Days of Our Lives Update Wednesday 1/24/18
Written By Joseph
John and Steve finish drinking their shots. John asks if Steve is ready for another round. Steve says he's all in so John goes to the bar. Steve asks Kayla if she thinks drinking is causing his symptoms. Kayla suggests getting glasses and his vision corrected. Steve jokes with John that he's off the hook and not the cause of his problems after all. John says that's good to know as he then turns and slips something into the next shot glass..
Paul questions Will moving in at the Martin House. Will says that Eli told him there was an empty room for rent. Paul argues that he can't do this because of Sonny.
Brady says Sonny doesn't give a damn about Andre. Sonny says they don't know who bashed his head in but maybe Brady does. Brady responds that he doesn't. Sonny asks what about Eve. Eve says she has no idea at all. Sonny thinks back to overhearing Brady telling Eve that he killed Andre, not knowing that he was kidding. Sonny tells Brady and Eve that he thinks they are both lying.
Roman heads in to the interrogation room to see Anna. Anna hugs him and thanks him for coming. Roman asks how she's holding up. Anna says she just left Carrie a message and doesn't know what she will do if she can't come. Anna adds that Rafe is determined to pin Andre's murder on her so she asks if Roman will help her. Roman states that he will but she needs to tell him the truth. Roman asks if she killed Andre.
Hope tells Rafe that she hates that Roman is getting pulled into Anna's mess. They go over Anna always carrying Tony's urn everywhere. Hope can't imagine anyone being the killer but Anna if the urn turns out to be the murder weapon.
Roman asks Anna again if she killed Andre DiMera. Anna tells him to go. Roman says he wants to help her but he only can if she tells him the truth.
Steve calls John back over so he brings the shots. John asks if it's just blurry vision. Kayla insists that Steve just needs glasses. John and Steve drink the shots with Steve drinking the one that John slipped something into. Kayla calls John a bad influence and remarks that he's poisoning her husband. Steve calls John the best friend he could have and praises him. Kayla and Steve joke about Steve getting glasses. John decides he can't do this and says there is something he needs to tell them but Marlena interrupts to reveal that Andre has been murdered. Marlena informs them that he was bludgeoned to death in his office last night and they have taken Anna in for questioning.
Roman reminds Anna that she was about to confess something to him. Roman knows she had Tony's urn yesterday and the police are pretty sure the urn was the murder weapon. Roman asks if she knows how it ended up in Andre's office which Anna confirms that she does.
Will tells Paul that he's welcome to come into his room but Paul refuses. Will questions if Paul is just going to judge him then. Paul asks if this is a joke to him. Will says he just needed a place to stay and doesn't see the problem. Paul argues that Sonny will assume Will just moved in to get close to him. Will asks what if he did.
Brady asks if Sonny thinks they know something about Andre's murder. Sonny reveals he heard Brady earlier from outside the door. Eve suggests Brady tell him but Brady says Sonny seems to know everything already. Sonny goes over what he heard Brady say and tells him to come clean.
Kayla questions the police thinking Anna killed Andre. Marlena explains that the murder weapon was an urn. Steve remembers Anna having Tony's urn the other day. Marlena talks about Roman being concerned about Anna's state of mind and asking her to talk to her but she was very defensive. Kayla decides to call Roman. Marlena knows Roman cares about Anna and that he will do all he can to help if she's in trouble.
Hope notes that Roman has been in a long time. Rafe says that could be a good thing since Anna asked for an attorney so they can't question her. Rafe suggests maybe Roman is finally getting some answers out of her.
Anna admits to Roman that she was in Andre's office yesterday. Roman asks why and assures her that she can trust him. Roman tells her to take her time and tell him everything that happened. Anna informs Roman that it started when she received a letter. Anna pulls the letter out of her purse and shows it to Roman.
Kayla calls Roman and leaves a message for him to call her when he gets the message. Kayla points out that she and Steve didn't think it was a good idea for Roman to get involved with Anna again. Marlena tells John that she brought Will to see Roman about a job but didn't know he was preoccupied. Marlena asks what's on John's mind. John says it's nothing to worry about and he will call Hope about the investigation. Marlena tells John that everybody feels a little safer when he's in town. John responds that all he wants is to keep the people he loves safe. Marlena wants to talk about Paul. John asks if he's okay. Marlena says everything is fine but Will is considering a room at the Martin House because he wants to be near Paul.
Paul continues complaining about Will moving in. Will assures he didn't move in just to get close to him. Will says he can't live with Marlena anymore as he needs his own space. Will adds that he doesn't have a job but doesn't want to rely on his family for money. Will questions Paul not believing that he would choose this place. Will tells Paul that not everything is about him. Paul knows Will broke up with Sonny because he was feeling something for him which Will confirms. Paul is glad they can be honest. Will repeats that he did not move in because Paul lives here but he definitely doesn't mind that he does.
