Days Short Recap Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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Johnny told EJ that he knew what Li had Rolf do. EJ denied it, but eventually admitted to knowing what Rolf did to Stefan. EJ said he knew after the fact. He said he used the information to solidify Stefan’s connection to him and the family. Johnny asked how he would feel if someone erased his love for Sami. EJ said he would thank the person. Johnny said he didn’t believe him. EJ said he knew it wasn’t about love. He said it was about Johnny’s need for revenge over what happened with Ava. Johnny said it started out like that. He apologized for taking Ava’s side since it contributed to Susan’s death. EJ said he didn’t blame him. Johnny said she would still be alive if he had done things differently. EJ said Susan would want them to get past it. Johnny wanted to get past it, but Stefan had a right to know about the brainwashing. EJ asked him not to tell anyone. He said he could lose the company as well as go back to prison. He said he just lost his mother. He asked Johnny not to take anything else from him.

Wendy told Li that she knew he had Rolf brainwash Stefan into forgetting about Gabi. Li pretended to be upset. Wendy said she knew when he was lying. He ended up admitting to what he did. She said this was going to blow up in his face. He said Gabi loved him. He said he didn’t set out to have Stefan brainwashed. He said he thought he could use Stefan as a way to move up the corporate ladder. He said he ended up falling in love with Gabi. Wendy said it wasn’t fair to Gabi. He said he didn’t care if she didn’t approve of what he did. He was only concerned about what she was going to do about it. He said he would lose everything if she said anything. He begged her not to say anything. Jada told Eric she wasn’t pregnant anymore. He thought she had a miscarriage. She said she had an abortion. He asked her why she didn’t tell him. She said it was her body and choice. She said she knew he was excited about the baby. She thought he would talk her out of it. She said it wasn’t easy, but it was the right decision. She said it wasn’t about her punishing him for their relationship ending. She said it had nothing to do with him. He asked what changed her mind. She said she believed they could make it work until she talked to Nicole. She said Nicole helped her realize how much of a struggle it would be to be a single mother and a cop. She said she didn’t want to be tied to a person who didn’t love her. She told him the rest of what Nicole told her. He was upset about it. She said she didn’t know if it was Nicole’s intent, but talking to her helped her decide not to have the baby.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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Johnny and Wendy came back from their trip. They couldn’t believe they were right about Rolf tampering with Stefan’s brain. She was afraid to talk to her brother about it. He wanted to go with her in case Li did something, but she thought they would have a better chance of getting information if they divide and conquer. Gabi and Li talked about Rafe and Nicole. Gabi couldn’t believe Nicole would hurt Rafe more than Ava. Li wondered why Nicole would want to go back to an old relationship when she was with someone else. Gabi thought he was talking about her and Stefan. She said Stefan was her past and he was her future. They kissed until Wendy appeared. Wendy said she needed to talk to him. Li flashed back to ordering Rolf to alter Stefan’s mind. LI wanted Wendy to explain why she wasn’t showing up to work to go off with Johnny. Gabi left to get Li some tea. Wendy asked if he made Rolf inject her and Johnny with the mind altering drug. She told him she and Johnny knew what he and Rolf were up to. EJ talked to Stefan about seeing Ava at the crash site. Stefan said he would be there for him. EJ said he appreciated that.

EJ said he was glad Stefan and Chloe were getting closer. He said he wished Gabi could realize that Chloe was the only woman for Stefan. EJ said Chloe was an improvement over Gabi who only wanted to get the company. Johnny walked in and wanted to know how far EJ was going to go. Stefan left them alone so they could talk about Susan. EJ told Johnny what happened to Susan. Johnny asked if he told Sydney. EJ said he told her, but she was inconsolable. EJ told him about the kidnapping. He said he warned Johnny about her. Johnny cried and remembered how he defended her. EJ told him it wasn’t his fault. They talked about Susan. Johnny said she was the first person to realize he was possessed. EJ said until the devil erased her memory. Johnny brought up how EJ had Rolf do the same to him while he was away. EJ was shocked at the timing of his accusation. Johnny apologized. He said he and Wendy knew what EJ and Rolf did to Stefan. Eric called Nicole. She told him they wouldn’t let Jada’s pregnancy come between. She asked if Jada was keeping the baby. Eric said she was keeping it and wondered why she wouldn’t. Their call was interrupted when someone called Nicole. Nicole and Chloe talked about Nicole’s marriage being over. She told Chloe that she ended her marriage so she could be with Eric. She told Chloe that she advised Jada not to have the baby. Chloe was shocked at her behavior. Nicole said she wouldn’t lose Eric again. Chloe said the baby hasn’t changed the way Eric felt about her. She said Jada wasn’t going to come between Nicole and Eric. Nicole said she wanted to be secure because she knew Eric and Jada would fall in love with the baby once it was born. Nicole said it was best for everyone if Jada didn’t have the baby.

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Days Short Recap Monday, November 28, 2022

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Gwen closed her laptop at the office. Jack came in and wondered why she didn’t want to show her work. She told him she was working on a story about Paulina, but Chad didn’t want her to do it. She said she was waiting to do it until she fact checked everything. She thought it was the story of the year. She wondered what she should do. He said he liked how she wanted to make an ethical decision, but she was going to have to decide on what to do. He said her being determined to be a good reporter made him realize he made the right decision by not hiring Xander. She said she didn’t realize that was an option. He said he felt it was a good idea not to have them together. She told him she and Xander were seeing each other. She said they were just friends. He said he didn’t want her to be hurt again. She said she knew Xander didn’t love her and was committed to Sarah. She said she was happy for Xander. Jack said he was proud of her. He wanted to see her work. He said it was good to help one of his daughters. He told her she could call him dad. Sarah asked Xander if he kidnapped Susan and Bonnie. He said he didn’t. She wanted to know what shady thing his employer wanted him to do. He said they wanted him to say a new drug wasn’t addictive, but it was a lie. He said he didn’t want to be a part of something like that. She said she didn’t want to believe he did it, but if he did, she wanted to know. She said she wanted to look up the company he said he worked for. He told her to look. He panicked when she opened the laptop. She found the website. He was shocked that she found it. She apologized for not believing him. She asked him to forgive her. He said he did. He went to call Gwen and told her about the website. She said she built the website for him.

