Written by: Dallas Walsh Originally Released: February 03, 2013
Episode Theme song: "Cold Shoulder"
Scene One - The Legal Firm; Natashas Office
Natasha sits at her desk and looks over some files for some clients that she will be meeting in a short time. She has been so busy at the legal firm since Preston passed away which left her senior partner. Not that she minds, she has always loved what she does and wouldnt change it for the world. She finally feels like shes in a good space personally and professionally. Business at the firm is going well and her relationship with Shane is solid as they are planning their wedding. She is so excited to finally be able to call herself Mrs. Shane Glubbs.
The one part of her life that she isnt happy with right now is her relationship with her father, Bob, because of his relationship with Kim. Not only are they dating now, but they are engaged to be married. She wishes she understood why Kim would want to date her father, especially since they were engaged before Sofia had been dead for a full year. She realizes that she will never get those answers from Kim however because she does not want to communicate with her at all. She barely recognizes her former best friend at this point in time, failing to understand how she could be in a relationship with her father.
Natasha sighs heavily trying to put the thoughts out of her head and refocus on her work. She looks up to her door when she hers a faint knock. Kim slowly opens the door to the office and steps in, Hi, she says with a small smile on her face. Kim isnt sure that visiting her friend is a good idea, but she has to reach out to Natasha. She hates the distance between them and thinks she has an idea of reconnecting them.
What are you doing here? Natasha asks coldly back to Kim, surprised she is at her office.
Kim shrugs and moves closer to her desk, I miss you Natasha, Kim reveals to her friend. I hate this distance between us. We used to be so close.
Until you started sleeping with my father, Natasha spits back to him. And it hasnt ended there, now youre engaged to him. How the hell am I supposed to feel?
Kim pauses before answering. She never meant for her relationship with Bob to be so hurtful to Natasha, it was the last thing she wanted to do. I was hoping that with time you would realize that I have grown to love your father and he loves me. We never set out to hurt you or anyone Natasha.
I dont even know what to say to that anymore Kim, Natasha replies to her. Ive heard that from you and my father over and over again. It doesnt change the fact that you have hurt me. Youve hurt my entire family.
I have an idea that may help us move past all this, Kim tells her, hoping that Natasha will hear her out. I was hoping that youd agree to be my maid of honour at my wedding. We could get close again while planning the wedding and you could see first hand how much your father and I care for each other.
Natasha looks at Kim for a moment before she bursts into laughter. She finally stops laughing and looks up at Kim, You cant be serious about this Kim! Oh my goodness, you are? Im sorry, I dont mean to hurt your feelings but theres no way in hell that I will stand up for you while you marry my father. I want nothing to do with the wedding! I want nothing to do with your relationship to him!
Kim feels her eyes start to swell with water as she looks at her best friend and gives her a quick nod. I see, Kim quickly says trying to stay calm. Well, I guess youve made yourself very clear.
Natasha watches as Kim leaves her office still stunned by Kims request. She gulps as the door closes, suddenly wondering if she was too hard on her former best friend. Natasha shakes her head knowing that Kim has to realize that she doesnt agree with her decisions, even though she does feel bad for laughing at her.
Scene Two - Twin Peaks Rehabilitation Center; Adams Room
Helen pauses as she prepares to open the door to Adams room at the rehabilitation center as she thinks back to New Years Eve when Adam had another memory of the night of his shooting which scares her because she has been working hard to convince him that Casey was the one with the gun, not her. She was able to deter him at the engagement party but she knows that he will want answers about the shooting as he was getting frustrated.
Just remember, she whispers to herself, also recalling how Casey told her that they have a small window to make Adam forget. It was then that she came up with her current plan. Youve come too far now to let Adam ruin this. You can do this, just stay focused.
She opens the door and enters the room only to see Adam laying in his bed. She looks over at her husband and smiles, Hey, she says to him, trying to sound cheery. I thought you were you at therapy. I was going to surprise you.
Adam puts the book that he is reading down on his lap and looks at his wife, Thats nice of you, he replies to her. But therapy ended about twenty minutes ago.
Howd it go? she asks him as she brings him coffee from the Sugarbowl. I brought you your favorite, bold with cream no sugar.