Sonny calls Brady reckless. Eve argues that he has no idea what he's talking about. Brady says it's okay as he won't hide it. Brady tells Sonny that he killed Andre. Sonny questions what he was thinking. Sonny talks about trying to rebuild the reputation of Titan and then Brady goes off and kills someone. Sonny argues that Victor didn't put Brady in charge because he's an addict and a hothead. Sonny adds that everyone around him enables him including Victor, John, and especially Eve. Eve tells him not to bring her into this. Sonny asks Eve if she's going to protect Brady because he won't do it. Sonny says he's worked too hard and won't risk losing it because of Brady. Sonny tells Brady that he will not have his back. Brady says he doesn't need him to. Sonny asks if he will turn himself in. Brady says he will take responsibility if Sonny wants to make the call. Sonny then calls the police station. Brady takes the phone and says Sonny is so weak and gullible. Brady remarks that the dumbest mistake Victor ever made was putting him in charge of Titan and soon everyone will know it.
Anna asks Roman if he understands now. Roman responds that he does after reading the letter and puts it away. Hope and Rafe walk in to ask if everything is okay. Roman says they are okay. Hope asks if there is anything they should know. Roman knows this investigation is difficult but he thinks he can clear some things up right now. Hope asks what Roman can clear up about the murder. Roman responds that Anna could not have killed Andre because she has been with him since yesterday afternoon. Hope questions that. Roman claims she was never out of his sight for more than a minute. Hope asks why Roman is lying.
Brady advises Sonny to stick around for the whole conversation next time he eavesdrops. Brady explains that he was joking about murdering Andre. Eve says he was just testing her. Brady tells Sonny that he was curious to see how much Eve thought he was capable of. Eve points out that she wasn't calling the cops like Sonny. Brady says he was nowhere near the DiMera offices and has several alibis. Sonny doesn't believe a word he says. Brady tells Sonny to go ahead and call Hope but warns that he will look like a bigger loser than he already is.
Will apologizes if he made Paul feel uncomfortable again but he was being honest. Will admits he's very attracted to Paul and feels a connection to him. Will thinks Paul feels it too. Paul doesn't want to do this. Will doesn't want to hide his feelings anymore. Will talks about his life in Memphis believing he was EJ and pretending to be straight. Paul knows it sucks pretending to be something you're not. Will says he tried with Sonny but he wants too much from him. Will feels he can be who he is with Paul. Will talks about Sami giving him a journal to start writing about his new life in Salem. Will says Sonny is not in the story and Paul's not either because he's still in love with him. Will points out that Sonny was the first thing Paul thought of when he saw him. Will tells Paul that they are going to be neighbors so he'd like it if they could be friends. Paul then helps Will carry his boxes into his room. They drop the boxes and Will and Sonny's wedding photo album spills out.
John tells Marlena that Paul is a long way from getting over Sonny. Marlena adds that Will doesn't know who he is or what he wants. Marlena then questions why John is so distracted. John claims there is just a lot going on right now. Marlena asks Kayla if there's any word from Roman yet. Kayla says he isn't calling back. Steve gets up to call Hope but gets dizzy. Marlena and Kayla sit Steve back down as John watches on.
Roman tells Hope that he's not lying about he and Anna being together since yesterday afternoon. Hope questions Roman just mentioning this now. Roman says she didn't give him a chance as she told him to stay out of it. Rafe asks for a word outside with Roman so they exit the room. Hope tells Anna that she's lucky to have Roman on her side. Hope tells Anna not to let Roman do this if she really cares about him. Hope then exits the room. Roman argues that the evidence against Anna is circumstantial without definitive proof. Roman asks if they are charging her. Hope says not at the moment so Roman wants to get her out of here. Hope wants a formal statement from Roman which he agrees to.
Sonny questions Brady thinking Andre's murder is a joke. Brady tells Sonny to stop pretending to care about Andre. Sonny says he cares about protecting this family. Eve says he has a strange way of showing it. Sonny tells Eve to stay out of it. Eve argues that she's a member of the family and company whether he likes it or not. Sonny argues that being married to Deimos for 5 minutes doesn't make her a member of the family. Eve suggest Sonny do more business instead of lurking behind closed doors. Brady remarks that Sonny has always lacked focus. Brady asks if Sonny isn't distracted by his Will scenario. Sonny says that's none of his business. Brady argues that Sonny allowed his emotions to cloud his judgment when he threw away a great marriage with Paul for one more chance with Will, who dumped him and wants nothing to do with him at all.
Will tells Paul that Sonny had him look at their wedding photos. Paul points out that he never got one of those with Sonny. Will remarks that's because he came back and ruined everything. Paul asks what he thought of the photo album. Will says it seemed like a nice wedding but he doesn't remember any of it. Will asks if Paul is going to try to get back with Sonny now that he and Sonny aren't happening. Paul responds that Sonny chose Will so he's not interested in being second choice. Will says that's good for him since he deserves someone who will always put him first. Paul asks about the rest of Will's boxes. Will says it's stuff that Sami saved for him. Will feels he's looking at someone else's things since he doesn't remember any of it. Paul thinks he should still feel something but Will doesn't know. Will pulls out a Tokyo Fab CD which Will doesn't recognize but Paul turns out to be a fan of.
