Annie tries to cover in front of Gregory. Ben gives in and tells Maria that he loves her. Ben tells Dr. Estrada that Maria seems to have forgotten everything that has happened since the night of the accident. Dr. Estrada tells him that if he tells Maria about his relationship with Meg she could suffer a complete nervous breakdown. Meg feels responsible for Maria's fall and tells Ben that she heard him tell Maria that he loves her. Ben tries to convince her that it's her that he really loves.
When Cole is told by Rose that Trey is ill he doesn't go to the alley to meet Caitlin. Annie admits the truth to Gregory but says she only did it because Trey is Cole and Olivia's son and not his. Ricardo and Ben agree to put the past behind them. Ben begs Meg to return home and Maria sees them kissing. Virginia tells Vanessa that she knows her secret and that she has to tell Michael the truth.
Annie and Gregory arrive in the alley to stop Caitlin form telling Cole the truth. Cole demands to know why Caitlin is there with a briefcase full of money. Michael finds the letter from Dr. Green to Vanessa before she can tell him him about it. Amy stops Sean and Emily from making love by setting off the fire alarm.
Francesca tries to cause problems for Olivia and AJ. Gregory and Annie manage to cover for Caitlin when Gregory tells Cole that he gave Caitlin the money to bribe Francesca to leave town. Gregory tells Caitlin that he knows Annie got Trey for her and promises her that the blackmailer wont bother her again. Vanessa admits the truth to Michael as Tyus shows up.
Francesca blackmails Gregory into working with her to split up Cole and Caitlin after telling him that she knows all of his family's secrets. Michael fights with Tyus and Vanessa is forced to pull them apart. Tyus asks Vanessa why he didn't tell her the truth and that he wants to a part of the baby's life.
Gabi questions Antonio about his feelings towards her. Meg moves back into Surf Central. Michael refuses to listen to Vanessa.
Both Maria and Meg vow to fight for Ben. Sara agrees to help Tim with his quest to win Meg back if it keeps her away from Casey. Ricardo isn't happy when he learns that Gabi has been offered a special assignment. Antonio is determined to leave town.
Caitlin tells Olivia that Gregory has found out that Trey isn't her real son. AJ tells Cole his theories about Olivia's baby still being alive and Cole promises to help him find him. Annie arranges for Gregory's paternity test to come back negative.
Cole and AJ try to locate Dr. Brock. Bette realizes that Francesca knows about Cole and Olivia's affair. Tyus decides not to leave Sunset Beach and when Vanessa returns home she finds Michael packing up his belongings.
Gregory wants Francesca to seduce AJ to make Olivia suffer. Olivia wants AJ to stop trying to find out what happened to her baby and admits to him that she is falling in love with him. Gabi admits to Antonio that she will miss him when he leaves town.
Francesca threatens Olivia. Francesca agrees to help Gregory with his plan. Gregory pressurizes the doctor into admitting that Trey is his son. Francesca plants cameras so that she film herself seducing AJ.
Francesca is determined to win Cole back at any cost. Antonio admits to Maria that he has feelings towards Gabi and she offers him some advise. The embezzler hears Gabi telling Antonio that she should know who he is by tomorrow. Gerald, the embezzler, decides Gabi must be silenced. Michael tries to find out what Virginia has been up to.
Maria wants Ben to go away away with her hoping that he will fall in love with her again. Sara sees Casey comforting Meg. After discovering the truth Michael confronts Virginia. Karen, a friend of Gerald's confesses to Antonio his plan. Antonio rushes off to save Gabi. Gerald taunts Ricardo that Gabi is going to die. Antonio shows up as Gerald's bomb goes off.
Ben finds Meg and her car when he leaves the hotel to get some wine. Vanessa goes onto early labor and is rushed to the hospital. Michael tells her that he knows the child she is carrying is his and Vanessa tells him what Virginia did to her. When Antonio and Gabi realize that they might die they share a kiss.
Bette offers Annie some advise. Annie tells Cole that unless he stops looking into her involvement with Dr. Brock she will tell Caitlin about his affair with Olivia. After it starts raining Ben and Meg have to take shelter in an abandoned house. Gabi and Antonio make love and as Antonio promises to love her forever they hear Ricardo calling out to them.
Olivia issues a warning to Amy. Antonio is trapped under more falling debris but Ricardo manages to free him. After getting the upper hand on Annie, Cole learns from her that Olivia already knows the truth about what happened to her baby.
Vanessa learns that she has lost the baby. Michael takes Virginia to the hospital to face both Vanessa and Tyus. Meg tells Sara and Casey that she is back together with Ben and Sara is worried that Tim will spill the beans that she has been working with him. Ben tells Maria that his future is with Meg. Gabi stops Antonio from telling Ricardo what happened between them.
Olivia tries to convince Cole to stop trying to find out what happened to her baby. AJ catches Francesca in his room and ends up kissing her as Olivia walks in. Maria feels as if Meg has stolen Ben from her. Antonio asks God for guidance.
Antonio tells Gabi that he will never tell Ricardo the truth about what happened and he makes plans to leave town. Olivia tells AJ that she saw him kissing Francesca and that things are over between them. Francesca decides to blackmail Gabi with the videotape.
