Abigail prepares for surgery, and Reva, Cassie and Rick rally around her. Priscilla makes one last attempt to dissuade Abigail from having surgery, but she remains firm in her decision. Abigail is wheeled into the operating room, and they express their anticipation of Abigail being able to hear Rick's words of love. Reva talks to Dr. Bradford about her memories, and he suggests that hypnosis might help her learn about her lost years. She agrees to talk to Josh about it. In the elevator, Ben confronts Blake about her inability to take his help. She admits she can't trust herself around him. They have an honest conversation, in which Ben acknowledges his lies but also gets Blake to admit that she never gave 100% of herself in the relationship. She also expresses her concern about Ben's safety now that he's left Carmen's business. Ross talks with Cassie about his feelings for Blake. Cassie notes how close they were at the wedding, and Ross calls her a romantic. Ross later heads to Towers and finds Blake confronting Carmen about Ben's welfare. Blake knows how this looks to Ross, and says she can explain.... Bill visits Pilar and notices that the clock in Carmen's living room has stopped at the time of the shooting - 9:15. He tries to get Pilar to leave the house, wanting her to stop hiding. He tells her how much they have in common - but they realize that their tastes are completely dissimilar. Never the less, Bill pulls her into a kiss. Finding Danny at Towers, Michelle tries to tell him that Carmen was behind the shooting, but Danny doesn't believe her. Distracted by his desire for revenge, he tells Michelle to keep away from him, that he doesn't want her to be in danger. Later, he finds Ben and pointedly warns him that he's promised to destroy the man who tried to kill Carmen. When he leaves Ben alone, Ben realizes at once that Carmen is setting him up.