Cautiously Optimistic

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Kayla eavesdrops as Carly begs Sister Anne to keep her secret, Nathan tells Melanie he'll never hurt her, and Sami defends Will to EJ.

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At Rafe's place, Gabriella asks Sami and Rafe why they're worried about Will speaking to Arianna. Rafe says he needs to get a hold of Arianna. Gabriella leaves as Sami tries to call Will.


In front of the pub, Will pleads with Arianna to keep Sami's secret as EJ arrives. Arianna runs into the street and a crash is heard. Later, Bo arrives and questions Will and EJ. They explain a car hit Arianna and drove off. From the stretcher, Arianna tries to tell EJ something. The paramedics wheel Arianna away. Sami calls Will and he tells her about Arianna's accident. Sami turns to Rafe and tells him about Arianna. Rafe takes the phone and Will tells him he's sorry.


At the hospital, Sister Anne reprimands Carly for lying about Chloe's identity as Kayla overhears. Across the room, Nathan asks Maxine if Melanie is scheduled to work, and she tells him Melanie is in tomorrow. Nathan checks his phone and tells himself he's done trying to reach Melanie to apologize.


Melanie arrives at Stephanie's apartment and asks her to keep Chloe's secret. Melanie explains that Chloe had a paternity test and Daniel's the father. Stephanie agrees not to say anything. Melanie's surprised that Stephanie is cooperating. Stephanie asks how she and Philip are doing. Melanie says they're great and asks the same of her and Nathan. Stephanie says they're both happy as Nathan arrives. He asks Melanie what she's doing there. Stephanie excuses herself and Melanie apologizes to Nathan for saying mean things to him when she found out the truth. Nathan says he cares about her and was trying to protect her. Melanie says she understands, and is keeping Chloe's secret to protect Daniel. She asks Nathan not to tell anyone, and Nathan promises. He adds that he'll never hurt her. Stephanie returns and Melanie leaves. Nathan feels horrible about lying to Melanie. Stephanie assures him everything's fine.


Carly follows Sister Anne to the lake and begs her not to tell Daniel. Kayla follows and eavesdrops as Carly explains that she helped Chloe because it was her fault that Chloe was manipulated into having the affair. Sister Anne scolds Carly's immoral actions, but Carly begs her to think about Daniel and Chloe's baby. Sister Anne asks Carly to leave. When Carly goes, Kayla emerges and sees that Sister Anne is holding a clipping of Daniel and Chloe's wedding. Sister Anne asks Kayla to reschedule. When she leaves, Kayla wonders if Carly changed the paternity results.

The paramedics bring Arianna to the hospital and into the operating room. Rafe, Will, and EJ arrive. Rafe asks Will why Arianna ran into the street. Sami arrives and Rafe walks off to take a call from Gabriella. Sami asks Will what happened, and he blames himself for Arianna's accident. Sami admits that she confessed to Arianna, and she got it on tape. Will says EJ was there and wonders if Arianna told him the truth. Will says Bo is questioning him.


In another room, Bo takes EJ's statement as Will and Sami enter. EJ tells Bo to question Will even though he'd lie. Sami scolds EJ for making accusations against Will. EJ asks what Will said to Arianna to make her run into traffic. Maxine arrives and says Arianna's out of surgery.

In the hall, Rafe fills Gabriella in on Arianna's accident as Lexi returns. Sami, Will, Bo, and EJ return and Lexi announces that Arianna is recovering. Bo and EJ ask to see Arianna, but Lexi restricts visitors to family only. She takes Rafe and Gabriella to see Arianna. EJ warns Bo to keep Will and Sami away from Arianna. Bo, Sami, and Will walk off. EJ grabs Will and warns him that Arianna will tell him everything.

In Arianna's room, Rafe and Gabriella tell Arianna they love her. Rafe asks Gabriella to call their mom. Rafe recalls his argument with Arianna and tells her they'll make it through this.


Back out in the hall, Bo asks Sami about her fight with Arianna, and Sami says it was just sisters-in-law arguing. Will explains that he was just asking Arianna about the fight when she ran off. Bo warns them he'll interview Arianna when she wakes up, and leaves. Sami and Will hope that no one finds the camera. A cop brings Arianna's purse and Bo tells her to leave it with a nurse. Lexi tells Bo to question Arianna later. EJ tells Lexi he needs to see Arianna because she may have the evidence he needs to get his children back. Bo tells the cop to call when Arianna wakes. Bo tells Sami and Will to call him if they want to add to their statements. He leaves as Sami recalls her fight with Arianna. Maxine puts Arianna's purse under the desk. Sami tells Will they need to get the camera from the purse. Will pretends he's a hurt student and asks Maxine for an ice-pack. When Maxine goes to get one, Sami sorts through the purse. The cop catches her and Sami explains she's Arianna's sister-in-law and wants to keep her purse. Maxine says she can't take it without Arianna's consent. The cop tells Maxine that Arianna's things were scattered by the pub. Sami tells Will she's going to check the pub for the camera. Sami tells Rafe she's going to check on the kids. A doctor tells Rafe that Arianna's condition isn't stable yet.

Bo meets Carly in front of the pub and tells her about Arianna's accident. Bo thinks Will and Sami are involved and covering for each other. Carly says family has to look out for each other.

EJ enters Arianna's room. She opens her eyes and mumbles that she has to tell him something.


Salem Spoilers for Monday's Days of Our Lives:

Maggie asks Nicole, "Now, do you want to tell me the truth?"

Vivian asks Victor, "Does that mean you'll let me out?"

EJ tells Rafe, "If she dies in there, that's on you," and they fight.

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