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Written by: Dallas Walsh
 
  Previously on One Day At A Time
-Jeff discovered Kim hiding from Jackson and Will and offered her a place to stay with him
-Adam dumped Victoria on Valentine’s Daay
-Cory planned a surprise for Robin, buutt his mind was on Natasha
-Natasha realized Shane has feelings for Rebecca


Scene 1
Setting: The Towers; Floor Twelve; Adam & Victoria’s Apartment

Victoria returns from her bedroom with her bags in tow and heads toward the exit, but turns back at the door to examine the room once more. She is then flooded by memories of her and Adam.

[Flash]

Adam moves closer to her. "I’ve been thinking."

"About what?"

"This" he says, kissing her passionately as Victoria moves her hand to the back of his hand, as he moves her hand to hear ass.

Their lips part, and he begins to kiss her neck as she whispers, "Oh Adam, take me upstairs."

***

She opens the door and sees the apartment filled with candles and a romantic table set up.

"What is all of this?" She asks as Adam emerges wearing a black tuxedo. "Adam, what have you done?"

"I thought you could use a night filled with romance. I brought you a red dress. It’s in the bedroom. Go try it on."

Victoria smiles. "You shouldn’t have, Adam."

***

Adam and Victoria are dancing slowly in the candle lit room.

"You feel so good in my arms." Adam whispers in her ear.

"Your arms feel good to be in," she replies.

Adam looks at her and kisses her passionately. "I’ve fallen in love with you, Victoria."

[End of Flash]

A tear drops down from her cheek, "You lying bastard, you lying bastard!" She says with conviction in her voice as her face still remains flushed from her tears.

Scene 2
Setting: Wild Night

Adam and Helen walk to their seats after just spending the last half hour on the dance floor. Helen continues to bounce a bit as she sits down, "My god, that was completely wild. I’ve never had so much fun." She voices in a state of euphoria.

"Yeah, you were definitely working the dance floor out there." He says, not completely attuned to what’s going on.

"With little help from you, I might add. What’s going on, you seem a million miles away tonight?" She queries, as her excitement turns to concern.

"I’m sorry, I just... it feels wrong for me to be here having fun with you when I just called it quits with Victoria." He explains, expressing feelings of remorse.

"Well, granted you could have chose any other day than Valentine’s Day, I have no..."

"Today is Valentine’s Day?" He asks, looking toward Helen, who makes no effort to deny it. "Oh great, now I feel even worse." He concludes.

"No, you would feel a whole lot worse if you continued to pretend things were fine out of obligation and she would too. It’s going to take some time, but I have no doubt that Victoria will bounce back." She adds to reassure Adam that he has done the right thing.

"I don’t know, you weren’t there... you didn’t see her face. You didn’t hear the things she said, it was as if something had snapped inside of her." He responds with conviction in his voice causing a cryptic expression to great Helen’s face. "I’m sorry, I’m upsetting you."

"No, it’s not that, I just got the strangest feeling." She replies, retaining a cryptic expression on her face.

"What do you mean, like a vision? Did you recall something about your accident?" He asks, diverting his attention from thoughts of Victoria by moving up closer.

"No, it’s not a memory, but I think I figured out what it is." She says, retaining her cryptic expression.

Adam becomes overly anxious and worried. "What?" He asks.

Picking up her fork, "It’s this key lime pie, I’ve got to have a bite." She says with a smile as she uses the fork to cut off a piece and sticks it in her mouth, joyously absorbing the aftermath of the taste. Adam smiles and then joins her when she goes for another piece.

Scene 3
Setting: The Towers; The Penthouse; Cory and Robin’s Home

Cory walks down the stairs wearing blue jeans and a long sleeved shirt. He walks over to the desk and pushes the ‘messages’ button on the answering machine. He realizes that there are no new messages.

Robin suddenly emerges at the top of the stairs. "Are you going somewhere?" she asks, untying her red silk robe.

Cory turns to her and smiles. "Yea, I have to go to the Calimo mansion. Sofia left message. I forgot something at the mansion during the wedding," he says to her, but her immediately regrets lying to her. He knows the real reason he’s going to the Calimo estate. He needs to see Natasha. He needs to talk to her, to see her...to be with her. "I shouldn’t be gone long," he says, quickly looking away.

Robin reties her robe, and looks at Cory. She realizes that he’s lying to her. ’Oh my God,’ she says to herself. ’He’s going to see Natasha. He’s leaving me to go see Natasha.’

"Hurry back," she says, as he’s leaving. "And be careful driving. The storm left the roads pretty bad."

Cory turns in the doorway, "I’ll be alright," he says. "Later."

