Theme song: "Brave for You" the xx
Scene One - Robertson
Enterprises; Dominick's Office
"Someone better start telling me what I just walked in on," Kim demands to Tyler and Dominick as she moves into the office, having just heard Tyler tell Dominick that he was the reason that the car accident happened during the ice storm. "I could have sworn that I heard you say that it was Dominick's fault that Blake died."
"It wasn't anyone's fault," Dominick sighs heavily as he looks back at Tyler. He had dreaded this moment because he knew that both Tyler and Kim would blame him for the accident; he knows that it was a Robertson Enterprises truck that hit Kim's car during the ice storm, but he still believes that it was nothing more than an accident. A horrible, tragic, accident. "It was a horrible accident. No one should have been driving in that storm."
"But your semi-truck was driving," Tyler grits his teeth together, knowing that his father is to blame for his son dying. "And for what? So you could get more sales on your damn facial cream?"
"I pleaded with the driver to pull over," Dominick covers his mouth, as he tries to explain himself and the situation. "He wouldn't listen to me."
"So, you knew all this time that your truck hit my car? You knew all this time that you took Blake away from us and you didn't say anything?" Kim asks him as she moves up to him. "You bastard!"
"Kim, please calm down," Dominick replies to her, knowing that a fight won't solve anything. If anything, it will make everything worse.
"Don't you dare tell me to calm down! I lost my son!"
"And, I lost my grandson!" Dominick yells back to her. "We all lost something the night of that storm."
Kim glares back at him and before she knows what she is doing, her hand is moving back. She slaps Dominick hard across the face. "That's for killing my son!" she spits at him, as tears fill her eyes, startled that she struck Dominick.
"You better get out of office," Dominick whispers back to her, as he holds his cheek. "Before I throw you out."
"With pleasure," Kim rolls her eyes, not wanting to see anymore of Dominick. Now that she knows the truth, she never wants to see him again. "I never want to see your pathetic face again."
Tyler watches as Kim storms out of the office before he turns back to face his father. "You probably deserved that," Tyler tells him, unable to hide his contempt for his father. "The fact that you hid this from everyone shows that you feel guilty for doing this, Dad. Was it worth it? Was it worth getting those damn sales?"
"It was an accident!" Dominick pleads with him. "Why can't you understand that?"
"Because my son is dead!" Tyler yells at him. "And now, so are you."
"What are you saying?" Dominick asks him in surprise.
"You're dead to me Dad," Tyler walks towards the door before looking back at his father. "You'll never be my father again."
Scene Two - The Black
House; Helen & Barbara's Home
"Oh sweetheart, I'm so glad you could come over," Barbara smiles as she opens the front door of the house and sees Dawn standing there. Barbara is in a good mood as she knows that Adam and Helen are going to tell Dawn that she will be going to the bible camp that she suggested. Barbara just hopes that Dawn will be receptive to the news; after all, Barbara just wants what is best for her Granddaughter and she truly believes that spending some time at a bible camp will reform Dawn from this lesbian nonsense.
"It sounded important when Dad called me," Dawn replies to her, as she moves inside the house and then turns to enter the living room, seeing Helen and Adam standing waiting for her. "Hey guys."
"Hi," Helen nervously says back to her daughter. "Thanks for coming by."
Dawn throws her purse onto the arm chair and nods back to her. "Yea, like I told Grandma, it sounded urgent on the phone. What's going on?"
"We've made a decision," Adam replies to her, as he uneasily looks over at Helen, then Barbara, then back to Dawn. "And, before you ask, we have thought long and hard about this."
Dawn shakes her head in confusion. "I'm not sure I understand."
"It was my idea," Barbara interjects. "Your news at your family meeting the other day it didn't sit very well with me."
"I am who I am," Dawn tells her family. "I know it will be an adjustment, but I'm hoping you can at least try."
"Your Grandmother found this camp that she'd like to send you too," Helen tells Dawn, who opens her eyes in shock. Helen can instantly see how mortified Dawn is by the news.
"It's a bible camp," Barbara replies to Dawn. "It's meant to help people come out of their confusion."
"I am not confused!" Dawn snaps back at her family, unable to hide her frustration about what is happening. "I can't believe this! Didn't Andy Spinnes come and speak to you?"
"He was here," Adam says to her. "Look, Dawn, your mother and I, our train of thought was that, it couldn't hurt. If you are who you are, going to a camp for a couple of weeks won't change that. But, it might make it easier for Barbara to accept."
"I don't fucking care what is easier for Barbara," Dawn yells back to them, before she glares at her grandmother, knowing that this was her horrible idea.
"See, I think the camp would help clean up that tongue too," Barbara tells everyone. "There's a clear disrespect for elders."
"I'm not going! There's no way I'm going to some camp!" Dawn yells at her parents, as she crosses her arms. She turns her back to Barbara, not wanting to even look at her direction. She focuses on her parents; she just hopes he can get through to them. "And, you can't make me go. Mom, Dad, this is not happening!"
Scene Three - The Sugarbowl
"Craig, hey," Andy says as he comes up to his friend in the back booth of the coffee house and sits across from him. "I haven't seen much of you since Lukas' trial, how are you?"
