Episode Theme song: "Only
You" Ellie Goulding
Scene One - Robertson Enterprises; the Public Pavilion
Robin sits in the back dressing room of the Robertson Enterprises pavilion and finishes applying her make up for the fan meet and greet that is about to take place. She has fond memories of the dressing room and the pavilion as she was a model during the Blooming Rose fashion show a few years earlier. She looks at herself one more time before she puts her lip stick down. She moves her hand to her belly and feels her baby move a little inside.
"Try to stay calm little one," she tells the baby. "This meet and greet won't last too long and then we can go home and rest."
"I think it's sweet that you're talking to your child," Savannah announces to Robin as she emerges from the back area where she got dressed. "You must be excited with the due date getting closer."
"I really am," Robin replies to her with a grin on her face. "I never thought that I would be so excited to have a child, but now that I am so close to having it, I can't wait to meet him or her."
"That's fantastic," Savannah says, trying to hide her hurt about losing her own child. "So, it looks like we should head out there. Are you ready?"
"I think I am," Robin says to her, checking her watch.
"You're not worried about anything, are you?" Savannah asks as she walks towards the door, sensing something in Robin's voice. "I know that you have been getting those fan letters from your biggest fan."
Robin shakes her head quickly, trying not to think of it. She doesn't think her fan would harm her, especially not in a huge public event like this. "Not at all, I know the security here will be good. Plus, a biggest fan would never want to hurt me, would they?"
Cory looks around the pavilion and sees many fans of Savannah, Robin and Robertson Enterprises in general. He is in awe of how many people have actually showed up for this meet and greet; there are far more people here today than there were for the fashion show a few years earlier. He looks at the table where Robin and Savannah will be seating and sees two large pictures of them behind the table. He smiles at the sight of his wife, even though it's just in print.
"You'll be awesome at this Robin," he whispers to himself, knowing his wife is a pro at this sort of thing.
Suddenly, the announcement comes over the speaker system. "Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the faces of Robertson Enterprises: Robin Navy and Savannah Pherson!"
The audience starts to clap and cheer as Robin and Savannah appear from behind the screen. They wave to the fans as the walk towards the table where they will be seated. Robin and Cory make eye contact and Robin waves at him. Cory blows her a kiss back before she returns her attention to the audience.
Suddenly, there is a disturbance in the crowd of people. A man rushes to the front of the lineup of people and drops something on the floor. A cloud of smoke suddenly appears in front of Robin and Savannah.
"My God," Cory yells out loud, as chaos erupts in the audience. "Someone dropped a smoke bomb! Robin! Someone make sure my wife is okay! She's 8 months pregnant," Cory yells to a security guard worried that Robin will be hurt in the madness.
Scene Two - Twin Peaks Police Department; The Holdings Cells
"Can we get you anything?" Trenyce asks Donovan as she and Andy peer into the cell that Donovan is standing in. They are visiting him, for the last time, as he has been found guilty and sentenced to death for killing Ernesto. Trenyce is having a hard time keeping it together as she can't believe that her friend is going to die, especially since they know that Donovan is innocent.
Donovan looks back at her and shakes his head no. "There's nothing I want more than just to see my friends and family before the time comes," he says, almost in a whisper. "I want you guys to have these memories that will last with you forever."
"Maybe this isn't over yet," Andy tells him, still trying to hold on to some kind of hope that Donovan will be able to get out of this mess. "Maybe Eva will still uncover something that will be able to set you free. We shouldn't give up hope."
Donovan smiles a little at his friend. "I appreciate that Andy, I really do. But I don't want the last few hours I spend on this earth worrying about something that may or may not happen. I really want to just be myself and be with you guys in the most natural way possible."
"I don't want to lose you," Andy says back to him as he gets tears in his eyes. "We just really started to get to know each other Donovan. This doesn't seem fair."
Donovan moves closer to the bars that separate him from his friends and he reaches out his hand to touch Andy's. "That's a part of life, you know? I've had a lot of time to think about my life and my future the last few months while I've been in this jail cell. Everything happens for a reason and everyone has their time on this earth. I guess this is just my time. I don't want you think about the downside of this. I want you, both of you, to take the time we have had together and cherish it forever."
"You've been such a wonderful friend," Trenyce tells Donovan as she wipes a tear from her cheek. "I only hope that I can raise Andrew to be half the man that you are Donovan."
"You're a wonderful mother Trenyce," Donovan tells her. "Always stay true to who you are and you and Andrew will be just fine. And Andy," Donovan says looking at his friend, who has his head down. "Look at me please."
Andy slowly puts his head up and looks at Donovan as he squeezes his hand. "Don't be sad. You have so much going for you. You have so much passion for your friends and your life. Never give up on that."
Andy nods his head. "I'm a better person because I have got to know you Donovan. I'll never forget you. I promise, I'll never forget you."
Donovan smiles and nods his head to his friends. "That's all I can ask for now."