Chad went to the DiMera mansion. He talked to Tony about coming home early. While they were talking, they talked about EJ and Ava. Tony told him that Ava ran off with Susan after EJ took Tripp. Tony told him not to tell Stephanie. Chad said he wouldn’t say anything. Tony said EJ was getting drunk at the crash site. They left to be with him. EJ yelled out Susan’s name. He heard a noise at the crash site. It turned out to be Ava. He wondered if she was there or if he was drunk. She said she was really there. He said no one could have survived that crash. She said she must be dead and pulled out a gun. She told him he may as well join her. She told him about his need to want to one up her. She said that was what killed Susan. He said he didn’t have a conscience so she couldn’t be that. He said she must really be there. He thought Susan could be alive if she was alive. She said she jumped out of the car before it rolled over, but Susan was in the car when it blew up. She threatened to kill him. They fought over the gun. The gun went off. Chad found EJ against a rock with blood on his head. Tony found EJ’s flask. EJ told them Ava was there and she pulled a gun out on them. He said he wanted to find her. Chad and Tony took EJ away.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, November 23, 2022

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Eric told Roman about his situation with Jada, the baby and Nicole. Eric said he wanted to be with Nicole, but they were going to have to have a conversation about how their relationship would work if Jada kept the baby. He said he wanted to be a father, but he supported her right to choose. He said he also understood why she wouldn’t want to have a baby with a man who left her for his ex-wife. Jada was packing her things when Kate came to see her. Jada told her she was moving out because Eric and Nicole were together. She said she was pregnant. Kate told her not to give up on Eric since he and Kate broke up so easily in the past. Jada said Eric made his decision. She said she had to make her decision about the baby. She said if Nicole weren’t a factor, she would be happy to raise a baby with Eric. She said she wasn’t prepared to be a single mother. She thanked Kate for listening. Kate invited her to dinner. She told Jada that it was her life, body and decision. Roman asked Eric if he would want to raise the baby with Jada if Nicole wasn’t in the picture. Eric said he would, but he loved Nicole. He said that was why it was a big mess. Kate showed up and didn’t care for his comment. Jada showed up and said Kate helped her. She said she made her decision about the baby.

Nicole went to Rafe’s house. He wanted to know why she was there. She said she came to get her things. They talked about Ava and EJ. She wanted to make the dessert she promised to make for Thanksgiving. He didn’t want it at first. He agreed to it because of Arianna. He told her he didn’t want to drag out the divorce. He thought they should get lawyers. He said he wouldn’t fight her on it considering she was with Eric. He said they would call it irreconcilable differences. When she finished the pie, she apologized to him. He thought he deserved what happened after what he did to Ava. Nicole said he wished they could be friends the way they were before. He said it wasn’t possible, at least not right now. She said goodbye.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, November 22, 2022

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Rolf called Li from Wendy’s phone. Rolf told Li about what happened with Johnny and Li. Rolf said he had them restrained. Rolf wanted to take their vocal chords for an experiment he was working on. Li said he had a better idea. Gabi walked in and heard Li say he wanted Wendy back empty handed. Gabi questioned him about what he was talking about. He lied to her about what he was talking about. He said he wanted Wendy back in Salem. He said when she got back he was going to fire her. Gabi defended Wendy to Li. She said Wendy and Johnny were cute together. Li said Johnny was a spoiled brat. Gabi said he should let them enjoy their vacation. He said there were consequences. Johnny and Wendy woke up in restraints. Rolf showed up and destroyed the recording Johnny made. Rolf got the syringe ready. He said he was giving Johnny the same injection he gave Gabi. He said when they got to Salem, they would have forgotten why they came. Rolf prepared the syringe for Wendy, but Johnny stopped him. Johnny argued with Rolf. Wendy knocked Rolf out from behind. They restrained him on the gurney and threatened to expose what he did to Stefan. They left him in the lab.

While Rafe was at the airstrip, he called an APB out on Ava. Ava drove Susan on a slick road. EJ followed them in his car. Charlie told Ave to drive off a cliff with Susan. EJ went to the edge and yelled out for his mother. Rafe said he called the FBI since a member of the DiMera family was kidnapped by a Vitalli. While he was talking to the FBI, he got a call about the crash. Rafe showed up where EJ was. He stopped EJ from going down to the cliff. The car exploded. EJ wanted to go to his mother. Rafe followed him. Rafe sat with EJ until the rescue team showed up. A firefighter told EJ there was no one way Susan could have survived the fire. Rafe wanted to take him to the police station to get his statement about Susan’s kidnapping. EJ said it wouldn’t bring him back. Rafe wanted to put it on record. EJ said he didn’t want to relive that again. He left.

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Days Short Recap Monday, November 21, 2022

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Justin and Alex found Bonnie in the shed. She told them how she ended up in the shed. They took her to the Kiriakis mansion. Bonnie told Sarah and Maggie what happened to her. Rafe showed up to question Bonnie. She said it was a person in a clown mask wearing a blue suit. She said his build was more of a strongman than a clown. Susan kept talking to Xander. She kept trying to get him to let her go free. She wanted to know where they were going. He said he was taking her home. Charlie kept convincing Ava to kill Susan. He said she could prove that she was a Vitalli. He said she could stick it to EJ. Xander came in the crypt with Susan. Ava pulled Xander to the side and yelled at him about bringing Susan there. She had an idea. She told him while she went to get the money, he would stay behind and kill Susan. He said he didn’t sign up for that. She said they needed to take something from EJ he couldn’t replace. Xander said she lost it. He told Susan that he was taking her home. Ava took off his mask. Susan was shocked.

Ava told Xander that he didn’t have a choice but to do what he needed to do. She gave Xander a gun and left to meet with EJ. Susan begged Xander not to kill her. She said she wouldn’t tell anyone that he was involved. She said she wouldn’t tell EJ either. Xander apologized to her, but the stakes were too high. He said Sarah would never understand this. He said he had to do it. Susan said she wouldn’t say anything. He said Ava would say something if he didn’t do what she wanted. He pointed a gun at her. EJ told Tony that he would do whatever Ava wanted to make sure his mother got home safely. He said he spoke to the banker and the money was ready to go. He said he had to deal with Ava. He pulled out a gun. He said Ava wanted to meet with him at the airfield. EJ told Tony that the gun was for show. Rafe showed up at the DiMera mansion so he could talk to EJ. Tony told him where he was. Ava met with EJ. She told him to give her the money or she would put a bullet in his mother’s head. EJ sent her the money. Once she got the money, she told him she would get Susan’s body back. She told him his mother was dead. He pulled out his gun and threatened her. She told him to pull the trigger. She said she would gladly go to her grave knowing that she beat him. Susan ran in front of them. Susan told him to put the gun down. Ava grabbed Susan with her own gun. Ava dragged Susan to the car.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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Wendy talks to Johnny about what Li did. Johnny said if Li had Stefan brainwashed, he did it because he was in love. He said his father did it for power. He said his family has been taking over people’s brains for years. He released Rolf wouldn’t have come all the way to Jakarta if he didn’t have a lab. She thought it was a great place to start. She started looking through the DiMera finances to find Rolf’s lab. She told Johnny she should go alone and record their conversation. He had a better idea. He put a mic on her. Gabi walked into the DiMera office. She was looking for EJ. Stefan was in the office instead. She told Stefan that she wanted Gabi Chic back since EJ was handling personal business. He told her the DiMeras own it now. He said there was nothing she could do to change his mind. When she was about to slap him, he caught her wrist. Li showed up. She was upset about wanting her company back. Li said he would talk to EJ about it. Li let Stefan know that he was looking for Wendy. Stefan said she was working remotely. Li called her, but she didn’t answer the phone. Gabi told him Wendy was staying with Allie and Chanel. Li left to find Wendy.

