It escalates into a paint fight, which Mr.
Farkle, Riley and Lucas decide to run, but under different forms of government: Farkle as a dictator, Riley as a princess, and Lucas as a president.
Evan's question, a different one from what Cory faced, has the group exploring what makes a meaningful relationship.
She tearfully confesses to Cory she failed the assignment, but Cory says he did not expect her to reconcile with her father right away, if ever.
Riley is inspired by the novel to host a New Year's Eve party for all of her friends from school.
After everyone becomes aware of Evan, an insecure Lucas finds himself sorting through his feelings for both Riley and Maya, while Riley gains more insight about why Maya became more like her.