Fight Fire With Dynamite.Friday, June 01 2012
Stefano receives a visit from all of his adversaries, while Sami and Lucas try to find Will.
In the Titan offices, Kate shows Ian the projected profit margins. Kate signs for a package and tears it open. "Long awaited divorce papers," she says with an eye roll. Ian reads them and shows Kate that Stefano has put a non-compete clause in the documents, making it impossible for Kate to work for MadWorld. Kate curses and they agree they won't let him get away with it. "I'm going to fight the fire with dynamite," Kate states. Ian suggests they strategize but she says she's going to take 'a walk'. Ian leaves and she takes out a gun.
Sami races after Marlena at the square. Marlena's on a mission and has no time for Sami. Sami grabs her, saying it's about Will, and Marlena's purse drops. Out pops her gun. Sami doesn't notice and Marlena puts it away. Sami accuses her of family not being important to her. Marlena flies off the handle and Sami turns around and leaves.
Lucas tears into Will after finding his gun at the Coffee Bean. Will claims it's EJ's gun and he was on his way to give it back to him. Lucas refuses to give it back so an anxious Will dashes out.
John gazes at his family's photos at home before taking out a gun.
Bo says goodbye to Caroline at the pub before once again taking out the gun strapped to his leg.
At home, Hope looks uptight as she moves from holding her gun to holding a photo Ciara drew of the family. She grabs her gun and raincoat and makes a run for it.
At the mansion, EJ pulls a gun on Stefano. Stefano urges him to put them both out of their misery, or get the hell out of his house forever.
"I'm going to kill you," EJ says.
"Do you think you have it in you?"
"I learned from the best," EJ retorts.
Elvis raises his gun as Stefano says goodnight. EJ blows a few holes in a bouquet of flowers.
Stefano asks, "Feel better?"
"I'll feel better when you're dead in the ground," EJ says. He walks out and Abe shows up from the kitchen with his own gun pointing at Stefano's head. He agrees with EJ, musing that there's a first time for everything. Abe blames Stefano for Lexi dying and Stefano says he'll never forgive himself. Abe drops his gun as his conscience gets in the way. No matter how corrupt Stefano is, Abe can't take him away from his wife or son. Abe leaves his gun behind and stalks off. Later, Stefano turns around to see John waiting for him in his chair. John wants justice. Stefano smirks when he sees John's gun. "Alright, give me the little speech." John's there to make him pay for trying to kill them. Stefano sighs. "Just do it." Later, John runs back into the great room. Stefano's nowhere to be found. John leaves by the glass doors and Stefano returns. Hope arrives to blast Stefano for attempting to kill them. He sips some booze and Hope yells at him. She thinks her daughter will be proud of her for killing Stefano. He reminds Hope she'll be in prison when Ciara's graduating school and getting married. Hope starts to cry and runs off, slamming the door behind her. Stefano shakes his head. "Salut."
Lucas goes home to tell Sami about Will's gun. Lucas put it in a safe at the pub. Sami can't reach EJ to confirm that the gun was his. They agree something's in the air tonight. Even Sami's mom was acting crazy. Sami wants to go get the gun. Lucas says, "It couldn't be more safe. It's in a safe. What could be safer than a safe?" Sami wants to go talk to her father.
Will finds himself at the pier in the rain, alone. He kicks the fence.
John arrives home and throws his gun at the floor while he curses.
EJ turns up at the pub alone, looking pensive. He has a drink and on his way out, sees Ian, who greets him. "Get the hell out of my way," EJ says before brushing past. Sami and Lucas arrive and try contacting Will. Lucas checks the safe. The gun's gone! Lucas thinks Caroline could have found and moved it. He grabs her hand and rushes out.
Abe arrives home shaking and agitated. He calls for Lexi, who doesn't answer, and reads a note from her, telling him she's asleep.
Hope returns home looking off kilter.
Bo walks through the square looking guilty.
There's a montage where Will shows up at the mansion and confronts Stefano for blackmailing him and then Kate, too has her say. Why couldn't he just divorce her? Bo turns up to rant about his reign of terror ending tonight. Will yells about Stefano not thinking twice about destroying his life. Kate pulls a gun, Bo pulls his gun and says they're going to have justice here and now, and then Will picks up Abe's gun. Stefano asks if Kate can deal with the consequences of dealing with what she's about to do. If not, get out. Later, Stefano is enjoying more Grappa when Marlena arrives. He's been expecting her. She slips her hand into her purse and offers to give him insight into his soul. She calls him a bully and tells him he has nothing to give the world. "There will be retribution," she says. He understands. She tells him she pities and despises him before walking out. Stefano laughs. On her way out, Marlena notices Abe's gun and picks it up. Later, John walks back in through the patio doors and notices Abe's gun. He spins it and then sees a light outside so he runs away. It's Bo. He spots Abe's gun and picks it up. Later, EJ arrives home, prepares himself a drink and notices Abe's gun. He picks it up and goes to the window after hearing dogs bark. He leaves the gun on the piano and goes upstairs. Hope lets herself in and finds the gun. She picks it up. Later, Kate finds the gun on the piano and holds it. Later, Stefano's alone when he tells Lexi's photo how sorry he is. He hears something. A shadow moves across the other room as he drinks his Grappa.
Stefano's been shot and lies in a pool of blood.
A figure in white gloves sets down the gun and escapes.
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