Sofia assures Clarke that Tony would not put Kristen in danger and tells him that they have not made love. Clarke is irate when he finds out that Taylor knows, but hasn’t warned Kristen. Kristen promises Tony that he can be honest with her and they can face any problem together. He admits that he terrified he will lose her. She grabs him and urges Tony to say what’s bothering him. Tony tells her that the doctor in Miami gave him some terrible news. Kristen wants to know what Ellen’s death has to do with them. When Ridge interrupts them for dinner, he sees Kristen’s tears and demands to know what Tony has done to her. Kristen is furious with Ridge when Tony takes off. Taylor tells Kristen that Tony needs her and she must find him. Tony is hastily packing a suitcase when Kristen appears in the doorway and asks him what’s going on. Tony tells Kristen that he loves her, but can’t give her the life she wants. He finally confesses that he is HIV positive. When Rick talks about the fun he and Amber have been having with Little Eric, it breaks Deacon’s heart. Little Eric joins the party and cries out happily when he sees his “daddy.” Everyone is shocked when he runs to Deacon - not Rick!