When We Stumble
song: "I Stay In Love" Mariah Carey
Previously on One Day at
Scene One - Twin Peaks General Hospital
"Craig," Natasha says as she stands away from Shane's hospital bed while the doctor looks at her husband. "Please tell me that everything is fine with Shane now that he has woken up."
Craig finishes looking into Shane's eyes before he looks down at his patient and then turns to Natasha. "I'd say he got very lucky that he wasn't seriously injured in the car accident. And yes, he should make a full recovery."
"Thank God," Natasha whispers as she covers her mouth, relieved that Shane wasn't more seriously hurt from his accident.
"Thanks for everything," Shane says in a hoarse voice to Craig. "When can I get out of here?"
"I'd like to keep you a day or two more just to keep an eye on you and to ensure you have enough fluids in you," Craig replies to him. "But it shouldn't be longer than that. Let me know if you need anything."
"Thank you, Craig," Natasha tells him as Craig leaves the hospital room. She immediately walks over to her husband and sits next to him. "I'm so relieved that you will be okay. You have no idea how worried I've been."
Shane shuts his eyes for a moment as he recalls the night of the summer storm when he learned the truth about his wife: she was pregnant the night she fell down the stairs at Adam and Helen's house, and she suffered a miscarriage. The reason that she didn't tell him is because Shane knows that he couldn't have possibly have fathered the baby, which means Natasha must have cheated on him. After he learned realized the truth, he raced out into the storm to confront Natasha and that is when he was in the accident.
"I'm fine," he finally replies to her as he looks back at her for a moment before he looks away. "Physically, anyways."
Natasha looks back at him in confusion. She has no idea what else could be wrong with him. "What else could be wrong?"
"I know, Nat," he whispers back to her. "I know everything."
She shakes her head as tears form in her eyes. "What are you talking about?"
"I know that you miscarried a baby," he reveals to her as a tear falls down her cheek. "Now, the question is, who fathered your baby? Whom did you cheat on me with?"
Scene Two - The Black House; Adam, Helen & Dawn's Home
Adam slowly walks down the stairs of the house carrying two large bags of this clothing. While he doesn't want to leave the house that he shares with his wife and daughter, he can't help but go. He knows that Helen has asked him to move out while she deals with the fact that Adam slept with Natasha last fall. To respect his wife's desire to have her own space, Adam is moving out and going back to the Twin Peaks Executive Hotel. He only hopes that this will be a temporary thing and eventually, Helen will forgive him and they can try to patch together their marriage. After everything they have been through, this can't be the end of their marriage.
When he reaches the bottom of the stairs, he sets the bags down and looks into the living room where he sees Dawn pouring herself a glass of water. He signs and knows that he should tell her that he moving out temporarily.
"Hey kiddo," Adam says as he moves into the living room. "I was hoping I'd see you today."
"Did you now?" Dawn asks him as she turns around to face her father. She still doesn't know how exactly the truth of the affair came out, but part of her is relieved. Now, she doesn't have to pretend that everything is perfect in her family when it couldn't be further from the truth. The images of Adam and Natasha making love the night of the hospital gala still haunt her to this day. At least now, she doesn't have to act like it didn't happen. She does have to ensure, however, that no one knows that she was blackmailing Natasha into silence.
"I am moving out for a little while. I think your Mom just needs some space."
"I think we all need some space, Dad," Dawn spits at him. "Do you really think that I don't know what's going on here? Do you really think that I don't know that you slept with another woman behind Mom's back?"
"Dawn," Adam begins to say to him. "It's not what you think."
"Actually, it is," Dawn replies to him. "I've known about this for a very long time. Longer than you realize," Dawn continues to tell him as his eyes open wider. "The fact that you could walk around this house and pretend that nothing happened, it's disgusting!"
"I don't want to fight with you about this," Adam tells his daughter. "I made a mistake and I'm going to try to make it right."
Dawn laughs a little. "Make this right? God, you sound pathetic, you know that?"
"Don't speak to me like that," he scolds her. "Despite everything that has happened, I'm still your father and you will treat me with respect."
"Respect is earned Dad," Dawn snaps back at him. "Just because you have a title doesn't mean a damn thing! Now, I think it's best if you finish moving out. I have a lot of things to do today and seeing your miserable face isn't on the top of the list."
