Days Short Recap Friday, March 5, 2021

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Gwen woke up and realized she was tied up. She got scared because she didn’t know where she was. She did remember making a deal with Gabi. Abby was ready to check on Gwen when Chad showed up. He let her know he made an appointment with a marriage counselor. He told her they had to meet the counselor in an hour. She let him know she couldn’t make it. She had to cancel. He didn’t understand what could be more important than them working on their marriage. She told him that he should have thought about their marriage when he believed Gwen’s lies over her. He thought about what she said and decided to reschedule the session. He walked out of the room so Abby went to check on Gwen. Gwen thought Gabi was going to be the one to see her, but it ended up being Abby. Gwen put two and two together and realized they were working together. Abby let her know where she was and how she’s back in the mansion with Chad. She also told her how he wants to be with her. Abby was willing to let Gwen go if she admitted to what she did to her grandmother. Abby recorded their conversation. Gwen decided to rub it in how she slept with Chad. Gwen told her how she was a better mother to her children than she was. She let Abby know that she didn’t kill Laura. Abby let her know she wouldn’t get room service there. Gwen said she was fine with not eating much. She said it would be hard for her because she planned on screaming. Abby was happy to let her know the walls were soundproof. No one would hear her scream. Abby believed Gwen would get tired of living like that and sign the confession.

Chad returned and noticed that Abby was missing. Anna walked in the room and they talked about his marriage. Anna believed they would work things out. Chad was afraid they wouldn’t. She offered for him to have lunch with Tony and her. He didn’t want to feel like the odd man out. He wanted to take the kids out. She assured him things would go back to normal. He was afraid she was just too consumed with Gwen. Anna wasn’t surprised by that. She advised him to give Abby time to get over what happened. She decided to go to the cellar to get some wine for Tony. She went to the basement and Gwen started screaming. Anna checked on the noise and was shocked to see Gwen. Philip met with Gabi at the town square and let her know the bad news about Gabi Chic. He told her there was an order to stop construction on the company. Jake and Kate arrived and they told her how they were responsible. They announced they were working together. Jake rubbed in the mistakes Gabi made in her face. Philip wanted to talk to Kate alone. He wanted answers from his mother. She told him how she was working with Jake. Philip told her how she was giving Gabi what she wanted. He told her how Gabi would be focused on getting her company back and going after Jake. Kate wasn’t worried about Gabi going after Jake. He warned her how Jake and Gabi will be going after each other. She reminded him how much she hated Jake. Philip reminded her that enemies become great lovers. He didn’t want to see her get hurt and advised her to buy another place. Gabi was upset with Jake for going through with buying out her company with Kate. She teased him about Mommy Dearest helping him. She told him Kate would eventually take the company and get rid of him. She warned him that she can be just as ruthless as Kate and never stops until she gets what she wants. Abby showed up and stopped them because she wanted to talk to Gabi. Abby wanted Gabi to take her to Dr. Rolf so she could get the drug that would make Gwen talk. Gabi warned her that it’s not like going to a pharmacy and ordering what you want. Gabi asked her if she even knew which drugs she needed. Abby said she did because it was on her toxicology report. Chad ran into them and was shocked to see them together.

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Days Short Recap Thursday, March 4, 2021

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Rafe wanted Sami to tell him if she killed Charlie. She said they had that conversation already. He reminded her that he found her in Charlie’s apartment with him dead on the floor. She wouldn’t answer him. He left to check on the forensics report. She called Belle and asked for her help. Belle wanted to know why she should help her. Sami said lives were at stake. Sarah told John and Marlena that there were no signs to explain why he passed out. She wanted to know if something happened to cause it. Marlena started to tell her, but John cut her off. Sarah said she wanted him to stay at the hospital a little longer. Ben sent Marlena a text saying he needed to see her. Evan told Ciara that Ben died in a motorcycle accident. Ciara didn’t believe that Ben was dead. Evan said Ben thought she was dead and decided to join her. She wanted him to let him know if she wanted a dagger before he left. Orpheus told Clyde not to sneak up on him. Clyde called him out for calling Evan. Clyde wanted to know if he had something to do with where Ciara was. Belle went to see Sami at the police station. Sami was glad she came. Belle wanted to know what was going on. Sami told her she was accused of killing Charlie. Belle was shocked that Charlie was dead. Sami said she thought she would have heard about it. Belle wanted to know what happened. Sami said Charlie was shot to death. Belle wanted to know why she was there. Sami said she needed a lawyer. Belle wanted to know why Rafe brought her there. Sami said she was in Charlie’s apartment when he was dead. Belle asked if she killed him. Roman went to see John. John told him that he lost it when he heard what Charlie did to Claire. He said he went to see Charlie. Roman said he hoped he gave him a hard time. John said he didn’t know what he did because that was when he blocked out in his car. Clyde attacked Orpheus and took his phone. Ben told Marlena about the book he took to Susan. He said he wanted Susan to see if she could get a vibe from it, but she didn’t. He asked Marlena if she could hypnotize him so he could find Ciara.

Ben told Marlena that he helped him before and could help him find Ciara. Marlena said she wouldn’t have been able to do it because he has never been there. He said he was there. He said he felt the glass. She said she wanted to help him. He told her to do it. He said he knew that Ciara was out there and needed his help. He asked her to at least try. She agreed to hypnotize him. Allie told Rafe that he wanted to see Sami. He told her that she was arrested for killing Charlie. He apologized to her for what happened. Allie said he shouldn’t be sorry for what happened to Charlie. She said he deserved what he got. Belle wanted to know if Sami killed Charlie. Sami didn’t want to answer her. When Belle was ready to leave when Sami wouldn’t answer her. Sami agreed to answer her questions. Belle asked her why she was at Charlie’s place. Sami said Lucas told her that Charlie got off for what he did. She said she wasn’t going to let him get away with what he did. Belle asked if she killed Charlie. Roman told John that Charlie was dead. John was surprised. Sami asked Belle if she thought she could shoot someone. Belle said she shot people before. Sami said she had to do it in the past. Belle reminded her about the things she did in order to get custody of her grandson. She also reminded her that Jan could have killed her. Sami apologized to her. She said she did it because she loved her children. Belle believed her. Belle said she could see Sami wanting to make Charlie pay for what he did to her daughter. She asked Sami if she killed Charlie. Sami said she didn’t kill him. She said he was dead when she got there. Belle asked if she touched the gun. Sami said she didn’t. Belle said she better not be lying. Sami said she wasn’t. Belle wanted to know what else she did. Belle asked if she touched the gun. Sami said she didn’t. Sami said she was innocent. Belle thought she didn’t need her help if she was innocent. Sami said she needed her help. Allie demanded that Rafe let Sami go. He understood how she felt. When he referred to Charlie as the victim, Allie said she, Ava and Claire were the victims. Marlena asked Ben questions about the room he saw. He told her what he saw. She asked what he saw. He said he saw another book. He said Ciara was on the bed. He said she looked sad. He said he needed to find her. Clyde called Evan and lied about who he was. Clyde wanted him to tell him what he was planning to do with Ciara. Rafe told Allie that he loved her and Sami and was going to do whatever he could to help her. Allie wanted to see Sami, but he thought she should let her talk to Belle. Sami asked Belle to help her for her kids. She said she would owe her for the rest of her life. Belle told her not to make her regret it. Rafe came in while they were hugging. Belle told him to release Sami since he didn’t have any evidence against her. He said he did. Evan didn’t believe that Clyde was in on the plan. Evan said he wasn’t going to go along with Orpheus’ plan to ransom Ciara off. He said he wanted to make her pay. Clyde called Ben to tell him about Ciara. Belle wanted Rafe to tell her what evidence he had. He said Sami’s prints were on the gun.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday March 3, 2021

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Jennifer wished she was there for Jack. He hoped Gwen and Abby got along better. Jennifer thought it would happen eventually. Abby went to see Gwen but Gabi opened the door. She let her know their plan worked. Gwen was passed out on the bed. Chad went to Jack’s place to see Abby. Abby and Gabi talked about drugging Gwen. Abby reminded her how she had practice drugging her before. Gabi didn’t think she was being too grateful considering she was willing to help her. Steve and Kayla weren’t happy about seeing Justin with Bonnie. Steve didn’t want to eat with her. Bonnie got the hint and left the table. Abby took Gwen’s glass. Gabi told her they had to move her body before anyone saw them. Abby seemed to have an attitude with Gabi. Gabi told her how she had to do some heavy lifting in their plan. Jack talked to Chad about Gwen suffering and how Abby was upset. Chad defended Abby to him. Jack wanted to think about what was going on with Gwen. Jack told him what happened when he talked to Gwen. Chad wasn’t thrilled with the fact that Jack defended Gwen’s bad life. Jack agreed that Gwen was wrong, but he wanted to give her the benefit of the doubt. Abby and Gabi put Gwen in the laundry basket. They had a little bit of time before Gwen would wake up. Chad understood why Abby went ballistic about Gwen. He couldn’t believe Jack expected Abby to get along with Gwen after everything she’s done. Jack was trying to protect Abby and keep her from going over the edge. Abby and Gabi were trying to get rid of Gwen’s body when Bonnie saw them.

