Days Short Recap Monday, August 8, 2022

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Brady noticed that Belle was working too hard. She said that DiMera Enterprises was a mess since Jake was murdered. He wondered if she was working like that because of the baby drama. She admitted it was hard to watch him give up the baby. She could tell Shawn was heartbroken. Brady wanted to know if they were getting back together. She didn’t answer him. She picked up her things and left. Li noticed that Gabi was pacing. She told him that she was concerned about Ava living in the DiMera mansion. She was afraid that she would turn on her. Li believed that Ava wouldn’t be dumb enough to blow the plan. He advised her to have Ava spy on EJ for her. He wanted her to go to bed with him. Ava arrived at the mansion. EJ let her know that he needed her to vote Gabi out of the company at the next meeting. She appreciated him giving her a place to stay, but she couldn’t promise that she would do that vote. She said Jake was on Gabi’s side and she wanted to honor his wishes. She told him that Gabi offered her a job. He understood, but he wanted her to think about it. EJ took her to Abby’s old room. She wasn’t thrilled about staying in there. He said that another beautiful woman wouldn’t be killed in there. He walked out of the room. Gabi called Ava. She warned Ava that she would expose her fake marriage if she stabbed her in the back. Ava asked her about the job. Gabi couldn’t promise her a seat on the board, but she would ask Li about it. They argued for a bit before they hung up.

EJ met with Belle at the mansion. She told him that she couldn’t find a record of Jake’s will. Ava walked in the room and wondered what happens to Jake’s shares. Belle said the spouse gets everything so she handed her a document transferring his stock to her. Ava signed it and Belle gave her the stock certificates. Kristen went to Rolf’s lab and noticed that Jake’s body was gone. Rolf told her that he performed the surgery on him and put him in the morgue. He told her that Stefan was recuperating. Rolf said that Jake’s heart was in Stefan. He said they wouldn’t know how successful the surgery was until he woke up. She wanted him to wake him up. He didn’t want to risk any complications. Kristen wasn’t sure if she should trust him. Rolf said he was doing it in Stefano’s name. He assured her that he would wake her up in an hour. She told him that she had to take care of something.

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Days Short Recap Friday, August 5, 2022

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Victor talked to Alex about wanting Sonny’s job. Victor said he knew Alex was the one who took the company from Sonny. He knew it wasn’t Gabi. Alex said he did it to help out Sonny. He said he knew Sonny was going to be taken by the proposal. He said he bought the company to flip it back to Titan at the terms Sonny should have been offered in the beginning. Victor agreed not to say anything because no one would trust him if he knew. Alex said he would be his fixer. He said he would work under Sonny and report back to him. He said it was the arrangement he wanted in the first place. Lucas went to see Allie. She wanted to know what he was doing there. He said he was out on bail because the police didn’t have enough evidence against him to hold him for Abby’s murder. Allie wanted to know about kidnapping her mother. She wanted him to leave, but Chanel convinced her to talk to him. He said he wasn’t there to ask Allie to forgive him. He said he was there to tell her he didn’t kill Abby. Allie said she believed him, but she would never forgive him for kidnapping her mother. She said her eyes were open to who he really was. He wanted to know how he could make it up to her. She said she wanted him to show her that it was possible he could change. Johnny met with Paulina to discuss a plan for him to get Chanel back. Paulina said Chanel picked Allie. He wanted to find a way to get Chanel back. Paulina agreed to do it, but she didn’t want to hurt Allie. Chanel showed up and yelled at them for what they were planning to do.

Paulina went after Chanel. Chanel told her she couldn’t believe Paulina was plotting behind her back. Paulina said she was worried that Chanel didn’t make the right decision. Chanel was upset that it was about her picking a girl. Paulina said it wasn’t because of that. Chanel thought she wanted her to be in a traditional relationship. Paulina denied it at first, but admitted to it. Chanel said she could have all the things Paulina wanted her to have with Allie. Chanel said she didn’t want to lose her. Paulina said she wouldn’t lose her. Paulina went back to Johnny and told him Chanel was happy with Allie. Xander and Sarah went to Gwen’s motel room and searched her room. He found the mask in her suitcase. They heard keys and hid. Gwen came in and picked up the mask. She said she had to get rid of it. She left to get rid of it. Xander and Sarah came out of hiding. When Gwen went to the alley, she said the mask had to disappear since Sarah had an alibi. She threw the mask in the dumpster and left.

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Days Short Recap Thursday, August 4, 2022

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Chad was drunk at the Brady Pub. Sarah tried to call him, but he refused to answer the phone. He wanted another drink. Eric told him that he was cutting him off. Chad refused to leave until he got the drink he wanted. Sarah left a message for Chad when Sonny walked in the room. She told him that she remembered that she didn’t kill Abby. He was happy for her and was sure that Rex would testify for her. He thought she could put the situation behind her. She didn’t think the police would believe her. Sonny got a call from Eric about Chad. Xander arrived at the police to tell Rafe and Jada about Rex being Sarah’s alibi. He demanded they cross Sarah’s name off the suspect list. Jada couldn’t do that and told him about the evidence they have so far. Xander refused to accept that so Rafe agreed to talk to Rex. Jada warned him that Sarah wasn’t off the hook. Xander thought they were idiots and walked out. Rex didn’t approve of Jada telling so much about the case.

Sonny arrived at the pub to get Chad. He watched Chad crawl over the bar to get a drink. Sonny tried to stop him so Chad tried to punch him. He missed and fell to the floor. Sonny dragged him to the Kiriakis mansion. Chad wanted to get a drink. Sonny told him that Sarah had an alibi for Abby’s death. Chad started laughing. He thought it was strange that Clyde and Sarah had alibis. He wondered if Abby killed herself. He said it didn’t matter if the police found the killer because it wouldn’t bring Abby back to him. He told Sonny that he drank because the yelled at Thomas for wanting his mother. He didn’t want to be around his kids because he didn’t want to cause them any more pain. He said he was supposed to make things better for the kids. Chad felt like he was causing his kids more pain. Xander went back to his room and saw Sarah. He told her about what happened at the station. They talked about Lucas seeing her at the mansion. Xander reminded her that she couldn’t be in two places at once. She said she was before. They thought she could have killed Abby wearing a mask of her face. Xander couldn’t believe he was about to marry someone like her. He wanted to prove their suspicion. He wanted to search her room.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, August 3, 2022

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Belle went to see Shawn. He told her Evan was Shawn Christian’s father. He wanted her to fight this so Evan couldn’t take the baby. She said she knew how much he loved the baby, but he didn’t have a legal claim to him. She said there was nothing she could do about it. Evan told Orpheus that he was Shawn Christian’s father. He said he was going to go to New Zealand to be with Zoe and David. He said he wasn’t going to fight his sister for custody of David, but he wanted to be with him. He wanted his kids to get to know each other. He said he got a job on a houseboat. He said he wasn’t in a rush. He asked Orpheus to come with him. Orpheus said he had unfinished business there. Evan left to get his son. Evan said he had a court order to get his son. He told him he was taking him to New Zealand. Belle asked Evan to give Shawn some time. Evan wanted his son right away. Shawn said goodbye to the baby and gave him to Evan. When Evan left, Belle tried to comfort her, but he brushed her off and said that was what she wanted all along. He apologized to her and talked about Jan. Evan went to the docks to sail off with Evan. Jan showed up. She said after she fell in the water, she pulled herself to shore and was hiding in the yacht. She asked him to hold the baby. He gave her the baby. She kicked him in the water. She told the baby they were going on a trip.

