Titre original : A Midnight Picnic
Archibald and Terry have a fight over Terry's contempt for the US. Sister Gray stops the fight and wants to know who started it. Seeing his opportunity to get back for the past, Neil accuses Archibald. Archibald has to spend a night in the contemplation room, while Terry keeps his freedom. Annie compiles a care package for her love and asks Candy for her expertise and assistance. Not used to night climbing trips, Annie cannot move as stealthily as Candy does, waking Eliza, who alerts a patrol to investigate. While the two girls talk about Scotland for the coming holiday, Candy takes heart that Scotland is the country of origin for the Cornwell brothers and Anthony, even though she prefers to return to the US and never come back. By the time they manage to deliver Annie's package to Archibald, Candy's absence from her room has long been detected. Candy sacrifices herself to be found out, so that Annie can escape without detection. In retribution for her night outing, Candy will have to remain at the Academy for summer together with a servant who has not seen her son for over a year. Candy begs for Terry's intervention and help. Alistear and Archibald are skeptical of Terry's honor, but as soon as Terry learns of Candy's trouble, he reveals the truth to Sister Grey. The servant gets a new position at the Duke's home, much closer to her son, and Candy gets to go on holiday if she attends summer school in Scotland.