Kristen tells Tony that it will take determination and courage, but it is their future and they have to be able to live it on their terms. Eric insists that every day of their relationship will be a challenge, but Kristen assures him that it will just make every accomplishment that much sweeter. Stephanie asks to speak to Eric alone and points out that Kristen has made her position clear. If they don't support her, they will lose her forever. Stephanie acknowledges that Kristen and Tony are taking a huge risk, but she believes that with their commitment and courage they can do something miraculous with their lives. Kristen promises Tony that his virus won't keep them from achieving their dreams. Tony has to stop seeing himself as a victim and start looking at himself as a man with a future. Tony embraces Kristen. Rick tells Bridget about Amber's pregnancy, but is confused when Bridget questions whether or not Amber is happy about it. Rick insists that whatever connection there was between Amber and Deacon is behind them. Amber tells Deacon that she's carrying Rick's child and all they can do is accept it and move on. She insists that she loves her husband, but when Deacon presses her, Amber stuns him by admitting that she wants Deacon, too. She adds that it can't change anything between them. Deacon is shocked that she has finally admitted her feelings, but still refuses to act on them. Amber informs Deacon that this is goodbye.