Daniel decides to work things out with Nicole, but he gets a shocking response from her; Serena pressures Eric to movie to Hawaii; Kate tries to convince Will not to write the article about Clyde; Abigail is stung when Chad pushes her away.
Nicole tries to get to the bottom of Serena's secret; Will begins to investigate Clyde; Adrienne and Lucas give in to their feelings, not realizing Justin has returned to Salem; Hope confides in Rafe about her conflicting interests with Aiden.
Paul considers returning to Salem and calls Sonny to get his input; Clyde surprises Will by insisting he write the article about him; Lucas receives an unexpected job offer; Adrienne is stunned to learn what Justin has done regarding their son.
JJ and Paige plan their future together as Eve and Cole conspire further with their plot; Daniel encourages Jennifer to have JJ come clean with Paige; Nicole and Xander get closer; Hope's suggestion ruins a lovely outing with Aiden.
Melanie struggles to figure out her place in Brady's life now that he has a child with Theresa; John and Marlena have a slight thaw when he learns about her traumatic ordeal; Nicole throws Daniel for another loop; Cole causes major trouble for JJ.