Thanks, he says as he takes the coffee and takes a sip of it. Mmm, thats good coffee. The stuff here is horrible.
I know, thats why I brought you one.
Thanks Helen, I really do appreciate that, he says looking at his wife knowing that they havent exactly been getting along lately because he feels like she is keeping something from him about the night of the shooting. He swears that he is remembering that she shot him, but she insists that Casey was the one with the gun. Therapy was pretty good today. I actually took a step on my own! I was using the hand rails of course, but still I think its a great sign.
Helen gets a smile on her face, Thats awesome news Adam! Im so happy and proud of you. I knew that this day would come. I havent seen you so up beat in awhile.
Adam sighs and looks at her, Theres still a lot of work to do, but I think Im on the right track. I just cant wait until I can walk completely on my own again, you know?
I get it, I do, Helen replies to him. But this is a good first move forward.
Adam looks at her and waits before he continues, You know, we need to talk about something else.
We do? she asks, trying to play dumb with her husband. She knows he wants to talk about the shooting but she doesnt want to get into it with him. If its about Dawn, I know you like seeing her but she had a play date today and I didnt want to cancel it. Im trying to keep her routine as normal as possible.
Its not about Dawn, Adam quickly replies to her. Im actually glad that shes not here because we have to talk about the shooting. I told you this on New Years Eve at the Calimo mansion. We cant keep putting this off, something isnt right about what youre telling me and I want to get to the bottom of it.
Helen stops and looks at her husband before she puts her hand on her hip, Adam, I know you have been having these she stops and tries to mock him on purpose, Memories, if you want to call them that, but youre mistaken. Casey shot you and Ive already explained this. Why must we spend our time together going over this time and time again? Do you think I like rehashing the night my husband got shot?
Then be honest with me Helen! Adam yells back finally letting his frustrations out on his wife. I know what I remember, I dont know why my memories dont match up with your story but we have to talk about it.
Lets face it Adam, this all stems down to more important things about you and it, she spits back at him.
What does that mean?
You and I, we havent been on the same page for a long time now. Weve really been growing apart of months. Ever since we thought Dawn died and you blamed me for her death, Helen tells him coldly. Thats when this marriage started going down hill. Thats why you dont believe me, we never regained that trust.
What are you saying? Adam asks, shocked by Helens reply to him.
What kind of marriage do we have if you dont believe a word I say? she asks him as she looks back at him.
Scene Three - The Pampa Grill
I was thinking of tiger lilies because I absolutely love them and the fragrance is pretty from them, Veronica tells Jeff, whom is sitting across from her at a table in the restaurant.
He picks up his glass of white wine and takes a drink of it, Honestly, Veronica, I love all of these ideas for the wedding. I am really okay with whatever youd like. I just want you to be happy because then Im happy.
Veronica smiles over at her fiancé and grabs his hand which is resting on the table, Youre so good to me. I want this wedding to be about both of us though, not just all me.
Jeff smiles back to her and squeezes her hand, I really just want you to have the wedding day of your dreams.
Marrying you will be everything I need, she replies to him.
Jeff freezes in his seat and looks over at Veronica, unable to not think about the past for a moment.
I cant believe we are going to do this! Leah smiles as she looks at Jeff as they stand outside the chapel. We are going to get married!
You know I love you right? Jeff replies to his girlfriend as he holds her hand.
Of course I know that, she says back to him. I just hope that youre parents are okay with this.
They wont have a choice once we tell them that we are married and expecting a baby, he smiles to her and leans in and gives her a big kiss. They part and he smiles, Is there anything else you need before we go in?
Marrying you will be everything I need, Leah smiles back to him as she kisses him again.
Jeff? Veronica calls out to him noticing that he is daydreaming.
He snaps back into reality and looks over at her, Sorry, he gives her a fake smile as he picks up his wine glass and finishes his glass of wine. I guess I was daydreaming.
Where did you go? she asks as she arches her eyebrow.
Jeff swallows the wine in his mouth, No where important, he replies. Lets finish these wedding plans.