Steve let Justin know he wasn’t going to be friends with Bonnie. He didn’t like what Bonnie did to Adrienne. Bonnie was surprised the DiMeras didn’t have people do laundry for Abby and Gabi. Gabi said it wasn’t laundry. Bonnie asked them if it was a body. Steve apologized to Justin for the way he spoke to him about Bonnie. He didn’t understand how he could be with Bonnie after what she did. Justin said no one in the town is giving her a chance to prove she changed. Abby tried to laugh off Bonnie’s accusations. She and Gabi were trying to make excuses for what they were doing. Gabi said they wanted to say goodnight to their kids. Bonnie reminded her how her daughter was in Phoenix. Jack wanted to know what would happen to his daughter if he turned his back on her. Chad wanted to know what was supposed to happen to Abby because of Gwen. He blamed Gwen for destroying his marriage. He didn’t want him to end up like him. Gabi and Abby lied about having clothes for Gabi Chic. Bonnie didn’t believe them. She knew they weren’t frineds and didn’t seem like they were talking like friends. Abby had to admit that they weren’t friends. They told her they were working together. Kayla tried to reason with Steve about Justin dating Bonnie. She told him how he sacrificed his happiness in Bonnie. She thought it was the least they could do was have dinner with him and Bonnie. Steve apologized to Justin. Abby and Gabi took Gwen to the tunnel in the mansion. Chad saw Abby come out of the passageway.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, March 2, 2021

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Jack and Abby argued over her attacking Gwen. Abby tried to convince him that Gwen killed Laura. He was convinced that Gwen was innocent. Abby wanted to know if he believed Gwen. He said he did. Gabi went to see Gwen. Gabi said she didn’t blame her for framing her. Gwen was surprised that Gabi didn’t want to get revenge on her. Gabi told her Abby told her the same thing. Sarah ran into Chloe and told her that she and Xander were getting married. Chloe warned her not to marry him. Philip went to see Brady. He said he wanted to get Brady something since he was the reason why Brady was shot. Kristen said it was Chloe’s fault. Chloe told Sarah that she was kidnapped by a drug cartel. She said Xander left her there. She said she killed the guy. She said it could have been avoided if he didn’t leave her there. Sarah apologized to her for what happened. She said Xander changed. She said she has forgiven him for his past. She said they were in love with each other and were happy. Chloe said she wished them the best. She said spending time with Susan was starting to rub off on her. Philip told Kristen that the mob was trying to shoot at him. Kristen said Chloe blamed herself too. She said Brady wouldn’t have been caught in the line of fire if she didn’t help him. Philip said that would be the last thing Chloe would want considering how she felt about Brady. Kristen wanted to know how Chloe felt about Brady. Gabi told Gwen that Abby was talking about her. Gabi said Abby tried to apologize to her. Gwen wanted to know why. Gabi said Abby told her to get revenge on her for killing Laura. Gwen said she didn’t kill Laura. Gabi said Abby wanted her to team up with her to get back at her. Abby couldn’t believe Jack was defending Gwen. He said he wasn’t defending her. He said Gwen had a hard life growing up. He said he wasn’t there for her. He said he was trying to make up for that. Gabi told Gwen that Abby wanted to team up to get revenge on her. Gabi said Abby was the one who framed her and sent her to prison. She said she hated Gwen, but she hated Abby more than she did her. Abby told Jack that it wasn’t his fault that Gwen grew up the way she did. Abby said people without parents grow up to be decent people. Kristen wanted Philip to tell her how Chloe feels about Brady. Philip said Chloe didn’t say it in words. He said he wanted to get back together with Chloe, but she wasn’t interested. When Kristen started to insult Chloe, Philip wanted to know why she cared so much.

Kristen told Philip that she grew to care about Brady and Chloe was moving in on him. Philip said he wasn’t saying Chloe was moving in on Brady. He said he thought Chloe was interested in him. Kristen was happy that it was one sided. Philip said he wasn’t sure. Kristen wanted to know what that meant. Philip said Brady seemed jealous at the idea of him being with Chloe. Kristen said Brady belonged with his baby’s mother. Philip said Kristen was in jail. He said Kristen deserved to stay in jail for shooting his father. He said while Kristen was in jail, Brady might fall for Chloe. Kristen told him to do something about it. Abby told Jack that Gwen was dangerous and her goal was to break up the family. She said they couldn’t let her do that. Jack said he had to make Gwen realize that she didn’t have to lash out. He said she might forgive him. She said there was nothing to forgive. Gabi and Gwen talked about things never being Abby’s fault. Gabi told Gwen that she wanted to bury the hatchet down Abby’s back. Chloe and Sarah talked about Brady. Chloe said she and Brady were friends. She said Brady was involved with Kristen. Sarah said Kristen was in prison and a lot could happen. Abby told Jack that she would never forgive Gwen after what she has done. She said it wasn’t possible for him to be on both of their sides. He wanted to know if she was asking him to choose. She said she was. Gabi tried to convince Gwen to work with her to get back at Abby. Jack told Abby he loved her. She said to protect her and the family. He said he knew that Gwen did terrible things, but he couldn’t turn his back on her. Abby said Gwen killed Laura. He wanted her to see that Gwen was innocent. Abby said Gwen killed her grandmother and she was going to prove it.

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Days Short Recap Monday, March 1, 2021

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Susan kept slipping up while she was talking to Lani. Kristen tried to throw Chloe out when she brought food over for Brady. Gwen went to see Jack to thank him for believing her when she told him what happened with Laura. Gabi wanted to know why Abby wanted to work with her. Abby said Gwen was a b*tch. Gabi wanted to know why she should care about that. Abby said Gwen drugged her and framed Gabi. Gabi said she cared about that, but Abby hated her. Abby said she didn’t hate her as much as she hated Gwen. Gabi said she didn’t know anything about revenge. Abby agreed. Abby reminded her that she would have gone to prison because of Gwen. Gabi wasn’t interested in helping her. Susan slipped up again while Lani was talking to her. Brady showed up while Kristen and Chloe were arguing. He wanted to know why she was upset. Kristen said Chloe was why. Susan tried to convince Lani that Chloe was the one responsible for Brady getting shot. Susan said Chloe was throwing herself at Brady. Lani wanted to know how she knew. Jack told Gwen that he didn’t do anything. She said he stopped her from hiding the body. She thanked him for believing her. Abby tried to convince Gabi to help her, but Gabi wasn’t interested. Abby said Gabi would be able to help her get Gwen without losing control. Gabi wanted to know why she would do that. Abby said she wanted to get back at Gwen because of Jake. Gabi wasn’t interested. Abby said she would get her something she wanted if she helped her.

Abby told Gabi that she was going to get Gwen whether she helped her or not. Gabi said she wanted her to break up Jake and Kate and she would help her. Jack reminded Gwen that she drugged Abby. Gwen said she shouldn’t have come to see him. He said he cared about her, but he was on to her. She said Abby thought she killed Laura. She asked if she really believed her or if he was setting her up. Kristen wanted Brady to eat the breakfast she made for him. When Chloe was about to leave, he told her not to go. He wanted her to eat the muffins with him. Susan told Lani that Chloe was throwing herself at Brady. Lani told her she knew what was going on. Brady and Chloe wanted to know what was going on with Kristen when she kept getting upset with Chloe. Lani told Kristen that everything she was going through was too much for her. She told Kristen to tell her how scared and lonely she was. Kristen blamed Chloe for Brady getting shot. He wanted to know why she cared so much about him. She said she was concerned about what it would do to John and Marlena. Jack told Gwen that he was a journalist and that it helped him see when people were lying to him. She said she wasn’t used to people believing her or standing up for her. Gabi tried to convince Abby that she could go after Kate when Abby wasn’t sure she would be able to. Abby said Jake was a nice person. Gabi was offended by that remark and told her she wouldn’t help her. Abby agreed to break up Kate and Jake. Abby said she would do it if Gabi swear to help her make Gwen pay.

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Days Short Recap Friday, February 26, 2021

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Susan called Kristen to let her know she lied to her. She knew that Kristen had another agenda to keep her in prison. Kristen wanted her to hang on a little longer. Kristen tried everything she could to to get her to stay in prison for her. Allie talked to Nicole about Claire recording Charlie’s confession. She told her how Charlie found out about it and tried to hurt Claire. She didn’t want him to do anything to hurt her. She wanted to stop him. Nicole wanted to know what happened. She told her how she wanted to get him out of her life for good. She decided not to focus on the negative things and be happy. She considered Charlie dead to her. Rafe questioned Sami about being at Charlie’s place. She was vague about what she was doing there. He asked her when she arrived back in town. She gave him a few details. She didn’t seem too worried about Charlie being dead. She felt like he got what deserved by being dead. He wanted her to answer his questions or he would have her do it at the station. She kept quiet so he called the murder in to the police. Kristen was relieved that Susan would stay in prison when Ben and Claire arrived at the townhouse. They needed her help to find Ciara. Kristen didn’t know how to help them. They told her how she could help like she did before. They told her about the book and about Ben’s dream. Kristen had to play it off as if she lost the feeling she had. She didn’t give them any useful information so they ended up leaving.

Tripp went to see Ava at Rafe’s house. She let him know that Charlie threatened to kill him. Tripp wasn’t worried about him now. She told him how Rafe went to check out a gunshot at Charlie’s apartment. Eli showed up at Rafe’s place to tell Ava about Charlie being dead. She thought he committed suicide. Eli informed them that the police were talking to a person of interest, but there weren’t any arrests made. He asked them about their whereabouts for the night before. They told them their stories. Eli seemed satisfied with their answers for the time being and left. Ava told Tripp she was glad Charlie was dead. Rafe took Sami to the station for more questioning. He wanted to know why Sami was in town. She told him how she talked to Lucas about the fact Charlie wasn’t getting charged with Allie’s rape. She couldn’t believe Charlie said their sex was consensual. She said he got what he had coming. She asked Rafe if he thought she did it. He admitted he thought she was guilty. He told her how she would have been screaming more if she were being framed. He noticed how she wasn’t saying much. He wanted to help her out, but she had to talk to him. Sami told him that she wanted to talk to a lawyer. Eli went to see Claire to let her know that the restraining order was done and that Charlie was dead. Claire thought about what Allie said about Charlie. Eli wanted to know what she was thinking. She lied and said she was trying to process what he told her. Rafe went to Nicole’s place to talk to her and Allie. He told them what happened to Charlie. He let them know he had someone in custody. He said the person was Allie. Sami sat at the station and thought about what happened in Charlie’s apartment. She thought about standing over him with a gun in her hand. She told him how he got what he deserved.

