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As Deacon speaks at the AA meeting, Nikki feels his eyes on her as she maintains her gaze straight ahead. Meanwhile, Billy comes back to the magazine and finds Victoria in pain. She tries to stay calm as he helps her call the doctor and they both fear for the baby. Later, Victoria tries to keep Billy calm while they wait for the doctor and hope for the best. Jack meets with Abby and tells her that he thinks he found a way to make sure she wins her lawsuit as Abby is leaving she and Jack cross with Adam and Skye who are arguing about Billy and Jack wonders what is going on. Skye sends Adam away so she can have a moment alone with Jack and Jack tells her about overhearing Adam’s threats last night. Skye kisses Jack passionately, telling him that she can handle Adam. Upstairs, Adam makes a final plea to Skye to see everything that is going on is a ploy to bring him down propagated by Victor but when Malcolm shows up at their door Skye lets him in. Meanwhile, Heather meets with Victor to tell him that she may have useful information about Skye. Later, as Skye prepares for her photo shoot, she dressed scantily clad in nothing but a bra, panties and a man’s dress shirt and Adam is certain he has seen enough but when Skye “asks” him to stay he knows he doesn’t have a choice.
Heather tells Victor about Skye’s arrangement with the Judge in Sao Paolo and that once she left Brazil the Judge suddenly disappeared along with a large sum of money. Heather and Victor realize that they just need to make Skye chose between herself and Adam. Meanwhile, Jack shows Abby that Victor has been using her trust to pay his SEC fines from the Japanese bribery and thus breaching his fiduciary duties. At the doctor’s office, Billy and Victoria are crushed when the doctor tells them that their baby no longer has a heartbeat. Later, Nikki comes to see Billy and Victoria after learning about the baby and both Nikki and Billy are stopped in their tracks when they hear that Victoria and the baby went into distress after an argument with Victoria at the magazine. Meanwhile, Jack pushes Abby to take back what is rightfully hers. Heather confronts Skye and Adam about her suspicions that Skye was involved with The Judge’s disappearance. Skye and Adam play dumb but Heather knows that they are lying and the minute they are alone, Adam turns on Skye. Later, Adam tells Skye that they are going to use her to come after him and Skye makes it clear that he had better hope they don’t find anything. Nikki admits to Victoria that Victor has gone too far this time and he and Victoria won’t be able to find their way back to each now, not after this. Victoria assures Nikki that she is strong and will get through this. Meanwhile, Billy confronts Victor about her fight with Victoria and tells him that she lost their baby. Billy takes his anger and pain out on Victor and tells him to stop punishing Victoria for choosing to be with him. Alone, Victor immediately calls Victoria but she ignores his call. Meanwhile, Nikki slides onto a stool at Gloworm while Deacon is working and Deacon pours her a drinking, daring her to drink or fight to stay sober. Later, Billy comes home and finally wraps his wife in his arms. Nikki finally manages to win a single battle with alcohol with Deacon’s help, wanted or not. Abby decides to serve Victor herself, telling him that after everything that has happened with Victor she is done playing by his rules. Meanwhile, Jack calls Tucker to tell him that Abby is back on board.
Chris tells Ronan that she is headed back to D.C. today but before she goes she wants Ronan’s assurance that he will connect will Nina. Ronan sees Nina and Phillip arrive and above Chris’s objections decides to leave. Nina and Phillip see Chris just as Paul arrives and they all have a rather awkward encounter due to the secrets they are keeping. As Paul moves off, Nina tells Chris they she and Paul broke up and Chris informs them that she is leaving for D.C. today but that Ronan is back in town. Cane returns home and panics when Lily tells him about the steaks. He can’t hide his reaction from her and tells her to throw them all out. Cane comes up with a fast lie, saying that he heard a rumor about a new strain of mad cow and he would rather be safe than sorry. Mac and J.T. debate over whether or not Mac is pregnant until Mac decides to excuse herself and go take the test. Meanwhile, as Victoria and Billy try to deal with what they’ve lost, Victor arrives wanting to see Victoria. Victoria tells Billy to let him in and Billy reluctantly relents. Victor apologizes for Victoria’s loss and the two take a tiny step closer to reconciliation. Later, Mac and J.T. are thrilled when they find out that they are going to have a baby.
