A stunned Abigail runs out after seeing Rick in bed with Claire. Rick awakens and chases after her. Claire tries to apologize to Abby, but Rick tells her to shut up. Rick catches up with Abby and assures her that nothing happened. Abby says she doesn't believe Claire's tricks, but she also tells Rick that their problems cannot be resolved. Rick begs her to try, but realizing it's hopeless, they share a tearful goodbye and Abby leaves town. Meanwhile, Harley comforts Rick and blasts Claire for her interference in Rick's marriage. After discussing Cassie's possible fertility problems, Richard and Cassie agree to see a doctor. Richard decides to secretly arrange a visit to fertility specialist on a neighboring island under the guise of a family vacation to avoid scrutiny from the press. After Lillian learns from Harley that Phillip is bringing a custody suit against Beth to try and claim his children, she joins Ross in urging Phillip to reconsider. Phillip argues passionately that his children are most important to him and he will not allow them to be taken away. After Phillip leaves, Ross tells Lillian that he has a plan that will solve everything - but it's one that Phillip may not like.