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Stephanie confronts Philip about his conversation with Victor about burying Melanie to keep the Alternative Fuels Project at Titan. She doesn't like Melanie, but Melanie doesn't deserve to have her life destroyed. Philip says this is who he is. He can't be the "hero" of Stephanie's fantasies. He refuses to change for Stephanie and insists she take him as he is. Stephanie isn't sure she can do that. Meanwhile, Melanie confides to Max about her plan to play off EJ and Philip over the fuels project to win over Philip. Max is shocked, and tells her she's playing a dangerous game. He's afraid she'll get hurt in a Kiriakis and DiMera tug-of-war. Melanie tells him there is chemistry between her and Philip. She's confident she'll get her man. Sami wakes up, worried that Rafe isn't around. Sister Theresa tells Sami that Rafe had a meeting with his boss. Sami is strangely lost without him. When Rafe returns, he tells Sister Theresa his meeting did not go well and his job is on the line. But when he sees Sami, he lies and assures her that everything is okay. Kayla forgives Hope for shooting her. Hope admits her distress with Bo for not sharing his vision and reluctantly reveals that Steve knew of the vision. Kayla is angry with Steve who promises to quit the detective business to make it up to her. Kayla doesn't want him to do that and the two reaffirm their love for one another. Meanwhile, Bo confides to Abe about his visions. Abe suggests Bo treat Hope like an equal. When Hope returns home, she tells Bo she's moving in with Doug and Julie. She's angry with herself and needs time to think. A devastated Bo watches Hope leave. Nicole, Brady and EJ rush to the hospital when Nicole discovers that Sydney has stopped breathing. As Lexie and the pediatric team work on the little girl, a hysterical Nicole tells Brady that she has gone through too much to lose "her" baby. Brady comforts her, but when EJ returns he questions Brady's true motives with Nicole. After Brady lies and leaves, Nicole decides to tell EJ everything.