Nikolas got caught up in family issues, and encouraged Brook Lynn to take the offer because he couldn't put her first. The character had previously been portrayed by Jay Lacopo on November 2, 1998.
On Valentine's Day 1998, Elizabeth Webber (Rebecca Herbst) is raped, and Lucky Spencer (then Jonathan Jackson) helps her recover.
Originally played by actress Brooke Radding in 1996, the character was last portrayed by actress Adrianne León when her birth date was revised to 1987 starting in 2004.
Leon was nominated for two awards for the role in 2005: the Soap Opera Digest "Outstanding Female Newcomer Award", and "Outstanding Younger Actress" in the Daytime Emmy Awards. It was announced in 2010 that Leon would return to the show as Brook Lynn that May.
Elizabeth was interested in pursuing a relationship with Nikolas after previously turning him down, but Nikolas was now interested in Brook Lynn, and turned her down.