As Annie looks through Francesca's room to find out what she and Gregory are up to a gloved hand from behind covers her mouth. When Cole and Caitlin learn that Trey needs a blood transfusion Caitlin is worried that the truth will come out. Francesca tell Gabi what she wants in return for the videotape.
Maria decides to give Ben the divorce he wants. A mysterious woman and child head to Sunset Beach. Caitlin explains to Cole how their baby died and how she couldn't tell him. Antonio tries unsuccessfully to get the tape from Francesca. Somebody shows up at Francesca's door with a gun.
Tim blackmails Sara into talking to her parents about giving him a job. Casey arranges a romantic surprise for Sara. Gregory stops Annie from interrupting Caitlin as she tells Cole how Annie got Trey for her. Cole refuses to forgive Caitlin. Annie tells Cole how Olivia has known for some time that Trey is her son. Olivia ends up being the person at Francesca's door but she manages to turn the tables on her.
Gregory listens in as Cole confronts Olivia with the truth. Gabi manages to cover as to why she is in the evidence room in front of Ricardo. AJ is determined to make things right with Olivia.
Gregory demands to know from Olivia whether he or Cole is Trey's father. Caitlin returns home to hear Olivia taunting Annie and learns the fact that Olivia is Trey's real mother. Bette discovers AJ trying to strangle Francesca.
Maria tells Meg and Ben that she wants to go to the Dominican Republic for a quick divorce with Ben. When Maria tells her mother what she plans to do, Carmen insists that her marriage to Ben isn't over. Cole, Olivia and Gregory stop Caitlin from attacking Annie and Cole reassures her that he still loves her. Catlin doesn't want to lose Trey. Francesca refuses to give Gabi more time to come up with the money. Gabi and Antonio are worried that the truth is going to come out.
Gabi tells Antonio that the only way to stop Francesca telling Ricardo the truth is to kill her. Francesca tells Caitlin about Cole's affair with Olivia. AJ is arrested for trying to strange Francesca. Vanessa begs Michael to let her prove her love for him. Caitlin asks Cole if he slept with her mother.
Annie is offered a deal by the DA. When Gregory again refuses to pay her, Francesca makes plans to kidnap Trey. Caitlin finds it difficult accepting the fact that Cole slept with her mother even though they didn't know who each other was. Olivia wishes that she had killed Francesca whilst she had the chance.
Bette bails AJ out at the police station. Annie tells Francesca that she knows what she is up to. Cole finds Olivia's gun whilst looking around Francesca's hotel room. Francesca manages to get hold of Trey and then calls Cole to let him know that she has him. Francesca is confronted by an unseen person that she obviously recognizes and is shot. The woman who was on the plane shows up at Ben's door with a child called Benjy who asks her if this is where his daddy lives.
Ben is shocked when the woman introduces herself as Tess and declares that Benjy is his and Maria's son. Amy and Brad find Trey in a car alone. Francesca falls out of a giant birthday cake in front of all the potential people who could of shot her and shouts out the word 'you'.
Meg accuses Tess of lying. Tess tells Maria, Ben and Meg that she lived with Maria and Benjy in Seattle and that she is Benjy's nanny. Ricardo tries to save Francesca's life and she is taken to the hospital. Ricardo tries to find out from her who shot her and she says one word 'Antonio'.
Meg shares her concerns with Ben that Tess could be lying. Bette is shocked that even Annie could sink that low as to give Olivia's baby to Caitlin. When Francesca recovers she begs Antonio to forgive her for trying to blackmail him. When he doesn't answer she accuses Gabi of shooting her.
Ben tries to reassure Meg that his future is still with her. Annie is caught before she can finish Francesca off. Everybody blames everybody else for Francesca's shooting.
Cole begs Caitlin to give him another chance. Ricardo believes that he is close to discovering who shot Francesca. Emily tries to convince Sean to forgive Olivia for sleeping with Cole. Cole sneaks into Francesca's hospital room.
Ricardo walks into Francesca's room as she suffers a fatal heart attack. Everybody claims that they didn't shoot Francesca. Francesca is greeted in hell by Del and Eddie.
Gabi tries to retrieve the tape from Francesca's room but is caught by Ricardo. Tess tries to prove to Ben that Benjy is really his and Maria's son. Tim sees what is happening as a chance to try and win back Meg and he tries to blackmail Sara into helping him. Maria asks her mother to read the cards for her.
Antonio manages to stop Officer Spencer from watching the tape. Cole threatens Annie. Gregory fills Caitlin in on his plan to keep Trey away from Olivia.
Antonio and Gabi desperately try and stop Ricardo from watching the tape. Ben tries to reassure Meg that he is her that hr wants to be with even if Benjy ends up being his son. Gregory tells Caitlin that she must chose between Cole and Trey.
Cole tells Olivia that he will not let her hurt Caitlin. Amy blackmails Olivia when she tries to kick her out. The paternity results prove that Ben is Benjy's father. Tim decides not to tell Casey that Sara has been helping him to try and win Meg back. When Cole sees Caitlin with Trey he vows to make sure that he is isn't taken away from her.
Antonio lies to Ricardo to cover for Gabi. Caitlin tells Sean about Olivia's plan to keep Trey away from her. Maria asks Tess to help her fill in the missing years.