Chad left a message for Stephanie telling her that Sloan gave the file to Gwen. Kate went to see him. She asked him about Stephanie. He said it didn’t matter because she was dating Alex. He said he supported her. Kate asked what would happen when he wanted to be more than friends. He said he didn’t know if that would ever happen. Kate said Abby would want him to fall in love again. He said Stephanie and Alex might break up by then. Kate said Stephanie and Alex might fall in love. Chanel admitted to Allie that she killed someone. She told Allie that it happened when she was a senior in college. She said she was struggling in one of her classes. She said Nathan (her professor) gave her extra attention. She said it led to an affair. She said she got a text to meet him on the university rooftop. She said when she got there, Nathan’s wife (Martha) was there. Chanel said they argued. She said Martha attacked her. Chanel didn’t realize how close they were to the edge. She ended up pushing Martha. Chanel said when she looked over the edge, Martha was lying in a pool of blood. Chanel said when the police came, she confessed to everything. She said Paulina showed up and made everything go away. She said the university released a statement saying Martha committed suicide. She said her statement and pictures were gone. She said she pushed her guilt away which was how she met Allie. She said it came back because she never paid for what she did. She said she killed the woman and now had to pay the consequences. Sloan told Paulina that she was the blackmailer. Paulina noticed that Sloan looked like Martha. Sloan said she was her daughter. She said before her father died from alcohol, he admitted that her mother didn’t commit suicide. She said she decided to find out the truth at his funeral. She said that was how she found out about Chanel. Paulina said Chanel pushed Martha in self-defense. She said she wouldn’t let Sloan change history and ruin her daughter’s life. Sloan said Paulina and Chanel would get what they deserved.

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Days Short Recap Monday, November 14, 2022

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Kayla walked in on Steve comforting Ava. Ava said she was counting on him. She ended up leaving. He told Kayla about Tripp being kidnapped. She said she didn’t understand why EJ would kidnap Tripp. She thought Ava might have done something to him. She thought Ava was hiding something from Steve. He said he would deal with it later. He said he had to go to Seattle. She told him to get two seats because she was going with him. He told her not to go, but she refused to listen. Tony told EJ to pay Ava the ransom. EJ thought his actions made his mother safe. He called Ava and told her not to ignore him. She showed up at the mansion. They threatened each other and made demands on each other. She told him she could have someone shoot Susan. He grabbed her by the throat. Tony took him off of her. EJ told her to leave. She told him to get the money because she was running out of patience. When she left, Tony told him to pay the ransom before something happened. Eric and Jada were shocked that she was pregnant. Jada asked Sarah if the test could be wrong. Sarah said they weren’t. She said she would run the test again. She left them alone to talk.

Jada told Eric she saw him kissing Nicole. Jada said she knew Nicole had strong feelings for him, but she didn’t realize he had feelings for her too. He told her he was in denial for a while. He said he thought he and Nicole were done when he got with Jada. She said she didn’t know what she was going to do about the pregnancy. She said it wasn’t his problem. He said he wanted to make the decisions together. He said he wanted to be there for her. She agreed to what he wanted, but she wanted him to leave. Rafe was furious with Nicole. He said she still had feelings for Eric before they got married. She said there was nothing she wanted more than to be his wife. She said that was before she knew Eric left the priesthood. Rafe said she used him to get over Eric. She said she did. She apologized to him. He told her to leave, but she refused to leave until he understood that she thought she was over Eric and thought she could have a life with him. She told him she meant her wedding vows. She said she wanted them to be the last ones she said. He asked her when wedding vows mean anything to her. He told her marriage was a game to her. He told her to ask Victor, Lucas and EJ. He reminded her that she cheated on Xander. He told her she got what she wanted which was all that mattered to her. She gave him back his ring. She told him she didn’t deserve the ring or him. She said she did everything wrong and he did everything right. He said there was something he didn’t do right. He wasn’t Eric. She left. She ran into Eric. She told him that she and Rafe were over. He told her Jada was pregnant.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, November 9, 2022

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Chad saw Sloan and saw her celebrating. He said she didn’t have a reason to celebrate since she didn’t have any reason to blackmail Paulina since Stephanie took the file. Sloan said she stole the file back thanks to Leo. Chad asked her how much she wanted in order to get it back. Sloan said Paulina would get what was coming to her. She said Paulina had no one to blame but him and Stephanie. She said she went to Trask about it. Chad hurried up and made a call. At the Bistro, Stephanie thanked Alex for getting the file. He said if that was all it took to get a date with her, he would do it all over again. She said it might be time for her to rethink her reason for not wanting to date him. He was happy to hear that. She ignored her phone when Chad called. Chad interrupted their date to tell them about Sloan. Alex wondered how Leo got in Paulina’s safe. Alex wanted to confront Leo. He was at the Bistro with Sonny. Chad and Stephanie stopped Alex from going after Leo. Stephanie asked Leo if Sloan was in Paulina’s office. Leo said she was in the office. He said he opened the safe in front of Sloan. He said he didn’t help her. He said he was distracted when he counted the money.

Stephanie told Alex that she had to get to work. She said she had to take a rain check. Chad left with her. Abe took Paulina to her office. He said he knew the reporters would ask her questions she didn’t have the answers to. He wondered if she did have the answers. She told him Sloan was blackmailing her over Chanel. She said the file was missing from her safe. She said she wanted to see Chanel. He wanted to come up with a plan first. He asked her what Chanel did. She told him what happened. He couldn’t believe she was holding on to that for so long. Paulina apologized for keeping it from him. He said he understood why she did it. He said he would do anything to help. Belle was at the police station with Trask when Shawn brought Chanel in. Belle told Chanel not to say anything. Shawn took Chanel to booking. Allie showed up and told Belle that Chanel was arrested for murder. When Shawn came back, he told Belle and Allie that Chanel was with Trask. Allie asked him to help Chanel. Belle went to the interrogation room. She interrupted Trask’s questions and asked Chanel if she wanted a lawyer. Chanel said she did. Belle told Trask that the interrogation was over. Trask left them alone. Chanel told her about the blackmail file. Belle said she didn’t need to know everything now. She said she wanted to look over the evidence. Allie told Trask that Chanel wasn’t a murderer. Trask said Chanel was keeping a big secret, but it was going to come out soon.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, November 8, 2022

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Chad caught Stephanie covering up Paulina’s opponent’s poster with Paulina’s. Stephanie said it was an impulse. She said she wanted to make sure Paulina won. He said he had no doubt Paulina would win. He wanted to take Stephanie out for dinner to celebrate if Paulina won. She said she already had plans with Alex. Chad wondered why she changed her mind. She said she wanted to thank him for the file which saved her job. He said going out to dinner with Alex would make him think she wanted to be with him. She said her opinion about Alex changed. She said she was going to dinner with an open mind. She said Chad was the reason why she wanted to open up to someone again since he wasn’t interested. He wanted to know who said he wasn’t interested. She told him how she heard him talking to Alex about it. He said he didn’t know how to answer Alex’s questions about his feelings for her. He blurted it out. He said he wanted to see where the attraction would take them. He said he was still grieving Abby. He said he wasn’t ready to see anyone seriously. He said he didn’t know if he would ever be. He said he was glad she was ready to date again even if it was Alex. Abe met Paulina in her office. They checked the polls and saw they were leading. Leo came in and said Paulina had messages from the governor and Sloan. Abe wondered why Sloan kept bothering Paulina. Paulina said Sloan wanted a job as her lawyer, but she couldn’t take no for an answer.