Before Adam can reply, Dawn sets her glass of water down and scurries out of the room. He runs his hand over his face and takes a deep breath realizing that his affair with Natasha has caused more hurt than he first anticipated.
Scene Three - The Claus House; Jeff & Felicia's Home
"Are you sure you want to go through with this?" Felicia asks Frederick as she rests on her bed in the bedroom of Jeff and Leah's house. Felicia has finally agreed to go back under hypnosis to try to see if she has any other memories that she hasn't been able to recover yet. However, she also knows that Frederick is going through a difficult time as he just learned that Savannah was killed the night of the summer storm. Frederick always looked at Savannah like she was another one of his daughter's, so she can only imagine what he is going through right now.
Frederick smiles back to her and grabs her hand. "I am sure," he replies to her. "Savannah would want me to get back to work. And, you've always been so very important to me Felicia, if I can help you get back to where you deserve to be, then I am moving forward and doing the right thing."
Felicia smiles back to him. "Okay, I'm ready then," she tells him as he starts to put her under. Frederick watches her and realizes that now, more than ever, he wishes he and Felicia could be together as a couple. Savannah's death has left him realizing that they don't have much time in this life and he needs to take advantage of Felicia while he is able too. As Felicia slowly starts to go under, the wheels in Frederick's head start to turn.
He looks back at Felicia, who is completely under hypnosis now. He opens his pad of paper, which has some questions on it for him to ask her. He quickly closes the book and decides that he has another plan he will take. He has to do this for Savannah; she would want him to be happy.
"Felicia, can you hear me?" he asks her as she nods her head. "Good, then you are under hypnosis. Who is the man that you love most in the world?" he asks her, already knowing her answer.
Felicia pauses for a moment before replying. "Dominick," she finally replies to him, causing him to close his eyes in somewhat of pain.
"That's not the case," he says back to her as she arches her eyebrow. "You do not love Dominick. You do not love him, Felicia. You're in love with someone else. Someone who deserves your love. Dominick is not the man in your heart. You have to accept that."
Downstairs, Dominick looks over at Eva as they await for Felicia to come out of her session. Dominick is still rather annoyed that Felicia has agreed to do this hypnosis session in the first place as he doesn't believe there are any other secrets that she hasn't uncovered yet. The fact that Frederick was so insistent makes Dominick believe that the doctor is up to something, but what is the question.
"You're quiet today," he finally tells Eva as he looks over at his lover. "What's on your mind?"
"I think you know exactly what is on my mind," she snaps at him, knowing that she thinks he did something to help cause Bob's stroke. She doesn't know how much more Bob and Dominick can possibly do to hurt each other; in her mind, the feud has to end more anyone else gets hurt.
"I know that you think something happened between Bob and I," Dominick replies to her.
"Am I wrong?" she asks him point blank.
When he doesn't answer her, she stands up and throws her hands in the air. "And, let me ask you another question," she says to him as their eyes lock. "Are you ready to divorce Felicia? Or are you still waiting for her to be in a better state mentally?"
"That's not fair," Dominick replies to her as he stands up and moves towards her.
"Isn't it? How long do I have to wait, Dominick?" she asks him. "Actually, don't answer that. I don't think I can do this anymore."
She moves over to grab her purse and her jacket. "Eva, where are you going?" Dominick asks her as he follows her to the foyer.
"Anywhere but here," she sighs as she looks at him one more time. "I'm sorry Dominick, but it's over. I can't do this anymore. I just can't "
Before Dominick can protest, the front door is slamming shut. Dominick sighs and wonders if he just allowed the woman of his dreams to walk out on him for good.
Scene Four - Raven's Meadow Mental Institution
"I can hear the alarms, what will happen now?" Melissa asks Caroline, as they stand in the doctor's office at the mental institution. Caroline has just been informed that Robin was not in her room when the nurse went to give Robin her scheduled medication. Caroline worries that the longer Robin is missing, the further away from the institution she could be; the problem with this is that if Robin has escaped, their plan to keep Robin there to prevent her from being with Cory will have failed.
"The security guards will put the building on lock down," Caroline replies to Melissa. "Don't worry, if Robin is trying to leave, she won't get very far."