Caitlin explains to Cole why she has to work with her father to keep Trey. Amy gives Olivia an alibi for the time Francesca was shot. Caitlin decides tot try and make her mother look like the only suspect in Francesca's shooting. Casey warns Sara not to interfere in what is going on between Meg, Ben and Maria. Meg agrees to let Tess and Benjy move in with her and Ben. Maria also agrees to the idea as long as she can move back in to.
Ben reluctantly agrees to let Maria move back in. Caitlin is upset when Sean takes Olivia's side. Michael agrees to try and start over with Vanessa. An unseen person hides a gun at Bette's place.
Maria and Meg resolve to do what is best for Benjy. When Maria sees Ben and Meg kissing she realizes that she loves him more than ever. Annie finds Olivia's gun hidden in the turkey at Bette's house.
Casey informs Meg that he has found out that the Liberty Coperation has been dumping more waste into the baby than the allowable limit. Tim meets Tess. Caitlin has doubts about divorcing Cole. Whilst waiting for Cole, Caitlin finds the gun Annie planted in his coat pocket. Antonio tells Gabi that they will be forced to spend the night in the cabin. An attempted robbery end up with Ricardo being shot.
Olivia shares her suspicions with Bette that Gregory is trying to frame her for Francesca's murder. Officer Spence finds the gun in Caitlin's possession and she is taken to the police station for questioning. Caitlin claims the gun is after and after ballistic tests are carried out on it Caitlin is read her rights. After Olivia throws Amy out Emily convinces Sean to let her stay at the Richards' house.
Benjy gives Meg a hard time. Caitlin tries to convince the DA that she killed Francesca. Everybody is shocked by Caitlin's confession and Cole begs her to change her mind. Antonio and Gabi are determined to tell Ricardo the truth. When Gabi finally returns home she finds Carmen waiting for her.
Caitlin tells Sean that she found the gun in Cole's pocket and that she confessed to the crime as she knows Gregory will be able to clear her name. Sean tells Cole that Caitlin found the gun in his pocket. Gabi manages to get her hands on a copy the inventory of Francesca's hotel and goes over it with Antonio. Carmen tries to see things through Gabi's eyes and she sees her with Antonio. Ricardo is certain that Caitlin didn't shoot Francesca.
Bette is able to help Antonio and Gabi in their quest to find the tape. Cole realizes that Annie planted the gun in his coat pocket. Gabi and Antonio head to the library to try and find the tape. Meg looks through Tess' room. Dr. Estrada is unable to help Maria remember the missing five years from her memory.
Tess catches Meg in her room. Ben asks Tess to move out. Maria goes to see Mrs. Moreau to see if she can help her regain memories of the five missing years. Michael and Vanessa share a kiss. Gabi and Antonio are forced to cover when Ricardo shows up at the library also looking for the tape.
Mrs. Moreau tells Maria that she might remember things that she would rather she didn't and Maria leaves. When Benjy becomes upset at the idea of Tess leaving Ben changes his mind. Tess tells Tim about catching Meg snooping through her things. When Ricardo has a relapse Gabi manges to get the tape but later Carmen sees it in her purse.
Cole goes over all the motives that the other suspects in Francesca's murder case have. AJ is furious when he learns from Gregory that h paid Francesca to try and seduce him and ruin his relationship with Olivia. Gregory catches Annie reading a file on Francesca that he had hidden in his desk. Cole tells Sean that he is sure that Annie killed Francesca. Ricardo wonders why Gabi had a tape in her purse after his mother gave it to him but once again Gabi manages to cover. Gabi decides to watch the tape to make sure it's the correct one as Carmen shows up at the door.
Meg offers to look after Benjy when both Maria and Ben have to go out. Annie asks Cole to help her prove that Gregory killed Francesca. Annie and Cole manage to avoid Ben catching them looking through Gregory's safe. Benjy is upset when Meg makes him give back a kitten he found to it's owner. Ben discovers that Maria has gone to see Mrs. Moreau and Vanessa warns him that she is dangerous. Carmen pretends to befriend Gabi so that she can switch the tape in her purse. Antonio and Gabi burn the tape unaware that Carmen has switched it with another.
Maria asks her mother to leave when she refuses to stop trying to stop the wedding. Michael and Vanessa decide to start a fresh in their relationship. Ben explains to Benjy that he intends to spend the rest of his life with Meg.
Brad wants Sean to be his partner in an extreme sports competition. When Amy finds out she urges Brad to ask Emily to be his partner instead so that she can team up with Sean. Bette argues with Annie and throws her out. Carmen plots to make sure that Ricardo sees the videotape before the wedding.
Cole tells Caitlin that he is close to clearing her name. Olivia is freaked out by a call with Francesca's voice on the other end. Meg is furious when she learns that Sara has been interfering in her life once again.
Carmen manages to retrieve the tape. Carmen is shocked when she watches the tape and finds out that Antonio is the secret other man in Gabi's life. Sara asks Casey if his feelings towards her sister run deeper than just friendship.
Meg tells Ben that she needs some time alone to sort out her emotions. Maria shares her concerns about Tess with Annie. Carmen vows to stop Ricardo from marrying Gabi whatever the cost.
