Days of Our Lives Update
Update written by Joseph
At the Brady Pub, Roman is on the phone with Lucas and says he’ll let him know if there’s any updates. Eric walks by as Roman hangs up and asks if everything is okay. Roman informs him that he was just updating Lucas on the search for Megan Hathaway. Eric says he’d like an update himself. Roman informs him that Hope has a lead on Megan’s location, thanks to Harris Michaels.
At the ISA Facility in Frederick, Maryland, Harris asks if Hope really means that she felt something for him which she confirms. Hope says she needs to trust him and they have to take it one step at a time slowly. Harris says he’s good with that and they end up kissing until Ciara suddenly bursts in and questions what the hell is going on here. Hope is shocked to see her as she gets up and hugs her, calling it an incredible surprise and says she’s so happy to see her. Hope thought Ciara was still sailing around with Ben and baby Bo. Ciara confirms that she was until a few hours ago and she happened to call Shawn, who told her that Hope was an hour away. Hope calls it a coincidence and repeats that she’s so thrilled to see her as she hugs again. Hope then states that she’s a little confused since this is a secured facility and questions how she got in. Ciara responds that she is her daughter and was able to convince her cousin Andrew to give her clearance. Ciara adds that she got there just in time because she’s there to stop Hope from making the biggest mistake of her life.
Bo packs his bag and thanks Megan for the memories but says he’s going in to his future on his own. Bo then opens the door to leave but runs in to Kayla, who is stunned to see him. Bo says it’s good to see her as Kayla hugs him in shock that her brother is alive.
John bursts in to one of the labs and discovers the tube where Marlena is being held which shocks him. John questions if it’s really her.
Hope tries to explain to Ciara but Ciara argues that Hope told her that she was out hunting down Megan, but she just walked in on Hope kissing the man that Megan hired to kill her. Harris tries to speak but Hope says it’s okay. Ciara argues that it’s absolutely not okay. Ciara remarks that Bo would be rolling over in his grave if he could see Hope right now.
Bo guesses Kayla wasn’t expecting this. Kayla talks about Dr. Rolf telling her that Megan was trying to bring back a lost love but she never thought it was possible as she excitedly hugs him. Kayla sees Megan unconscious on the floor and asks what happened. Bo explains that she tried to inject him with a sedative so he gave her a taste of her own medicine. Kayla tells Bo that Dr. Rolf just tried the same with her so she fought him off and ran. Bo asks if she’s done with this insane experiment too. Kayla questions if Megan has had Bo locked up here all this time. Bo explains that he told her that he was leaving so she put up a fight and lost. Megan then begins waking up so Bo says they better get the hell out of here but Kayla says they can’t because Marlena is here too and they are not going without her.
John tries to open the tube holding Marlena but he can’t. John then finds a button that opens the tube and also sounds the alarm. John touches Marlena and is shocked to find out that she’s breathing and alive.
Eric asks Roman about Harris working for Megan. Roman says apparently Megan brainwashed Harris in to doing her dirty work but the ISA was able to get him out of it, so now he’s doing everything he can to track down his old boss and bring her to justice. Eric doesn’t know after all the damage Harris did last summer, so he questions if they can trust anything Harris says.
Ciara tells Hope that she needs to get away from Harris. Hope tells her that she doesn’t understand. Ciara questions her kissing the man who almost killed them all in Montreal. Ciara tells Hope to explain it to her and hopes that she is using him to get information on Megan. Hope reveals that Harris has already given them a possible location, so John and Steve are checking it out now. Ciara congratulates Hope on getting him to give up his boss but questions if she had to do it by kissing him. Hope stops Ciara and informs her that Harris is not the same man. Ciara calls Harris a monster, who is very skilled at deception and says he might be on Hope’s side but he also might still be loyal to Megan. Ciara argues that Harris has killed three women already and asks if Hope really wants to be one of them.
John tries to get through to Marlena and encourages her to open her eyes. John decides he’s going to find help and runs in to Dr. Rolf. John grabs him and says he’s not surprised to see him here. Dr. Rolf apologizes for interrupting and says he sees John and Marlena are in the middle of a joyous reunion. John says they would be but she’s still unconscious. Dr. Rolf says he’s sure they want time alone so he’ll be on his way. John says he’s not going anywhere and demands that Dr. Rolf wake Marlena up now so they can get the hell out of here.
Bo and Kayla exit the lab and Bo is ready to leave the island but Kayla reminds him that they have to get Marlena. Bo says to forget her because they don’t have time, so Marlena is on her own. Kayla complains that Marlena is unconscious and has no way of protecting herself. Bo says that’s her bad luck and wants to go but Kayla questions him and says they cannot leave their friend. Bo argues that if they go back, they could get stuck on this island. Kayla refuses to leave Marlena with Megan. Kayla asks if Bo knows that Kate is dead. Bo confirms that he does. Kayla asks if Megan told him. Bo says no and reveals that he shot Kate.
