Taylor is concerned and wonders how much Ridge knows about Kristen's relationship with Tony. Kristen spots her brother and Taylor and wants to take Tony over to say hello. Kristen introduces them and Tony is stunned when Taylor turns to face him. Ridge invites Tony and Kristen to join them for a drink. Taylor questions them about their after dinner plans. Distraught, Brooke calls Ridge and begs him to come up to the cabin because Thorne walked out on her. Kristen notes that Taylor seems to make Tony nervous, but assures him that Taylor's been very supportive. Taylor catches Tony alone and tells him that she's the only thing standing between Kristen and disaster. Tony swears that if Taylor says one word to Kristen, she'll never practice again. Taylor insists that somebody has to tell Kristen. Thorne sits alone in his car, wondering how he could have been so stupid to ignore everyone's warnings about Brooke. He particularly recalls Macy's words. He thinks about all he and Brooke have been through and realizes that Brooke does really love him. He heads back to the cabin, hoping Brooke is still there. Brooke recounts her conversation with Deacon, and Ridge realizes what it must have done to Thorne to hear those words. Brooke is afraid she may have lost him. Ridge is embracing Brooke as Thorne returns.