Pacey and Joey return from their summer vacation on "True Love". Now they have to deal with Dawsons feelings, who has been deeply hurt for the past months. At first, he doesnt want to talk with neither one of them, but Jen convinces him to talk to Joey. Meanwhile, Paceys older sister, Gretchen, arrives in Capeside and moves in with Doug, making Pacey homeless. But he wont live with his parents anymore, and so he asks Joey to let him crash at her house for a while. Dawson tells Jack about Gretchen, for whom he had a secret crush a few years ago. Andie meets 2 foreign guys, and she is attracted to them. Dawson and Joey talk, and he says hell be ok, but it takes one day at a time. Everybody is wondering if Pacey and Joey did it while on the trip, and they dont confirm or deny. But Joey secretly tells Dawson nothing really happened.