Days of Our Lives Update Monday 1/6/14
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Sonny goes home where Gabi is pacing. Sonny asks what's wrong. Gabi says everything is wrong and panics about Abigail telling Hope everything and being questioned about Nick. Sonny tries to calm her down. Gabi continues to worry but Sonny informs her that Hope is still in town as he just saw her at the club.
Brady pours a drink but stops himself from drinking it and instead pours it out. He then looks over to see Maggie and Victor standing in the doorway.
Nicole sits in her office watching the video that her camera guy Greg filmed of when Daniel revealed Brady was high and then Brady smashed the camera. Miles comes in and asks if Nicole got the interview because he just saw Eric leaving her office which surprises Nicole.
Eric walks outside the Pub and thinks back to seeing Nicole with Daniel. Marlena approaches and asks if he's okay.
Hope talks with Ciara at the club about sending thank you cards for her Christmas presents. Hope thought they had a wonderful holiday. Ciara says they did but she's not ready to go back to school.
Abigail goes to the cabin on Smith Island but EJ appears and greets her. Abigail asks what he's doing there. EJ says he came to see her. Abigail doesn't understand. EJ says there's a few things she needs to hear before she goes inside but she says no. EJ asks if she thinks she's in danger. She says no but she's still not going with him.
Hope encourages Ciara about going back to school but Ciara is not interested. Hope asks if it has to do with Eric not being at the school anymore.
Eric tells Marlena that he was distracted because he just realized that he left his phone at Nicole's office. Eric mentions that Nicole is still helping him clear his name and asks if that's a problem.
Nicole says Eric must have came back for his phone but she doesn't know why he left. Miles sees the video she was watching of Brady and Eric. Miles says he knows they can't use the footage but it's a shame because they don't get that every day. Miles comments that Brady is a train wreck.
Brady tells Victor that he wanted to tell him himself and admits this has been going on since before New Year's Eve. Brady credits Daniel and Nicole for him being alive today. Victor asks what he's going to do. Brady declares that he's not going to do cocaine anymore. Maggie reminds him that he's an addict and says he has to admit it or else he's still putting his life at risk. Brady says he knows that is what she thinks. Maggie is glad that Brady didn't take the drink just now. Brady says he didn't want it and he's committed to staying clean. Brady tells Victor to let him have it since he deserves it. Victor says that's enough and offers to help. Brady thanks him. Brady says he wants to work to stay busy. Victor agrees and says he's proud of him for realizing and correcting his mistake. Brady thanks him for making it easier on him. Maggie suggests the AA meeting later. Brady says he needs to come down a little bit and rest. Maggie tells him to go ahead. Brady tells them that they don't have to hover or put their lives on hold for him. Brady thanks them as they then exit the room. Victor tells Maggie that he also has to make amends and mentions that he still has to apologize to Marlena as he then exits the mansion.
Nicole complains to Miles that Brady was fine until he met Kristen. Miles talks about the story and wanting a better interview from Brady. Miles also wants Eric on camera. Nicole says it's her story and she's working on it. He tells her to get the story real soon as he exits.
Marlena tells Eric that she knows everyone's intentions are good but brings up he and Nicole's history. Marlena says it worries her with what's going on with the church now. Eric says all he wants is to stay a priest. Marlena asks about the test results. Eric says they should hear back soon. Marlena asks him if she did anything wrong. Eric says no and thanks her. Eric suggests Marlena pray for him and then he heads into the Pub.
EJ wants to explain to Abigail but she insists on seeing Hope.
Gabi talks to Sonny about freaking out about Nick's text and Abigail being suspicious. Gabi complains about Sonny knowing that Kate had Nick's phone when she didn't know. Gabi wants to have a long talk with Kate and Sami. Gabi then texts EJ.
Abigail questions why EJ is trying to get her on his boat. EJ gets Gabi's text that Hope is still in Salem which Abigail is surprised to see EJ gets phone service on the island. EJ tries to get Abigail on the boat again but Abigail says she's going in to see Hope and he's welcome to join her.
Hope encourages Ciara about Eric and promises her that Eric will not be going to jail. Ciara says Eric is the best. Hope agrees and they decide to leave.
