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Written by: Dallas Walsh Originally Released: July 21, 2013
 

Episode Theme song: "Natural Disaster" City and Colour
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Previously on One Day at a Time
- Ernesto gave his right hand man Jonas orders to perform a task. Later, while walking alone on the pier, Eva was attacked. Her attacker pulled out a knife on her unconscious body just like Victoria’s attack
- Dominick told Leah to keep her head up high after the truth about Paige’s paternity came out. Later, she was startled when Robbie appeared as he hadn’t come home the previous night
- Leah agreed to let Jeff see Paige
- Robin slapped Madeline for trying to ruin her wedding
- Reese was horrified to learn that Dean filmed him and posted a gay video online
- Andy overheard Craig ask Donovan if Donovan had a crush on Andy. Donovan said no
- Daisy agreed to go out on a date with Vinny
- Kim agreed to help search for a missing Natasha

Scene One - The Pier

Will wipes his forehead as he pauses during his jog. He pulls his ipod out of his shorts pocket and switches songs before he puts the ipod back in his shorts and starts to run again. He has always enjoyed running by the river side as the air seems so much fresher near the water. As he runs, he happens to look over by the couple of benches that are close to the Fish N Chips stand, which is closed. He stops dead in his tracks when he sees a body laying in between the two benches.

“Oh my God,” he whispers to himself as he runs over to the benches. He turns the body over and gasps when he sees Eva! “Eva!” he yells at her as he shakes a little. “Eva, can you hear me?”

As he pulls out his phone from his pocket to dial 9-1-1, he notices that she’s starting to come around. He drops his phone and cradles her head in his hands, not wanting her head to be on the cement. “Eva, can you hear me?”

She slowly opens her eyes and looks around trying to place her whereabouts. She is finally able to focus her eyes on Will, “Will?” she asks him slowly, still trying to regain her strength. “What happened? Where am I?”

“You’re on the pier,” he tells her as he leans in closer to her as he notices a cut on her neck, almost identical to the one that Victoria had on her neck after she was attacked the day of Cory and Robin’s wedding. “You must have been attacked. Are you okay? Should I call 9-1-1?”

Eva shakes her head, “No, I’m fine. I’m fine,” she continues to repeat to him, not wanting to draw attention to herself. “Can you just take me home? I would love to sit down and try to get my mind together. I want to remember everything that happened.”

“Of course,” he tells her as he starts to help her up off the ground. He catches her as she falls into his arms as he tries to get up, still feeling weak. “I’ve got you, I’ve got you,” he tells her as he holds her and they start to walk. “My car is close by.”

“Thank you Will,” she says as she looks at the young man who has been her lover for so long now.

Scene Two - The Calimo House; Robbie, Leah & Paige’s Home

“You scared me Robbie,” Leah tells her husband as he comes up from behind her as she was putting her make up on in the master bedroom. She hadn’t seen Robbie since the day of the wedding when the truth came out about Paige’s paternity. She only hopes that his presence means that he is willing to put their marriage back on track and try to rebuild their family despite all the lies that have been revealed.

“Sorry,” he quickly replies to her, noticing that she is still a beautiful woman on the outside. How she could lie about him being their child’s father is another story. In his mind, it makes her ugly though. At least on the inside. “I didn’t think anyone was home. I just came to get some of my stuff.”

She arches her eyebrow, “I’m here. I’ve been waiting for you,” she admits to him. “You didn’t come last night.”

“Nope,” he quickly says walking into the bedroom and looking into his closet. The last thing on his mind is to make nice with his wife. He doesn’t even know if they have a marriage anymore.

“Do you mind if I ask where you where,” she says putting her lipstick down on her make up desk.

“I was at Victoria’s.”

The words hit her like a ton of bricks. She doesn’t know what it is about the way he told her, but she gets the feeling that it was more than just a friendship call.

“Victoria’s?” she asks finally able to speak again. “You slept with her, didn’t you?”

Robbie turns to his wife and gives her a shrug of the shoulder, “What if I did? Isn’t that the kind of marriage we have? The kind where we get to fuck other people. You should be happy that I’m telling you the day after. Not months later like you. Years, rather.”

“That’s not fair!” Leah quickly yells back at him, her heart breaking inside. “I did that to save our marriage! I was trying to protect you!”

