Sonny and Will witness Jensen abducting Gabi and Nick at gunpoint. They follow them to Smith Island where Jensen ties up the husband and wife in an abandoned warehouse.
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.
After speaking with Maggie, Brady tracks down John and warns him to stop bothering Kristen. He accuses his father of still having feelings for her. Meanwhile, Kristen gets down and dirty to find the photo of her and Sy before Brady can see it. She doesn’t realize Ciara has discovered the photo and is carrying it around. Hope knows Ciara is missing Bo but has great news – he’s finally coming home! Later, Ciara spots Brady and Kristen and contemplates showing them the picture. Abe asks Cameron if he can spend more time with Theo but Cameron reluctantly says he’s too busy at the moment. Later, Cameron runs into Abigail and she tries to apologize for accidentally tipping off Anne about his stripping but he remains frosty with her. Later, Abigail is horrified when she learns Anne is one step closer to getting Cameron fired. Vargas and Nicole begin to make love… in the rectory office!
Kristen determines that Brady has not seen the picture of her and Sy. She heads back to the Kiriakis mansion to see if it’s there. She encounters Victor, who barely hides his disdain. Kristen can’t find the envelope and as she wonders where it could be, Ciara picks it up at the coffee house and puts it in her backpack. Meanwhile, Brady is disturbed when Maggie informs him of the significance of the gift John gave Kristen. Earlier, Hope urges John to make amends with Marlena, but he is too focused on his plan to win back his son. Will, T, Chad, Sonny and Brian bond after a game of basketball. Will gets tired of Brian’s flirtation with Sonny and confronts him. Sonny also puts Brian on notice, and Brian finally backs off. Later, Caroline sees Sonny and Will kiss and voices her approval. Cameron thanks Chad for coming to his rescue at the club but he wants him and Abigail to butt out. Later, Abigail and Chad try to protect Cameron from Anne but she is determined to expose his secret life as a stripper.
Chloe, full of regret, informs Daniel and Jennifer she is leaving town to get her head straight. She asks Daniel to watch Parker while she’s gone and then apologizes for her actions. She later says goodbye to Anne, who is sorry to see her friend go. Anne is still determined to bring down Jennifer. Meanwhile, Daniel tells Jennifer he wants to pick up where they left off. Victor, Brady and Kristen are about to open the envelope from Sy but are interrupted. Brady later takes the envelope – along with other proposals – to the coffee house, where he runs into Marlena. Seeing how despondent she is about John, he reaches out to her and asks if she would like to help him go through the art selections… Meanwhile, Stefano informs Kristen that Sy is still in town and offers to take care of him. Earlier, John gets in touch with Marlena. She’s hopeful but he only wants her key to their shared storage unit – and once he takes it, she’s left alone, heartbroken. Later, John shows up on Kristen’s doorstep with a gift. Nicole and Vargas are about to kiss, but she pulls away when she realizes Sami is nearby. Sami meets Vargas, then after sharing a few barbs with Nicole, she goes. Vargas learns from Nicole that the baby Gabi is carrying isn’t Nick’s but Will’s. Vargas tries to resume the kiss but Nicole now has second thoughts, suggesting it’s a bad idea for them to get involved since they work together. EJ buys out the Brady Pub for the day and has Caroline lure Sami there for a romantic lunch. Sami is stunned when EJ asks her to marry him.
Daniel tricks Jennifer into coming home and reveals he knows all about Chloe’s blackmail. Later, Chloe arrives and tells them she’s made a decision that will affect them all. Earlier, Chloe pays Nicole a visit, saying she knows Nicole was the one who led Daniel to the truth. Kristen confides in Stefano about Sy but she believes she’s taken care of the problem. She later meets with Brady and Victor to look at art proposals for Titan. She and Victor have a tense exchange. Later, they prepare to open the envelope anonymously sent from Sy, not realizing the picture of Kristen paying him off is inside. Sami approaches Rafe, upset that Kate made things worse by trying to trick Gabi into signing those custody papers. Kate arrives and defends herself. Once Sami leaves, Kate and Rafe try to reconcile but he inadvertently insults her and she storms off. At the rectory, Vargas helps Nicole with some work, and the two grow close. They are about to kiss as Sami arrives outside the door…