As the door shuts, Robin breaks down in tears. "He’s with me. He made love to me tonight. But he can’t get over Natasha. Damn her!" Robin cries, as she rushes back upstairs. Robin enters the master bedroom and finds her purse. She riffles through her purse until she finds the anti-depressants that Shane gave her. She opens the bottle, but it’s empty. "Empty!," she says slowly. "This can’t be happening right now," she says as she begins to shake slowly.

Scene 4
Setting: The Victor’s Home; Vinny and Meggan’s Home

Vinny pulls the car into the garage, and turns the key. He leans back in the chair for a moment, and shuts his eyes. He is distracted by his cell phone ringing. He pulls it out, "Hello," he says quietly.

"It’s me," Patricia says.

"Patricia, what do you want? It’s late, I’m about to enter my house."

"Just wanted to see if you remembered to get Meggan anything for Valentine’s Day," Patricia says.

"Damn! I forgot completely. Thanks for the heads up," he says, shutting his cell phone. Vinny opens the door to the car and slams it shut. He walks slowly to the door. ‘What am I going to do?’ he thinks to himself.

Scene 5
Setting: Wild Night

Adam and Helen have finished devouring dessert and are washing it down with a milk shake. Adam takes a couple sips and then watches as Helen continues to engulf hers. "Have I told you how beautiful you look tonight?"

Releasing her lips from the straw of her milkshake as she raises her head, "No, but don’t let that stop you." She voices with a smile.

"You look really beautiful and your mustache is especially turning me on." He replies as a baffled Helen goes for her purse.

"What?" She questions, pulling her compact out of her purse and taking a look into the mirror inside.

"Milk’s really your color." Adam laughs as she looks into the mirror.

"Fine, joke at my expense." She voices, picking up a napkin but Adam stops her.

"I’ll get that for you." He says, grabbing hold of the napkin.

"That’s very gentleman like..." she is interrupted by Adam’s lips touching hers. The kiss goes on for nearly two minutes attracting an audience, "People are watching." She says, parting their lips.

"So... let them!" He says, moving his lips onto her neck.

"Adam!" She says with a grin.

He then parks his lips, "I’m kidding, but it’s not my fault. I can’t help myself, you’re just so beautiful and caring and understanding, you’re an angel." He concludes.

"I’m like everyone else, I have my faults." She responds.

"You see, that’s what I love about you. You know who you are and you don’t try to pretend to be something you’re not and that is what makes you perfect, Ms. Mills. That’s what makes us perfect. So what are we waiting for, let’s get married." He says, throwing himself and Helen for a loop as the attentive crowd applauds him.

Scene 6
Setting: Twin Peaks General Hospital; Shane’s Office

Shane is putting away his files, and getting ready to go home. Suddenly Robin bursts into his office.

"Shane, I’m so glad I caught you," Robin says, trying to pretend she isn’t panicked.

"Robin? What are you doing here? It’s late. I’m getting ready to go home," he says.

"I know. I’m sorry. But it couldn’t be helped," she says sitting in the chair in front of his desk. "I’ve run out of the anti-depressants you gave me, and I was hoping for a prescription."

"You’ve run out? Robin, I just gave you those pills at the wedding," Shane says with a hint of concern in his voice.

"I know Shane, but there were only a few pills in there," she lies. "I’ve only taken them one at a time, like you said. I’m just still feeling a little low at times."

Shane looks at Robin. "Alright, fine. I’ll write you a prescription. But this is the last time Robin. The medication you are on is very addictive."

"Thanks so much Shane," Robin smiles, as he hands her the prescription. Robin gets up and leaves the office. ‘I have to hurry and get to the drug store before it closes," she says rushing off.

Scene 7
Setting: The Calimo Mansion; The Guest House

Natasha sits on the sofa, reading a book. She puts the book down, as she isn’t reading anyways. She’s thinking. Thinking about Shane. Thinking about Cory. She looks over at the coffee table. The roses Shane gave her. She smiles. ‘How sweet of him,’ she thinks. She then remembers the kiss they shared at the party before Leah and Robbie’s wedding.

‘Could he have feelings for me?’ she suddenly wonders. She quickly shakes it off. ‘No, he has feelings for Rebecca, I learned that today,’ she tells herself. ‘Shane doesn’t have feelings for me...but what if he does?’

Her thoughts are interrupted by a knock on the door. "Who could that be at this hour?" she asks herself as she gets up and walks over the door.

She opens the door and sees Cory standing in the doorway.

"Hey," he says. "Can I come in?"

"Cory? Yea, come in."

Cory enters the living room. "I had to come see you," he says, looking at her.

"Why? What’s up?"

"It’s Valentine’s Day. You didn’t remember?" he asks.

"No, I remembered. Not much to celebrate this year, though," she says returning to the sofa.

Cory turns and quickly spots the roses. "I see someone beat me to the punch," he says, pointing to the flowers.