Abigail heads into the cabin looking for Hope and EJ follows. Abigail says it's weird since Hope was supposed to be there with Ciara. Abigail searches the cabin and notes that the heat has been on. EJ suggests they went for a walk. Abigail says that gives them time to talk then. She asks EJ why he followed her out there. EJ says he came to talk to Abigail about Gabi and Nick.
Victor meets with Marlena in the town square. She notes that his message said urgent. Victor says it's about Eric as he owes them an apology.
Eric runs into Nicole at the Pub. Nicole gives him his phone and asks why he didn't come into her office. Eric says he didn't want to interrupt her and Daniel's private moment. Nicole tells Eric not to worry about the interview as they have to worry about Brady.
Hope goes to the Kiriakis Mansion and Brady assures her that he's okay and turned a corner. Brady thinks she's there because she has news on Kristen.
Abigail asks EJ what he has to do with Nick and Gabi. EJ explains that Gabi came to see him and asked him to come speak to her. Abigail wonders why. EJ says Gabi felt uncomfortable after the way they left things. EJ talks about Gabi coming to him to talk to someone and being embarrassed. EJ says Gabi did something that she regrets and it was nothing more. Abigail wonders why Nick disappeared. EJ says he's in New York. Abigail talks about Nick going out of communication completely. EJ suggests he's just settling in. Abigail feels something isn't right and says if Nick did something to Gabi then he needs to own up to it. Abigail says that's why she needs to tell Hope. EJ assures her that Gabi is not in any danger. Abigail says none of this makes any sense starting with EJ being here. EJ says he couldn't agree more. EJ declares that he will tell Abigail what happened with Gabi and Nick.
Victor asks Marlena to sit with him as she deserves a proper apology. Marlena questions him thinking that's what she wants. Victor insists that it's what she is owed. Marlena then sits with him. Victor says that what he did was vicious and inexcusable and hurt a lot of people that he didn't want to. Victor apologizes and hopes she can forgive him.
Nicole explains to Eric what happened with Brady. Eric calls it unbelievable that Brady had still been using since New Year's. Nicole says Brady gets it now. Nicole hopes it was the jolt that will set him straight.
Hope tells Brady that they had a lead but it wasn't Kristen. Brady says there must be another reason why she came. Hope informs him that John called and asked her to check on Brady. Brady tells her to tell John not to worry and that he'll be in touch. Brady asks how John is. Hope says that he's good. Hope adds that John has been digging around the family history in Europe. Hope reveals that John found out that he was not the son of Colleen or Santo. Brady is shocked and mentions that he's not a Brady or a DiMera. Hope assures him that he's a Brady and will always be a part of their family. Hope says this changes nothing. Hope suggests Brady talk to John but he doesn't want to because he's angry at him and adds that he always will be.
EJ explains to Abigail how Gabi's modeling job was orchestrated by Nick and they had a big argument. EJ claims he stepped in and stopped Nick. Abigail questions what Nick did and if he hurt Gabi. EJ calms her down. Abigail feels Hope still needs to know. EJ says his first thought was to go to the police. EJ says he would've been happy to see Nick locked up after what he did to Will but it wasn't what Gabi wanted. EJ then claims he persuaded Nick to go to New York for a fresh start and not come back. EJ tells Abigail that Nick is not a threat to Gabi or anyone. Abigail asks why Gabi is so jumpy with nothing to be embarrassed about. EJ says Gabi just feels responsible and wants to move on. EJ adds that Gabi does not want to hear or think about Nick again.
Sonny worries about EJ not calling or texting back. Gabi wonders if EJ can talk Abigail down. Sonny encourages her to have faith. Gabi talks about Abigail questioning. Sonny says EJ is more than capable.
Abigail goes over EJ's story and questions why EJ is doing all of this for Gabi. EJ says Gabi is the mother of Will's child and he takes time for his family. Abigail doesn't buy it and says that something is way off.
After Hope leaves, Eric arrives to see Brady.
