Taylor and Ridge welcome Kristen, who says she’s in town for a few days. Kristen thinks it’s better that she stay at hotel rather than with her parents. Kristen is here to spend time with Ridge and Taylor’s children, but has no intention of contacting Stephanie. She describes the nagging letters she’s received from Stephanie, adding that Stephanie’s had a problem with every man she has ever dated. Brooke tries to make Bridget see what she’s doing to her future. Bridget is mortified when Brooke tells her that they heard her making love with Deacon over the phone. Brooke tries to convince Bridget that she is a bargaining chip and Deacon doesn’t really love her. She offers to have the marriage annulled. Alexandra tells Deacon that a car hit him and his leg is broken, but help is on the way. Eric steps forward when Deacon wants to know who hit him. Alexandra informs the police that Eric tried to kill Deacon and charges at Eric before the policemen intercede. Eric tells the police that he lost control of the car. When pressed about Alexandra’s accusation, Eric adds that Deacon is using his daughter in the vilest way. Alexandra calls Bridget and tells her that Deacon is in the hospital. Bridget rushes to Deacon’s side and is stunned to see her father in handcuffs. The police ask Deacon if he wants to press charges.