Days Short Recap Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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Sami talked to Kristen about Lucas pretending to have a brain tumor. Abby told Gwen that she didn’t push her down the stairs. Gwen said she did push her down the stairs. She told Abby that she had everything. She called Abby a liar and a murderer. Abby told Chad that she wasn’t lying. He told her to leave the room. Kristen asked Sami how Lucas was going to explain to Chloe why he wasn’t getting sicker. Sami said he would think of something. Chloe told Lucas that she would go with him to see Dr. Dunn tomorrow. Abby told Jack that Gwen lost the baby. She said Gwen was saying it was her fault. Gwen asked Chad if he believed her. She said he thought she was making it up. He said she was upset because she got horrible news. She said it was horrible for her, but not for him.

Rafe and Ava talked about their kiss. He told her he didn’t do it because he lost Hope. He said he did it because he wanted to. He said they could forget about the kiss if she wanted to. She said she didn’t want to forget about it. She said it was the nicest thing that has happened to her in a long time. He said a lot of bad things happened to her so the bar was low. She said it was very nice. She told him that she told Nicole that it happened and she didn’t think it was a good idea. Sami told Kristen that Lucas had a quality that made women want to take care of him. Kristen asked if that was why she slept with him. Lucas called Sami and told her that he had to see the cancer doctor. He said nothing was wrong with him. He wanted to know what he was going to do. Sami said he would think of something. He said he didn’t care if EJ found out they slept together. Sami said it was a good idea. He asked if she was listening to him. He said either way the plan was going to blow up. Abby told Jack that Gwen said she pushed her down the stairs. She said she grabbed her arm, but she didn’t push her. She asked him if she believed her. Gwen told Chad that he could move on with their lives as if nothing happened. He said after what she did, there was no way they could move on. She said he was happy that the baby was dead. He said he didn’t want the baby to die. He said she tricked him into having the baby. He said the baby wasn’t an ideal situation. He said he wouldn’t have wanted what happened to their child to have happened. He said he would have taken care of the baby and loved it. Rafe asked Ava why Nicole would care about them kissing. Ava said Nicole might have thought he was vulnerable because of Hope. She said Nicole probably thought she was taking advantage of him. He said he was the one who took advantage. He wondered why Nicole would care what they did. He told her that what they did was their business. Ava said she shouldn’t have said anything to her. Chad told Gwen that he didn’t want her to be alone. He asked her if she wanted him to call someone. She said there was no one. She said it was her own fault. She said she didn’t forget what she did to him and Abby. She thought the baby could help her change. He told her that she would have been a good mother. She said she wouldn’t know now because of Abby. Abby wanted Jack to tell her that he believed that she wouldn’t push a pregnant woman down the stairs. She said he believed Gwen when she said she didn’t kill Laura. Abby said he knew her all her life. She wanted him to tell her that he believed her. Abby told Chad that he knew she didn’t push Gwen. He said he believed her. He asked her why she was fighting with Gwen on top of the stairs. Abby asked if he was saying that it was her fault.

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Days Short Recap Monday, May 3, 2021

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Jake talked to Ben about Kate breaking up with him. Roman talked to “Kate” about getting back together since she broke up with Jake. Jack and Chad saw Gwen fall down the stairs. Jack checked on Gwen while Chad called for help. Kristen went back to the DiMera mansion to check on Kate. Marlena told Sami that the police had a witness for Charlie’s murder. Sami wanted to know who the witness was. Marlena said it was John. Sami was upset that John didn’t say anything about what he saw when she was arrested. Marlena said he just remembered what he saw. Marlena said they weren’t going to say anything at first. She said Rafe had a recording of John’s confession. Sami wanted to know how he got that. Marlena said from him. Roman told Philip and Gabi what happened between Jake and “Kate.” Jake told Ben that Kate was always jealous of him and Gabi even though he told her that he loved her. Jake told him Philip said Gabi was still in love with him. Ben asked him why he cared about Gabi dating Philip if he was over her. Ben said Kate was right to be upset that Jake wasn’t over Gabi. When they were at the hospital, Abby told Chad not to look at her like she was a horrible person. He said he wasn’t. He told her he needed to know what happened. Jack told Gwen that she was going to be okay. He said he was terrified when he saw her fall. She asked if he saw it. He said he was relieved that she was all right. He said he hoped the baby was too. She thought about the doctor telling her she lost the baby. Abby told Chad that she and Gwen got into an argument about moving in with Jack. Chad said she told him she was going to get over it. Abby said that was before she conned Jack into moving in with him. Dr. Snyder came in Gwen’s room and wondered why she was there. Jack said she fell down the stairs. Dr. Snyder said it didn’t say that in the report. Jack said they were worried about the baby. He wanted the doctor to examine her.

Dr. Snyder told Jack he had to examine Gwen alone. Chad wanted to know how Gwen fell down the stairs. Abby told him how she fell. Jack showed up. Chad asked how the baby was. Jack said he didn’t know. Dr. Snyder told Gwen that he was getting a CT scan for her. He said she didn’t get a chance to tell her father that she lost the baby. He wanted to know if she wanted him to tell her father. She thought about the way Abby treated her before the fall. She said she didn’t want him to tell anyone. Philip confronted Gabi about going after Jake. Jake told Philip that he still had feelings for Kate. He told Jake that he had to move on. Ben told Jake that Ciara left town with Theo. He told him to decide which woman he wanted. Kate asked Kristen if she talked to Jake. Kristen told her that Jake acted as if he couldn’t care less when she told him she was breaking up with him. She said she didn’t think anyone was going to look for her. She said Kate wouldn’t be missed. Marlena told Sami that Rafe played the recording of John saying he saw Belle shoot Charlie. Sami asked if John saw Belle shoot Charlie. Marlena said John saw her from behind. Sami apologized for not being there for her since Belle was arrested. Jake went to the DiMera mansion to look for Kate. Gabi came out. Jake said he wasn’t going back to her. He asked her what she said to get Kate to break up with him. Gwen told Dr. Snyder not to tell her family. She said she would do it. He said she needed the support from her family. She said she would get the support, but she would do it her way. Dr. Snyder told Chad, Jack and Abby about her injuries. Chad asked about the baby. Dr. Snyder said Gwen didn’t want to say anything. Chad went to see Gwen. He asked her about the baby. She said the doctor said it was a girl. She said she lost the baby. Kate told Kristen that Jake wouldn’t be convinced that she wanted to break up with him. Kristen didn’t think Jake would take long to move on with Gabi. Abby talked to Jack about Gwen moving in with him. Abby tried to convince him that Gwen was trying to con him. Gwen wanted Chad to say something. He asked if she lost the baby. She said she wasn’t pregnant anymore.

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Days Short Recap Friday, April 30, 2021

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Kristen was dressed as Kate and went to the pub. Jake saw her there and wanted to know why she didn’t show up for their trip. She told him that they had to break up. He assumed she wanted to end things with him because he admitted to be jealous of Gabi and Philip. She said she wasn’t going to wait to be dumped by him. She explained that their age differences were a factor. “Kate” told him that she was going to quit and move out of the mansion. He refused to accept that and tried to stop her from going. Roman interrupted them to stop their fight. He was determined to find out what happened. Jake walked off so he told “Kate” they could get back together. He wondered if she considered getting back together with him. Chad was happy that Abby was willing to work on their marriage. She told him that Gabi was the one who convinced her to make her marriage work. Chad was surprised that she talked to Gabi. Abby didn’t have anyone else to talk to so she wanted to talk to someone who hated Gwen as much as she did. Abby wasn’t able to forget that he was having a child with Gwen. Jack arrived at the DiMera mansion to talk to Chad and Abby about Gwen. He told them how Gwen was going to move in with her. Abby didn’t think Jack cared how she felt. She walked out of the room. Chad thought it was good that Jack convinced Gwen to stay in town. He said Gwen and the baby would be taken care of for life. Chad didn’t think Abby could take much more before she snapped.

Gwen talked to Dr. Snyder about her baby. He gave her an ultrasound. He let her know that there was no heartbeat. He told her that she miscarried. He told her not to blame herself for what happened. He said that it happens all of the time. She wanted to be alone. She asked the doctor whether she was having a boy or a girl. The doctor told her that she would have had a girl. Ben told Claire he didn’t go through with kidnapping Ciara. He decided to let her go. Claire hugged him and he started crying. She knew Ciara would get her memory back and would come back to her. He didn’t know what to do anymore. He said Ciara was his life and he didn’t know what to do anymore. Gwen arrived at the DiMera mansion looking for Chad. She ran into Abby and she was upset with her. She told her that she would be a terrible mother. Gwen was upset that she insulted her and slapped Abby. They walked towards the steps and kept arguing. Abby grabbed Gwen’s arm and told her that she wanted her and the baby to get out of her life. Jack and Chad heard them yelling and went into the hallway. They arrived and saw Gwen fall down the stairs.

