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Written by: Dallas Walsh Originally Released: October 26, 2014
 

Episode Theme song: "My Blood" Ellie Goulding
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Previously on One Day at a Time
- Bob stopped Leah & Jeff's wedding with a stunning guest: Felicia Robertson, Leah's mother whom everyone believed was dead
- Cory insisted that Robin see a therapist, but she said she didn't need one
- Trenyce agreed to have a paternity test done on Andrew after Savannah threatened to get a court ordered test
- The search for Cassie continued after it was proved that Helen is really herself and not Cassie posing as her again

Scene One - The Robertson House; Jeff, Leah & Paige's Home

The wedding ended without a marriage taking place. After Dominick revealed that he knew that Felicia had been alive all of these years, Leah wanted nothing more to bring her mother home and get to the bottom of the story. She looks in the guest room where Felicia is sleeping soundly and gets tears in her eyes. She can't believe that after all these years of believing that her mother was dead the opposite is true; she's alive and well. Or seemingly well. Her mother's health is clearly not what it should be but that doesn't really matter right now. What matters is that Felicia is alive and back in her life. She never wants Felicia to leave her again.

Leah moves closer to the bed where her mother is sleeping. She sits on the edge of the bed and moves some of her mother's hair out of Felicia's face. Leah smiles as a tear escapes her eye. Leah quickly dries her cheek.

"You have no idea how much I've missed you," Leah whispers, not wanting to wake her mother up. "You have no idea how many times I've needed you over the years and always looked to you for guidance."

Leah feels her blood boil inside her body. How could Dominick keep her mother from her all these years? What possible reason could her father have had to keep Felicia from her life? How could he have lied about her being dead?

"I'm so happy that you're home Mom," Leah says to her mother as she stands up. "And don't worry about a thing. I will get to the bottom of this story. I will find out why we have been kept apart all these years."

***

In the living room, Dominick pours himself a brandy and takes a large gulp of it. He can feel some sweat still on his forehead. The secret he has kept for so many years, for his family's benefit he believes, has finally been revealed. All because of Bob Calimo. The fact that his rival has exposed him makes his blood boil. He knows that he can't worry about Bob right now because he has to deal with Eva and Leah. They have questions and he will have to provide them answers as to why he kept Felicia hidden for so long. He went to such great lengths to make sure everyone thought she had died. He sighs and finishes his glass of brandy before he pours himself another one.

"I'm just shocked that your wife has been alive all of these years and you never cared to mention it to anyone," Eva finally says to him standing up from the sofa. She had taken a seat in hopes of being able to collect her thoughts but now she needs answers.

"I had my reasons," Dominick replies quietly to her. "No one was ever supposed to find out that Felicia was alive. I was living my life like she had died, just like everyone else."

"But why?" Eva asks him as she comes up behind him. "Why would you want to pretend your wife is dead? Why would you want your children to believe their mother had died?"

"It is complicated," Dominick says back to her as he takes a sip of his brandy. "Felicia is a very sick woman. Mentally, she's very fragile. I didn't want Leah to always be visiting her mother in a mental institution always feeling down that Felicia will never recover."

"So you faked her death?" Eva asks shocked by what Dominick is hearing. "That's not your decision to make."

Dominick turns to her and glares at her. "How dare you question me! Who do you think you are?"

Eva puts her hands on her hips. "I thought we were trying to build a relationship and possibly a life together!"

"Felicia has nothing to do with that," Dominick spits back at her.

"Really? How could we ever really be together if your wife was always alive? Or did you never think about that?"

"This coming from the woman that faked her own death, lied about being married to Ernesto and having two other children? You can stop with the hypocritical lashing any time Eva," Dominick says back to her as he takes another sip of his brandy.

"That's completely different," Eva replies to him. "I don't think this is getting us anywhere. I'm going to go. Call me when you're ready to discuss this as an adult."

"You mean when I don't compare your lies to mine? That's priceless."

Dominick doesn't turn from the bar as Eva walks out of the house. He takes another sip of his drink and sighs afterwards. He can hear high heels enter the living room again.

"Did you forget something?" he asks as he turns around.

Leah arches her eyebrow. "Sorry, I thought you were Eva," Dominick says to his daughter. "How's Felicia?"

"She's sleeping," Leah replies to him as she walks closer to him. "Which is good because I think you have some explaining to do. How could you lie to me about my mother being dead? How could you keep her from me all of these years?"

Scene Two - Roboto

Kim steps off the elevator and looks around. The hallway is surprisingly empty considering the time of the day that it is. She starts to walk towards Bob's office door as she wants to discuss with her husband about his bringing Felicia back to town at Jeff and Leah's wedding. On one hand, she understands that bringing back Felicia was a good thing. Leah now has her mother back in her life; on the other hand she knows that Bob's only motive in the entire situation was to hurt Dominick. She wishes that her husband would put this entire rivalry behind him. She thinks that it is long overdue and she also thinks that it is starting to come between her and her husband.