Megan comes to and complains that Bo has always been such a bad boy but declares that she’s going to get him back in line. Megan throws the syringe in frustration and goes to leave but is stopped in her tracks by Steve. Megan tells him that she was just on her way out. Steve pulls his gun and says she’s got that right.
John warns Dr. Rolf that if he hurts Marlena, he will splatter him all over the lab. Dr. Rolf assures that his injection will give Marlena a full recovery and she will be a living testament to his scientific genius.
Steve tells Megan that she killed his wife and now he’s going to pay for that. Megan asks if he doesn’t want to catch up. Steve orders her to keep her hands where he can see them and calls her a psychotic bitch who played God with people’s lives. Steve asks why Megan let the women die. Megan says she’d love to bring him up to speed on her plans but she has more pressing matters to tend to. Steve stops her and says she’s not going anywhere but prison for murdering Marlena, Kate, and Kayla which Megan denies doing. Steve explains that Orpheus told them that someone stole the orchid from the secret room in the DiMera Mansion and they know it was her. Megan admits that she might have arranged to have the orchid stolen. Steve says it’s because of her that the three women are gone but Megan says she’s afraid that he has that quite wrong. Megan states that she didn’t steal the orchid to kill them, but to save them. Steve doesn’t know what she is talking about but declares that he’s done listening. Megan stops him and says there is something he needs to know. Megan then reveals that Kayla is alive.
Kayla questions Bo saying he shot and killed Kate. Bo confirms that he did. Kayla says it must be a sick joke. Bo says it’s not and wants to leave but Kayla complains that this doesn’t make any sense as he doesn’t care about Marlena and is now saying he shot Kate. Kayla asks Bo how he could do something like that. Bo asks why she cares. Kayla argues that he took someone’s life and that was his brother’s wife. Bo mentions that Kate told him that she got her hooks back in to Roman. Kayla argues that Kate made Roman incredibly happy and they could’ve been reunited. Bo calls Kate a manipulating snake and says he did Roman a favor and he doesn’t care. Kayla argues that it wasn’t Bo that killed Kate on his own free will and blames it on Megan brainwashing him.
Hope informs Ciara that Harris was brainwashed by Megan, who had been controlling his mind for years and that’s why he did all those horrible things last summer. Ciara questions if he’s now just suddenly magically changed. Hope reveals that Harris has been deprogrammed and went through Hell doing it which is why he’s in the hospital since he collapsed after shock therapy. Hope adds that Harris volunteered for the treatment even though it nearly killed him. Hope assures that Harris has been completely deprogrammed. Ciara argues that she doesn’t know that for sure but Hope says she does because she was there and watched the treatment. Ciara complains that she was there and watched Harris pretend to be in love with Hope while he was actually an assassin. Ciara pleads with Hope to wake up and argues that just because he got zapped doesn’t mean he’s changed. Ciara adds that with navy SEAL training, he could withstand anything. Hope brings up Harris giving Megan’s location. Ciara argues that it could just be a random location on a map and insists that Harris could be faking it, so she doesn’t to risk the chance that he will hurt Hope again. Hope tells Harris that her daughter is as stubborn as her father was, so he’s not going to change her mind. Harris says that’s fine because he agrees with everything Ciara said.
Roman tells Eric that before Megan got a hold of Harris, he was a navy SEAL and a real hero. Roman adds that Harris signed up for ECT which brought back a bunch of memories about where he thinks Megan could be. Roman says with any luck, John and Steve could be closing in on Megan now. Eric is surprised that Roman didn’t want to be a part of that and questions if he doesn’t want to bring Megan back. Roman assures that John and Steve can handle that while he has another job. Roman reveals he has a plane to catch so Eric questions where he is going. Roman states that he’s going to lay Kate to rest.
John complains to Dr. Rolf that nothing is happening and asks if he’s sure he had the right serum in the syringe. John warns that Dr. Rolf is a dead man if Marlena doesn’t wake up. Marlena then wakes up and is shocked to see John. Marlena asks if she’s dreaming and starts to cry as John holds her.
Roman tells Eric that he and Kate talked about taking a honeymoon to Ireland since her heart was set on it. Roman adds that Austin, Carrie, and Billie will meet him there to scatter Kate’s ashes in a special place. Roman mentions that Lucas wishes he could be there too, but he understands they can’t wait for him to get out of prison. Roman says he’s not going to carry the urn around like Anna did for years. Eric points out that Tony ended up alive. Roman wishes that were possible but he’s afraid the outcome won’t be the same for the women they love.