Gabi told her assistant to hurry up and file Jake and Ava’s marriage certificate. Li showed up. Gabi tried to cover up what she said. He said she was trying to make Jake and Ava’s marriage seem real. Gabi tried to deny it. He said he figured it out. He thought she was the mastermind. She said it was her idea. She told him what she did. He was impressed that she pulled it off. He wanted to know why she didn’t tell him. She said didn’t want to put him in a terrible position. Rolf showed Kristen that Stefan was in the lab. He told her that no one thought Stefan could be revived after he was shot, but there he realized nothing was impossible. He said he modified the serum, but it didn’t work until Gabi gave Stefan’s heart to Julie. He said he resurrected everything else, but Stefan was heartless. Kristen was relieved that Lani didn’t kill anyone. Kristen asked how Rolf kept Stefan alive while he was in prison. He said as long as the power didn’t go out, the machines didn’t need supervision. He said all they needed was a heart donor. He said Jake dying was the best possible scenario. She was impressed that he was able to revive Stefan. Rolf said they wouldn’t know unless they tried.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, August 2, 2022

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Xander was looking for Sarah, but Gwen showed up at the Inn. She was willing to provide an alibi for Sarah. He knew she didn’t want to help her. He told her that Lucas remembered seeing Sarah running down the stairs. He said that he couldn’t find anyone who could prove he’s lying. He asked her if she was happy. Gwen tried to touch him, but he flinched. He didn’t want her to touch him. He told her that he had Sarah to comfort him. She apologized and said that Sarah could plead temporary insanity. She told him that Bayview was better than prison. He wanted her to get out. He said that Sarah wouldn’t go anywhere if he could help it. He wanted to know how she got out of prison. She said that Kristen helped her get a pardon. Marlena put Sarah under hypnosis and she tried to piece together what happened when Abby was murdered. She remembered seeing Gwen at the prison. She said that she went back to Xander’s room, but he was in New York for his interview. She took a sleeping pill and went to sleep. She said that she had woke up from a bad dream. She said she went to see Abby. Marlena remembered Lucas mentioning her seeing Abby. Rex showed up at Marlena’s office while Sarah was there. He wanted to make sure she was okay after what Kristen did to her. He said he wanted to believe Kristen’s lies about her. He hoped there was a chance they could get back together. She had a memory of apologizing to him and telling him that she and Xander were in love. She slipped and he caught her. He put her back in the bed.

Marlena finished hypnotizing Sarah. She called Rex to confirm Sarah’s memory of him. He confirmed her memory. He said he waited until she fell asleep before he left. He said he stayed until after 10 O’clock. Sarah thanked him and she hung up. Marlena told her that she had an alibi for Abby’s murder. Kristen went to Rolf’s lab and pulled the curtain. Jake was hooked up to tubes. She said they had big plans for him. Kristen didn’t really know Jake, but he was her father’s son so he meant something to her. Rolf injected something in Jake’s IV. He noticed he didn’t respond to it. He thought Jake was left for dead for too long. Gabi went to see Ava to make sure that she could her claim to the estate from EJ before he realized he’s being scammed. Ava couldn’t believe how insensitive Gabi was being. Gabi produced a marriage license. Gabi needed her to sign it and leave the rest to her. Ava threw it back at her. Ava reminded her that she had money and she didn’t. She wanted to get more money than she was promised. Gabi agreed to help her out.

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Days Short Recap Monday, August 1, 2022

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Gwen was upset when she saw an article online about Jake’s death. Leo reminded her that Jake cheated on her with Gabi. Gwen still remembered the good times she had with Jake. Leo suggested that she focus on getting Sarah away from Xander. Gwen thought she might have a chance since Sarah was considered a person of interest in Abby’s murder. Chad went to see Sarah at the Salem Inn. He asked if she was there the night Abby was killed. Sarah said she would tell him if she could, but she didn’t know. She told him about her hallucinations. He said Abby experienced the same thing. He asked if it was possible she had a hallucination the night Abby died. Sarah said she did. He asked if it was possible she thought Abby was Kristen and stabbed her to death. She said she didn’t remember being at the house, but she couldn’t rule it out. He said she usually remembered her hallucinations. She said her dosage was off and her brain was hazy. He thanked her for her honesty. He left. She said she needed to find out if she killed Abby. Leo and Gwen got into an argument over whether or not she killed Abby. Chad showed up while they were arguing. He wasn’t surprised to see them together. She said she knew Chad hated her, but she was sorry about Abby. Chad didn’t care. She said she would help with the kids. He said she would be the last person he would call. He told her to stay away from his kids. He walked away.

Chad went to the Horton House and saw Thomas. Thomas was upset with him for not being around. Thomas said he wanted to go home. He said he wanted his mother back. Chad said she was gone and there was nothing they could do about it. Chad apologized to him. Thomas ran away from him. Xander went to the interrogation room. He threatened Lucas if he didn’t tell the police He made up his memory of Sarah. Lucas said he only told the police what he remembered through hypnosis. Xander said the therapy was garbage. Lucas said Marlena was highly respected. He said he knew he saw Sarah there. He said he couldn’t prove it, but the police found the knife he used to cut lemons and it only had his blood on it. He said the knife that was used to kill Abby was a steak knife. Xander said that didn’t prove his innocence or Sarah’s guilt. Lucas said it proved that his story was starting to make sense. Xander left the police station and ran into Gwen and Leo. She told Xander not to give up on Sarah. Gwen said she thought Lucas was the killer. Xander said it looked like Lucas was innocent. Xander said the police were looking for a steak knife. Leo thought about the knife he used while he was in the tunnels. Steve told John that they had to deal with Orpheus before he hurt someone they loved. Steve said they had to get rid of the threat. John said it sounded as if he was talking about killing him. Steve said it sounded like that for a reason. John said they should find evidence that would put him away forever. Steve said something bad will happen if they didn’t take the shot. Orpheus was in Marlena’s office. He wanted her to listen to him. She agreed to do it. He told her that Evan was unstable. He asked her to be his psychiatrist. She didn’t want to. He said she worked with Ben and Jan. He reminded her that she was an important mother figure to Evan as a kid. She said he was holding her hostage. He said they formed a bond. She said Evan needed help, but it wouldn’t be with her. She said he was trying to play mind games. Sarah showed up and recognized Orpheus. She said he was the reason why her child was dead. She called him a monster. He asked her why she would say that considering what was being said about her. He said he hoped she found a way to live with herself. When he left, Sarah asked if Marlena could help her find out if she killed Abby.

