Bill and Katie’s first encounter since their divorce isn’t as awkward as expected when Katie gives her ex permission to marry her sister Brooke. Eric is out of his coma and he’s shocked to learn what happened with Quinn while he was unconscious. Ridge wants Eric to take power of attorney away from Quinn, while Brooke and Ridge kiss – but then he nudges Brooke to marry Bill to try save Forrester from power-hungry Quinn. Steffy reconciles with Wyatt, despite still having feelings for Liam, and Donna is back in town for a big event.
Orpheus hides bombs in the Brady Pub, straps an explosive device to Jennifer and then holds Jen, Hope and Marlena hostage. John steps in to save the day but after a tense hostage negotiation in Horton Town Square, it’s JJ who ends up shot and with his life hanging in the balance. John and Steve stop Orpheus, Anne is developing feelings for Lucas, and Maggie’s doctor thinks that her illness is psychosomatic. Theresa shocks Brady with the truth about Deimos, while old flames resurface for both Abe and Paul, which is great for Abe but terrible timing for Paul.
Jill’s meddling continues when she warns Billy and Victoria that it’s vital that they learn to get along with each other again. Jack is blinded by his plans for revenge and shocks his sister Ashley with how vindictive he’s become. Victor confronts his latest enemy, while Kevin is kept busy fixing his botched friendship with Mariah and his rekindled romance with Chloe. And is Sharon paranoid or spot-on about feeling that she’s being watched by someone?
Lucas’s love life is about to get very complicated. Could this be the start of another Salem love triangle?