Early Wednesday morning, Ethan is panicked that Nicole has disappeared—and, in that panic, he realizes the depth of his feelings for her. When Nicole contacts him at last, her unsettling request makes him wonder what he's walking into. Next, Sylvia receives a shocking phone call, Dani and Liam rush back to town to hear stunning news, Jack's presence is requested at a strange sidewalk meeting, and the hallway outside Lauren's hospital room fills with commotion. Finally, the chaos of the last ten days in Hidden Falls is resolving. Questions get answers with an astonishing story. Friends and community share relief and gratitude, and long-held dreams finally come true.