Daniel works on Chad, and his friends and family wander around the hospital worrying.
At the hospital, Maxine tells Will and Sonny there's no news yet on Chad. Feeling helpless, Sonny gets an idea. Near the hub, Jennifer comforts a scared Abigail while Sami tells Kristen she blames Stefano for Chad's shooting. EJ watches his father unseen at the chapel while Stefano blames himself and begs God to keep his son alive. In the OR, Daniel continues to work on Chad, refusing to call the time of death. Eventually, Chad's monitors beep. EJ goes to Sami. If Chad makes it, he'll understand what the price of being a DiMera is. Sami suggests he speak to Kristen, who is beside herself with fear. EJ can only ponder why Chad stepped in front of the gun for him.
Sonny and Will walk through the park to the club to make sandwiches for family. The detectives allow them to use the kitchen and bar. Sonny can't believe his best friend took a bullet for EJ. Hope and Roman arrive as Will and Sonny go. They take in the blood on the cake and Roman says that could have been Sami's. He should have went to the engagement party. Roman hasn't given up on getting Sami to reconsider the marriage.
Sami's stopped by a nurse who tells her she knows how she's feeling since she has been through this before. Kristen goes to the chapel when EJ says that's where their father is. Nearby, Jenn tells Abby she doesn't need to hear every detail of her daughter's life but notes she hasn't been there for her. Abby sings Chad's praises and says they had sex. Kristen goes to the chapel and hears Stefano confess about how he ditched Kate when he should have forgiven her and how it was he who pushed her into Rafe's bed, which started a chain of events that gave him nothing. "Samantha's right. At this point, all my power is useless." He barters with God and Kristen quietly leaves. Stefano can't lose another child. Back in the OR, Daniel uses the paddles on Chad. Sami tells EJ by the hub, she'd take a bullet for Eric and is sure EJ would have for Chad. EJ admits he blackmailed Chad to move into the mansion in order to make Stefano happy. Sami says he didn't seem that miserable about it. In the OR, Cameron is in awe of Daniel when Chad's heart starts beating again. Sonny and Will return. Kristen has kind words for Abigail. Hope and Roman arrive and Daniel and Cameron tell the family Chad made it through surgery but the bullet did damage. He'll be in pain for a while. EJ kisses Sami and shakes Daniel's hand and gives Cameron his gratitude. Cameron can't hurt Abby, so decides to keep Chad's secret. EJ runs to tell Stefano the news and they head back to the hub. A nurse finds Cameron and hands over Chad's chart while Abby visits an unconscious Chad. She cries and Cameron overhears her call Chad the sweetest and most generous man. She spots Cam and hugs him for saving her beau. She goes. Stefano finds Kristen and hugs her. Kristen and EJ later sit by Chad's side. Kristen tells Chad she loves him and EJ tells his brother he'll never forget what he did. Outside, Roman tells Sami Marge could have killed her or EJ or their kids. He reminds her of spending time in witness protection and tells her to think long and hard about marrying him. "Is this really the life you want?" In his room, Chad's visited by Stefano who thanks God and talks about his promise to God to be a good father, grandfather, and will try to make up for past misdeeds. He has a feeling someone will be watching and will make sure he keeps his end of the deal.
Will and Sonny sit with Arianna at home and discuss miracles.
Cameron walks through the square and flashes to conversations with Abigail and then EJ admitting Chad doesn't have a tumor.
EJ, Sami, and Kristen arrive home. Kristen runs to call Brady about the good news. EJ heads to see the kids and Sami sits in the great room considering her father's warning.
Salem Spoilers for the next Days Of Our Lives:
Nicole shocks Brady.
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