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Days Short Recap Thursday, February 25, 2021

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Rafe asked Ava where she was last night. Marlena told John that he left last night. Ben went to see Claire to tell her he had a strange dream. Ciara told Evan that Ben was looking for her and was going to find her. Evan said Ben thought she was dead. She said he didn’t. She said she called Ben. Evan said she didn’t have a phone. She said Rhodes did and she called Ben. Evan said Ben didn’t know where she was. He wanted to know what Ben said. She said there was a bad connection. She said he heard her voice and he was looking for her. Marlena told John she was worried when he left. She said she thought he had another episode. She was ready to call the police. She said he came back as if nothing happened. She said they were going to talk about what happened. Ava told Rafe that she got up early to get food. She asked where he thought she was. He said he thought she went to see Charlie. He said he thought she might have taken matters into her own hands. Ava told Rafe that she felt responsible for Charlie’s behavior. Rafe wanted to know why. She said he grew up without love. She said she loved Tripp. She said Tripp was taken from her. She said her father replaced him with another man. She said her father thought everything was better because she had a new man and a baby. She said losing Tripp and Steve was hard. She said she didn’t feel anything when Charlie was born. She asked what kind of a mother didn’t love her own child. John apologized to Marlena for walking out the way he did. She wanted to know what was wrong with him. He said he couldn’t stop thinking about Charlie. He said he couldn’t stop thinking about him trying to be the victim after what he did to his granddaughter. He said he couldn’t stop driving until he ended up at Charlie’s apartment. Ben told Claire that his dream seemed real. Claire said he and Ciara could have been sharing the same dream again. He said he thought it might be after what he and Shawn found out. Orpheus called Evan to find out what happened. Evan told him that Rhodes was dead. Orpheus asked about Ciara. Evan said she was warming up to him.

Orpheus told Evan that he wanted pictures of Ciara and text them to him. Evan wanted to know why. Orpheus wanted proof of life. Evan wanted to know why he needed proof. Orpheus said he was blackmailing Victor. He said he needed proof that Ciara was alive in order to get Victor to get him out of there. Evan didn’t know about texting the pictures. Orpheus told him he couldn’t go to the prison and bring them to him. Evan said he had a choice. Ben told Claire that he went to see Vincent and found out he was dead. He said he and Shawn went to Rhodes’ apartment. He wondered if Shawn told her everything. She said there was a lot going on. John told Marlena that he didn’t remember what happened. He said he had a pain in his head and blacked out. She asked how long he was blacked out. He said he didn’t know. Orpheus told Evan that they were a team. He said they were in it together. Evan wanted to know what he got out of it. Orpheus said he and Evan could go anywhere they wanted once he got out of prison. Evan said he didn’t change him mind about being around him. He said Orpheus gave him orders. He said he wanted to make Ciara pay for what she did. He said he was the one in charge. Orpheus said he couldn’t have him challenge him. Evan wanted to know what he was going to do about it. When Orpheus was about to tell him, Evan hung up. Claire told Ben what happened with the recording. Ben said she had the confession. She said Charlie erased it. Ben thought he was in jail, but she said he wasn’t arrested. She said she didn’t have to worry about Charlie. John said he felt better now. Marlena wanted to get him checked out. Rafe told Ava that it was understandable why she felt the way she did about Charlie after what her father did. She said Charlie wasn’t Tripp and his father wasn’t the man she loved. She said she could barely look at Charlie. She said her father had Charlie’s father raise him. She said she was cold to Charlie. She said Charlie blamed himself for why she acted the way she did. She said he tried to get him to love her, but she wouldn’t do it. Clyde told Orpheus that he heard his conversation. Clyde asked if he was talking to his son. He asked if his son refused to listen to his father. Orpheus asked what was it to him. Clyde asked if it had to do with Ciara. Ciara asked Evan if he was trying to ransom her. She said he should do it because he would be rich. He said some things are more important than money. Claire told Ben that they could find Ciara. She said they could go to Susan. She said if Susan touched the box, she might be able to tell them where Ciara was. Rafe told Ava that it was possible that he could change. She didn’t think he would. While they were talking, Rafe got a call about someone hearing a gunshot at Charlie’s apartment. She thought Charlie might have killed himself. Orpheus told Clyde to mind his own business. Clyde said it was his business. He said he was going to get to the bottom of if. Ciara told Evan to shoot her and get it over with. Rafe went to Charlie’s apartment and found him dead on the floor. When Rafe was about to call for help, Sami showed up.

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Days Short Recaps Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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Claire was upset that she didn’t get the phone from Charlie. She told Belle that she should have grabbed the phone. Claire asked Belle if she was serious about threatening to kill Charlie. Belle said she was. Tripp told Steve that Allie apologized to him. He said Allie was working hard to change her life. John ran into Charlie and told him to stay away from Claire and Allie. Charlie said to tell Claire to stay away from him. John wanted to know what he meant. Charlie said Claire called him and invited him over. He said she was trying to trick him into confessing to what he did. He said Claire recorded him confessing to raping Allie. He would have been thrown in jail again. He said he stopped her. John wanted to know what he did. Charlie said he told her he loved her and left. He told John to get his hands off him. John threatened to kill him if he went after either of his granddaughters. Claire told Belle that Charlie admitted to raping Allie. Belle said he deleted it. Claire said it was gone. Belle told her to promise that she would never take a risk like that again. Allie talked to Marlena about Tripp helping her with Henry. She told Marlena that Tripp forgave her apology. Marlena was glad that he was so forgiving. Tripp talked to Steve about spending time with Henry. Tripp said Henry needed him in his life because his father deserved to be in prison. Charlie showed up while they were talking and said he wasn’t going to be a part of Henry’s life.

Marlena met with John. He told her that he ran into Charlie. He said he wanted to hurt him after the way he talked to Claire. Belle told Shawn that he wanted to go after Charlie. She said she wanted to make him pay too. She told him about Charlie deleting the recording. Shawn wanted to know if she was okay. Claire went to see Allie and told him that she tricked Charlie into confessing. Allie wanted to hear it. Claire said it was gone. She told Allie that she blew it. Allie was proud of her. She asked if Charlie hurt her. Claire said he didn’t. She said she couldn’t believe that he admitted to something and walked out the door. She said she failed. She wanted to know how she could be so stupid. Allie said she wasn’t stupid. Claire said she fell for it. Charlie told Tripp that he wasn’t going near his son. Steve told Charlie that he was going to take care of him if the authorities couldn’t do it. Charlie said he didn’t do anything wrong. Steve said he raped a woman and let Tripp take the fall. Charlie said it was sweet that he stood up for Tripp. Steve said he would always do it because Tripp was a good person. Charlie said he sounded like his mother. Steve said Ava was telling the police about him. While they were talking, Charlie warned Tripp that he wasn’t going near his son. Charlie went to Nicole’s apartment to see Ava. Nicole said she wasn’t letting him see her. She warned him that he was living on borrowed time. Charlie wanted her to move. She told him to stay away from Allie. Belle told Shawn that she wanted to kill Charlie. John and Marlena went to see Belle and Shawn. Marlena wanted Belle to tell them what happened when Charlie came to see them. Allie tried to make Claire feel better about falling for Charlie. Claire said she wanted to make him pay. Allie said she should deal with Charlie herself. Tripp told Steve that he didn’t like the way Charlie was talking to them. Steve told him not to worry about him. Tripp thought Charlie would have tried to sue for custody. Charlie told Nicole that Ava was the reason why he met Allie. He said nothing would have happened if Ava didn’t want him to follow Tripp. Nicole told him that he tried to kill Ava. He said he was the devoted child. He said Tripp thought he was going to raise his son. He said he would rather see Tripp dead than near his son. She asked if he threatened to kill his own brother. Charlie said Ava would have enough love for him if Tripp was dead. John told Marlena, Belle and Shawn that he wanted to kill Charlie. Marlena tried to calm him down. Marlena wanted to get John out of there. Allie told Claire that she was going to shoot Charlie. Steve told Tripp that there is no judge that would give Charlie custody of Henry. Tripp said they might because Ava’s testimony wouldn’t be enough. Steve said that it would be. Tripp said Charlie would find a way to look like the better parent. Steve didn’t think he would. Tripp didn’t want to take that chance. Steve wanted to know what to do. Tripp said he would do something.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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Charlie admitted that he raped Allie. Claire thanked him for admitting it. She wanted him to leave, but he didn’t want to go. He wanted them to pick up where they left off when they were about to make love. Kate told Jake that she wanted to kill Charlie. Jake told her that she shouldn’t do it. She didn’t think he cared. He wanted to know why. She said he was worried about Gabi. She wasn’t sure if he was upset about losing the deal for Gabi Chic or the person. Kristen stopped Chloe from helping Brady with his wound. She accused Chloe of trying to hit on Brady. Chloe and Brady said nothing was going on. Kristen said she wanted to help him. He said he didn’t want her help. Chloe reminded her that they were close before. Kristen said that was a long time ago. He said to let Chloe do it. Kristen agreed to it. Kate asked Jake why he didn’t tell her that he was with Gabi. He told her that Gabi came on to him. Philip told Gabi that he was having second thoughts about the deal. She wanted to know why. He said she sounded obsessed with Jake. She said she wasn’t obsessed. He said she sounded more obsessed about Jake than she did about Titan. Claire told Charlie that she wanted to be with him, but her parents were going to be home. He wanted to know why she invited him over. She said she didn’t realize they would be home. He agreed to leave. He suggested that she come over to his place. She told him she would meet him there. He suggested that she come with him and they could shower together. Her phone started ringing. He wondered why her phone was ringing when she said she silenced it. He checked her phone and saw that she was recording something for 20 minutes. She said she must have hit record. He said he had a feeling that it wasn’t an accident. Kristen told Brady and Chloe about Chloe being responsible for what happened to him. Chloe and Brady told her it wasn’t her fault. Kristen brought up Rachel and wanted to know where she was. Gabi told Philip that she didn’t want anything to do with Jake. Philip said he didn’t trust it. He wanted to know if she was out to destroy Jake or wanted him to take her back. Jake told Kate that Gabi tried to kiss him. Kate wanted to know what happened. Jake lied about having sex with her. He said he rejected her. He told her to stop being jealous or they would be done.

