Nicole walks in on Kristen’s meltdown in Eric’s office. Kristen covers and makes a quick exit. Later, a frustrated Jennifer confronts Kristen about talking to Daniel about her. She wants her friend to butt out. Sincere Kristen warns Jennifer not to make the same mistakes with Daniel that Kristen made with Brady – don’t throw love away. As she talks about what Brady meant to her, Brady moves up and stops jogging long enough to eavesdrop. He’s affected by Kristen’s words, and once they move off, he strips down to cool off in the lake. When he comes back for his clothes, he runs into a returning Kristen. Daniel arrives at the rectory to discuss Eric’s blood tests. Protective Nicole wants to stay but Eric would prefer to talk to his doctor in private. Once she leaves, Daniel admits the blood work revealed nothing incriminating. However, Daniel’s strong suspicion is that Eric was deliberately poisoned and that someone worked hard to cover their tracks. Kayla and Maxine work on stabilizing Rafe as Abe and Kate are shuffled out of the room. After getting Rafe’s vitals back to normal, Kayla explains her theory that Rafe, while in his coma, somehow came to believe that Sami tried to shoot him because she was talking to him in the moments before she shot Bernardi. Later, Gabi visits her disoriented brother and shows him a picture of his brand-new niece. Nick and Gabi share a bittersweet moment as he presents her with annulment papers. Later, he meets up with Kate, who admits she owes him for the formula he gave her – it is very promising.