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Days Short Recap Friday, July 29, 2022

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Allie and Johnny wanted to know who Chanel was choosing. Chanel said she loved them both, but she was choosing Allie. Allie was happy, but Johnny was upset. Chanel said she and Allie were best friends and deserved a chance to explore their relationship. Chanel asked if he understood. He said he couldn’t. Chanel and Allie reminded him that he said he would accept her choice. He told Allie to be good to Chanel. He left them alone. Roman talked to Abe about Kate knowing what Lucas did to Sami. Abe was shocked, but told him not to give up on love. Kate told Paulina about being with Jake and how she fell back in love with Roman. Kate told her Roman dumped her. Pauilina said they seemed happy together. She wondered why Roman would break up with her. Kate said she knew what Lucas did to Sami. Paulina understood what she was saying. She told Kate not to give up. Paulina asked her if she would support Abe running for governor. Kate said she would. She asked if he was running. Paulina said she planted the seed. Kate said she planted one too. She left to see Roman. Kate went to the pub to see Roman. She wanted to talk. He said he didn’t have time and didn’t want to talk to her. He walked away from her. Abe told her not to give up. He said it was only a matter of time before Roman forgave her.

Gabi told Ava that EJ couldn’t do anything if she had Jake’s shares. Ava said they weren’t married. Gabi said he said they weren’t. Ava was emotional looking at Jake. Gabi covered his face. Gabi told her about her plan. Ava stopped her from talking and was furious with her for being insensitive. She said she wouldn’t help her go against EJ. She asked what would keep her from teaming up with EJ. Gabi said she knew they weren’t married, but she could still ruin any plan she had with EJ. Ava said she wanted to think about it. Gabi said she didn’t have time. She wanted to know what Ava was going to do. Kristen told EJ that she was moving back to the mansion. EJ thought they should work together to vote Gabi out and take back the company. Kristen said Gabi has been good to her. EJ said he had Chad and Kate’s shares. He said if he could add hers, they would be unstoppable. She wanted to know how she could trust him. He said he would be a fool to betray her since he needed the shares. she wasn’t convinced. They argued until Rolf showed up and told them that Jake was dead. EJ said he had to go to the hospital since he was the next of kin. Kristen said he just wanted Jake’s shares. EJ told her he wanted her gone since she rejected his offer. Rolf told her to get to the hospital. EJ went to the hospital. He told Kayla that as Jake’s next of kin, he wanted Jake buried in the DiMera mansion. Gabi showed up and asked wouldn’t Ava be the next of kin since she was Jake’s wife. Ava showed up and said she and Jake were married. Kayla gave her the forms to sign. EJ told Gabi he would get to the bottom of their marriage. Kristen and Rolf showed up at the hospital and took Jake’s body.

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Days Short Recap Thursday, July 28, 2022

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Chad didn’t understand how Sarah was brought in for questioning and still walking free. He wanted Rafe to arrest someone for Abby’s murder. EJ walked in the room and wanted to know if he was going to be arrested too or give him the shares of DiMera stock. He said Kate surrendered her shares. Chad was upset, but he told him that he would hand the shares over to him. EJ wanted him to move out too. Tony walked in and heard his brothers arguing. EJ filled Tony in on what’s happened. Tony didn’t think now was the time for retribution. He reminded EJ that Chad lost his wife. EJ said that he lost his wife too. Chad didn’t think that EJ could compare his loss to his. EJ said what happened to Abby was tragic, but it didn’t have anything to do with him. He told Chad that what happened to him had everything to do with him. EJ said the kids were always allowed there, but Chad would never leave them there. Chad walked away from him. Tony told EJ that Chad was hurting. He reminded him that Stefano wanted them to think of family first. Chad came back in the room and slammed the certificate on the table. EJ told him that he didn’t want him to go. Chad said it wasn’t his home anymore without Abby. He was going to have Harold pack his things.

Kate went to see Gabi at the office. She warned her that EJ was after her job. Gabi wasn’t worried about EJ. She tried to brush off Kate, but Rafe called. Gabi hung up the phone and told her that Jake was dead. Kate apologized for her loss. Gabi knew he was important to her too. They hugged each other. Kayla brought Ava to see Jake’s body. She sat with him and felt a hand touch her face. She turned around and saw Jake. She slapped him. He said he loved her and wouldn’t leave her. She started to cry and said she was alone again because he wouldn’t back down from the mugger. He didn’t want the mugger to ruin their moment. She said she could have replaced the right, but she couldn’t replace him. Gabi stormed into the hospital and wanted to know what Ava did to Jake. Ava showed Gabi the ring that someone tried to take. Gabi apologized and told her about the DiMera shares. Ava was shocked. Gabi said EJ was coming for her job so she had to focus on her job. She said that Ej wouldn’t get Jake’s shares if they went to his widow.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, July 27, 2022

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Steve showed Justin an article about Orpheus being free. Steve wondered if Justin planned on going after Orpheus for killing Adrienne. Orpheus showed up and wondered the same thing. He said he didn’t mean to hurt Adrienne. Justin said he ran her off the road and framed Maggie. He said Orpheus didn’t call for help. Orpheus said he was sorry for their loss. He said he had to move on with his life. He asked if he should expect retaliation from them. Justin said Orpheus’ life wasn’t worth taking him away from the people he loved. When Justin left, Steve asked how Orpheus got pardoned. Orpheus said he kept his nose clean. He said he needed a job. He said he knew he caused a lot of pain, but it was time to put it behind them. Orpheus wondered if Roman was hiring. He said he could be a cook instead of a criminal. Steve told him to start over somewhere new. Orpheus said he might go to Seattle. He said he could look at Steve’s kids. Steve told him to stay away from his children. Orpheus said he would stay in Salem if moving bothered him.Sonny wanted to know why Alex was in town. Alex said he came to see his family. Bonnie walked in the room. Alex said she was the woman who killed his mother. Bonnie was confused. Alex said she left his mother for dead after she had her heart attack. He grabbed Sonny/s tie and wondered why he shouldn’t do the same to her. Sonny got in front of her and defended her. Bonnie apologized for everything. Alex asked if he looked like the necktie killer. He said he knew his mother wasn’t innocent. He said she made his father happy. He said if Sonny could forgive her, he could too. Justin walked in and saw them together.

