Victor gives Billy a warning about the gala, Avery and Phyllis have a heartfelt talk, and Lily and Cane argue about Tyler.
At The Underground, Phyllis takes a call from Jack wanting to pick her up for the fundraiser. Phyllis tells him she'll meet him there later. Avery listens. She and Phyllis discuss Nick. Phyllis thinks Avery is wondering if she even knows who he is right now. Avery says Phyllis must have asked herself the same question. Phyllis replies that she hated Nick when she first learned what he'd done, but she can't hate him. Avery says he cared too much. Phyllis thinks he wanted to protect someone in a way he couldn't protect Cassie. "I will always love him." She tells Avery she makes him happy. Avery thanks Phyllis for saying that.
Nick arrives at Sharon's place where Summer is playing with Faith. Faith goes upstairs. Nick says Sharon called him - they didn't want Summer to have to tell Faith the truth on her own. Summer wonders since when does he care about what's fair? Sharon defends Nick. Summer is reluctant to upset Faith. Sharon thinks she needs to know. Summer refuses to look at Faith and say she's not her sister - it would be lying. Nick tells Sharon that Summer needs more time. Sharon invites Nick to join her at Cassie's grave later. He declines - he has the fundraiser. Faith returns. Nick says he'll miss her tonight. She tells him not to worry, they'll be a family soon.
Nikki and Victor are at the fundraiser venue. Victoria arrives. Nikki suggests that Vikki invite Billy. Victor disagrees. They bicker. Victoria just wants to focus on raising money for MS. Victor steps out and Nikki talks to Vikki about the stress of the fundraiser. They discuss Billy. Vikki's not ready to forgive him. Nikki says he needs her support. Vikki will think about it. Nikki secretly calls Billy to come to the benefit.
Billy and Jack discuss the situation with Summer at the Abbott house. Billy asks if he's taken a drink. Jack reassures him and they talk about Phyllis trying to protect Summer and him. Jack tells Billy he's going to propose. Jack hopes she'll accept and they'll move forward together with their daughter. They talk about Billy. He says he's been to one meeting. Jack believes he'll beat this and get his family back.
At Boulevard, Hilary tells Cane she saw him and Lily arguing at The Underground last night. Lily appears and wants to talk to Cane alone. She asks about the fundraiser tonight. They whisper argue about Tyler. Cane can't stand him and it's worse now that he knows he has feelings for her. Lily says they have everything they've dreamed of - don't let Tyler take that away. They make up. Hilary watches them leave. At the bar, Victor greets Billy. He warns him not to show up at the gala or he'll be thrown out. They bicker about whether Victoria will take him back. Billy thinks Victor's scared - it gives him hope. Victor says his marriage is finished. Billy calls Melanie.
Abby offers to lend Kyle an ear at Crimson Lights. He can't believe he was dating his sister. Abby cracks a bad joke and he's not amused. She tells him not to shut down on Summer. Abby talks about finding out that Victor was her dad and not Brad. She notes it's different from Summer, who feels she's lost her whole identity. Kyle admits he can barely look at Summer right now. Abby tells him to suck it up and be mature.
Kyle arrives at home and is glad to hear that Jack is proposing and giving Phyllis another chance.
At the penthouse, Summer admires Phyllis' gown. They laugh at her model walk. Summer thanks her for letting her feel normal again. Phyllis assures her things will get better. Summer rejects the idea of going to the fundraiser and tells Phyllis about what happened at Sharon's. Phyllis asks if Sharon's going to the fundraiser. Summer says she's going to the cemetery. Later, Summer is about to go for a run when Kyle arrives.
Nick and Avery arrives at the fundraiser and chat with Nikki and Vikki. Nick wonders if Jack is coming. Avery says he is - Phyllis told her. Avery lets Nick know she's sticking by him. Victor appears just as Nikki tells Vikki she invited Billy. Jack arrives. Awkwardness ensues. Victor takes the podium.
Sharon talks to Cassie at the cemetery. She's frustrated that changing the DNA results hasn't brought her and Nick closer. She worries it's too late - he has Avery now. Cassie says Avery will never know him like she does. Sharon goes on about wanting Nick to love her and how if it doesn't work out, he'll hate her for making him think Summer was Jack's and not his. Phyllis is there listening to it all.
Genoa City Spoilers for Next Week on The Young and the Restless:
Billy fires Carmine.
Lauren tells Michael that Carmine said he would drop all charges if he could have one more night with her.
Adam asks Avery if she's bothered by what Nick has done.
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