1. Countess W and Mad World should, primarily, be parfumeries. Because two companies going to extreme lengths to extract essences and craft unforgettable scents would be so much sexier than the battle of the anti-aging creams. I mean, I know we didn't see much of that battle but I think there's a reason we didn't: because it would've been boring as hell. But scent is seductive and elusive. Days could send characters to interesting locations to obtain one-of-a-kind ingredients. Or they could take a page from Patrick Suskind's Perfume: The Story of a Murderer and have the competing companies go to increasingly dangerous and deadly lengths to obtain their raw materials.
2. Make the Dimeras art thieves. I kind of like the recent development that Sami feels insecure about not being cultured and educated enough to bond with her fiancé over topics, like fine art, that he finds interesting. The Dimeras have a reputation for appreciating the finer things in life. I'd love to see them stealing priceless artifacts from history museums or collaborating with forgers to pass off fakes of great masterworks. Something lucrative and fun, not their regular skulking around the DiMansion shenanigans.
3. Use Bev and Rory more. Because JJ's far less interesting now that he's reformed and fallen for goody-goody Paige. If they're the sweet couple then Rory and Bev could be the fun-loving troublemakers. Every age group needs a couple of those and Rory and Bev are already fairly interesting, layered characters. Plus they're played by some truly charming young talents who deserve more time on our screens.
4. Use Kayla more. Because she's Kayla and she's awesome.
5. More Nick and EJ. Until recently I've been pretty uninterested in Elvis but the fling with Abigail and the rest of the "Nick returns from the dead" coverup have made me see him in a new light. I appreciate his calm, cool approach to the situation. I appreciate that he comes closest to being as clever as Nick. Because as much as I like seeing Nick make mischief for his adversaries it's less fun to watch when his adversaries act like a bunch of childish idiots. I think there's some small part of EJ that respects Nick's intelligence and cunning. As long as Days continues to write Nick as more black hat than gray I think I'd like to see him interact primarily with EJ. They have a compelling dynamic. And, dare I say it? They have some serious chemistry. I know that both characters have been established as heterosexual but since when has Days adhered to established character traits? What I'm trying to say is I could get on board with a dark, twisted, angst-ridden romantic entanglement between the two of them. But I know that out of all the impossible things on this list this is easily the one I'm most unlikely to see. It may be time for me to finally try my hand at fan fiction . . .
6. Bring back Chelsea. As much fun as Elick might be to explore I think Chelsea has always been the one for the Fallonator. There were so many times where she made me angry (her absurd love affair with Doctor Dan ranks particularly high on the list) but I think, out of all of Nick's love interests, she's the one who truly cared about him and his well being and really loved him. In addition, I can't see her falling for his machinations and that's exactly what he needs; he needs someone who won't allow herself to be manipulated by him, who will call him out when he's acting inappropriately but who cares for him all the same. Someone who can see both the good and bad in him and recognize the same in herself. A partner, not a pawn. That's the story I'd love to see. It's the one I've wanted to see for years.