Olivia continues to be haunted by Francesca. Casey accuses Sara of being behind Meg and Ben's problems and Sara accuses him of being in love with Meg. Amy gets her wish when Sean asks her to partner him in the extreme sports competition. Gregory tells Caitlin that he is getting her released from jail.
A mysterious woman dressed in black breaks into Olivia's house and leaves a note saying that she is back. Meg tells Maria that she is going away for a few days. Carmen tells Gabi that she destroyed the wrong tape and that she has it. Carmen tells Gabi that she has to leave town immediately if she doesn't want her secret being exposed.
Caitlin refuses to take back her confession. Olivia continues to insist that Francesca isn't dead. Gabi decides to go ahead with the wedding. Tim tries to reassure Tess that not everyone hates her and they share another kiss.
Olivia remains convinced that Francesca is still alive and AJ challenges Gregory get a copy of her autopsy report to prove that she is dead. Cole goes to see Caitlin. Gregory forces Tyus to show his the report and he notices a discrepancy. Gabi faints as she is about to say her vows and as she recovers Carmen tries to force her to stop the wedding once again. Ben tells Meg that he isn't going to give up on her.
Gabi realizes that she can't marry Ricardo and leaves to spare him from knowing that she slept with his brother. Carmen is pleased that she has got her way.
Before Antonio can admit the truth to his bother Ricardo takes off believing the other man he is referring to is Gabi's father. Ricardo and Antonio find a farewell note from Gabi asking them to not come looking for her. Meg is frantic when she cant find Benjy. Ben receives a call from somebody who has taken Benjy. Michael and Vanessa enjoy some time together alone.
The kidnapper demands money from Ben and afterwards Ben tells everyone not to go to the police. Caitlin admits to Bette that she still loves Cole even though she cant trust him. Olivia tells AJ that she believes Gregory is behind Francesca's calls to try and keep Trey away from her. Michael tells Vanessa that nothing will come between them again.
Annie offers to help Gregory with his plan to destroy Olivia. Ben stops Maria from calling Ricardo. The kidnapper arranges to meet Ben under the pier and Casey decides to follow him to the meeting. When Ben shows up somebody pulls a gun on him.
Ben manages to disarm the kidnapper. Casey finds a key with an address on it in the kidnapper's pocket and Ben sets off with the key. The kidnapper manages to get away after the others show up and Tess says that she can see somebody moving in the shadows. Benjy accidentally breaks a gas line as he tries to turn on a light and Ben smells the gas as he shows up. As Ben opens the door there is an explosion. Olivia receives another call from Francesca telling her to meet her in one hour at a power plant.
After recovering from the explosion, Ben rescues Benjy. Carmen decides to keep the videotape in case Carmen decides to ever return to town. AJ and Gregory both make plans to follow Olivia to her meeting with Francesca.
Meg int erupts Sara's attempts to romance Casey. Tess thanks Benjy for going along with her plan to reunite Ben and Maria and also thanks him for not admitting the truth to Ricardo. Gregory is surprised when Francesca turns out to be Annie in a wig and Cole steps out of the shadows. Gregory learns that they tricked him into believing Francesca was still alive so that they could tape his confession. Gregory manages to get the upper hand when he takes Annie hostage.
Tess is furious with the kidnapper called Jake for putting Benjy in real danger. After forcing him to leave town she congratulates herself for destroying Meg and Ben's relationship as Tim shows up. After Cole is forced to drop the gun Annie tries to convince Gregory not to kill them. When Cole and Gregory struggle a shot can be heard and Annie screams out.
Gregory manages to get away when the police show up. As Olivia and Caitlin try to reconnect Gregory shows up at the house. Gregory tries to convince Caitlin to take Trey and flee with him. Meg sees Ben hugging Maria. Tim tells Tess that he has put all the pieces of the jigsaw together concerning Benjy's kidnapping and demands that she tell him the truth otherwise he will go to Meg.
Annie and Cole tell Spence their claims that Gregory killed Francesca and manage to get away as Ricardo shows up. Spence tells him their claims. When Olivia tries to stop Gregory from leaving with Trey he attacks her. Tess tells Tim that that she isn't really Benjy's nanny and that Maria had paid her to come to town to split Meg and Ben up. Tess tells Tim that she has fallen in love with him. Cole and Annie find Olivia.
Meg insists to Ben that she has to leave. Tess throws herself at Tim to stop him from telling Meg the truth. Caitlin realizes that her father killed Francesca. Cole and Annie manage to revive Olivia as Ricardo shows up. Olivia admits that Gregory attacked her but she cant believe that he could be Francesca's killer. Annie and Cole admit that they have been working together to expose the truth.
Tim suggests to Tess that they should push Meg into the arms of Casey to keep her away from Ben. Cole is determined to find Caitlin and Trey. Gregory agrees to allow Caitlin to call Cole but he takes the phone from her before she can speak.
Gregory tells Cole he will never see Caitlin or Trey again. Cole gets a lead on Gregory's whereabouts.
Spence agrees to help Antonio track down Gabi. Cole manages to get Caitlin and Trey away from Gregory and after Gregory gets away he heads off after him. Emily agrees to look after Trey whilst Caitlin and Sean set off after both of them.
