John offers an olive branch to Brady and Kristen, inviting them to dinner. Brady continues to question his father’s sincerity. Later, Kristen finds Marlena and rubs the dinner in her face, knowing she has not been invited. Alone, Brady tells Kristen he believes John still has feelings for her, while Marlena deduces John must be planning to destroy Kristen. Sami is stunned EJ wants her to move into the mansion. EJ says it’s her choice, but if she wants to bury Nick (with Stefano’s help), it’s a choice she may have to make. Later, she reels hearing Brady moved in with Kristen, and EJ suggests she and Kristen could be friends. Sami has a fantasy about the possibility, but then it turns into a nightmare. It’s Nick and Gabi’s big day, and Caroline gives Gabi the something old she needs. Preparing for the wedding at the Horton house, Jennifer tells Hope she doesn’t want to talk about Daniel. Later, Nick tells Rafe he will do everything to love and protect and honor Rafe’s little sister. The justice of the peace arrives, and Nick and Gabi are married. While Nick is on cloud nine, he has no idea his former prison-mate, Vargas, has just been released. Nicole is appalled when she learns Eric has invited an ex-convict to live at the church. Despite her pleading, it falls on deaf ears. Later, she appeals to Father Matt and Caroline, but sees it’s a lost cause for now.