When Abe left, Leo admitted to Paulina that Sloan was still bothering him for the money he owed her. He asked Paulina for an advance in his salary. Paulina agreed to give him the money. She got an alert about a meeting and had to give him the money later. Sloan showed up at the Kiriakis mansion and accused him of taking her file. He said he didn’t take it. She didn’t believe him. She walked out of the mansion. Sonny asked him about the file Alex said he stole it for Stephanie. Sloan went to Paulina’s office. She saw Leo. He told her she would have her money. She said she would send in her associates. He was afraid and went in Paulina’s safe. He thought she wouldn’t mind. Sloan noticed the blackmail file in the safe. Abe and Paulina found out they won the election. He said that he was grateful that he was elected, but he was stepping down as mayor to support his wife. Paulina thanked her family and everyone who helped her. While everyone was celebrating Paulina’s victory, Shawn showed up to arrest Chanel on suspicion of murder.

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Days Short Recap Monday, November 7, 2022

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Chloe stops herself from kissing Stefan. He told her Brady wasn’t wasting time moving on from her so she could move on from him. She agreed with him. When he got closer to her, she asked him how it would look to HR if they started dating each other. He said they were on equal ground at work. All they had to do was let HR know about it. He said he was ready to let the world know how he felt about her. He asked if she was ready. She said she didn’t care what people thought. She asked if his feelings for her were real or if someone put them there. He said Gabi believed Rolf’s hands were clean. He said he believed it too. He said he was confused about things lately, but he wasn’t confused about her. He said he wanted to take his second chance at life with her. He wants to make her forget about Brady. He wanted to take her wherever she wanted to go. She agreed to go with her. Wendy and Johnny hoped that finding Ned (the pilot) would lead them to Rolf. Johnny wanted to call Tony and ask him about Ned. She said Tony could be in on it with EJ. Johnny thought she was right. He said Anna had a soft spot for him. EJ talked to Tony about Stefan being brainwashed. Tony was furious. EJ told him not to tell anyone. He said he couldn’t tell Anna. EJ said they were protecting Stefano’s legacy. Tony wasn’t sure how to feel.

Anna went to Allie’s apartment to meet Johnny and Wendy. They told her about Stefan being brainwashed. Anna said she knew what it was like to be manipulated so she called Ned. She told him Tony died and she needed to bring Rolf back from the dead. Ned said he was in Jakarta. After Anna left, got online and made it look as if the jet was being serviced so no one would see where they took it. Ava and Charlie talked about their plan. Xander texted her and told her he had Susan. Charlie told Ava to make her demands to EJ. She said EJ couldn’t know she was behind it. She said she wouldn’t see Tripp again if she had to go on the run. Charlie said the Johnsons were Tripp’s family now. He said he was all Ava had. He told her to make sure EJ knew she was behind what was going on. He said once they get the money from EJ, they could take Henry somewhere where no one would find him. She liked the idea. Xander put Susan in the garden shed. He tied her to a chair and put a sack over her head. She asked him to take it off. He put on a clown mask before he took off the sack. He left the shed and called Ava. He told her to get their money. He went back to Susan. She said he wasn’t evil. She said he was sad. She said she didn’t think he wanted to do this. He said what he wanted wasn’t relevant. He said no one would get hurt as long as EJ did what he was supposed to do. Ava called EJ. She told him Susan was being taken care of. She said if he did what he was supposed to, he would have his mother back in one piece.

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Li complimented Chloe’s performance. He wanted her to work for DiMera. Brady said Chloe deserved it, but he thought Kristen put him up to it. Li told him Kristen didn’t work for DiMera anymore. He said the offer was legitimate. Nicole didn’t like the idea of modeling with Eric. Alex said they looked good together. He said he would take the test shots. He walked out of the room. She told Eric about her concerns about the shoot. She was worried about Rafe. Eric said he wouldn’t do it if she gave the word. Li tried to convince Chloe to take the job. She thought Stefan put him up to it. He said Stefan moving on with her would benefit him, but this was about business. He said Stefan didn’t know about it. She said she was proud of the work she and Brady did at Basic Black. Brady said they made a great team. She said they did make a great team, but she was ready for something new. She told Li she would take the job. Li was happy and left. Brady told Chloe that he didn’t want things to be like this. She wanted to know what he was trying to tell her. He congratulated her on her new job. She cried and walked away from him.

Alex told Eric and Nicole they looked as if they didn’t want to do the shoot. He tried to convince them to do it. She agreed to do it. Eric and Nicole started posing for the shoot. Gabi and Stefan ran into each other. They talked about Chloe and Li. They also talked about the way he felt about Gabi. She said she found Rolf. She said Rolf said he didn’t alter Stefan’s feelings. Stefan said their marriage was meaningless. She said she wanted revenge for sending her to prison for Andre’s murder, but she fell in love with him. She told him about a wedding cake she hid in the kitchen to celebrate her success. Li found the two of them together. Stefan walked away from them. Wendy looked through Li’s papers at DiMera while on the phone with Johnny. She told him what she overheard about Rolf. EJ walked in and asked if she needed help. She hung up the phone. She introduced herself. He asked if she was looking for something. She said he was going to digitally convert Li’s paper files. EJ didn’t want her to do it. While she was looking through Li’s digital records, she found out he requested a list of DiMera pilots who left the company in the last five years. She called the travel department and left a message for Johnny. She told him they could find out where Li sent Rolf. She said they would be one step closer to finding out what EJ and Li did to Stefan.

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EJ accused Johnny of plotting revenge because of Ava. Susan came in and told EJ to leave Johnny alone. EJ asked Johnny what happened with the clown. Johnny said he wasn’t trying to kill him. Johnny said he wasn’t scheming against him. EJ said he hoped that was true because he would hate the idea of his son betraying him. Paulina let Sloan know that her money was on the way. When Paulina got off the phone, Stephanie came in. Paulina yelled at her. Stephanie showed her the blackmail file. Paulina said she would keep her on board since the election was a week away. Stephanie said Sloan could plant a rumor which could ruin everything. Paulina said they would be in the clear. Chad went to see Alex to convince Victor not to fire Stephanie. Alex said it wouldn’t happen because he had the file. Alex wondered why Chad was concerned about it. He asked if Chad had feelings for her. Chad said it was none of his business. Chad realized Alex still had feelings for her. Chad let Alex know that she wasn’t into him. Stephanie showed up and listened to their conversation. Alex said Chad was marking his territory. Chad said the love of his life died. He said he didn’t want to move on with anyone right now especially not Stephanie. Alex said he would want to move on eventually. Chad told him to leave it alone. He said there would never be anything between him and Stephanie. She was disappointed. She walked in the room and let them know she got her job back with Paulina. She asked if she could talk to Alex alone. Chad left them alone. She told Alex that she wanted to repay him by taking him out to dinner. He said that was crossing the line. She said she was willing to make an exception.