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Days Short Recap Thursday, April 29, 2021

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Philip told Gabi that there was something between them, but she wasn’t over her ex. Abby interrupted them so she could take Gabi to lunch. Jack introduced Steve to Gwen. Steve didn’t welcome her. He told her she needed to treat Abby the way she deserved to be treated. When Steve left, Jack asked Gwen what Kayla said. Gwen said she was pregnant. She said she was keeping Chad’s baby. Jake went to Chad to ask him if he heard from Kate. Kristen went to check on Kate. She told Kate that she was going away alone. Kristen said Kate got a text from Jake. Kristen responded to the text. She told Kate she was going to get rid of her. Kate wanted to know why she was going to all of that trouble to get rid of her. Chad told Jake that Gwen was pregnant. Abby told Gabi that she needed to talk to someone. Abby told her Gwen was pregnant and she wanted to keep the baby. Jack was surprised that Gwen wanted to keep her baby. He said it was going to make it difficult for her and Abby to have a good relationship. Gwen said her keeping the baby had nothing to do with Chad and Abby. Chad told Jake that Gwen was definitely pregnant with his child. Jake wondered how Abby was dealing with it. Chad said she was having a hard time. Gwen told Jack that she was keeping the baby because of the way she was raised. He told her he felt guilty about what happened to her. She told him not to feel guilty. Gabi told Abby she felt bad for her. Abby asked if she would help her out. Gabi didn’t know what to do. Abby said Gwen wouldn’t have an abortion. She said she didn’t know how to move on with her life. Gabi told her she didn’t know the answer to that or she would be able to move on from Jake.

Gwen told Jack that she talked to Chad about keeping the baby. Jack asked about Abby. She said she tried to tell Abby how she felt, but she didn’t want to listen to her. She told him that she was going to leave Salem to raise the baby. Chad told Jake that Gwen didn’t want him to be a part of the baby’s life. He said he couldn’t turn his back on the baby. Gabi told Abby what happened when she tried to sleep with Philip. Kristen told Kate that she made it clear that she wasn’t going to give up Jake. She said she would have to take care of the problem. Jake told Chad that Abby’s love for him could withstand a lot. Jake said she understood that he slept with Gwen. He said she would understand the baby. He said he had to find Kate. Kristen pulled out a Kate mask. Kate told her it wasn’t going to work. Kristen said it would work because it always did. She said she would tell Jake that she was leaving Salem. Kate told her she wasn’t going to get away with it. Kristen said she shouldn’t keep Jake waiting. Jake went to see Philip to ask if he saw Kate. Philip said he didn’t see her. Gabi told Abby to go back to her perfect life and get over Chad having a baby with Gwen. Gwen told Jack that she didn’t want Abby to run into her. She said she was going to be showing soon. She said she didn’t think Abby would ever approve of her baby. She said the best thing to do was to create distance between her and Abby. Jack wanted to know where she was going. He told her he couldn’t let her go. He told her to pack her things and move in with him. She asked about Abby. He said it was his problem. He said it would work itself out. Kristen dressed up as Kate and brushed Jake off.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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Lucas and Sami were on the phone talking about him lying to Chloe about his brain tumor. Chloe walked in on him while he was talking. He got off the phone. He wanted to know how much she heard. She said she heard enough and wanted him to tell her the truth. Jan went to see Shawn at the police station. She asked if he was working on Belle’s coat. She told him that she pointed out that Belle’s button was missing. She said Belle didn’t notice. She said Belle killed Charlie. Shawn said she didn’t kill Charlie and he was going to prove that she didn’t. He said Melinda needed to drop the charges against her. Melinda said she wasn’t going to drop the charges. Belle told John and Marlena that Sami was the one who killed Charlie. Belle said Sami hated her enough to frame her. Marlena said Sami didn’t hate her. Belle said Sami did hate her. Sami came out and wanted to know what they were talking about. Belle told her that she framed her. When Theo and Ciara were about to leave the hospital, Ben showed up. Chloe said she didn’t understand why Lucas told Sami that he was sick when he didn’t want anyone else to know. He said he wanted to tell Sami. Chloe said he should see her doctor. He said he would think about it. She said she made him an appointment. She said the doctor was waiting for them. Sami told Belle that she didn’t kill Charlie. Melinda and Shawn argued over whether or not Belle killed Charlie. He wanted him off the case. He said he was still going to prove that Belle didn’t do it. When he walked away, Melinda said there was evidence out there and she was going to find it. Nicole went to see Rafe and Ava to talk about Belle’s button being at Charlie’s place. While they were talking, Rafe got a message from Trask. He said he had to go. Ava told Nicole that Rafe kissed her. Ava told Rafe what made him kiss her. Nicole said he shouldn’t have done that. When Rafe showed up at the station, Melinda told him she wanted Shawn off the case. He told her she didn’t have any evidence He said he was going to the crime scene to prove that Belle didn’t kill Charlie. When Rafe left, Jan told Melinda that she would help her get Belle. Belle continued to accuse Sami of framing her. Marlena said Sami couldn’t have killed Charlie because she was on a plane. Sami said she wouldn’t have framed Belle. Sami left to fix another problem. Chloe tried to convince Lucas to go to the doctor. Ben told Ciara he wanted to give her something. She said she didn’t want anything from him. He gave her the engagement ring. She said she didn’t want it. She said she didn’t want anything to remind her that she was insane enough to be in love with him. He said to take it for her father.

Ava wanted to know if Nicole was mad at her. Nicole said Rafe wasn’t the tough guy he wanted people to think he was. Ava said she and Rafe were getting closer. She said he let her stay because they enjoyed each other’s company. Nicole didn’t think he was interested in her. Belle told John and Marlena that she hated that Sami was right. She said if he thought she was the one in the coat the police were going to think it. John said they were going to figure out who framed her. Marlena thought they should keep the information to themselves until the killer was found. Jan told Melinda that she needed to hear what she had to say. She told Melinda that she was in a coma. She said she went to see Marlena and heard John say he saw Belle kill Charlie. Melinda said she heard about the things Jan did and didn’t believe her. Jan said the conversation was recorded. Lucas told Chloe that he couldn’t go to the doctor with her. He said the only reason he said anything was because of Sami. Sami came in and asked if the tumor was affecting his behavior. Chloe told Sami that she wanted to help Lucas. Sami told him she would kill him if he told her the truth. Melinda told Jan it was convenient that she had the recording. Jan said she had the recording. Melinda wanted to get her statement. Jan said John would try to kill her if he knew she made a statement. Melinda said she might not need her statement. Shawn went to John and Marlena’s place to tell them that Melinda took him off the case. Nicole told Ava that she and Rafe have been friends. Nicole said she wanted him to be happy. Ava thought Nicole didn’t she was good enough for him. Ben wanted Ciara to take the washer as a reminder of Bo. John told Shawn that he remembered Belle killing Charlie while he was hypnotized. Shawn told Belle that he didn’t have to report what he heard because he was off the case. Rafe told Melinda that there was no evidence against Belle. Melinda told him there was new evidence. Nicole told Ava that she and Rafe were from two different worlds. Ava said she knew that when she moved in with him. Nicole said it was because Charlie was after her. Ava reminded her that Charlie was dead. Nicole said she didn’t understand why she stayed with Rafe. Ava said it was because she was broke. They got into an argument over Rafe wanting Ava to stay with him. Nicole told her she forgot that she was married. Ava said Eric did too. Nicole wanted to leave. Ava apologized to her. Rafe went to John and Marlena’s place. Rafe said he had to take John down for questioning. He played the recording of him saying Belle killed Charlie.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, April 27, 2021

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Ben told Theo not to leave town with Ciara. Theo told him that Ciara didn’t want to remember him. He said Ciara didn’t want to remember being with a serial killer. Ben said he loved her. He told Theo he would stay away from Ciara if he didn’t take her to South Africa. Theo said it wasn’t about him. Ben told him he loved Ciara. Theo said it was her choice and he wasn’t talking her out of it. Ben told him to give him a few days to wrap his head around it. He asked Theo to give him a few days. Shawn told Ciara that he found Hope in Morocco. He said she was happy about Ciara being home. He said she was going to be in Salem tomorrow. John was upset that he remembered Belle killing Charlie. Marlena said he remembered a few details. He said he saw her kill Charlie. Belle told Claire that she didn’t kill Charlie. Claire asked how a button from her coat got there. Jan ran into Nicole. They talked about Belle killing Charlie. Nicole said Belle wouldn’t kill anyone. Jan said Belle made sure Charlie wouldn’t hurt anyone again. Nicole said she didn’t approve of murder. Jan said she used to. She said Rafe must have thought Belle was guilty or he wouldn’t have arrested her. Rafe talked to Ava about his relationship with Hope. Ciara told Shawn that she was leaving Salem. Theo told Ben that he wasn’t going to stop Ciara from leaving. Ben said he loved her. Theo told him that he needed to let Ciara go. Rafe and Ava talked about Belle being arrested for Charlie’s murder. Ava wanted to know how Belle explained her button being in Charlie’s apartment. Rafe said he didn’t think Belle did it. Jan told Nicole that Belle did a good thing by getting rid of Charlie. Jan said Claire told her what Charlie did. She said she felt like she could have killed him herself. Belle went to see John and Marlena to let them know she was okay. Belle told them Justin thought the police didn’t have enough evidence. She said it wasn’t as if anyone saw her there. John said he saw her. He said he went over to Charlie’s place and saw her shoot Charlie. Shawn told Ciara that she shouldn’t move. She asked if it was because of Ben. Shawn said Ben was dedicated to finding her. Ciara said she heard all of it before. She wanted him to stop convincing her that she and Ben belonged together. She said she didn’t want him in her life. Shawn said she didn’t have to move. She said she kept telling her to stay away from her, but he wouldn’t listen. She said she wanted to get away from him. She said no one was going to change her mind. Ben told Claire that Theo and Ciara were leaving. He said he had to stop them. Claire wanted to know what he was going to do. He said she was going to help him.

