Brooke can’t believe Stephanie is celebrating when her son is in pain. Stephanie tells Brooke that she has no idea what real love is. As long as Brooke continues to act without integrity or human decency, then rejection will be her destiny. Stephanie wishes Thorne had realized the truth about Brooke before he lost the one woman who truly loved him. Brooke realizes that Stephanie still blames her for Macy’s death. She insists that she loves Thorne, but Stephanie fires back that Brooke has never gotten over Ridge and she never will. Stephanie taunts Brooke, wondering who her next victim will be. They’re fresh out of Forresters! When Stephanie is gone, Brooke promises that if Stephanie thinks she’ll never have to deal with Brooke again, she couldn’t be more wrong. Ridge tries to convince Thorne that Brooke is committed to him, but Thorne is ready to face the truth. He sadly acknowledges that if he’d opened his eyes sooner, maybe Macy would still be alive. Taylor warns Ridge about his sympathy for Brooke, but Ridge refuses to turn his back on her. Thorne visits Macy’s grave and tells her how sorry he is. He remembers their dinner together in Big Bear and wonders why he couldn’t see what they had. Just then, Thorne feels a woman’s hand on his shoulder.