Abby runs into Michael at the coffeehouse and tells him about deciding to reopen the lawsuit against Victor and it’s clear from the way she is talking that someone is feeding her lines. Abby tells Michael he should advise Victor to settle because she won’t lose this time. Chris urges Nina to let Ronan come to her but Nina takes Chris’s advice the wrong way and snaps at her. Nina realizes that Chris thinks she may push Ronan too hard too fast and it will end up driving him away. Nina attacks Chris for every pain she is feeling right now but Chris reminds her that she is the best mother Chris knows for protecting Chance and keeping his secret. Chris pushes Nina to go back to Paul and continue to be the mother she is. Nina can’t let Chris off the hook and leaves just as Michael arrives wanting to know why Chris is avoiding him. Billy shows up at Cane and Lily’s at the same time as Mac and hears that she is off caffeine and wonders if she is pregnant just as Lily opens the door and hears the news. Lily and Mac are thrilled which makes it impossible for Billy to tell them his bad news. Meanwhile, Victoria is maintaining a civil conversation with Victor until he switches gears and tells her that now that she is no longer pregnant he can help get her out of this marriage. Victoria stays calm as she tells Victor to get out of her home. As Abby is approaching the house she sees Victor leaving and hides, panicking. After Victor is gone she rushes into the house and Victoria sees the distress Abby is in and comforts her little sister. Later, Billy is forced to burst Mac and Lily’s “happy-baby-bubble” when he tells them about Victoria’s miscarriage.
Paul asks J.T. to consider becoming a cop and reminding Genoa City what “to protect and serve” really means. Ronan arrives and he and J.T. sit down and decide to talk. Meanwhile, Cane meets with Phillip and tells him about the steaks and they realize they are from Desmond. Phillip tells Cane to keep an eye on Lily while he gets back to Australia and tries to smooth things over. Later, Chris admits to Michael that she had too many secrets before but Michael tells her that they will always be friends and Chris is grateful. Meanwhile, Cane freaks out when he receives a DVD of surveillance footage of someone watching Lily. Mac gets Billy to open up about how he is feeling for both losing the baby and how much it hurts him to see Victoria hurting. Meanwhile, Abby tells Victoria about her case and Victoria offers her help. Later, J.T. tells Mac about the possibility of him joining the force. Meanwhile, Billy comes home to see Abby and Victoria plotting. Victoria tells him that Abby is suing Victor again and Victoria is helping him and Billy realizes that this means war. Chris sets up Nina and Paul to meet at the coffeehouse and it works. They end up talking and gradually find their way back as Chris watches from afar.
Phyllis and Jack are talking at the coffeehouse when Skye arrives and Phyllis notices that she is flirting with Jack and wonders what is going on. Meanwhile, Adam shows up at the ranch telling Sharon that he needs to see her. Later, Phyllis realizes that Jack is sleeping with the enemy and warns him what a bad idea that could end up being just as Billy walks in fluster and asks if anyone wants to buy his magazine. At the ranch, Adam opens up to Sharon about Skye, about their past, their marriage and about hating her now. He asks her not to push him away when he needs her. Nina is thrilled when Ronan shows up at the Chancellor estate. Nina is slammed however when Ronan tells her he is there to give her Chance’s belongings from the police station. Nina asks him to stay but Ronan warns her not to get her hopes up about a relationship. Later, Ronan tells her that he isn’t ready for a relationship so Nina tries to give him space. She starts going through Chance’s things and finds her book with notes in the margins and realizes that Chance was trying to find his brother.
