Adam preyed on Victoria's insecurities (of which she has a dispatch box brimming with vulnerabilities to be used against her) and Victor's Thunderdome business-style running NE (Three siblings enter, the one not bleeding to death leaves). I don't recollect Adam going after her children, except Victoria bringing home agitation and Victor-generated self-doubt that poisoned the atmosphere of the Turquoise Suburban Prison.
I'm not surprised NotBilly is thumping his chest, making grunting noises, playing Victoria's White Knight. It fulfills two purposes -- NotBilly demonstrates to Victoria that he's her defender from the antagonistic Adam that did everything in his power to undermine her position at NE and in Victor's affections. And NotBilly won't let Adam be absolved of killing Delia, destroying the evidence, covering it up for months and trolling NotBilly online out of misguided guilt (Sorry I killed your daughter, but not sorry I keep rubbing salt in the open wound). Certainly NotBilly blames Adam for everything NotBilly did in response to Delia's death; blames him for the affair that blew up his marriage to Victoria, and all his other personal/career blunders. Adam returned as Gabriel and destroyed NotBilly's relationship with Chelsea, and the cock-blocking goes on and on … NotBilly can justifiably hate on Adam, but remaining blind to log in his own eye makes NotBilly no saint by a long shot.
Victor brings back Adam, not only to make up for his Chloe-related miscalculation in punishing Adam and Chelsea for wanting lives of their own away from his dominance, Victor wants Adam back in GC, sans-amnesia, to run NE. Victoria has proven she isn't Newman enough to head NE when she has allowed NotBilly back into her life; a situation Victor cannot abide.
From your mouth to God's ear ...
Apple cheeks (Did JT get a facial peel?) and one of those May I speak to your manager? hair cuts … JT's got to be a lousy tipper when you see the Fantastic Sam's final result.
Adam saving Sharon when she burned down The Ranch was not so clear cut or so simple as she described or as TIIC would like the viewer to believe. The fact is that Sharon remained MyPolar as a rabid weasel post-Ranch fire, right on through the Marco doppelgänger saga, Ol'Hammertoes and Gabriel/Adam, Dylan the Wooden Boy and SullyCAN, and Adam Go Boom -- She's only been medicated and graduated as a Doctor of Runestone Psychology Knowledge for the last 15 (plus or minus) months, Adam has been Go Boom since 2016.
<shrug> TIIC need Sharon to be beholding to Adam, real or imagined off the storyboard, pretending he's a human being with warmth and feelz and needz. And Amnesia Adam (or Adam Playing Everyone For Fools) has got her believing she can reach into his wounded psyche and heal him … As only Sharon knows how to heal.
Let's see … Nick, Rey Rey, NotBilly and Amnesia Adam … The Swinging Dick Brotherhood, all chasing after, defending, protecting or jumping on the same vagina.
I dare say it's going to get aggressive and crowded.
There's an old saying about threesomes … or in this case, fivesomes: Someone is left unrequited … The cheese stands alone.
Nick has plenty to be worried about. Victor has fixed (read: paid off) Adam's previous Go Boom legal issues. Once Adam get's his <cough> memory back and feet on the ground, with Victor's blessing, he will displace Victoria at NE, and be crowned Victor's consiglieri. Then Adam will finish off Nick and take CAN back to live with him on the redecorated Tack House (a major decorating improvement) … CAN is catnip for Victor and Sharon, and they will pretend to be torn, but support Adam taking possession of his son.
Nothing like boinking in damp swimsuits on clean bedding.
Dumber may as well announce her plans out loud as she's telegraphed her every move so far. Try a little stealth, and make it entertaining when you faceplant, Dumber.
Dumber's a dope, daughter of a lummox and a honey badger -- She's no genius, but has proven to be selfish and destructive to her own ends.
Adam's a whole other hybrid, and has the historic bona fides of his hostility and unforgiving revenge against all things Newman. Whatever game Adam is playing with Victor (amnesiac) he's returned to GC to take what he can squeeze out of Victor, or (not an amnesiac) has returned to take his pound of flesh because of what Victor took from Adam before Go Boom.
Whether he's an amnesiac or not, so far everyone is operating as if Adam is an empty vessel needing to be told about his past … Their version of the past. Victor has whitewashed his control issues and manipulations in Adam's life. Sharon has had her entire MyPolar history laundered to rewrite Adam as some sort of humanitarian to the mentally ill, stray animals and those that have had their memories wiped clean and in need of a bruising reeducation in the nature of Adam Newman.
Even if it's raining anvils, Victor will wave off or over-ride any of Nick or Victoria's cautions that Adam has returned to destroy them all.
Hold the creamed herring. I'll take mine smoked or pickled on pumpernickel.