Salem's shaken by killer secrets from the past, and devilish deals are made between bitter enemies
Li's life (along with others) will likely get even more interesting when his feisty little sister, Wendy, shows up in Salem with an agenda
In fact, it isn't long before a certain Salemite become smitten with Wendy, while E.J. drops a truth bomb on Ava and Johnny
E.J.'s anvil drop will have repercussions, as neither Ava nor Johnny is overjoyed with his actions, and they may seek revenge
A joint venture between Wendy and Johnny might be mutually beneficial, while Li extends an offer to E.J.
E.J. enjoys gloating to Gabi now that the truth has been exposed, though he should never underestimate his sister-in-law's determination
Determined to strike a payday, Sloan uses a bit of Chanel's scandalous past to push powerhouse and political candidate Paulina into a corner
Paulina is taken aback when shady Sloan sets out to extort her, and Paulina shares the blackmail attempt with Stephanie and Chad
No strangers to scandal, Stephanie and Chad hope to help Paulina, while Chanel is sidelined by the secret coming to light
Chanel and Allie let Alex know they've come to a conclusion, one which will make him a very happy man, perhaps
While Alex is wowed by Chanel and Allie's proposal, Stephanie and Chad's relationship takes a steamy turn
Alex has issues with Stephanie and Chad's budding relations and takes them to task, while Rafe's issues with his wife's ex remain robust
Nicole finally confesses her true feelings for her former husband, though Chloe is hardly shocked by the news Nicole still has feelings for Eric
Jada remains a comforting force for Eric while he struggles to cope with Marlena's deteriorating condition
John struggles with her diagnosis, as well, and it hits him hard when Marlena states that she believes she'll succumb soon
Though they may not have much time together, romantic Roman pops the question to Kate, hoping to make her last days happy ones
With hopes they will reach their mother (and stepmother) in time, Joey and Tripp return to Salem to be with Kayla
Though he'd hoped not to deal with her again, Brady believes bargaining with Kristen could save Marlena, Kate, and Kayla
An emotionally charged Chad chats with an old friend, while Rafe questions his wife's feelings for her former husband
Tripp isn't exactly thrilled with Johnny's involvement with his mother, and an argument erupts over Ava
Kristen is taken aback when Chloe comes forth with a secret, as Stefan sticks to his word and serves Gabi
Abigail's murderer is finally revealed
Orpheus continues to play his twisted games
A secret from Paulina's past threatens to derail her future plans
Alex is clearly smitten with Stephanie, but does she feel anything for him? Or does Stephanie's heart have its sights set on someone else?
As Nancy and Clyde grow closer, Chloe is in a position where she has to decide if she will support their relationship
Eric and Nicole somehow always seem to find themselves circling each other; are they over and done, or is it only a matter of time before they are unable to deny their feelings?
Gwen and Jennifer's relationship takes a surprising turn
How long will Xander and Sarah's marital bliss last? Will Xander's secrets rip them apart, or can Sarah learn to look past them?
Johnny and Ava grow closer... but exactly how close will they get?
Li asks Gabi to marry him, but what will happen if and when she runs into Stefan?
The custody battle for Rachel gets ugly