Xander was at the town square looking for a job. Ava showed up and asked him to kidnap EJ’s mother. She said she would make it worth his while. He refused to do it. EJ showed up. Xander asked EJ for a job in exchange for information on one of his enemies. EJ thought he was talking about Victor. EJ said questioned his loyalty. EJ said he was a loser who got outsmarted by Philip. EJ said he could cut hedges if he needed a job. EJ walked away. Johnny thanked Susan for sticking up for him. She asked if he was telling the truth. Johnny said he wouldn’t dress up like a clown to scare EJ. Susan asked him about Chanel. She told him not to give up on love. When she touched his chest, she said love wasn’t too far away. Ava asked Xander if he changed his mind about helping her. She said all he had to do was babysit Susan until EJ paid ransom. Xander liked the idea. He agreed to do it. He wanted to bleed EJ dry.

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Johnny told Wendy that she could stay with his sister and her girlfriend. He told Wendy that Chanel used to be his wife. He said he and Allie were twins, but they had different fathers. Wendy was shocked. He continued to tell her the story about Chanel and how the devil ruined everything. She asked if he was seeing someone, but his father made her leave town. Wendy figured out he was talking about Tripp’s mother. He said he wished things could have worked out between him and Ava, but now he was ready to move on. He told her they should go to Allie’s place. Chanel wanted to tell Allie something, but Paulina texted Chanel. Paulina told her there was a problem. Chanel told Allie that she had to run an errand. Sonny showed up and asked if she had a threesome with Alex. He said he wouldn’t judge her. Allie told him that she had a threesome. Johnny and Wendy overheard them. Sonny left the apartment. Johnny made fun of Allie having a threesome. Wendy stopped him from making fun of her.

Abe told Leo not to get too comfortable with his new job. Paulina wanted to know why he didn’t want her to hire Leo. Leo told her about the things Leo did. Leo said he deserved a second chance like Paulina got. She said she liked his spirit. She said she had an instinct about him. He was excited and left. Abe wanted to know what Paulina was going to tell him. Chanel went to see Paulina. Abe left. Paulina told Chanel that Stephanie had everything under control. Chanel said she was afraid Allie wouldn’t look at her the same. Paulina told her to hold on. Sloan was with Chad. She told him that she would give him the incriminating evidence for the money. She said she had to go home for the information. He told her they could try to get more money out of Paulina and split it. He pulled out the money and asked her to have a drink with him. Leo showed up and said he got a job. He showed her his check. She took it as a down payment. He asked her to give him some money because he had to eat. She gave him money. He said the money was counterfeit. Chad told Leo to leave. Sloan told him the deal went down tomorrow or Paulina’s daughter was going to be exposed. She left the pub. He texted Stephanie to let her know that Sloan was on her way home. Stephanie told Alex that she was at Sloan’s place because she was blackmailing her client. She told him he was sleeping with a snake who didn’t have a soul. She looked through Sloan’s apartment. Alex told her she had to worry about him. She told him to keep his mouth shut. She got a text from Chad. Alex said he couldn’t wait to tell Sloan what she did. Stephanie asked him not to say anything. Sloan came back and made out with Alex. Stephanie snuck out while they were making out.

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Chad wanted to know what Stephanie had planned for Sloan. She said she didn’t know what the plan was. They talked about how to handle Sloan. He said they could pay her. She said she wasn’t going to let him use his money to help her client. She said they would give Sloan the money she was looking for. She said Steve and John had the counterfeit money they got from the D.E.A. for busting the drug dealer. She said the bills were at Black Patch. She wanted him to handle the money with Sloan while she broke into Sloan’s apartment. Sonny told Alex that Will wasn’t coming home. He wanted to hang out with Alex, but he said he had plans. He said he was going to get lucky tonight. He said he was going to ease his broken heart. He told Sonny about his threesome with Allie and Chanel. Sonny told him not to let anyone else know that. Alex got a message from Sloan and decided to leave to meet her.

Sloan ran into Leo. She let him know that she had a detective track him down because she wanted her money. She said if he didn’t pay her back, she was going to use a collection agency to get her money. He said he didn’t have any money. She said he better get her money. Sloan went to her room and met with Alex. They started making out. While they were making out, Stephanie called her. Stephanie told her someone would meet her at the pub. Sloan told Alex to stay put. She handcuffed him on the bed. Stephanie called Chad to let him know what was going on. She picked the lock in Sloan’s apartment. Sloan met with Chad at the pub. He gave her the suitcase of money. Stephanie was shocked to see Alex in Sloan’s apartment. Abe met with Paulina in the conference room. He told her he would resign from his job if she won the election. She said she wouldn’t let him leave Salem. He said he wanted to be there with her. She said she had to tell him something. Leo went to Paulina to get his money. She said she recognized him. She gave him a check, but it wasn’t enough money. He told her about Sloan and how she was blackmailing him. She wanted him to work for her. He said he would take the job. Abe wanted to know why Leo was there.

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John told Marlena that she would be going home from the hospital. He also told her Brady and Chloe broke up. Marlena thought it wouldn’t be good for Rachel. John thought Kristen was behind what was going on. They both thought Kristen would do anything to get her hands on Rachel. Marlena said Kristen would do the same for Brady. Brady let Chloe know that Kristen was moving in with him. Chloe told him to go back to the judge and find another way. He said it was his only option. She asked why he was doing this. He said it was for Rachel. Chloe said she didn’t even know him anymore since he caved to Kristen. Kristen was glad Chloe was gone. Brady told her Rachel would figure out that she only thought about herself. He said she wouldn’t be able to pretend to be a good mother for long. She told him to never threaten her relationship with her daughter. She said she had the upper hand. She said they would be a family if she wanted them to be. She said the women wouldn’t get their doses if he didn’t do what she wanted. She left the room. When John and Marlena came home, Brady told them he had something to tell them. Kristen came into the room. John wanted to know why she was there. She asked Brady if he wanted to tell them or did he want her to tell them. Kristen went to the kitchen. John told Brady he had some explaining to do. Stefan ran into Li. Li told Stefan to keep fighting for Chloe even though she’s with Brady. Stefan said Chloe and Brady broke up. Li said it worked out for him. Stefan thought it worked out for Li. Li said he was thrown when Stefan came to town. He said it was obvious Stefan didn’t care for Gabi. Stefan said his feelings for Gabi were gone. He said he didn’t know why. Li said Stefan could still be with Chloe. Stefan said Li could be with Gabi.

Chloe went to her room and saw Stefan leaving a note for her. He told her he was sorry about her break up. She told him she wished she was on a plane out of Salem. He found a way to recreate their night in Miami. She appreciated it. Rolf decided to leave Salem. When he was about to leave, Gabi showed up. She said he wasn’t going anywhere until they talked about what he did to Stefan. Rolf said he saved Stefan’s life. She grabbed his box and wanted to know what he did. He said he didn’t do anything. She smashed a vial from the box. He said he used Jake’s heart to save Stefan. She wanted to know what else he did. When he wouldn’t tell her anything, she smashed another vial. He said Stefan figured out that she wasn’t worthy of him. She pushed him up against the wall and put a scalpel to his throat. When she threatened to cut him, he told her he brainwashed Stefan for Kristen. He told her Li was in on it. She said she couldn’t think about that now. She wanted him to reverse what he did. He told her the antidote was in the box. She told him to get it. He pulled out a syringe and stuck it in her.

