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May 13, 2013
the hospital, Kayla and Maxine corner Cameron. They tell him how happy
they are with his professional performance. Kayla wants him to be the
new resident liaison. He's honored and tells her he's stopped
stripping. She says her mom will be disappointed. He calls Abe. Kayla
later runs into Abraham in the square. They share another Lexi moment.
It's been a year since she died. He and Theo are hanging in but it's
still hard for him to wrap his mind around it. She assures him that
he's a good dad and Theo is wonderful.
Over at the pub, Kate assures EJ that Sami will put her gift to good
use. She laughs in his face when he claims that violence doesn't solve
anything. They trade barbs. He's distracted by a text and stares off.
After Gabi tips her off that Rafe is headed over, Kate heads out. EJ
has some small talk with Gabi and then gets a call informing him that
something is 'done'. He smirks and strolls off. Meanwhile, Rafe is
clobbered as he walks an alley. Rafe gasps so they kick his guts until
he spits up blood. They take his bag and walk off. Kate soon stumbles
over his body and calls 911.
Hope is busy at work, unaware that there is an urgent prison release
notice sitting on her bookshelf. Meanwhile, Abby and JJ drop by
Caffeinated. Sonny and Will greet him. He asks if they're together.
"You got a problem with that?" Will snaps. JJ's cool with it. They talk
about Nick. Hope bustles in and takes JJ away to catch up. She gets an
emergency call and runs off. Sonny and Will decide to go to the pub for
dinner so they can watch Rafe tear into Nick. When they arrive, only
Gabi is there. Nick wanders in, all sweaty, and hands her a muffin bag.
She explains that her brother was supposed to bring her some too.
Meanwhile, JJ and Abs go to the square where she questions him about
his drug issues. He insists his roommate was the only dealer. She
doesn't really buy that. After she gets a call, she wanders off and he
hooks up with some long-haired gentleman.
Rafe is rushed into the hospital. Hope arrives. She bickers with her
daughter over the phone and promises to see her tomorrow. The cop
notices Kate is standing around distraught. Kate explains that Rafe is
the one who was attacked. Kayla and Maxine look at his scans. He has a
cracked skull and punctured lung. Hope calls Gabi. Kay tells Kate and
the cop that there is a fluid build-up on Rafe's brain and then runs
off. Hope confused about why Ms. Roberts is so upset. Gabi, Nick, Will
and Sonny all show up. Gabi is allowed to see her brother. She cries
and gives him a religious medal. He drops it and his machines start to
ring. Down the hall, Will and Sonny lecture Nick for not looking for
upset. He doesn't appreciate it. They accuse him of going after Rafe
and threaten to go to the cops. Meanwhile, Hope and Abe go to the crime
scene. They decide that Rafe must have been targeted because of the
severity of his injuries. They find Johnny's FBI jacket. The pathos is
Sami is with Stefano at Casa DiMera demanding to know what he has
planned for her son. He already knows that she tried to steal the
evidence and doesn't appreciate her meddling. She appreciates him
meddling on her behalf but doesn't understand why he's suspicious of
her. "I understand what happens when you marry a man," he says. He puts
a pawn in her hand and walks away. When EJ arrives, she is fuming. He
assures her things will be fine and suggests she apologize to his
father. She hates this. They make out anyway. Stefano returns. Sami
apologizes. He accepts. Kate storms in and starts screaming in
Stefano's face. Sami's confused. Kate blurts out that she and Rafe were
lovers. Sami and Stefano are shocked.
May 14, 2013
Do I Stand A Chance?
and some cop are in the alley looking over the evidence at Rafe's
attack scene. She finds a footprint. Meanwhile, Kate shocks Stefano and
Sami at Casa DiMera when she blurts out that she and Rafe were lovers.
From the look on Stefano's face, she guesses that he didn't know. Sami
has a fit. EJ calls the hospital. Sami goes into denial. "I can't
imagine anyone being stupid enough to get in bed with you!" Sami yelps.
Kate reminds her that EJ and Stefano did. Sami demands that Kate
explain. She says her relationship with Rafe didn't mean anything but
she's still worried and storms out. Sami asks Stefano if he had
anything to do with this. He sneers at her and walks out. EJ assures
her his father had nothing to do with it, pointing out how caught off
guard he was. After they leave, Stefano paces around and curses before
smashing a glass.