“Right,” he says back at her with a grin on his face. “Fucking your ex-husband is saving our marriage. Fucking Jeff is protecting me! What a load of garbage Leah! You didn’t want to get caught. You wanted to have your cake and eat it too!”

“Robbie, please,” she says coming up to him and trying to hold his hand as he throws her off of him.

“Don’t touch me Leah,” he spits at her. “I can’t stomach the sight of you, let alone your touch on my skin.”

She gets tears in her eyes at the words from his mouth. She can’t believe how cruel he is being, “I know what I did was wrong. I really do,” she says as a tear falls from her eye. “But you have to forgive me. You have to let us put our family back together. I want to make this better Robbie.”

“The last three years of our life have been a lie Leah,” he tells her, in a calmer voice. He opens a duffle bag and starts putting clothing into it. “That’s not something I can forgive. That’s something I want to run away from.”

“What are you saying? Robbie! Tell me what you mean!” she pleads with him, hoping that she can some how make him forgive her.

“It means our marriage is over Leah,” he says as he stops and looks at her. “I want a divorce. And nothing you can say will make me change my mind.”

Scene Three - Roboto; The Lab

Jeff slowly walks up to the glass door of the lab and peers inside spotting Veronica working over some Bunsen burners. He puts his hand on the door to go inside, but he stops and pauses for a moment wondering how she is doing since he hasn’t really seen his fiancé since the truth about Paige’s paternity came out, but he can’t imagine that she took the news well. If he is struggling with the news, he knows that she must be as well. He doesn’t exactly know how this changes things for him and her, but he knows that his life has changed now that he knows that he is a father again. He opens the door and enters the lab needing to figure out where she stands.

“I thought I’d find you here,” he says softly to causing her to look over her shoulder and see Jeff.

She quickly returns her focus to the scent that she is creating. She places the beaker down and shuts off the burner so she can focus on her conversation, “I tend to turn to work when things are stressful at home.”

Jeff smiles a little, “I know. Remember the night we were supposed to go to the theatre in Boston, and you lost the tickets? You got so upset that you stormed out and went to work. It took me hours to realize where you were.”

She blushes a little, “Old habits die hard, I suppose.”

“It’s true,” he replies to her. “I’ve missed you, I haven’t really seen you much the last couple of days.”

“I know,” she quickly says back to him. “After everything that happened at the wedding, I thought you could use some space. It couldn’t have been easy learning that Paige is your daughter after all these years.”

“It hasn’t been,” he tells her. “Part of the reason that I was hoping to see you more often. I could use my fiancé as a support system. I need you Veronica.”

She turns around and covers her mouth with her hand and starts to tremble a little as tears form in her eyes.

“Veronica, what’s wrong?”

She shakes her head, “I just … I can’t believe that you slept with Leah while she was married to Robbie and you produced a child. A beautiful baby girl Jeff,” she says in between tears. “It just seems like a lot to take in.”

“It was a long time ago,” Jeff says as he comes up to her and puts his hands on her shoulders. “I know sleeping with her was a mistake, but I can’t regret that now because of Paige. After Noah died, I never believed that I would be a father again.”

“And yet here you are,” she says turning around and facing him. “You’re a father again. With Leah. It seems fitting in away, you know?”

“I still love you Veronica,” he reassures her as he wipes her face from her tears. “I still want to marry you. Nothing has changed with you and I, has it?”

She shrugs her shoulders. “I don’t know, you tell me Jeff. What has changed? You can’t honestly stand there and tell me nothing has changed between us.”

Jeff nods back to her, “Yes, things have changed. I am a father and I will play a role in Paige’s life. But I don’t want to rush back to Leah if that’s what you’re thinking. I think we should get married as soon as possible. I want to show Paige stability,” he continues to tell her. “What do you say Veronica? Marry me, soon?”

Veronica looks at the man in front of her and gets a smile on her face. “I do love you Jeff, and of course I will marry you,” she says as she leans in and hugs him.

“I promise I will never hurt you,” he whispers into her ear as they hug. “I want to make a life with you and a family with you.”

“I want that too, more than you’ll ever know,” she says back to him.

