Adam woke up and didn’t remember Chelsea’s admission about the baby. Vikki thanked Adam for saving their father but never confronted Chelsea about overhearing her baby confession. Later, Chelsea experienced abdominal pain. After an examination a doctor deemed the baby to be fine. Victor was furious when Sharon took over Newman at Adam’s insistence. Over talk of Adam saving Victor’s life, Victor apologized to Adam and acknowledged him as his son.
Adam was shot while trying to protect Victor. After Alex arrested Bob, Billy successfully cut the wire to the bomb. Sharon rushed to the hospital to see Adam, who needed surgery to repair his lungs. Victor begged the doctor to save his son. Chelsea arrived after Sharon called and told Victor Adam craved his love. When Adam got out of surgery, Chelsea suggested that Victor allow Sharon to see him first. Adam tried talking to Sharon about Newman before slipping into a coma. Later, Chelsea told an unconscious Adam that he was going to be a father. Vikki overheard.
Ashley returned for Nikki and Victor’s wedding and accused Phyllis of taking advantage of Jack. Billy surprised everyone with a visit from Reed. Eric Forrester joined the family, as Victor and Nikki were pronounced husband and wife. Wheeler warned his henchman Bob to make the Belinda Rogan mess disappear. Bob lurked in the shadows, as Adam crashed the wedding. During his toast, Adam started hinting at the dead hooker until Nick recognized Wheeler’s henchman. The man planted a bomb then pulled out a gun. Adam rushed to protect his father, as a shot was fired.
Avery told Nick her client, Gus Rogan, was Leslie and Tyler’s father. Nick feared for her safety. Someone trashed Avery’s apartment. She refused to drop the case and found an American Flag pin left behind. Nick believed it was Wheeler’s and warned the congressman if something happened to Avery he’d come after him. Wheeler made a reference to someone about ‘the marks’ being in one place at one time, at a wedding. Victor confronted Wheeler about Avery and the congressman’s missing lapel pin. The men exchanged threats, as Adam eavesdropped. Adam confided in Sharon and admitted something appeared off about Wheeler. Later, Adam got word that Victor’s PI had proof Adam disposed of Wheeler’s daughter’s body. Adam believed Victor was going to blackmail him out of Newman.
Lauren regretted sleeping with Carmine, who promised to keep their night together a secret. Fen told Lauren he and Michael made up and urged her to do the same. Michael refused to apologize for trying to protect Fen. Lauren stormed off and back into Carmine’s arms. Later, Michael banged on Lauren’s door, as she and Carmine were in bed. After Lauren got Michael to leave she warned Carmine she couldn’t ‘do this anymore’. Kevin helped Michael trick Lauren into returning home. Lauren wanted more time alone, but Michael begged her to help him fix their marriage. Lauren allowed Michael to carry her to the bedroom then later ended things with Carmine.
Victor and Nikki invited the family to the rebuilt ranch. Nick scolded Summer for bringing Kyle, who she’d taken a liking to. He also warned Kyle that Summer was his little girl – even though she was eighteen. Kyle assured Summer they were only friends. Adriana appeared next and claimed Noah invited her, which he didn’t.
Avery and Dylan shared a kiss. Avery told Dylan she’d moved on and went to see Nick. They professed their love. Meanwhile, Chelsea went to tell Adam she was pregnant but walked away after seeing Sharon at his house. Sharon left and swerved to miss Dylan’s car, which had gone off the road. She got help and called Avery, who showed up at the hospital with Nick. Dylan experienced war flashbacks and left the hospital. He found Sharon and offered to repair her roof. Avery told Nick Dylan was staying in town and that Sharon hired him.
Summer asked Jamie to drop the charges against Fen. Jamie refused and warned Summer would pay too. After a fight with Lauren, Michael tried talking to Fen, who refused to forgive him for believing Jamie. Michael admitted he worried Fen would turn into the man he used to be and later heard Fen tell Kevin that he hated his father. Lauren confided in Carmine, who shared a tale of tough love gone wrong. Later, Kevin caught Carmine bringing Lauren home. Paul found Jamie contemplating jumping off the roof. After Paul talked Jamie down, Jamie admitted Fen didn’t push him. Lauren warned Michael he let them down and didn’t know if she could forgive him – then was later stunned when Carmine kissed her. Paul told Phyllis about Summer’s part in the bullying. Summer broke down in front of Phyllis. They shared a close moment, as Summer admitted what she’d done to Jamie.
Wheeler acted concerned about the innocent man imprisoned for killing a woman on his campaign team and asked Avery to keep him updated on her case. Tyler and Leslie worried about ‘him’ getting out of prison. Leslie ran into Wheeler, who called her Valerie.
Nikki convinced Victor to postpone their wedding and later appeared to have trouble moving her hands. Victor took a call and told Nikki’s doctor he’d relay a message. Across town, Katherine experienced memory lapses and obtained memory enhancing pills.
Leslie spotted Marcus Wheeler and feared he’d recognize her and Tyler. When Tyler approached him, Wheeler found him to be familiar. Tyler admitted they met before then suggested to Leslie that they tell Wheeler who they were, knowing Wheeler could make sure ‘the bastard never got out’. While Leslie admitted to Neil that her father was abusive, Tyler opened up to Lily about his rough childhood.