Kate Mansi admitted she was getting a new love interest during her last interview, noting that the pairing would be an "unexpected" and "imperfect" choice for Abigail.
She wasn't kidding. It turns out the mystery man is James Scott and the pairing is EJ and Abigail. Yes, Days of Our Lives is going there.
Next week, the pair find themselves alone together on Smith Island. EJ's coming off another rip-roaring fight with Sami. Abigail's feeling vulnerable from her break up with Chad.
Suddenly, the twosome end up locked in a passionate kiss, and things don't stop there.
Check out the steamy video preview, here.
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