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Laken is surprised by the visit of T.J. her ex-fiancé to Santa Barbara. He still seems to love her. Jake gets a new contract with a modelling agency. Hayley decides to work on the co-operative for the students of the university to finance her studies, in spite of Jake's new wage. Gina succeeds in being imprisoned and asks Keith to help her to speak to Maxine Carter, the woman who was in possession of Pamela's locket. She tells Gina that she spent time with Pamela in Bellevue, a psychiatric asylum for prisoners. Gina is now certain that Pamela is still alive. Julia, Jeffrey and Kelly follow the track of Arcana up to the Club 666, a striptease place. But they come back with nothing and decide to go back to the desert. Cain tells Eden and Cruz about his memories concerning Eleanor Norris, her true name. Cruz goes to Alex's laboratory to confront her. Alex denies this at first, before admitting being the father of Elena. He then tells his daughter that Cruz discovered everything. He once again gets worried about what she could do to the Capwell's. Cruz then comes to visit Elena. He threatens her with death if she tries once again to hurt Eden. Elena says nothing, but recorded every word of their exhange on tape...
First appearance in the series of T.J. Daniels.
Cruz explains to the Capwell family that Elena is the daughter of Alex Nikolas and that she seems intent on killing all children of C.C.. He asks them to wait until policemen come to accompany them to Ventura, while other agents will come to replace them in the Capwell residence. Ted calls Laken to cancel their dinner at the Orient-Express, while she has already laid a table in favour of Ted's new wine. She is joined by T.J. who she introduces to her father. In her flat, Elena reserves a wheelchair by telephone, then a room called the Laser Palace. When she goes out from her home, Pearl follows her up to the airport. Cruz joins him there and Pearl confesses to him that he lost her trace. Cruz is persuaded that she did not take the plane. Indeed, Elena is alone on the beach of Santa Barbara, when suddenly Cain arrives and grabs her, a dagger in his hand...
Elena succeeds in avoiding in Cain. Alex finds her at home and recommends to that she hides in a bungalow which belongs to him on the beach. Because of different symptoms, Gina thinks that she is pregnant, while she thought she was sterile after her miscarriage. She takes a pregnancy test which proves to be positive. In Johnny's, Keith chokes on his fish soup. Brick comes help him in front of the anxious clients. Jane uses this to suggest publicly that Keith helps Brick to be included in the police college as a reward for his heroic act. Alex phones Cruz to inform him that Cain is on Elena's trace and tells him where she is. Cruz asks Eden to go back to her parents' while he goes to Alex's bungalow. But Elena, who meantime locked Cain up there in the cellar, had the time to flee. She goes to Cruz's and watches Eden, who stayed there...
Exhausted, Mason agrees to sign the document for which he was taken away. On their way towards the desert, Kelly guesses that Samantha is the daughter of Mason. Julia explains to her and Jeffrey the conditions of her conception. They arrive at the bar visited by Willy, an Indian. But when Julia approaches it by speaking to him about Arcana, Willy runs away. The next day, Julia, Kelly and Jeffrey arrive at the Desperado, where Mason is, wrists trussed up to the ceiling, a homemade bomb placed between his feet. When Cruz arrives home he finds the living room turned upside down and Eden's wheelchair overturned. Elena calls him and arranges to meet him at the Laser Palace. C.C. is also contacted by Elena who asks him to join her alone. Eden, then Cain, arrive at the Capwell residence safe and sound. At the Laser Palace, Cruz is on Elena's trace. She succeeds in stealing the weapon from him and, seeing that a third person is following them, locks herself in a room. A gunshot blares. Cruz rushes indoors and finds Elena lying on the floor, hurt by bullet. C.C. arrives and Cruz leaves him with Elena to call an ambulance. When C.C. asks her who pulled the trigger, Elena tells him that it was Cruz and calls him "Daddy"...
From this episode, Josh Cruze replaces Tony Acierto in the role of Willy.