Megan asks Steve if he heard what she said that Kayla is alive. Steve accuses her of lying and just waiting for one of her goons to come save her but that’s not going to happen. Megan asks if he wants to know where Kayla is. Steve argues that Kayla is in a grave because he stood there with their children as they lowered her in to the ground. Megan reveals that wasn’t Kayla. Steve warns her to stop talking. Megan knows he has no reason to believe her but asks if he wants to see for himself because Kayla is here. Megan says she can prove it and offers to take him to Kayla right now.
Kayla tells Bo that Megan did the same brainwashing to John and Steve last year and they did terrible things. Bo responds that he doesn’t follow anyone’s orders. Kayla sees that Bo is trying to break free but Megan could still have a hold on him, so they need to go back and get Marlena who can help Bo get back to the man he used to be. Bo responds that he doesn’t want that because that man died years ago. Kayla argues that whatever Megan did to him, they can fix. Bo says there’s nothing to fix and that he doesn’t need Marlena or anyone. Kayla asks him what about Hope?
Hope questions Harris agreeing with Ciara. Harris gets where she’s coming from and understands her worries because he did terrorize her family. Harris takes responsibility for his actions and is grateful to have a chance to apologize to Ciara in person. Harris says he’s truly sorry and doesn’t blame Ciara one bit for not wanting him near her mother. Hope reminds Ciara of how people reacted when she first got with Ben and how they thought there was no way Ben could ever change, but Ciara believed he deserved a second chance and she believes Harris does too. Ciara says she’s just really worried about her. Ciara adds that ever since Bo died, Hope hasn’t had the best luck in love which Hope agrees with. Hope informs her that she and Harris have decided to take it one step at a time, slowly. Hope points out that Harris put his life on the line to get deprogrammed in order to help her find Megan and it nearly killed him. Ciara acknowledges that was very brave of Harris and he thanks her. Ciara asks about the location Harris gave to John and Steve which he confirms as a possible location. Hope says they need to hear what John and Steve find. Hope then asks Ciara to tell her everything and fill her in on baby Bo. Ciara reveals that first she has good news and announces that baby Bo is going to be a big brother as she is pregnant. Hope excitedly hugs her and calls it great news as she congratulates her.
Dr. Rolf remarks that it seems he’s the third wheel so he quietly exits. John cries to Marlena that he lost her. Marlena responds that he should know by now, that’s impossible. John asks if she’s sure she’s okay. Marlena says she is now that he’s here. John helps Marlena out of the tube and then notices the other tubes, so he asks if she had company. Marlena confirms that Megan had been keeping others captive as well.
Kayla tells Bo that she can’t imagine what he’s been through, but he survived and she’s sure a lot of what drove him was his feelings for Hope. Bo argues that it had nothing to do with Hope as it was Megan who saved him and cured his brain tumor, but the downside is that Megan has this crazy ass fantasy that they belong together. Kayla calls that impossible because Bo belongs with Hope. Bo calls that ancient history. Kayla says Bo might have been gone but the love is still there. Kayla argues that Bo isn’t thinking straight. Bo responds that what he wants has nothing to do with Hope or his past because that’s over. Kayla tells him it can never be over when you have a love like that and she knows because she has it with Steve. Kayla talks about when you’re lucky enough to find someone to have that connection with, then you will fight through any obstacle for it.
Marlena informs John that Kayla is alive too and so was Kate, but Megan said she killed her. They wonder if Megan might have been lying about that. Marlena says Megan did take Kate out and then they heard a gunshot. John admits that doesn’t sound good. Marlena wonders where Kayla is. John says she’s probably with Steve now. Marlena questions Steve being there too. John confirms they split up to look for Megan. Steve then brings Megan in to the lab with his gun and announces that he found her. Steve walks in and is shocked to see Marlena is alive. Steve tells John to keep an eye on Megan which he does as Steve hugs Marlena and breaks down crying. Marlena reveals to Steve that Kayla is alive too. Megan says she told him. Steve is shocked and asks Megan where the hell Kayla is then.
Kayla tells Bo that they need to go find Marlena because she’s sure that she could help him. Bo repeats that he doesn’t need Marlena, Hope, or his old life. Kayla knows Megan did something to him because the Bo that she knows would move heaven and earth to get to Hope and his kids. Bo tells her that she’s wasting her breath. Kayla questions if Bo is saying he doesn’t care about Ciara and Shawn. Bo insists that they need to go. Kayla asks about his granddaughter Claire and his grandson. Bo questions having a grandson. Kayla informs him that Ciara had a son and named him little Bo, who is about a year old. Kayla questions if Bo doesn’t want to meet him and hold him. Kayla insists that Bo will look in to his grandson’s face and be madly in love.
