Kristen confides in Stefano that she will feel more secure in Brady’s love once they go through the pre-cana process. And once she is certain Brady’s love is for real, she will finally destroy the flash drive containing the video of her having sex with Eric. Unbeknownst to Kristen, Nicole overhears her say she will destroy the one thing that could ruin her relationship with Brady. Meanwhile, Victor meets with Marlena and gives her a device that will get past Kristen’s password lock and download her call log onto the drive. The hitch – Marlena must once again get her hands on Kristen’s cell. Later, Marlena has Nicole pretend to be drunk and get into a fight with Kristen. While no one is looking, Marlena reaches into Kristen’s purse, but accidentally drops the drive inside – just as Kristen turns around and catches Marlena with her purse. Earlier, Nicole urges Victor to work with her to bring down Kristen but he refuses. Also, Marlena confronts Eric, frustrated that he might end up marrying Brady and Kristen. They get around to talking about his mysterious illness, and Marlena suggests hypnosis to help him remember what happened to him that night. But Eric decides to question Nicole again – and off her conversation with Father Matt, she avoids the subject. Later, Brady arrives, asking Eric if he and Kristen can begin pre-cana today. Both men think it odd when Eric mentions that Nicole is avoiding talking about the night he got sick. Justin is able to get JJ released and also get the charges down to a misdemeanor. Once Jennifer takes her son home, she tries to lay down the law – but JJ threatens to leave for good. Abigail if furious when she realizes Theresa was buying drugs from her brother. Later, Theresa, desperate for money, helps herself to the hospital P.R. discretionary fund.