UNLUCKY IN LOVE
Meet Salem’s perpetual bachelor
Poor Lucas! Every time it looks as if the guy is going to finally find love, fate kicks him in the… let’s go with hear t . This year, Lucas seemed to finally have found happiness with Chloe, who then went and got herself kidnapped. Even after she was rescued, Lucas had to deal with the child he’d accidentally conceived with Bonnie (long story). But even the joy of being a dad again was taken from him when it turned out Baby Bonbon was actually the child Mimi’d had following a one-nighter with Rex behind the back of his would-be bride, Sarah! Lucas wound up leaving behind Salem — and Chloe — and we were left hoping he has better romantic luck elsewhere!
Island cabin. They returned to share the news with everyone gathered for the big wedding Julie had planned; however, having overheard Ciara telling Tripp about Rafe’s indiscretion with Sami, a concerned Claire blurted it out to her grandmother. Devastated by Rafe’s betrayal, Hope left town and had annulment papers drawn up, although she and her husband later reconciled. Once a few misconceptions were cleared up, Eric and Jennifer began dating again. She found out from Eve that Nicole had killed Deimos and that Brady had used the info to blackmail her into dumping Eric. Although engaged to Eric, Jen eventually told him the truth and returned his ring. Eric chased after Nicole, only to discover she’d been blackmailed into marrying Xander! Nicole’s plot to free herself by murdering Xander backfired, resulting in her own tragic death, leaving Eric to consider raising Holly. Lani decided to let JJ think the baby she’d conceived with Eli was his. Alas, the big secret came out when Lani testified during Gabi’s murder trial. Valerie took a job out of town, but she and Abe — who was setting off sparks with Sheila — agreed to try and sustain a long-distance relationship.