The energy level of the entire House is down following Krista's eviction. Nicole calls her exit ""the worst yet,"" and understands why Monica, Krista's closest friend, is upset. Monica says that her relationship with Krista created ""safe space"" for both of them away from the negative aspects of the game. Will takes her departure very badly, saying that he's embarrassed to be in the House and recalls that Krista could have nominated him when she was HoH in the second week, which would have resulted in his certain eviction. Bunky fears that he may have ruined dreams that Krista had for herself, which makes Hardy angry at Bunky. Hardy sees her eviction in practical terms, that she was a threat to him winning the game. Nicole bonds with the others on the patio, crying and yelling in frustration, upset at not having an outlet for eliminating tension. Will is confused by her reactions, saying that Krista's eviction was Nicole's doing.
Later, Will cries, upset at himself, feeling like he ""let M