Alex told Justin why he was in town. Alex wanted Sonny to show him around town, but Sonny said he was busy. Sonny wanted to go to work with him. Alex was grateful to Sonny. He thought they would work well together. Jake tried to stand up to the gunman, but the gun went off. Jake was bleeding in his stomach. He fell in Ava’s arms. She felt for a pulse and screamed for help. The gunman was shocked, but pointed the gun at Ava. She took out her phone. The gunman told her it was nothing personal. He said he couldn’t have any witnesses. She tried to reason with him. He said he couldn’t let her talk to the police. Rafe and Jada showed up while the gunman was pointing his gun at Ava. Jada shot him when he wouldn’t lower the gun. Rafe said the gunman was dead. Ava said Jake had a weak pulse. Ava, Rafe and Jade went to the hospital with Jake. Kayla went with Jake to surgery. Rafe told Ava that he was there for her if she needed him. Rafe ran into Eric and Nicole at the hospital. Rafe told Nicole that the person who attacked her was dead. He said the attacker shot Jake. Eric left them alone. Jada told Ava that she was there to listen if she needed her. Ava said she thought she could hold on to someone she loved. She tried to toughen up. She said she couldn’t be weak. Jada told her she wasn’t weak. Kayla went to Ava and told her that Jake’s heart stopped on the way to surgery. Kayla said he didn’t make it.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, July 26, 2022

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Kristen told Brady and Chloe that she was in charge of the company now. She said that Brady and Nicole were still CEOs, but she was the executive in charge of Basic Black. She said they had to report to her. Her first decision was to fire Chloe. Brady told her that she didn’t have that power. Kristen wanted to have fun with her. She threatened to make Chloe’s life so miserable that she will want to quit. Chloe knew she was just trying to get Brady back. Chloe let Kristen know that she and Brady were together and there was nothing she could do about it. Chloe kissed Brady. Kristen wanted to give Chloe a write up for her behavior. She said they wouldn’t tolerate sexual harassment in the office. Kristen left to type up the write up. Chloe wondered if she should resign. Brady promised to fix the situation. Sonny went to Gabi’s office and accused her of stealing a business acquisition from him. She denied doing it and said she was dealing with Kristen all day. He asked her about Jake so she told him they were never right for each other. She said she was only in love with Stefan. Eric tries to stop the thug from attacking Nicole. Eric promised not to call the cops on him. He just wanted him to let Nicole go. The man put his gun down. He pushed Nicole towards Eric and left. Nicole thanked him for helping her. She didn’t know what she would have done without him. They hugged as Rafe appeared. Nicole told him what happened so he rushed to her side. He tried to call it in, but she couldn’t walk on her ankle. Eric wanted to take her to the hospital so he could catch the mugger.

Sarah told Maggie that she thought she killed Abby. Maggie assured her that she wasn’t the one who did it. She realized she should have married Xander while she had the chance. Maggie told her that no one accused her of a crime so she should focus on living her life and getting married. She demanded that Sarah find Xander and bring him back there. She said they would be married within an hour. Sarah was grateful to her mother. Gwen went to see Xander. She wondered if Sarah was hallucinating. He thought she had a lot of nerve. Gwen blamed herself and thought she was the reason Sarah snapped and killed Abby. She wished she could have helped Abby. Gwen started to cry so Xander reached in for a hug. Sarah walked in and saw them hugging. She wanted to know why Gwen was there. Gwen wanted to apologize for what she did to her. She asked if Sarah could forgive her. Sarah started hallucinating that Gwen had a gun so she pointed a knife at her. She said she would kill Gwen before she let her hurt Xander.

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Days Short Recap Monday, July 25, 2022

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Kristen told Jake and Ava that she planned on collecting on her favor to Gabi. Jake wanted to know what she wanted with Gabi. Kristen said his girlfriend would be happy to see her and help her get back on her feet. Ava said Gabi was his ex-girlfriend. When Kristen left, Jake wondered if he should warn Gabi. Ava thought Gabi might already know. Ava told Jake that she was trying not to be jealous, but she was falling for him. She said she didn’t want to set herself up for disappointment if he was still in love with Gabi. She said she wouldn’t be a second choice again. He said he was a second choice for Gabi. He said they loved each other, but they weren’t the loves of each other’s lives. He said he was over Gabi. He told her he was falling for her. He said he counted down the minutes until he could see her. She said she felt like a teenage girl waiting for her ring. He said the way she looked at him made him feel as if he won the lottery. They kissed each other. Gabi heard Li tell someone he loved them on the phone. She wanted to know who he was talking to. He said his mother. She realized there was still things she needed to know about him. She said she was an open book. He asked her about Jake. She said Jake was with Ava. Li asked if that bothered her. She wanted to show him how it didn’t bother her.

Steve and Kayla were worried about Orpheus being out of prison. Jada showed up. Steve introduced Jada to Kayla. Kayla said Marcus was a great man. She said she was sorry to hear about his passing. Steve said he helped her get a job at Salem PD. Jada said she was working on Abby’s case. Jada said she needed to talk to Kayla about Sarah’s medical history. Kayla said she couldn’t hand over medical records. Jada said there were exceptions for law enforcement.Steve said they should talk. Gabi and LI went to the office and found Kristen there. Gabi was surprised to see her. Li said Kristen was pardoned. Kristen reminded Gabi that she helped put her in the CEO seat and had the power to vote her back out. Kristen said she was happy with Gabi in charge. Kristen said she wanted to cash in on the favor. Gabi wanted to know what she wanted.

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Days Short Recap Friday, July 22, 2022

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Shawn apologized to Belle for having sex with Jan when he thought she was her. He also said he should have included her in his plans for the baby. She knew she didn’t make things easy for him. He thought he should have worked harder on a solution that would have helped all of them. She couldn’t blame him for everything because she did what she always did. She sought comfort in the arms of another man. He knew she wanted to hurt him, but he wanted to know if she fell in love with EJ. She said that she wasn’t in love with EJ. She cried because she hurt him. They apologized to each other. Shawn wondered where that left them. Evan found Orpheus and was excited about them leaving. Orpheus said that Kristen nearly tanked the deal. Rolf walked in the room. He was glad to be included in the plan. Rolf hugged Orpheus for getting him out of prison. He said that was Kristen’s idea.

