Daytime Soap Opera Short Recaps
Recap written by Michele and Cheryl
Gabi told Jake about Philip’s blackmail. She asked him if he killed a man. Jake didn’t want to talk in public. He wanted to talk at home. She said Ava was there. He wondered if she was the one behind it. He asked where else Philip could have gotten the information. When Jake and Gabi went to their room, he told her Ava was trying to make peace earlier. Gabi asked him again if he killed somebody. He said he didn’t, but he wasn’t innocent. He said he made business owners pay the Vitalli’s for protection.Jake told Gabi that his partner Carmine went to scare a man named Jed who was late with his payment. Carmine beat him to death. Gabi said Carmine was Philip’s witness. He told her that he tried to stop Carmine. She believed him. He said it was the worst day of his life. She said she understood. She told him about Nick. Jake asked her what Philip wanted her to do. She said she had to choose between him and Gabi Chic. She said she wasn’t losing him. Gabi wanted to call Philip and tell him her decision. Jake stopped her from calling. He said he couldn’t let Philip take her company. He said they had to find another way to stop Philip.
Marlena read an article about Doug attacking Julie. The devil told her how easy it was to get rid of Doug. He said they could have fun, but she didn’t want to do it. John showed up. She told him the article about Doug made her upset. Ben called Marlena to make an appointment. She agreed to meet with him. John wanted to know what was going on with her. She said she had to meet with Ben. She said she couldn’t help Doug, but she could help Ben. Marlena pulled out her recorder for her session with Ben. The thought about the devil talking through her. Ben asked if she was okay. He told her he wanted to see her because he had concerns about having a baby. Ben told Marlena that he tried to make amends for what he did, but he didn’t know if he should risk having a child who could do the same thing. He said his guilt and shame would never leave him. He didn’t want to risk his child having the same issue. She apologized to him. He thanked her for seeing him. When he was about to leave, the devil talked to Marlena through the recorder. He told her to convince Ben to have the baby. Maggie went to see Julie. They talked about Summer and Doug. Ciara showed up. Julie told her Doug was in isolation until he was evaluated. Julie said she told Hope not to come home. Ciara couldn’t believe Doug would attack her. Julie said he didn’t. Julie said Doug didn’t hit her. She didn’t believe he had dementia, but he was losing touch with reality. Maggie told Julie he would never lose her. Julie wanted to hold on to that.