Rumorville:  It looks like Kristina's friend, Allie- the gal who was interested in Michael- bites the dust as a result of the bus crash.

Brenda and Sonny may be aiming for a Valentine's Day wedding...look for some missing persons not long after, likely to be Balkan-related.

Sam and Jason learn of her pregnancy in late February. Her high-risk pregnancy will require precautionary measures, which could possibly involve Liz.

Laura Webber Baldwin Spencer is expected to return with the spring..

And so the salt shaker goes..