Kate asked Jake how she was supposed to react when he told her that Gabi came on to him. He said he turned her down. He wanted to show her that he wanted her. Gabi told Philip that Jake wanted to be with Kate. He asked her if she was sure she was done with him. She told him that he turned her down. She asked him if he knew what that was like. He opened up to her about Chloe. Brady told Kristen that Rachel was with John and Marlena. Kristen said Chloe should leave. Chloe wanted to know why since Rachel loved her. Kristen said Rachel had her father. Charlie played the recording and heard his confession. He confronted her about setting him up. He said he was stupid to fall for her act. He said he wanted her back so badly that he didn’t see what she was doing. He said he couldn’t believe he was so stupid. She told him to leave. He said she started it and he was going to finish it. Gabi told Philip that he was too good for Chloe. She wanted to know if Chloe was interested in someone else. He said she was interested in Brady. She said they were in similar positions. She said they could destroy Basic Black. When Charlie was about to attack Claire, Belle showed up and told him to get away from her daughter. Gabi told Philip if they destroyed the competition, Brady and Chloe wouldn’t work together. Philip agreed with her. They made the deal each other. Claire told Belle that she got a confession out of Charlie. She said it was on her phone. Belle and Charlie went after the phone.

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Days Short Recap Monday, February 22, 2021

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Susan talked to Kristen about Chloe being with Brady. Kristen told her that they had to trade places right away. Claire called Charlie so they could meet. Charlie loved the idea that she wanted to meet him. He agreed to meet with her. When she got of the phone, she said it was the only way to get a confession out of him. Allie apologized to Tripp. He said he forgave her. He said he would be a jerk if he didn’t forgive her after what Charlie did to her. Charlie went to see Claire. He was glad that she was willing to see him. She set up her phone to record their conversation. When Kristen got off the phone with Susan, Vivian busted her talking to her. Vivian figured out Kristen’s plan. Kristen denied pretending to be Susan at first.

When Kristen admitted to her plan, Vivian said it wasn’t a good plan. Kristen said it was the best she could come up with. Vivian said she had to take care of a few things on the outside. She said she could get some years taken off her sentence if she told the warden what she was up to. Kristen wanted to know what she wanted to keep quiet. Brady and Chloe started talking about Gabi being competition for their company. Brady said Philip was going to be competition. While they were talking, Brady wanted to know why Philip thought she had feelings for him. She told him Philip kissed her. Charlie asked Claire if she thought he was telling the truth about the rape being consensual. She said she didn’t. She said she believed Allie. He wanted to know why she wanted to see him. She said she thought she could get past it. Charlie wanted to know what Claire meant by getting past what he did. She said what he did was bad, but she did bad things too. She reminded him about the fires she started. She said he never judged her so she couldn’t judge him. Allie thanked Tripp for defending her. She said she wanted to see good in him because of Henry.

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Days Short Recap Friday, February 19, 2021

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Rhodes was taunting Ciara when he was suddenly shot. It turned out to be Christian. He asked her if she remembered her. Shawn and Ben went to an abandoned building. Gabi called Abby out for accusing her of drugging her. Abby tried to apologize to her. She said Gwen was responsible for everything. Claire told Belle about Ciara being alive. Belle tried to explain the evidence to Claire. Claire let her know that someone kidnapped her. She said Vincent was the only one who could tell them where to find Ciara. Ben got frustrated looking in the abandoned room. Shawn said a woman said they were in Rhodes’ apartment. Ciara was surprised to see Christian. He knew she was looking for Ben. Gabi wanted to punch Gwen in the face. Abby told her how she hit her. She talked to her about Shawn stopped their fight. She also told her how she was her sister. Abby recapped everything Gwen did. Abby was determined to make sure Gwen paid for what she did. Charlie talked to Gwen about Allie’s rape. He said the sex was consensual. Gwen was upset that he got away with what he did. He said he lost the love of his life. Claire couldn’t believe she fell for someone like Charlie. Belle tried to make her feel better about it. Claire revealed to her how he reacted when she saw him in the park. Ciara wanted to know why Christian killed Rhodes if he was his boss. Abby asked Gabi to help her with Gwen. Gabi wanted to know why she should help her after she sent her to prison. Abby said she wasn’t in her right mind. Gabi said it was her three personalities. Abby said she wasn’t in her right frame of mind. She said Gwen knew what she was doing when she tried to ruin her life. She asked if Gabi wanted to get pay back for it.

Gwen couldn’t believe that Charlie had a soul mate when he didn’t have a soul. He said he loved Claire, but people took her away from him. He tried to explain how much he loved her. He said he wasn’t going to lose Claire. Gwen wanted to do what he was going to do. He said he had to get her alone. Gwen said it wouldn’t work. Claire was worried Allie wouldn’t get justice for what Charlie did to her. Belle was afraid Charlie was going to get away with what he did. Christian told Ciara about what happened when he got out of prison. He said he turned on his father and didn’t think he would talk to him again until he told him about her being alive. Shawn was convinced he and Ben hit a dead end. Ben asked him if he believed Ciara was alive. Shawn said he believed it, but he couldn’t go by psychic visions. Ben refused to give up because he knew Ciara was out there. Ciara wanted to know how Orpheus knew she was alive. Christian explained how he knew. Ciara didn’t understand why Orpheus wanted Rhodes to work for him. Christian said his father gave him an opportunity to get revenge on her for ruining his life. Gwen advised Charlie to stay away from Claire. He wanted to see her. She thought he didn’t like the bad things people were saying about him. Abby wanted to team up with Gabi to get revenge on Gwen. Gabi was willing to think about it. Shawn wanted Ben to prepare himself for the fact that Rhodes might not have Ciara. Ciara realized that Christian was mad at her. He blamed her for ruining his life. She said he was the one who killed Jordan and allowed Ben to go to prison for it. He felt Ben deserved it. He was happy when he found out Ciara was dead until he heard she was alive. She told him to kill her if he was going to do it. Gabi found Gwen and confronted her about what she did. They went back and forth with each other before she walked off. Ciara taunted Christian and tried to get him to shoot her. He refused to do it.

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Days Short Recap Thursday, February 18, 2021

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Abby confronted Gwen about Laura dying. Gwen wanted to know what she was going to do if she was responsible for her death. Abby said she was going to give her a real black eye. Kate and Philip talked about Gabi and how she was after Jake. Kate mentioned that she and Gabi used to be friends. He wanted to know what Gabi did to ruin it. Kate told her that Gabi tried to go after Jake. She said Gabi was trying to throw herself at Jake. Gabi told Jake that she was going to ruin him when Philip took her deal. Shawn stopped Abby and Gwen from fighting. Abby told him that Gwen admitted to killing Laura. Abby wanted Shawn to arrest her. Gwen wanted him to arrest Abby. He said he was going to take both of them to the station. Ben went to see Clyde to find out what happened to Vincent. Clyde said Vincent killed himself. Ben thought Clyde killed him. Ben said he needed Vincent alive so he could tell him where Ciara was. Rhodes told Ciara that Vincent was dead. She told Rhodes that he didn’t have to keep her captive anymore. Shawn wanted Abby and Gwen to talk to each other. He handcuffed them in the interrogation room. He left them alone so they could talk. Ben told Clyde about his theory about Ciara being alive. Ben said he talked to Susan and she confirmed that Ciara was alive. Clyde wanted to know what Susan told him. Ben said Susan said she saw a glass box and a shark. He said that was why he came to see Vincent. Clyde said he needed proof. Ben said Ciara called him for a few seconds. He said he heard her voice. Clyde wanted to know how Ciara could have called. He asked where could she be. Ben said she was being held against her will. Ben said Vincent was the only one who knew where she was. Clyde said that wasn’t true. Ciara told Rhodes that she wouldn’t tell anyone what he did. Rhodes said he didn’t believe her. He said even if he wanted to do it, someone else wanted to keep her. Clyde told Ben that Vincent had a visitor. Ben asked if he knew who the visitor was. Clyde said he didn’t, but he could find out. Ben realized that he would find out Vincent’s accomplice if he found out who the visitor was. Abby wanted Gwen to admit that she murdered her grandmother in cold blood.

Abby tried to get Gwen to admit to killing Laura. Gwen told her that Laura tried to apologize and make things better. Abby wanted to know what she did. Gwen said she told her that she destroyed her life. She said she asked Laura to leave. She said she was probably being set up by her and Shawn. Abby said she was arrested too. Gwen said it was probably an act. Ben went to see Shawn about Ciara. Ciara asked Rhodes why he wanted her to be there. Rhodes said she was wrong. She said his boss was dead. Rhodes said Vincent was dead. She asked if he was working for someone already. She said he didn’t seem upset about Vincent’s death. Rhodes said he still had to eat. He said his partner was paying him well. Orpheus told Clyde that he heard about Vincent. Clyde thanked him for telling him Ben was coming to visit. He wanted to know how he knew that. Orpheus said he knew everything. Clyde asked why he was back in prison. Orpheus reminded him that Kate got the better of him. Philip wanted to know why Kate was determined to take the deal with Gabi. He thought she was trying to keep Gabi from Jake. Gabi tried to convince Jake that he still wanted to be with her. Philip told Kate that he was going to make the deal with Gabi. Kate told him it was a good company. She suggested that he remain professional. Ben told Shawn that he needed to find out who went to see Vincent. Shawn said he talked to Hope and she was checking a lead. Ben said Ciara was still alive. He said she called him. Shawn said he would check on the man who visited Vincent. Rhodes asked Ciara why he should tell her who he works for. Ciara said she would figure it out on her own. She said he was in the prison so it was someone there. She asked if it was Eve. Rhodes said she was cold. Ciara wanted to know who else knew she was alive. Gwen told Abby about how she grew up. She asked if Abby could find it in her heart to care. Abby said she would care if it was true. Gwen said it was true. Abby told her Laura wasn’t perfect, but she didn’t get to play God with her life. Abby said she was going to make her pay. Shawn showed up and gave them the option to leave if they dropped the charges against each other or they would sit in a holding cell. They chose to drop the charges. Rhodes told Ciara that his new employer was paying him. He said if he didn’t pay him, he would have no reason to keep her alive. Orpheus wanted to know why Ben wanted to see Vincent. Clyde told him he believed his wife was still alive. He said Vincent knew the truth and it might have died with him. Shawn found out that Rhodes was the alias of the man who went to see Vincent. Ben wanted to go to his address.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, February 17, 2021

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Jack told Julie that he was thinking about the way he yelled at Laura for writing the checks. He said it made Laura go to Gwen and now she was dead. Julie told him not to blame himself. She said it was Gwen’s fault. Jennifer and Doug stopped her from blaming Gwen, but Julie didn’t care. Julie called her a sociopath. Jennifer told her she was talking about Jack’s daughter. Abby told Chad that she thought Gwen didn’t accidentally kill Laura. Abby said Gwen threatened to kill the person who destroyed her life and now Laura was dead. She said she was going to make Gwen pay. Chad wanted to comfort her. Philip told Gabi that Xander didn’t work at Titan anymore. She told him that Xander wanted to sign a deal with her. He said any deal she signed with Xander wasn’t worth the paper it was signed on. Gwen read an article about Laura’s death. Gwen said she wasn’t sorry for Laura’s loss because she ruined her life. Chad wanted to go to Laura’s funeral with Abby. Jake and Kate offered Abby their condolences. Abby didn’t expect it from Kate. Kate told Abby that she was sorry for her loss. Abby told Chad she wanted him to go with her. Jennifer told Jack she didn’t blame him for what happened to Laura. She said he had a right to be upset. She said she was the one who left them alone together. He said he should have had more control. Jake wanted to know if Kate was going to work with him. She found out that Philip was running Titan. She told him she had to think about it.