Scene Three - Wild Night
Reese stands on the dance floor moving his body to the sound of the Adele remix playing in the club. He holds a drink in his hand and is trying to let go of all the stress that he has built up over the entire Dean situation. He has won, he has finally gotten rid of his ex-boyfriend and removed his porn video from the online website in which it was posted. He has been celebrating at the club most of the evening with Will and Madeline. He opens his eyes when the song finishes playing and he spots his sister coming up to him.
"We are going to take off," she tells him as she hugs him. "We are so happy for you though. I'm glad everything finally turned out for you Reese. Really, I am."
"Thanks Madeline," he replies to her. "Thanks for coming out and celebrating with me. I really appreciate it."
"You know that I'm always here for you," she tells him as they exit their hug. "We'll chat tomorrow?"
Reese nods his head and bids his sister farewell. He moves his cup to his mouth and realizes that his cup is empty. He quickly exits the dance floor and moves over to the bar where he orders another drink. He looks to his left and sees Craig sitting at the bar alone with a drink.
"Craig?" he asks as he bartender brings him his drink. "What are you doing here?"
Craig turns and sees Reese and picks up his drink. "I needed an escape. It's been a long day," Craig reveals to Reese, as he thinks about being in the court room when Donovan was found guilty. He has known that Donovan and Andy were close friends, but the look on Andy's face when the verdict came in once again made Craig think about how close the two really got in the time they were hanging out. Craig has long tried to believe Andy when he said that nothing was going on between the two of them, but he can't escape the feeling that more is going on with them; it is slowly driving Craig crazy.
"Is everything okay? You don't seem so happy with right now?" Reese tells him as he moves to sit next to his friend. "You can talk to me if you want too."
Craig smiles a little as he takes a sip of his drink. "Sometimes, I just wonder what is all happening beneath the surface, you know."
"That doesn't sound cryptic at all," Reese laughs a little. "There's always a lot beneath every surface."
"That's true," Craig replies to him as they look into each other's eyes. "So why are you here? Are you alone?"
Reese nods his head. "I was here with my sister and her boyfriend. They just left. We were celebrating something really awesome that happened."
"Dean left town," Reese replies with a slight grin. "I know that everyone believes that we have been dating and it was some amazing thing, but it hasn't been good for some time. I just felt like celebrating the end of a bad thing."
Craig nods his head. "That seems like the natural thing to do. How are you going to end your night?"
Reese shrugs his shoulders. "I'll probably finish this drink and then head home."
"That sounds alright."
Reese arches his eyebrow. "Did you have another idea?"
Craig locks eyes with him again. He finds his hand touching Reese's and getting a slight grin on his face. "I have many ideas," Craig says with a wink of his eye, surprising himself. He can't deny how attractive Reese looks right now however.
Reese looks down at their touching hands and then looks back up into Craig's eyes. "What are you doing?"
"What I should have done when we were dating," Craig replies as he leans in and kisses Reese passionately. "Come home with me," Craig says as they part lips for a moment, wanting to feel needed for a change.
"What about " Reese begins to say.
"Don't say anything, just say you'll come home with me," Craig interrupts him as he kisses Reese again passionately.
"Let's go," Reese replies as they part lips once again, caught up in the moment as much as Craig is.
Scene Four - The Calimo Mansion
"Are you going back out to the swimming pool?" Bob asks Kim, he sits in one of the club chairs reviewing some files for work, as he notices his wife in her bikini and holding a large glass of white wine.
"Yea, I thought I should keep working on my sun tan," she replies to him as she turns her eyes from behind her large sunglasses to see the pool boy still out and about in the yard. While she has tried to stop her attraction to the young, buff man outside, she is unable too. She finds herself often thinking about him, especially since Bob has basically eliminated the bedroom from a part of their relationship. She always wondered if marrying a man much older than her would come back to haunt her and now it definitely has. She hates that she is attracted to her pool boy, a man that her husband hired, but she can't help herself. "Are you okay with that? Or did you want to do something?"
Bob shakes his head. "No, enjoy your time in the sun my love. I'm busy working on some things with Roboto. You have a good time out there," he tells her as he she rolls eyes her behind the sun glasses.
Kim continues outside, not giving her husband a second thought. She walks quickly to her lounge chair and lays her towel over top of the padding. She sets her wine glass on the end table next to her chair and crawls onto the chair. She looks over and notices the pool boy stop and look at her for a moment. She gives him a smile and a quick wave. He licks his lips and waves back to her before he carries on with his work.
Back inside the house, Bob throws the files down that are on his lap on to the coffee table. "Damn it," he says to himself. "These are all good ideas but I still need something that will forever squish Dominick. Something that will make him unable to continue to work so intensely at Robertson. I have to find out where he went when he was missing. It's the only thing that I can do that will forever ruin that man."
Scene Five - Twin Peaks Police Department; The Holding Cells
"Please don't cry Mom," Donovan tells Eva, as she and Dominick stand on the other side of the bars of his holding cell. He can see that she is getting water in her eyes and the last thing he wants is to have more emotions before he taken away. He would like nothing more than to have a final moment with his mother with peace and a sense of calmness. "I'm not scared. I know what is going to happen."
"I wish I was as brave as you are," Eva says as she tries to hold herself together for her son's sake. "I just wish I had done something, anything, to help you out of this mess."
