A hero's life hangs in the balance and a mother fights for strength.
Shocking discoveries abound in Salem.
It's a week of big decisions for the citizens of Salem.
Gabi and Sonny are on the run - until Gabi makes a shocking announcement.
While Jensen threatens Nick and Gabi, Will and Sonny watch from the shadows.
Kristen and Brady make an important decision that could have serious repercussions.
Sami's busy at work planning Nick and Gabi's wedding!
Jennifer confesses her love for Daniel, but he's convinced it's just the drugs.
Will hides as Jensen and Nick discuss the horrifying details of what Jensen did to Nick in prison. Will finally attacks Jensen, but Jensen gets the upper hand and shoots him.
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.
Jennifer is devastated when Chloe answers the door to Daniel’s hotel room, and she sees Daniel passed out, half-naked in bed. Believing they had sex, Jennifer runs off in tears. She later confesses to Maggie that her relationship with Daniel is completely over. Even though Jennifer does not provide any details about what happened, Maggie encourages her niece to talk to Daniel. Jennifer heads back to the hotel room, where she almost finds the bottle of Nancy’s sleeping pills that Chloe used to drug Daniel. Meanwhile, Daniel is roused out of his stupor, and he meets with Chloe to clarify that while he feels badly for having been brutally honest with her earlier, he still believes her kissing him was completely inappropriate. If she pulls a stunt like that again, he will cut off all contact with her. A dejected Chloe starts to leave the town square when she hears Daniel run into Jennifer. Daniel reaches out to Jennifer but is met with a resounding slap to the face – much to Chloe’s delight. Kristen tries to break the ice between Stefano and Brady but it’s a slow thaw. EJ arrives and Stefano asks his son to move back into the mansion. However, EJ isn’t quite ready to do that, especially since he doesn’t want to rock the boat with Sami. Meanwhile, Kristen and Brady make love. Later, Kristen slips downstairs while Brady sleeps and confesses to Stefano that she flirted with John as part of her plan for revenge. She’s about to tell Stefano more about her endgame as Brady comes down the stairs… will he hear the truth? Rafe catches Lucas and Sami in the Salem PD evidence room. He assumes they are looking to dig up dirt on Nick, not realizing they are there to destroy any evidence linking Will to EJ’s shooting. Rafe lets them off with a warning, and later Sami and Lucas regroup, bemoaning the fact that Nick can still blackmail Will into giving up his parental rights. After Lucas leaves, Sami starts to suggest to EJ that they tell Rafe what Nick is doing but EJ strongly points out they cannot trust Rafe to protect Will.