Amber is subdued even when the rave reviews are read and the family showers her with praise. Rick doesnt think that Amber is in the mood for a party, but Bridget points out that he and Amber have to focus on the future now. Rick thanks everyone for acknowledging Ambers success and adds that with Ambers ability and their support, nothing can stop them. Bridget toasts Brooke for recognizing Ambers talent and giving her the go-ahead with her line. After they make love, Brooke admits to Deacon that all her fears and uncertainties disappear when shes with him. Clarke doesnt care about Ridges personal vendetta, but is more than interested in helping in the battle against Forrester for the sake of Spectra Fashions. Stephanie realizes that Sally accepted Ridges offer because she wants to bring Brooke down. She points out that Ridge and Sally want the same thing. Stephanie takes Sallys hand and reminds her that if theres any hope of stopping Brooke, they have to do it together. Clarke assures Ridge that he and Tony will be his hands and will put his vision on paper. He boasts to Ridge that Forrester wont know what hit them. After all the love making and talking, Brooke and Deacon are sleeping in the bed when an enraged Whip comes in and hits Deacon over the head with a candlestick.