The Avant family reunion got off to a rocky start as Julius and Vivienne got updates on recent events in the lives of Nicole and Maya. Zende asked Carter for advice regarding his relationship with Nicole and how to deal with her decision. Thomas demanded that Ridge tell him the real reason he was banished to Forrester International. Bill struggled with the fact that Caroline was carrying the child of his sworn enemy. Thomas was skeptical about Caroline’s nervous reply when he asked her about the paternity of her child. Brooke vowed to get to the root of tensions between Thomas and Ridge. Ridge and Caroline tried to distract Thomas from his interest in their secret.
Steve’s news about Hope’s upcoming wedding left Bo totally stunned, and Shaun questioned Hope’s decision to wed Aiden. Kayla and Joey had an emotionally fraught confrontation over the latest stunt he pulled. Abe was startled by what he found on Lani’s computer. Steve and Bo desperately tried to escape from a deadly situation. Aiden started to lose it under the strain of his orders to murder Hope, whose bachelorette party erupted in chaos. Daniel worried about Eric’s behavior. Bo tried to connect with Hope, to whom a drunken Adam made an alarming confession. During a visit with the comatose Chad, Eve vowed to avenge the death of her daughter. Abigail was badly shaken by the intensity of Ben’s anger. Chad was arrested for the Necktie Murders, and Hope pondered postponing her wedding. John was called away on an ISA mission, upsetting Marlena.
Sam turned to a friend for legal advice she hoped would help Spinelli and promised Jake she would help him uncover his identity. Carly and Sonny reacted to Michael’s news, while Lulu and Dante proceeded with their family plans. Sam had second thoughts about a choice she had made, and Nikolas upbraided her for prying into his affairs. Hayden scored an invitation to Liz and Jake’s wedding. Olivia touched a nerve by heaping praise on a guilt-stricken Dante, who later clashed over Lulu with Dillon. Jake gave Spinelli some vital information to reveal his identity, and Ric gave Sonny some unwelcome legal advice. Dillon came close to telling Lulu about Dante’s secret. Valerie and Lulu had a heartto-heart chat. Ava begged Kiki to help her win back Avery. Dante confessed his indiscretion to Sonny. Paul offered Dillon some advice about Lulu, who discovered some revealing footage from Dillon’s movie. Ava had an emotional moment with Paul.
Victoria and Billy visited Delia’s tree at Chancellor Park and urged her spirit to rest in peace. Billy admitted he still blamed himself for Delia’s accident, and Victoria urged him to move on and not let this death destroy him. Victor spent time with Connor and told him how much Adam loved him. Cane and Devon clashed violently over Lily’s disappearance until Joe intervened and broke up the fight. Lily later thanked Joe for his help but said sleeping with him was a big mistake. An impatient Neil demanded that Dr. Neville tell him when Hilary would wake up, but Dr. Neville was evasive, saying only that he was making progress with her. Billy revealed to them that the Paragon Project was attacking Jabot, and Jack and Victor later pressed Kevin to reveal who was behind those attacks. Nikki and Phyllis worked together to plan a Halloween gala on behalf of the Delia Project.