Jake ran into Gwen. He asked her if she was going to the funeral. She said she wasn’t. He said he thought she would want to gloat. He confronted her about drugging Abby. He said she destroyed Abby this time. Gwen wanted to know why he was talking to her like that. He called her out for being entitled and ruining people’s lives. Gabi told Philip that she needed the deal with Titan. She asked if he wanted to stick it to DiMera. Kate showed up while Gabi was there. Kate wanted to know why Gabi was there. Kate wanted to know if they were going into business together. Philip asked if she had a problem with it. Gabi said she did. Kate told Philip he should go for the proposal. Gabi thought Kate wanted her to work with Philip so she would stay away from Jake. Gwen told Jake that Abby had everyone looking out for her. She told him that Laura ruined her life and then came after her. She said it was an accident. He said she was scared that she might have to pay for something she did. Abby thanked Chad for being there for her. He said she and their children mean everything to them. She told him to be with the kids. He asked if she was going to be okay. She said she had to be for the kids. Philip told Gabi that he would think about her proposal. Gabi told him not to take too long because she was hot property.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, February 16, 2021

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Ben and Claire went to see Marlena to find out if Susan was still with her. Marlena said she went out. Marlena wanted to know why they wanted to see Susan. Ben said he knew for a fact that Ciara was still alive. Rhodes went to see Vincent at the prison, but he saw Orpheus instead. Orpheus said he was going to deal with him instead. Ivan went to see Vivian in the interrogation room. He apologized to her for what happened. She told him it was alright. She wanted him to kill her. Ivan told Vivian that he couldn’t help her because he didn’t have the herbs to help her. He gave her a piece of paper. Kristen wanted to know if Susan was going to change her mind about helping her. Kristen told her that Chloe wanted to be with Brady. Kristen tried to convince Susan to take her place at the prison. Ben told Marlena that he heard Ciara on the phone. Ben told Marlena that Susan had a vision of what was happening to Ciara. He said Susan said Ciara was alive. Marlena called Susan while she was on the phone with Kristen. Marlena asked her if she could come back to her place. Susan said she would be there right away. Ivan asked Vivian if she could ever forgive her. She said she knew he did it out of loyalty to her. He said he did it out of love. Orpheus confronted Rhodes about having Ciara. Ben told Susan that he heard Ciara say she loved him. Susan wanted the phone. While she was holding the phone, her own phone rang. She told Kristen that it wasn’t a good time to talk. Ben demanded to know who it was.

Ben and Claire left Marlena’s townhouse when Susan needed a break. Marlena wanted to know what was bothering Susan. Marlena thought it was the phone calls. Kristen was upset when Susan didn’t answer the phone. Vivian walked in on Kristen. Kristen told Vivian that they used to be sympathetic towards each other, but they weren’t anymore. Kristen said Lani was her friend. Vivian told her that Lani killed her son. Kristen reminded her that the bullet was meant for her. Kristen said Lani’s first child was stillborn and then her twins were kidnapped. Kristen warned Vivian to leave Lani alone. Orpheus told Rhodes that he knew what Vincent did to Ciara. Claire told Ben that he didn’t make up Ciara being alive. She said she had an idea on how they could find out where Ciara was. Claire said they had to go back to the beginning and look at where the car exploded. Ben said he and Hope looked all over the area. They realized that someone had Ciara locked up. Orpheus told Rhodes that Hope was on a mission to find Ciara. Rhodes said Hope was looking in all the wrong places. Vivian wanted to know how Kristen was going to see her daughter. Vivian asked if she was going to break out again. Vivian said she wanted to help. Claire told Ben that Vincent couldn’t have Ciara. Ben said Vincent was working with somebody. He wanted to go to Statesville to ask someone questions. Orpheus said he wanted to work with Rhodes. Rhodes wanted to know what he wanted from him.

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Days Short Recap Monday, February 15, 2021

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Ben answered his phone and asked if it was Ciara on the phone. Ciara was surprised that Ben was able to hear her. He didn’t hear her voice. He only heard static on the phone. Ciara didn’t want him to hang up on her. Rhodes walked in the room and saw her on the phone. She let Ben know she loved him when Rhodes took the phone from her. She said Ben loved her. Ben called out to Ciara, but they were disconnected when Rhodes ended the call. He rushed out of the room. Rhodes was upset with Ciara for pulling another stunt. She asked him if he was going to kill her. He let her know he wouldn’t kill her, but he warned her not to try anything again. He walked out of the room. Ciara cried and believed Ben heard her on the phone. Charlie and Claire saw each other at the park. She was shocked to find out the charges against him were dropped. Charlie told her how he had sex with Allie and it was consensual. She tried to walk away, but he stopped her. He wanted her to hear what he had to say. He informed her that Allie was flirting with him in London. She wanted to know why he allowed Tripp to take the fall for what he did. He told her that he didn’t want to lose her because he had sex with her cousin. He let her know how much he loved her. Charlie hoped she felt the same way about him. She thought he was disgusting and recapped what he did to Allie. She walked away from him again, but he grabbed her wrist. Ben arrived and saw what Charlie was doing to Claire. He pushed Charlie away from her. She let Charlie know he was nothing to her and walked away. Ben warned him to stay away from Claire and went after her.

Ben and Claire went to the pub. He assured her that he wouldn’t allow Charlie to bother her again. He let her know that Ciara called him. He was convinced he heard her voice on the phone. Claire wasn’t sure if he did hear Ciara, but he was convinced he did. She suggested he call Susan to get her help. Allie talked to Marlena about feeling guilty for accusing Tripp of raping her. She would understand if he never forgave her. Marlena assured her things would be okay. Marlena wanted her to think about the future. Allie admitted she was having trouble sleeping because she kept seeing Charlie attacking her. Lucas saw Tripp leaving the pub. Lucas apologized to Tripp for accusing him of raping Allie. Tripp understood how he felt. Lucas let him know Charlie was set free and Tripp became enraged. Lucas let Allie know Charlie said they had consensual sex so the London police weren’t going to pursue the case. Allie was upset because she relived the moment for nothing. Charlie ran into them and wanted to know if Henry was his son. Lucas threatened to kill him. He went after him, but Allie tried to stop him.

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Days Short Recap Friday, February 12, 2021

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Vivian didn’t believe Jake was himself. She said he was Stefan. Kate told her that he was her son. They talked about Vivian kidnapping the babies. Vivian said she was their mother, but Kate reminded her that she wasn’t. She let her know that the babies were rescued and Ivan was in jail. Rafe warned Nicole to stay away from Charlie because she was going to ruin his chance of putting him away. Ava warned Charlie that no one would believe him about his innocence. She said she was his mother and didn’t believe him. Ava couldn’t believe Charlie could rape a woman. He didn’t care what she thought of him. He said he had a good job and a good girlfriend. She told him how a Salem cop found her kidnapped in his apartment. She was determined to tell the police everything he did so he couldn’t hurt anyone else. Ciara assured Rhodes that she and Ben would be together again. Ben was convinced he and Ciara were together and thought they were Romeo and Juliet. Claire had trouble believing it. He wanted to go to Statesville to see Vincent. Ciara reminded Rhodes that Vincent was in prison for life. He said he was being paid well. Ciara noticed his phone on the table. She thought she could get to the phone. Kate told Vivian about taking Philip from her and how she refused to let her take another woman’s babies from her. Rafe talked to Nicole about having Ava’s statement and she was willing to testify against Charlie. He wanted her to stop pursuing the idea of going after Charlie. He promised he would make sure Charlie would go away for a long time. Charlie couldn’t believe his own mother would hate him. She said she hated what he did. She called him a loser and said he would get what he deserved. He thought she would get what she deserved when he killed her. Charlie was about to choke Ava out when Rafe and Nicole arrived. He wanted to know if he interrupted something. Ava grabbed for her neck.

Kate apologized to Jake for what she said to Vivian. He was okay with what she said. She regretted letting her get to her. She didn’t think she had a soul or a conscience. Claire didn’t think Ben should let Vincent know he was looking for Ciara. She explained why it would be a mistake. She convinced him not to go see Vincent. She said there was someone who could help him find her. He hoped she didn’t mean Susan. Ciara tried to get Vincent’s phone. Kate let Jake know that Vivian cared about her kids. He was surprised because she treated him like an errand boy. Charlie ended up leaving Ava’s room. Ciara found a hanger to try and get Rhodes’ phone. Ben didn’t like the idea of getting Susan’s help. Claire told him how it was a good idea to get Susan’s help. Nicole asked Ava if Charlie threatened her. She said he did. She also said Charlie was going to get hurt. She was determined to stop him from hurting a woman ever again. Claire wanted to talk to Susan so they could figure out where to find Ciara. Ciara was able to get the phone. Kate revealed to Vivian that she was seeing Jake. They started kissing each other until Vivian went off on her. Kate knew Vivian was faking. Vivian wanted Jake to tell her that Kate was lying. He said it was true. Vivian was upset. Kate asked her if she liked the fact their conversation was recorded. Ava planned to testify against Charlie. Nicole reminded her that Charlie was dangerous and she shouldn’t go back to her place. Ava knew she didn’t have room for her. Nicole offered Rafe’s place. Charlie tried to call Claire and she ended up being behind him. Ciara called Ben and he finally answered the phone.

