At Cheatin’ Heart, Philip gets news that Social Services won’t give them joint custody of Parker. Chloe takes it hard and whines about being a terrible mother. He assures her everything will be fine and goes to see a lawyer. Kate waltzes in and chastises Chloe for being a barfly when she should be taking care of her grandson. Chloe asks, "Or else what? Did you save that brownie recipe?" She throws her martini at Kate.
Lexi freaks out after learning Theo and Ciara ran away. Lexi blames Ciara for the whole thing, causing Hope to cry. Lexi apologizes and they try to sort things out. Roman arrives at Bope's with an update. They’ve had no luck finding them so Lexi goes to the hospital with Abe to see if any kids were brought in.
Taylor is surprised that the secret Faye started to tell her was about Rafe. They agree to keep it quiet. They look at a group photo of themselves with Faye and Nicole needs to sit down when reality hits. "We’re going to Chicago to bury our mother," she says, numbly. Taylor goes off and Nicole sees an apparition of Faye and asks for guidance. Faye always told her EJ is a bastard and he’s capable of anything, she says, causing Nicole to think EJ got rid of Rafe.
At the loft, EJ asks RoboRafe why his wife was there. RoboRafe accuses him of being jealous. EJ shoves Robo against the wall, demanding to know why she was there. Robo says she simply wanted to give condolences to Rafe.
Theo rants to Ciara that he wants to go home, but Ciara says the truck took them far away, so they can’t leave. Besides, if they go home, her parents will divorce. Theo just wants his mommy and daddy. Ciara gets a call again from Hope but refuses to answer and asks Theo not to either. She refuses to listen to the messages, too. Ciara stumbles over something and falls, hitting her head on a rock. Theo wails.
Will and Maggie look at photos of Allie in Hong Kong. Will misses her and Lucas. Gabi drops by and learns Sami’s off with Johnny and Syd. She blames Rafe’s new behavior. Taylor shows up and Maggie gives her condolences. She wishes Taylor had somebody by her side to see her through. Outside, Bo calls and leaves a message for Ciara to come home. They run home, thinking they’ve missed clues.
EJ meets Stefano on the pier and they ponder what Nicole will do if she knows what they’ve done. He looks for advice. Stefano thinks they need to kill two birds with one stone. They call RoboRafe down to the pier and give him a new identity. Stefano suggests he say goodbye to Sami’s family to make it look real. The impostor stalks off.
Lexi and Abe rush into the hospital after Roman told them two kids were admitted. They learn from Maxine that they’re siblings, so Lexi breathes a sigh of relief.
Stefano and EJ arrive home and see Nicole talking to herself. She says she was talking to her mother. It brings her comfort. They hug, Stefano goes off, and Nic thanks EJ for his compassion. It’s as though he is grieving for Faye, too. He claims he is. Their talk turns to bickering and Nicole accuses him of thinking Taylor’s a better person than her. Taylor arrives.
RoboRafe goes to the loft and downs a beer. He ignores Stefano and EJ’s demands that he say goodbye to Sami’s family and takes his bag full of money and leaves, bumping into Gabi and Will.
Bo and Hope arrive home and check Ciara’s email. They find emails to Theo, planning their runaway. Lexi and Abe arrive.
Salem Spoilers For The Next Days of our Lives:
"Drink yourself into oblivion Chloe," Mel tells her.
"We're looking for Ciara and Theo my way. Not yours, mine," Bo tells everyone.