Written by: Dallas Walsh Originally Released: June 08, 2014
Episode Theme song: "Parade" Matchbox
Scene One - The Michaels House; Daisy, Trenyce & Andrew's Home
"I'm sure saying goodbye to Donovan was difficult," Daisy tells Trenyce as she comes into the living room with some tea for her and her niece. "I know that you guys were rather close."
Trenyce nods her head back to her as she puts a lump of sugar into her tea cup,looking up at the sound of thunder. "I didn't want to stay and watch him " she starts to say back to Daisy, realizing that she was about to say die and she didn't actually want to say the word out loud. "I'm still just floored that it has even gotten to this stage. I mean, Donovan is innocent. We all know that."
Daisy agrees with her niece. "It is a pity that the Judge agreed to the death sentence. There have been so many people that have been innocent and it has been proven after it is too late."
Trenyce looks at her with tears in her eyes. "It's like another one of these moments that have happened to me lately that have made me realize how short and precious life really is," she tells her Aunt. "I don't want to waste a single moment of my life on anything that isn't meaningful."
"That's a wonderful philosophy. Do you have anything in particular in mind?"
Trenyce takes a sip of her hot tea. "I do, actually, I'm just struggling with how to go about it. Maybe I could run it by you and you could give me some advice."
"Of course," Daisy quickly replies to her, as lightening streaks across the sky. "You know that I'm always here for you if you need anything."
"I really want to help Savannah find her baby. I'm just not sure how to even start to help her," Trenyce reveals to Daisy, who immediately looks back at her with concern on her face. "What is it? Did I say something wrong?"
Daisy shrugs her shoulders. "I don't know. There is something about Savannah and her story that isn't sitting well with me. I can't really put my finger on it, but I have an uneasy feeling about it."
Trenyce arches her eyebrow at her Aunt's confession. "I think it's because it's such a horrible story," she tells her. "I mean, could imagine how I would have reacted if Andrew had been stolen from me when he was born? I would have gone completely crazy."
Daisy half nods her head. "I suppose that could be it."
"I really do want to help Savannah," Trenyce tells her again. "I just have no idea where to begin. I mean, how would we ever figure out what Dave did with that baby?"
Daisy looks back at Trenyce. "That is the million dollar question," she says before she takes another sip of her tea.
Scene Two - The Calimo Mansion
Bob rushes over to his telephone that is ringing as he has been waiting for someone from his team to get back to him. He has been trying to uncover where Dominick went while he was missing recently. Bob firmly believes that he can once and for all remove Dominick as a throne in his side if he could learn where Dominick went. Dominick's entire disappearance has always left Bob thinking something bigger was going on than just a business trip that Dominick has claimed he was on. The timing of the trip during Paige's custody hearing has not sat well with Bob; he knows that something else must have been going on. Something very big and important to Dominick.
"Bob Calimo," he says into his phone as he picks it up. "Roger, I've been waiting to hear from you. Tell me you have good news," he continues to say as Kim enters the living room. She listens to her husband's conversation as she pours herself a glass of red wine. "He was where? Switzerland? That's interesting. What the hell is in in Switzerland that he would just up and leave without word to anyone? Yea, I know. Okay, thanks for the information Roger."
Bob hangs up the phone and sighs for a moment, surprised by the information that he just learned. Dominick was in Switzerland while he was missing. The question now becomes: why? "Why would you go to another country when one of your daughter's was pregnant and the other one was in a custody battle?" Bob asks himself out loud as another thunder bolt blasts in the sky.
"Who was in Switzerland?" Kim asks her husband as she approaches him. "Sorry, I didn't mean to startle you."
"That's fine," he replies to her quickly. "I just didn't see you come into the room while I was on the telephone. I found out that Dominick Robertson was in Switzerland while he was missing."
Kim takes a sip of her red wine. "Interesting, I didn't realize you guys had business in Switzerland," she tells him, trying to sound like she pays attention to Bob's business talk some of the time.
