Ridge and Nick look to Brooke, asking which of them she's chosen. Just as Brooke is ready to give the men her answer, the phone rings Ridge gets the news about Jackie. He hangs up, tells Nick there's been an accident involving Jackie, says they need to get to the hospital now! Brooke tells Nick she's going with him.
Stephanie screams, runs down the stairs, calls 911. Donna comes in, checking to see if Jackie is alive. Donna thinks back to seeing Stephanie and Jackie argue. Stephanie tells Donna to take the kids home before they walk in. Jackie's head is surrounded by a pool of blood
Phoebe visits with her mother. Taylor wishes Phoebe a happy 18th birthday, trying to get her spirits up. Suddenly, Thorne is outside of her jail cell, watching the two of them. Thorne apologizes for interrupting and wishes Phoebe a happy birthday. Phoebe leaves Thorne and Taylor alone
Thorne tells Taylor he can't stop replaying what Shane said about Darla's death. He tells Taylor he has questions, ones she can only answer. Thorne explains that he needs to protect Darla, that he couldn't let people think that Darla was stupid. He admits that deep down, he is furious with Darla for changing the tire. However, after Shane's testimony, even though his heart doesn't want to believe it, he asks, "Was it really an accident, Taylor?" Taylor tells him yes, says she wishes she would have told Thorne the truth a long time ago. She turns her back on Thorne, cries Shockingly, Thorne comes to her, puts his hands on her shoulders.
Jackie arrives at the hospital, and Stephanie watches as they roll her into the emergency room. As Stephanie thinks back on the accident, Nick and Brooke come in, demanding to know what happened. Stephanie says that Jackie followed her up the stairs, then fell. Bridget comes in, informing Nick that Jackie has swelling and bleeding around her brain. Bridget takes Nick to see Jackie
Nick leans over Jackie, telling her everything is going to be fine.
While Stephanie explains to Brooke what happened, Nick comes upon them, tells Stephanie to go ahead, to tell him what happened! Stephanie says it was an accident. Nick goes back to Jackie
Ridge pulls Brooke aside, says that too many things have happened to them, that he wants her, needs her, that he can't wait any longer for her answer. Ridge kisses her, asks her to please tell him she's ready to be with him.
At Taylor's house, Shane, Harry, Thomas, Eric, Dante and Felicia await Phoebe with a surprise party. As they all scream Happy Birthday, Shane goes to Phoebe, kisses her, wishes her happy birthday. Eric gets a call about Jackie, tells everyone that it's serious. Everyone rushes out
Out by the pool, Shane tells Phoebe that her eighteenth birthday is a very important event. Phoebe again talks about how Shane came forward for Taylor, says that she wishes there was something she could do to repay him. Shane looks to Phoebe, says, "Maybe there is"