Kevin found Kelly in North Carolina and questioned if she found Ace. Kelly tossed the newspaper at him (headline read Kevin suspected in assassination attempt on governor) and told him to quit being judgmental. Kevin is appalled Kelly believed these lies. Kelly was not convinced and reminded him that he had the most to gain. Kevin asked if she knows Ace's whereabouts. Kelly believed Babe (Ace's biological mother from Pine Valley) had him. Kevin needed to find Ace. Kelly needed to find him as well, but wants to do what is best for Ace, even if that means giving him up. Kelly reassured Kevin she would not steal Ace. Kevin mentioned how she let Paul steal Ace for her. Kelly rehashes why she was desperate to have a baby. She explained she loved him and was afraid of losing him, especially since he was panting after Blair. Kelly asked what happened to the man she loved. Kevin replied she lied and lied to him and he stopped caring. They both shared how much they love Ace. Kevin asked Kelly how she can give him up and walk away. Kelly could not answer. Kevin wanted to search with Kelly, but Kelly convinced him to return to Llanview. Kelly asked Kevin to trust her. Kevin appeared to trust Kelly and hoped she knew what she was doing. Kevin departed and called a private investigator to follow Kelly, since Kevin does not, nor will he trust her.
At the police station, Bo, Nora and Duke did not believe the stories regarding Kevin, however, leaving town did not help the situation. David called Evangeline to represent him, since he was arrested for Paul's murder. All believed David was covering for Dorian, who is in custody as well. Evangeline reminded John of their dinner plans, however, John had already eaten with Natalie. Evangeline is upset and disappointed. Adriana arrived and questioned why Bo didn't let Dorian go, since David was arrested. Nora and Duke calm Adriana. Paige called Bo regarding Jessica. Evangeline and John discussed how Cristian might react when he finds out how close John and Natalie became while he was away. John and Natalie agreed to stay away from each other, since Cristian blamed John for his involvement in Cristian's apparent death. Evangeline was not pleased with the situation. Bo and Nora arrived back at the police station and Nora stated that even if Tico woke up, he has so many charges pending; he won't leave a prison cell for the rest of his life. Nora commented how exhausted Bo looked, and asked if she can help. Bo advised he had it covered and went into his office. Evangeline asked about Jessica and learned from Nora she was in stable condition. Nora asked if she was going to represent David. Evangeline stated she did not know, but she does agree how David did not kill Paul and is protecting Dorian. Nora was amazed how David could care for someone other than himself. Evangeline answered how love is a powerful thing. Nora wanted to know what was happening with John. Evangeline was feeling positive about them until she ran into R.J. Speaking with R.J. made her feel insecure about her relationship with John. Nora advised her to ignore R.J. Evangeline felt John was sincere about her, but the connection between John and Natalie always interfered. John arrived and asked Evangeline if the dinner invitation was still available. She responded he already had dinner. John stated he had not had dessert. They left together. Nora found Bo asleep in his office. She gave him a blanket, turned out the lights and left.
Natalie walked into Cristian's hospital room, while Cristian was dreaming of his imprisonment. Natalie tried to get Cristian to talk about his dream, but he refused. He told Natalie she was his salvation to get home. Cristian did say how he escaped many times, but when he was caught, they beat him. Natalie realized Tico's men tortured him. Natalie wanted to know more about the year Cristian was away, however Cristian replied it is over. Natalie did not believe it was over for either of them. Natalie blamed herself for everything that happened to him. Cristian does not blame her. He blamed Tico. Tico stole a year of their life together. Natalie promised him they would make up for lost time and rebuild their life together. They declared their love, however, Natalie was torn about her feelings for John and ran into him outside Cristian's hospital room. Natalie told John they agreed not to see each other anymore. John was there on police business regarding Tico. John told Natalie Jessica was not improving. Natalie went to see Jessica. Cristian got out of bed and left his room.
Viki rushed back to the hospital when Paige advised Jessica's condition worsened. She developed a high fever and infection due to her stab wound. Paige was running tests and gave antibiotics to cure. Antonio arrived and was told the medical danger Jessica was in. Antonio was angry and upset by the news. Jessica was still unconscious. Viki stayed by her side. Bo, Nora and Duke arrived to console Viki. They left to call Clint, leaving Antonio with Jessica. Antonio told Jessica to fight, as he still loves her and won't lose her. Paige returned with Viki and informed Viki and Antonio that she has Jessica's test results. All tests are negative and Paige believed in Jessica's recovery. Bo and Nora prayed for Jessica's recovery before they left. Antonio left Viki with Jessica. Natalie told Jessica how much she needs her. Paige advised they all needed to rest. Viki convinced Natalie to go and told Jessica she would be back. Viki took Natalie home. Jessica woke up, got out of bed and left her room.
Sonia stopped by to visit Tico. Sonia explained to the policeman stationed at Tico's room, she came to say goodbye. She was leaving on another assignment to Hawaii in a few hours. Tico remained in a coma. John arrived and Sonia discussed her new assignment away from Llanview. Sonia believed Antonio and Jessica would live happily ever after until John explained how Jessica is fighting for her life. Sonia saw Antonio, apologized and stated Tico won't cause anymore harm to anyone. Antonio wished Sonia well.
Adriana comforted Antonio in the hospital chapel. Adriana decided to light a candle for Jessica. Antonio advised his faith was limited. His thoughts were of revenge against Tico. Adriana stated how she's angry with Tico and was sorry she allowed him into her life and heart. Antonio told Adriana not to blame herself. She was not the only person Tico hurt. Adriana stated how Tico did not fool Antonio. He never believed in Tico. Antonio was angered by Adriana's comments. Adriana wanted Antonio to let his love for Jessica outweigh his hate for Tico. Adriana left Antonio in the chapel. Antonio asked the priest for forgiveness. The priest asked what he had done. Antonio responded it wasn't about what I have done; it was about what I am about to do. Antonio left.
The policeman guarding Tico was pulled away to help with a violent patient. The nurse explained how she could not locate security and since Tico was in a coma, he wasn't going anywhere. The guard agreed to assist her.
Viki went to the chapel to pray for her family. As Viki was reciting the Lord's Prayer, Jessica was stumbling around the hospital corridors. Her vision was out of focus. While looking through the glass into Tico's room, she saw an arm pull the plug on his life support. Jessica turned to leave, but fell and became unconscious. As she fell, she left her handprint on the window as the eerie sound of Tico's death filled the room.