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A week’s worth of drama in a day.

Carter was stunned by Maya’s secret on “B&B.” Tori revealed that John was Paul’s father on “Days.” Nik and Hayden had sex on “GH,” and Courtney was murdered on “Y&R.”

Read our excerpts and highlights from last week’s episodes, which can be found in full in Soaps.com’s Daily Soap Opera Recaps.

The Bold and the Beautiful:
Deacon admitted to Quinn that he and Brooke had a bond but insisted he loved and wanted to marry Quinn. She warned Brooke one last time to stay out of her business. At Forrester, Maya was forced to admit to Carter that she was born a male physically. Carter vowed to tell Rick the truth, but Maya threatened him. Rick appeared and wondered what Carter needed to tell him. Carter stayed quiet, believing the truth should come from Maya, then let Nicole know he was aware of the secret. Later, Rick found Maya’s estrogen pills and asked why she needed them. Brooke agreed to return to work and sided with Rick against Ridge. She reminded Ridge to show his CEO some respect and claimed he was only with Caroline to get back at Rick. Read The Bold and the Beautiful Daily Recaps to find out how Ridge responded to Brooke insisting she could have him back with the snap of her fingers.

Days of our Lives:
Serena agreed to give Xander the diamonds when he paid up. After Daniel pushed Nicole away one too many times she invited Xander for a drink. Xander deposited 200K into Serena’s account then met with Nicole. Later, as Victor received a visit from his nephew, Xander, Stefano arranged a call between Chad and the FBI, who delivered dirt on Kevin Reynolds – Ben. At the hospital, Jorge caught Melanie with a vial of Theresa’s plasma but agreed to stay quiet. Jenn went to Daniel’s, who refused to promise to keep the secret surrounding JJ and Eve. He later confirmed to Eve that he knew the secret and ordered her away from JJ. Victor had Will delivered to the mansion by gunpoint and warned him against hurting Sonny again. Sonny found Will’s latest article and went to Paul with information on his mother’s first visit to Salem. Read our Days of our Lives Daily Recaps to learn how everyone reacted to Tori’s confession that John was Paul’s father.