Casey gives Sara a key to Surf Central. Tess reminds Benjy that they must work together if his parents are to be reunited. Tess tells Tim that Meg has moved back into Surf Central. Tess is worried when she hears Sara telling her parents that she is also moving into Surf Central. Meg tells Ben that she is resigning. Caitlin is distraught when the search for her father is given up.
Antonio tells Maria that he is determined to bring Gabi back to town. As Gabi makes plans to leave El Paso, Antonio arrives in town. Ben manages to convince Meg not to leave the company. Ricardo finds the videotape whilst visiting his mother. Tess is determined that Casey will be with Meg and not Sara.
Emily comforts Sea over the loss of his father which Amy witnesses. Annie realizes that with Gregory gone she is rich. Carmen manages to stop Ricardo from watching the tape. Ricardo learns that Antonio is looking for Gabi. When Antonio shows up at the motel looking for Gabi, her friend covers for her. Antonio returns later though and Gabi bumps straight into him. Amy is determined to get a love potion from Mrs. Moreau to use on Sean.
Caitlin tells Cole he is not to blame for her father's death and they make love. Gregory is revealed as still being alive when he drags himself out of the ocean. Gabi tells Antonio that she can never return to Sunset Beach and as she is about to tell him that Carmen knows what happened between them Ricardo shows up. When Amy goes to see Mrs. Moreau she refuses to give her a love a potion.
Gabi asks Antonio not to tell Ricardo that he has seen her and Antonio goes along with her request. Gabi tells Antonio that his mother has the tape. Gregory vows to get even with Annie and Cole. Mrs. Moreau has a change of heart and decides to help Amy after all. She issues Amy with a warning though before she leaves.
The charges against Caitlin are dropped. Annie thinks about telling Cole that there is a possibility that he is Trey's real father after all. Amy gives Sean some of the potion she got from Mrs. Moreau. Antonio confronts his mother as Ricardo manages to catch up with Gabi.
Vanessa and Bette go back over all the major events that have happened in Sunset Beach recently.
Vanessa is promoted at the newspaper and is surprised by Michael. Ricardo persuades Gabi to return to Sunset Beach with him. Antonio takes the photos and videotape from his mother. Maria shares her concerns about Tess with Ben. Tess continues to drive a wedge between Meg and Ben.
Ben tries to find out more about Tess as she continues to make Meg doubt Ben. AJ tells Cole about his plans to marry Olivia and adopt Trey but Cole isn't happy about AJ becoming Trey's father. After returning to town Gregory stalks Cole.
After returning home Ricardo and Gabi make love. Maria tries to make her mother see what she is doing is only hurting the ones she loves. Annie wonders whether she should tell everyone that Gregory tampered with Trey's paternity test.
Tess refuses to let Tim back out of the plan to break up Sara and Casey's relationship. Antonio tries to convince Gabi that she has made the right decision about returning to town. Carmen gets her hands on another copy of the tape. When Maria begs her mother not to destroy the family Carmen ends up throwing the tape in the bin. When Ricardo goes to see his mother he finds her not at home but when he sees the tape in the bin he puts it into her VCR.
Tess continues to use Benjy in her plan to keep Ben and Meg apart. After Casey over hears Sara and Tim talking, Sara admits to him that she had worked with Tim in the past to keep Meg away from him. Antonio tells Gabi that she is now free to marry Ricardo as he has destroyed the tape. Carmen tells Gabi that she is prepared to make peace with her for the sake of her sons. Ricardo is shocked when he finally gets to view the tape.
Casey calls things off with Sara after he is unable to get over the fact that she lied to him. Maria urges Ben to try and sort things out with Meg. Ricardo hears Antonio and Gabi telling each other that they love one another on the tape. Ricardo decides to confront Gabi and Antonio. Amy continues to try and get closer to Sean.
An upset Sara tells Ben about her break up with Casey. Ricardo collapses and is rushed to the hospital before he can confront his brother and Gabi. Casey tells Meg about breaking up with Sara and they end up sharing a kiss which Ben witnesses.
Sara confronts Casey about his feelings towards her sister. Ben tells Maria about seeing Meg and Casey kissing and tells her that his relationship with Meg is truly over. Ben ends up kissing Maria and things heat up between them. Meg shows up to see Ben and walks in on him and Maria.
Gabi is desperate for Ricardo to get better. Cole's arrival stops Annie from discovering that Gregory is still alive. Everybody attends Gregory's memorial service.
Sara is upset when Casey admits to her that he cares about Meg. Tess celebrates the success of her plan with Tim. Gabi is determined to do what ever it takes to help Ricardo get better.
Ricardo's condition improves slightly. Gabi wants to marry him in the hospital. Amy is upset that her plan to make Sean want her isn't working.
Sean ends up sleeping with Amy as the potion continues to have a hold over him as Emily shows up see him. Annie wants the reading of Gregory's will delayed until she knows exactly what is in it.
Brad's arrival stops Emily from finding Sean and Amy in bed together. Sean regrets sleeping with Amy. Ricardo agrees to marry Gabi. Gregory's videotaped will is played to his family and associates.
Amy continues to plot to make Sean her own. Gabi and Ricardo are married and Carmen discovers that the videotape is gone from the bin she put it in. Annie is shocked when Gregory's will reveals that he has left everything to Trey in a tryst.
