Christmas 2003. Despite all promises of Bernhard, Beatrix still doesn't step back and Máxima finally knows why. Bernhard can't do anything else than to tell about one of his low points in his life: The Greet Hofmans crisis. Bernhard admits as long as he lives, Beatrix will sit on the throne.
After a major Alzheimer attack and a vivacious conversation with Beatrix, Bernhard collapses in front of Máxima.