Scene Four - River Side Delicatessen
Andy opens the front door and looks around the delicatessen looking for Donovan. He quickly spots him at the corner table and walks over to him. He remembers getting a text message from Donovan asking to meet him for lunch. He doesnt know Donovan very well, other than when they met briefly at the Sugarbowl; Andy was very attracted to Donovan and offered to introduce him to the gay community in Twin Peaks. The text message that he received from Donovan was not giving much away other than he wanted to meet for lunch.
Donovan, Andy says as he approaches the table. How are you?
Donovan smiles as he sees And come up to him, Andy! Im glad you could make it. Do you want to order anything?
Andy sits across from him and smiles. As he looks at Donovan, hes instantly reminded of why he was so attracted to him the first time he saw him. He tries to put that out of his mind knowing that he and Craig recently took their relationship to the next level when they had sex and he doesnt want to repeat his mistakes that he made when he was dating JC. Yea, did you get anything?
Yea, a soup and sandwich. I think it was the special, Donovan replies to him. I guess youre wondering why I asked you here you.
Andy grins a little, Yea, it was pretty out of the blue. After we met at the coffee house, I didnt think Id hear from you again.
Donovan chuckles a little, Honestly, and I hope I dont sound totally lame when I tell you this, Donovan begins to reply. I dont have many friends in Twin Peaks and when you approached me at the Sugarbowl, I was interested in having another friend. You know, its nice to actually have interaction with another gay guy where it doesnt have to be sexual.
Andy gulps and welcomes the interruption from the waitress, who takes his order. After she leaves he looks back at Donovan, Im glad you texted me. My gay friend list isnt huge either, Andy confesses to Donovan. So I agree, itll be nice having another friend.
Donovan smiles, Cool, I was worried you were thinking that I was asking you out.
Andy laughs a little, If it makes you feel better, I have a boyfriend.
Ah, Donovan replies. I cant say Im surprised, but Im glad that you came today. If I am honest, the last thing I need in my life is a man right now.
Andy arches his eyebrow, Why is that? Sometimes you dont realize how much you actually may need one.
Donovan laughs at his response, Well, we all have needs, I get that, he says. But theres so much going on with my family right now, I wouldnt have time to put into a relationship the way one should invest into it, you know?
Andy sighs, I get that, he says back to him. When youre ready for that, you will know that you are.
Do you mind if I ask about your boyfriend? Donovan asks him back.
Andy shakes his head, Not at all, he says. We are still a pretty new couple, really. I havent had much luck in the romance department.
Donovan grins, The gay world can be an interesting place for that.
Youre telling me!
Donovan laughs, Im glad that we did this Andy. I really am happy to have someone that I talk to you about guys and family stuff.
Of course, Andy replies to him. Like I told you, its nice to have someone that truly understands what each other are going through. I have Trenyce, but its not exactly the same, you know?
I do, Donovan says back to him. This is the start of something really fantastic.
Scene Five - The Wilkins Estate; Reese & Madelines Home
Im glad you were able to stop by today, Reese tells Dean as he enters the house from the front door. The two had been planning to get together for sometime but with recent schedules it had been difficult. I havent seen you much since New Years.
I know, Im sorry, Dean replies to his boyfriend as they enter the living room. Ive had all of these random shoots that have been going way over schedule.
Im not upset, I understand that youre job can be unpredictable, Reese tells him as he leans in and gives him a kiss. Ive just missed you, thats all.
Dean replies with a passionate kiss, Ive missed you too, he says as their lips part for a moment. Ive been thinking too.
You have? Reese grins back.
Yea, weve been dating awhile Dean says with a slight twinkle in his eye. Im ready to, you know
Reese moves his hand down to Deans crotch and feels him growing. I think Im ready for this too, he says as he leans in and kisses him back.
Is your sister home? Dean asks, with his eyes full of lust.
No, Reese replies as he starts to lead Dean upstairs.
Before we do this, Dean says stopping him. I have to ask you something.
What could be more important than this? Reese asks him, wanting to continue up the stairs.
I have some modelling contacts wanting to meet you, Dean reveals to his soon to be lover.
Really? Reese asks surprised by the news.
Yes, the only catch is that theyre in LA.