Craig takes a sip of his latte before he looks back at his friend. If he is honest, he has been better. He doesn't think that Lukas is actually guilty of killing Frederick, but he knows that his testimony certainly didn't help his case. He just wishes that there was something he could do to help Lukas get out of jail now. But even that seems like a long shot.
"I've been better, if I am honest," Craig replies to him. "It wasn't easy seeing Lukas get convicted."
"Tell me about it," Andy agrees with him. "I haven't had time to go see him yet, I hope he's managing okay."
"I don't know if I would be able to handle it," Craig admits to him. "Jail can be a scary place for gay guys."
"What do you think will happen?"
"Hey guys," Donovan announces as he comes up to their table, before Craig can finish answering Andy's question. "Mind if I join you?"
"Sure," Andy scoots over in the booth so Donovan can sit next to him. "We were just talking about Lukas and how bad we feel about everything that has happened."
Donovan arches his eyebrow as he looks over at Craig. "I actually saw him the other day," Donovan reveals to them. "He said some guys approached him."
"What do you mean?" Craig asks him back, as he looks over at Andy, knowing that this is what he was talking about before Donovan arrived at the desk. "Approached him for what?"
"He didn't say a lot," Donovan tells him. "Just that they made remarks about him being gay. I don't like it at all. Something seems off."
"Yea, I'd say," Andy replies to them. "Guys, we have to put our heads together to think of something to help Lukas. I'm worried about him."
"I am too," Donovan admits to them. "We have to get him out of jail before something bad happens to him. We have to save Lukas."
Scene Four - The State
"So, that's why I am in here," Will tells Lukas as they sit next to each other in the lunch room of the state jail, as he finished explaining how he was caught killing elderly patients at the hospital a few years ago because he didn't want them to suffer anymore. "I guess I am murderer."
Lukas looks up from his meal, which is supposed to be split pea and ham soup but it looks nothing like what is should. "I think you were doing them a favor," Lukas replies to him. "They were suffering; they didn't have a good quality of life."
"That's what I thought," Will nods back to him. "But, I was still taking people's lives. It's funny though, I don't really have any regrets. I think I was doing the right thing. The law thought differently, though. How about you? Did you really off your Dad?"
Lukas shakes his head no. "They have circumstantial evidence," Lukas informs him. "And, it was enough to convict me. But, I didn't kill my Dad. We had our issues, but I wouldn't kill him. Deep down, I loved him. All I really wanted was his acceptance."
"I'm sorry that you never got resolutions with him."
Lukas shrugs. "It is what it is," he says looking at his friend. "One day, I think I'll come to terms with it all. I just hope that I can get out of here. Maybe, there'll be evidence turn up?"
"Maybe," Will tries to stay positive with him, even though he thinks that Lukas will be in jail for some time. He has been in jail for a few years now, and he has never seen someone released after they are convicted. It just doesn't happen that way.
Before Lukas can reply, Tony and his two friends appear behind Lukas. "Yea, that looks good from here," Tony smirks as he looks down and sees Lukas sitting there.
Lukas immediately turns around, embarrassed that Tony was looking at his ass. "What the hell do you want?" Lukas asks him. "Does your girlfriend know that you want to be a guy? I wonder how she'd feel about that?"
"Shut your mouth," Tony quickly raises his voice at him, not used to other inmates talking back to him. "I'd use you to get off, nothing more. I'm not a faggot."
"Fooled me," Lukas smirks back to him. "From the way you talk, you want me bad. Guess I have something your old lady don't have."
"Shut up or I'll shut you up," Tony lashes back to him.
"That's enough," Will stands up, defending Lukas. "Keep walking, Tony. You're not wanted here. Go find someone else to pick on."
Tony smugly looks back at Lukas. "One of these days, you'll see what will happen when you disrespect me that way. One of these days "
Lukas watches as Tony walks away from him, before he turns and sits back down. "You have to be careful with him," Will tells him. "He's not joking. He'll fuck you up."
Lukas looks back at him. "Yea, I know," Lukas replies to him. "I just refuse to let him bully me. I won't do it."
Will uneasily nods back to him. "If it happens again, we have talk to the warden. I won't let anything happen to you."
Lukas smiles. "Thanks, Will. Let's try to finish this soup and get out of here, what do you say?"
Scene Five - Twin Peaks
"You will have to keep me posted if Meggan gets you and Chris any news about your child," Daisy tells Trenyce as they sit across from one another in the hospital cafeteria, as Trenyce just told her Aunt how she and Chris went to see Meggan into assisting them locating their child that was stolen from them in the baby switch with Andrew years ago. Everyone realizes that it could be a long shot to finding the child, but they have to at least try.
"Of course I will," Trenyce nods back to her. "How are you doing? I wish you'd step away from the hospital for a day or two. I know you're worried about Jemma, but it's good to keep living your life, Daisy."
"I can't leave here," Daisy replies to her. "What if Jemma wakes up when I'm not here? No, I can't risk that. She needs me."
Trenyce reaches over and grabs her hand. "I think it's time we start to accept that Jemma isn't going to wake up. She hasn't made any progress. The doctors, I think they've been right all along."
