SPOILER ALERT: The next story comprises particulars from tonight’s episode of Bachelor in Paradise.

It’s week two of ABC‘s Bachelor in Paradise, and the lads have the facility of the rose.

First up on the docket for viewers tonight is the love triangle between Olivia, Will and Kylie, which over the course of the episode results in escalating tensions between the three. Will is already prepared and keen to dedicate his life to Kylie, giddily exclaiming these well-known final phrases, “There’s nothing you could do to ruin my day,” just for Kylie’s first selection, Aven, to indicate up on the seashore. Olivia predicted that this could occur, and takes nice satisfaction in seeing Will handled like a placeholder after being spurned following their Episode 1 make-out. However her lust for revenge isn’t happy there, so she makes it her mission to steal Aven out from beneath Kylie.

As destiny would have it, Aven does arrive bearing a date card, and after pulling each Kylie and Olivia individually for a chat, he decides to ask out the previous. Will’s soul left his physique in that second, he says, and when Kylie pulls him later to speak about what’s transpired, she acts as if she hasn’t but determined between the 2 males in her life, although it’s fairly apparent to the viewer that she has. Kylie then takes off for her second one-on-one in two weeks, sharing a date with Aven aboard a ship that concludes with a passionate kiss.

Elsewhere in Paradise, Blake and Jess deepen their bond, as do Brayden and Kat, Aaron S. and Sam, and Sean and Rachel. Whereas Aaron B. had appeared beforehand to be hitting it off with Mercedes, he finds himself connected on the hip unexpectedly with Eliza, who cheerfully displays on how good it’s not to be in a annoying love triangle state of affairs, just like the one she wound up in final season. Whereas Mercedes laments being ghosted, Aaron B. opens up about kissing her to Eliza. His intentions are pure in doing so, however Eliza can’t assist however really feel a way of triggering déjà vu. In the long run although, the pair reconciles, with Eliza coming to appreciate simply how sturdy the emotions are that she feels for Aaron. As this is occurring, ladies together with Greer, Cat and Olivia stress about not having discovered their match, begging for extra males to return all the way down to the seashore, in order that they may stand an opportunity of lengthening their stays in Paradise.

And, in fact, somebody does come down. It isn’t a man, although, however slightly former Bachelorette Hannah Brown, who casts a spell on a starstruck seashore when she arrives, solely to emphasize them out given uncertainty about her intentions. If she’s right here to this point, she’s prone to be a significant menace to the ladies, as “The Taylor Swift of Bachelor Nation” (in Jess’s phrases), who will virtually definitely seize a rose out of considered one of their fingers. Hannah makes the ladies sweat much more when she pulls two pairs of males for chats — first Blake and Will, after which Brayden and Aaron S. However in the long run, we be taught that this has all been a tease, as Hannah has, actually, discovered love already. Her true intentions are first hinted at by a date card, which talks about “burning questions” to be answered that night time.

Later, at “the first official Paradise Bonfire,” Hannah calls for sincere responses from forged members to questions they’d slightly not reply, which shed new gentle on relationship dynamics. Cat reveals that she’s hoping to attach with Peter, as Brooklyn admits that the person she hopes to kiss is one and the identical. Sean says he’s “pretty confident” in his burgeoning relationship with Rachel, though it’s nonetheless early days, and Rachel appears to be on the identical web page. If there’s anybody else Sean has eyes on, it’s Jess, although she appears to have her coronary heart set on Blake, who expresses an openness to the potential of connecting with new ladies on the seashore, a lot to Jess’s dismay. Kat and Brayden can each see an actual future with each other, however whereas Brayden has eyes just for Kat, she could possibly be seduced by Tyler Norris or Tanner Courtad, she admits. Aaron B. places all his chips on Eliza, and Kylie has to confess her choice for Aven’s kisses. Aven says he believes he might discover actual love with Kylie, but when he needed to join with another person, it will be Olivia — as Olivia makes it identified that she would relish the possibility. Olivia admits that she feels “done dirty” by Kylie and that she wound ship her residence if she might, and Will takes us residence as he acknowledges {that a} blissful ending for him in Paradise would imply leaving engaged.

The bonfire might need been all enjoyable and video games for Hannah, however within the aftermath, it has contestants reeling, together with Sean, who notes that even essentially the most seemingly impenetrable connections can disintegrate in a second in Paradise. Amongst these left heartbroken is Will, who hears from Kylie that she has a special form of spark with Aven.

Amidst a rising consciousness for the ladies that three will quickly be going residence, Mercedes strikes up a dialog with Will to admit her emotions for him, leaving him crying tears of pleasure and exclaiming that “it should’ve always been Mercedes.” Peter feels just like the belle of the ball as he courts curiosity from Greer and Cat, however just like the true villain he was made out to be in Charity Lawson’s version of “The Men Tell All,” he decides to go after Sam, who’s already coupled up with Aaron S. When Peter sits down with Sam, he tries to suggest that Aaron is immature in hopes of convincing her of getting with him, even when he denies doing so later when confronted.

Fortuitously for Aaron, although, Sam accepts his rose when requested. Different {couples} leaving this week’s rose ceremony collectively included Brayden and Kat, Blake and Jess, Aaron B. and Eliza, Will and Mercedes, Sean and Rachel, Aven and Kylie, and the wild-card duo of Peter and Olivia, leaving Cat, Greer and Brooklyn to be despatched packing.

But when Brayden feels safe proper now, he shouldn’t, because the Episode 3 tease reveals that he’s quickly to be burned, as Kat accepts a date with Tanner. Additionally developing is the arrival of “hot commodity” Tyler Norris, who pulls Rachel, after taking part in her season…and the storyline nobody requested for, Sam’s altogether unlucky medical emergency.

Airing weekly after new episodes of latest spin-off The Golden Bachelor, which has to this point garnered spectacular scores, Bachelor in Paradise might be again with a brand new episode subsequent Thursday night time.