At the hospital, Will and Sonny accuse Nick of trying to beat Rafe to
death. He has an alibi but they don't buy it. They keep questioning
him. He gets fed up and walks off. Will admits his alibi seems solid.
Down the hall, Cameron tries to revive Rafe, Gabi bursts into his room
to moan. Maxine takes her out and asks her to be cool. Kate arrives and
sobbing Gabi updates her. Kate assures her that he'll be fine. Kayla
comes up to say that Rafe isn't dead but he isn't okay. His brain is
swelling. Nick takes Gabi off and tries assuring her that they are past
the worst. He sends her back and gets a call about the investment he
made with Vargas' money. Back down the hall, Sami and EJ arrive. Elvis
and Kate stare at each other. He talks Kayla into letting Sami in to
see Hernandez. She tells him how much she and everyone else cares about
him. He was her hero. She runs out and into EJ's arms. Cam tells Sonny
and Will that whoever attacked Rafe was trying to send him to the
morgue. Hope arrives and stares at EJ. Sami runs over to her and asks
about the case. The cop tells her about the jacket. EJ admits he was
supposed to meet Rafe to get it. Hope says he's a suspect. Sami rolls
her eyes. Kayla comes out and asks Gabi for her permission to put Rafe
in a coma so his brain can rest. The doctor explains that they gave
Bo's brain a break once and that panned out. Gabi gives her permission.
The doctors put Rafe in a coma.
Will and Sonny take a walk. Horton worries about Rafe coming out okay.
Will is sorry for complicating his life. Sonny doesn't want him to
blame himself for any of this. He assures him that he will always be by
his side. Meanwhile, Abby drops by Caffeinated to hlep Chad out when no
one else shows up for work. She helps him deal with a line of angry
customers. Chad flirts with her. Once the rush is over, they chat about
her brother. Cam calls her to say he's swamped at work and can't make
their date. Chad and Abby chat some more. He wonders if she is really
giving things a shot with Cameron. He reminds her of when they kissed
on New Year's Eve but then he ruined things at Gabi's wedding. "Is it
too late? Do I stand a chance?" he asks her. She runs away. "She didn't
say 'no'," he mumbles to himself.
May 15, 2013
I'm Done With You.
is in the rectory bickering with herself about Eric. The priest runs in
and drags her out. Meanwhile, Daniel drops by Rafe's hospital room to
check on his brain. He wanders out and bumps into Elvis. They begin
bickering and accusing each other. After Elvis plods off, Nic and Eric
arrive to see Rafe. Nic's nauseous. They discuss Rafe's brain and
whether he needs a priest. Eric decides to perform a sacrament. Nic
wonders if this is her fault. When the priest comes out, she's allowed
in. She gives the coma patient a pep talk and tells him to cut his spa
treatment short. "We're not as good without you," she sobs.
Marlena runs into John in the square. She claims she's given up. "I'm
done with you," she says. Crying, the shrink prods him to tell her if
he wants a divorce. There's a long pause. They are both distraught. She
gets a text about Rafe. They head to the hospital. John walks off to
find Daniel while Eric fills his mom in on what he knows. She decides
to go and see her daughter. John insists on going with her. As they
head over, he tells her that he hasn't been fair with her. He urges her
to go ahead and file for divorce. Meanwhile, Eric and Nicole return to
the rectory and she recalls her past with Rafe. She continues blaming
herself for this. He tries to comfort her but she jumps away.
Brady finds Kristen wandering around Casa DiMera looking at wedding
decorations. He wants to get married immediately. He gets a call from
the office about the battery on Rafe's brain. EJ strolls in as they
speculate about who was behind it. The men taunt each other. Elvis
insists on his innocence. Brady stomps out. "Did you do it?" Kristen
asks her brother. He smirks and then has a laugh about the Rafe and
Kate affair. "Gross," says Kristen. Brady returns so EJ leaves. Brady
rails to her about the evil deeds of Elvis and declares that he doesn't
want her family around, especially if they are going to adopt a child.
