Bridget is taken aback when Thorne admits to her that he feels sorry for Whip because he thinks Whip is falling in love with Brooke and Brooke doesnt seem to feel the same about him. Whip informs Brooke that she has to make a choice between Bridget and Deacon. She cant have them both, and every time shes with Deacon, she betrays Bridgets trust. Bridget walks in on them and wants to know what they were discussing. They cover, explaining that Brooke has reservations about Bridget modeling the Ambrosia line. When theyre alone, Brooke tells Deacon shes sorry, but Whip was right. Deacon protests, and explains to Brooke how much he needs her. They kiss passionately. Stephanie notes to Sally that she shares her loss. She insists that Macys death was the greatest tragedy in Thornes life and shes sure they would have worked things out if Macy had lived. Stephanie instructs Sally to direct her anger at Brooke because it was Brooke who killed Macy. Stephanie points out that after all these years, they finally have something in common; they are both Brookes victims. Stephanie realizes that she and Sally should be allies, not enemies, and that they should work together to keep Brooke from destroying another life.