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Roman told Kate that there was a miracle. He told her about the serum that Marlena took. Kate told him to go to the hospital. Chad showed up to be with Kate. Chad apologized for not being there for her. Kate apologized for not being there for him with Abby. He said there was no way she could have known what happened. She hated herself for ever being with Clyde. Chad said she picked a good one this time. She said he was right. She talked about how much time she and Roman had left. She said she had to stay positive. He said he knew she would because she was Kate. After Rex gave Marlena the serum, her heart began to race. She said she couldn’t breathe. John tried to talk to her until her heart slowed down. Rex said her vitals were rebounding. John wanted to know what that meant. Marlena said it meant it was working. She said she could feel it. Kristen told Brady on the phone that he should end things with Chloe. She said the future doses depended on him. He yelled at her and told her not to call him again. When he got off the phone, Chloe wondered what was going on. He lied about what was going on.

Kristen went to the hospital. She saw Brady and Chloe together. When Brady walked off, Kristen went over to Chloe. They got into an argument. Brady showed back up and talked about Rachel hating Chloe. Kristen said they knew how to fix the situation. She walked away from them. Tripp told everyone in Kayla’s room that Marlena got the serum. Kayla passed out. Roman came in and said Marlena was recovering. Steve said they were running out of time. Steve told them to give Kayla the serum. Kayla passed out. Tripp and Rex gave her CPR. Roman wanted to know if it was safe to give Kate the serum. Kayla woke up. Rex and Tripp said there was no way to know if the serum made Kayla act the way she did. Kayla wanted to let Roman know what happened wasn’t his fault. Chad and Kate talked about his new job with Stephanie. He said he wasn’t ready to move on from Abby. Kate passed out while they were talking. Rex and Roman showed up. Rex gave her the serum. The serum worked for her. Kate wanted Chad and Rex to leave so she could be with Roman. Kristen went to see Marlena. Kristen yelled at her for not helping her with Rachel’s custody. Kristen said God helped Marlena and would help her too. She walked out of Marlena’s room. Brady told Chloe they couldn’t go on like this. He said he loved her, but his daughter was miserable. He said he had to put her first. She asked if he was breaking up with her. He said he was sorry. He told her he loved her. Kristen showed up and told him she knew he could do it. He said she wouldn’t get away with it. She said she already did. She said Chloe would be fine.

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Chloe went to see Kristen. Chloe said it was best for them if they worked together for Rachel’s sake. Kristen said Chloe being out of Rachel’s life would be best. Chloe accused Kristen of putting the note in Rachel’s lunchbox. Kristen said she didn’t know what she was talking about. Kristen accused Chloe of changing the judge’s mind at the hearing. Chloe said she did and would do it again. She said Brady was happy about it. Kristen told Chloe that Rachel hated her. Kristen said Chloe should give Brady his freedom before Rachel hated him. Chloe said she tried to do that, but it didn’t work. Kristen said she had a feeling that it wouldn’t last long. Chloe said Brady wouldn’t dream about giving her what she wanted. Kristen said maybe Brady wanted to be the one to end it. Kristen wondered why Chloe was there instead of with Brady at Marlena’s deathbed. Chloe walked out. Kristen said her bad day was just beginning. Nicole showed up while Eric was on the phone with Sami. Nicole asked about Marlena, Kate and Kayla. He told her how they were. He told her Kate and Roman got married. Nicole said Kate and Roman have been through a lot, but they were each other’s destiny. Eric said some couples were like that. He was about to leave to see Marlena when Nicole stopped him. She said he was always there for other people and that someone should be there for him. They hugged each other. Rafe showed up while they were hugging. Rafe told them about the solution. Eric went to see Marlena. Nicole said she hoped the medication worked. Rafe said he hoped it did too so she could stop hugging Eric.

Rafe told Nicole that he was getting tired of seeing her hugging Eric. She said she was supporting her friend. He said it was an excuse. He said he was her husband now. He said she forgot that she was married to him. She told him it was her idea to get married. He said she wanted to do it right away because she saw Eric at Abe and Paulina’s wedding. She said she wanted a simple wedding. He said she felt that she let go of Eric too easily. He thought he was a mistake to her. He said she thought if she married him, she would stop pining after Eric. She said he was her husband and she loved him. He asked her why she didn’t ask if she could work with Eric. He said it felt as if she wanted to recreate the magic she and Eric had when they first fell in love. Brady stopped John from destroying the vial. Brady didn’t tell him how he knew about the vial. He said it could be what they were waiting for. Jada said John wouldn’t forgive himself if it was the cure. John said he knew they were right. Rex went to analyze the serum. Jada asked Brady if he knew who wrote the note about the serum. He said he didn’t. She wondered why he wanted to use the serum so badly. He said he wanted to help. John and Shawn went to Marlena’s room. They told Belle about the serum. Marlena asked Shawn to take care of Belle. John told Marlena to hold on a little longer. Eric showed up at the hospital. He thanked her for getting the serum there. She said she wanted it to work, but she wondered where it came from. He said he didn’t want to leave his mother alone. He asked her to get his father and Kate if it worked. Rex told Brady that the serum was the same one from 25 years ago. Rex went to Marlena’s room. He said the serum wasn’t 100 percent, but he felt good about it. Marlena wanted him to use the serum. She told Eric that she wanted the last rites. John said she was the one great love of his life. Rex gave her the injection.

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Stephanie was upset when she saw John crushing the orchid. She thought it was the cure. He told her it was another one of Orpheus’ schemes. She wondered what her mother was going to do. Steve was with Kayla in her room. Tripp and Joey showed up to see her. They were tired of Stephanie not telling them what was going on so they wanted to see for themselves. Kayla and Steve told them that Orpheus poisoned her as well as Marlena and Kate. Steve left to check on Marlena. Kayla tried to prepare Joey and Tripp for the worst, but they didn’t want to hear it. Tripp said he regretted the time he wasted being angry at her. She said she was proud of them. Tripp said he wouldn’t have tried to become a doctor if it weren’t for her. Joey said she and Steve were there for him during the worst time in his life. He said he wished there was something he could do. Steve ran into Stephanie. He told her Joey and Tripp were with Kayla. She went to see Kayla. John told him that he was right about wanting to end Orpheus after he was pardoned. John said he would end Orpheus himself if their wives didn’t make it. They talked about how helpless they felt. Steve said he regretted the time he wasted not being with Kayla. John said he understood how he felt.