Chloe is shocked when she shows up at the coffeehouse and Kevin is orange. He admits that he hooked up with Alison, the spray tan girl, and watches Chloe for her reaction but to his dismay Chloe is thrilled for him. Later, Daniel brings Jana into the coffeehouse as Kevin and Chloe are talking about Alison and Jana is stung to hear that Kevin is dating. Jana asks Chloe if she is bringing Delia to Tiny Tots today and Kevin is thrown to hear that Jana is working there. Alone, Jana apologizes to Kevin again for everything that has happened between them and tells him that getting the job at Delia’s school was a coincidence. Jana tells him she is moving on and that hands him their divorce papers, telling him that they have been filed. They are officially divorced. Daniel tells Chloe that he believes it is impossible for guys and girls to just be friends. Kevin and Jana say goodbye and Kevin joins Daniel. Daniel notices Kevin watching Chloe who is with Billy and wonders if Kevin is pining for her. Kevin denies it, saying they are just friends but Daniel isn’t so sure. Later, as Nina and Ronan slowly grow closer, Chloe is furious when she arrives to see him in Chance’s home. Nina, however, defends Ronan but Chloe tells them both that she will never be able to forgive him for what he did to Chance. Billy tells Jack and Phyllis about the miscarriage and they encourage him not to give up. He tells them that he is just swamped at the magazine right now and Phyllis offers to let him hire her back. Billy agrees to hire Phyllis back as his editor in chief. Later, as Billy is showing Phyllis the new cover, he mentions that he wishes he could have spiced up the cover story. Phyllis offers up the little tidbit about Jack sleeping with Skye and Billy nearly chokes on his coffee. Meanwhile, Skye tells Jack that no one can find out about their affair. At Gloworm, Kevin takes one look at the books and realizes that Jeff has been laundering money and busts Jeff. Meanwhile, things get strange when Jana shows up to work dressed exactly like Chloe. Later, when Gloria gives Kevin a hard time for being Chloe’s sidekick, Kevin agrees to help Jeff continue his business and keep it from Gloria. Sharon tells Adam there may be a way for him to leave Skye but before they can get into it, Noah calls and Adam deflates. Meanwhile, Phyllis and Billy plan to change the entire cover. Later, Adam moves to comfort Faith when she starts to cry and Sharon panics. She tells Adam that tomorrow is Faith’s birthday, one year since he took Faith from her and tells Adam to get out and stay away from them.
As Restless Style is about to hit stands, Phyllis and Billy give Jack a heads up about the cover story and although he isn’t furious he isn’t thrilled either. Meanwhile, as Skye meets with investors she continues to be clueless and over-confident about her cover. Later, Skye starts to panic when Jack shows her the new cover story that exposes her affair with Jack and tells her that Phyllis is the new editor of RS. As Victoria and Abby finish signing the documents for the lawsuit against Victor, Nick shows up with Noah and Faith. Nick tells them that today is Faith’s first birthday and he hopes that they will come to her party even with everything going on with Victor. Meanwhile, Sharon asks Ashley to come to Faith’s first birthday. Later, Jana drops Reed off at Sharon’s after school for Faith’s party and Nick invites her to stay for the party. Vance advises Adam to keep Skye happy to tell him he has nothing to worry about with the D.A. reopening his case. At the coffeehouse, Adam and Vance run into Ashley and Sharon and Vance tries to drag Adam away as he asks for Sharon’s forgiveness. Skye storms into Restless Style and demands that Billy and Phyllis pull the article on her immediately. Meanwhile, Vance tells Adam to keep his apologizes to himself because Ashley and Sharon will hang him out to dry if given the chance. Later, Skye threatens to sue Billy but Billy calls her bluff. Billy and Phyllis decide to celebrate when their article garners huge press. Sharon arrives home and avoids telling Nick about her run-in with Adam but instead holds Faith close. Noah tells them to enjoy the family together while they can because you know what’s coming next with this family. Meanwhile, Abby runs into Victor outside of Sharon’s and he tells her to consider what her lawsuit is doing to their family and Abby blasts him back just as Ashley arrives to overhear them. As Ashley greets Faith, Victor continues in on Abby. Later, Sharon and Nick help their little girl celebrate her first birthday with their family. Abby tries to talk to Victor later, but he tells her that the money in her trust is his money he left for her when he felt she was ready but she clearly isn’t. Victoria comes to Abby’s defense telling Victor that she is joining Abby’s lawsuit. Nick and Sharon are hurt and disappointed when Victoria and Victor can’t put aside their differences for one day to celebrate Faith. Skye confronts Jack about telling Phyllis about their affair. Meanwhile, Victoria shows up at the magazine and tells Billy about her fight with Victor and that Nick may never speak to her again for ruining Faith’s party. Billy consoles her as Phyllis enters and tells her that they have been celebrating their newest cover story, which Victoria will love. Later, Jack has to control his thrill when Ashley tells him that Victoria has joined Abby’s lawsuit against Victor. Meanwhile, Abby brings Vance Victoria’s signed papers for the lawsuit and Vance realizes that having Victoria on board may help their chances of winning hugely. Nikki and Ashley fear that Victor may lose both of his daughters. Meanwhile, Sharon tells Nick about her run-in with Adam and that he tried to apologize again. Sharon promises Nick that she will stay away from Adam and move on. After reading the article, Victoria joins Billy and Phyllis’s celebration. Later, Skye shows Adam the article and tells her it’s her mess and she’d better handle it. Meanwhile, Sharon and Nick slowly find their way back to one another as they watch Faith sleep.