Jan told Nicole that she would have been willing to kill Charlie herself. She said she didn’t because she was in a coma. Belle was upset that John said he saw her kill Charlie. She asked why he didn’t say anything sooner. John said he didn’t remember then. He told her what happened the night he went to Charlie’s place. He said he blacked out and couldn’t account for what happened. He said he heard the shooting. He said he convinced Marlena to hypnotize him. He told her he saw Belle with the gun. He said she was wearing the red coat. Belle said she wasn’t there. She said she was telling the truth. Shawn told Ciara that she didn’t have to leave today. He said to see Hope. Ciara said she didn’t want to be in Salem. She said to tell Hope to meet her South Africa. She didn’t want Ben harassing her again. Shawn said he only showed her mementos. She said Ben tried to stab her with a needle. She asked if he understood why she didn’t want to be around Ben. Shawn asked if she could stay a few more days. Ben told Claire that he was going to kidnap Ciara. Claire told him he wasn’t thinking clearly. He said he was going to take her to the cabin and make her remember him. He said Ciara loved him. He told Claire to think of a way to stop Theo while he kidnapped Ciara. Claire said she wasn’t going to help him. Ben told Claire that Ciara wouldn’t come back if she left. Claire told him Ciara would freak out if she kidnapped her. He said she was wrong. Claire said Ciara only remembered her setting the cabin on fire. He said he would make her remember. She said doing something this drastic was a huge mistake. She said he would push Ciara away. He was upset that Claire wouldn’t distract Theo. She said she was his friend, but she wasn’t going to do it. He said he would do it on his own. Belle asked John if he saw her face. He said he didn’t. Marlena said it could have been someone else. Belle said it was her coat because the button was missing. She said someone else was there. She said she was set up. Nicole told Jan to go back in her coma. Nicole reminded her of what she did to Belle. Jan reminded her of what she did in the past. Nicole said she changed. Jan said she did too, but she has to convince people of it. Jan told Nicole that she was in love with Rafe even though she’s married. While Rafe and Ava were talking, they kissed each other. John told Belle that he saw her wearing her coat. Belle said he saw someone wearing her coat and shot Charlie. Belle wanted to know who would hate her enough to frame her. She said she knew who did it.

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Days Short Recap Monday, April 26, 2021

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Paulina accused Chanel of working with Xander. Chanel said she was scamming Xander. He said she wasn’t. Paulina gave a rundown of the things Xander has done. Jake caught Kristen in the DiMera mansion. He said he knew who she was. He said she was Susan. He wanted to know why she was in the house. She said she had a premonition about him with Gabi. Gabi told Philip that she wanted to have sex with him. Chanel told Paulina that Xander was going to give her half of what she was going to give him. Paulina said she was trying to scam her. Chanel said she married Xander so he could be her meal ticket. Paulina decided to rip up the check. Chanel wanted to know what she was doing. She said she was going to be stuck with Xander. Paulina told her that she made her bed so she had to lie in it. Chanel told Xander that it was his fault that they didn’t get the money. Xander said it wasn’t his fault. They ended up arguing with each other. She told him she wanted a divorce. Theo talked to Abe about leaving with Ciara. Theo said Ciara was scared of Ben so they were leaving. Abe said he was afraid of him getting hurt. Theo said he knew what he was doing.

Kristen told Jake that her premonitions were never wrong. She said Gabi was in his arms. Jake said he used to be with Gabi. He said he was with Kate now. He noticed something on the floor. Xander told Chanel that she could have her divorce. He told her to give her the ring back. She said he told her to keep it. She said she would sell it if she were him. She gave him the ring back. Paulina ran into Abe and told him that Xander and Chanel were trying to scam her for $10 million. She said she was leaving Salem. Jake ended up seeing a glass on the floor. Kristen told him that her vision was the real deal. She said she saw him and Gabi in a passionate romance. He told her it was over. She said Kate may be in his bed, but Gabi was in his heart. Abe was upset that Paulina was leaving after the project she started. He accused her of giving up. She said she wouldn’t give up. She said she was settling some affairs and then staying in Salem. Philip and Gabi started to make love. She was thinking about Jake. She told Philip that she couldn’t do it.

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Days Short Recap Friday, April 23, 2021

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Xander met with Chanel at Julie’s Place. They were excited about the big pay day they were getting from her mother. Paulina showed up and wanted to know how much he wanted. He said he wanted ten million dollars. She laughed in his face. She didn’t want him with her daughter, but she couldn’t afford it. Xander didn’t believe her. Chanel asked her to give him the money so she could end her marriage. Paulina told her it wasn’t her fault she ended up with him and not a rich man. He tried to negotiate with Paulina. Chanel pleaded with her to let get out of her marriage. Xander agreed to lower his price to one million dollars. Paulina finally agreed to write him a check. He noticed the check wasn’t the million he wanted. She told him that he didn’t deserve what she gave him. He had to take it or leave it. He agreed to take it. Chanel didn’t understand what he did accepting one hundred thousand dollars. She said they had to split that in half. Paulina wanted to know what she meant.

Kristen went to warn Kate that she had a premonition about her being in danger. She said she had to get out of town. Kate said she was already leaving town with Jake. She said that Kate shouldn’t go with him because he was after her. She told him to get far away from Jake. Kate wanted her to leave. She warned Kate again, but her real voice slipped out. Kate noticed and snatched her wig off. She admitted she was there to break up her relationship with Jake. She had to do it for Vivian. Kate wanted Kristen to get out so she could be with Jake. Kristen knocked her out. Jake showed up and wanted to know who Susan was. She looked at Kate’s lifeless body on the floor. Lucas went to see Chloe. He noticed she was upset and he thought Brady was the reason why she was mad. She admitted she had feelings for Brady. She knew he was committed to Kristen. Lucas told her that she was too good of a person to waste time on Brady. He thought she should focus on someone who wanted him. Chloe wondered if he was talking about himself. Lucas wondered what would have happened if he didn’t leave to take care of Allie. Chloe was surprised to hear what he had to say. He lied to her and said he had a brain tumor. He asked her not to say anything about it to anyone. He said he didn’t want to die without love. She told him that she had feelings for Brady. She said she couldn’t turn her feelings off like that. She said she would support him any way she could.

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Brady wanted “Susan” to watch Rachel while he went to see Vivian. She wanted to know why he wanted to see her. He said Vivian had something to tell him. She told him that she couldn’t watch Rachel because she had something to do. Chloe saw Brady and wanted to let him know she was willing to quit. She didn’t want to make things uncomfortable. She apologized for misreading his signals. He let her know that he did have feelings for her. He wanted to deny them, but the feelings were getting stronger. She wanted to know if he wanted to be with her. He let her know that he couldn’t forget about what he had with Kristen. She understood but she felt like she should quit. Brady didn’t want her to do that and said he would work at the office.

Kristen went to see Vivian at the prison. Vivian told her that she was going to tell Brady the truth because she didn’t break up Jake and Kate’s relationship. Kristen wanted more time to make the plan work. She warned Vivian not to threaten her because she took care of the last person who threatened to expose her. Kristen left the prison so Vivian called Brady to cancel the appointment. Lucas told Sami that he wouldn’t help her with her plan. She reminded him that he owed her. She asked him to help save her marriage. He didn’t want to hurt Chloe. Sami said that he would be helping Kristen stay away from her. They went back and forth until Lucas changed his mind. He let her know that he didn’t approved of pretending to have feelings for Chloe. She didn’t see why he had to pretend since he had feelings for her before. Claire wanted to talk to Theo about Ciara. She wanted him to give her space to remember Ben. He told her that wouldn’t happen because she was leaving with him. Claire told him that she would eventually remember her life with Ben and he would get hurt. Theo knew it was a chance, but they were living for the day. He told her that he was leaving soon and wanted to say goodbye. She warned him that he was making a mistake, but he said it was his mistake to make. Ciara told Ben that she was leaving town with Theo. She didn’t want to be where people expected her to remember someone she didn’t. He understood but wanted to know why she was going with Theo. She said she liked being around him and he made her feel safe. She told him that Theo didn’t kill anyone. She admitted that she and Theo were more than friends. Ben told her they were married. Ciara let him know they weren’t together yet, but they wanted to see how things go. She told him that she was going away with Theo anyway. Ben started crying and agreed to give her space. He begged her not to leave Salem.

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Days Short Recap Wednesday, April 21, 2021

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Gwen told Chad that she was pregnant. She said Abby told her to have an abortion. He wanted to know why she was having the baby. He asked if she was having the baby despite Abby. Abby demanded that Kayla tell her if Gwen was really pregnant. Kayla said she couldn’t tell her. Abby said she could tell her. She said Gwen had an affair with her husband so she had a right to know. Ben told Claire that he tried to use Rolf’s serum to get Ciara her memory back. Theo asked Ciara why she kissed him. She said she wanted to kiss him. He told her she was married even though she doesn’t remember. She said she didn’t want to remember. Chanel told Xander that she wanted an annulment. He said he wasn’t going to go along with it. Abby told Kayla that she didn’t know how she and Chad could get past him having a baby with Gwen. Gwen told Chad that her focus changed when she found out Jack didn’t abandon him. She said having the baby was going to get in the way of letting her have a relationship with her family. He said he could tell that she was being sincere. He wanted to know why she wanted to have the baby. Kayla told Abby that she and Chad could work through this. Abby said she hated Gwen. She said she had to get control over the things she thought about Gwen. She said no one would want to be around her if she didn’t get control. Gwen told Chad that she didn’t want to see the baby when she was examined. She said she would feel the regret of the pain she caused. She said she changed her mind. She wanted to see the screen. She said she was reminded about what happened to her when she was abandoned. She said she couldn’t do the same thing to her baby. Paulina wanted Lani to talk to Chanel. Paulina was upset that Chanel wouldn’t talk to her. She tried to convince Lani to talk to her. Chanel couldn’t believe Xander wouldn’t agree to the divorce without getting money. He told her he wanted Paulina’s money. He suggested that they work together to get Paulina’s money. Ben talked to Claire about Theo getting closer to Ciara. Ciara told Theo that she didn’t want a life with Ben. She wondered how she could be with Ben after he killed three women and almost killed Will. Theo asked if Ben changed. She asked if he was on Ben’s side. Theo said he was on her side. She told him that she felt like she was robbed of being with him when he left town. She said she felt like she had him back.

