Days of Our Lives spoilers tease that Aiden (Daniel Cosgrove) has dropped a bomb on Hope (Kristian Alfonso). He told her that he knew that she killed Stefano and let someone else take the fall for it. She denied his claims, but he showed her proof that she was guilty. He played a recording of her confessing to what she did. He is using this proof to get her to come back to him. He wants her to break up with Rafe (Galen Gering) and be with him.
Hope gives in to Aiden’s demands in order to keep him from going after Rafe and Roman (Josh Taylor) Aiden knows about Rafe and Roman’s involvement in the cover up so Hope wants to protect them. She doesn’t want them to go down for what she did. In order to protect them, she has to break Rafe’s heart again. Unfortunately for Hope, she isn’t the only one Aiden can blackmail. Aiden knows about Rafe’s involvement in the murder so he can blackmail him too.
She ends up breaking up with Rafe. She doesn’t tell him about the blackmail. She just ends the relationship with the detective. Rafe doesn’t accept the break up easily.
The couple ends up arguing over her decision to end things with him. She has to do whatever she can to make him think that she doesn’t want to be with him anymore. He realizes that something isn’t right when she breaks up with him again. It doesn’t take long for him to put two and two together. He suspects that Aiden has something to do with Hope’s decision to break up with him.
Rafe confronts Aiden about Hope’s decision to end things with him. During the confrontation, Rafe ends up hitting him. Unfortunately for Rafe, Aiden will get the last laugh. Rafe eventually gives in and honors Hope’s wishes.
Will Rafe accept Hope’s decision to end things with him? Will Hope change her mind about being with Aiden? Will Rafe and Hope come up with a way to keep Aiden from blackmailing them? Will Aiden end up turning everyone involved into the police?