Kayla checks on Steve and says he doesn't seem fine. Kayla talks about Steve having dizzy spells and blurry vision. Steve says John prescribed him a bottle of scotch. John asks if he's feeling better. Steve's vision is blurry but he claims he's good. Steve then suggests maybe John's the one they should worry about because of the guilty look on his face. Marlena questions why John would feel guilty. John admits he does feel guilty. John jokes that he's just goaded Steve into drinking more than he can handle. Steve assures that he can handle plenty. Steve says he'll go to the eye doctor tomorrow and see perfectly. Steve challenges John to a drinking contest which Kayla and Marlena are not supportive of.
Sonny questions Brady attacking his relationship with Will while he's with Eve. Eve asks what that means. Sonny asks Eve how many rich guys she's screwed over for their cash. Brady asks if personal insults is all he has left since losing his grip at Titan. Sonny says he used to think Brady supported him and cared about the family and company but he only cared about the CEO position. Sonny argues that Victor doesn't think Brady deserves it because he continues to disappoint and let him down. Sonny brings up Brady falling off the wagon and asks how long he'll last being sober. Sonny remarks that everyone used to think Theresa dragged Brady down while he's starting to think it's the other way around. Eve tells him not to drag Theresa into this. Sonny suggests Eve follow in her sister's footsteps and stay away from Brady. Brady says Eve knows what she's doing. Sonny tells Eve that Brady is using her and she will feel sorry that she ever got in bed with him. Sonny then walks out.
Paul has Will listen to the Tokyo Fab CD which is a heavy metal Beatles cover band. Paul explains how they are his favorite band. Paul talks about feeling like a fool and a fraud pretending to be a ladies man as a baseball player. Will guesses he has a new favorite band. Paul mentions having tickets to see them in a few weeks in Chicago and he was going to go with Sonny but Sonny hates them. Will swears he could remember the lyrics while listening and jokes that he didn't speak Japanese. Will wants to listen to every song now. Paul mentions having a bootleg MP3 and says he will get one for Will. Will says he knows where to find him as his neighbor. Paul offers his hand as friends which Will accepts. Paul then exits the room.
Roman brings Anna back to the Pub. They stop outside where Anna questions why Roman lied for her at the station. Roman wanted to buy them some time to learn more about the letter starting with who wrote it. Anna tells him that she found it in her purse. Roman instructs Anna to read it out loud so he can listen to every word. Anna reads the letter which says "Dear Anna, You don't know me but I thought it would interest you to know that Andre DiMera killed your beloved Tony. He was at University Hospital the night that Tony died, don't you think he should pay for that?" Roman concludes that whoever wrote it knew she wanted revenge for Tony's death but questions who would benefit from Anna going after Andre.
Eve tells Brady that picking a fight with Sonny probably wasn't the greatest idea. Brady feels he asked for it. Eve calls it not a winning strategy. Brady asks what she thinks about what Sonny said about him using her. Brady thought he saw doubt in her eyes. Eve says she is fully aware of what he's capable of and she trusts that what they have is real as she kisses him. Brady points out that Eve didn't tell Sonny that he was drinking again. Eve says it's none of his business and nothing can divide them now. Eve and Brady agree their real enemies are Sonny and Victor and the whole company will be theirs. Brady declares that Sonny lost Will and now they will make sure he loses everything else as they kiss.
Will sits in his room looking through he and Sonny's wedding photo album. Will closes it and puts it back in the box then picks up his journal and begins to write about today he made a new friend named Paul.
Marlena and John walk through the town square where Marlena asks John if he's worried about Steve. John says not really. Marlena thought it might be something really serious. John assures he'll be alright as one of the toughest guys he knows. Marlena brings up Kayla saying it's just a vision problem so he'll get glasses and be alright.
Steve tells Kayla that she's making him nervous by staring at him. Kayla wants to get him checked out to be safe. Steve assures he'll go to the eye doctor tomorrow. Kayla suggests he stop all this drinking. Steve insists the drinking won't kill him as they kiss. Kayla wonders why Roman hasn't called her back. Steve is sure he has a good reason. Kayla mentions that he could be busy with a woman who might be a murderer.
Rafe tells Hope that they will do their best to protect Roman but he hopes he's telling the truth. Hope responds that right now all signs point to Anna as the one who killed Andre and that Roman is protecting her.
Anna tells Roman that she has no idea who would write her a letter like that. They agree that they were trying to provoke her into hurting Andre. Anna says she did just that. Roman tells her not to say another word about that to anyone until they figure out who wrote the letter and why. Roman hugs Anna while someone watches them from the bushes.
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