Sami starts to open up to EJ, and just as it looks like she might forgive him, Johnny rushes in and inadvertently reminds her of EJ’s affair. EJ tries to stop Sami from shutting down but it’s too late. Later, Will strongly warns his mother to back off Abigail but she refuses. Things get heated to the point where she slaps him. Will leaves angry as Sami insists she will not stop until she destroys Abigail. Earlier, Will tells Sonny he agreed to write the magazine article about his mom and EJ. They later meet up with Abigail, and Will is horrified to learn how Sami has been going after her. He storms off to confront his mom while Abigail maintains with Sonny she must take responsibility for what happened. Earlier, Abigail reels from Ben’s confession about his family. Ben takes off to track down Clyde and Jordan and finds Jordan shaken up by her encounter. Rafe arrives, wanting to talk but Ben gives Jordan an excuse to leave. Earlier, Kate is forced to admit she was seeking revenge on Stefano on Rafe’s behalf. Rafe realizes Kate’s feelings for him may be deeper than he thought but she insists she only considers him a dear friend. Rafe heads out to tell Jordan about his affair with Kate. Hope’s plans to get away from Salem (and Aiden) hit a snag when Ciara invites Chase and Aiden to join them on their vacation. Hope and Aiden pull themselves out of the awkward situation but their attraction is clear. Hope and Ciara head out of town while Aiden darkens when Chase mentions wanting to visit his mom’s beach house.