She turns her head and sees Johnny walking in the hallway. She quickly shuts her eyes for a moment and recalls the numerous times she and Johnny have had sex, including right after the wedding. Hot, passionate and intense sex, at that. She knows that she has to stop having an affair with him but as he walks closer to her, she can't help but notice how attractive he looks in his suit and tie. She shakes her head trying to get her mind out of the sexual cloud that it's in. Another sign, she tells herself, that her and Bob are further apart than ever.

"I thought you said we were over," Johnny winks to Kim as he approaches her folding a file folder in his hand. He knows that she's probably at the Roboto to see her husband but he can't help but tease her. He still thinks she is sexy.

"We are," she replies to him trying to be cold to him. "I'm here to see my husband."

He puts his hand on her shoulder. "You can always stop by my office if you want to … relieve some stress after," he offers to her, still wanting her as badly as ever.

She shuts her eyes at the young man's touch still wanting him, more than ever if it's possible. "We shouldn't."

"What the hell is going on out here?" Bob asks as he steps out of his office and sees Johnny and Kim standing together, Johnny's hand still on Kim's shoulder.

"I was just helping Kim with this piece of fuzz on her dress," Johnny quickly covers as he holds up some lint from Kim's shoulder.

"Thank you," Kim smiles back to him, grateful Johnny was able to cover. "See you around," she says as Johnny walks off, leaving the husband and wife alone together. "I needed to see you darling," Kim informs Bob as she tries to get her heart rate back to normal, startled that Bob caught her and Johnny together. She knows that she has to be careful. Ending the affair was the right thing to do; it was the only thing to do.

Bob arches his eyebrow as he walks back with Kim into his office. "What's going on?"

"How could you? How could you ruin Leah and Jeff's wedding like that?" she asks him as she throws her purse on the sofa. "When will this damn rivalry with Dominick Robertson end?"

"It will end when I've crushed that man! He has put my family through hell Kimberly," Bob grits his teeth back at her. "You of all people should know that."

"I do know that," Kim replies to him, not going to back down from this. "But it doesn't mean that I support this. Not one little bit."

Scene Three - River side Delicatessen

"I can't believe I just did that," Trenyce says as she sits down across from Vinny and Daisy. They just left the hospital after they had the paternity test on Andrew as per Savannah's request. Trenyce knows that Savannah forced her hand into the paternity test on Andrew; had Trenyce refused to go on her own, Savannah would have gotten a court order and forced her to have the paternity test. She has gone over it a million times in her head; there is absolutely no way Savannah can be Andrew's mother. Trenyce was in the hospital; she knows she gave birth to Andrew that day. "I wish there had been another way around this."

"I think you did the right thing," Daisy says back to her niece. "If Savannah wants to know the truth, then we will provide her with the truth. You did this on your terms, you should be proud of that."

Trenyce rolls her eyes a little. "I did this because that woman was going to get a court order. I thought this was the easier choice. We should have went to the Pampa Grill, I could use a drink."

"Will that really solve anything?" Vinny winks back over at her. "The doctor said it shouldn't been too long before we hear the results."

"It will be the longest week of my life," Trenyce tells them back.

"Why Trenyce?" Daisy asks her. "We know the truth. You are Andrew's mother. I was with you at the hospital when you gave birth. I saw him right after. We know that he's your child."

Trenyce nods back to her Aunt. "You're right. We have nothing to worry about. I should go home and be with my son."

"I think that's a wonderful idea," Daisy says back to her. "You go ahead. Vinny and I will get the bill."

Trenyce smiles back at them and rushes off. Daisy pauses and looks over at Vinny with a worried strickened face. "What's wrong?" Vinny asks as her as he grabs her hand. "You're right; you guys have nothing to worry about it."

Daisy arches her eyebrow. "I hope you're right. I know Dave though. He was sick. What if …"

"Don't say it," Vinny cuts her off. "Andrew is Trenyce's son. Everything will work out fine, you'll see."

Daisy nods her head back to him and fakes a smile. She leans in and hugs him. "Thank you for your support."

"Of course Daisy. I wouldn't be anywhere else."

Scene Four - The Sugarbowl

"I have to admit to you," Reese tells Savannah as they sit in the corner booth each holding their cup of hot chocolate. "I'm surprised Trenyce agreed to this paternity test. She's always been very protective of Andrew."

