At Katie's house, Ridge received a call from Brooke, who was missing him while she was in Paris. She said that, since Wyatt had wound up being there, Hope and he could handle things on their own. Brooke planned to get home as soon as possible so that she and Ridge could start their life together.
The call ended, but Ridge received another one from Hope. Hope pressed him for an answer about him and Katie and forbade him to marry Brooke until he knew that Brooke was the one.
Katie, who'd heard the end of the call, stated that Ridge would be married if she hadn't faked fainting at the wedding. She felt wrong about what they were doing and decided that it would be better if he left the house. Ridge didn't want to leave, but he didn't want to hurt Brooke, either. He hadn't wanted any of it to happen the way it had, but he said they had to deal with it.
Katie decided that she needed some air, and Ridge asked if he could join her. She said she'd like that, but even though they had a lot to talk about, she didn't know what to say. Ridge didn't, either.
While walking through the park with Ridge later, Katie expressed her guilt over what she'd pulled at the wedding. She called her actions underhanded; however, Ridge said it was done, and she should stop beating herself up about it. Katie didn't like feeling guilty and ashamed. Ridge felt the same feelings, but he told her that she knew it was about a lot more than those feelings.
Katie changed the subject to how much Will loved to spend time with Ridge. Ridge assumed that Bill was a good father. She replied that Bill was a good father, but he wasn't patient. Katie didn't want to talk about Bill, who was in love with Brooke, and Ridge asked if Katie wanted Bill back. Katie didn't, but she also didn't want to cause her sister the same pain she'd endured.
Ridge asked what Katie did want, and frustrated, Katie walked off. Ridge caught up to her, and she said she couldn't think about what she wanted. She suspected that people in the park thought that she and Ridge were a couple, which was something that she and Ridge never could be. He asked why that was, and she yelled that it wasn't real or right.
Ridge told Katie to forget the circumstances and just say how she felt. Katie refused to let herself think of being with him, and she told Ridge to give her one good reason that she was there with him instead of Brooke. "Because I love you, Katie," he responded.
At the Forrester International office, Aly and Brooke worked, and Aly noted that Brooke missed Ridge. Brooke replied that it was hard, and she didn't want to be away from him "now" that she had him back. Brooke asked how things were for Aly in Paris and if Aly had met any friends. Aly indicated that things were going well, but she really didn't get along with people her age.
Brooke frowned, and Aly changed the subject to what had happened at the wedding. Brooke said that during a poem recitation, Katie had passed out. After Brooke explained that Katie had wound up being okay, Aly guessed that Katie felt awful about ruining the ceremony. Brooke hoped that wasn't the case because, to her, it wasn't Katie's fault that they'd had to postpone the wedding.
Brooke changed the topic to Aly's treatment of Wyatt. Though Brooke admired Aly's intelligence and tenacity, she thought Aly had been too harsh with him. Aly said she wasn't a fan of his, and she implored Brooke to see that the Fullers couldn't be trusted. Brooke said the Fullers and Forresters were in business together, and Wyatt really liked Hope.
Aly questioned Wyatt's feelings for Hope based upon what Wyatt had said to her about Hope. Brooke asked what that was, and Aly asked if Hope and Wyatt had really done anything on the plane. Brooke said that Wyatt and Hope were adults, but Aly asserted that it went against what Hope stood for. Brooke felt that it wasn't their business to judge.
Aly didn't want to hear anything more about it, and she decided to take a press packet to Hope, who needed it that night. Brooke gave Aly a keycard for Hope's hotel suite so that Aly could leave the packet inside in case Hope was out with Wyatt. Before Aly left, Brooke thanked her for being concerned about Hope. Brooke stated that Hope was a grown woman, though, and could take care of herself.
After Aly had gone, Brooke looked at a picture of Ridge and recalled the day he'd returned to her after being away in Paris. She grinned to herself.
At the hotel, Wyatt arrived in Hope's suite and complimented her silk robe. Hope said that she would have packed something sexier if she'd known he'd be there. Wyatt hoped he wasn't intruding on the girls' trip, but Hope said she was glad that he was there. She was glad that Brooke was, too.
The topic turned to Aly, and Wyatt reluctantly revealed that Aly had spoken to him again after the meeting. He said that Aly had dictated to him what he'd do in regards to Hope, and Aly had also tried to fire him. "Right after she slapped me," Wyatt added, and Hope was stunned.
Hope said that Aly had crossed a lot of lines, and Wyatt called Aly crazy, aggressive, and territorial. Hope didn't think that was like Aly, who'd usually been sweet and quiet. He conveyed that Hope was lucky that Aly was fond of Hope -- "or rather borderline obsessed;" however, Aly had serious problems with him.
Hope wanted to attribute it to immaturity or the staunchness of Aly's beliefs. Wyatt remarked that Aly was a "shadow girl," always there and lurking. He added that Aly had called him "Mr. Popular," and he didn't even feel that he was all that popular.
Hope joked about it, and she and Wyatt decided to stop letting their worry about Aly overtake the evening. The two discussed going out for the evening, but as they passionately made out, they elected to stay in.
Later, Aly arrived outside the suite and knocked on the door. Hope didn't answer, so Aly let herself in and heard Hope giggling in the bedroom. Aly opened the bedroom door and shrieked upon seeing Hope and Wyatt having sex on the bed. "Stop! Oh, my God! Stop!" Aly screamed.