The week of August 1st through August 5th promises to be full of drama and surprise as the week ends with viewers wanting more. The Summer Olympics will preempt the show for the next two weeks so you know the writers will leave things unsaid and stones unturned as we anxiously wait for the return of 'Days of Our Lives.'Gabi (Camila Banus)may have a stalker. Her father Eduardo (A. Martinez) has a very colorful past and possibly the stalker is linked to him. Not knowing his young sister may be in danger, Rafe (Galen Gering) takes another chanceat romance withHope (Kristian Alfonso).Paul (Christopher Sean) and Sonny (Freddie Smith) obviously still have feelings for each other.

They are spending time together at Club TBD and we wait for the romance to rekindle between the two.Chad (Billy Flynn) and Jennifer (Melissa Reeves) are still entangled in a custody battle for baby Thomas. Chad has a flashback on his father, 'Days of Our Lives' iconicStefano as Jennifer sees the ghost of her husband Jack. Neither is in the battle alone.

Deimos is Salem's new Don Juan

'Days of Our Lives' has a new love triangle as Nicole (Arianna Zucker) spends the night with Deimos (Vincent Irizarry). All goes well until Deimos begins to talk about marriage and children. Nicole is left wondering where that came from as she makes her dash for freedom. Unable to make a clean escape, she runs into Chloe (Nadia Bjorlin).Chloe has her own set ofDeimos problems on her mind.

Just when she thought she was getting her life back on track, she finds out she is pregnant. She confides in Phillip (John-Paul Lavoisier) about her situation.

Tate's Kidnapping

Brady (Eric Martsolf) and his father John (Drake Hogestyn) continue to work on finding his son Tate. The twists and turns of the kidnapping continue to become more complex as John travels to Indianapolis to follow leads in the search. Back in Salem, Maggie (Suzanne Rogers) thinks it would be beneficial to turn to Caroline (Peggy McCay) for help. Her psychic powers might lead somewhere, right?