Brady learns of Madi's death, Sami and EJ get amorous, and Daniel comes to a realization.
EJ kisses Sami at Stefano's safe house, tired of delaying the inevitable. They make-out for a while but Sami tells him this is wrong. EJ thinks Lucas is a distraction and thinks Lucas knows this. Sami argues that she has feelings for Lucas and didn't follow EJ to fall into bed with him. They start kissing again on the sofa until EJ's computer starts beeping. They come up for breath and EJ starts reading a code Stefano created on his computer. His contact has information that could clear his name! EJ has to meet him. Alone. Sami worries and EJ likes it. They kiss before he goes. Sami looks at photos of the kids and spills coffee on her outfit so changes into the dress while somebody tries to get in. Suddenly, Rafe appears behind her.
Nicole wakes up, startled and happy to find Daniel at her bedside in the hospital. It's a dream. In another room, Maxine tends to Melanie's wounds. Maggie finds her granddaughter and rushes into her arms. They were all so worried. Chad says Andrew needs to be held responsible for what he did. If he ever got his hands on him... Melanie tells them what it was like being held by Andrew. Why did he kidnap her? Gabi flashes to talking to Andrew and Roman arrives. He tells them the gas leak has been contained. Back in Nicole's room, Father Matt makes an appearance. Nicole updates him about her baby and lies that it's not EJ's. In another room, Roman asks for Melanie's statement. They leave the room and Gabi stews. Maggie finds Daniel at the nurse's desk. He's bitter about Melanie's kidnapping and blames himself for not paying enough attention to his daughter. What he was doing while Melanie was kidnapped was unforgivable.
In Madison's hotel room, Brady asks Kate where Madison is. Kate tells Brady she's sorry and hugs him. He demands to know what happened. He thinks he could have stopped this from happening. Kate explains that she was gone before the paramedics got there. She was in front of a window that imploded. She blames Ian. Brady wants to go after him but John walks in and stops Kate. If she wants revenge on Ian, she can do it herself. He throws her out but before she goes, she tells Brady that Madison professed her love for him before she died. Brady tries to get by John to get to Ian but John says Madison's death was an accident. Brady screams that he wants to kill Ian. "Can't I kill the guy?" John begs him to let it go for Madison's sake. Brady calms some but feels guilty.
In Nicole's room, Father Matt learns that Nicole had an epiphany tonight. The one thing that mattered to her has been in front of her eyes the whole time. In another room, Melanie tells Roman her story while Gabi breaks down in front of Chad. She blames herself. She's a horrible person! Chad hugs her. At the nurse's station, Maggie tells Daniel off for beating himself off. Daniel admits he has been using Nicole. Pushing her into an intense commitment because he doesn't like being alone. He decides he's not that guy anymore. In her room, Nicole tells Father Matt that she gave a man mixed signals and is done with playing games. He leaves and she decides to tell Daniel how she feels. In another room, Gabi admits she could have stopped this but didn't. At the nurse's desk, Daniel tells his mom he wants to be a man his daughter is proud of. Maggie is already proud. They hug. He goes to check on Nicole, who can leave at the end of the day. Nicole is about to discuss their relationship when Dr. Knapp walks in to tell Nicole she doesn't need bed rest anymore during this pregnancy. She also has to abstain from "any sexual activity whatsoever." She leaves and Nicole calls it a "buzzkill." Daniel tries to let Nicole down gently but she stops him. In Melanie's room, she stops Gabi from confessing and Chad leaves. Melanie is about to help a patient for Maxine when she realizes it's Andrew.
Kate finds Lucas at the Coffee Bean. He turns down her request to help with the kids and they wonder how Sami will be able to get out of jail time for aiding and abetting. Lucas is ready to stop letting Sami drag him under the bus. He's done with protecting her. Done with her, even though he wants the best for her. Kate's happy to hear.
EJ wanders the woods waiting for his contact until someone hits him over the head, knocking him out.
EJ wakes up to find he's a prisoner of Ian.
Bo and Hope find Stefano alive!
Nicole is ready to declare her love.
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