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Days Short Recap Thursday, February 11, 2021

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Steve wanted to marry Kayla, but he realized the timing was off since Laura was killed. He wasn’t sure if he should do it since he wanted Jack and Jennifer to be in the wedding. Jack called Steve and insisted he and Kayla get married. He told Steve that Laura would want them to get married. Tripp was ready to step in and be his best man. Marlena called and let him know that she and John had food poisoning and couldn’t be at the wedding. Marlena was supposed to officiate the wedding so Steve thought it was going to be another setback. Abe was willing to step in and marry them. He was having second thought about surprising Kayla with a wedding. He remembered they were in trouble the last time because he didn’t tell her what happened. He thought he should talk to her about it first.

The wedding was underway. Steve poured his heart out to Kayla and talked to her about how much she meant to him. He knew she was the one for him and that would never change. Kayla didn’t have time to prepare a speech so she spoke from her heart too. She told him how much he meant to her and how she admired him. She mentioned how they were getting married for the fourth time. She thought this would be the last time they were doing it. Abe pronounced them man and wife. Steve and Kayla kissed each other. Jake and Kate weren’t happy to find out Vivian was alive after all. He wanted to see Vivian. Kate wasn’t thrilled with the idea of him going to see Vivian. He wanted to see her anyway. Kate decided to go with him. She wanted to make sure Vivian didn’t try anything. Vivian told Eli and Lani the twins were her sons Jake and Stefan. Everyone questioned whether she was crazy or not. Eli and Kate felt like she was pretending to be crazy so she could avoid prison. Eli didn’t want to stay at the station. He wanted to be with Lani and the twins. Kate went to talk to Vivian. Vivian assumed she was the public defender. Kate didn’t answer the question. She asked Vivian if she wanted to meet her son Jake.

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Gwen was shocked when she realized she killed Laura. She called Jack to come and help her out. He arrived at her room and was surprised by what happened. She assured him that what happened was an accident. Jack believed her side of the story. He believed her, but he wasn’t going to cover up what she did. He decided to call the police. Rafe showed up at the inn and found out what happened to Laura. He arrested Gwen and took her to the station. Jack had a hard time dealing with the fact that he had to go home and tell Jennifer and Abby what happened to Laura. Julie was upset because she hadn’t heard from Eli and Lani for a while. She wondered if they found the twins. Rafe heard her talking about Eli and Lani so he tried to remain positive about the situation. He was certain they would find the twins.

Eli and Lani couldn’t believe Ivan tricked them into getting locked up in a room. They made a lot of noise so they could be heard. Vivian was able to hear them talking and asked Ivan what happened. Ivan had to confess they had unwanted visitors there. Vivian wanted to know what was going on so he admitted Eli and Lani were being held hostage. She wanted to know why and he told her they were the parents of the twins. Vivian decided she had to finish what she started. She wanted to kill Eli and Lani. She went to kill them, but she wasn’t able to do it. Eli and Lani managed to outsmart her. They were able to stop her and tied her up. They were also able to tie Ivan up. They managed to find their babies after all. Chad was ecstatic when Abby agreed to move back into the mansion. She let him know she wasn’t ready to forgive him right now. She considered it a step in the right direction. Later, Abby went to Jack and Jennifer’s place to get her things. Jennifer was happy that Abby was ready to work things out with Chad. Jack arrived home to let them know that Laura was dead.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, February 9, 2021

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Victor told Xander that Philip wasn’t fired. Xander was upset. Victor told him that Philip resigned. Xander was relieved until Victor told him that he didn’t accept his resignation. Laura went to see Gwen so she could explain what she did. Gwen allowed her to explain. Laura told her she would have done something if she knew that Gwen’s mother wouldn’t have taken care of her. Gwen thought she wouldn’t have done anything. Laura said she was thinking about her own family. Xander wanted to know why Victor wasn’t letting Philip quit. Victor said Philip is his son and Titan was going to be his one day. Xander wanted to know what was going to happen to him. Victor said they would both be CEOs. Susan went to see Kristen. Kristen asked her about Brady. While they were talking, Susan told her Chloe was going to see her. Laura told Gwen that she felt like she couldn’t let her mother turn her daughter’s life upside down. Gwen wanted to know what she did to Jennifer. Laura didn’t want to tell her. Gwen wanted to know what she did that would justify turning her mother away. Laura told her that she slept with Jack. Gwen couldn’t believe that Laura slept with Jack. Laura told her she was sick and never met Jack. She told Gwen that she met Jack at the Meadow. She said it was a treatment center. Gwen said it was romantic. Laura said that wasn’t how it was. She said she went to see Jennifer and then saw Jack. Gwen asked if she tried to keep it from Jennifer. Gwen said the secret came out and then her mother came to town. Laura said she couldn’t come between Jack and Jennifer. She said Abby needed her parents. Gwen asked if she thought about what she needed. Laura said she knew it sounded cold, but she had to fix things. Xander was furious that Victor didn’t make Philip pay for what he did. Xander reminded Victor that he was the one who discovered that Philip was laundering money. He wanted Philip to be demoted, but Victor didn’t want to demote him. Xander said he didn’t know what he was doing there. Susan told Kristen that she saw Chloe getting ready to see Brady. Kristen wanted to know what Chloe said about Brady. Susan said Chloe told her that she was glad Brady was okay and that he meant a lot to her. Susan asked if that was sweet. Kristen said it wasn’t because Chloe was trying to take Brady from her while she was in prison.

Gwen told Laura that her life changed because two messed up people couldn’t be honest with each other. Gwen thought she might have had a father and a home. She thought she might have been different. She thought she and Abby might have been close. She said she might not have been a manipulative b*tch. Susan thought Kristen wanted her to spy on Brady and Chloe and report back to her. Kristen said she wanted to watch them herself. Victor told Xander that he and Philip were going to be CEO. He said nothing was changing. Xander said nothing ever did. He said no matter how much Philip messed up, he was given the benefit of the doubt. He said no matter what he did it was never enough. He brought up how he switched the babies for him. Victor said he did it for Sarah. Xander said he did it for him so he could protect Maggie. He said he did a lot and it was for nothing. Victor wanted to know what he was trying to say. Xander told him that he quit. Susan wanted to know how Kristen was going to keep an eye on Brady and Chloe while she was in prison. Susan asked if she was breaking out of prison. Kristen said she had a way to walk out without people knowing about it. Xander told Victor that he hoped he would find his place at Titan. Victor told him he wasn’t going to chase after him. Xander said it wouldn’t have done anything if he did because it was too late. When Xander left, Victor told Philip that he enjoyed what happened. Philip said he didn’t and walked out. Laura apologized to Gwen for what she did. Gwen asked if she could give her her life back. Laura told her she could have her family. Gwen said it was too late. Laura said it wasn’t too late. Gwen asked if she thought Abby would accept her as her sister after she slept with her husband. She said Jack said he wanted to be her father, but it was just guilt. She told Laura that the damage she did couldn’t be undone. Laura apologized. She said it was a mistake for her to come. Gwen stopped her from leaving. Gwen told her that she wanted revenge because she ruined her life and wasn’t going to get away with it. Kristen tried to convince Susan to switch places with her.

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Jack went to see Gwen to apologize to her. He said he understood why she did what she did even though he didn’t like how she hurt his wife and daughter. He apologized for hurting her. Jake told Kate that he wasn’t going to work with Gabi. Kate thought he made that decision because of her. He said Tony talked him into it. She said he should ask Tony to work at DiMera. He said he wanted her to work there. Gwen told Jack that Abby told her that he didn’t know about the pay off. He said he didn’t know that Laura lied to him. Gwen was surprised that Laura was the one who lied. Jack told her that Laura was the one who paid off her mother because she didn’t want anything to come between him and Jennifer. Jennifer told Laura that her decision to keep quiet hurt people. Jennifer told her that she cost Jack time with his daughter. She said Gwen was an innocent girl. Laura said she knew that now. She said she was sorry, but she couldn’t take it back. Jennifer said Gwen had built up anger and took it out on Abby. She said Gwen was the one who drugged Abby. She said the consequences of her actions were disastrous. Jake told Kate that she ran DiMera before and trusted her. She said she had a job with Abe. He told her to quit. She said she liked it. He asked her if she liked it more than she liked him. He told her to take time to think about it. Gabi went to Xander to see if he would be willing to take Gabi Chic. Victor told Philip that he fixed things with the Vitales. Philip told Victor that he was resigning from Titan. Chad and Kate talked about Gabi. He wondered if Kate wanted her out of DiMera because she was jealous of her. Kate admitted that she was. Xander was willing to make the deal with Gabi, but she was hesitant. He asked if she wanted to do it or was she making Jake jealous. Abby ran into Jake. They talked about Gwen ruining her family. She told him she was her sister.