"Neither one of us has a lot of cosmetic related business there," Bob informs her. "This is why his going there is more mysterious to me. Something is going on and I have to find out what it is exactly."
"What are you going to do?"
Bob looks at her with a slight grin on his face. "I'm going to go to Switzerland. I have to uncover Dominick's secrets."
Kim puts her hand on her hip, as lightening graces the sky and lights it up. "You're going to Switzerland? When are you going?"
Bob nods his head back to her. "I'm going to catch the next flight. I can't put this off Kimberly. Surely you understand the importance of this, right?"
Kim rolls her eyes slightly as she takes another sip of her wine. "Yea, I guess I do. Have a good trip, I suppose."
"I'll be home before you know it," Bob tells her as he comes up to her and kisses her on the forehand. "And then our life can get back to normal. Once I have squished Dominick like the roach he is, we can live our life in peace."
"I hope so," she replies as she pulls him into a hug, knowing that she longs for her husband to be back in her life and in her bedroom. She doesn't know how much more she can take of Bob shutting her out and focusing all of his energy on work and his feud with Dominick.
Scene Three - Dominick's Townhouse
Dominick sits at his desk looking over some files regarding the recent Petals launch. He is so impressed with how the launch has gone thus far; he couldn't have asked for a better release for Robertson's second major perfume. It's not often that a new company like his can have two big launches in a row. He knows that there is a lot more riding on the sales of Petals than just making his company successful; the deeper root is his on-going feud with Bob. They have been going at it for years and recently they have been vying for the top cosmetic company. Dominick only hopes that Sofia is proud of him and everything that he has accomplished. Much of what he has done lately is for her.
He sighs when he thinks of Sofia. Another woman that he has loved in his life has been taken from him far too early. Of course, his mind goes to Felicia, Leah's mother, who died of cancer when Leah was a small child. He recalls how right before the custody case that Leah went through for Paige, Leah was telling Dominick how she wished her mother was still alive. He wishes that he could do that for his daughter, but he knows that nothing he will do will bring back Felicia.
He still hates the fact that she is gone. He also hates that he is lying to his children right now. He has told everyone that he was on a business trip while he was missing recently; he knows that this is a lie. He can't have anyone find out where he really was. "I have to make sure no one ever finds out the truth. I have to keep my secret safe," he whispers to himself as he hears the rain on his window.
He stops when he hears his doorbell ring a number of times. He arches his eyebrow, wondering who would be so impatient at his door. He quickly moves to the front door and opens it, seeing Cory on the other side. "Cory, what on earth is going on?" he says as he lets his son in law into the house.
"Have you checked your phone messages lately?" Cory asks, his face pale with worry about what has transpired.
"No, I'm sorry, I haven't. The battery died and it has been charging. What's going on? You look like you've been punched in the stomach," Dominick observes to Cory. "Do you want a glass of water or something?"
Cory shakes his head. "It's Robin, she's missing."
Dominick's mouth falls open, as thunder booms in the background. "What do you mean, she's missing?"
Cory takes a deep breath and recalls everything that happened at the Robertson fan meet and greet with Robin and Savannah. "The smoke bomb went off and when the smoke cleared, Robin was gone. No one has any idea of where she could possibly be. I am worried Dominick."
Dominick runs his hand through his hair and sighs. "She's practically 9 months pregnant. Where would she have gone being so close to giving birth?"
Cory looks back at him. "You don't want to know what I am thinking Dominick."
Dominick locks eyes with Cory with intent. "Tell me exactly what you're thinking. It could be our key to finding Robin."
"You know that she has been getting weird fan mail lately," Cory begins to tell Dominick, who nods his head back to Cory. "What if this biggest fan of hers pulled some kind of sick stunt? I never had a good feeling about this biggest fan"
"Was the mail getting that out of control? Robin told me she was getting spooked by it, but I passed it off as nothing," Dominick replies to Cory, wondering if there could be another explaination.
