Just as Jack suggests that Chad should open his heart once more, Chad and Stephanie get a little closer
Still, Chad and Stephanie both have reservations about their relationship's future, especially as she just broke up with Alex
While Wendy witnesses Alex's sneaky actions (coming out of Allie's boudoir), Paulina encourages Chanel to patch things up with Allie
Though Alex attempts to smooth things over with Stephanie, Paulina isn't pleased with Alex and isn't afraid to read him the riot act
Though Wilhelm's acting on Gabi's orders, Stefan's ready to riot as Dr. Rolf readies him to be deprogrammed
As worked-up Li wonders about Gabi's latest plans, his wife worries her ex-husband's un-brainwashing has bombed
Stefan's stunned to receive a call from his detained mommy dearest, Vivian, as Jack draws a line in the sand for Gwen
Xander's night with Gwen comes back to bite him, as Sarah seethes when she discovers the truth
Xander tries to tie up loose ends with Leo, while Sarah goes full steam ahead with the split by serving her felonious hubby divorce papers
Bonnie once again serves up the suggestion that Sarah should stop the divorce proceedings and stick it out with Xander
John and Roman are jolted by the severe strategy to which Steve suggests they subject Orpheus to settle the score
Heaven help Kate when she crosses paths with a blast from the past, while Kayla has a much happier, loving reunion
As jailbird Lucas is enlisted by Roman, who needs an assist, Dr. Rolf is once again wrangled by the police
A woozy Ms. Walker may need some assistance, leaving some Salemites to wonder what's wrong with Nicole
Though he wronged her, Alex is elated when Stephanie seeks him out, but it might be a bit too late to rebuild that bridge
Kate, Marlena, and Kayla survived their brushes with death, but all three face the risk of relapse in 2023
Will it be the end of the line for one -- or more -- of the three women?
Johnny and Wendy grow closer, but a third party might end up shaking things up
Will is troubled by Sonny's friendship with Leo
Alex is threatened by Chad and Stephanie's closeness, but does he really need to be?
Will Alex's reaction end up messing things up?
Eric and Sloan's casual relationship might not remain casual
Nicole, meanwhile, is still drawn to Eric, but she also has developing feelings for E.J.
Sarah and Xander's already tenuous marriage might have an unlikely cheerleader trying to keep it together
A persistent Gabi is determined to find a way to reach Stefan
Allie's insecurity may blow things apart with Chanel