Stephanie apologized for keeping Joey and Tripp in the dark about Kayla. Kayla woke up and said it was her idea to do it. Steve came back to the room. She said she was happy they were all there. Chloe talked to Nicole about her issues with Rachel. Chloe said she didn’t know how to handle the situation with Rachel. Nicole said she wished she could be there for Eric. She told Chloe that Rafe and Jada caught her hugging Eric. Nicole said Jada claimed him as her boyfriend. Nicole said she understood that, but there was a pull between her and Eric. She said she would be lying if she said she didn’t feel it. Chloe said she wanted her to be happy, but she didn’t want her to do something stupid. Kristen told Brady that Rolf grew a new orchid. She said she had it. Brady said she was playing games. She showed him a picture of her holding the orchid. He didn’t believe her. She said the serum was formulated and he was wasting time the women didn’t have. He thought she wanted custody of Rachel so he agreed to it. She said she wanted him to break up with Chloe and get back together with her. He refused to be with her. She said Marlena would die unless he made everyone think that they got back together for Rachel’s sake. She said he couldn’t say anything about blackmail. He said she was a monster. She said she considered herself a mother who loved her child. She told him that the women were going to need a second dose in a few months and a booster after that. She said he couldn’t dump her after they were cured. She said they were in it for the long haul. He agreed to do it because he didn’t have a choice. He said he had conditions. He said he wouldn’t say anything to Chloe until after the first dose. She agreed to it. She said once the women are feeling better, he had to dump Chloe. He said they would be a family, but he would never make love to her. He said she would be more lonely in a loveless relationship. She said only time would tell. He said he hated her. She said there was a thin line between love and hate. He told her to be careful what she wished for. He walked away from her.

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Rolf went to see Kristen. He let her know the police were ransacking his lab. She was glad they wouldn’t find the orchid. She picked up the orchid. He moved his sensitive info, but he didn’t want the police to digging through his work. He realized she was taking care of the orchid. He wanted to know about her end game. She didn’t tell him what her plans were, but she wanted to know why he was so worried about Marlena. She mentioned the clones he had already. He let her know that if the women die, it would be her fault because she had the cure. John held Marlena’s hand. Eric and Belle arrived and asked about the orchid. John told them that Rolf didn’t have the orchid. Shawn let John know that he didn’t find the orchid at the lab. Marlena woke up and hoped no one gave up on her. They assured her they didn’t give up on her. Eric led them in a prayer. Marlena wanted Eric to check on Roman and Kate. He didn’t want to leave her. Marlena didn’t want him to argue with her in her condition. Eric left the room just as Sami called Marlena. She wanted to be there for her, but she had to deal with Sydney. Sami wanted to talk to Belle. She assured Sami that she and Eric would take care of their mother. John was taking care of Marlena when Sarah brought a delivery for her. John and Marlena read the card and saw that Orpheus sent her flowers.

Lucas called Kate from Statesville. She let him know that Roman proposed to her. She told him that she was proud of him for taking responsibility for what he did. She wished him happiness. She assured him that she would see him when he got out. She got off the phone with Lucas. She told Roman that she couldn’t tell Lucas the truth. He knew she would see Lucas again. He told her that he wanted to get married right away. They needed a witness. Rex and Eric arrived so Roman said their timing was perfect. Eric performed the ceremony so Kate and Roman got married. Chloe told Brady they should break up because of Kristen. She told him that Rachel hated her. Brady told her that Kristen would get her way. He reminded her that they loved each other. She was afraid that he would lose Rachel. He knew that sacrificing his happiness wouldn’t change his situation wouldn’t change Rachel around. Later, Brady met with Kristen. He confronted her about the note that was in Rachel’s lunchbox. Kristen didn’t know what he was talking about. He didn’t have time for her games because Marlena was dying. She said that Marlena didn’t have to die. She thought she could save Marlena,  Kayla and Kate.

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Chad went to see Stephanie. He wanted to apologize for what happened. She said they were both drunk and were trying to forget about what was going on. He said he enjoyed working with her and didn’t want to mess things up. She told him Paulina was in trouble. She asked him to go with her to see Paulina. They met with Paulina. Paulina wanted him to sign a NDA before she gave them the folder. Paulina wanted to know what they were going to do about it. Gabi went to her office and found EJ in there. He told her he had proof that Ava’s marriage was a fraud. He said Ava said it was her idea. He said Jake’s shares went to Vivian, but she couldn’t vote because she was incarcerated. He said they had to go with the proxy which would be Stefan. He told her she was out of moves. He told her checkmate before he left her office. Wendy went to see Li, She said she couldn’t work IT at Fairbanks anymore. She said she wanted a job in Salem. He told her it wasn’t that simple. She said he was engaged to the CEO. She asked if he screwed that up too. She said she heard about his meltdown about Stefan.

Gabi called Li to come to the office. When he got off the phone, Wendy told him she wanted to go with him. He left without her. She wondered why he was so worried about Stefan. She looked at his tablet. She found pictures of Li and Gabi’s pictures. She left to find out what was going on. Johnny ran into Stefan at the DiMera mansion. Johnny asked him if he saw EJ. Stefan said he left, but Stefan knew what was going on with him and Ava. Stefan defended EJ to Johnny. Johnny was upset about him defending EJ. Stefan said it was about getting Gabi out of the company. Johnny was confused because the only thing he heard about Stefan was he was in love with Gabi. Johnny wondered what Rolf did to Stefan. Stefan said Rolf had nothing to do with his feelings. Stefan asked what Rolf would have to gain by making him hate Gabi. Johnny said EJ did something so Stefan could side with him. Stefan didn’t believe it. Johnny warned him not to trust. EJ showed up while they were talking. Johnny yelled at EJ for treating Ava the way he did. EJ told him to find someone his own age. EJ asked Stefan to get Vivian’s power of attorney. He wanted to give Gabi a peek at her future. Stefan agreed to do it. When Li showed up, Gabi told him about EJ’s visit. EJ and Stefan showed up. EJ told her that he had Vivian’s power of attorney. He said Jake’s shares went to Stefan. She wanted to know why Stefan was being mean to her. She wanted him to look in her eyes. She asked where that part of him that loved her went. Stefan thought about pushing Gabi away.

 

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Paulina showed Chanel the file that Sloane gave her. Chanel was shocked that something she did in college would hurt her mother’s campaign. Paulina assured her that it wouldn’t hurt her career. Paulina told her that she had everything under control. Sloane wanted to know what made her think it was under control. Sloane introduced herself to Chanel. She wanted to know if Paulina made a decision about the offer. Paulina refused to be blackmailed. They threatened each other. Paulina threw Sloane out of her place. Paulina told Chanel that she planned to drop out of the race. Chanel didn’t want her to do that. Chanel wanted to pay the blackmailer, but her mother said the person would never stop coming after her. Paulina planned on going after Sloane through Stephanie and Chad. Alex confronted Stephanie about being with Chad. He wanted to know why it was sexual harassment when he wanted to be with her, but it wasn’t for her to be with someone she just hired. Chad told her that what they did was consensual. Alex was convinced they slept together. He hoped she would have changed her mind about how she felt about him, but he realized he was wrong. He realized she would never be into him. Stephanie watched him leave.