Lani went to see Chanel to talk her out of being married to Xander. Claire told Ben that she asked Theo about how he felt about Ciara. Ben wanted to know what he said. She said he didn’t answer her. He said it was because Theo wanted to be with Ciara. He said he was going to stop him from being with Ciara. Claire told him not to do that. Theo asked Ciara what would happen if she remembered Ben. She asked him if he thought she was going to forget her feelings for him. Kayla suggested that Abby talk to Chad about how she felt. She said it would help her and Chad heal. Lani tried to convince Chanel not to be with Xander. Ciara told Theo that she didn’t want to hurt him. She said she didn’t want to get hurt either. She said that was why she didn’t’ want to be with Ben. She said he tried to stab her with a syringe. She said he scared her and she was done with being scared. She asked why she would want to be with Ben when Theo was always there for her and made her feel safe. He told her that she was stubborn and determined the way she was when they were little. Claire told Ben that Ciara hated her now. She said the more they pushed her the more upset Ciara gets. She said they needed to back off. He said he couldn’t do that. She said Ciara would be out of the hospital in a couple of days and would remember her life. He asked what would happen if Theo got in the way. She said she would talk to him. She told him to give Ciara space. He said he wanted to apologize to Ciara. Claire told him he was doing the right thing. Abby walked in while Chad and Gwen were talking. She said she knew Gwen was pregnant and keeping the baby. She asked Gwen if she wanted to make peace with her. She said she wanted to believe her, but she should have known that she would keep the baby and use it to remind her what she’s taken from her. Chad said that wasn’t the way it was. Chanel told Lani that she shouldn’t have married Xander. She said she had to focus on what she wanted no matter what it took. She told Lani that Xander wouldn’t divorce her without money. Lani said that was the Xander they knew and remember. Chanel said she didn’t want to crawl to her mother and ask her for money. Lani said she would talk to Paulina for her. Lani wanted to know how much money Xander wanted. Claire met with Theo so they could talk about Ciara. Ben went to see Ciara. Lani told Paulina that Xander wanted $10 million dollars to divorce Chanel. Abby told Chad that he and Jack were always defending Gwen. When Gwen started to say something, Abby told her not to. She said Gwen came to town to ruin her life. She said her plan worked. Ben told Ciara that he was going to stay away from her. He said he was going to give her time to get her memory back. He said when she did they were going to be together again. She wanted him to wait. She said she wasn’t going back to him. She said they were never going to be together again because she was leaving Salem.

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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Jack went to see Steve to get his advice about getting his daughters to get along. Steve didn’t think that would ever happen. He advised Jack not to rush things between Abby and Gwen. He thought they could work things out the way the two of them did. Chad wanted answers about Gwen’s pregnancy. He wanted to know if she was really pregnant. She let him know that Gwen planned on seeing Kayla to find out for sure. She admitted that she told Gwen to have an abortion. She wanted to know if he wanted Gwen to have their child. He told her that he didn’t want a child with Gwen, but he couldn’t decide what she should do. Abby wasn’t happy with that response. She warned him that they would be destroyed if Gwen had the baby. She knew he wouldn’t abandon his child regardless of how it was conceived and Gwen knew that too. She told him that Gwen found the perfect way to ruin them. She ran off crying. Gwen went to see Kayla to find out if she was pregnant. She tried to justify what she did to Kayla. She didn’t think Abby would forgive her if she were pregnant. She let Kayla know that Abby wanted her to get an abortion. Kayla wondered if she wanted that. Gwen wasn’t sure if she did or not. She thought there was a chance she wasn’t pregnant. Kayla got a call about Gwen’s test. She told Gwen that she was pregnant. Gwen hoped that she wasn’t pregnant. Kayla told her that she was in her second trimester and wanted to do a sonogram. Gwen wanted her to hide the screen because she might not have the baby. Kayla told her that she was 15 weeks pregnant and that everything looked normal. She couldn’t tell what she was having. Gwen changed her mind and decided to look after all.

Abby arrived at the hospital after Gwen left. She saw Kayla and wanted to know if Gwen was pregnant. Gwen went to the DiMera mansion and let Chad know that she was pregnant with his child. She told him that she planned on keeping the baby. Paulina went to visit Chanel. She didn’t want to see her and slammed the door in her face. She found Xander. He thought she left. She said that he wasn’t so lucky. He told her that they were only married because he was drunk and she thought he was a CEO. He said that he wasn’t one anymore. She thought he could run any company. She didn’t think it would be that hard. He told her it wouldn’t be that easy because it was his first CEO position. He couldn’t tell what he used to do. He let her know that he didn’t have any money because he enjoyed living the good life. She said she did too so she fell in love with his credit cards. He let her know he was cut off from the cards. She thought he let her on. He said it was her scam and that it was her idea to get married. He was impressed that she did that. She refused to stay with someone who didn’t have any money. She wanted to get a divorce, but he told her that she wouldn’t get rid of him that easily. Paulina talked to Abe about Chanel. She didn’t like how she married a stranger. Abe was shocked when he found out Chanel married Xander. Abe told her about his wrongdoings. Paulina was upset when she heard about his crimes. She thought Chanel was married to the devil. He tried to make her feel better by telling her how he changed after meeting Sarah. She blamed herself for why Chanel acted the way she did. Abe thought Chanel would do the right thing.

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Claire wanted to know why Jan wasn’t going to jail. She wanted to know if Jan did something to Belle. Jan told her that Belle made the deal with her in order to keep John from going to jail. Claire thought Jan should go to jail and didn’t believe Belle made the deal with her. Jan showed her the proof that Belle did make the deal with her. She said she didn’t hate Belle anymore. She also said she didn’t want to be with Shawn anymore. Jan thought she should be glad that Charlie was out of her life for good. Claire reminded her that she didn’t sign anything to keep her from going to jail. John was still under hypnosis so Marlena questioned him about what he saw. John remembered opening Charlie’s door and seeing someone in a red coat shooting him. He was in agony so Marlena asked him what he saw. He said something about camp a so she brought him out of hypnosis. John couldn’t believe he saw Charlie get murdered. She wanted to know who shot Charlie. He told her it was Belle who did it. He told her how she was wearing the red coat they gave her for Valentine’s Day. Marlena didn’t believe Belle would do it. John reminded her how she caught Charlie trying to kill Claire. He said that Belle was upset after what he did. He asked her if she remembered what Belle wore the night Charlie died. She realized Belle was wearing the red coat. John couldn’t believe Belle killed Charlie. Marlena was convinced she didn’t do it. She wanted to find Belle so they could get some answers. Jan walked in and asked why they needed answers. Jan talked to John and Marlena about the good news. They already knew about the deal Belle made with her. She knew they wanted her to go to jail. John told her to leave. She assured them that she wasn’t a threat to Belle and Shawn anymore. She said she was just with Claire and found out about Charlie. She knew they were on the same page about Charlie’s death. She figured they were happy that he was killed. Marlena let her know that they were thrilled that Belle made the deal with her. They were done talking to her, but she went back to Marlena’s office. She found her recorder and wondered what they discussed. Belle talked to Rafe and Shawn about the button from her coat. She didn’t know what happened to the button. Rafe said he had the button. He let them know that they had the button with the evidence found in his apartment. Rafe wanted to know why she was at Charlie’s apartment. She told him that she never went to Charlie’s apartment before so she didn’t know why the button was there. Trask arrived and took the coat and the button. She was surprised he solved the case so quickly. Trask wanted him to arrest Belle. Shawn said that the jacket wasn’t proof Belle did anything. He thought Trask was just trying to keep her job.

Trask informed Shawn that Belle had a restraining order against Charlie. She thought Belle still considered Charlie a threat to her daughter. Trask was convinced the case was open and shut. She asked Belle if she had an alibi for the night of the murder. Belle told her that she was at home all night. She said Shawn was with her and only left for a short time. Trask explained how Belle could have committed the crime. Belle insisted she was innocent. Trask told her that she had the opportunity to kill him. She wanted Rafe and Shawn to do their job or else. Shawn wouldn’t let Rafe arrest Belle. Trask told him that it wasn’t his decision to make. Allie went to see Claire. Claire told her about Belle making the deal with Jan. Allie wanted to give her some time to process what happened. Claire was glad that John wouldn’t go to jail. John and Marlena arrived to talk to Belle. Allie left so they were alone with Claire. They talked to her about why they wanted to see Belle. She thought they were there because of the deal Belle made with Jan. She told them Belle wasn’t home. Marlena called Shawn and he told them the news about Belle being arrested for killing Charlie. Rafe read Belle her rights. Shawn watched everything unfolding in disbelief. Jan listened to Marlena’s recording. She heard John talking about the person in the red coat shooting Charlie. There was a shot of the person shooting Charlie. The camera panned to the person wearing the red coat. It turned out to be Jan wearing the coat. She smiled to herself as she remembered shooting Charlie.