He stomps out again. She becomes distraught and trashes some flowers.
Brady sticks his head back in and looks shocked. She tells him that she
is a DiMera and she won't turn her back on her family. If he can't
handle that, they should call the wedding off. Meanwhile, Elvis heads
over to the hospital. The guard won't let him into Rafe's room.
At the Horton house, Abs interrupts her brother's video-gaming and
tells him to play in his room. He complains that Parker has taken over
it. His mom shows up and explains he's going to summer school at Salem
High. Abs eavesdrops as Jenn tears into her son for being a pot dealer.
JJ plays the victim routine. His mom thinks he's lucky not to be in an
English prison. "You're not the son I raised," she says. "He had a
father," he snipes and then claims that he never even smoked weed
because it makes people stupid. They discuss Jack. His father
understood him, even though he almost never talked to him, but she
clearly doesn't. She hugs him and sobs. He smirks. Abby eventually
interrupts. Her mom asks her to take her brother to school to be
registered. Later, Daniel drops in to see Jenn and tells her about
Rafe. He senses she's upset about something. Meanwhile, Abby and JJ
walk. He keeps insisting on his innocence. Gabi sends her a text about
Rafe so she bustles off. JJ returns home and finds his mom making out
with Daniel on the couch.
May 16, 2013
The Happiest Guy On The Earth.
Casa DiMera, Kristen tells Brady that she's not turning her back on her
family and, if he can't handle it, they should call the wedding off.
This doesn't make sense to him. She explains that he's too good and
she'll hurt him. Kristen begs him to take the exit she's giving him.
He's still confused. Maggie barges in with a wedding gift. Kristen
leaves them alone. Maggie starts prying. Brady tells her that his
father is the problem. He storms out.
JJ interrupts Jenn and Daniel making out at the Horton house. "You sure
are around here a lot," JJ observes. They have a passive-aggressive
conversation and JJ asks if he can play with Parker's train. He heads
upstairs. Jenn hands Daniel her copy of "Revolting Rhymes." He blabs
about his MP3 player. JJ returns and listens as this conversation drags
on. Eventually, he asks if he can borrow his mom's MP3 player but
Daniel lends him his instead. JJ jogs away. After the doctor goes,
Maggie drops in and Jenn talks about how great Daniel is. JJ later
drops by the hospital to see Daniel and explains that his MP3 player
was hit by a truck. He hands him the pieces. "Bummer," he adds.
Lucas drops by the hospital to see Sami and Rafe. "I can't lose him."
she moans to Lucas. She tells him that his mom was sleeping with Rafe.
"She always has a talent for humiliating herself," he says. They argue
about whether or not EJ was involved in the attack. Gabi shows up to
hear this. Sami tells her not to listen to Lucas. He and Sami bicker
about that until she flounces off. Over at the station, Hope is in her
office worrying about Rafe. Kate shows up. The detective wonders why
Kate didn't tell her that she was sleeping with Hernandez. Kate insists
Stefano didn't know until after the attack. Hope questions her about
the relationship. Kate says they didn't talk much and doesn't
appreciate all of the condescending remarks. She walks out. Kate meets
her son at Caffeinated for more condescending remarks about the Rafe
affair. They're both sure that Sami will always suspect EJ. Meanwhile,
Sami heads to the station to answer some questions from Hope. The
detective soon says this repetitive conversation is unconvincing. Gabi
suddenly shows up and says she remembered something. She tells them
about the call EJ got at the pub after the attack. Across town, some
dude reads about Rafe's attack in the paper then crumples it up and
dumps it in the trash. He heads to the hospital with some flowers and
hangs around outside of Rafe's door.
Outside of the pub, Marlena is shocked that John wants a divorce. He
thinks she deserves better. The shrink slaps him for that. "You disgust
me!" she says. He used to be action man, now he's nothing man. She
storms away. He chases her down. They rehash everything that's happened
since Kristen came back. Kristen suddenly pops up. "I guess I'll go,"
Marlena says. She leaves. John tells Kristen about the divorce and
wipes away a solitary tear. Kristen hopes he meets someone new and
walks off. Brady shows up. The two Blacks bicker. "I'm done with this
conversation," John declares. He leaves. Kristen comes back. Brady says
he's not marrying her family, he's marrying her. He thinks she should
become Kristen Black and make him the happiest guy on the earth. She
has to think it over. Brady wanders off and runs into Marlena. She's
sobbing. Back outside of the square, John corners Kristen and asks if
she is still going to marry his son.