Kate told Chad that he and Abby loved each other. She said Abby needed to get over herself. He said he was the one who cheated on Abby. She said it was Gwen’s fault. Kate didn’t understand why Gwen wanted to destroy Abby’s life. Jake couldn’t believe Gwen was Abby’s sister. Abby told him that Gwen thought Jack abandoned her. She said she wanted to be near her so she could ruin her life. Jake apologized for leading Gwen to her. Abby asked if Gwen ever talked about her. He said she told him her father abandoned her, but he didn’t think she was Jack’s daughter. Laura told Jennifer that she would do anything to make up for what she did. She said she, Jack and the kids meant everything to her. Jennifer said there was nothing she could do. Laura wanted to try. Jennifer told her to stay out of if. Laura asked if she could ever forgive her. Jennifer said she could. Gwen told Jack that she wasn’t surprised that Abby didn’t tell her what Laura did. Jack was upset about what Laura did. He said he wanted to make things right with Gwen. Kate was surprised that Gwen was Jack’s daughter. Chad told her that Laura paid Gwen’s mother to keep her away. Kate was furious that Laura kept Gwen away from Jack. Abby told Jake that Gwen was the one who drugged her. While they were talking, they talked about Gabi. Abby told him she was back in town. He said she tried to get him to work with her on Gabi Chic. He said he turned her down. Xander and Gabi made a deal. Victor told Philip that he wasn’t moving out. Victor said he didn’t want to lose him again. Kate ran into Laura and confronted her about ruining someone’s life. Jack wanted Gwen to accept his apology. He said he wanted to make up for the time they lost. He wanted her to leave Abby alone. Gwen wanted to know what he would do if he had to choose. He asked her not to make him do that. He said he couldn’t undo what happened, but he wanted to be a father to her. He said it couldn’t work if she had a war with Abby. Gwen told him she would think about it. Kate called Laura a hypocrite. Laura wanted to know why it was her business. Kate said she cared about Jack and Chad. Laura said she didn’t care about anyone but herself. She reminded Kate that she slept with her husband and then with her daughter’s. Kate told her that she couldn’t judge her.

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Eli wanted Ivan to get away from the door. Ivan was impressed with his and Lani’s sleuthing. Lani demanded to know where her babies were. Ivan told them they were still alive. Chloe told Philip that Brady was okay. He was thankful for that. He thought his relationship with his father was in jeopardy. Kristen called Brady to check on him. He said he was fine, but he was upset. She was upset too and blamed Chloe for what happened. He was mad at her for what she did. Susan told Claire and Ben that Ciara was trapped in a glass box. Ciara tried to get away from Rhodes, but he grabbed her hand. She managed to get away, but he grabbed his gun to stop her from leaving. Philip thought everyone blamed him for what happened to Brady. Chloe told him one person didn’t blame him. She let him know that Kristen blamed her for what happened. Brady and Kristen argued over her breaking out of jail. Philip and Chloe talked about Kristen being after her. He regretted getting her help, but she didn’t mind doing it. He was grateful that she was always by his side. She told him that he was her friend. He wondered if that’s all they were. He kissed her. Eli and Lani warned Ivan to step aside. Ivan figured the doctor told them where to find him. Eli told him they were coming inside, but Ivan told them it would be a mistake. Ben was surprised when Susan said there was a gun. He wanted to know what happened. Claire asked her if the gun was fired and she said she lost the signal. Ben asked her to try again, but the signal was lost. She said there might be a way to connect to Ciara.

Rhodes warned Ciara that he had no problem shooting her. She reminded him that Vincent wasn’t paying him to guard a corpse. She knew he wasn’t going to shoot her. Susan held Ben’s hands and realized that Ciara was fighting to get back to him. She continued to visualize what happened when Claire interrupted her. Rhodes let Ciara know he was tired of guarding her. He also told her how he had one thing in his favor. The world thought she was dead so he could kill her. She gave in and went back inside the room. Kristen thought Chloe guilted Brady into helping her. Kristen confronted Brady about lying to her. He admitted that he lied. She wanted to know why he lied to her unless something was going on with Chloe. Chloe stopped the kiss with Philip. He thought he was trying to fix things. He admitted he made the biggest mistake by letting him go. He wanted to have another chance with her. Eli couldn’t believe Ivan threatened his kids while he had a gun to his head. Ivan knew Eli and Lani wanted to be reunited with the babies, but they had to do it a certain way. He said Vivian was fragile so getting the babies would be hard. Lani offered to talk to her. He reminded her that she killed her son. He thought she would hurt them to get back at her. Susan continued to have visions about Ciara. She screamed because a gun went off. Ciara fought Rhodes over the gun. He told her one of them could have been killed. She thought someone heard the gunshot. He reminded her the room was soundproof. He warned her the next time someone got hurt it would be her. Ben wanted to know what else happened. Susan didn’t see anymore. Ben demanded she try harder to find out what happened to Ciara. Claire stopped Ben from forcing Susan to tell him about Ciara. Brady continued to explain to Kristen why he didn’t tell her about Chloe. Chloe thought Philip was dealing with too much right now. Philip recapped what he did and realized he wouldn’t be good for her. He wondered if she was interested in another former boyfriend. Eli refused to give up his gun. Lani was willing to leave her gun in the hallway. Eli wanted to make sure Ivan wasn’t armed. Eli put down his gun. They went inside the apartment and she noticed a towel. Lani picked it up and sniffed it. Chloe told Philip that Brady was just a friend and she wasn’t interested in him. Philip reminded her that Kristen was going to be in prison longer so he would want to be with her. She said Brady loved Kristen. He told her Brady was jealous when he thought they slept together. Kristen thought Brady would fall for someone else while she was in jail. He didn’t like how she did something to keep them away from each other. Susan showed up in Brady’s room. Ben felt like he lost Ciara all over again. Ciara called out for help. Ivan wanted Eli and Lani’s phones. He told them their children were on the other side of the door. He wanted them to promise they would be gentle with Vivian. Eli demanded he let them in the apartment. They went inside the bedroom and he locked them in the room. Ivan went to Vivian and lied about who was at the door. Vivian appreciated what he did for her. He refused to let anyone get in the way of her raising her children. Chloe thought Philip should focus on what he’s dealing with now and not about her and Brady. He wanted to clean up his act and hoped they would get back together. Kristen was upset that Susan was free and she was stuck in prison. She had an idea about Susan. Susan talked to Brady about having a premonition about him being shot.

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Susan went to see Marlena to tell her that she had a premonition that Brady got shot. Marlena said he was shot. Brady wanted to know why he was in the hospital. Chloe told him he was shot. Lani tried to convince Eli that Vivian was behind the kidnapping. He said Vivian died of a heart attack. He said she died of a massive heart attack. Lani asked if there was a death certificate. He said he saw it. She asked if Ivan claimed her body right away. Eli said he did. Vivian told Ivan to take the babies back. He said he couldn’t. He said he got them from a reputable place. He said the deal was done. She said she wasn’t young enough to take care of the twins. Rhodes tried to tell Ciara that Ben thought she was dead. She said he would never think that. He said Ben probably moved on already. Ben told Claire that he thought Ciara was alive. He said he knew it in his heart that she was alive. Ben wondered if Claire thought he was losing it. She didn’t think he was losing it and she didn’t think Hope was losing it either. She hoped he and Ciara had the connection like the other couples. She had to go to Marlena’s place and she suggested he go with her. Susan arrived and let Marliena know she had a premonition Brady would be shot. Marlena told her that he was shot. Susan wanted to know what happened. Marlena explained what happened. Susan thought Kristen was behind it. Susan couldn’t believe Brady would be with Kristen. Marlena defended Kristen to Susan. She told Susan that Kristen broke out of prison to be with Brady. Eli wanted to know why Vivian’s body was released so quickly. Ivan told Vivian that all she had to do was love the twins. She said they could do worse than have a mother like her. Chloe told Brady he was in her room when the mob showed up. She asked if he remembered that. He said he remembered some of it. She said the mob was trying to kill Philip, but got him instead. She said it was her fault. Ben and Claire went to see Marlena. Susan told Ben to stay away from her. Ciara pretended to have a pain in her stomach. Rhodes asked what was wrong with her. She said it was the food. She said he poisoned her.

Rhodes said he didn’t poison Ciara’s food. He said Vincent needed her alive. She told him to help her. Marlena told Susan that she wasn’t in danger. She said he wasn’t going to hurt her or anyone else. She said Ben had the same therapy he did. Susan said she was going through a hard time. Marlena said Ben wouldn’t hurt her. Brady told Chloe it wasn’t her fault. She said she dragged him in the mess. He said he chose to get involved. She said Sarah told him he was going to make a full recovery. He said Philip was the one to blame for not turning down her offer. She said Kristen blamed her. He asked if Kristen was upset. She said she broke out of prison. Eli and Lani talked about the warehouse Nicole was in with Vivian. He wanted to call Nicole to find out where the warehouse was. Claire told Marlena that Ben had to tell her something about Ciara. Marlena said she wanted to hear it. Ciara told Rhoades to open the door. She passed out. Rhodes went in the room. Eli and Lani went to the warehouse. He tried to open the door, but it was locked. He wanted to shoot the door, but she stopped him. He said their babies were inside. She said they couldn’t go in there shooting. Chloe told Brady that Kristen had a gun. He said she could have added years to her sentence. Ben told Marlena why he thought Ciara was still alive. Ben told Susan that he thought Ciara was alive. Susan said she believed in premonitions. She said she believed that Ciara could be alive. She said she would do everything she could to help him find Ciara. Rhodes tried to help Ciara. Brady told Chloe to tell him what was going on. He thought she wasn’t telling him something. She told him that Kristen threatened to kill her. She said John stopped her, but Kristen warned her that it wasn’t over. Susan said Ciara was alive. Ciara hit Rhodes on the head with a tray when his back was turned.

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Jack offered to write a check for Gwen so she could leave his family alone. He wasn’t happy about what she put his family through. Gwen wanted to know how much he spent on Abby. She didn’t think it was enough. Laura noticed Tiffany wasn’t cashing the checks she wrote to her. She called the bank and found out the account was closed. Abby wanted to know about Tiffany’s child. Laura apologized for what happened. Dr. Raynor told Eli and Lani how she started over and thought she put the past behind her. She got a call from someone who knew she switched the babies. He was going to tell her new employers what she did. Eli wanted to know exactly what the guy said. She told him how the guy wanted her to take the babies. Eli wasn’t happy that the man knew they were having twins. Ivan arrived with the twins. Vivian let him know she was home. Vivian wanted to know where Ivan was and he assured her that he was fine. She was worried someone might have seen him. She thought the police would come get her and take her to jail. He told her that he wouldn’t put her in jeopardy. She wasn’t happy about pretending to be dead again. She apologized for the way she talked to him. He was okay with it. She felt alone. He told her that she had them. Vivian wanted to know what was in the carriage. Lani was upset that Dr. Raynor gave the man her babies. Laura felt bad because she made a mess out of everything. Abby seemed to understand what she did. Jack couldn’t believe Gwen didn’t think he gave her enough. She reminded him about how much he spent on Abby. He asked her if she wanted the check or not. She slapped him. He said he didn’t pay off her mother. She said he was a liar. She thought he didn’t want Abby to know what type of person he was. She regretted meeting him. She said she hated him even more than she did before.