Xander went to the police station and demanded that Rafe let Sarah out. Rafe wanted him to calm down. Xander said he was losing out of his happiness. Rafe said if Sarah was innocent, she could still help with the investigation. Rafe got a call about the pardons. Jada told Sarah that Lucas was able to place her at the crime scene. She asked Sarah about the drugs she was taking. Sarah admitted that she was hallucinating ever since Abby left the syringe in the tunnels. Jada wanted to know if she was upset with Abby. Sarah said she was angry at Kristen for injecting her in the first place. Jada wanted to know about the attacks during her hallucinations. Sarah said she never went to the DiMera mansion. Jada reminded her that Lucas saw her there and saw her drop something at the mansion. She thought it could have been the murder weapon. Sarah wanted to know why she would Abby. Jada said she could have been hallucinated and thought Abby was Kristen. Sarah wanted to leave.

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Orpheus wanted Evan to stop pacing. He told him that he couldn’t let Shawn raise his son. He wanted to get out of there. Orpheus said they could get out that day since Jan gave him the password to the Salem PD. Orpheus told Evan to go on as if nothing happened. Orpheus pulled out a cellphone. Orpheus called the governor and let him know that he found out everything about him. The governor wanted to know what he wanted. Orpheus thought that was more like it. Chloe went to see Shawn so she could see the baby. She bought a gift for the baby. He told her that Belle didn’t want to forgive him. He told her how Belle slept with EJ. Chloe defended Belle to him. She told him that he should have been trying to save his marriage. He realized that baby was his. Chloe believed that Belle would have a change of heart once she holds the baby. He told her that she couldn’t be in the same room with him. Chloe believed they were meant to be together.

Evan entered the infirmary and saw Kristen. She told him that she didn’t know when she will see her daughter again. He understood because he had a son and knew he would see him soon. Kristen wanted to know if he was getting paroled. He said he was up for parole. She didn’t believe. She demanded to know how he was getting out of jail. He said he couldn’t tell her. She put him in a headlock and threatened to put his eye out if he didn’t tell her. He told her offscreen. The governor went to see Orpheus. He told the governor about his secret. The governor wanted to know if he wanted a transfer. Orpheus wanted to be out of prison. He couldn’t let him out of prison. Orpheus threatened to expose him. Everyone watched TV and saw that Kristen, Orpheus and Evan were given full pardons. Everyone’s mouths dropped at the news.

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Jada wanted to take Sarah in for questioning about Abby’s murder. Maggie, Sarah and Xander wanted to stop her from doing it. Jada said there was an eyewitness that placed her at the scene of the crime. Xander told Jada that Sarah had no reason to be at the crime scene. Sarah admitted that she was at the scene of the crime. She admitted that Marlena suggested that she talk to Abby about what they went through. Jada asked her if she went to see Abby that night. Sarah remembered going there, but she didn’t get a chance to talk to her. Xander wanted Jada to leave so they could finish their ceremony. He said Sarah could answer her questions after the ceremony. Jada wanted to know if that what she wanted. Sarah apologized to Xander and said she couldn’t go through with the wedding at the time. She wanted to do what she could to help with the investigation. She insisted she didn’t have anything to hide. Xander assured Sarah that she didn’t hurt Abby. She wondered if she forgot what she did. She wondered if she thought Abby was Kristen and killed her by mistake.

Rafe let Chad know that he would be interviewing a new suspect. Chad wanted to know who it was, but Rafe explained that he couldn’t tell him. Chad wanted to know how he could stay calm through that. Sonny walked into the DiMera mansion to keep Chad company. Chad told Sonny he felt guilty for keeping quiet about Lucas kidnapping Sami. He said EJ wanted his shares now that he knows he set him up. He said if EJ was right and Lucas killed Abby, he could have prevented it from happening. Lucas thanked Marlena for helping him remember what happened the night Abby was murdered. He was sorry for what he did to Sami. He hoped Sarah could clear him of the murder charge. Rafe walked in the room and asked Lucas about seeing Sarah at the DiMera mansion. He said he saw Sarah drop something and put it in her pocket. He said he didn’t see what it was. Rafe wanted to know what happened afterwards. He said he wrapped his hand and realized he didn’t kill Abby.

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Gwen got a new cellmate. It turned out to be Kristen. Gwen was shocked that she let herself get caught. Kristen said she was there by choice because of her daughter. They got into an argument. Kristen accused her of killing Abby for exposing her at her wedding. Gwen said she was in prison when it happened. Kristen brought up that Xander was keeping her daughter away from her. Gwen defended him. She was upset about Xander and Sarah living happily ever after. Kristen told her that it was only a matter of time before they broke up. She said Sarah still seemed off. She said Sarah and Xander may not be riding into the sunset after all. Nancy ran into Leo. Nancy rubbed it in that Clyde was cleared of killing Abby. She said his only crime was buying stolen jewelry. She said the person Clyde bought it from was the real killer. Leo said the police already had someone in custody for the crime. He let her see an article about Lucas. Nancy didn’t believe it. She said they were barking up the wrong tree. Marlena hypnotized Lucas. She questioned him about the night Abby was killed. He said he was drinking tequila. He said he banged on the DiMera door for Abby to answer it. He said when she didn’t answer the door, he went through the back doors and made himself a drink. He said when he was cutting a lemon, he sliced his hand. He said he heard something upstairs. He said he saw someone rush downstairs. When he was out of the trance, he was shocked.

Clyde was upset with Rafe for arresting him. A woman interrupted and threatened to expose what he did to EJ if he went after the Salem PD. Clyde wanted to know who she was. She said her name was Jada. When Clyde left, Rafe told her she was impressive. She asked if that meant she was hired. He said they had to have an interview first. He said Steve recommended her. She said he was good friends with her father Dr. Marcus Hunter. They talked about Abby’s case. Sarah went to see Maggie at the Kiriakis mansion. They talked about not believing that Lucas killed Abby. Sarah asked Maggie to marry her and Xander. Maggie said Xander was a broken man while Sarah was gone. Sarah said she was back now and they could start their lives together. Marlena met with Rafe and Jada. Marlena told them Lucas remembered something about the night she was killed. When Maggie was about to marry Sarah and Xander, Jada showed up to bring Sarah in for questioning.

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JJ wanted to know if Lucas killed Abby. Lucas said he didn’t know. JJ wanted to know why he looked so guilty if he didn’t know. Lucas said he felt ashamed of himself and hated himself for what he has done. JJ said he was going to beat the truth out of him. Jennifer came in and told JJ to stop. JJ let him go. Jennifer promised JJ that they would get answers on what happened to Abby. JJ left them alone. Lucas wanted Jennifer to yell at him. He told her to hit him. She said she wouldn’t hit him. She said she loved him. He said he deserved everything he had coming to him. She said she knew he loved Abby. She said she knew he didn’t kill Abby. She said she wished he could have told her what was going on. He said he could barely tell himself that he was responsible for Abby’s death. Marlena yelled at Kate for not saying anything about Lucas kidnapping Sami and letting EJ take the blame for it, Kate said EJ wasn’t innocent. She said Sami wasn’t a victim. She said Lucas messed up, but he didn’t deserve to be in prison. Marlena wanted to know why Kate was there. Kate said she wanted her to help Lucas. She said if she didn’t do it for Lucas, then she could do it to help Abby.