Sara nearly discovers the truth about what Tim and Tess have been up to. Annie announces that Trey isn't Gregory's son and that she was there when he had the paternity test results altered. Cole demands that the test be done again.
Olivia refuses to agree to let another paternity test be performed on Trey. Casey catches Tim listening in on his conversation with Michael. Meg and Sara fail to see eye to eye on anything. Maria decides it would be best if she and Benjy moved out.
Benjy isn't happy with the idea of moving out. Meg is conflicted about her feelings for Ben and Casey and decides it would be best to move out. Cole accepts Annie's offer of help so that he can discover if Trey really is his son.
Olivia is shocked when Tyus announces that Cole is Trey's father. Annie lets Olivia know that she intends to sue her for Gregory's estate now that Trey is no longer his biological son. Meg has a change of heart about moving out of Surf Central.
Michael starts his job as Ricardo's physical therapist. Olivia argues with Annie. Amy urges Sean not to Emily about the night they spent together.
AJ stops Olivia from having Annie arrested as he wants an end to the war between them. Sean is about to tell Emily about the night he spent with Amy when she steps forward to try and stop him.
Cole refuses to lend Annie any money. Annie clashes with Caitlin. Gregory finds somewhere to hideout where he wont be found. Ricardo is determined to get better so that he can even with his brother and Gabi. Amy attempts to seduce Sean again by waiting for him in his family's hot tub.
Gregory puts his latest plan into action. Olivia is caught by AJ and Cole trying to leave town with Trey. Tess is glad that Maria has changed her mind about moving out and later informs Tim that their plan is working.
Olivia tells AJ that she was trying to leave for Caitlin's sake. Caitlin tells Cole that perhaps she should be the person to leave town. Meg and Sara try to get Tim to tell them what he is up to with Tess. Amy attempts to seduce Sean.
Meg tells Ben that she has decided to stop working for the Liberty Corporation. Caitlin and Cole reconnect in Santa Barbara.
Maria is shocked when Ricardo tells her that Gabi loves Antonio. After returning home Caitlin asks her mother what her role is in Trey's life.
Ricardo realizes that his sister already knew what happened between Gabi and Antonio. Olivia tells Caitlin that she can have a big role in Trey's life but not as his mother. Brad listens in as Cole tries to convince Sean to be honest with Emily about what happened with Amy.
When Tess asks him about his will, Ben becomes suspicious. Sara once again tries to find out from Tim what he and Tess are up to. Ricardo lies to his brother when he questions him. Later Ricardo vows to get even with everyone who has lied to him. Amy gives Sean some more of the potion and they end up making love again.
Annie is saved from the man in the alley by Jude Cavanaugh and she then has a drink with him. Annie buys another round of drinks as she tries to find out more about him but he disappears. Jude goes to see AJ who welcomes him to town. Bette enjoys her night out with AJ and when Olivia calls he plays it down. Later he tells Bette that he is playing hard to get with Olivia.
Jude offers Annie a job but refuses to give her the money she wants from the company. A furious Annie tells him that he will be sorry. Amy is upset when she discovers that Sean is planning on taking Emily away on a trip. Meg wants to open her own business but finds out her sister has beat her to the premise she was after.
Ricardo goes to see the archbishop and tells he he has confession to make. Cole offers to go to London to look for Tobias.
The archbishop is shocked by what Ricardo tells him about Antonio and Gabi. Annie is determined to find Tobias before anybody else does.
Ricardo lies to Antonio about what he told the archbishop. Antonio learns that he wont be promoted after all. Caitlin decides to get Trey away from her mother. Olivia decides to take Trey to London to look for Tobias. Emily finds out that Amy isn't pregnant but wonders who the boy was who slept with her.
Ben tells Meg that he found nothing bad about Tess whilst he was in Seattle. Ben tells Meg that he has realized he has to set her free so that he can focus on Maria and his son. Sean tells Emily that he was the person who slept with Amy and she calls things off with him. Sara tends to Casey after he attacked and later they both think about one another.
Meg tells Casey that Ben chose to be with Maria and not her. Later Sara urges her to fight for Ben. Ben tells Maria that although he still loves Meg he has decided to be with her. Cole and Annie both try to get to Tobias first.
Cole and Annie get stuck in a lift as they try to get to Tobias's flat and when they finally get out they are surprised to see Olivia there. Ben convinces Maria that they can have a future and they make love. Sara realizes that Casey still cares for Meg and her hopes of getting back together with him are dashed. Amy comes face to face with Emily.
When Antonio refuses to confess to the archbishop he tells him he has decided to send him to a monastery. Ricardo is happy when he finds out. Ben finds it much harder than he thought being without Meg. Cole and Olivia show up to stop Tobias from handing over responsibility to Annie. Olivia pleads her case then Tobias tells them all he has made a decision.
Maria refuses to believe what the Tarot cards say. After kissing Ben, Tess realizes that he is really Derek. Derek tells her that he took care of Ben whilst he was in Seattle and has returned in his place. Tess is furious that Derek slept with Maria but he tells her he had too if their plan is to work. Meg and Maria both show up and ask what plan. Olivia is confronted by an angry AJ and Caitlin who blame for for what has happened to Cole. Jude helps Annie when she gets back to America.