Then lets book a trip to LA! Reese replies to him, excited that he may get another chance to model.
You mean it? You want to do it? Dean asks thrilled.
Absolutely, but theres something else I want to do first, Reese grins back to him as he kisses him before leading him up the stairs to his bedroom.
Scene Six - Wild Night; Corys Office
Madeline slowly walks up the stairs of the nightclub that lead to the offices where Cory works out of. She knew that she had to come see him after what happened on New Years Eve; she and Robin wore the same mask to the engagement party and a drunken Cory kissed Robin thinking she was Madeline. Later, Madeline continues to recall, she confronted Robin who called Madelines bluff about possibly exposing the secret of Paiges paternity. Madeline was floored that Robin did that but she understands because she would probably do the same thing if she was in Robins shoes. Madeline hopes that she has not lost her chances with Cory completely but she needs to know for as to what is going on with his head space. A large part of her is thrilled that Cory was going to kiss her on New Years Eve, but once again Robin got in the way of that. Madeline knows that she has to get rid of Robin because it would pave the way for her and Cory to be happy.
She reaches the top of the stairs and looks over at the office door. She pauses briefly before going to the door and knocking then entering the office. She smiles when Cory looks up from some paper work on his desk, Madeline! This is a surprise, he says standing up and walking over to her to give her a quick hug. I havent seen you since the engagement party, how are you?
Madeline continues to smile, she cant help it when shes around Cory, Im good, she tells him back. How have you been?
Cant complain, he quickly says back to her. I had fun with you at the party, thanks for hanging out with me.
I had fun too, she replies to him. Of course, I cant believe that Robin and I wore the same mask. What are the odds of that happening?
Cory grins a little, Yea, I dunno about that. It was a surprise for sure. Im still confused as to why she kissed me, he reveals to her. I thought it was you.
She purses her lips and moves closer to him, I know you did.
He notices how close she has become to him and moves back a little ways. The last thing he wants to do is give her the wrong impression about their relationship. He has gone down that road before and he doesnt want to do it again; he doesnt want to hurt Madeline any more than he already has.
She notices that he moves away and puts her hand on her hips, Whats wrong? Is it something I said?
Cory shakes his head and looks at her, No, I just dont want to lead you on or anything Madeline. I really enjoy our friendship and what weve built.
The words friendship hit Madeline hard and she feels water swell in her eyes. Can I ask you a question? she says as he nods yes. Do you still love Robin?
Cory sighs knowing that the answer may upset Madeline but he doesnt want to hurt her, I do, he says quickly. Thats part of the reason I hired you to see if you could uncover the real reasoning behind her filing for divorce.
Then why were you going to kiss me on New Years Eve? You thought Robin was me Madeline asks him, almost regretting asking as the words come out of her mouth.
Im sorry Madeline, he quickly tells her. I know its not an excuse, but I was drunk and
Right, Madeline says quickly trying to hide her disappointment. I dont have any updates on your case, but I should soon, okay?
Cory watches as Madeline prepares to leave knowing that his words upset her. Thanks Madeline, he says trying to be nice to make her feel better. You know where to find me.
She doesnt respond as she walks out of the office. Once the door is closed, she leans up against it and takes a deep breath. I know you can love me Cory. I just have to remove Robin. But how? she asks herself.
Scene Seven - River Side Delicatessen
Andy, Im so glad you could meet me, Kim says to her brother as she sits down at his table and looks at him. After her conversation with Natasha earlier in the day, she needed to see a friendly face. She has never been more humiliated than she was at the legal firm when Natasha started to laugh at her when she asked her to be her maid of honour.
Andy looks at his sister and can see that she is clearly upset about something, Its okay Kim. I was actually here having lunch with a friend. Are you okay? You look upset about something.
Kim tries to fight back the tears in her eyes, Its just she begins to say to him. You know, I try to reach out to people that arent close to me right now and it always seems to back fire. Ive been the bigger person in the situation but it doesnt seem to get me any where.
Andy arches his eyebrow not exactly sure what Kim is talking about, Does this have anything to do with your engagement to Bob?
