Ash, Abby & Brad
Brad tells Ashley that the adoption hearing is set for next week -- in time for the christening. Ashley wants Brad to help her come up with a "suitable" date for Jack. Much to their chagrin, Jill tells them that she knows who Jack's mystery girl is but refuses to share the information. She tells them that Jack has found himself a hottie who is "no girl scout."
Mac & Billy
Mac sees Billy give Brittany the opal ring that Billy had given her when they were seeing each other. She drops a tray of mugs and glasses and stops frozen at the scene. When she runs away, Brittany demands to know what happened to upset Mackenzie. Billy tells her about how he found the ring in his pocket, saw Mac and gave the ring her to prove a point with Mac. Brittany is appalled and later embarrassed when John interrupts the two. Billy says he is trying to move on (from Mac) and Brittany tells him to prove it. Billy locks the door and they kiss passionately.
Neil & Olivia
Neil confesses that he was glad Mamie didn't make it to dinner because it would have been a different kind of evening with the three of them. Olivia confesses that it was a setup for Mamie to cancel. Neil is shocked to know that Olivia went to such lengths to arrange an evening with him as their relationship had always been based on honesty. Olivia explains that she has felt like they were "off-track" over her dealings with Malcolm. Neil says she means way too much to him to treat that way. Little Nate wakes up and Neil leaves.
Jack & Phyllis
Even after more sweaty and out-of-breath pillow talk, Jack doesn't want to go public with their relationship. Phyllis gets upset (especially when he told her that Ash was setting him up with a date to the christening), but Jack reminds her how upset his family would be and how they think she might be using him to get Jabot secrets. He says he just wants to be cautious and Phyllis caves in. However, when she is showering, Jack goes through her files.
Victor & Diane
Victor tries unsuccessfully to reach an out-of-town Paul Williams, but catches Michael Baldwin in his office. He proceeds -- loudly and clearly -- to tell Michael to tell Diane that he is deadly serious about his offer to her and she will suffer dire consequences if she doesn't accept it.
Meanwhile, Leanna finds an angle to the story when she realizes that Victor is throwing Diane and her child out onto the street. Leanna listens as Diane says that she doesn't want to go through the mess she did before, but she wants Victor to pay for turning his back on her and the child. Diane gets ruffled when Leanna asks if she is sure that the child is Victor's, but a cool Leanna explains to Diane in no uncertain terms that she will have to use the image of her child to crush Victor in the tabloids. Diane agrees.
Nick arrives to meet his father over some NE business. Nick asks if he's heard what Diane's answer will be. He hasn't heard yet and has no idea what she'll do. He then gets a call form the detective who reports over a recent discussion between Diane and Leanna Love where Diane mentions her determination to battle Victor to the bitter end. Victor is legally ready to battle no matter how it works out. He plans to go home and kick her to the curb. Nick warns that Leanna will jump on that and make him out to be a monster. He doesn't give a damn.
Sharon brings Cassie by to see Nikki and give her a Valentine. Miguel reports that Leanna and her crew are at the front gate determined to get a statement from a Newman. They turn on the TV to see her report about Victor's 'abandoning of his child'. Leanna arrive sat the house later surprised at Nikki's cooperation. Nikki makes a very polite statement asking for the media's discretion when it comes to the baby. Leanna senses there's more going on than the Newman's are admitting.
Brad surprises Ashley with a Valentine. She mentions that she's working on details for Abby's christening. She then pulls out something she found in his dresser: his little black book from his swinging bachelor days. She playfully goes through it only to have him mention the dancing attributes of each of his old flames. She gets serious and wants to set Jack up with one of Brad's exes. Ash calls one up and succeeds in getting Jack a date.
Brittany tries to mend fences with Rianna. She's happy about a new development with Billy but is keeping mum on the details. She finally confesses that she and Billy made love and this time he definitely remembers. Later Billy arrives and Rianna leaves them alone to talk. Brittany gives Billy a valentine: a matching bracelet. She's so happy about what they did. Now that they are really connected they no longer have to worry about Mac.
Billy flashes back to a recent talk with Brittany where she asked him to prove his dedication to her and how he did it (making love to her) John asks how things went with Brittany the night before. Jack interrupts in a chipper mood. John fills in his oldest son on his youngest's romantic problems. Billy assures them that he worked everything out. Jack asks him how they resolved things. Jill arrives wanting Billy and Brittany's help in making Phillip's stay at Jill's more fun. He doesn't want to go to the house for fear of seeing Mackenzie. Jill senses that something's different about him.
Malcolm brings the flowers from the date with Alex to Phyllis. He mentions that things with Alex went well. Phyllis reports that she and Jack had a great night. She then notices that she left an important NE folder out all night while Jack was there. She trusts him but why leave temptation lying around. She then tells Malcolm that Ashley plans to set Jack up on a date for Abby's christening. Malcolm assures her that there's no one out there who can hold a candle to Phyllis. She wants to make sure of it. She calls the chapel where the christening is happening and manages to get the info on when it is. Malcolm can't believe she's actually going to crash a christening.
Jack reminisces on his night with Phyllis. Jill wants an update on the Phyllis plan. She almost spilled the beans to Brad and his sister. She'll keep his secret if he keeps her appraised. He admits to seeing Phyllis the night before and how he caught a glimpse at a Newman Enterprises folder. It wasn't vital but shows a good sign that she leaves things lying around. Jill's frustrated at the lack of progress. He assures her that when the time is right he will make his move. He has his eye on the prize. Leave him alone, keep her mouth shut and have some faith. She reluctantly agrees. He tells himself that it takes time and the more time the better.
Marissa visits, wondering what Diane is planning. Michael arrives, wondering the same. She's made up her mind, she's standing her ground. Her recent chat with Leanna Love convinced her that her instincts are right. Michael warns her that Leanna Love is a user looking to fuel her story. He then tells her about Victor's visit to his office and the message he wanted him to give Diane. Diane doesn't give a damn but Michael presses. He firmly believes Victor isn't bluffing. Diane isn't fazed. Michael half-heartedly wishes her luck. The phone rings. It's Leanna, who's waiting for Diane downstairs. It's time to get things rolling. Diane stares at Christian. Victor arrives ready for his answer. She asks him if he intentionally chose Valentine's day. Is it supposed to be ironic. He's surprised that Leanna isn't perched outside. Diane asked her to leave. She then mentions she's made her decision: she's leaving town.