Liam finds a masked intruder in his beach house, and keeping all those secrets is causing Caroline to crack. Bill reveals the truth about Thomas, and Ridge makes the ultimate sacrifice for his family after Brooke and Bill confront him with the truth about baby Douglas. Steffy warns Quinn to stop meddling in her life, Rick and Katie unite against Ridge, and Wyatt questions if his marriage is valid. Katie struggles with her booze addiction, and Bill is trying not to give into his addiction: Brooke!
Kate hauls Deimos over the coals for developing feelings for Nicole, and Kayla’s illness puts her in grave danger. Kate plans to frame Nicole for Deimos’s murder but he manages to survive Kate’s plot to have him killed off. Rafe’s mom Adriana plays matchmaker, while Hope turns to some important faces from her past – Bo, Larry and Stefano – to help her decide between Aiden and Rafe. Theresa plans a night of romance with Brady, unaware that Summer is into him too, and Nicole realises that Kate framed her for murder. Hope is dreaming up people from her past for a little life advice.
Devon isn’t sure that he can forgive Hilary, while Abby realises that Max’s newly diagnosed brain tumour may explain his recent erratic behaviour. Stitch and Abby decide to let doctors operate to remove Max’s tumour despite the severe risks, and Nick and Phyllis aren’t happy about Summer dating Luca. Victor’s furious when Victoria accuses him of engineering the oil spill from behind bars, and Adam is desperate to get the murder charges against him dropped. Kevin and Dylan are involved in a mystery, and power-hungry Cane goes too far.