Vivienne warns Nicole to be cautious of Sasha, Rick is excited about his hostile takeover plans, and Brooke’s overwhelmed with guilt over her affair with Bill and how much she’s hurting her sister Katie. Steffy and Rick are suspicious of Ridge, while Brooke and Bill are almost caught having sex. When forced to choose between Liam and Wyatt, Steffy makes the surprising decision to stay with Wyatt, and Caroline is forced to mediate between Ridge and Thomas in their ongoing war and later she comes up with a clever solution to their tricky situation.
Nicole scrambles to prove that she didn’t kill Deimos, much to Kate’s glee. Paul must decide whether to join his father John and Steve’s Black Patch agency, while Ciara rejects Theo – again. Lucas and Adrienne are more in love than ever, Belle isn’t happy having Nicole for a client, Chloe and Deimos bond, and crazy Abigail escapes the mental institution. Andre agrees to help Aiden get Hope back but it will come at a price, and there’s panic at the police station when a strange man named Monahan confesses to murdering Stefano.
Phyllis and Billy’s romantic getaway is interrupted by Jack, who wants everyone to move on from the whole Marco issue but that’s going to be easier said than done, especially for Phyllis. Victoria’s new man Travis inadvertently makes Billy jealous, Hilary keeps her illness a secret, and Mariah is worried about Sharon’s mental state. A triumphant Nikki tells Victor that their divorce is about to be finalised and that she regrets wasting so many years with him, but Victor responds with threats of revenge against the family who testified against him. Victoria’s got man trouble – who should she be with?