Hope promises Ciara that she won’t let her down when her baby is born. Ciara says having her there this time would make her very happy. Harris agrees that it’s great news and congratulates Ciara. Ciara thanks him and says she should get going. Hope hugs her and says she loves her so much. Hope calls it an amazing surprise and sends her love to baby Bo and Ben. Hope suggests they grab dinner before she leaves. Ciara agrees and guesses she’ll see Harris there. Harris agrees if it’s okay with Hope, who admits she would like that.
Bo tells Kayla that Kate already tried this and went on about how the real Bo was devoted to family and would want another chance with them. Kayla says it’s right that Bo loves all of them and the person he had the most special, close bond with is Ciara. Kayla talks about how Ciara’s biggest wish would be for her child to get to know Bo because she admired him so much. Kayla says that Bo has the power to grant that wish and encourages him to make it happen.
Steve questions Megan about where Kayla is. Megan responds that last she knew, Kayla was here. Megan suggests maybe Kayla got restless, found a boat, and sailed away. Marlena argues that Kayla would never leave her here. John mentions running in to Dr. Rolf, who slipped away right after reviving Marlena. Steve doubts Dr. Rolf will give him any trouble if he’s still lurking around. John asks what the plan is. Steve tells John to stay and watch Megan while he goes to find Kayla and then they will all go home.
Kayla urges Bo to think about how wonderful it would be to see all of the people who love and miss him. Bo asks if she’s heard anything he’s said. Bo remarks that he doesn’t want to see any of those people and they sure as hell don’t want to see him. Bo argues that they moved on with their lives and are better off thinking he’s dead. Kayla disagrees but Bo says he’s sick of hearing it. Bo declares that he knows what he wants and where he’s going which is off of this damn island. Bo orders Kayla to come with him. Kayla tells Bo to leave if he wants, but she is staying and going to find Marlena. Kayla turns to go back inside but Bo pulls his gun on her and warns that she’s not going anywhere.
Eric offers to go with Roman to Ireland. Roman appreciates that but says he needs him to keep an eye on the Pub while he’s gone. Eric hugs Roman and tells him to travel safe and send his love. Eric knows it’s not easy but he thinks what he’s doing is really beautiful. Roman says they will keep it short and sweet, scatter Kate’s ashes, and then go raise a glass at an Irish Pub. Eric bets that when Roman gets back, Megan will be in custody. Roman hopes so because he wants to look whoever killed Kate in the eye to let them know they are very lucky that he doesn’t tear them limb from limb. Roman and Eric hug goodbye as Roman then exits with his bag packed.
Kayla tells Bo that if this is about Kate, everyone will understand that Megan brainwashed him. Bo says this isn’t about Megan but about him and his future. Kayla questions him just taking off without looking back. Bo says they are taking off. Kayla refuses and repeats that she’s staying with Marlena. Bo tells her not to do this. Kayla refuses to abandon her friend while Bo refuses to let Kayla become Megan’s next guinea pig. Kayla questions if she’s supposed to let Marlena be and repeats that Bo can go but she is staying here. Bo calls Kayla as stubborn as their mom ever was which Kayla is proud of. Kayla asks if Bo is going to shoot her like he shot Kate.
Hope sits back with Harris and tells him that Brady women are not easily swayed, so she’s impressed that he won Ciara over. Harris says he just got her to give him a chance. Hope is sorry that Ciara gave him such a hard time at first. Harris understands Ciara wants to protect her mom and adds that maybe she needs to. Harris says right now it seems the deprogramming worked, but asks what if he relapses. Hope says it won’t but Harris argues that she doesn’t know that. Harris states that until they know for sure, maybe she should stay away from him. Harris worries about hurting Hope again. Hope thought he would’ve learned by now that she’s more than capable of taking care of herself as they hold hands.
John and Marlena talk about being together again. Megan complains that they would do whatever they had to do to find their way back to each other and be reunited with their one true love. Megan argues that she’s no different because everything she did was for love. John tells Megan that whatever her plan was failed because they are going home and she’s going to prison for life. Megan says regardless of what they think, she didn’t set out to hurt anyone and was just trying to mend her broken heart. Marlena argues that Megan doesn’t have a heart and she proved that by killing Kate. Megan responds that she didn’t kill her. Marlena says that she and Kayla heard the gunshot. Megan insists that she didn’t pull the trigger. Marlena asks if she’s saying Dr. Rolf pulled the trigger which Megan laughs at. John asks who shot Kate then. Megan says wouldn’t he like to know.
Steve finds his way outside and calls out for Kayla but there’s no answer. Steve then looks down and finds Kayla’s necklace on the ground. Steve cries that she really is alive as he picks it up. Steve says he’s coming and walks off.
Kayla tells Bo that she really needs to go back. Bo says she’ll change her tune once she sees where they’re going. Kayla calls it a bad idea while Bo calls it the first day of the rest of his life. Bo then takes Kayla to get on the boat, leaving behind his bag and the Orchid is with it.