Daisy puts her head down. "I know," she whispers back to her. "I've been trying to think like that too, and then "
"What?" Trenyce asks her, knowing that something must have happened. "What happened?"
Daisy looks up at her with red eyes. "Simona Lopez came here the other day," Daisy reveals to her. "They found some of Jemma's hair in Frederick's hospital room. Apparently, they had the room searched after his death and they only got the results back now because the hospital was delayed in sending the items to be tested because of the ice storm."
"I don't understand what this means."
"Lopez wanted to question Jemma," Daisy reveals to her. "She wanted to see if Jemma knew something about Frederick's death. She wanted to go through her hotel room."
"And, you said no? Why would you do that?"
"Because!" Daisy snaps. "There's no way that Jemma knows any information. She couldn't "
"Daisy," Trenyce tells her. "We have to follow any lead that we could have. What's the harm in letting the police do their job? I mean, what if this somehow helps Lukas get free? You have to do what's right for your brother."
"I know," Daisy lets a tear fall from her cheek. "I know. I'm just I don't want to disappoint Jemma. I already have in so many ways."
"No, you haven't," Trenyce replies to her. "She would want the truth to come out, whatever that is. This could all turn out to be nothing. But, we won't know until we try."
"I know, I know," Daisy says back to her. "Thanks for your insight."
"Always," Trenyce forces a smile back on her face. "How about we at least go for a walk outside. Some fresh air would do you some good."
Daisy nods back to her. "I can handle that."
Scene Six - The Black
House; Helen & Barbara's Home
"Dawn, please, try to stay calm," Barbara tells Dawn, who is fuming at the suggestion that she be sent to a bible camp.
"Don't you dare tell me to be calm," Dawn snaps at her Grandmother. "I can't believe you hate who I am so much that you want me sent away to be reformed. Do you know how crazy that is?"
"I don't hate you!" Barbara defends herself. "I just think "
"I know what you think," Dawn replies to her quickly. "And, it's disgusting."
"That's enough," Adam sternly tells his daughter. "The decision has been made Dawn. You will go to this camp. If you come back and you still feel like you're a lesbian, we will all handle that," he shoots a look over to Barbara. "The fact of the matter is, young lady, you're still a minor, so as your parents we get to make this decision for you."
"I hate you for doing this!" Dawn yells back to them. "When I come back, still the same person, you will all have to deal with this. But, don't expect me to forgive you. Any of you!"
Before anyone can reply, Dawn rushes out of the house, slamming the door behind her. Helen sighs and looks over at Barbara. "I hope you're happy mother," she whispers back to her. "Our daughter hates us because of you."
"She'll get over it," Barbara tells them. "And, she'll be back to normal when she's home from the camp. We made the right decision."
"I'm not so sure," Adam uneasily replies, as he looks at Helen, who is also questioning their decision.
Scene Seven - Robertson
Enterprises; Dominick's Office
"What have I done?" Dominick whispers to himself as he pours himself a bourbon at the bar in his office, as Tyler's words replay over and over in his head. He knows that his son is upset, but he still can't believe that Tyler told him that he was dead to his son. He doesn't know if he will ever be able to get his son to see things his way again.
The fact is, Tyler and Kim have every right to be upset with Dominick. It was his truck that t-boned Kim; he did talk to the driver and he should have made him pull over. Had he done that, Blake might still be alive today.
"Damn it," he says before he takes a drink of his alcohol. "How the hell can I ask my son to forgive me when I can't even forgive myself?"
Scene Eight - The Calimo
"That son of a bitch!" Kim yells as she pours herself a whiskey in the living room of the mansion. She quickly takes a sip of the liquid and feels the burn go down her throat. She can't believe that Dominick is responsible for killing Blake; the fact that he lied about it for so long is a sign that he knew what he did was wrong. She just can't believe that after all this, Dominick was the one who was behind the car accident.
"Rough day?" Bob asks as he comes into the living room and sees Kim having a drink, obviously flustered. "I thought you were going to see Dominick about creating a memorial for Blake at the hospital."
"Don't get me started on that man," Kim replies to him. "I learned that it was a Robertson Enterprises truck that hit my car the night of the ice storm. Dominick is responsible for killing Blake."
"I don't believe it," Bob whispers back in shock to her. "How are you? It can't be easy knowing the grandfather of your child is responsible for his death."
Kim pushes him away when he comes up to her. "Don't you come near me," she snaps at him, causing him to look back at her in surprise. He had thought that they were growing closer again since he comforted her the other day when she was upset. "I got your damn divorce papers at Blake's memorial service!"
Bob sighs. "I'm sorry," he replies to her quickly. "I didn't mean for them to be sent to you that day. But, before the accident, I was so upset "
"I don't care!" Kim starts to cry. She looks at her glass and then throws it against the wall, causing it to shatter. "My life is a mess right now! A complete mess!"
Bob moves closer to her and pulls her into a hug, as she weeps uncontrollably. "Together we can make this right again," he whispers as he holds her. "Believe me, Kim. We can get through this. We will get through this."
Kim doesn't say anything, she just stands there weeping as Bob holds her.
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