Eric is in a state of shock as Stephanie tells him how Thorne shot Ridge. Stephanie explains how the sleeping pills made Thorne drowsy and upon learning that Ridge had slept with Caroline it pushed Thorne to the point of insanity. Stephanie insists she needs to protect the family. Stephanie informs Eric that Thorne has no memory of the incident as Thorne walks through the door. Caroline stops by to see Bill and informs him that she is looking into setting up meetings with a marriage advisor to save her union with Thorne. Bill is surprised when he gets a call from Donna asking to have dinner with him.