Brooke wants to speak her son on his own. Ridge talks to his daughter. Ridge hopes that Brooke is saying the right things to Rick. Rick insists to his mother that his relationship with Steffy came as a surprise to him too and he wonders if she is going to side with Ridge and insist that he be fired from his job. Brooke feels bad after agreeing that Rick should be fired and Ridge tells him he has just one hour to pack his belongings and leave the company. Rick asks Steffy to become his wife.