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May 7, 2012
May 8, 2012
You're On Your Own.
Casa DiMera, Stefano recalls his father's dying request that he find the
Anastasia egg and uncover its secret. Elvis interrupts and demands to know
what he's done. EJ lists the dead and demands to know why. "I didn't mean
for this to happen," Stefano grumbles. He doesn't admit to killing anyone
though. Elvis keeps lecturing him and warns him his family is getting
smaller and smaller every day. He begs him to pretend he is still his son so
he can help him get through this. "Everything has changed," Stefano says. EJ
warns him that people will come after him. He questions him about his latest
fight with his enemies but Stefano reminds him that he is now an outsider so
he can't be trusted. "You're on your own... Stefano," EJ says, smashing a
photo of them and walking out. Agent Harmon calls and Stefano angrily orders
him over before smashing his chess game. When the agent arrives, Stefano
lectures him and says this is not what he wanted.
hunts down her parents in the square to tell them something terrible has
happened. In tears, she explains. Jenn goes into denial. Over at the pub,
Roman breaks the news to the Bradys, the Blacks and the Reeds that their
loved ones are dead. Everyone goes into denial. Will upturns a table. Brady
refuses to accept it but Roman assures him it's true. Gabi shows up. They
tell her Rafe is gone. Nicole arrives to hear this. Everyone's in shock. "I
was going to give her the scrapbook!" Austin cries. Sami starts blaming her
father. Will doesn't know where she gets off doing that. Austin drags him
away and lectures him. Will backs down. Roman and Shane answer Billie's
questions and tell Austin that Carrie was just delivering groceries. Fed up
with all of this, Brady vows to get revenge on Stefano. He storms out. Roman
and Shane stop him. Madi tells him this isn't worth going to prison for. She
calms him down. Back inside, Gabi weeps about her brother to Nicole while
Lucas tells his son how much Sami really loved her sister. Billie corners
Shane and demands to know what's really going on. He's cagey. She wants
vengeance. Jack, Jenn and Abby run in. Kayla fills them in. Jenn calls Doug
and Julie. Abby gives Austin her condolences. Kayla starts vowing revenge.
Shane promises everyone they will bring DiMera down.
arrives at the square and is informed that the bistro is closed for a
private party. Ian appears and announces they are the private party. She's
not happy and points out that Stefano dumped her there. He had no idea and
offers to take her somewhere else. Kate claims she's fine staying and won't
let her ex ruin her life. He offers her some jewels. She thinks he's being
too generous too soon. Kate explains that she still has feelings for
Stefano. He reminds her about the beginning of her relationship with the
other man but she insists that she came to love him. "Have you ever heard of
the Stockholm Syndrome?" he asks. He advises her not to linger on another
man for too long. She suddenly gets a text and gasps, "Stefano has finally
lost his mind!" Kate fills Ian in and wonders what Stefano will do to them.
reading his motorcycle magazine in his room. Mel tries distracting him with
sexual advances but he's not in the mood. The dude is still bummed about his
sister. She offers to distract him by beating his play station. That turns
him on. After sex, he gets a call from Gabi in tears. Down in the square,
Roman arrives to see EJ before he gives a press conference about the
explosion. Elvis offers his condolences and Roman tells him they won't rest
until they get who did this. EJ's broadcast begins. He vows to make sure
that this cruel act will not go unpunished. Everyone in town watches as he
warns 'the perpetrator'. Stefano turns off his TV.
May 9, 2012
days have gone by since the families learned of the explosion.
Kayla is preparing the pub as people arrive. She can't believe
that Stefano would have actually killed everyone, "That SOB's
gonna pay for what he's done," Victor vows. Maggie tells him not
to look for more bloodshed today. "Fine, I'll do it tomorrow,"
he grumbles. Kayla lectures him but he says the cops don't
exactly inspire confidence. He apologizes but whispers to Maggie
that he will still go after DiMera. Chad arrives in time to hear
this. He defends his father so Victor threatens him.
his office, Brady throws himself into his work. Madison tells
him he's just trying to escape. He opens up about his father and
how they always used to fight. John always used to be
patronizing to him, but he finally started treating him as an
equal. She thinks he needs to stay calm and focus. Down the
hall, Billie drops by Austin's room and finds him moping in his
underwear. "Oh baby," she says. He cries. She finds a crumpled
up picture of Carrie and asks him what's up with that. "I am
fricken' furious," he admits. He rants about how Carrie should
not have been at the safe house. He's sure she was really there
to be with Rafe. Billie tries to calm him down. He's angry and
throws a toaster.
stops by Casa DiMera to confront Stefano. He was expecting him.
