With Victor by his side, Brady learns he will not be facing any criminal charges. Meanwhile, Theresa's relieved John will likely not be coming out of his coma. She tells Brady she hopes they can still be friends. Eve, after getting discouraging results from Dr. Chung, needs a favor from her sister, but Theresa's in no mood to help. Later, Eve overhears Theresa and Anne talking about John, and she wonders why Theresa is so concerned about John waking up.
Daniel and Eric talk about Eric's possible return to the priesthood. Nicole interrupts, and Eric leaves. Daniel makes it clear he still wants nothing to do with Nicole, and she's heartbroken. Eric encounters Nicole again after visiting with Marlena and blessing John. He asks if Nicole is going to Rome to testify on his behalf, and she says yes. Eric goes to the monastery to pray and encounters Brother Timothy. Timothy observes Eric still has strong feelings for Nicole, which Eric can't deny. Nicole goes to Brady, and they make amends.
After a terse run-in with Eve, Daniel goes to St. Louis for a conference. At the hotel, he's knocked out by an unknown assailant - who is revealed to be working for Kristen!
Roman sees Marlena's devotion to John and realizes she still loves him. Marlena admits she didn't realize it herself until now. Later, Marlena gets a strange feeling that something horrible is about to happen.
JJ apologizes to Paige for pushing too far the night before, and Paige concedes she may have overreacted. They admit to each other that they're falling in love.
Victor offers support to Jennifer regarding the lawsuit and hopes she and Daniel can find their way back to each other.
NEXT ON: Sami pressures Kayla to fire Abigail.
Kristen returns - and she's up to no good!