In a show where tiny details like the clothing colors foreshadow the mood and actions of a character, we should have ALL predicted who would save the day from the line that Quinn uttered last episode. Some of us did, and the rest of us didn’t catch on.
The Iranians win Olivia in the auction, but the deal fails when Gus takes Liv for the drop-off. Liv lies to both sides about their intentions, telling each of them that the other is there for an ambush. Each party gets in their cars and goes their respective ways. Well played, Gladiator.