He asks her to go away with him to Paris where he will paint.  She says yes.  Then shortly Elizabeth shows up again, telling him she's always

loved him but he tells her he has never loved her.

Her father shows up again, sees Jennie on the stairs, tells Elizabeth to go outside, and he begins to horsewhip David.

When David manages to get the whip away from him, he challenges him to a duel tomorrow night after the ball.  Jennie is horrified.

She wants him to go away with her NOW, but he says that wouldn't be honorable and they must wait until the day after the ball.

At the ball they dance while Harrington and Elizabeth frown at them. Harrington already has his dueling pistols in his pockets.

Jennie remembers that the woman at the museum said no one really knew who killed David, that it might have been the duel or it might have

been that woman he took up with who disappeared after the ball.  She decides David will be safer if she leaves, so she goes back to the attic

and returns to 1979.

While there, the phone rings. It's the museum lady who says she must come right away because ancient Aunt Betty has something

astonishing to tell her.  She lets her hair down and takes off the dress.

Aunt Betty confesses she is really Elizabeth and that it was she who shot David, not her father.

Jennie rushes back to the house in a desperate effort to get into the dress and warn David, but Michael is sitting there holding the dress.

He has decided David is a man in 1979 and his wife is having an affair with him.  She grabs the dress, tearing the shoulder lace, and

rushes up to the attic, frantically trying to button all the tiny buttons because she only has a few minutes left before the duel.

She doesn't bother to put her hair up and runs to where she's been told the duel took place.  They are already counting off the paces. David

shoots into the ground and waits to see what Harrington will do.  Harrington decides not to fire and then...

...Elizabeth steps out of the shadows with a gun.  Jennie screams and runs in front of her.  Meanwhile Michael has finally broken down the

locked door to the attic.

He is horrified to find Jennie dead on the bed.

He sells the house, planning to move back into the city after her funeral.  On one last trip up to the attic, he fingers the tear in the dress.

Then one of the movers discovers a series of old paintings tucked behind a partition and pulls them out.  they are all of Jennie and

show her through the years, in Paris, with three children, and even old.  She had told him earlier that she wanted to go back in time

to be with David, to have his children, to grow old with him, and that if she did, she would find some way to let Michael know she

was all right.