Marlena went to see Lucas so she could hypnotize him. She said she wasn’t doing it for him. She said nothing he said would appear in court, but they needed to know the truth. He said he needed to know if he did this.Chad apologized to EJ for blaming him for killing Abby. EJ apologized for not telling him about Clyde. EJ said he would help him get justice. EJ brought up Kate and her schemes. Chad confessed to knowing that EJ was innocent. He said he knew it was wrong, but he was angry at him. He said he was going to come clean until he thought he was coming on to Abby. He said he wanted to punish EJ. Chad hoped he could find a way to forgive him. EJ said he had to think about it since Chad’s betrayal cost him Sami. He said Chad keeping quiet about Lucas’ crimes may have cost him Abby. Kate went to see Chad. EJ went back to see Kate and Chad together. EJ told Kate and Chad that the only way they could make up for what they did is to hand over their shares to him. JJ ran into Sarah at the town square. She said she was sorry about Abby. He asked how she was doing after being stabbed with the same injection as Abby. She said she was better, but said she was hallucinating about killing Kristen. She said Marlena told her to talk to Abby about being drugged. She said she might have been able to stop the killer. He said she could have been killed too.

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Marlena walked in on Sami reading about Lucas’ arrest in the paper. She wanted Sami to deal with her feelings. Sami told her that if she started crying, she would never stop. Marlena wanted to know where she went when she left the church. She told Marlena that she went to EJ’s place and he was having sex with Belle. Marlena was shocked by what she heard. She advised Sami not to take her anger out on Belle. She thought she would end up hurting herself. Marlena walked out of the room. Sami left the townhouse. Kate went to see Lucas at the station. He didn’t want her to see him like that. She told him that she hired the best defense lawyer in the Midwest. She knew he would beat it. He told her that he might plead guilty. She tried to talk him out of pleading guilty. He said he needed to take responsibility for what he did. Belle ran into Brady and he threw it up in her face that things didn’t work out with EJ. She told him what happened with Sami. Brady told her that Sami wouldn’t keep what she did to herself. He said that she would end up telling what happened. Belle decided that she wanted to tell Shawn herself.

Roman went to see EJ. He apologized for not believing him. EJ understood because Lucas had everyone fooled. Roman said he didn’t fool Kate. EJ told him not to take the law into his own hands. A cop came to get Lucas so he wanted Kate to go. She wanted to be there for him. EJ arrived just as Lucas was taken away. Kate tried to leave, but EJ stopped her. He yelled at her for what happened. She wanted to know what he was going to do to her. He wanted her to know that he planned on getting revenge on her. Steve and Kayla were at Shawn’s place to help him with the baby. Shawn talked to Steve about what was going on with Jan and Belle. He assured Shawn that he could work things out with Belle. Sami wore a wire as she went to Shawn’s place. She told Shawn that Belle was sleeping with EJ. Kayla wanted Sami to stop talking, but Shawn wanted to hear more about it. She continued to fill him in about what happened. She let him know that she didn’t mean to tell him about it. Belle walked in while Sami was talking. Belle yelled at Sami for enjoying the situation too much. Sami, Kayla and Steve left the house. Shawn couldn’t believe Belle went running to EJ’s bed while he was there. He yelled at her for acting as if he betrayed her. He thought she should have dealt with the fact that something horrible happened to them. She knew it wasn’t his fault, but he kept it from her. She said there was a baby involved. He threw EJ up in her face and she walked out of the room. Sami went to the DiMera mansion. She wanted to say goodbye to Johnny. He let him know that she was done letting him and Lucas destroy her.

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Will told Chad about Lucas drinking. Chad wanted to know why Lucas started drinking again. Chad didn’t believe Lucas felt guilty over the ski accident. Will told Chad that he thought his mother and EJ would end up together. They talked about Abby. Will told him that he and Sonny would always be there for him. Chad looked at pictures of Abby on his phone. Rafe called him and told him Clyde had an alibi. Chad didn’t believe the alibi at first, but he was convinced that the information was true. He wanted to know who killed Abby. He had flashbacks of Lucas’ hand. He thought about the blood in the room. He thought Lucas killed Abby. Lucas talked to Kate about getting drunk and kidnapping Sami. He said he was positive that Clyde killed Abby. Kate felt relieved. She said he was a bad liar. She wanted him to be sure he wanted to marry Sami without confessing to what he did. Lucas said he was okay with it. Kate was okay with it. She thought Sami would find out on her own. He said kidnapping Sami was an intervention for an addict in a toxic relationship. Kate said Sami lived by the ends justify the means so she should give him a pass.

Sami showed up when EJ admitted to Nicole that he slept with Belle. Nicole decided not to tell Sami what EJ said. Sami was disgusted that she ever loved EJ in the first place. Sami told Nicole that Rafe was slumming with her. EJ called Sami a cheater. He told her to check Lucas’ luggage for chloroform before marrying him. The two of them got into an argument. Roman came out. Sami went off with Roman. Roman told Sami that it was hard to tell what was going on between her and EJ. He said he didn’t know if they were going to kill each other or kiss each other. She told him she couldn’t be happier. He said he could tell Lucas it was off. Johnny and Allie argued over Chanel. They both thought they could get Chanel. They continued to argue until Will showed up. Eric was ready to start the ceremony. Lucas and Sami exchanged vows to each other. Sami brought up her kidnapping. She thanked Lucas for saving her. He said he would live up to every word she said about him. When Sami and Lucas were giving each other their rings, Chad came into the church. He grabbed Lucas and asked him if he killed Abby. The people at the wedding pulled Chad off of Lucas. They wanted to know why Chad thought Lucas killed Abby. Chad said because Abby found out Lucas’ dirty little secret. He admitted that Lucas was the one who kidnapped Sami.

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Sami wanted to know whose bra she found on the floor. EJ let her know that it wasn’t her business to know. She assumed that he slept with Nicole so she went to the bathroom door and called out her name. EJ pulled her away from the door. Sami went ballistic so Belle came out of the bathroom and let her know he wasn’t with Nicole. Sami couldn’t believe that he slept with her sister. He let her know that she didn’t have a say in who he sleeps with. Sami thought they were disgusting. She let Belle know that he slept with her because of her. Sami stormed off. EJ went after her and wanted to know why she wasn’t with Lucas. She admitted that he was right about Lucas. She told him that Lucas kidnapped her and framed him for it. Belle eavesdropped on their conversation about Lucas. She said he kidnapped her to split them up. He touched her face and told her they would have been together if Lucas hadn’t interfered. She told him it would never happen now. He got close to her and wanted to know if that was true. She pushed him away. She thought sleeping with Nicole was the worst thing he could do to her. She was wrong. She said sleeping with her sister was the worst thing he could do. He kissed her hand and told her that he thought he lost her forever. She pushed him away and said that things were the same and she left. EJ went back in his room and saw that Belle was dressed. She told him that she was leaving. He didn’t want her to go. She told him that she hurt her sister by being with him. She didn’t want to get judged by Sami for being with him. EJ wanted to know if she was going back to Shawn. She wanted to keep things simple even if she was alone. She walked out of the room.