"You don't understand," Melissa says back to Caroline as she starts to panic. "I have hated Cory Calvin for years because of how he has treated Robin. He's always gone back and forth between her and another woman, first Natasha Calimo and now Robin's own sister. Robin deserves so much better than him! I can't fail at this now, not after I've come so far."
"Don't worry," Caroline replies to her. "We'll find her. She probably just went into another room after the afternoon craft session."
"I hope you're right," Melissa glares at her. "Because I don't know what I will do if Robin has left this building!"
Caroline suddenly gets a telephone call. "Hello," she says into her phone. "What? Oh my God, you know that means, don't you? Yes, keep in touch! Don't let them leave together!"
"What's happened now?" Melissa asks her.
"They found a nurse tied up in another storage closet," Caroline reveals to a horrified Melissa. "He identified Cory through picture as the man that took his scrubs and tied him up."
"That means that Cory is with Robin right now," Melissa whispers in horror. "Make sure you get my daughter back her safely. I don't care what happens to Cory, but my daughter has to be safe."
Caroline opens her desk drawer and pulls out a gun. "Don't worry, Melissa. Robin and Cory are not going anywhere."
In the heating vent above Robin's room, Cory and Robin sit next to each other in the confided space. He looks at her and tries to smile a little.
"How much longer should we wait this out?" she asks him in a whisper, scared of what will happen if they are caught.
"I can still hear the alarms ringing," he says back to her, as he listens to the sirens. "I'm pretty sure they have guards circling the perimeter of the building. Once they realize we aren't out there, we can make a mad dash for it."
Robin nods back to him. "I think we should start moving through the vent," she tells him. "If they see the vent in my room and open it, they would find us. It would be to easy."
Cory leans forward and kisses her. "You're brilliant, you know that?"
She kisses him back before she moves a piece of her hair behind her ear. "I don't know what I would do without you, Cory. Thank you for getting me out of here."
"Thank me when we are back home safe and sound," he says to her. "Now, let's start moving. We should try to get to the edge of the building so when the alarms go off we can be free."
Scene Five - Riverside Delicatessen
Donovan steps into the lineup and quickly places his order. He is grabbing a sandwich and then head back to work. He has to do a lot of work right now because Robertson Enterprises was about to launch a new perfume ad but because of Savannah's death, they have to reshoot the images with a new model. Donovan, still, can't believe that Savannah is gone. He only wishes that he would have been able to see her one final time before she died.
He grabs his sandwich and is about to leave when he sees Lukas sitting at a table all by himself. He sees his ex-boyfriend and recalls how the night of the summer storm they were trapped in an elevator together and that they almost kissed while in the elevator together. He finds himself moving towards Lukas as he hasn't seen him since the night of the summer storm.
"Lukas, hey," Donovan says as he reaches the table.
"Hi to you too," Lukas replies to him, as seeing Donovan gives him some butterflies in his stomach. "Would you care to join me?"
Donovan smiles and takes a seat next to him. "I can't stay too long, but I heard about Savannah Pherson dying. I know how close she was to your Dad, I'm really sorry about your loss."
Lukas nods back to him. "My Dad seems to be doing okay for the most part. He always reverts into himself when something like this happens. He's always the tough man, you know?"
"I do know," Donovan nods back to him. "I used to date someone who did the same thing."
Lukas can't help but get a grin on his face knowing that he is like his father in many ways. "I haven't been able to stop thinking about the night of the storm," Donovan continues to tell him. "Us in that elevator."
Lukas uneasily looks back at him. "Yea, we did get pretty close, didn't we?"
"For a minute, it almost felt like old times," Donovan agrees with him. "And then the power came back on and everything has gone back to normal."
"Whatever normal may be," Lukas laughs back to him.
Donovan arches his eyebrow. "Well," he says back to Lukas. "I guess I was wondering something."
"And that would be?"
"Where do we stand now Lukas?" Donovan asks him as their eyes lock. "Where do we go from here and our near kiss?"
In the back corner, Kim and Tyler sit across from each other as baby Blake sleeps in his stroller beside them. Tyler is thrilled that Kim agreed to have lunch with him today. He hasn't seen her since the night of the summer storm, where they shared a steamy kiss. While he has been trying to keep it together, he hopes that it means that they could finally agree to have a relationship together. He has always wanted to be a family with Kim and Blake.