And Natashas reaction, yes, Kim quickly replies to him. I asked her to be my maid of honour and
She said no? Andy guesses based on their recent history with each other.
Not only did she say no, Kim reveals to her brother. But she laughed in my face when I asked her the question. Can you believe her? Ive never been so embarrassed in all my life.
Andy grabs his sisters hand and squeezes it a little, Dont let her get to you Kim. Youre been the bigger person and youve reached out to her. You cant control other peoples behaviour, but you can control yours. And youve been the classy one in the situation.
Thanks, Kim says with half a smile, I guess I just feel like no one is happy for me. This should be one of the happiest times in my life and it seems like no one is in my corner.
Im happy for you, he replies to his sister. Dont let the others get to you. Just focus on yourself and the people that do love you and are happy for you.
Kim wipes a tear from her cheek, Thanks Andy. Thats exactly what I needed to hear right now.
Scene Eight - The Legal Firm
Natasha sits at her desk trying to refocus after her meeting with Kim earlier in the day. She still cant believe that Kim asked her to be her maid of honour after everything Kim has pulled lately. The last thing that Natasha wants to do is stand up for her at the wedding to her father, and she cant believe that Kim would realize that.
She freezes when she hears another knock on her door. Without looking up, she says Kim, I told you no already.
Its not Kim, a mans voice says as Natasha looks up and sees Will enter the office.
Will, Natasha replies to him, surprised to see him at her office. I wasnt expecting you, whats going on?
Will sighs and moves closer to Natasha. He has been struggling with Evas lies since they came out on New Years Eve and he doesnt suspect that Eva has told Natasha the truth yet, but he does believe that she deserves to know whats going on, especially since Natasha and Eva have been growing closer lately.
Im guessing you havent heard the news yet, he tells her as he sits across from her.
News? What news? Natasha asks completely unaware of what he is talking about.
Eva and Victoria Franky were being stalked for most of the last six months, Will reveals to a shocked Natasha.
Eva never mentioned anything about this to me.
She didnt want anyone to know because she didnt want anyone to start digging into her past, Will reveals. As it turns out, the stalker was the same man for both Eva and Victoria.
My God, Natasha says as she covers her mouth. Who was it?
Victorias father, the man that sexually abused her, Will reveals to a horrified Natasha. It gets better though, Will continues to share the news. On New Years Eve, he revealed himself to Victoria and her brother. Eva was there too.
Im not sure I understand, Natasha tells him confused by where he is going.
Ernesto, Victorias father, revealed that Eva is Victoria and Donovans mother and his ex-wife, Will announces to her. Eva faked her death because Ernesto was abusing her as well.
Natasha looks at him stunned, What?
You have two siblings, Will informs her. Victoria and Donovan, theyre your sister and brother.
Scene Nine - Scene Two - Twin Peaks Rehabilitation Center; Adams Room
I cant believe youre asking me about our marriage Helen, Adam replies to his wife. You know that I love you. Have we been through a lot, yes, but no marriage is perfect.
A husband should believe his wife when she tells him something, Helen replies trying to stay calm. I told you about the night of the shooting and you continue to question me on it. I dont know why your mind is playing tricks on you Adam, but I dont know how much more of this I can take.
Before Adam can respond, a nurse enters the room and looks over at Adam. Hi Mr. Black, Im just here to bring you fresh water, she smiles not realizing what she is interrupting.
Helen happens to grab one of the water glasses and turns around so her back is away from Adam and the nurse. She puts her hand into her pocket and pulls out a white pill. She places it into the water glass and swirls it around in the glass until she sees the pill has dissolved.
Do you need anything else? the nurse asks Adam, who shakes his head no. Okay, Ill be back later.
Helen turns back around when she hears the door close and looks at Adam, Here you should finish this water. I dont want you to get dehydrated, especially since you had therapy earlier today.
Adam looks at his wife, Thanks, he says as he takes the paper cup and drinks the entire glass of water quickly. He looks at her and smiles, I believe you Helen, Im sorry that I have been pressing. It just seems odd that my memories are coming back different.
Its okay Adam, Helen smiles to him as she runs her hand through he back of his hair. Just remember that I love you and I would never misguide you, okay?
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