Allie wanted Will to tell her that Lucas didn’t kill Abby. He didn’t think Lucas would kill anyone unless he was drunk. She reminded him that he was drunk. Will told her about his conversation with their father. She didn’t think he would kill anyone even if he were drunk. Will wasn’t sure about that. He reminded her what he did to their mother. He told her that he didn’t remember cutting his hand. He didn’t know what else he forgot. He thought their father might have been desperate to keep their mother that he would have killed Abby. Allie realized he could have killed Abby. She wanted to check on their mother and Will wanted to check on their father. Rafe pulled Chad off of Lucas. Chad was trying to get Lucas to admit that he killed Abby. Rafe wanted to know what Chad was doing. Chad caught Rafe up on everything that happened. Rafe was upset with Chad for allowing EJ to go to prison for Lucas’ crime. Rafe didn’t think Lucas was capable of murder. Chad said he could have done it if he were drunk. Rafe went in the interrogation room with Lucas as Will arrived. Chad told Will that he told Rafe everything. Will understood why he did it. He told him that he had to stand by his father. They glared at each other before Chad left. Rafe wanted to know if Lucas killed Abby. Lucas said he didn’t remember.

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Belle talked to EJ about Shawn and the baby. EJ thought she would go back to Shawn and take care of the baby. Belle thought it would be heartless, but she didn’t think she could raise Jan’s baby. Sami didn’t want to listen to what Chad had to say about Lucas. She didn’t believe that Lucas framed EJ. He told her that he was telling the truth. He didn’t want to cover up for him anymore. Eric arrived so Sami told him to finish the ceremony. Chad said he had more to tell her. Lucas told Sami that he did it for them. Johnny wanted to go after him. EJ told Belle that Sami chose Lucas over him so she was out of his life. She wondered if he was telling the truth about that. He reminded her about her relationship with Shawn. EJ thought they were lucky to find each other. They kissed on the couch. Sami wanted to know why Lucas kidnapped her. Lucas said that he did it for them. He said he wanted to be with her, but she wanted to be with EJ. She wanted to know if that’s why she had her mouth covered and kidnapped her. She wanted to know where he got the kidnappers. He explained that he knew them from prison.

Lucas said that he did something she would have done. She agreed, but she said what he did was different. She couldn’t believe that he was able to sleep knowing what he did to her. She thought he was trying to make her pay for being with EJ. He said he wasn’t doing that. She didn’t believe him. She continued to yell at Lucas for what he did to her. She told him that what he did was the worst thing he ever did. He said he loved her, but she said she didn’t love him. She walked off. He tried to go after her, but Chad stopped him. Marlena went after Sami to try to make her feel better. Sami said that EJ tried to tell her the truth, but she wouldn’t listen. EJ and Belle made their way up to the bedroom. Lucas said he would never hurt Abby. Chad said they didn’t know he kidnapped Sami. Chad explained to everyone that Abby knew that Lucas kidnapped Sami. He said that Abby was stabbed right after he told her the truth. Allie and Will told Chad that he wouldn’t do that. Chad reminded him about their conversation. Roman wanted to call the police on Lucas. He agreed to go to the station and make a statement. Johnny, Chad and Kate went with him. Marlena tried to reach out to Sami, but she wanted to leave. EJ and Belle finished making love again when Sami arrived. Belle wanted to know why she was there.

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Kate talked to Chad about Lucas. She didn’t want him getting into another relationship with Lucas. They talked about how he kidnapped Sami. Johnny was convinced EJ was still in love with Sami. He thought he was upset that Sami was marrying Lucas. He didn’t care that they were getting married. Johnny didn’t believe that Belle was the one for him. EJ reminded him that Abby was murdered in that house. Johnny still thought he was into Sami and using Belle to get back at her. Lucas almost slipped and told Will why he felt guilty. He ended up telling him that he blamed himself for Sami’s accident. He felt he was the reason why she wasn’t there for Allie when she was being possessed. Kate talked to Chad about the man she loved giving his daughter away to the man who kidnapped her. She mentioned Lucas knowing about Abby finding out the truth about him. Chad reminded her that she said he didn’t know that Abby knew what he did.

Lucas told Will that he had a slip up. He got drunk. Will wanted him to tell Sami the truth. He said that he would tell Sami what he did. Marlena told Sami that she talked to EJ. She told her that EJ remembered what happened when he got shot. She told Sami that Clyde shot him. Sami was upset about it. She was convinced she was doing the right thing by marrying Lucas. She knew Lucas would never hurt her the way EJ did. Kate told Chad that she had to tell Lucas that Abby knew the truth. She wanted to protect her son. Chad wanted to know when she told him. She said she told him right after he told her. Kate told him that Clyde killed Abby. She said Lucas would never hurt Abby. He wanted to know what she was going to do. She was going to live with what he did. She walked away from him. Chad didn’t think that was true.

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Ben went to see Clyde at the precinct. He assured Ben that he didn’t kill Abby. Ben believed him. He asked Ben if he shot EJ. Clyde said that he didn’t do it. Ben didn’t know how he could leave when Clyde was facing going back to prison. He assured Ben that he would be fine. He wanted Ben to keep in touch. Ciara went to see Victor to tell him the news. He was happy that she named the baby after her father. He was happy that she was leaving town. He wanted her to visit him. Jake read about Clyde’s arrest in Abby’s murder. Ava read the story too. Jake noticed that she looked relieved. She thought about her conversation with Gwen. She was happy that Rafe didn’t blame her for it. Jake was surprised that Clyde was arrested. He thought Gwen was responsible for what happened to Abby. He thought she could have broke out of jail to kill her. He said it wouldn’t be the first time someone broke out of jail in Salem.

