In the episode of Days of our Lives on February 9, chaos ensues in Salem as the forces behind the drug epidemic resort to violence. Harris is shot and killed, and the Horton house is set on fire. On Valentine's Day Eve, Theresa and Alex discuss Jane Austen and addiction, Wendy and Tripp have an awkward encounter with Ava and Stefan, and Lucas roams around downstairs instead of staying locked up. At Doug and Julie's house, Julie tells the children the story of the Horton house. The evening takes a dark turn when Harris is lured to the docks and shot, gunfire erupts at The Pub, and the Horton house is set on fire. Xander leaves a mysterious text message on his phone and goes on a run, leaving his phone behind for Sarah to find. It remains unclear whether Xander is involved in the chaos or if he has been manipulated by someone else.