The authorities thwart Stefano's efforts to get himself and E.J. out of Salem. Nicole and Taylor learn that Arnold (the fake Rafe) will go free in a plea deal, and Brady tries to stop the bickering that flares up as a result. Abe lets Lexie know that her father will have to be arrested. Hope and Bo gloat to D.A. Woods over Bo's return to the force. Sami meets Rafe's old partner, Sofia, and is intensely jealous.