Savannah sighs and thinks back to the day of Jeff and Leah's wedding when she told Trenyce if she didn't agree to a paternity test, she would get a court order and force her hand into one. Savannah knows that Trenyce and her entire family doesn't like her right now but she has to know the truth about Andrew. The loan picture that Dave left her of her child looks so much like Andrew; she can't shake the feeling that Andrew is her little boy. The thought of that is both exciting and scary to her. She doesn't want to disrupt Andrew's life, or Trenyce's for that matter. She and Trenyce have always gotten along. Trenyce even went so far as to offer to help Savannah find her child. Now, that child could be Trenyce's son.

"I did sort of force her hand," Savannah replies after she swallows the sip of hot chocolate. "I basically told her if she didn't agree to the test, I would get a court ordered paternity test."

Reese nods his head. "And you're positive that you think Andrew could be your son?"

Savannah shrugs her shoulders. "I don't know Reese. The first time I saw him, I just had this gut feeling, you know? Dave only gave me one picture of my son when he was a baby. Andrew just looks like that baby. I could be totally off base, but I have to know."

"Of course you do," Reese replies to her. "I'm sure Trenyce is giving you the coldest shoulder right now."

"You have no idea."

Reese chuckles a little. "I've known Trenyce a long time. Trust me, this will blow over. She's always tried to act tough, but it's all an act. She's scared to death that this could be true."

"I'm scared too," Savannah quickly says back to him. She takes a deep breath and feels her eyes swell with water. "The last thing I want to do is hurt anyone. I just want to find my child."

Reese grabs her hand and squeezes it. "I know you're scared. I'm here for you, okay? Whatever happens, we'll get through it together."

"Thanks Reese," Savannah smiles through some tears. "I couldn't get through this alone."

Scene Five - Twin Peaks Police Department; Robbie's Office

Adam and Shane open the door to Robbie's office and they spot the police officer sitting behind his desk. Robbie looks up and sees his two friends at his door way. "Hey guys," he says as they enter his office. "Thanks for coming over so quickly."

Shane nods his head back to Robbie. "We assumed that this was about Cassie and her disappearance. I'm hoping you have good news that we can take back to Natasha and Helen."

Robbie pauses and knows that he purposely didn't want his sister and Helen at this meeting. He wanted to discuss Cassie's situation with the guys. He didn't want to upset the ladies because he doesn't have the best news possible.

"I actually wanted to see you two alone," Robbie reveals to him.

"That doesn't sound very good," Adam says back to him. "What's going on?"

Robbie sighs. "We've done everything we can to try to find Cassie," he begins to tell them as he can see the look of worry creep over both faces of Shane and Adam. "We are at the end of our search. The chief wants us to stop looking for Cassie."

"You can't stop looking for her!" Adam says, trying to regain from raising his voice. "That woman has my child Robbie! What about my child?"

Robbie nods his head back to him. "I understand what is at stake here, believe me I do. The state is still looking for Cassie. You have to realize that every day that passes, Cassie gets further and further away from Twin Peaks. She's not going to come back here, not any time soon."

"How can you be so sure?" Shane asks him. "The last time we thought she was gone, she had surgery to look like Helen. It was months before the truth came out. So many people got hurt in the process."

Robbie nods back to him. "I know. I hate this too. I fought with the Chief to keep searching for her, but he makes the final decisions. We all have to stay on guard but the searching will stop. We are basically wasting tax payers dollars."

Adam shakes his head. "This is absurd. Some crazy woman is out there with my wife's face and my child and the police won't do anything!"

"Adam," Robbie tries stop Adam, but Adam bolts out of the office. Robbie looks back at Shane. "I wish I could do more."

Shane shrugs his shoulders. "He'll come around Robbie," Shane replies to him. "He's just upset because he doesn't want his child to be raised by Cassie."

"I can't blame him for that," Robbie replies. "I just hope Cassie doesn't come back to this town."

"You and I both. You and I both," Shane says back to him, wondering how he will tell Natasha about this latest development.

Scene Six - The Towers, The Penthouse; Cory & Robin's Home

Robin sits in the living room of the penthouse. She's alone as Cory went to Wild Night to take care of some paper work. At first, he didn't want to leave her alone but she insisted that she would be fine alone for a while. She's so tired of everyone thinking that there is something wrong with her. Yes, she lost her child but she is coping just fine with everything. The pain is still so raw for her, but everyone has told her that it will take time to get over. She's trying to believe them. She's trying to stay as strong as she can. The pain inside of her is still very real, though. The time alone will be good for her, she keeps telling herself. The time alone will give her time to get her head on straight; to sort her thoughts and feelings.

"By the time Cory gets home," she whispers to herself. "I'll be back to my old self. I am fine. I am fine."

She continues to sit in the arm chair and she looks out the window. She sees a bird fly by and she shakes her head. Suddenly, memories of being at the Calimo cabin come back to her. She was laying in the bed in the master bedroom. She could hear birds chirping outside the window the morning after she lost the baby; the morning after the heavy rain storm. The birds were out probably looking for food while Robin layed in the bed trying to cope with the loss of her baby.

