As Eric tries to convince Ridge not to leave the company Ridge tries to make him see that he has been duped by Rick. Thorne doesn't think his father viewing what happens in Owen's new office is a good idea. Rick's new attitude surprises his mother. Thorne doesn't tell his mother the real reason why Eric gave Owen a job again at the company. Rick enjoys giving Steffy a hard time at work and demands that everything with Ridge's name on be removed. Rick is furious after his mother tells him that she has decided that she is pressing ahead with her marriage to Ridge. Rick decides to use Steffy in his latest plan to make sure that his mother and Ridge don't end up together.