As Eric struggles to remember his dream of forbidden acts with a mystery woman, Kristen finds herself closer to getting back what she wants – Brady's love. Brady declares his trust in Kristen – and wants to take her away to reconnect. However, she lovingly turns him down due to her commitment to working with Eric and the children at the school. Daniel appears at the rectory and challenges Nicole about the absence of a man in her life. When Eric comes in, Nicole ducks out and ends up taking her frustration out on JJ. Eric counsels Daniel to look for signs in his life to help him resolve his conflict with Jennifer - and Daniel seizes upon Parker's birth certificate as a tool to bridge the gap between him and the woman he loves. As Jennifer warns her son he has no say about her love life, JJ declares their family connection to be a farce – and when Daniel shows up at the door, JJ tells his mother she has to choose between her son and the man she loves. Abigail and Chad grow closer and end up kissing. Later, Abigail demands to know why Cameron is pushing her into Chad’s arms… Justin breaks the news to Sami that jury selection did not go well. Despondent Sami ponders the possibility of life in prison, while a suspicious Justin warns EJ not to operate outside the law to help Sami – which in the end will only seal her fate. Meanwhile, Sami meets with Melinda – and seems ready to trade EJ's freedom for her own.