Tess and Derek are able to cover in front of Meg and Maria. Tobias connects with Caitlin. Casey talks to Sara as she waits for Jude to show up for her date. Casey is jealous when he sees Jude and Sara together.
Both Olivia and Annie diss one another to Tobias. Tobias decides to talk to more people.
Ricardo finally makes love to Gabi and afterwards he shocks her when he asks if it was good as it was with his brother. Annie and Olivia argue. Amy leaves a message on Mrs. Moreau telephone telling her she wont pay up. Annie runs into Mrs. Moreau.
Gabi is shocked by what Ricardo has said and tells him that she loves him. Gabi is shocked when Ricardo shows her the video tape. Annie is intrigued when Mrs. Moreau confronts Amy.
Caitlin is relieved when Cole calls and tells her he will be returning home tomorrow. Derek tries to convince Tess that he has to look like he enjoys being with Maria. Gabi insists to Ricardo that she loves him and begs him for another chance. Tess is forced to lie to Tim. Ricardo decides to pretend to forgive Gabi.
Ricardo tells Gabi that he will forgive her if she promises not to tell Antonio that he knows the truth about what happened. Derek gives Maria a new wedding ring and asks her to go away with him. Casey is offered advise from both Michael and Hank. Sara and Meg officially open the new shop and the first customers are Ben and Maria.
Meg is upset when she sees the ring Maria is wearing and slaps Ben / Derek when he follows her into the back room at the shop. Mrs. Moreau gives Amy one last chance to pay up. Tim is shocked when he sees a picture of Tess in Ben / Derek's arms. Ricardo tells Gabi to throw the video tape away but gives her a blank tape instead to get rid of.
Annie goes to see Mrs. Moreau and pays off Amy's debt and asks for a potion of her own. Amy tells Olivia that she has changed her mind about leaving town and before Olivia can get angry Sean shows up. Later Olivia tells Amy that she will be sorry. Annie asks Mrs. Moreau for a potion that will discredit Olivia. Carmen faints and is taken to the hospital where she asks to see Maria alone but she brings Derek with her.
Caitlin is furious with her mother and blames her for Cole not coming home. Derek is desperate for Carmen not to see Maria alone. Casey and Sara talk but Meg shows up interrupting their conversation. Caitlin urges Tobias not to give Olivia any of Trey's inheritance. Annie comes up with the idea of a potion that will make Olivia start drinking again.
Annie is desperate to get a lock of Olivia's hair. Sean warns Amy that Annie is no good. Gabi tells Ricardo that she will never go near Antonio again and Ricardo admits to her that he told he archbishop everything. Gabi blames herself for everything that has happened.
Tim hides in the closet as Tess and Derek make out. Maria's sudden arrival back home stops him from being discovered. He later follows Tess when she goes to meet Derek in the grotto. Meg goes to the house determined to talk to Maria about Ben. Ricardo suddenly realizes that his brother knows nothing. Casey tells Sara that he wants to start over. Ricardo walks and decides to keep it a secret.
Tim hears Tess and Derek discussing their plans in the grotto but his alarm on his watch goes off and Derek works out that he was there. Maria refuses to listen to Meg's claims. Annie wants Amy to help her get the lock of Olivia's hair.
Derek catches up with Tim and tells him that he is going to kill him. Tim offers to work with Tess and Derek. As Derek attempts to strangle Tim, he hits him with a rock and runs off. Meg tells Maria that Ben kissed her. Tobias sees Annie get the lock of Olivia's hair that she needs. Sara and Casey agree to help Michael propose to Vanessa.
Derek catches up with Tim dressed as a police officer. Caitlin is upset when Jude tells her there is no news on where Cole is. Michael finally asks Vanessa to marry him.
As Derek prepares to fire a shot in to Tim's body, he pops up and drags Derek in to the vat. Tim manages to escape and Tess is scared he will tell Meg everything. A power cut hits Sunset Beach. Tim manages to get to Surf Central to talk to Meg but Derek shows up ready to get rid of him once and for all.
Hank and Joan are worried when Tim doesn't show up for work. Carmen reads the Tarot cards for Maria who is worried about Ben. Derek kills Tim before he can get to Meg.
Derek is nearly caught by Meg trying to leave Surf Central with Tim's body. He tries to get her to leave as he believes he saw an intruder in the dark house. Annie gets her potion but is offered some advise from Mrs. Moreau.
Maria learns from Hank that Ben did tell Meg that he loved her and wonders why he was at Surf Central. Derek puts Tim's body into some wet cement for a new monument. Maria sees Derek / Ben hugging Tess.
Derek tries to convince Maria that Meg is just making stuff up because she still loves him and wants them to split up. Tess still thinks that she can hear Tim and Derek tells her to pull herself together. Whilst at the Shockwave Tess believes that she is seeing Tim there. Ricardo is nearly seen by his brother.
Tim's vision tells Tess that she needs to confess her crimes. Sean tries to convince Emily that he still loves her and that he always will. Still dressed as his brother, Ricardo hides a videotape in a locker at the airport and makes sure he is seen with a gym bag. When Tess returns to the place where Tim's body was dumped she sees another vision of him.
Olivia drinks the spiked water. Annie goes back to Mrs. Moreau's place when she believes the potion isn't working. Brad and Amy try to come up with a plan to keep Sean and Emily apart. Amy talks to Emily and Sean is later upset when Emily is cold towards him.
