Sheryl is thrilled when her close friend offers to become her new partner, but soon discovers her friend's presence may be more disruptive than beneficial. Troy's bid to become the face of Vesuvius teaches him a harsh reality about the place of male adult film stars. Conner butts heads with a photographer, eventually requiring Sheryl's intervention. Venezia and Troy continue to bond until a chance e-mail disrupts their courtship. Sheryl declines an offer from a former adult film star turned evangelical Christian, but soon finds she may have angered a higher power. On the cusp of achieving his fantasy of working with Kim Barely, Aaron discovers that sex and affection aren't the same thing.