Avery lashed out at Nikki for binding her by lawyer/client privilege and making her lie to Dylan. She updated Nikki’s will but warned how her secret could destroy many. Later, Avery felt sorry for Nikki and gave her a few details about Dylan. Nick came across them and privately voiced to Nikki his dislike of Dylan for coming between him and Avery. Elsewhere, Dylan and Vikki bonded over Delia’s death.
A judge granted Christine’s request for a sentence of ten years for Michael, who continued to claim he killed Carmine. Fen refused to allow his father to take the fall and confessed to killing Carmine himself.
Dylan received documents that his parental rights to Connor were terminated. While Sharon urged Dylan not to give up on Avery, Nikki met with Avery, who was stunned to hear Nikki wanted to add her son, Dylan, to her will. Nikki explained that Dylan’s parents never told him he was adopted.
Chelsea relayed to Adam and Jack that Delia had been hit by a car while chasing her dog. Adam recalled almost hitting the dog and discovered his taillight was broken. Alex noticed pieces of a taillight at the scene of the crime. Delia died from her injuries, leaving everyone devastated. Later, Adam was stunned to find part of Delia’s costume behind his wheel-well and hid it inside a cabinet. A woman in charge of organ donations approached Chloe, who insisted on seeing her daughter’s body. As Adam made a down payment to obtain a donor for Connor through the black-market, a woman told Alex she’d witnessed the hit-and-run and had seen a black SUV drive away from the scene. Nikki wondered what it would have been like had she kept her son, Dylan, and became upset when Victor continued to blame Billy for Delia’s death. Though she warned Victor that Billy would have to live with his mistake forever, Victor didn’t think it would be enough.
Victor thought Nikki had been talking about Nick when he overheard her on the phone discussing her son. Paul told Nikki her son was alive and in Genoa City. Nikki started to confess to Dylan something she did years ago. As she cried, Victor appeared and demanded to know what Dylan had done to his wife. Nikki defended Dylan then realized she wanted to know her son.
Nick told Sharon they would never be anything more than friends then got into a scuffle with Dylan over Avery. Dylan made it clear to Chelsea that they were over for good and planned to leave town. Nick warned Noah against working with Victor, who convinced Jack and Adam to sell him Newman for a fair price. For Connor’s sake, Adam wanted a fresh start. Chelsea warned Victor to stay away from Connor and threatened to make trouble for his family if he didn’t. Nikki defended Chelsea to Victor, who trashed her for giving up Johnny. Later, Chelsea and Adam rushed Connor to the hospital with a high fever.
Adam insisted that Chelsea and Connor move into the penthouse with him. They met with an eye specialist and found out Connor didn’t have retinitis pigmentosa but rather his corneas had torn from a traumatic birth. Chelsea infuriated Adam when she wished she and Connor were back with Dylan. Meanwhile, Avery comforted Dylan and admitted she and Nick weren’t together anymore. Dylan snapped at Avery and refused her help, believing she simply felt sorry for him. Avery lashed out at Chelsea, and blamed her for Dylan’s relapse, then had it out with Sharon for injecting herself into Nick’s life.
Jack admitted he partnered with Adam to help him make Victor proud by returning Newman to the family. Victor lashed out at Adam for his betrayal. Adam blamed Victor and Newman for the loss of his wife and son. Victor softened at the news about Connor, but Adam banished Victor from his life. Jack and Victor continued arguing over Summer, who became upset and felt as though she was a bargaining chip between them.
In Katherine’s will, Murphy inherited one-fourth of the estate, a car collection, a country house and a fishing pole. Esther received $20,000/month to stay at the mansion. Cane remained sole CEO of Chancellor. Katherine decided the owner of the company would remain private. Victor received her first edition books. Tucker inherited her record collection. Brock, Mac, Phillip III, Phillip IV and Nina shared one-fourth of the estate. Nikki was left Katherine’s writings, Chloe her gowns, Delia an education fund, Kevin a skeleton key to unlock his happiness, and Devon the remainder of Katherine’s fortune, $2,475,000,000. Jill received Katherine’s half of the mansion, which she could never sell, and a jewelry box, pictured in the drawing of Katherine, containing the date of Katherine’s 12th birthday.
Danny, Amber, Christine, Nina, Gina and Brock arrived in Genoa City for Katherine’s memorial celebration, which she requested to be held at the park. Tucker refused to come home to celebrate, and Mac had personal issues to deal with. Nikki and Jill bonded over the past, as all of Katherine’s friends and family remembered times with her. Father Todd arrived to officiate, and everyone shared words. Jill completely broke down then recounted her tumultuous past with Katherine. Everyone placed a rose next to Katherine’s urn and said their final goodbyes. Murphy then announced the park had been named Chancellor Park. Nick and Avery decided it was the perfect place for them to get married. After Paul read his letter from Katherine, which urged him to marry Christine, he proposed in front of everyone. Christine accepted, and they were married right there and then.
Many read Katherine’s letters of instruction for her memorial. Katherine instructed Cane to take care of Jill and led Jill to find a drawing of Katherine in the mansion’s safe. Another clue led Jill to the name of one of Katherine’s dead husbands, Gary Reynolds. Nikki appeared most disturbed by Katherine’s letter, which brought up a past secret. Meanwhile, Adam urged Victor to go after Chancellor Industries. Victor said he’d consider it if Adam revealed who his secret investor was. Adam told Victor he was done dealing with his lack of trust then went to Jack, his private investor, for help in making Victor pay. Victor privately decided to bug Adam’s office, car and house.