Lani was upset with Dr. Raynor and didn’t want to hear sorry anymore. Eli wanted her to tell him everything from the beginning. She said she was given a key to a hotel room. The man wanted to pick up the babies from there. She said Xander was supposed to meet her, but he never showed up. Ivan told Vivian that he stole the babies for her. She wanted to know why he did it. Laura wanted to know how Jennifer really felt about the bomb she dropped. Jack showed up and told them he was Gwen’s father. He swore he didn’t know about the baby. She wanted Laura to tell him what she told her. Chad showed up at Gwen’s place and let her know he didn’t tell the police that Abby hit her. He was determined to do whatever it took to bring her down. He took a handkerchief and wiped some of the makeup off of her face. Ivan thought Vivian would be happy that he got the babies. He felt guilty about her not being able to raise her twins. She wanted to know where he got them from and who were their parents. Dr. Raynor continued to tell Eli and Lani what she had to do for Ivan. Lani thought she was paid very well for her babies. She said she didn’t get any money. Lani didn’t understand how she could do that for someone she didn’t know. Dr. Raynor assured Lani that the man wouldn’t hurt the babies. Lani wanted to know his name, but Dr. Raynor didn’t know it. Eli wanted her to tell them what she did know. She felt like the man was planning to go through with his scheme for a long time. Vivian explained to Ivan that she was younger when she had her twins. He assured her that she was eternally young. She said she wasn’t their parent. He said their parents weren’t in any position to raise the twins. He said they needed her. Laura told Jack how she was the one writing the checks to Gwen’s mother. Jack didn’t understand why she didn’t ask how old the child was. He said he couldn’t help Gwen because Laura didn’t say anything. He knew why Gwen was so hateful towards them. Laura apologized and said Tiffany was horrible. He demanded to know who gave her the right to play God. Gwen reminded Chad how he was too willing to believe the worst in Abby and jump in his bed. She warned him that she was going after Abby. He warned Gwen to stay away from Abby. Abby overheard the threat and walked in the hotel room. Gwen told her that Chad threatened her. Gwen wanted them to leave, but Abby refused to leave until she was finished. Jack continued to yell at Laura for keeping the truth from him. He refused to let what she did go. He thought what she did was so cruel. Ivan lied to Vivian about the twins’ parents. He made her think their parents didn’t want any contact with them. He said they would be thrilled if she took the babies. Dr. Raynor said the man made a call to someone who was going to take the babies. Lani didn’t understand why she waited so long to tell them about the call. Vivian didn’t think it was right to take care of the twins. Ivan assured her that she wouldn’t be able to let them go once she takes care of them. He wouldn’t forgive himself for failing her with Stefan and Jake. He wanted to make it up to her. She appreciated it, but she couldn’t do it. Laura blamed herself for what happened to Gwen. She was only concerned with Jennifer’s feelings. Jack reminded her how Gwen was her child and she had no idea what they’ve been through because of that child. Laura was crying and couldn’t believe what she did. Abby told Gwen that Jack didn’t pay her mother off. Gwen didn’t believe it. Abby said she knew who it was. She said Tiffany never spoke to their dad. He never knew about her and didn’t pay off Tiffany. Gwen said she resented Abby for her life. Gwen was ready to kill the person who lied to her. Abby and Chad left the hotel. Chad wanted to know if what she said as true. She said her grandmother paid Tiffany off. Lani figured out that Ivan was the one who took the twins. She realized that Vivian had the babies.

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Gwen told Jack that she was his daughter. Laura told Jennifer and Abby that she was the one who gave Gwen’s mother the checks. Eli reassured Lani that they were getting their babies back. Lani was afraid Raynor was lying to them. Gwen was happy that Jack couldn’t deny her being his daughter. He told her that he wouldn’t challenge the results of the test. He said he never had his secretary send her a check. He said he called his secretary and she said she never wrote the checks. Gwen said somebody was lying and it wasn’t her. Laura told Jennifer that she wanted to come to town and stop Gwen, but she was too late. She said there was nothing stopping her from telling what she knew. Nicole told Rafe that Eric was staying away longer. She said he didn’t ask her if he could stay. She said he turned down the job when it was offered to him, but now he didn’t consult her before agreeing to stay. Rafe tried to get her to realize that Eric wouldn’t be gone long. She said she missed him. Laura told Jennifer and Abby about what happened 25 years ago. It was around the time Jack and Laura came back to town. There was a flashback of Gwen’s mother looking for Jack. Jack told Gwen that he was going to get to the bottom of what happened. She wanted him to welcome her, but he said it was hard to do after everything she did to Abby. They argued over what she did to him and Abby. Laura finished telling Jennifer about Tiffany (Gwen’s mother). Tiffany told Laura that she had a fling with Jack. Jennifer couldn’t believe that Gwen was Jack’s daughter.

Laura continued to tell Jennifer and Abby about Tiffany wanting to see Jack. Jennifer said she didn’t hear anything. Abby said Jack should have known. Laura said he didn’t know. Gwen told Jack that he spawned her. She said he shouldn’t be surprised that she turned out the way she did. She said it was in her genes. Raynor was waiting for Xander. She felt as if she was being set up. Eli and Lani showed up. Raynor was about to leave, but they stopped her. Gwen reminded Jack that his mother didn’t want him. She said his mother preferred Adrienne to him. She said he grew up with money. She said she would never throw her child away. He said he didn’t throw her away. He said he couldn’t be sorry for something that he never knew. She said he was thankful that he never had to raise her. She said he was thankful that he didn’t have to know her. She said he was wishing he didn’t know her now. Jennifer asked Laura how Jack couldn’t have known. Laura said she panicked and didn’t know what to say or do. She said she wanted to warn Jack so Jennifer wouldn’t be blindsided. She said she didn’t know if there was a child or if she met Jack. Laura said Jennifer and Jack were inching back towards each other. She said she wasn’t going to let her be hurt like that again. Raynor told Eli and Lani that she didn’t know where they were. Lani said they needed constant care. Raynor said they were safe. Eli and Lani wanted to know why she did it. She said she was being blackmailed. They wanted to know who blackmailed her. Laura told Jennifer and Abby that she panicked about Jennifer finding out the truth. She said she contacted Tiffany and said Jack wanted to meet her. There was a flashback of Laura meeting with Tiffany to talk about Jack being Gwen’s father. Laura told Jennifer and Abby that she was determined to protect them, but she didn’t do it at all. She apologized. Gwen told Jack that it was okay for him to hate her because she hated him more. He said it was okay to hate him, but she didn’t have to get revenge on the whole family. He wanted to know what she wanted now that she has gotten her revenge against them. He wanted to know how much money it would take to get her to leave him and his family alone. Jennifer couldn’t believe Laura told Gwen’s mother that Jack didn’t want anything to do with her. Jennifer also couldn’t believe she didn’t tell Jack about Gwen. Abby wanted to know about the money Gwen was talking about. Laura told them that she paid her off. Laura apologized for what she did. Raynor told Eli and Lani that she started a new life in New York. She said she got a call from someone who told her that he knew about the baby switch. She said he threatened to expose what she did if she didn’t help him. She said he wanted her to take the babies when they were born.

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Days Short Recap Monday, February 1, 2021

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Tony walked in the room while Jake thought about kissing Gabi. He saw Jake looking at Gabi’s proposal and wanted to give him some tips about it. Tony thought taking over Gabi Chic would be good for the business, but it wouldn’t be good for his personal life. Rafe told Gabi about his day with Nicole. She reminded him that Nicole was married. He wanted her to be careful with Jake. Gabi said Jake wasn’t a married man and Kate never stays with one man. He wasn’t so sure, and left for work. Jake showed up at Rafe’s place and saw Gabi wasn’t dressed. He stammered while he was talking. She didn’t plan on getting dressed because he’s seen her before. He let her know he was turning down her business proposal. She tried to convince him that the proposal was a good idea. He was adamant about not doing the deal. She believed he didn’t want to do it because he was afraid to be around her. He let her know that he didn’t want to do it because she will constantly think he’s Stefan and he couldn’t be him. He allowed her to have the rights to her company. Jack admitted to Jennifer that he possibly slept with Tiffany, but he couldn’t remember her name. He wasn’t proud because he felt like it happened to someone else. He believed he would have remembered a woman coming to him about a child. Jennifer thought it was possible there was another Jack Deveraux who fathered Gwen. They realized it was a stretch. Jennifer thought his assistant might have dealt with it. He decided to call his assistant about it. She didn’t remember dealing with Tiffany and Gwen. He got a call from the lab. He was told the paternity test results were done.

Gwen looked at herself and saw the black eye she had. She wanted it to be darker. She planned on making Abby pay for what she did. Abby went to the station and asked Rafe if Gwen was going to be charged for drugging her. Rafe didn’t know if Rolf’s word was enough to get her indicted, but he had to wait for the DA to let him know. Gwen arrived at the station sporting her black eye. She thought Abby should be arrested. Gwen and Abby argued until the lab calling Gwen interrupted them. Gwen left to go to the hospital. Rafe advised Abby not to go after her because she’s dangerous. Abby wanted him to arrest Gwen. Gwen arrived at the hospital. She saw Julie and they got into an argument. Jack heard the argument and stopped them. Julie tried to lunge out to Gwen before she left. Gwen showed Jack the paternity test results. Gwen called him “daddy”. Laura arrived at the Horton house and hugged Jennifer. Laura said she was back because she read what happened. Jennifer and Abby told her how Gwen claimed to be Jack’s daughter and he abandoned her. They didn’t think it was true. Laura told them that she was the one sending the checks.

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