Brooke finds that Storm is in a foul mood. He reminds Brooke that it has been seven years to the day that their father walked out on them. Beth comes home and they have dinner together as Storm insults their father. Beth leaves to go speak with Stephens mother Helen. Helen blames Beth for Stephens disappearance and tells Beth to acknowledge that it is her fault. Eric orders Stephanie to make more of an effort with Kristen as her fears she will leave town again. Eric later apologises and tries to get Stephanie to open up about her issues with Kristen. Thorne meets with Kristen and learns that Caroline was mugged. Thorne asks Kristen where Caroline is as he needs to speak with her.