Will wants to know why he killed his family. "Classic Brady
reaction," Stefano groans. Will screams at him so Stefano
threatens to kill him. EJ arrives as Will is yelling about
everything he did for Stefano. "What exactly did you do for my
father?" EJ asks. Will won't explain. He tells Stefano he
doesn't deserve to be alive. "Don't be stupid William, you won't
like the consequences," Stefano warns, reminding him of how much
he cared about his grandma. He leaves to take a call. EJ quizzes
William about what he's been up to. Will doesn't want to deal
with his 'DiMera mind games' and leaves. After he leaves,
Stefano returns. "To be loved by you seems to be a death
sentence," EJ quips.
and Roman sit in the square. They aren't looking forward to the
wake. Roman thinks this is a harsh game to play. Shane says that
if anyone found out they safe housers weren't dead, they'd be
dead. Meanwhile, Lucas finds Sami crying at her place. She's
been beating herself up for how she treated Carrie and Marlena.
After she composes herself, she decides she better look out for
Will. They head to the pub. She feels like a hypocrite. He tells
her that love is all that counts. Inside, Kayla speaks of the
dead and reminds everyone of how they used to laugh. Gabi goes
up next and breaks into tears. Chad comforts her. Sami goes up
after and says Rafe died the way he lived. When she steps aside,
Victor gets up to talk about tea parties with Ciara and how he
never spent time like that with Bo. He loved his son and
Caroline did one hell of a job raising him. Jenn tries offering
her eulogy for Hope but can't do it. Austin heads up and weeps
about how he fell in love with Carrie over and over again. He
thought that they were on the right track for once... When Will
goes up, he speaks of Marlena, how she would always listen and
how he will always miss her. Brady takes his turn and says he is
going try living in a way his father would be proud of. Sami
jumps up to talk again. She admits that she never made it easy
for her mom to love her but she'd give anything to have another
chance with her. Stefano and EJ arrive outside. Elvis wanted him
to see the pain that he caused. Stefano growls about how
sanctimonious he's being and walks away.
May 10, 2012
Stefano Has To Die.
of the pub, Sami weeps to Lucas that she doesn't know how to tell the kids
what happened. She's also worried about whether anyone believes her grief
and beats herself up for never telling her mom how much she loved her. Gabi
and Will come by. Sami tells her what an amazing man her brother was. Gabi
sobs and runs inside. Sami tells her son that her mom would want them to get
through this as a family. He mopes away. Sami sobs and tells Lucas she will
make her mom proud by not making a scene.
the pub, Nicole, Brady and Madison discuss the memorial service. He was
going to ask his dad to be his best man. Doug and Julie sit with Kayla,
worried about how they will break this to Ciara and Caroline. Nicole sits
down with Daniel and thanks him for being her funeral date. She's heartsick
about Rafe. The doctor tells her it will be harder to keep EJ away now and
offers to help her out. She's realized that she needs to disappear. He
thinks that's a terrible idea.
the new safe house, Marlena is being pensive. She tells John she's thinking
about their grieving family. He says there was no other way. Roman fills
them in about what Stefano is doing. The ISA has already advised Belle,
Shawn, Abe, Lexi and everyone outside of town that this whole thing is a
fake. After he and Shane leave, Carrie talks to Rafe about how he has her
heart. He's called over to talk about the 'plan'. Marlena approaches her
daughter, who explains that she's decided to try things with Rafe. She can't
pretend with Austin anymore. Marlena doesn't judge her but warns that it
will send shockwaves through the family. The cops decide to exploit Harmon
by feeding him misinformation to leak to Stefano.
at the pub, Austin tells Billie how much he loved Carrie and how determined
he was to make things work... even though he thinks he was a lot more
committed to the relationship than she was. She tells him to stop torturing
himself. Across the room, Will comforts Gabi. Roman arrives and orders
everyone into a beer truck. They're blindfolded and taken to the safe house.
Everyone is in shock when they take off their blindfolds. A festival of
hugging erupts. "I thought I lost you," Austin tells Carrie. Roman has never
seen so much joy in one place. He explains things and Bo points out to
everyone that to take Stefano down, this has to be kept a secret. Brady asks
his father to be his best man. Will hugs his grandma and tells her that he
needs his grandma and his shrink. Rafe gives Nicole a hug and apologizes for
stressing her out. Sami butts in to ask if faking their deaths was his idea
and if he wanted to torture all of them. Rafe and Nic walk off. As he
explains that he told Carrie the truth, Austin is busy asking his wife why
she stayed in the safe house. She keeps staring at Rafe and Austin keeps
talking, claiming he doesn't actually want an explanation. Sami has a fit
about being forced to grieve for them. Marlena says they've hated doing
this. Lucas tells Sami to be nice but she starts yelling at them for
comfortably eating pie. Roman orders her to stop and herds everyone out the
door. Austin hugs Carrie and tells her he'll be waiting for her. She wants
to tell him something but Roman orders him out. Carrie tells Rafe that
breaking Austin's heart will be awful. He wonders if she's sure. "I need
you," she says. Meanwhile, the family is returned to the pub. Sami starts
prodding Austin about his wife and Rafe. Lucas tells her to behave herself.
