The 6 person alliance that stuck together for the first vote breaks down next time the Villains go to tribal council. There is the Los Angeles group, Danielle, Parvati and Russell. There is the Northern Group, Courtney, Sandra and Boston Rob. Parvati leads Russell and Danielle and Sandra has the most vocal opinion of her group so the winners face off though not firing any shots at each other. Jerri stays with her Californian roots and goes with the LA group. Tyson gravitates toward the Northerners. Coach refuses to take a stand and ultimately ends the game for Tyson and Rob.
Russell is the target at the next tribal council for the villains. Tyson informs Russell he's going home. Russell shows Tyson the idol. Some people panic and switch their vote to Parvati. She gets 3 votes, Russell gets 2, and Tyson gets 4, with Parvati playing the idol that Russell gave to her.
Jerri remembers Rob's role in her boot during ASS. She's still friends with Lex and Big Tom. She gets revenge for herself and for her friends by swinging her vote in favor of the LA alliance in episode 7 when the Russell vs. Rob showdown occurs.
Many people think 1 hero and 1 villain play the idols at the merge tribal council. This isn't true. Parvati hands an idol to Sandra and another to Jerri. She's told by Amanda that the heroes are voting for Sandra. Sandra and Jerri play the idols and JT is eliminated. Parvati neglected to tell Russell she had an idol. He is very upset and sees this as a betrayal. Though they work together the rest of the game, their plan to move in together in LA after they get back from Samoa fizzles out after Parvati "betrays" him.