Fun Fact: Matt Purvis wrote these stories just for
May 17, 2013
I Think You're An Idiot.
Ciara is in the square with the envelope
of doom. Nicole pops up and asks what she's doing. "It's private. You
know what means?" Ciara shoots back. Caroline shows up and sits with
Nic while Ciara and Johnny play My Little Pony. Nic and Ma Brady
discuss Eric, Rafe and Sami's idiocy. Meanwhile, Johnny asks Ciara to
show him what's in her envelope. She tells him what's in her envelope
isn't for boys. He tries to take it from her Caroline comes over and
stops them. Johnny grabs the envelope when Ciara isn't looking.
Brady finds a miffed Marlena outside the pub. She asks him to make the
last three months disappear. She's about to storm off when Eric pops
up. He tries comforting her. The three of them go into the pub. She
tells him that she is not giving up on John. The shrink starts
lecturing Brady. He says his father is jealous of him and tells her to
give up on John just like he has. She walks off. The priest tells Brady
that he's full of it. "I think you're an idiot," Eric adds. Brady asks
him to the wedding anyway. The priest can't do that to his mom and
leaves. Nicole comes in and tries cheering Brady up with a gift. He
runs off. She heads to the rectory to ask Eric if he's going to the
wedding. He's not.
Outside of the square, John asks Kristen if she is still going to marry
Brady. She tells him to go away. He tells her that's not what she
wants. They go around in circles. Some random kids kick a soccer ball
at them. While John is distracted, she pulls out a piece of paper and
drops it. John tells her that Brady doesn't need to know about them. He
molests her elbow so she slaps him and storms away. He's smug and
notices the piece of paper. It's a bill for the Salem Inn. He cocks his
head. Meanwhile, Brady heads to Casa DiMera, Kristen promises him that
tomorrow is going to be the greatest day. They chat about his dad.
She's sure that John will end up back with Marlena once the wedding is
over. He gets a call and has to leave to take care of something.
At the station, Sami paces as Gabi tells Hope about the call EJ got
after Rafe was attacked. Sami moans and rolls her eyes as she defends
Elvis. "How stupid can you really be?" Gabi asks her. She reminds her
of all of the things EJ has done to her family... and Sami's. Gabi
starts blaming herself and her muffin cravings for this. Hope realizes
there were no muffins at the crime scene. The pregnant lady stomps off.
Sami huffs. Hope and Sami argue about Elvis. Sami tries reassuring
herself that she can trust EJ. She heads to Caffeinated and flashes
through her past problems with Elvis. Meanwhile, Hope picks up Ciara
and they go back to the office. Hope gets a call about the prisoner who
At Caffeinated, Sonny and Will get confirmation that Nick's alibi
checks out but Sonny doubts it anyway. Meanwhile, EJ drops by the
hospital and asks about Rafe. The nurse won't say anything. He
threatens her job and she runs away. He turns around and spots a dude
with flowers. EJ follows him. Meanwhile, Nick meets up with Vargas in
an alley. He hands him his cash. Vargas is pleased and offers him a
reward. Nick says they are done but Vargas says this is just the
beginning and stomps off. Nick heads over to the hospital and runs into
EJ. They bicker. Gabi pops up. EJ instantly strolls away. Gabi tells
Nick about the muffin issue and that her brother was planning to talk
to her about him. Will and Sonny arrive. Nick insists on taking his
wife away to talk. After they leave, the dude reappears and shoves his
flowers in the trash. Out in the square, Nick assures his wife that the
muffin matter is just a coincidence. Suddenly, the dude pops. "Nick
Fallon! I even recognize you from behind," says the dude named Jensen.
He has a gun in his pocket and asks Nick to go somewhere private.
Jensen insists that Gabi come along. Back at Caffeinated, Sami asks EJ
if he had something to do with Rafe's attack.
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