Scene Four - Riverside Delicatessen

“What happened with you and Dean?” Madeline asks her twin brother as they sit across from each other with some sandwiches in front of them. After the last few days of her own issues, Madeline called Reese to have lunch with her so she could get her mind off everything that went down with Jeff, Robbie, Leah, Robin, Cory and Dominick. She is hoping that her brother can be that relief for her. “The last time we spoke, you told me that he had suggested that you do nude modelling.”

Reese looks up at his sister and freezes at the words that come out her mouth. The last time they did see each other was right after his trip to LA, where Dean first dropped this insane idea he had. Only, it’s no longer just an idea. Reese is still horrified thinking that his solo video is on a website right now. Who knows how many people are watching it right this very moment.

“What’s wrong?” Madeline as she notices Reese lean back into his chair turning pale. “You look like you’ve seen a ghost.”

Reese nods back to her, “I’m fine,” he quickly says, hoping that he believes the words he’s saying. In reality, he has no idea how to feel. At the same time, he doesn’t think he can actually tell Madeline what’s going on yet. He needs to come up with some kind of plan of attack to find a way to undo what Dean has done. “We are still fighting about it. He continues to press the issue despite my protests.”

Madeline shakes her head in disgust, “I don’t know where his head is. Do you want me to talk to him about this?”

“No!” Reese quickly replies to her. “Absolutely not. Let me handle this Maddie. I appreciate what you’re trying to do, but I can handle Dean.”

“Okay, but you know I’m here for you if you need anything, right?”

“I know, thanks Maddie,” Reese replies as he takes a drink of his apple juice. “So, tell me about you. What’s going on?”

It’s Madeline’s turn to lean back into her chair, “Personally, nothing is going on. I’ve been boring lately in that department.”

Reese smiles back at her, “I know Cory and Robin getting married couldn’t have been easy for you.”

Madeline shrugs her shoulders, “I was stupid for even falling for Cory. The entire time he was still in love with Robin. I have to learn to stop making these mistakes with men. Live and learn, I suppose.”

“You don’t have to pretend with Madeline,” Reese replies to her as he grabs her hand on the table. “If you’re hurt, you can tell me.”

“I just want to forget it and move on with my life Reese. I’m going to focus on work and hope that the next guy that comes into my life isn’t taken,” she says with a little chuckle.

“Why is it we can’t find normal men in this town, huh?” Reese asks her with a wink, knowing he has had his fair share of problems with men.

“Good question brother, good question!”

***

At another table in the deli, Craig and Andy sit across from each other catching up as they haven’t spent a lot of time together lately.

“This is nice,” Andy says to his boyfriend as he takes a bit of his croissant. “We haven’t seen much of each other lately.”

Craig nods back to his lover, “Yup, between work and all the weddings and parties we have to go to, alone time isn’t exactly a priority these days.”

Andy looks up at Craig and smiles. “I have to ask you something,” he says, thinking back to going to the Sugarbowl a few days earlier and overhearing Craig grill Donovan about his feelings for Andy.

“Shoot,” Craig tells him back.

“Do you think still there’s something going on between Donovan and I?”

Craig looks up at his boyfriend with intent wondering where this question is coming from. He told Andy awhile ago that he believes him when says that he and Donovan are just friends. He wonders if Donovan told Andy about his conversation with him a few days earlier where he was trying to find out Donovan’s side of things. “I don’t. Why do you ask?”

Andy arches his eyebrow, “I was at the Sugarbowl the day you ran into Donovan,” Andy reveals to Craig. “I happened to overhear what you were asking him.”

“It’s not what you think,” Craig quickly replies to him as he takes his coffee cup and takes a drink. “I believed you when you said nothing was going on, I guess I was just seeing if Donovan had feelings for you.”

“Why does that matter?” Andy asks him back. “Any one in the world could have a crush on me or something, I’m with you. Do you think it would matter if Donovan had said yes?”

Craig sighs knowing that Andy does have point with all of this. “Look, I’m sorry. I wanted final confirmation. I got it. I hope that we can move on from all of this now.”

“Me too,” Andy says to him. “As long as you can understand that Donovan is my friend.”

“He is, and he seems like a nice guy,” Craig says with a smile. “Look, I don’t want to beat this to death. I actually have something else to talk to you about.”

Andy arches his eyebrow, “Really?”