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Marlena let John know that Belle made a deal with Jan. John was upset because he didn’t want her to be free to go after his family. They changed the subject and talked about Charlie’s murder. He wanted Marlena to hypnotize him. He wanted to remember what he did the night Charlie died. She didn’t want to do it, but she agreed to do it. She hoped she wouldn’t regret it. He wanted Marlena to record their session. She wanted it to be off the record, but he insisted she record the session. She pressed record so John started talking about what happened that night. He walked in the apartment and heard Charlie tell someone not to shoot him. He heard the gun go off at that point. He saw Charlie fall on the floor. He noticed someone wearing a red hooded coat. The person had the hood on their head. He came oit of hypnosis and didn’t like what he remembered. Claire went to see Jan at the hospital. She returned her healing crystals to her. She wanted Jan to rot in prison after what she did to her mother. Claire was about to leave when Jan stopped her. She apologized for what she did. She revealed to Claire that she was lonely. She told her that she was all she had. Jan thought she was replaced with Ciara. Claire let her know that Ciara hated her. Jan asked her if she wanted to be friends with her again. She reminded her how she helped her with Charlie. Claire told her how Charlie was a rapist and he died. Jan was shocked. She confessed that she was raped when she was younger. Claire was shocked by her news. Jan thought Charlie’s killer deserved a medal. Jan let her know that Belle was the reason why she wasn’t going to prison.

Belle met with Shawn at the police station. She told him about the deal she made with Jan. He was afraid Jan would try to get to Claire now. Shawn was going to arrest Jan anyway. She told him that her father would go to jail too. He didn’t want to worry about Jan coming after them. Trask went to see Rafe. She wanted him to solve Charlie’s murder. He told her that he would solve it. She wasn’t happy about the way he was handling the suspects. They went over the evidence in the case. He found a red button that wasn’t with the evidence before. Trask thought they would find the killer once they found the owner of the jacket. After Rafe talked to Trask, he saw Shawn and Belle. They told her about the deal Belle made with Jan. Rafe understood why she made the deal. He wished she talked to him before she made the deal. Belle put on her coat and Rafe noticed the missing button. She said Jan told her about the missing button. He took the button out of the evidence bag. He let them know that the button was found at Charlie’s apartment.

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Sami told Lucas someone knew that they slept together. Chloe told Kristen that she told Brady how she felt about him. Theo stopped Ben from giving Ciara a serum. Ben wanted to explain what he was doing, but Ciara didn’t want to hear it. Ben told Ciara that she wasn’t trying to kill her. Theo asked what was in the needle. Ben said it was to help her get her memory back. She wanted to know why Marlena wasn’t giving it to her. Theo said he heard of the serum, but it had side effects. Ben said Rolf fixed it. He said she would learn the truth about them and remember their love. Brady confronted Nicole about her telling Chloe to tell him how she felt. Nicole wanted to know how it went. He told her that Chloe insulted Kristen. Nicole wanted to know what he said to Chloe. Chloe told Kristen what she told Brady about her. Kristen wanted to know how Brady reacted o it. Chloe said she reminded him about how jealous he was when he thought she slept with Philip. Sami told Lucas that Susan saw them together. He thought she would be able to handle Susan. Sami told him that Kristen was Susan.

Gabi told Philip about her history with Julie. He was surprised that she wasn’t arrested. He said they were kindred spirits. He said he had secrets of his own. He told her about his past with Chloe. Brady told Nicole he wasn’t going to let Chloe trash the mother of his child. Nicole didn’t understand why he didn’t. He said he loved Kristen. Nicole didn’t understand why. She asked him if he felt something for Chloe. Kristen told Chloe that Brady didn’t want to reject her for why he left. Sami told Lucas that Kristen has been masquerading as Susan for weeks. He wanted to know why she outted herself. Sami said she needed her help. She said Kristen was worried that Chloe was going after Brady. He wanted to know why Kristen asked for her help. Sami said she was blackmailing her. Ciara was upset with Ben for trying to give her an experimental drug without her permission. She told him she never wanted to see him again. He said he wished she knew how much he loved her. She said she should be glad that he didn’t have a necktie with him. She said her grandfather told her that he was responsible for what happened to her. She asked if that was true. He said he loved her. She said she was tired of hearing it. She wanted him to leave. She said she never wanted to see him again. When he was about to leave, he was going to stab her with the syringe. Theo stopped him from stabbing her. Jake and Kate saw Philip and Gabi at Julie’s. Gabi asked if they were following them. Brady told Nicole that Chloe asked if he returned her feelings. Nicole said he hesitated when he answered. He said even if he felt something for Chloe he wasn’t going to turn his back on Kristen. Chloe told Kristen that Brady would have said he didn’t have feelings for her. Kristen told her Brady was in love with her. Lucas told Sami that she had the upper hand. She said Kristen would tell EJ that she slept with him. Theo told Ben to get out of Ciara’s room. Ben asked if he would like that. Theo said it was about what Ciara wanted. Ben said he loved Ciara and would love her forever. When he was about to leave, she stopped him. Brady told Nicole that he promised to wait for Kristen. He said he wasn’t going to tell the mother of his child that he was dumping her for Chloe. Nicole said she would do it. He said he wasn’t leaving Kristen. Nicole said Kristen didn’t change. She said he and Rachel would be better off without Kristen. When Chloe was sick of talking to Kristen, she left the townhouse. Kristen said Chloe wasn’t stealing the man she loved. Ben asked if Ciara remembered him. She told him not to get closer. She gave him the wedding picture. She said she didn’t want to see the picture or him ever again.

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Gwen told Jack that she was pregnant with Chad’s child. She was surprised that Jack was staying by her side. He said he wasn’t going to desert her now. Abby walked in while they were talking. Abby told Jack that she knew why he wasn’t answering her calls or texts. She wanted Gwen to tell her the truth. Gwen told her she was pregnant. Philip wanted to talk to Gabi about what happened. She didn’t know what he was talking about. He told her that she put her hand on his knee. She said she did that for Kate’s sake. He said he was too. He said he noticed Jake’s reaction. She said she noticed it too. He said it was great seeing their faces when they found out that they lost the Gabi Chic deal. He asked her out to dinner so they could celebrate. Chad talked to Theo about sleeping with Gwen. Chad told Theo that he thought he lost Abby for good, but he didn’t. He said they were doing everything they could to make their marriage work. Theo wanted to know how they were going to make that work when Gwen was Abby’s sister. Chad said Gwen was making amends with the family. Jack told Abby that Gwen was pregnant. Abby thought Gwen was capable of faking a pregnancy test. Jack said he was there when she took the test. Abby asked if she was in the bathroom with her. He said she was pregnant. Gwen said it was Chad’s baby. Justin went to see Ciara. He had a card from Victor. Jake asked Ben how it went with Ciara. Ben said he told Ciara how they met and were engaged. He said Ciara didn’t remember anything at all. Jake asked if he gave up. Ben said he asked Marlena to hypnotize her. Jake thought it was great. Ben said it wasn’t great because Ciara only remembered being trapped in the cabin. Ben said Ciara didn’t want to go through hypnosis again. Jake told him to try the serum. Philip told Gabi that he wanted the dinner to be a date. She didn’t think that would be a good idea because they worked together. He said she did that in the past. He also thought she wasn’t into him because she was still hung up on Jake. Ben told Jake that Marlena told him the serum was dangerous. He said he loved Ciara, but not enough to risk her life. Jake asked if he wanted to get Ciara back. Justin told Ciara that Eve tried to blow up her wedding to Ben. She thought Eve did that because Ben killed her daughter. She told Justin that she hated Ben and didn’t want anything to do with him. She was upset that so many people thought it was okay that she was with Ben. Theo talked to Chad about Ciara not remembering Ben. Chad and Theo talked about Ben not being a good guy. Abby didn’t believe that Gwen was pregnant with Chad’s baby. Gwen understood why Abby didn’t believe her after everything she did to her. Gwen said she was trying to make amends with her. She said she wanted to move on and have a relationship with her. She said finding out that she was pregnant with Chad’s child was the last thing she wanted. Abby told her she needed to terminate it if that was true.

Abby told Gwen she should terminate the pregnancy since she didn’t want to have Chad’s baby. Jack said they should calm down. Abby said Gwen wanted to make amends. She said she would take her to the office. She said they would take care of the problem right now. Theo told Chad that he wanted to be with Ciara, but she was still married. Justin told Ciara that by the time she and Ben got engaged, he thought they were in love. She thought he should have said something because Ben was a killer. Justin told her that Ben turned his life around. She said he couldn’t turn his life around after murdering three people. Jake told Ben that he had the serum and didn’t have any side effects. Jake told him he would make a call and find out how Kate got her hands on Will’s drug. Gabi told Philip that Jake didn’t appreciate what a woman like her had to offer. She said she wasn’t used to getting dumped. She said she gave Jake a chance to make a choice, but he chose Kate. She said she wanted to get past her feelings. Philip said the only way to get past an old relationship was to start a new one. He said they would be good together. He said they were age appropriate. She thought dinner was too much pressure. She asked him to go to lunch with her. He agreed to go. Ben asked Jake how he was supposed to convince Ciara to take the serum. He said Ciara hated him and didn’t want him to be near her. Jake said he had to figure it out himself. Ben said he tried the hypnosis. Jake said that didn’t work. Ben said he didn’t want Ciara to get hurt. Jake said he had his back no matter what he did. Ben told Jake to call Kate. Abby told Gwen that she would make the call to the clinic. Jack said it was hard for Gwen to take in. Abby said Gwen was pregnant with her husband’s baby and it was hard for her to take in. Abby said the only thing to take away the horror was to end the pregnancy. Abby told her she better do it. Jack told Gwen that it was her decision to make. He said Abby didn’t have the right to make the decision. Abby went to the DiMera mansion and told Chad that Gwen was pregnant with his child. Gwen told Jack that the baby she was having was her decision. She said Abby thought it was her decision. He said Abby was upset. He said to give her a chance to calm down and she would realize that it wasn’t her choice. He said if she did decide to terminate the pregnancy, he would be there to support her. He asked her if she wanted to have the baby.

