Ridge laments not getting Brookes support, and she explains again that it was in the best interest of the family and the company. Brooke promises that someday he will make a great CEO. Nick is worried when he finds Massimos room empty at the clinic and grows more concerned when Dr. Ying is unable to locate him. Nick calls Ridge and learns that Massimo wanted to go home, Nick decides he must find Massimo before he sees Jackie. As Deacon packs Jackies things, Massimo arrives home. Deacon tries to make love to Jackie, but she tells him she cant in Massimos house. Massimo is furious when he hears Deacons voice and heads towards the door with a gun.