“Like I was saying earlier, I feel like our one on one time has become less and less lately. I would really like to change that,” Craig reveals to Andy.

“I’d like that,” Andy nods back to him. “What did you have in mind?”

“Well, you’re paying rent at the Cascade’s and I own my condo in the Tower’s. Why don’t you move in with me?” Craig asks him, which catches Andy off guard. He wasn’t expecting this from Craig. “We’ve been dating for awhile now, it seems like the logical next step.”

Andy doesn’t reply right away. The last time he moved in with a boyfriend it ended horribly, as he cheated on JC which caused him to move out of Twin Peaks. He didn’t think he would ever be ready to move in with another guy again.

“You’re not saying anything,” Craig observes. “Does that mean it’s a no?”

Andy shakes his head, “No, it means …” he begins to say.

“I know it’s a big step, but I think it would be good for us,” Craig tells him. “Trust me.”

Andy nods his head, “Okay, I’ll move in with you,” Andy smiles to him, hoping that he’s making the right decision to move forward with Craig.

Scene Five - The Pampa Grill

Vinny pulls the chair out from the table and invites Daisy to sit down. He then moves around to the other side of the table and sits across from her. He looks at her and notices how beautiful she looks on their first official date. He couldn’t be more pleased that she has finally agreed to go out with him. He only hopes that their first date goes off without any hitches. After taking so long to get to this point, he wants the date to be perfect.

“You reserved a great table,” Daisy comments to him as the waiter presents them with the menu.

“I wanted the one the furthest away from everyone and everything else,” Vinny winks over at her. “I didn’t want to share you with anyone else on our date. I want this time to be about you and me.”

Daisy smiles to him, “I’m sorry that I couldn’t make the dinner date,” she tells him, noting that it’s only lunch time.

“Don’t worry about that,” Vinny replies to her. “We have that meeting back at City Hall later, so I know you’re not making it up.”

Daisy laughs a little, “I guess that’s a downside of working together?” she asks, teasing him. “You’ll always know where I am.”

“Did I mention how beautiful you look this afternoon?” he asks her looking into her eyes.

Daisy puts her head down, “Thanks Vinny. You’re very kind, and I could get used to hearing that time and time again.”

“You look beautiful, you look beautiful, you look beautiful!” he smiles back to her.

Daisy looks at him and grabs his hand, “You’re too good to me, you know that?”

“You deserve it,” he replies to her. “And I want you to see how much you deserve.”

They are interrupted by a waiter coming up to the table, “Excuse me Mr. Victors, there’s a telephone call for you at the front phone.”

Vinny arches his eyebrow, “I’ll be right back.”

Daisy watches as Vinny leaves the table thinking that it’s odd that if he had a phone call, the caller didn’t just ring his cell phone. As she sits alone, she can’t help but think back to some times with Chris when they were married. He took her to dinner often when they were first married and then it stopped. She feels her eyes swell with water as she doesn’t understand why these memories are coming back to her now. Maybe, she thinks to herself, she is rushing this with Vinny.

Vinny soon returns to the table with a huge bouquet of flowers for Daisy, “My phone call was this delivery for you,” he says as sits back down and quickly notices Daisy’s tears in her eyes. “Hey, what’s wrong?”

Daisy shakes her head, “Nothing, these flowers are beautiful, thank you.”

“Are you sure you’re okay?” Vinny asks her, still concerned with her tears.

Daisy nods, “Yea, I’m just … being silly. Let’s enjoy our date, okay?”

***

One of the few women in Twin Peaks that can compete with Bob Calimo’s bank account is Amanda Summers. Amanda grew up in the southern California and married an oil tycoon when she was 18. She had a child with him but soon found him in bed with his secretary, so she divorced him and walked away with buckets of money in the process. Her next husband was a software engineer that helped create the first Apple computer. This time it was her wondering eye that got her in trouble and she slept with the younger, buffer pool boy. Being married to him for years, she was still entitled to more buckets of money. Now, she has settled into a socialite role in Twin Peaks, spreading her wealth as she may. She has known Bob, and Sofia, for years.

Today, however, she sits across from Kim in the restaurant, Bob’s new and much younger wife.