Leo went to see Gwen at the precinct. He was glad that Clyde was arrested for Abby’s murder. Gwen wasn’t happy about it. She wondered if he was the one who sold Clyde the jewelry. She said she wouldn’t judge him if he did do it. Leo was shocked by the accusation. The guard told her that she had art therapy and she wouldn’t be able to disappear again. Leo wondered what that meant. Leo realized that the person who killed Abby had nothing to do with the jewelry. Leo asked the guard about Gwen’s disappearance. He didn’t have any information for him. Gwen called Ava and she wondered what she did when she broke out of prison. Belle found Shawn at the hospital and wanted to know how the baby was doing. She also wanted to know if he had any information about Jan. He said the baby was doing fine, but the coast guards didn’t find Jan. Belle was worried that Jan would come after the baby and him. He didn’t think they had to worry about that. He thanked her for saving them. He told her that he loved her and always would. He wanted to know what that meant for them. She didn’t know how to answer to answer that. She said she loved him, but she didn’t think she could raise Jan’s child. He didn’t think the baby was their only problem. He thought they needed to talk about EJ. Belle didn’t want to talk about him. He said he wanted to get to the docks so he could say goodbye to Ciara. Ben and Ciara had the christening for baby Bo. They said goodbye to everyone and went on their journey.

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EJ saw Belle reading the program from Abby’s funeral. He told her how hard the funeral service was. Belle wanted to know if he was okay. He was upset about what his family does to people. He told her that Will and JJ were more like brothers to Chad than he was to him. Someone called him and told him that Clyde was arrested with Abby’s jewelry. He wanted to go to the station because he thought Clyde killed Abby to retaliate against him. Belle tried to talk him out of going, but he wanted Clyde to pay for what he did. He left as Chloe showed up. Jan held her baby and packed a bag and let him know they were leaving. Shawn arrived in the room later and realized that Jan took the baby. Evan was getting tired of waiting for Jan to show up with the baby. He called Shawn, but he didn’t want to hear from him. Shawn said on the phone that Jan kidnapped his son. Evan was happy because he knew that Jan pulled off the plan. Chloe talked to Belle because Brady was worried about her living with EJ. She told her that Brady wanted to show up last night and put a stop to her staying there. Belle admitted that she slept with EJ so it was a good thing Brady didn’t show up. Chloe warned her that Sami would be upset. Belle said that Sami moved on with her life. Chloe said that she never moves on with her life. Belle wasn’t worried, but she felt guilty. She admitted that she thought about Shawn and Claire while she saw Chad with his kids.

Rafe showed Chad the bracelet that Clyde gave Nancy. Clyde remembered giving Leo a lot of money after giving him the jewelry. Chad walked in the room and was ready to attack Clyde. Rafe stopped Chad from attacking Clyde. Clyde told him that he didn’t hurt Abby. Rafe told Chad that he didn’t think Clyde was the killer because he didn’t have a motive. EJ walked in the room. He told them that Clyde was the one who shot him. He said he didn’t turn him in because he threatened to hurt him and his family. Chad maws upset that he kept important information like that from him. Chad reminded him that Clyde stabbed Sonny once. He thought EJ was protecting his dirty secrets and not his family. EJ whispered his apology to Chad. Rafe let Clyde know that the charges against him would be for the stolen jewelry for now. Rafe returned to Chad and told him to see his kids. Chad told him to warn Clyde that he was facing a death sentence either way. Evan told Orpheus about his phone call with Shawn. Orpheus thought he was stupid to do that because Jan wasn’t going to show up. Evan threatened to tell Shawn the truth about the baby. Orpheus told him to wait until they were out of prison. Shawn put out an APB on Jan. She called him and told him where she was. She wanted him to come alone or he would never see his son again. Later, he showed up on the docks and saw Jan. She told him they were leaving Salem together. Shawn said the baby wasn’t strong enough. He asked her for the baby. She tossed him a bag of oranges. He was about to get on the boat to get the baby, but Jan knocked him out with an oar. She wanted to be a family with him. Belle showed up. Belle called for help, but she and Jan ended up fighting. Belle knocked the baby into the water with the oar. Shawn told Belle that Jan was gone.

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Jan wondered if she should go see Evan at the prison. She thought about seeing him at the prison. She wanted to be Shawn’s wife. She knew she would lose him forever if he found out the baby wasn’t his. Ciara came in at the end of her conversation with herself. Will told Leo that they buried his cousin Abby. Leo didn’t realize it. Will knew he didn’t care about what happened. Rafe thought Chloe stole a bracelet. Nancy didn’t believe Chloe would steal anything. Rafe said that it was a distinctive bracelet. It looked like the same bracelet that Abby had. Clyde told Rafe that Chloe didn’t give her the bracelet. He said he did gave it to her.

Clyde told Rafe that he was a parolee so he didn’t think anyone would believe that he bought the bracelet legitimately. Rafe wanted to know where he got the bracelet. He said he bought it from a guy. Leo ran into Chad. Chad was about to walk away when Leo stopped him. Jan was able to cover up what she said to Ciara. They talked about Ciara and Ben leaving town. Clyde assured Rafe that he didn’t know the merchandise was stolen. Rafe wanted to know more about him. Clyde couldn’t describe the guy. He said he paid in cash. Rafe realized that he didn’t have any proof he bought the bracelet. Leo continued to talk to Chad about Abby. Chad yelled at him about the lies he told the newspaper. Leo told him that he felt bad for his kids. He told him that he felt bad for Thomas. Chad wanted to know how he knew his son. Shawn arrived at the hospital and saw Ciara with Jan. They were talking so she took Ciara’s keys. Shawn and Ciara went to see the baby. Jan felt she needed the keys more than Ciara and Ben. Ciara didn’t notice that Jan took her keys. Leo told Chad that Gwen was how he knew about Thomas. Rafe wanted to take Clyde to the station for questioning. Nancy was upset and wanted to help him. He said that everything would be straightened out.Evan was waiting for Jan and wondered what was taking her so long. Shawn went back to Jan’s room and noticed she was missing. Jan had the baby with her and planned on going on an adventure with him.

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

Ciara told Rafe, Julie and Doug that she was leaving town with Ben and Bo. They were shocked by her news. She thought they would be happy for them. She said she was continuing the tradition of sailing around the world. She assured Julie that she would be back. She said that she was going to see Hope. Julie told her to talk Hope into coming back to Salem. She told them she was leaving the next day. They were shocked they were leaving so soon. Rafe wanted her to take a lot of pictures of the baby. She wanted a christening before they left town. Rafe agreed to be there. She wanted to tell Shawn. Rafe talked to Doug and Julie about Abby’s case. He thought they would find the killer once they find the person who took the jewelry.

Ben told Clyde that he was leaving town with Ciara and the baby. He reminded Ben that he had to live with him as part of his parole agreement. Ben said he just needed someone to vouch for him. He suggested that he stay at the pub. He told him that Ciara was talking to Roman. Shawn went to the hospital to see Jan after the funeral. He was sorry he was alone. He said he had family. He told Jan that the baby was doing better so they could hold him. They checked on the baby. She told him the baby looked like him, but he didn’t see it.

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