Bill manages to find out where Caroline is and he pays her a visit. Caroline doesn't want to hear his explanations when he begins apologising for his actions. Bill notices the diamond ring on her finger and demands to know if she has returned to Ridge. Caroline tells him to butt out of her life and allow her to be her own woman. Ridge tells Thorne that Caroline accepted his ring. Ridge begins to show hope of having Caroline again, but Thorne isn't impressed by the news. Beth goes to her boss, Ruth Wilson, to decline the order for the Forrester party, but Ruth tells her that it's an oppotunity for her to make lots of money and tells Beth that she has to take it. Beth arrives at the Forrester home and is greeted by Stephanie. Beth hopes and prays that Eric will not remember her. Beth becomes nervous as the party begins and Eric comes home. She attempts to hide herself from view.