Donovan shakes his head at her. "There's nothing no one can do. We all know that I didn't kill Ernesto, but the way the evidence is lined up, it looks like I did. I'm not mad; I just want to go in peace."
"My men are still looking for something that could clear you," Dominick reveals to both of them, as Eva gets a little glimmer of hope on her face.
"Tell them to stop Dominick," Donovan says back to him, tired of the battle.
"Donovan?" Eva asks him as she arches her eyebrow.
"I appreciate what you guys have tried to do, honestly I do. I just I don't want the last hours of my life holding out to some kind of false hope. I've come to terms with what is going to happen. I want us all to just be at peace with what has happened."
"I will never stop believing in you Donovan," Eva replies to him. "I know that you want to go out in a peaceful state and I will respect that. But I will never stop trying to prove your innocence. You're son my son. I love you more than you'll ever know. I will do everything I can do make this right."
"Mom," Donovan starts to tell her as he gets water in his eyes.
"No, don't try to talk me out of this Donovan," she quickly says back to him.
"I wasn't," he says as he locks eyes with her and lets a tear fall from his eye. "I was going to tell you that I'm sorry that we didn't have more time together. I'm sorry that Ernesto forced you into a life of hiding and we missed out on so much."
Eva covers her mouth as she also gets tears in her eyes. "Oh Donovan," she replies to him as she lets her tears out of her eyes. "Never think that I didn't loved you. I always have. I always will. You're my son, my only handsome boy. I will love you forever."
"I love you too Mom. I really do love you."
"Sorry to interrupt," a guard says as he approaches the cell where Donovan is being held. "But it's time."
Eva shakes her head. "No, you can't take him yet. It is too soon! You can't take him!"
"Mom," Donovan tells her as the guard starts to unlock his cell. "It's okay. He's just doing his job. Everything is fine. Remember what I told you, okay?"
More tears flow from Eva's eyes as the guard starts to walk Donovan towards the exit. "I love you son," she calls out to him as Donovan walks towards the exit. Once they leave, Eva turns to Dominick and falls into his arms. "What am I going to do without my son? How am I going to get through this?"
Dominick just holds Eva because he knows that he doesn't have an answer for his new found lover. He only hopes that within the next few hours his men get back to him with something that will prove Donovan's innocence, before it's too late.
Scene Six - Robertson Enterprises; The Public Pavilion
Cory stands next to the security guard, who is on his phone with another guard looking into the smoke bomb. To his left, he sees Savannah standing next to him. She is clearly shaken, as she has tears in her eyes but they hasn't found Robin yet. There is still a large smoke cloud in the center of the pavilion, but it's slowly evaporating. He hopes that Robin is somewhere in the pavilion. He doesn't know what he will do if something has happened to her.
The security guard hangs up his phone. "Where's my wife?" Cory asks him, with intent in his voice.
"We aren't sure just yet," the guard replies to him. "We are assuming she's in the crowd. We'll be able to have a better understanding once the smoke clears."
Cory sighs heavily. "This really isn't acceptable. Don't make me call Dominick Robertson," he threatens. The guard sighs and pulls out his phone again to make another phone call. While the guard is on his phone, Cory turns and walks over to Savannah. "How are you holding up?"
"I'm fine," Savannah tells him with a slight grin on her face. "I'm just hoping that Robin is okay. She's 8 months pregnant. This can't be good for her or the baby."
Cory nods his head, not trying to think about how server this actually is. "What did you guys talk about in the dressing room? Anything important?"
Savannah shakes her head no. "I just asked her if she was ready to go. I know that she had been worried about that fan that had been sending her that weird fan mail. But she said she was fine and she was looking forward to the show being over so she could go home to you," Savannah recalls to him.
"I can see that your worried Cory," Savannah replies to him. "But I agree with the guard. We should wait until the smoke has completely cleared before we jump to any conclusions."
Cory nods his head back at her. "I just have this horrible feeling in the pit of my stomach. My God, if anything happens to her, this will be my fault."
"Nothing is your fault Cory," Savannah tells him as she puts her hand on his shoulder.
They are interrupted by the security guard approaching them. "Have you found my wife?"
The security guard shakes his head. "I had another one of my men walk around the floor with a flash light. There's no sign of Robin anywhere in the pavilion."
"Where the hell is she then? She couldn't have just disappeared!" Cory yells back at him as he pulls out his phone.
"Who are you calling?" the security guard asks him.
"Your boss," Cory spits as he dials Dominick's number. "Robin's father has to know what has happened."
The Ford focus speeds up the mountain highway, turning every corner as sharply as it can. The man behind the wheel looks into his rear view mirror and sees a passed out Robin laying in the back seat. Her arms are tied together and her mouth is gaged.
"Soon, we'll be together," he whispers as he continues to keep his eyes on the road. Above him, the dark clouds emerge and he can hear thunder in the sky. "I promise you, we'll be together."
Discuss your thoughts here, in the ODaaT Forum!
Contact - firstname.lastname@example.org | © 2002-2019 One Day At A Time