The plan to kill Malcolm Merlyn goes into operation. Arrow kills one assassin who has just arrived in the city and retrieves his cellphone. It’s up to Felicity to break into it and find out just who the target is. A birthday dinner for Tommy Merlyn is interrupted by his father who brings him a present. Tommy makes it clear that he is not welcome and does not want a relationship with him. Malcolm is to receive an award at a civic gala and after a heart to heart with Oliver, Tommy decides to attend. When Oliver learns that Malcolm is the target, he races to save Tommy. Once the attack begins, Malcolm and Tommy takes refuge in his office and Malcolm is about to reveal that he is the Dark Arrow but is seriously wounded before he can do so. Arrow arrives on the scene and to convince Tommy that he is there to help, reveals his identity.