At Brooke's house, Liam is frustrated that he can't find Hope. Brooke says even if she knew where she was, she wouldn't tell him. Liam explains to Brooke why Steffy came and what she told him. Brooke is happy for Steffy, but points out she always turns up when he's about to marry Hope. Brooke asks him to leave Hope alone and let her be with someone who cares about her. Liam realizes she's with Wyatt. They bicker. Liam is stunned when Brooke tells him about the note. He says Quinn set him up again. Liam heads out to find her.
In Hawaii, Wyatt brings an orchid to Hope's suite. They talk about what happened. Hope says she saw Steffy in Liam's arms and didn't stick around after that. Wyatt assures her she's safe with him. He's puzzled when Hope tells him she went to the cabin because Liam sent her a note. Hope thinks Steffy wanted her to see them together. She finally understands Steffy will always be a part of Liam's life. "Message received." Wyatt is sorry she got hurt. Hope says Liam's explanations are always logical, but it will always be unacceptable to her. Hope calls Brooke and tells her she's done. After, Hope agrees to spend the holidays with Wyatt, who professes his love. They kiss passionately.
At Forrester, Donna tells Quinn she should be clearing her things out. Quinn informs her that Hope hired them back - Quinn Artisan is there to stay. Donna tries to get up to speed, but Quinn says it's Hope's story to tell. She does say Hope is away with Wyatt and warns they'll come back as an item, securing their position at Forrester. She advises Donna to be nice. Quinn pours champagne and talks about how far she and Wyatt have come. Quinn tells Donna that Eric likes her. Donna counters, "He doesn't really know you." Quinn warns her not to sabotage her. Donna muses that she probably won't need any help. She advises Quinn that Hope and Liam always get back together. Quinn feels that won't happen this time - Wyatt can be extremely convincing. Donna says she's underestimating Hope's connection to Liam - all the obstacles have only made them stronger. Quinn says they're there for the long haul. "Deal with it." Later, Liam storms in with the note and accuses Quinn of writing it. Quinn chastises him for making her feel threatened. Liam hollers that she won't get away with this. Donna watches Quinn stalk past her desk. Liam tells Donna about Quinn's scheme. They agree she's awful. Donna tells Liam that Hope is in Hawaii.
Spoilers for Tomorrow on The Bold and the Beautiful:
Eric and Stephanie's kids return home for Christmas.
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