She stands up quickly and feels herself start to panic. She puts her hands on the dining room table, trying to make sure she doesn't fall over as the tears come fast and furiously. She grabs her stomach and stands up again. She wipes her tears.

"Do you hear that?" she says aloud as she turns around in the penthouse. She quickly walks across the living room towards the stairs that lead to the second story. "I'm coming! I'm coming!"

She rushes up the stairs and moves into the room that she was planning to be the baby's nursery. She looks around. "Where are you?" she asks as she can hear a baby's cry in her head. "Where are you?"

She moves towards the crib and looks inside. It's empty, except for a blanket and a stuffed animal. "My baby girl," Robin says as she picks up the blanket. "What's wrong? You don't have to cry anymore. Mommy's here."

Robin cradles the blanket and walks over to the rocking chair. She sits and starts rocking herself and the blanket slowly. "You're fine baby. Mommy's here, I'm not going anywhere."

Scene Seven - The Pampa Grill

"It sounded important on the phone, what's going on?" Donovan asks Eva as they sit across from each other at a table with a glass of white wine in front of them.

Eva picks up her glass and takes a mouthful. She sets her glass back down and then looks over at her son. She smiles slightly at the sight of him; it wasn't too long ago that Donovan and Victoria were shutting her out because of her lies to them. It is so refreshing to her that they can now support her when she needs them; and she feels like she needs them now more than ever.

"It's Dominick," she replies to him slowly as she feels her eyes swell with water. "I think we are over. I don't think we have a relationship anymore."

Donovan arches his eyebrow. "I don't understand Mom. You guys seem so good together. What could have happened that this all changed?"

"Dominick lied about something. Something very horrific and he doesn't seem to want to take any responsibility for it," Eva reveals to him, hoping that Donovan will understand her point of view.

"What could he have lied about that is so bad?" Donovan asks her, needing more information.

"Leah's mother Felicia," Eva begins to say back to him, as Donovan nods his head. "She's alive and well."

Donovan's eyes open in surprise. "Wow, I thought she died of cancer years ago."

"We all thought that because Dominick wanted us to believe that. Truth is, he's been keeping her away all of these years."

Donovan shakes his head. "This is mind blowing to think. Did he want to talk about it? I'm sure he must have felt justified in what he was doing or he wouldn't have done it. There must be more to this story."

Eva arches her eyebrow. "I don't know. I don't know what this means for anyone right now. I just feel like nothing will ever be the same."

Scene Eight - The Robertson House; Jeff, Leah & Paige's Home

"Are you going to answer me?" Leah asks Dominick, who stands at the bar and finishes his brandy before setting the glass down. "Why would you keep my mother from me all of these years? You saw how much pain I was in thinking she was dead."

"Leah," Dominick begins to say back to her. "I know the pain that you have been through. If you'll just hear me and let me explain, I will tell you everything."

"Okay," Leah replies to him. "Tell me exactly why you did this."

Dominick pauses and collects himself for the painful story he is about to tell his daughter. "Your mother, she's a very sick woman," he begins to tell her. "She's had mental problems for years. The doctor finally diagnosed her with schizophrenia. You have to remember Leah, this was many years ago. I couldn't watch my wife waste away and slowly get worse and worse each and every day," he continues to tell as he gets choked up a little. "I didn't want you to have to go through the pain of seeing your mother slowly deteriorate. So, I did what I thought was best."

Leah wipes a tear from her as she slowly nods her head. "You killed her."

"I put her in one of the best mental facilities in the world," he continues to tell explain. "I visited her once or twice a year just to see how she is doing. She's still not well. She's upstairs sleeping in this house, but she's not in the right frame of mind. She never will be. She can function somewhat when she's on her medication."

"Didn't you think I deserved a chance to make up my mind in this? I would have gone with you every year to see her Daddy!" Leah cries to him. "I would have loved to have told her about my life and see how she is doing! You never gave me the chance."

"You were a little girl Leah," Dominick tries to justify himself to him. "I wanted you to be free of any burden."

"My mother is not a burden!" Leah yells at him. "I have needed her so many times in my life and I have never had her!"

"She's ill. She wouldn't be there for you. Not the way you need," Dominick replies to her, hoping to make Leah see his point of view.

Leah walks up to him and slaps him across the face. "How dare you! How dare you for doing this to me! For doing this to our family! I will never forgive you for this Dad. Never!"

Leah rushes out of the room leaving Dominick alone in the living room. He puts his hand on his cheek before he turns around and pours himself another brandy, wondering how he will put his family back together.

Next on One Day at a Time
- Dominick ushers a warning to Bob
- Craig has a startling admission to Andy
- Helen surprises Adam with her offer

 
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