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Chloe talked to Nicole about why she wanted to work from home. She told her how she wasn’t sure if Susan told Brady how she felt about him. Chloe thought she should respect his relationship with Kristen. Nicole believed she shouldn’t do that. She thought Chloe could make Brady happier than Kristen ever could. She advised her to tell Brady how she felt. Chloe was afraid she would be hurt again. Kristen talked to Brady about Rachel. She was glad that he listened to her advice about staying away from Chloe. She pumped him to find out if he was still in love with her. He said he still loved her, but noticed some distance between them. He talked to her about his last visit at the prison. He thought Kristen didn’t feel the same way about him anymore either. She tried to convince him not to give up on Kristen. She was about to tell him something when Nicole called him to come to the office. Brady left to meet Nicole. Kristen was upset.

Nicole let Chloe know that Brady was on his way there so she could talk to Brady about how she felt. Nicole left and Chloe was about to leave too when Brady arrived. Sami was shocked by what she and Lucas did. Lucas said sorry for taking advantage of her. She was fine with it. She thought he was sweet and was there for her. She enjoyed being in his arms. She didn’t want anyone to know they were together. She didn’t know what EJ would do if he found out about them being together. She said she loved EJ and wanted to work on her marriage. She couldn’t believe she was unfaithful to EJ. She cried in Lucas’ arms. Lucas promised not to say anything. He told her how Susan let him in last night. Sami got nervous and wanted him to get dressed. Sami tried to get Lucas out of the townhouse. Kristen saw Sami and wondered what happened. Xander woke up next to Chanel. He couldn’t remember what happened the night before. He wanted to know if they hooked up. She told him how he was upset about Sarah and she comforted him. She said she would help him get over Sarah. He got up to take something for his headache and noticed he was wearing a kilt. He wondered why he was wearing his wedding kilt. She showed him the ring on her finger. He noticed she was wearing Sarah’s engagement ring. She told him that he gave it to her. He told her that she could sell the ring. She told him that she wouldn’t sell it because he proposed to her with it. He thought it was the alcohol that made him do it. She assured him that he was fine when he said his vows. She let him know they were married. She told him how he thought marrying her would help him get over Sarah. She showed him their marriage license. He wanted to fix what they did.

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Kristen caught Sami sneaking Lucas out of Marlena and John’s penthouse. Kristen accused Sami of having an affair with Lucas. Paulina and Eli wanted to know what Chanel was doing with Xander. Chad and Abby talked about her confrontation with Gwen. Abby told him that she threw up on her when tried to call a truce. He asked if he thought there was another reason. She asked what other reason there would be for her to throw up. Gwen told Jack that she was pregnant. She said the last person she slept with was Chad. Chloe told Brady that she had to tell him something. He told her that he knew how she felt about him. She wondered if that was why he was keeping his distance from her. He said it was awkward. She wondered if it was because of him or her. Kristen wanted to tell EJ what Sami did. Sami said EJ was the love of her life. She wanted Kristen to forget what she heard. She told Kristen she would do anything if she could forget what she heard or saw. Kristen asked if she would do anything. Chanel couldn’t believe Paulina brought the police to find her. Paulina told her that she was with a stranger. Chanel said Xander was her husband. Chad and Abby argued over Gwen. Gwen talked to Jack about being pregnant with Chad’s baby. She said she would have been happy to brag about being pregnant before. She said now that she knew that Laura was responsible for why he didn’t know about her, she wanted to put everything in the past. She said she wanted to be his daughter. He said she was his daughter. He said she was Abby’s sister. He said she should try to have a relationship with Abby. Gwen said it would be hard since she was pregnant with her husband’s child. Chloe told Brady that she thought he was throwing his life away by being with Kristen. Sami told Kristen that it would hurt EJ if she told what she thought she saw. Kristen said she would keep her secret, but she had to keep hers. Sami said she would keep it. Kristen revealed who she really was.

Sami couldn’t believe Susan was Kristen. Kristen said she had to do it because she had to stop Brady from being with Chloe. Chanel told Paulina that she married Xander because of her. She said Paulina told her not to come home before she could support herself. Chanel said she married Xander. She said he had a lot of money. Chad and Abby continued to argue about Gwen. Gwen told Jack that she didn’t know she was pregnant. He told her she should find out. She had a pregnancy test on her. Xander told Paulina that before he and Chanel got together, he was drunk. Paulina said she was going to make him pay for corrupting her daughter. Xander said she corrupted her. Chanel said she did. Paulina wanted to kill him. Xander wanted Eli to make Paulina leave. Sami asked Kristen if she was doing all of this to be with Brady. Kristen said Brady was the love of her life. Kristen told her Chloe was after Brady. Brady said Chloe wasn’t the first person to have reservations about his relationship. Chloe told him they should be together again. She said it was what was best for him. He thought she was trying to save him from Kristen. Chloe said it was about her knowing what she wanted. She said she wanted to know what it would be like to be in his arms again. Sami told Kristen to talk to Brady. Kristen said she almost outted herself earlier. She said it would have been a mistake. She said he freaked out when she checked on him. She said he would tell her to go back. She said she wanted Sami to help her. Sami refused to do it. Abby told Chad that she couldn’t call Gwen because it would get her upset. He suggested that she call her father. Gwen told Jack that she was definitely pregnant. Kristen said Sami swore to keep her secret. Sami said it was done under false pretenses. Sami said she wasn’t going to help her. Sami reminded her about the things Kristen did to her. When Sami was going to call Brady, Kristen stopped her.

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Days Short Recap Friday, April 9, 2021

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John went to see Jan. She wanted to know why he was there. He said he wanted to apologize. He said he wanted to talk. She wanted him to make it short. He said he wanted to explain where his head was when she told him Belle was dead. He said he lost it. She reminded him that he choked her. He said he was sorry. She said she thought he was really sorry. She said she might have provoked him. She said he wasn’t let off the hook. She said if Belle pressed charges against her, she was going to press them against him. Belle told Marlena that she didn’t think John should have gone to see Jan. Belle said John wasn’t going to hurt Jan. Marlena said John’s aneurysm was unpredictable. Belle said he had it under control. When Marlena reacted, Belle asked if he had it under control. Ava told Rafe that she was afraid Tripp killed Charlie. She told him that she was raised not to trust cops. She said she was afraid she was going to lose Tripp again. Tripp told Steve he wanted to talk to him about the night Charlie died. Lucas went to see Sami to tell her goodbye. She thought he was going somewhere. He said she was going back to EJ. She said she didn’t know what she was going to do. She said she wanted to stay in Salem a little longer. He thought it would be nice for her to spend time with Allie and Henry. Sami said she didn’t want to go back to Italy. She said she didn’t have a reason to go back. Rafe told Ava that she wasn’t handing Tripp over to the police. Ava said it felt like it. He said Tripp didn’t have to shoot Charlie just because she saw him coming out of the building. She said the timing of it made it possible. She said she saw him after she found Charlie. Rafe said Tripp was innocent until proven guilty. He said he would do whatever it took to protect him. He said Steve would too. Tripp told Steve that he went to see Charlie the night he was shot. Steve said he hoped he wasn’t telling him that he killed him. John said he didn’t apologize to Jan just so she wouldn’t press charges. She said if Belle pressed charges against her she was going to press charges against him. He said he couldn’t guarantee that she wouldn’t press charges. She said the conversation was over. John told Belle that Jan was going to press charges against him if Belle pressed charges against her. Belle said she was going to make a deal with Jan. Marlena said there was no guarantee that Jan would go through with it. He said he wasn’t going to let her get away with what she did. Sami told Lucas that she didn’t think EJ would be EJ again. Rafe and Ava went to Steve and Kayla place to see Tripp. Steve and Tripp came home when they were there. Ava told Tripp that she told Rafe what happened. Tripp said he knew she did it to protect him.

Tripp implied to Ava that she killed Charlie. Ava said she didn’t kill Charlie. She said she told Rafe that she saw him leave the building. Sami told Lucas that things changed between her and EJ. She said she shouldn’t be telling him about it. He said he was on her side. She said the pain has been hard on EJ. She said she understood what he was going through, but it felt as if he was mad at her. She said it wasn’t the pain. She said there was something twisted up inside of him. Lucas told her that she has done everything she could to help EJ. She said that wasn’t true. He said she did everything she could to help her. John told Belle to call Shawn and press charges against Jan. He said he wanted charges pressed against Jan. He wanted a picture of her mug shot. Belle went to see Jan. Jan asked Belle if she thought John’s apology would be his get out of jail free card. Belle said he only did what anyone who ever met her wanted to do. Belle told her that she wouldn’t press charges against her if she didn’t press charges against her father. Ava told Tripp that she saw him leave Charlie’s building. She said she thought he did it. Tripp said he went to see him. He said Charlie didn’t answer him. He said he didn’t shoot him. Rafe was upset that everyone lied about what happened. He said if they didn’t lie they could have found out who killed Charlie. Jan asked Belle if John was okay with her decision. Belle said it was her decision. Belle gave Jan a contract to sign saying she wouldn’t press charges against her and Jan wouldn’t press charges against John. Sami told Lucas that no one understood EJ the way she did. She said EJ didn’t want to touch her anymore. She said she had to come to terms with the fact that she was never going to be loved again. Lucas told her she was a wonderful woman. They ended up kissing each other.

