Thorne tells Rick that he has a right to be angry, but urges him to take some time to think before he does anything. Darla informs Clarke that Tony and Kristen are back together. Clarke assures her that Eric will never stand for it. Clarke is astonished to hear that Kristen is even considering a physical relationship with Tony. Eric reminds Tony that he promised to stay away from Kristen. He says that a physical relationship between Kristen and Tony is completely out of the question. Eric respects Tony's commitment to Kristen, but reminds him that their decision to be a couple is about more than intimacy. Eric reminds Tony that eventually his HIV will become AIDS. Thorne breaks the news to Brooke about Amber's pregnancy. He adds that they need to get Bridget away from Deacon before something awful happens. Brooke realizes that Bridget needs her and decides to do whatever it takes to end her daughter’s marriage. Kristen promises Tony that they will face their challenges together. When Tony asks Kristen to tell him why she is so determined to be with him, Kristen tells Tony that he is the love of her life and asks him to marry her. Brooke calls Deacon in and informs him that she's come to her senses and is going to stop focusing on herself. She's going to put all of her energy into getting him out of Bridget's life. Eric asks Sally to call him if she ever sees Kristen in the building because he doesn't want her around Tony.