Eric points out to Kristen that as long as she is with Tony, she'll have to keep her most powerful emotions in check. Kristen insists that they've made their decision and there is nothing Eric can say to change their minds. Tony happily tells Sally that after everything he's been through, he can finally see something good in his future. Sally hugs Tony and instructs him to call Kristen so they can celebrate at Las Olas. Tony tells Sofia that he and Kristen can have a full, beautiful, intimate relationship. Eric confronts Tony, who explains that he can't transmit HIV to Kristen as long as they follow the rules. Tony asks Eric to give them his blessing for Kristen's sake, acknowledging that there will be times when she will need her family's support. Stephanie tells Brooke that she's brought nothing but scandal and misery into their lives. She adds that her sons have seen Brooke for what she really is and that they want nothing to do with her. Stephanie's family has survived Brooke's treachery. After all these years, Stephanie has finally won out over Brooke.