Eric is furious to discover that Deacon keeps a loaded gun in the house, and that the safety isnt even on. As Deacon and Eric struggle over the gun, it goes off. Darla continues to defend Deacon, stating that he deserves the same chance she got. Thorne reminds her that she carries the true Forrester heir. Stephanie reassures Samantha that nothing will turn her against Brooke again, but thats before what Brooke tells her starts to sink in.