EJ congratulates Will for developing a spine and mastering blackmail at such an early age – though he supposes it is in his genes. Then EJ turns the tables on Will and tells the teen that before he play his cards he should consider whether the person he is blackmailing has anything on him.
Will realizes he has been outsmarted, but EJ won’t let him walk away. He owns him, EJ informs Will. No one would ever believe the fine upstanding Will Horton of doing EJ’s dirty work, EJ gloats.
Madison goes with Brady as he tells his grandfather that his is resigning as CEO of Titan to partner with his father in the rebuilding of Basic Black. Victor is initially outraged that Brady would give up Titan – his birthright to start a company in today’s unfavorable economic environment – particularly after all he went through to take Titan from Victor in the first place.