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Kate had dinner with Allie and Philip. They talked about Allie and Sami being cleared for Charlie’s murder. He wondered if Allie was relieved Charlie was dead. She wasn’t happy about it. He asked her if she wanted the person who shot him to go to jail. Allie had to check on Henry. Ava told Nicole that she was upset Rafe wouldn’t drop Charlie’s murder investigation. She told her that she didn’t want Rafe to find out that Tripp was at Charlie’s place. Nicole didn’t like the idea of lying to Rafe. Ava planned on confessing to what happened if she said anything. Nicole promised not to say anything. Allie showed up at the apartment after Ava left. She let Nicole know that she thought Tripp killed Charlie. She didn’t want to accuse him of another crime. She decided not to say anything about it until she had proof. Nicole wanted her to get proof. She thought it would be better for Tripp if he came clean about what happened. Gabi talked to Rafe about the murder investigation. Gabi believed that Ava was the one who killed Charlie. She said she saw Ava slip out the night of the murder.

Ava showed up at the house after Gabi left. Rafe wanted to know why she lied to him about the night of Charlie’s murder. She told him that she had trouble sleeping so she left. Rafe wanted to know where she went and told her not to lie to him. She confessed that she went to Charlie’s apartment. He wanted to know if she killed Charlie. She told him that she didn’t kill him. She told him everything that happened when she went there except for seeing Tripp. Rafe was sorry she had to watch her son die. She talked to him about the way she treated Charlie. Rafe wanted to know why he didn’t tell her about Charlie being dead. She said she was too upset to talk about it. He thought there was something she didn’t tell him. Gwen showed up at the Horton house to talk to Jack and Abby. Gwen started talking about what she did wrong. She apologized for everything she did. Abby thought she was a liar. She asked her why she would believe anything she said. Jack convinced Abby to apologize to Gwen. Abby gave her an insincere apology. She blamed Gwen for what she did. Abby admitted that she was wrong for trying to drug her. Jack knew it wasn’t much, but he said it was a start. Gwen held out her hand for Abby to shake it, but she just looked at it. Jack asked Abby to end the feud for her family. He didn’t want her to be consumed with revenge. Abby wanted Gwen to swear that what happened to her grandmother was an accident. Gwen hesitated before she answered. She ended up throwing up on Abby. Abby was upset and thought it was a stunt. She walked out of the house. Gwen told Jack she wasn’t trying to pull a stunt. Jack wanted to get something to help her. He thought she might have ate something that didn’t agree with her. She thought she could be pregnant. Abby went home and let Chad know what happened with Jack and Gwen. She said she would never forgive her for what she did.

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Chad and Abby came back from their therapy session. She thought talking about Gwen helped her. She did end up getting heated over him. Jack called her to talk. Abby left to see her father. Gwen showed up at the mansion after Abby left. She let Chad know that Jack called Abby because he knew what she did to her. Chad realized that Gwen was trying to get Jack to disown Abby. Gwen knew that plan wouldn’t work because of the things he did. Chad was suspicious of her and wondered what she was trying to do. Gwen said she wasn’t up to anything. She was hoping to have a relationship with her father and one day with her sister. She did say she wanted to talk to him. She said she was sorry for using him to get revenge on Abby. She didn’t think he deserved what she did to him and wanted him to forgive her. He accepted her apology. She wondered if Abby would accept her apology too. Chad wasn’t sure if she would ever forgive her.

Abby met with Jack. He let her know that he knew about what she did to Gwen. Abby defended her actions by reminding him what Gwen did to her. Jack wanted to help her get over what happened and heal with Gwen. He didn’t want to her to forgive Gwen. He just wanted her to consider making peace with Gwen. She reminded him how she killed Laura. Jack said it was an accident. He wanted her to move on with her life. Theo talked to Julie about Ciara’s hypnosis. Julie didn’t know anything, but she hoped it worked. He was afraid that her memories wouldn’t all be good. Ciara was upset when she found out Claire set the fire. Marlena tried to calm her down but she left the room. She ran into the hall and saw Claire consoling Ben. She made a remark about the killers being together. Ciara told Claire about trying to kill her. Claire tried to defend herself but she made things worse because she admitted she tried to kill her more than once. Ben tried to touch her, but she didn’t want him to touch her. He wanted to know if she remembered anything. She angrily told him that she didn’t remember anything. Claire begged her not to be mad at Ben. She wanted her to try to remember him. Ciara said she hated both of them and ran off. Marlena went back to her room and apologized to her for the way the session went. Ciara asked her not to hypnotize her again. Marlena wouldn’t do it again. Ciara asked to use her phone.

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Ben talked to Marlena in the hallway about Ciara getting hypnotized. She warned him that it might not work. She said she might not remember him. He was aware of the risk, but he had faith that she would remember their love. He said he had faith in her too. She asked him if he wanted to go to the hospital and wait until Ciara’s session was done. Claire and Theo talked about Ciara being alive. She wondered if Theo had feelings for Ciara. He said he didn’t and told her how he broke up with someone who was in Salem. Ben called Claire to tell her about Ciara just as she was about to tell Theo about the crazy girl she met. She left to meet with Ben while Theo thought about Ciara. Chanel saw Theo at the town square just as Abe walked by them. Theo introduced them to each other. Abe had to go to a meeting. Chanel found out that Theo was going back to South Africa. She thought about her mother telling her to get a job. She wondered if she could go with him and they could live together. He thought she was up to something. She said she wasn’t up to anything. Lani and Eli walked by and saw them together. Lani mentioned how they were connected to each other. She also let it slip that Paulina cut her off financially. Theo thought that was why she wanted him back in her life. He walked away from the table. Chanel was upset that she told Theo about her being cut off. She yelled at Lani before she left.

Jack talked to Julie about what happened with Sarah and Xander. She wanted to know how Xander felt about what happened. Xander walked in the room and wanted to order a drink. Julie wanted to cut him off because he was drunk. Xander tried to leave but Jack had to help him out. He walked with him to the park. Xander told him about Sarah. Xander took out the bottle he stole from Julie’s Place. He wanted Jack to leave if he wasn’t going to drink with him. Chanel saw Xander in the park. She let him know she was having bad day. He wanted her to join him for a drink. Claire met with Ben at the hospital lobby while Marlena hypnotized Ciara. Marlena talked to her about the night of the motorcycle accident. Ciara had some memories about the night. She remembered being alone and seeing the room on fire. Marlena took her out of it. Ciara got upset because she thought Ben set the fire in the cabin. Marlena assured her that it wasn’t Ben who started the fire. Ciara wanted her to tell her who set the fire. Marlena finally admitted that Claire was the one who started the fire.

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John told Marlena that he heard a gun the night Charlie died. John told her that he was on his way to confront Charlie and then he had a pain in his head. Marlena said he could have heard it in his car. John said the gun wouldn’t have been that loud. He said he probably went to his apartment to blow him away. Belle and Shawn were worried about Jan and what she was going to do to them. Shawn assured Belle that Jan wasn’t going to beat them. Tripp told Allie that he went to see Charlie the night he died. Ava told Nicole that she went to see Charlie. John told Marlena that Sami and Allie to kill Charlie. He asked what if it were him. Marlena didn’t want to jump to any conclusions. He said he was angry and wanted to put a cap in him. While he was talking, Belle showed up. He said they heard Jan was awake. Belle said Jan was going to press charges against John if Shawn arrested her. Allie asked Tripp what he did. Sami went to see Allie. Ava told Nicole that Tripp was at Charlie’s apartment. Nicole said they had to tell that Sami didn’t kill Charlie. Rafe walked in and wanted to know what they were talking about. Rafe told them that the autopsy report said Charlie was killed while Sami was on a plane. Nicole said the killer was still out there. Ava asked if there were any suspects. Allie told Sami that she was glad that she was out. Sami noticed Tripp in the apartment. Sami apologized for what he went through being accused of rape. Tripp said it was okay. John told Belle and Marlena they would deal with Jan. While they were talking, Ben showed up and asked Marlena if he heard from Ciara. Marlena said she didn’t. Ben told her he did.

Shawn went to see Ciara. She asked if he found Hope. He said he didn’t. She wanted to know where she was. He said she left to look for her. He said wherever Hope was she probably didn’t have service. Ciara said Julie told her he left town to look for Hope. She wanted to know why he was back. He said he had to take care of something and then he would continue looking for her. She said she missed her. She told him that Ben brought her different things so she could remember the life they had together. Shawn asked if it worked. She said she didn’t remember anything with Ben and she didn’t want to. Ben told Marlena that he gave Ciara things to remember their relationship. He said he left the book with her and he remembered when he found Ciara. He said he felt his connection with her and thought she felt it too. He said he thought Ciara would have called her. Marlena said she didn’t. Belle told John that the police dropped the charges against Sami. John wanted to know if there were any suspects. Sami told Allie that Rafe told her the autopsy report showed that she wasn’t in town when Charlie was shot. They realized someone else was there by the time they showed up. Ava begged Nicole not to tell Rafe what she told her about Tripp. She said her life and Tripp’s life would be destroyed. Sami asked Allie and Tripp if they knew who could have killed Charlie. Henry started crying. Sami went to check on him. Allie wanted Tripp to tell her what happened at Charlie’s. She asked him to tell her that he didn’t kill him. Belle told John that she wished Jan stayed in a coma. Belle was worried that Jan would try to bond with Claire again. Shawn told Ciara that Ben practically killed himself trying to find her. He said Ben was determined to find her when other people weren’t sure she was alive. She said he did one right thing. She said he killed three women. Shawn said he changed. She said everyone kept saying that. He suggested that she talk to Marlena. Ciara said she did. She said Marlena told her to get hypnotized. He wanted to know what she said.

