Hermione: The St. Clairs had a car accident. They were run off the road. Nick...he will recover. It will take several months. Veronica: Oh well. Karma’s a bitch. [Hiram moves his Chess piece] Hiram: Checkmate.
Mrs. Lodge: When your father was arrested, he made you a legal officer of Lodge Industries. Surprise! And two out of three signatures are needed to override the contract, which your father wants to give to a less than legit outfit. Veronica: And you want my help to give it to your boyfriend? [Scoffs] I was going to apologize to you. If I sign that, will you stop seeing Fred Andrews? Mrs. Lodge: Honey, I can't agree to that. Veronica: Then that case, Mom, I'm sorry, but no. However, you're rationalizing what you're doing with Archie's dad, I don't want any part of it. [She leaves] [Hermione forges Veronica's signature]