Skye pleads with Adam to continue to play the doting husband for the hedge fund but Adam isn’t moved by her plea. Meanwhile, Jack intervenes when he finds Phyllis and Sharon at the coffeehouse at to claw each other’s eyes out over Restless Style’s newest issue. Later, Skye falls on her sword and admits that she was wrong. She begs Adam not to walk away and let everything they have worked for fall apart. At the coffeehouse, something Sharon says about Skye and Adam’s relationship rubs Phyllis the wrong way. Jack meets with Vance and they both are thrilled at the prospect of watching Victor lose everything when they beat him in court with Abby and Victoria’s lawsuit. Meanwhile, Nikki and Michael warn Victor what he stands to lose if he goes to war with Victoria and Abby and it is a lot more than money but Victor refuses to back down. Victoria meets with Nick and he asks her what this lawsuit is really about for her and she tells him that she needs to get away from Victor once and for all. Victoria asks Nick to join their lawsuit. Nick refuses to stand with Victoria and Abby against Victor, even after Victoria and Abby remind him of everything they have had to go through because of Victor. Later, Victoria and Abby’s jaws hit the floor when they see how much Vance plans to sue Victor for. Michael gets a text from Vance and tells Victor that the girls are suing him for three billion dollars. Adam and Skye put on a very convincing show for their investors just as Sharon arrives to witness the entire thing. Nick arrives and sees Adam and Skye’s show and Sharon warns him about the newest article in RS. Later, Nick notices that Sharon is distracted and offers to take their food to go which she happily accepts. Adam notices that they are leaving and isn’t happy about it but tries to keep his attention on his wife and their investors. Vance tells Abby and Victoria that this is how the game is played and hopefully now Victor will consider settling just as Victor shows up at Victoria’s demanding to know if his daughters have lost their minds. Meanwhile, Meggie watches pleased, as Nikki orders a vodka tonic at Gloworm. Later, Deacon shows up at Gloworm and sees Nikki drinking. He tries to talk to her but Nikki isn’t interested in his well-meaning advice. Meanwhile, Victoria and Abby hold their ground with Victor and Victor warns them that whatever happens next they brought it on themselves. Jack and Phyllis end up back at her penthouse celebrating with champagne and the moment is charged with their chemistry as the two continue to flirt. Just as they are about to give into their urges Phyllis stops it and Jack says good night. Meanwhile, Adam tells Skye that to the outside world they are loving couple but in private she better keep her hands to herself. Later, as Nick is leaving Sharon’s after a great afternoon he kisses her sweetly and asks her to go the Harvest Festival with him as his date. Jack returns to Phyllis’s and out of nowhere grabs her and kisses her fiercely as they start to make love. Deacon finds Nikki on her third drink and asks her what caused her to drink. Thinking irrationally, she tells him that he was the reason because he blew up Victoria’s marriage and set everything into motion. Nikki goes to leave but Deacon refuses to let her drive. Meanwhile, Victoria tells Abby that they have to remind that from here on out they are in this together until the end. Later, Victor tells Michael that they will fight Victoria and Abby and win because he will not take Newman public, ever. Moments later, Deacon arrives home with Nikki and sneaks her upstairs but not without Meggie seeing her and knowing that she is drunk.