Stefan remembered admitting to Gabi about how he felt about her. He went off on her for going after his job. He said he wanted the job back. Li told him that he was crazy if he thought EJ would let him run the company. Stefan told him they would run the company together. He said their first order of business is to clean house at the company. EJ said traitors had to go. He said that Li needed to go. EJ left to file the proxy. Stefan told Gabi to clean out her desk. Li told her not to do anything until he finished talking to EJ. Li went after EJ so Gabi used that opportunity to get Stefan to talk about his memory of her. She knew he still loved her. She put her hand on his heart. She knew he still felt something. Li threatened EJ about trying to get him out of the company. He warned him that he would make Stefan turn on him immediately. He admitted that he was the one who got Rolf to bring Stefan back and turned him against Gabi. EJ reminded him that he could lose Gabi if he said anything about that. Li told him that his goal was to get DiMera. He said he was prepared to cut her loose. EJ didn’t believe him. EJ went back to meet with Stefan. He told him that the proxies were in order and they just had to wait for the vote. Gabi wanted to know if EJ and Li came to an understanding. He said they did. When they were alone he told her that EJ still had the votes. Li said he wouldn’t be fired, but his father wouldn’t help him. She didn’t know how she would get through that without his love for her. He stroked her hair. EJ and Stefan wanted to celebrate their victory. EJ told him that he will take over DiMera now that Gabi is out. He explained how the positions will go down at DiMera.

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Sloan told Paulina that her client knew what Chanel did in college. Sloan gave Paulina a folder. Paulina read what was in the folder. She wanted to know what Sloan wanted. Sloan said she wanted to make financial arrangements between her client and Paulina. She said if Paulina didn’t give the money, Chanel would end up in prison. Sloan told her to look at the file and get back to her. Alex showed up to meet with Allie and Chanel. They told him that they wanted to have a threesome with him. Allie talked about the threesome, but she couldn’t say the name. Chanel thought Allie might not be ready if she couldn’t say the word. He was shocked that they wanted to have it since they turned him down when he first suggested it. He wanted to know what changed their minds. Allie said it was her idea because they were going through a rough patch. Chanel said it was an adventure they could share. They wanted it to be with him because he didn’t want anything. Chanel said he was single. Chanel asked if something was going on with Stephanie. He said he saw her with Chad. He said he was willing to do it. They went to have sex. Chad and Stephanie kissed each other at Julie’s. She pulled away from the kiss. She asked if it was too soon after Abby. He wanted to leave. She suggested they go to her place. They went to Steve and Kayla’s place. They started kissing until he stopped them. He said he couldn’t do it. He said he was still grieving his wife. She said she was worried about her mother. He decided to leave.

EJ told Johnny and Ava that he could prove that Jake’s signature on the marriage certificate was forged. He said he could prove that Jake was dead before the paperwork for their marriage was even filed. Johnny asked if it was true. He asked if she was married to Jake. She admitted that she wasn’t. She said she loved Jake. She said they were engaged. She told them it was Gabi’s idea. Ava said it was Gabi’s idea. EJ thought Ava knew the truth would eventually come out. She said he was right and apologized for lying to Johnny. Johnny said he didn’t care. He said he could see how much she loved Jake. He said she didn’t lie about anything else. EJ wanted to call the police, but Johnny told him not to. EJ said he wouldn’t call the police, but she had to leave town. He told her her bags were in the foyer. EJ told them to say goodbye to each other. Ava said it was okay that she was leaving. She said there was nothing left for her there. She said there was almost nothing. She apologized for them not knowing what could have been. He said he wanted to go with her. She said it would be better for them to part ways. She said they would have good memories. She took her bags and left. When EJ came back, Johnny said he would make him pay.

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Days Short Recap Friday, October 7, 2022

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Sloane went to see Paulina. She told her that she had information that could ruin her political career before it even begins. Paulina said all of her dirt has already been revealed. Sloane told her that she was talking about Chanel’s dirty secret. Stephanie thanked Chad for his help with Paulina’s campaign. She hoped he would stay with the company after the election. She wanted to drink some champagne when Tripp called her. He wanted to know about Kayla. She avoided tell him everything. She let Chad know that she wished she could tell her brothers how Kayla really was. She said she couldn’t lose her mother. He understood what she was going through since he thought of Kate as a mother. She knew he was still grieving over Abby. Alex walked in and saw them together. He walked out of the room. Chad thanked her for giving him a job. He told her that he saw Abby at her grave and she told him to move on with his life. He thought Abby was telling him to move on with his life. He leaned over and kissed her.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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Gwen picked on Jennifer for hitting her and leaving her for dead. Jennifer apologized to her. Jennifer said she remembered doing it an hour ago. She told Gwen that she was high. She also said she was thinking about Abby. Gwen said she was there to save herself and not because she was sorry. Jennifer said that wasn’t true. She said she was there to get help. Gwen said she heard that story before from her mother. She said she knew addicts lie. Jennifer said she was right. She said she would do the right thing and turn herself in. Gwen said she didn’t think she would get clean in prison. She told Jennifer not to do it. She said she knew how much Jennifer was suffering because of Laura and Abby’s deaths. She said she wasn’t surprised Jennifer tried to numb the pain. Gwen said she cared about her. Gwen said she wished someone had told her mother they cared about her. Gwen said she was too needy to do it then, but she could do it now. She said she would tell the police Jennifer didn’t hit her. Jennifer asked why she would cover up for her. Gwen said she wanted to make sure she did what her mother didn’t do. She said she couldn’t take Jennifer away from Jack after what happened to Abby. She said it would destroy him. Leo told Jack that Gwen got her memory back. Leo said Gwen knew Jennifer was the driver. He said if Jack wanted it to go away, he had to write a check. Jack asked if Gwen knew he was there. Leo said she didn’t, but they talked about it. He said he wanted a million dollars. He said he would go to the police. Jack said he would wire him the money.

Jack went to Gwen’s room at the hospital. He told Jennifer and Gwen that Leo was blackmailing him. Jennifer told him what she did to Gwen. Gwen said she wouldn’t say anything. Jack said Leo could still go to the police. Gwen told him not to give Leo anything. Jack asked why she was doing this. Jennifer said she was his daughter and loved him. When Jack went home, he saw Leo. Leo asked if he had the money. Jack said his plan backfired. He told Leo to get out. Leo left. Jennifer came home and apologized to Jack for lying about the pills and for almost killing his daughter. She asked if he could forgive her. He apologized for not seeing how much she was suffering. She wanted to know what she should do. He said whatever it was she wouldn’t be doing it alone. Chad helped Stephanie with her press release. She said it was hard to concentrate since Kayla has been sick. Paulina showed up and said she was owed an apology. She said the election was one month away and her numbers were down. She wanted Stephanie to get things done by the end of business. Stephanie said she wouldn’t be able to do it. Chad told Paulina that Stephanie’s mother was in the hospital. He told her to give Stephanie a break. Paulina asked why Stephanie didn’t delegate her responsibilities. Stephanie apologized and told her she would get the job done. Paulina said she could let Chad help her. Chad told her who Chad was. Paulina offered her condolences. When Paulina left, Chad and Stephanie talked about her hiring more people. He offered to work for her.

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