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Shawn was ready to arrest Jan for kidnapping Belle. Dr. Snyder let them know that Jan was awake. Shawn wanted to talk to Jan so he showed the doctor his badge. The doctor allowed it so Belle wanted to go with Shawn. They talked to her about kidnapping Belle. She said she didn’t remember how long she was in the hospital. They told her what she did. She said she didn’t remember any of it. They continued to remind her what she did. Jan remembered John strangling her. She warned them that John would go down if she went down. Marlena talked to John about Jan waking up. He was upset because of what she did to Belle. He remembered how he strangled her so he could watch her die. She tried to calm him down so they changed the subject. He started going off about Charlie. He admitted that he went to Charlie’s place the night he was killed. He wanted to go off on him for what he did to Allie and Claire. Marlena was glad he blacked out before he went in the apartment. John wasn’t sure if he went inside because he heard a shot.

Nicole showed up just as Tripp was about to talk to Anna about the night Charlie was killed. Trip left to check on Allie and Henry. Nicole apologized to Ava for accusing her of killing her son. She admitted she went to Charlie’s place the night he was killed. She saw him on the floor when she walked in the apartment. She admitted he was still alive when she saw him. She said she held him in her lap and he said he loved her. He pleaded with her to say it back to him. She said she loved him. She said he died just as she told him how she felt. She didn’t tell anyone because she saw Tripp leave the apartment before she went inside. Tripp went to see Allie and she told him how her mother was still being charged with Charlie’s murder. She heard Henry crying but couldn’t make him stop. She felt like a bad mother. He assured her that she was a good mother. She couldn’t believe he was being nice to her after what she did to her. He said everything was Charlie’s fault. He felt bad that he was given love, but his brother didn’t get it. Rafe told Sami that Trask wasn’t going to drop the charges against her. Sami demanded Rafe find out who really killed Charlie. He said he was trying, but Trask was making it hard by watching over his shoulder. Sami admitted she was scared. Rafe thought she should be, but he was going to prove that she’s innocent. She thanked him for what he did for her. He opened the file and checked out the evidence. He found out that Charlie died while she was on the plane. Rafe let Trask know about the evidence and the charges would be dropped against Sami.

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Days Short Recap Thursday, April 1, 2021

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This is an April Fool’s Day episode. Xander was dressed as a priest and ran into Chloe at the town square. She was dressed as ghoul girl. She said it was her persona. In this special, Chloe is a pop star. He was about to tell her why he was dressed as a priest when Bonnie arrived dressed as a nun. He let her know they had work to do and went to the Salem Inn. Xander and Bonnie went to the Salem Inn and started making out with each other. He was tired of role playing, but she was ready for more. He wanted them to be themselves, but she wasn’t interested. He remembered how she made him feel better after what happened with Sarah. In the next fantasy, Sami approached John while he was strapped to a table. He was prepared to be executed. She had a syringe in her hand and he told her that he needed an executioner. She told him she went after the job the second she heard he was on death row. He was sentenced to death for killing Marlena. He told her that he didn’t remember what happened. In the next fantasy, Belle and Philip were a couple. They snuggled together when Claire arrived. Belle told them that she felt good about John getting a stay of execution. She wanted to see John. Philip wanted to make breakfast for his daughter. They recently discovered that he was her father. He wanted to know about the tour she went on with Chloe. She didn’t like being an assistant. Chloe said she would let her sing on the next album, but she wouldn’t do it. Claire asked him to pull some strings for her since he’s Chloe’s producer.

In the next scene, Claire asked Chloe about getting studio time with her. Chloe wanted her to get her something to drink leaving her alone with Philip. She tried to flirt with him, but he reminded her that he was married. Chloe wanted to feel the way she did in high school. He wanted that too and kissed her. Belle arrived at the prison and she found out that John’s stay was denied. John regretted not getting Carrie to represent him. Sami was about to inject John when Marlena ran up to the glass. She said the person he killed was Hattie. She said she tried to take over her life again. Sami said he still killed someone. John said it was only Hattie. Sami freed John. She was upset that she didn’t get to kill him so she stabbed Belle. In the next fantasy, Jan woke up and Shawn was in her room. He told her that she was in a coma for a year. He wanted her to tell him what happened to her. She let him know that John went nuts at their wedding and attacked her. He said John’s fate was sealed and that he wasn’t with Belle anymore. Jan felt he deserved better than Belle. She told him about the things she did for love. She grabbed his hand and he jumped up. She wanted him to stay. Claire arrived to see Jan. Shawn left them alone. She wanted to talk to Jan about Chloe. Jan gave her advice about what to do about Chloe. Claire left and Shawn returned wearing his baseball uniform. He realized she was right about the way she loved him. He admitted he had feelings for her and thought they should try to be together. Claire went to the townhouse and saw Chloe with Philip. She gave Chloe some coffee and it killed her. She changed into ghoul girl too. Philip was going to make her a star. In the next fantasy, Kayla was pregnant and Steve was taking care of her. She wasn’t happy about carrying Stefano’s essence, but she couldn’t get rid of the baby. Her water broke so she let Steve know the baby was coming. She ended up giving birth, but the baby was born with a goatee. Steve went to get some food for the baby, but Kayla said the baby ran away. They looked all over the DiMera mansion for the baby. They faced the camera and yelled “April Fools Day”. The fantasies ended and Shawn met Belle at the hospital. She told him that Jan was coming out of her coma. Jan opened her eyes.

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Days Short Recaps Wednesday, March 31, 2021

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Brady confronted Kristen about the secret she said she had. Kristen tried to avoid answering him, but he wouldn’t let up. He wanted to know what she was keeping from him. She said she couldn’t tell a lie. She told him Chloe had feelings for him. Paulina told Chanel that she had to make her own way. Chanel thought it wasn’t fair that she would pay for Lani’s children to go to college, but she wouldn’t support her. Claire talked to Belle about Chanel scamming her with the champagne bill. Claire told Belle that she was sad that Ciara hated her again after everything they have been through. Ben told Theo that he thought Ciara still loved him. Theo said he didn’t think she did. He said she refused to accept that she could love him. Ben thought he was trying to say that Ciara couldn’t love a necktie killer. Ben asked if he told her that he wasn’t that guy anymore. Theo said he didn’t. Ciara asked Marlena why she wanted to know how Ben duped her into loving him. Marlena said she wasn’t duped into loving him. Ciara thought she was vulnerable after the accident. Marlena said she was suspicious at first and then she fell in love with him. Ciara wanted to know how she could fall in love with a man who killed three women and tried to kill Will. Marlena said Ben changed. Ciara asked if someone like that could ever get better. Marlena said if he didn’t, she wouldn’t have wanted her to marry him. Ciara asked if she thought it was a good idea to marry Ben. Marlena said Ben loved her. She said he wasn’t the man he was in the past. Ciara asked why was she terrified of him every time she was in the room with him. Paulina told Chanel that she did what she could to give her a good life. Chanel said she wanted her. Paulina said she did what she could. She said she had to make up for her father not being there. Chanel was willing to change tomorrow. Paulina told her she had to get a job. Brady asked Kristen if she thought Chloe had feelings for her. Kristen said he didn’t seem surprised. He said Kristen and Philip said it, but Chloe denied it. Kristen said Chloe would deny it. He wanted to say something to Chloe. Kristen told him she would be mortified. He said he wanted to keep it in the open. Kristen said he had to give her her space. Chloe showed up while they were talking and wanted to know if everything was okay. Ben told Theo that he should have told Ciara how she felt about him. Theo said he wasn’t around them. Ben said he should know that he changed. Ben asked if he believed that he changed. Theo said his father told him he did. Ben wanted him to tell Ciara that he changed. Theo said he was glad to have his best friend back. Marlena told Ciara that she could see why she was afraid of Ben, but he has changed. Ciara said everyone accepted her being married to a serial killer. Ciara said her family and friends should be horrified. Marlena told her they were. She told her that she and Claire mad up. Ciara said she didn’t remember that. Marlena asked if she wanted to remember everything that she missed.

Marlena ran into Ben. He wanted to know if she was able to convince Ciara to get hypnotized. Marlena said she tried her best. She said they couldn’t force Ciara into remembering. He asked if he should visit Ciara. Marlena said he shouldn’t. She said she wasn’t giving up on Ciara and he shouldn’t either. Belle showed up at the hospital. Marlena told her Sami recanted her plea. Marlena told her that Sami and Allie said they didn’t do it. Belle said the killer was still out there. Marlena said the police didn’t have any leads. Belle said she was at the hospital to visit Ciara. Marlena said she didn’t remember anything. She said she was going to hypnotize her to get her memory back. Belle asked if that would work. Marlena said it could work. Theo ran into Chanel. He reminded her that she broke up with him. She said it was mutual. Belle went to see Ciara. Ciara told her that she felt like herself, but everyone else around her changed. Ciara said she was glad she had her family. Belle said they all missed her especially Claire. Ciara said Claire loved her so much that she tired to sleep with her boyfriend Tripp. Brady told Chloe about what happened when he went to visit “Kristen.” He told her that Vivian was looking out for her. He told her that Vivian told him not to visit “Kristen.” He said “Kristen” agreed to it. Belle told Ciara that Claire did terrible things to her, but Claire wanted to be friends with her again. Ciara said she thought Marlena sent her there, but she realized Claire did it. Belle said she came on her own. She suggested that Ciara do the hypnosis so she could get her memory back.

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