Stephanie insists on seeing the photos and demands that Brooke tell her where they came from, realizing Brooke must have shown them to Amber. Stephanie claims that the only thing the pictures prove is that Brooke is as manipulative as ever. Brooke doesn’t want Stephanie telling Rick the truth so he’ll understand why he saw Amber in Deacon’s arms. Stephanie wants Brooke to prove her respect for her and let Amber and Rick plan their future without Brooke’s interference. Brooke begs Stephanie not to tell Rick about the pictures. Rick tells Bridget that he and Amber broke up. Bridget can’t believe that Rick ended the relationship without letting Amber explain what was really going on with Deacon. When Rick admits he still loves Amber, Bridget urges him to reach out to her. Amber tells Deacon that she never really had a chance with Rick because he was so far out of her league. Deacon has Alexandra bring little Eric to Amber to cheer her up. When Amber is asleep, Deacon carries her out, explaining to Alexandra that he has a surprise for Amber and that they’re going to come back as husband and wife. Rick tries calling on Amber’s cell phone, but Deacon ignores it.