Tess tells Derek that she has seen Tim's ghost again. Tess tells Derek that she is looking forward to the day when Maria is dead and that she can tell Benjy that Maria isn't really her mother. Derek promises Tess that neither Maria or Meg will be a problem for long.
After a dream with Gregory in, Olivia is determined not drink for Trey's sake. Jude and Annie end up making love in his office but when she refuses to go home with him he accuses her of sleeping with him in the hope that he will forget that she owes the company money.
Caitlin refuses to allow a drunken Olivia to see Trey. Ricardo uses Michael in his plan against Gabi and Antonio. Tobias tries to stop Caitlin and Olivia from arguing. Carmen shows up to see Ricardo and is shocked to see him walking. It is revealed that Tobias is really Gregory wearing a disguise.
As a drunken Olivia sleeps she dreams about Caitlin and Sean being children again. Tobias walks into the room and talks to Olivia as Gregory. Olivia wakes up believing she has heard Gregory's voice.
Tobias tells a surprised Annie that he has decided that he will stay on as the executor of Gregory's will. Olivia continues to drink. Ricardo decides that tonight is the night he will get even with Gabi and Antonio. Emily tries to find out from Amy if she knows why Sean is leaving town.
Amy tries to force Annie into helping her bring Sean back to Sunset Beach. Michael wants Vanessa to marry him on New Year's Eve. Vanessa is shocked when she finds out her mother has recovered from her illness. Tobias isn't happy when he discovers that Olivia didn't stop Caitlin from leaving with Trey. Ricardo fears his plan isn't going to work when Antonio refuses to spend the evening with Gabi.
Bette wonders what Annie and Amy have been up to. Tobias is furious that Cole is going to end up with Trey and Caitlin.
Olivia tells AJ that even though she loves him she cant put him through anymore pain. It is revealed that Jude has been working with Gregory who demands that he brings Caitlin and Trey back home. Ricardo puts his plan into action when Antonio and Gabi are at the cottage alone.
Derek wants Casey to call Sara so that she will stop worrying about what has happened to him. When Casey refuses Derek brings Maria into the room and tells him unless he makes the call Maria will die.
Ricardo watches outside and loads his gun as Gabi and Antonio talk in the cottage. Carmen goes to see Meg and tries to convince her that she is the only person who can save her daughter. Derek tells Tess they have to get rid of everybody in one go. Casey is forced to call Sara again. As Maria looks at Ben he says that he loves Meg. Tess catches Sara snooping around and points a gun at her. Ricardo calls Michael and tells him he has seen Gabi and Antonio making love. Ricardo makes Michael believe that Antonio has shot him.
Meg talks to Benjy hoping to get some clues. Sara tries unsuccessfully to get away from Tess. Maria realizes that Ben has loved Meg all along. Maria urges him to get up but Derek shows up.
Annie wonders if she has gone too far in her plan to destroy Olivia. D.A. Steele believes that Gabi and Antonio are involved in Ricardo's disappearance. Gregory follows Annie to Mrs. Moreau's place where she asks for a potion to reverse all the damage she has done. Antonio is arrested for his brother's murder whilst holding mass.
Mrs Moreau tells Annie that the potion she gave Olivia will soon wear off. Antonio and Gabi are shocked to be charged with Ricardo's murder. After seeing the videotape Antonio works out that they have been set up by Ricardo. AJ tells Bette that he wants more then friendship from her. Gregory bursts into Mrs. Moreau's apartment demanding some answers from her. After being able to free himself Ben and Derek fight in the basement.
Gregory prepares for one final performance as uncle Tobias. Everybody is questioned about what has happened in the basement. Ricardo watches on television about his disappearance.
Gabi and Antonio are caught at the cabin looking for clues. Emily confronts Amy about everything that has happened with Sean after Brad tells her the truth. Olivia gives Bette her blessings to pursue a relationship with AJ. Gregory wants Annie to die but Jude suddenly reveals he is really a police agent.
Maria goes to see Tess in prison and tells her that she can still do one thing right which is do the right thing by Benjy and give up her rights to be a mother to him. Olivia convinces Gregory to give himself up. Carmen is relieved when she sees Ricardo. Olivia refuses to let Annie leave the warehouse before they have settled a few old scores.
Maria and Ben tell Benjy that they are getting divorced and that he will be living with Maria. Meg and Benjy become friends. Gabi and Ricardo have a heart to heart and she tells him that she had decided to leave Sunset Beach for good. Antonio is surprised when his brother enters the confessional.
Caitlin chats with her mother and tells her that she's going to Europe to be with Cole. Annie makes peace with Olivia. Cole returns suddenly to town and tells Caitlin how much he loves her. Maria tells Annie that she is now officially divorced from Ben and that she wants Meg and Ben to have a future together. Gabi gives her wedding ring back to Ricardo and tells him that she's leaving for good. Meg and Ben enjoy a double wedding with Michael and Vanessa. Next Meg is asleep in bed and dreams that she is back in Kansas and that all her Sunset Beach friends are there. When she wakes up she tells Ben about her weird dream and Ben assures her that Sunset Beach is not a dream. He kisses her and the screen goes black.