Ava is under pressure to run drugs for Clyde in order to protect Tripp. She broke up with Harris and claims to be in love with Stefan DiMera, but their relationship is just a cover. Stefan is also being forced to run drugs to protect Gabi in prison and claims to be having an affair with Ava. Ava knows that Stefan is not Jake, but she may start seeing him as a substitute. As this happens, the issue of Gabi may become less important.