As Bridget spends some time with Jack, Jackie wonders what might have been if Nicole had not died. Eric asks Nick if he is going to agree to his terms. Stephanie shares her theories about Rick with Ridge. Nick agrees to accept Eric's deal. Steffy attempts to convince herself that she really has no future with Rick. Stephanie becomes even more convinced of Rick's guilt when she finds out that Eric has decided not to pursue the person who gave away the designs. Nick informs his mother of the deal he made with Eric. Steffy informs Bridget that she is determined not to give in to how she is feeling. Rick thinks that his father should fire him for what he has done. After Eric leaves, Stephanie issues a threat to Rick.