At the square, Nicole spots Eric Brady. Maxine waylays Nicole to discuss Jenn just as Eric jogs off. Nicole searches for him and flashes to the day he left town, and gave her a passionate kiss. Nearby at Mandalay, Rafe gets Sami's message and sees Sami's face in his server.
Kristen meets EJ at the coffee shop. She pauses when she sees Marlena walk in. She has a proposition for him. Marlena interrupts. She tells EJ to run. She knows what Kristen's up to. She and Kristen get into it. "You need to back off," Marlena says as John arrives. He escorts Marlena away. "What did she do to you?" Marlena says she came in and there she was. John drags her out. EJ calls that impressive. He hasn't seen Marlena that upset in a long time. Kristen calls the doc imbalanced. EJ assumes that's the plan. She tells him about the 'coincidence' that she and John were stranded on Smith Island together. EJ smirks. Kristen wants EJ to take over at CW as Sami's boss in order to move things along with Sami. EJ's torn, knowing he will have to be on speaking terms with Stefano. EJ likes his bitter and estranged relationship. Kristen reminds EJ Stefano's not going to be around forever.
Will and Sonny kiss tenderly at Sonny's. They move to the bed. They make love and bask in the afterglow. They agree it was perfect and start kissing again. Will feels secure in his own skin for the first time ever. Sonny thinks they're exactly where they belong. Later, they eat chips and talk about Will's job with EJ. He doesn't miss the perks and prefers what he has now. They kiss some more.
At the hospital, Cameron tells a shocked Gabi she's pregnant. Sami grins. "That's some news, huh?" Gabi's in shock. Sami promises she'll be okay. "That's what happens when you use birth control. It's not foolproof," Sami says. Rafe calls and they ignore it. Gabi cries that Rafe will be disappointed. Sami agrees to stay silent. She leaves the room to call Rafe and make up a story. She urges Nick to go do his errands and she'll stay with Gabi. Cameron heads back to see Gabi. She's a mess. He tells her she's about 12 weeks along. Gabi's confused momentarily and then flashes to sex with Will. Her mouth drops. Sami heads in and Gabi almost tells her Will's the father. She says she can't have the baby. Sami reminds her the father has rights - she should know. She thinks Nick will handle it better than Gab thinks. Cameron returns after Sami leaves. He hands her the name of an OBGYN and sends her home.
Marlena and John walk through the park and disagree that Kristen's manipulating them. Marlena assumes Kristen's having John followed and thinks if anything happens to her or their family it'll be on him.
Nicole returns to the square wondering who knows Eric's here. She's down to her last resort and calls Marlena, who is at her office. Marlena thinks she's calling for counselling and can't do it. She offers to find someone for her and Nicole becomes frustrated and hangs up. She considers who else to call when she spots him again. She runs after him.
Kristen walks into John's office to say she is stepping down at CW in order to put Marlena's mind at rest. No strings. He thanks her.
Nick returns to the pub, errands finished. He asks Eddie for ten more minutes and runs to call Gabi. Nicole arrives. She finds Eric.
EJ walks through the park and calls Stefano. The call comes as a pleasant surprise. He tells him he's going to replace Kristen as CEO of CW and hears EJ and Kristen are getting along. Stefano's glad EJ can forgive her past mistakes. EJ gives himself a pep talk. "I can do this!"
Sami bumps into Rafe at the cafe. She's stressed over all the emails that built up while she was with Gabi. He asks her about the message she left. She brushes it off. He's insistent.
Sonny and Will start kissing again at Sonny's when Gabi starts pounding at the door. Will opens the door and she realizes what she's interrupting.
Brady goes off on Kristen.
Brady finds Kristen at the board meeting at the church.