The competition gets underway at Forrester, Steffy leaves, and Hope visits Liam.
At the Malibu house, Steffy and Liam hug and kiss. He tries to talk her out of going to Paris. Steffy says she should go. Liam says her dad may need her, but he does too. Steffy likes that he doesn't want her to go. She decides not to let her father down - it seemed important to him. Liam says he'll miss everything about her. He has a feeling about her - he thinks something is going on. Liam asks again how long she'll be gone. Steffy won't be away any longer than she has to be, but expects Hope to make a move. Liam says he's loyal to her. Steffy doesn't want him not to talk to Hope. She says she's looking forward to their future. Steffy says she'll take her car to the airport - she has a quick stop. They kiss.
At Forrester, Rick tells Hope that Caroline is doing good and her mothers are taking care of her at home. He brings up his lie. She talks about her and Liam being messed with and now he's closer than ever with Steffy. Rick says not to let that stop her. He apologizes for interfering and says he's learned his lesson. Hope says the final hurdle is Steffy, who isn't going anywhere. Rick promises to win back Hope's trust. Thomas appears, and they discuss the absence of Caroline and Steffy. Thomas says Steffy's going to see Ridge. Rick and Thomas agree that after the decision's made they'll all have to pull together. Hope has something to do suddenly and takes off.
In the main Forrester office, Eric, Donna, Pam, Thorne, and Marcus discuss the competition and Eric having to choose between Thomas and Rick. Thorne says it comes down to who wants it more. Pam tells Donna she's making pot roast tonight in case she's thinking of stopping by. Donna says she'd love to, but Pam says it wasn't an invitation. Donna tells Pam she's not the only one who cares about Eric. Thorne, meanwhile, assures Eric his days of wanting to run the company are over. Rick and Thomas join the others. Eric makes a speech that he will still be CEO and whoever wins answers to him.
Hope walks into the Malibu house. "Knock, knock!" Liam awkwardly accepts her cinnamon bagels. They discuss Bill. Liam says Bill is his own worst enemy with family. He realizes she knows Steffy's gone. Hope smiles. "That's why I'm here." He says she didn't waste any time. She tells him she's taking him back.
In her office, Steffy takes a pregnancy test from her purse. After, she looks at the result and flashes to her and Liam discussing having kids. Wide-eyed and teary she gasps, "I'm pregnant."
Spoilers for Next Week on The Bold and the Beautiful:
Eric selects a new president of Forrester Creations.
Steffy is hurt when she sees a close and intimate clinch between Hope and Liam.
Taylor thinks about revealing a secret Steffy told her and thereby breaking a promise.
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