"Thanks for having lunch with me today," he tells her as she takes a bite of her sandwich.
She smiles back to him. "It's just nice to get out of the hospital for a little while," she replies to him. "Between Savannah dying, Andy admitting he has a drinking problem and Bob's stroke, I can use the distraction."
"I'm so sorry about Savannah," he tells her. "Is there anything I can do?"
Kim shakes her head no. "There nothing anyone can do. It was just a freak accident," she replies to him. "I just hope Andrew takes the news okay."
"And Bob?" Tyler asks her, even though he doesn't really care about Bob Calimo. "He will be okay?"
Kim recalls how she pleaded with her husband to come back to her so they assess how bad Bob's condition is. She never wanted Bob to have a stroke, no matter what state their marriage is currently in.
"We are still waiting for him to wake up," she reveals to him. "Once he does, they will be able to assess how bad his stroke was. But they think he will wake up any day now."
"That's good to hear," he replies to her.
"Yea," she says with a smile. "It's so nice to see you, Tyler. Really, thank you for this lunch today."
"You know I always want to make you feel better," he replies to her with a sparkle in his eye. "I haven't been able to stop thinking about our kiss the night of the storm."
She licks her lips a little. "I know, me either," she admits to him.
"Really?" he asks as he leans across the table.
"Really," she replies as their lips touch softly. She puts her hand on the side of his face as she kisses him back again.
They part ways and he looks at her as he returns to his seat. "I was hoping that it meant we could finally be together. We could try to have a real relationship and be a family, you, me and Blake."
Kim looks back at him and then over at Blake. "I'd like that a lot, Tyler."
He doesn't respond by words. He stands up and moves over to Kim's side of the table and leans down, kissing her passionately, thrilled that she has agreed to be the woman in his life.
Scene Six - Twin Peaks General Hospital
Craig finishes reading Bob's file and then looks over at the man sleeping in his hospital bed. Craig knows that the longer it takes Bob to wake up, the chances of him making a full recovery are slimmer and slimmer.
He sighs a little and places the file in the basket on the door. He is about to leave when he hears a noise. Craig turns around and looks back at Bob, who is slowly opening his eyes and making little grunts as he does so.
"Mr. Calimo," Craig says as he rushes over to his bedside and sees Bob open his eyes. "Hey, welcome back to the real world," Craig tells him. "You're in the hospital as you suffered from a stroke."
Bob looks around and then back at Craig. He opens his mouth to say something but Craig stops him.
"Don't try to speak just yet," Craig tells him. "You've been through a lot in the last couple of days. We can take this slowly."
Bob stubbornly shakes his head no. He opens his mouth to say something to Craig. "Kkkkim," Bob starts to stutter out of his dry mouth. "Kkkiiimberly."
Craig realizes that Bob is asking for his wife and nods back to him. "I'll call your wife as soon as I check your vitals. She hasn't left your side, Mr. Calimo. You're a very lucky man."
Natasha can't believe what Shane just asked her. How could he have possibly found out that she was pregnant and had an affair? She asks herself. She wanted to be the one to tell Shane the truth, not have him find out this way. She shakes her head as a tear falls down her cheek.
"Are you going to answer me?" he asks her, looking at his wife. "Whom did you have an affair with? Who got you pregnant?"
"It wasn't like that," she replies as she speaks through her tears. "It just happened once, Shane, I promise you that. I never meant to hurt you."
"Who was he?" Shane asks again.
Natasha stands up and moves away from Shane's bed. "You have to understand, Shane," she tries to explain to him. "We weren't seeing eye to eye because of the Chief of Staff position and Jacob was in the hospital. We were just so far apart."
"Who was he?" Shane asks again, this time raising his voice.
Natasha covers her mouth trying to keep herself composed. "Adam."
Shane feels his blood boil as thinks about the man he considered one of his best friends sleeping with his wife. "But like I said," Natasha starts to say to her husband.
"I don't want to hear it," Shane cuts her off, devastated by her admission. "I think you should go."
"GO!" he yells at her as another tear falls down her cheek. She grabs her purse and leaves the room. As soon as the door shuts, Shane puts his hands over his face and starts to weep silently.
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