“We really ought to make posters or something,” she tells Kim as she sips on her tea. “People love those missing person’s posters. I remember this one time, Stace my cat, got out of the mansion for a few days. I was worried sick, of course. So I made these posters and hung them every where. Sure enough, someone returned Stacy to me. I think the posters were key.”

Kim looks at Amanda and nods, “I’m not sure that Bob would want us to hang posters of Natasha claiming she’s missing per se,” she tells her. “She wrote a letter and said she was leaving. She sort of did this on her own, we are just trying to locate her. It’s different than your cat going missing.”

Amanda nods and points her finger a Kim, “You’re right! You’re right. We need to think outside the box with this one.”

Kim flips through her phone contact list, two huge rings on each hand, the sparkle of the diamonds catching Amanda’s eyes.

“Those are beautiful rings,” Amanda comments on the jewels on Kim’s fingers.

“Thank you,” Kim replies. “Tiffany’s. I went to New York after Bob and I got married and bought them. I really needed to look the part of being Mrs. Calimo, you know?”

“Of course darling,” Amanda says back to her. “You must look the part to be in the role.”

Kim nods, “Look at this,” she says showing her the screen of her phone. “That’s a PI that’s out of New Jersey. I wonder if I should call him and ask him to help locate Natasha.”

“I don’t see why not,” Amanda tells her. “Anything is better than nothing. Make the call so we can get out of here. We should spend the afternoon shopping darling.”

Kim looks to her and smiles, “Yes, and Bob will be so happy that I’m helping look for Natasha,” she replies as she starts to dial the number in her phone hoping that she can make her husband believe that she is looking for Natasha, despite Kim still thinking that Natasha ran away on her own free will.

Scene Six - The Tower’s, Floor Eight; Victoria’s Condo

Victoria opens the door to her condo and sees Robbie standing there. She can tell by the look on his face that something else has happened, so she doesn’t say anything as he enters the condo.

“I just got back from seeing Leah,” he says softly as he sits on her sofa.

She moves over and sits next to him, “Do I even have to ask of how things went?”

“I told her I want a divorce,” he reveals slowly as his eyes look into hers. “I can’t stay married to her, not after everything she has done.”

Victoria’s eyes open wider, “I understand. I just want to make sure that you are okay and you know what you’re doing.”

He nods back to her, “I know what I’m doing. I’ll still be there for Paige, I now that. But I can’t be with Leah. I’ve lost all respect for her. I can’t be with a woman that would lie to me about my child.”

Victoria nods back to him as she puts her hand on his arm. She can feel his muscular bicep under her and she smiles at him, “You know I’m here for you right?”

“I do,” he says leaning up to her and giving her a passionate kiss. He pulls her on top of him and he starts to kiss her neck. “I really liked what happened the other night Vic,” he says as he looks into her eyes. “I could get used to that.”

She smiles back at him, “I liked it too. I don’t want to rush or be some kind of rebound though, okay? You’re going through a difficult time right now.”

He nods, “So does that mean, you don’t want to have sex right now?”

“I didn’t say that,” she purrs back to him as she kisses him hard on the lips again. She stops when she hears her phone start to ring. “Whoever that is has horrible timing.”

She crawls off Robbie and rushes to grab her phone, “Hello … Are you kidding me? Oh my God … Yes, I’ll be right over.”

Robbie stands up and looks at her, “What’s going on?”

“That was Will, Eva’s been attacked,” she tells Robbie as she starts to walk to the door. Robbie follows her and they walk through the hallway and over to Eva’s front door. Victoria quickly knocks on the door. Donovan emerges at the door way and looks at Victoria, “How is she?”

Donovan lets them into the condo, “She’s shaken up, with good reason.”

“Where is she?” Victoria asks Donovan.

“In the living room,” Donovan replies. “Wait, before you go to see her, there’s something you should know.”

“What?” Robbie asks him.

“The attacker cut her neck, almost identical to the cut on your neck after you were attacked.”

“What?” Victoria gasps, horrified by what this means. “That means the same person did this.”

Both Donovan and Victoria look over at Robbie, who crosses his arms, “I know what you’re thinking.”

All of three of them say it in unison, “Ernesto.”

Next on One Day at a Time
- Bob and Dominick come to blows
- Robbie questions Ernesto
- Cory pays Madeline a visit

 
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