Days of Our Lives Shocker: Would Lucas Really Do the Unthinkable to Keep Sami From EJ?
Is her very life in danger?
While the devil has been causing confusing havoc back in Salem, and Gwen and Leo have been upending lives, Days of Our Lives’ Sami and Lucas have been running around off-screen a bomb just waiting to go off for some time now. No good can come of running off with your kidnapper — especially if you don’t know just how dangerous he really is! The question is, is that bomb’s fuse about to be lit?
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Spoilers for next week indicate that Roman’s got a bad feeling that something’s happened to Sami (again). Seeing as how she’s all but MIA, off galivanting around with a man we already know is not to be trusted, he’s right to worry — even if he doesn’t quite know why.
Headwriter Ron Carlivati makes it clear that right now, “Sami has no idea that Lucas kidnapped her, but obviously we’ve set it up so that at some point, that can be revealed.”
With that said, he teases in our May Sweeps preview that Sami could be returning from learning about Lucas’ crimes to the shock of realizing that Belle and EJ have gotten close — very close.
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“EJ and Belle have been confiding in and comforting one another more and more often,” he notes, “and it certainly seems possible that things might progress from there. So imagine a scenario in which Sami comes back to find EJ and Belle together? These two sisters have had issues for years. And something like this? That would be a potentially explosive situation.”
How explosive? Sami tends to fight tooth and nail when someone comes between her and her man. The more of a threat, the harder she fights. We’ve all seen her reaction to Nicole. Belle’s closeness with EJ is sure to bring out the worst, most possessive parts of her. The parts that factored into why (at least in his warped mind) Lucas kidnapped her to begin with.
He wanted to force her away from EJ. If she goes right back to that well, tearing her family apart in the process, what if Lucas decides he needs to take even more drastic measures to make sure Sami doesn’t go back to her ex?
Could her life be in danger? Roman’s fears for his daughter could be frighteningly accurate, just not quite coming to horrible fruition just yet.
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We’d hope that Lucas would be locked away for what he’s done… but this is Salem. That is far from a guarantee. And yeah, killing Sami would be so out of character for him, right?
Honestly, that’s what we would have said a year ago about him kidnapping her. It’s utterly absurd, but rational people thinking clearly don’t hold someone hostage for months and call it love, then run off together and expect everything to work out.
Lucas is clearly unbalanced and has been for some time. The question now is how unbalanced. We’re not saying he’d murder Sami in a premeditated killing, but could his state of mind be confused and frazzled enough to off her in a fit of passion during a fight over EJ? Such an impulsive, dangerous act is certainly not out of the question for his family. Just ask Philip. Or Kate. Heck, she’s flat out tried to murder Sami before.
It’s unthinkable… but at a certain point, we might have to start thinking it. And honestly, killing off Sami would solve the problem of constantly having to come up with reasons why she’s always leaving town for long stretches at a time. Plus, it would set up a whole slew of emotional fallout for the folks still on canvas.
Check out our Sami/Lucas/EJ triangle photo gallery to find out how we even got close to this point.
<p>After years of tumult with Lucas, Sami met EJ (then played by James Scott). However, her new friend’s threatening demeanor, along with Lucas moving in to co-parent their son Will, led her straight back into her ex’s arms.</p>
<p>Sami was proved right to turn away from EJ, soon enough. When Lucas’ life was in peril, EJ demanded she sleep with him in exchange for saving her man’s life. Feeling she had no choice, Sami complied.</p>
<p>That rape led to Sami becoming pregnant with EJ’s child. But, she was also pregnant with Lucas’ baby. You know you’re on a soap opera when that’s the least shocking thing to happen to you.</p>
<p>Lucas and Sami got married, but their problems were far from over. Especially when Sami divorced Lucas to marry EJ, but only to end the long Brady/DiMera feud. It may have healed the family war, but it ended with a bullet in EJ’s back.</p>
<p>Lucas confessed to shooting his rival, even though Will was the actual shooter. With Lucas in prison, EJ took the opportunity to worm his way into Sami’s heart. He succeeded, as the very day Lucas was released from prison, he walked in on Sami in bed with EJ.</p>
<p>Unable to decide between the men, EJ and Lucas made it for Sami, by moving on with Nicole and Chloe respectively. As for Sami, she discovered she was pregnant by EJ again, but kept it a secret. Then, she witnessed a murder, and went into witness protection. To top it all off, Nicole swapped and kidnapped Sami’s newborn, Sydney.</p>
<p>Angry with Sami for lying about Sydney, EJ kidnapped his daughter from Nicole, and planned to let Sami think she was dead. Though they eventually reunited, Sami shot him in the head when she found out. So, you know, that ended things again for a while.</p>
<p>Sami reunited with Lucas when he returned to Salem for Will, who started working for EJ and eventually came out as gay. However, when EJ was framed for Stefano’s murder, Sami went on the run with him to help prove his innocence, which led to a triangle with EJ and Rafe. But that’s another story.</p>
<p>Sami and EJ eventually re-married, but not before EJ had an affair with Abigail. In retaliation, Sami had him arrested for insider trading and kicked out of DiMera. She forgave him though, but sadly, he was shot and thought to be killed by Clyde Weston shortly after.</p>
<p>Lucas wanted nothing more than to reunite with Sami. However, she was still in love with EJ (now played by Dan Feuerriegel), who came to Salem to repair his marriage. EJ and Sami found happiness again — until he found out about his wife’s affair, that is.</p>
<p>It took a few years, but EJ eventually returned from the dead. However, he was badly injured in an explosion. Sami whisked him off to Italy to recuperate, but their marriage didn’t exactly thrive. Upon confiding in Lucas how lonely she felt in her marriage, Sami slept with her ex — twice.</p>
<p>Sami was kidnapped moments after EJ kicked her out of his life for her betrayal. But while EJ was arrested for the crime, Lucas was the real culprit. He even set EJ up for it, and left town with Sami. Lucas finally got everything he wanted, but <a href="https://soaps.sheknows.com/days-of-our-lives/news/623029/days-of-our-lives-kidnapper-reveal-end-ej-sami-lucas-triangle/" target="_blank">we have a feeling it won’t last</a>.</p>
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