I know John would do anything to save Marlena, but how could he stand there and let her children say goodbye to her, believing she was about to die?! That's so cruel! They all better be furious with him when they find out.

And come on, how could no one think of Hattie, the way "Marlena" was speaking and acting? She was just in town recently causing havoc... wouldn't her actions and behavior trigger something?