Concerned about a possible scandal, Eric questions Ridge about Brooke. Ridge admits that he and Brooke have always been close, but that doesn’t mean he wants to break up his marriage. Eric advises Ridge to be careful around Brooke and not to underestimate her. Taylor tells Brooke that she is delusional and that Ridge is totally devoted to his family. She urges her to get out of town and distance herself from this obsession. Brooke insists that it’s time for all of them to face the truth that the connection she shares with Ridge is stronger than ever. Taylor thinks Brooke is sick for trying to seduce a man with three children. Brooke explains that she’s trying to correct a mistake. Taylor orders Brooke to leave her family alone. Hearing their voices, Ridge comes in. Taylor tells Ridge that Brooke has admitted she wants him back - whatever the cost - and Taylor is not going to let that happen. Amber surprises Deacon by dressing Little Eric up like a greaser with his hair slicked back and wearing the leather jacket that Deacon gave him. Later, Deacon and Amber panic when they realize that the boy is hot and feverish. Eric is stunned when Massimo appears in his office. Eric tells him that Stephanie is out of the country - and that she wouldn’t want to see him if she were in town!