Brooke decides to move out of the Forrester home and back in with her family in order to put Ridges love for her to the test. Storm feels Brooke is being mature in her decision and welcomes her home. Eric is furious with Stephanie when he learns that she has requested for Lt. Burke to stop his search for the person that shot Ridge. Eric yells at Stephanie for the reason why but she avoids the issue. Eric demands that the culprit be caught and decides to find him himself. Stephanie has to admit the truth that Thorne shot Ridge in order to get Eric to stop. Eric is shocked and refuses to believe it, but Stephanie tells him that it is the truth.