Natasha looks at him. "It’s not your job anymore to surprise me on Valentine’s Day. You are with Robin now Cory. You should be at home, with your wife."

Cory sits next to her. "You’re my wife, legally," he says. "And I can’t stop thinking about you, Natasha."

Natasha starts to get a little teary. "Cory, please..."

Cory puts his hand on her face. "Don’t cry Natasha. I still love you, and I know you still love me too."

"I guess love isn’t enough," she says.

Cory moves closer to her and kisses her. The kiss is long and passionate. Natasha finally breaks away.

"Please go Cory," she says, with a tear scrolling down her face.

Cory gets up, and walks towards the door. "Happy Valentine’s Day," he says turning to her.

Scene 9
Setting: The Docks

Victoria walks along the docks, which are a couple blocks from her new residence, absorbing the cool breeze. She is then plague by Adam’s first proclamation of love for her...

[Flash]

"You feel so good in my arms." Adam whispers in her ear.

"Your arms feel good to be in," she replies.

Adam looks at her and kisses her passionately. "I’ve fallen in love with you, Victoria."

[End of Flash]

...She then recalls his proclamation to Helen...

[Flash]

"I can’t love Natasha because I’ve already falling in love with you." He says passionately to Helen, who is moved. However, Victoria who has just open the door, is quite the opposite as the repetition of the words in her mind infuriates her.

[End of Flash]

She shakes off the thought in disgust, "I can’t believe it, I was never anything to him. I was never even on the radar. I just... I just don’t understand how this is happening." She says, wrapping her hand around her forehead and the base of her chin as she shakes her head. "I mean, he told me..." she adds as her voice begins to break and the thought of his words, "I’ve fallen in love with you," run through her mind continuously.

After six or seven repetition, the words are followed by, "We’re not working", which runs through her mind continuously and then merges with his previous words. She tries to shake the words out of her head and then covers her face with her hands and begins to cry. Within a minute, her head jerks up and her eyes widened as her hands slid down her face, removing some of the tears.

"No more tears Victoria, no more tears Victoria, It’s going to be all right." She remarks in a strange accent.

Scene 9
Setting: The Calimo Home; Robbie and Leah’s House

Robbie opens the door and throws some suitcases in. Leah stands at the doorway, laughing. "I can’t believe we are home already, I could have stayed in Maui forever!"

Robbie turns to her and kisses her. "Me too, but we needed to come home." He grabs her and lifts her.

"Robbie!" she laughs.

"What! I’m carrying my bride over the threshold," he says, entering the house.

The two share a passionate kiss again.

Scene 10
Setting: The Twin Peaks Hotel; Room 112; Jeff’s Room

Kim lays on the bed, trying to fall asleep. She smiles as she thinks of Jeff, and how generous he has been. ‘He was so understanding about Jackson and the hell he put me through. Having police protection down stairs is nice,’ she thinks. ‘And no one can get up here without being stopped at the front desk. And...’ she pauses in her mind as the light from washroom becomes brighter.

She turns slightly and sees Jeff, with a towel wrapped around his waist showing off his abs and pecs. His hair and chest still slightly damp from the shower. ‘...he is very cute, no, sexy,’ she thinks to herself.

Jeff looks over at Kim. She appears to be sleeping. ‘If there’s no chance with Leah, I need to move on. Why not with Kim?’ he asks himself, before shifting his attention to Noah’s room. ‘Sound asleep,’ he says. ‘We’ll have a big day tomorrow. School, and Leah’s home. He needs to spend more time with his mother.’

Scene 11
Setting: The Calimo Mansion; The Guest House

Natasha finishes wiping away her tears. ‘I need to stop this. I need to get over Cory. I have to put him out of my mind,’ she tells herself as she looks in the mirror.

She is, once again, interrupted with a knock on the door. "Ok Cory, what did you forget?" she calls out as she opens the door.

She is startled to see Shane. "Oh, Shane, hi," she says.

"Where you expecting someone else?" he asks, entering the house.

"No. And I am very happy to see you," she says, as she helps him take off his coat.

"Why’s that?" he asks, smiling at her.

"I’ve been thinking a lot," she says.

"About me?"

"Yes. You kissed me at the party. And again today," Natasha says moving closer to him.

"I guess I can’t help myself around beautiful women," he smiles.

"I don’t want you to any more," she says, moving even closer to him.

"What kiss you?"

"No...help yourself..." she says kissing him.

Shane responds to her kiss and pulls her in for a passionate kiss. She finally pulls away. "Come upstairs with me," she says.

"Are you sure?" he asks.

"Yes, I want you to make love to me Shane," she says, kissing him again. He lifts her up and carries her upstairs.

Next on One Day At A Time
-Daisy gets some surprising news
-Kim meets a new man at The Sun
-Leah, Noah and Jeff have lunch
-An erratic Victoria does the unthinkable!

 

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