Austin insists that there is nothing going on between his wife and Rafe.
"Don't be a fool!" she yelps.
meets Agent Harmon in the square. He claims that all of the dirt they had on
Stefano was lost in the explosion. He wants Harmon to take over the
investigation as it starts afresh. Shane wanders off. Billie runs up to him.
He gives her a hug and whispers that everyone is still alive. After he walks
away, Daniel wanders over and asks her out for coffee. Meanwhile, Shane
heads back to the safe house where John has become impatient and thinks this
is pointless. He's sure Stefano will walk free again and he's sick of it.
Stefano has to die.
May 11, 2012
the coffee house, Roman tries to keep Austin calm but he demands to see
Carrie immediately. "Yesterday I thought Carrie was dead and I mourned her
like a son of a bitch," Austin says, insisting he needs to tell her how much
he loves her. Roman still refuses. Austin can't stand the thought of her
being with Rafe. Roman makes some calls.
Wouldn't That Be Lovely.
wakes up in the safe house. Rafe brings her coffee. They get corny and kiss.
Once he pulls his tongue out of her mouth, she says she thought she was used
to all of life's twists and turns. They're finally together. They spill
coffee and then she goes for his belt before deciding it's too soon. He
looks disappointed. She plays with her wedding ring. He buttons up his pants
and agrees that they should talk to Austin first. She repeats that she wants
him but she hates the idea of hurting her husband.
Marlena finds restless John researching Stefano's associates. He vows that
this will be the end of DiMera, even if they have to put him six feet under.
"Wouldn't that be lovely," she coos. However, she reminds him that killing
Stefano would mean letting him win. John thinks everything changed when he
tried to kill them. She despises Stefano with every breath she takes and
refuses to let him take John away. "Never," John promises, adding it's the
end of the line for Stefano.
shows up at the station to see Shane. Bo and Hope come out of hiding. She's
thrilled to see them and lectures Shane for exposing them to risk by letting
them be there. She tells the cops that she's back in the ISA. Billie
explains about the paper trail she has been following and how clueless EJ is
about his father's dealings. They wonder how to drive a wedge between them.
Hope suggests that Billie tell EJ that Stefano betrayed him to save John.
home, Lexi and Abe plan her day. She knows how hard this must be for him,
but she wants the rest of their time to be special. He's still having
trouble accepting this. When he goes off to print off some tickets, she
looks at a family photo and weeps. When her husband returns, she says Theo
deserves a proper family album. She wants her son to always be able to see
her. He assures her that Theo will always remember her. As they start the
album, she makes him promise to let Theo spend time with EJ.
gags when he shows up at Sami's and shirtless Elvis is there. "Oh my God!
Who's next?" he gasps. EJ and Sami explain they were just have a food fight
with the kids and not doing the deed. Will thinks that they are too cozy.
He's not sure EJ can handle being the 'lonely ex in the building.' Elvis
insists he has 'no designs' on Samanther, although he's sure that her
getting back with Lucas is a disaster waiting to happen. He asks him to show
his mother some sympathy. "I felt sorry for her until she opened her mouth,"
he says. After Elvis exits, Will apologizes for snapping earlier. She hopes
they can talk later. He's planning to go and see her mom. When she offers to
listen instead, he says she's the last person he'd take advice from. She
offers to try. He gets snarky. Elvis returns and suggests he give Sami a
fresh start. Sami starts prodding her son about working with EJ. He points
out she works for Stefano. As they bicker, Will lets it slip that EJ has
been keeping him out of prison. He explains that he actually shot him. Sami
goes into denial and can't understand how he can work with someone he would
shoot. "To get even with someone I hate even more," Will says. Billie calls
EJ and asks him to meet. After he walks out, Sami tells Will he doesn't need
to work for EJ. He says he wants to and doesn't need rescuing. "I'm not
about to quit," he says. He loves the perks and power. "I am who I am
because of you," he adds before walking out. Meanwhile, Elvis meets Billie
in the square. She bluntly tells him she knows what he did to John, but she
also knows that his father set John free.
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