When Peyton was shot during the school shooting Lucas risked his life to carry her to safety. When Nathan asks Haley to tutor him in school because his low grades are putting him in danger of getting kicked off the basketball team and he hopes to further bother Lucas by hanging out with Lucas' best friend, she initially resists knowing that it would anger Lucas. The two then take a road trip together to collect Jenny from Savannah, Georgia. When Jamie finds out what he did, he at first stops talking to Dan. In the final episode, Clay and Quinn get married and adopt Logan.
Emmanuelle Vaugier played Nicki during the first two seasons.
When Lydia tells the girls that she does not want to spend the remainder of her life in a hospital, Taylor gets angry and believes her mother is giving up. They broke up a year or so later. Chad Michael Murray and Hilarie Burton had undeniable chemistry, lighting up the screen every time they shared it. After the dissolution of her disastrous marriage to Dan Scott, as well as her struggles with substance abuse, we can all agree that Deb deserved some happiness. However, in the season seven finale she asked him if they could date again via a text message.