"I don't know Dominick, some of it was so morbid. I'm grasping at straws! Where else could she be? She wouldn't just up and disappear like this. Robin wouldn't do that!" Cory tells him, starting to get more worried as every second passes.
"Okay, okay," Dominick replies to him, trying to calm Cory down. "We should call the police and notify them of what has happened. I will get every single person I can on this. Robin has to be found. She and the baby will be fine, you'll see Cory," he tells him, trying to convince himself of the things he just told his son in law.
"I hope so," Cory replies to him. "We have to find her. We just have to find Robin."
Scene Four - The Calimo Cabin
A loud thunder boom startles Robin awake. She looks around and quickly realizes that she's at the Calimo cabin. She has stayed in the cabin a number of times and knows the master bedroom well. She tries to move, but realizes that she is tied to the bed. She looks up and sees her hands tied to the bed posts. She tries to scream, but she has a gag in her mouth. She looks down and sees her large stomach and wonders what is going on. She knows that she is due to give birth any day now; she just wishes she understood what was happening to her. Who would do this to her?
She turns to the doorway when she sees it open a little. She bites her lower lip when she feels a little pain in her stomach. Her eyes bulge open wide when she sees a man enter the room, holding a candle. Another flash of lightening, and she can see his face even clearer: it's Liam Fitzpatrick!
"It appears that the power has been knocked out from the storm," he tells Robin as he sets the candle down on the end table next to her. He sits on the edge of the bed and looks at her. "You must be thirsty," he tells her as he takes off the gag from her mouth. "Here, drink some of this."
He holds a cup with a straw up to her mouth. The liquid feels good in her dry, hoarse mouth. She drinks the entire cup of water. "See, you were thirsty. It's a good thing I am here for you."
Robin watches as he sets the cup down on the end table as lightening streaks in the dark sky. "Why are you doing this to me?" she asks him. "I thought we were friends?"
Liam laughs a little before he looks back at her. "Friends?" he asks her with a grin on his face. "Would a friend dump me like that? You took me to the Pampa Grill to leave me Robin. Girls don't leave me," he tells her. "I leave them when I am done with them. I wasn't done with you. I am not done with you," he says back to her, something in his eye scares her.
Robin shakes her head, feeling another twinge in her stomach. "Liam, I am 9 months pregnant. I should be giving birth to this baby any day now. You can't keep me here. You can't keep me here while my baby needs me."
Liam stands up and walks away from the bed as he crosses his arms. "You don't worry about that. I'm a doctor, remember? If your baby comes while we are here, I'll be able to deliver him or her. Then, you and I can pick up where we left off."
Robin feels her body shake as another loud thunder bolt bursts in the sky. "My husband will be looking for me," she tells him, trying to stay calm.
Liam starts to laugh at her as he opens the closet door, looking for something. "That idiot? He probably doesn't even realize that you're missing Robin. He's a fool," he always has been. Liam stands back up, holding a blue light that runs on batteries. "Bingo, I knew that the Calimos would have a back up lighting system in this place."
He turns on the light, creating a blue glow in the room. Robin looks over at him as he stands up from setting the light on the ground. "Please, Liam, you have to let me go. I'm scared about my baby."
Liam smiles at her and walks back up to the bed. He sits next to her and runs his hand down her face, causing her to shutter. "You're so beautiful Robin. So, very, very beautiful. We could have made many hot memories together," he says before he suddenly turns cold with her. "But you chose to humiliate me. You chose that loser of a husband you have over me. I could have made you so happy. I will make you happy again Robin."
"Ah!" Robin suddenly screams as she feels another sharper pain in her stomach. "Liam!" she cries as she looks down at her stomach. "Oh my God, my baby! My baby!"
Liam looks at her in concern and then down at her stomach. "What is it? What's wrong?"
"I'm in labour! My baby is coming," Robin replies to him as she looks into his eyes, hoping that he will be able to deliver the baby and nothing will go wrong.
