantic turn for best friends Jack and Jen... After spraining her ankle Jen gets drunk and nearly sleeps with Jack. while Pacey and Joey find their own ways to keep warm on the cold, snowy night, taking their relationship to the next level.