Will tears into Nick for being homophobic. Meanwhile, Kate tries to get Sonny to reveal what’s going on with Will so she can help. When that doesn’t work, she tries to trick Will into spilling but is thwarted. Gabi expresses concern about Nick not dealing with his prison memories, first to Rafe, then to Nick himself. But Nick assures his bride-to-be that it’s all in the past and looks forward to a happy future. EJ and Sami plot to get rid of Nick – first ruling out murder, then deciding instead to destroy the evidence implicating Will and set Nick up to have his parole revoked. Their scheming acts as an aphrodisiac, and they make love yet again. Eric and Hope offer Vargas a place in the prison release program, which will ease his reentry into society. Alone, Vargas looks forward to getting out, so he can make Nick pay. Nicole almost confides her feelings for Eric to Chloe, who has come under the guise of mending fences. However, she’s really only interested in pumping Nicole for info on how to get Jennifer away from Daniel. Nicole catches on and is furious – even more so when Chloe flirts with Eric. Later, Eric gently presses Nicole to bare her troubled soul to him.