Scene Five - Twin Peaks Police Department
In a back room of the Twin Peaks police department, which is not often used, a chair sits under some spot lights. The chair has straps in which someone would be held into the chair. Next to the chair is an oxygen tank that is ready to go. Two police officers open the door and move into the room, one has Donovan behind him. Donovan enters the room and looks at the chair. He knows that soon he will strapped to the chair and he will be given a lethal injection for killing Ernesto. The only problem is that he didn't kill his father. He feels his eyes swell with water at the sight of the chair; the place he will die. He thought that he had to come to terms with the idea of dying today, but seeing the chair has sent chills down his spine. He doesn't want to die for something he didn't do. He doesn't want to leave his world, not after he just found his mother and has grown so close to Victoria again.
He feels a tear escape his eye and run down his cheek at the thought of his sister. He knows that she is in Italy right now trying to uncover something, anything, that could prove his innocence in the murder charges. It breaks his heart that he hasn't gotten to see her one final time; he hasn't gotten to say good bye to her. He wishes he could have. He loves her more than anything or anyone.
He turns his head and sees a window. On the other side of the glass he sees Eva, Andy, and Natasha standing there. They all have tears in their eyes. He doesn't understand why they would be here to watch him die, but on some level he is grateful that he has their support. He flashes them half a smile as he moves towards the chair.
Eva whispers the words, "I love you" to him as Donovan is strapped into the chair. A nurse enters the room and approaches Donovan. She places the oxygen tubes in him.
"This will be very easy," she tells him once she is done. "I will slowly insert all of the drugs in this syringe into your IV and you will start to get sleepy. Try not to fight it," she tells him as she puts her hand on his shoulder. "It'll be more peaceful if you don't fight it."
Donovan nods his head back to her. "Will it hurt?"
She shakes her head no. "You won't feel anything. You'll just feel sleepy. If you try to fight that, your body will react."
"Okay," he replies to her, trying to stay calm. "Thank you for explaining it to me."
She smiles back to him. The officer looks over at the nurse and nods his head. "It's time," she tells Donovan.
Eva, Natasha and Andy hold hands as they watch the nurse get the syringe ready. She moves the needle closer to the oxygen tube and prepares to enter the drug into Donovan's system. Suddenly, the back door opens and Robbie and Victoria burst in!
"STOP!" Victoria yells to everyone. "Stop!" she cries as she sees the nurse put the needle into Donovan's oxygen tube. Startled the nurse, looks back and wonders what is happening. Donovan's eyes open wider at the sight of his sister.
"We have proof that Donovan didn't kill Ernesto," Robbie announces to everyone, creating a huge sigh of relief to everyone. "Detective Hastings, release Mr. Moretti," Robbie tells the officer that he recognizes.
"What the hell is going on here?" Lois Kam asks as she enters the room behind Robbie and Victoria, trying to catch her breath.
Victoria looks up from hugging Eva and looks back at Lois. "We found Ernesto's real killer. Jonas, my father's right hand man confessed. He's already waiting in the holding cells at the station. We have his confession Lois."
"I can't believe you were going to kill my son for something he didn't do!" Eva screams at Lois, as Robbie comes up to her.
"Calm down Eva," Robbie tells her, trying to maintain some kind of order. "Lois was just doing her job." He turns his head and sees that Donovan is being unstrapped, but he isn't awake. "What the hell is going on?"
The nurse looks back at Robbie. "I'm so sorry," she trembles as she looks at him. "I started to give him the drug. Donovan was given some of the lethal injection!"
"Call 9-1-1!" Robbie yells to the police officers, as they get out their cell phone. He turns to Lois and glares at her. "If anything happens to him Ms. Kam, this will be on you."
"Will he be okay?" Eva asks Robbie, with desperation in her eyes.
Robbie nods his head. "We found the evidence he'll be okay, we just have to believe that he'll be okay," Robbie tells her, hoping that what he is saying is true. They couldn't have gone through everything that they went through only to find out that Donovan will still die could they?
Next on One Day at a Time
Discuss your thoughts here, in the ODaaT Forum!
© 2002-2017 One Day At A Time