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Gina tells Keith that she is pregnant. While she feared his reaction, Keith proves to be delighted. Elena dies in the arms of C.C.. He refuses to tell Cruz what Elena said to him. The police arrive and Keith asks Cruz and C.C. to recount the last minutes with Elena. Cruz seems to be the perfect suspect: he was alone with Elena, it is his weapon which killed her and he had a motive. Jeffrey tries to find the good thread which would allow the bomb to deactivate under Mason's feet. He achieves this operation in one second of explosion. Mason is driven to the closest hospital. He thinks he can guess where his jailers went. In front of Eden and Sophia, Cruz asks C.C. to repeat to him what Elena said to him before dying. But C.C. skips the part where she called him "Daddy"...
In Johnny's, T.J. hears Hayley complaining to Jake about her working problems: she does not succeed in selling her hot dogs to the students of the university. T.J. decides to go there and pays some clients to buy from her. In spite of the disagreement of C.C., Cruz chooses to tell Keith the truth and tells him that Elena accused him of his murder just before dying. Keith is delighted with this semi-admission of guilt. Mason left the hospital and joins the striptease bar where Willy is. He hits him violently and the Indian is electrocuted by falling against an electrical cupboard. Jeffrey finds the document which Mason was obliged to sign: it is a testament where Mason leaves his property to Elena. It is proof for him that she is the woman behind the abduction. Kelly calls her father to announce that they found Mason. But C.C. is still under the impact of his meeting with Alex: he confirmed to C.C. that Elena was his daughter and makes him carry the responsibility of her death...
T.J. attracts crowds when climbing in front of a huge advertising poster for The Beast. He is taking the research of a job to new heights! Ted joins him to promote his new alcoholic beverage, then it is Jake, Laken and Hayley who join them. Ted uses the warm ambience of this party between friends to give Hayley the final papers of their divorce. Brick dresses in his uniform on the eve of entering the police academy. Jane gives him white underpants with big red hearts. Keith informs Cruz that at Elena’s he found a shirt belonging to him, as well as a list of presents which he would have given her. Among them, cuff-links engraved with his initials. Eden finds one in a drawer at the beach house and Cruz gives it to Keith as proof of his good faith. Having questioned Cain, Sophia, then Carmen, Keith seems more and more certain of the guilt of Cruz...
Kelly and Jeffrey give Keith the testament which Elena forced Mason to sign. Mason is finally taken home, accompanied by Kelly, Jeffrey and Julia. He finds Victoria and Chip. Sophia and C.C. come to visit him and tell him about the death of Elena. C.C. seems ready to finally accept the upcoming marriage of Kelly and Jeffrey. Keith showers Gina with presents for her pregnancy and offers marriage to her once again. Brick puts Johnny's up for sale. Lionel tells him that he is interested to buy it back from him. After his first day, Brick is disappointed to have discovered that his team mate in the police academy is in fact a co-team member. Jane finds his reaction conservative. Lionel makes Julia confess that she is in love with Mason. Once the night has fallen, she is alone at home with Samantha, while Mason does not succeed in conquering his insomnia...
|Gina and Keith give us an amusing remake of the family television series of the fifties Leave It to Beaver, having renamed it Leave It to Keith.|
The hour of the funeral for Elena arrives. Alex assures Cruz that he believes in his innocence and that he does not know what could motivate her acts against the Capwells. With Alex, C.C. is the only one present at the service. Gina’s doctor comes to tell her that she is not pregnant in reality. He confirms also that she will never be able to have a child. Gina bursts her grief in Keith's arms. Jake rents a yacht to have a romantic party with Hayley. He asks her to marry him. At Johnny's, Jane acknowledges Celia, the co-team member of Brick in the police academy. She proves to be a splendid fair-haired woman very close to Brick.
|Elena Nikolas will make a reappearance in flashbacks in episodes 841 and 847.|
Hayley explains to Jake that she wants to wait before planning to get married again, when suddenly she feels a violent pain in the belly. Jake calls a doctor: Hayley has appendicitis and is driven to the hospital. Gina, who planned to leave for New York to follow Pamela's track, changes her plans to go to the hospital where Hayley is. Julia comes to find Mason at home to inform him that Cruz has just been arrested. Cruz is questioned by Keith and proclaims his innocence, while stressing the fact that he has never been the lover of Elena. He is taken to the cell. There, he finds himself nose to nose with old enemy, Angel Ramirez, who has decided to take revenge...
|First reappearance in the series of Angel Ramirez since episode 599.|
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