Kristen and John continue to toy with each other. For a moment, it looks like Kristen might choose true love over vengeance but a reminder of the child and life she lost hardens her heart.
Kristen gets cold feet about her plan to break Brady's heart and tries to push him away. Brady blames his fiancee's second thoughts on his father. He later declares his commitment to Kristen.
Kristen looks around at the decorations and flowers being set up at the mansion for her wedding the next day, and she grows a little reflective... knowing where this is all going eventually.
Kate realizes she's made a huge mistake when it becomes clear Stefano did not know about her affair with Rafe. Sami and EJ react in disbelief to the news as Stefano storms out.
Rafe is brutally attacked by an unknown assailant and left for dead. Kate is horrified when she finds his lifeless body in the alley.
Rafe tells Nick he now knows why he wants to keep Will from being involved in the baby's life, but never gets out the exact allegations.
Brady nearly catches John and Kristen together in the old secret room, but Kristen manages to cover.
While going through her old wedding things, Kristen is confronted by John. Conflicted about hurting Brady, Kristen nearly decides to confess her revenge plot.
Kristen is blown away when Brady reveals he has begun the adoption process for them.
Nicole happens upon John and sees his angry reaction when she brings up Brady and Kristen's wedding.
EJ has a stunning proposition for Justin - he wants his help to take down Stefano. Justin refuses to do anything illegal, and EJ assures that won't be necessary.
Kate leaves her engagement present - a gun - with Sami, half-joking that she may need it once she's married into the DiMera family. Later, a furious Nick confronts Sami about what she has stolen from him.
Rafe has an explosive encounter with Nick, who is feeling under the gun from Vargas to turn his money into something more. Rafe reacts to his vehemence, curious about what's going on with him.
Carly prompts Bo under hypnosis to remember the night he was almost killed. Hope is positive they are about to finally get answers.