Victor tells Marlena that Maggie has come home. Marlena says the damage Victor has done cannot be repaired and she will never ever forgive him for it. Victor says Marlena can't forgive herself because she was just as driven as he was to bring Kristen down. Marlena says even if she forgave him, it wouldn't last because he'd show his same true colors. Marlena says she doesn't need to stick around as she finds him completely unforgivable and then she walks off.
EJ calls Abigail relentless. Abigail says that's just her. Abigail points out how it's not really EJ's family but Sami's so she thinks Sami made EJ do this. EJ tells her that Sami doesn't make him do anything. Abigail says it doesn't really matter but she is going to tell Hope what's going on as soon as she's back. EJ says if that's her decision, so be it. She questions him suddenly being fine with it. Abigail then realizes Hope is not on the island. EJ tells her that it's just them. Abigail asks if he knew Hope wasn't on the island before he came. EJ says it was the text he received. She asks why he's still trying to keep her from talking to Hope. EJ says he just wanted her to understand Gabi's perspective before she says anything that Gabi wishes she wouldn't. Abigail asks where Hope and Ciara are. EJ informs her that they are in Salem. Abigail starts to gather her things.
Sonny thinks things are taking too long. Gabi worries that Abigail won't even trust EJ. Sonny asks why she went to him then. Gabi says she went looking for Sami. Sonny admits that EJ was the best choice. They worry about it being over if Abigail senses that EJ is hiding something.
EJ stops Abigail from leaving and says he can't let her do that. She questions why Gabi doesn't want her talking to Hope. EJ informs Abigail that Gabi slept with Nick twice last year after the divorce while living with Will and Sonny. EJ adds that Gabi feels that she encouraged it and foolish for being sucked back in. Abigail doesn't see the big deal since they used to be married. Abigail then says of course that's why EJ is there. Abigail concludes that it was actually EJ who slept with Gabi and Nick got upset. Abigail accuses EJ of sleeping with Gabi.
Marlena goes to Nicole's office and brings up her still doing the story on him. Marlena says she has something else to say to her.
Eric tells Brady that Nicole told him about what happened on New Year's Eve. Brady admits it was a crappy thing to do and that he lied to a lot of people. Brady tells Eric that he has no idea of his struggle. Eric wishes he could help him. Brady asks if he can handle honesty. Brady says he looks at Eric and sees him on top of Kristen. Brady says he knows he was drugged and raped. Brady says he understands it but he can't forgive Eric. Brady adds that it may be unfair but he can't do it and that's how it has to be. Brady wants distance between them. Eric turns away and exits.
Nicole tells Marlena to go ahead. Marlena says she has no right to question Nicole's motives after what she did to her son. Marlena says Eric wants to be a priest and she can't help him so maybe Nicole can with this story. Marlena tells Nicole that she needs her to do it.
Eric returns to the Pub and runs into Hope. Hope notices he is upset and asks what's wrong. Eric says he just saw Brady. Hope notes Brady had a rough week. Eric says Brady is in so much pain and he can't help him. Eric adds that thanks to Kristen, he doesn't know if Brady will ever be able to look at him. Hope hugs him as Eric says he doesn't know if they will ever be the same.
Brady thinks back to seeing the sex tape at the wedding. Brady then pours a drink and drinks it.
EJ questions Abigail thinking he slept with Gabi. Abigail says it's not that crazy. EJ reminds her that he's engaged to Sami. Abigail says there is obviously trouble there. Abigail talks about EJ's reaction when she brought up Sami earlier so she doesn't think things are going well. EJ insists that they are fine but Abigail continues pointing out his mannerisms. Abigail says he's lying and not happy about it. EJ again notes that Abigail is relentless. EJ assures her that he and Sami are just fine. Abigail says it's the only thing that makes any sense here. She says Gabi is her best friend and she knows she could talk to her about anything so EJ being in the middle of it is the only reason for him to be involved. EJ calls it absurd. Abigail brings up EJ saying he's a bad man. EJ continues calling it absurd. Abigail doesn't think it's that ridiculous and starts to say that any woman would want to sleep with EJ but stops herself and says she needs to go find Hope. EJ and Abigail get close and end up kissing.
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