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Written by: Dallas Walsh | Originally Released: November 18, 2018
 

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Previously on One Day at a Time
- Barbara found Helen's gun in the linen closet. Shortly after, Jonah arrived on her doorstep looking for Dawn. Victoria, meanwhile, told Dawn that she shouldn't shut her family out. Thinking that she was right, Dawn went home and saw Barbara pointing the gun at Jonah, as she figured out he was the one who raped Dawn
- Dominick maintained that Felicia did not start the fire at the boutique. Kim and Bob, meanwhile, had sex after he realized that she started the fire
- Andy learned about the fire and worried that Kim started it
- Meggan told Chris and Trenyce that she would visit Vinny's brother, Brett, in jail to see if he knows any information on their biological child. Trenyce, meanwhile, caught Chris and Helen in a compromising position after she thought Chris was going to dump her. Trenyce stormed out on Chris
- Andrew was in a great mood after he drugged Helen and Chris, causing them to assume they had sex. Paige wondered why he was in such a good mood
- Lukas told Donovan to stop loving him. Lukas also continued to struggle to embrace Daisy as a half-sister. Daisy, meanwhile, continued to think about Tyler, as they shared a couple of stolen kisses

Scene One - The Black House; Helen & Barbara's Home

Barbara fires the gun that she is pointing at Jonah. Dawn screams in horror, but the bullet misses Jonah and hits the wall behind him. Barbara turns around, shocked that she actually fired the gun at someone, as her heart beats a million times per second. Everything has been happening so quickly; she was folding laundry when she found Helen's gun in the linen closet. The sight of the weapon actually startled Barbara, but then the doorbell rang and she saw Jonah on the other side. Once he revealed that he was Dawn's camp counselor at the bible camp, Barbara knew that he had been the one to rape her. She invited him in and ended up pulling the gun on him, furious for what he has done to her Granddaughter.

"Grandma, what the hell has gotten into you?" Dawn asks her, as she comes up behind her Grandma, shocked that Barbara actually fired the gun at Jonah. Dawn realizes that Barbara must have figured out who Jonah is, but she never believed that Barbara would actually shoot at him.

"That son of a bitch is the monster that …" she replies as her hands are shaking. She turns and looks at Dawn as a tear falls down her cheek. "I can't even say the word. He doesn't deserve our sympathy. No man of God would do what he did to a woman!"

"This isn't the answer," Dawn whispers back to her as she puts her hand on the gun, to lower it the ground, as Jonah stands up.

"I don't know what the hell is going on here, but Dawn, your Grandma is crazy!" Jonah yells at them, as looks at the two of them. "You told me at the camp that your Grandma sent you there and you didn't understand, and I'm beginning to realize that she is off her rocker! Who the hell shoots someone that is looking for their friend?"

"Friend?" Dawn asks back, as memories of the night of the heatwave come rushing back to her; the invitation to Jonah's cabin, the eating of the ice cream, his hand covering her mouth as he removed her underwear…she can't handle thinking of anything beyond that moment. "You are nothing to me. Not after what you did…"

"What I did?" Jonah replies to her quickly. "I don't know what you mean? I thought we had a great time together! You were sent to that camp to clear the fog from your head, remember? I think I did a pretty good job of that!"

He moves closer to her, but Dawn puts her hands up. "Don't you dare touch me," she warns him. "You raped me Jonah! You couldn't hear me saying no, because you covered my mouth with your hand! Did that make you feel like a big, strong man?"

Jonah continues to move closer to Dawn, stunned by what she is accusing him of. "She told you not to take another step closer," Barbara warns him, as she turns around having composed herself.

"I don't know what you guys are talking about," Jonah admits to them, as he puts his hand in the air. "Dawn, you and I, we just did what God was calling us to do. You're straight now; we could have something great together! That night was so magical for me."

"You're a monster!" Barbara yells at him. "You raped my Granddaughter and I won't let you get away with this!"

"Rape?" Jonah laughs back at her. "No, we made love."

A tear falls down Dawn's cheek as she hears the words he is saying. "You're disgusting," she spits back to him as he comes up to her and tries to grab her wrist.

Barbara points the gun back at Jonah. "You take one more step, and I'll shoot you. I swear to God I will."

Scene Two - Robertson Enterprises; The Boutique

Dominick slowly walks through the boutique, or at least, the remains of the boutique. The walls of the building are black from being burnt, and ashes are scattered everywhere. Outside, there is police yellow tape preventing anyone else from coming in, however, Dominick wanted to see the space for himself. He had to see the damage that had been done to see if he should even consider rebuilding the space. Plus, he thought if he could see the space, he might be able to prove Felicia's innocence; he still doesn't believe that she could have started the fire

"All my hard work," he whispers to himself, as he looks around and is still appalled by the damage the fire did. "Up in flames, literally."

"Mr. Robertson," Simona Lopez says as she walks up to him. "I think you owe me a thank you."

"Do I?" Dominick replies to her quickly sharply as he is still unimpressed that she thinks that Felicia may have been the one to start the fire at the boutique. He believes that, regardless of whether or not Felicia was off medication, that she wouldn't have set the place on fire; it's just not who she is.

"No one is supposed to be on the premises while we conduct our investigation," she purses her lips together. "But, I made the exception to let you in here because I know how much your company means to you."

"I would have gotten in here whether or not you authorized me too," Dominick informs her. "I still can't believe how much damage was done."

"It is pretty startling," she nods back to him. "I am glad that you're here, though. It will save me a trip to the hospital."

"What have you uncovered?"

"The fire was set on purpose," she reveals to him. "It was arson."

Dominick shakes his head in shock. "How is this possible? How do you know that it was set on purpose?"

"Initial test results show traces of gasoline around the perimeter of the building; because of the fire, we can't tell if the gas was inside or outside, however."

"My God," he whispers back to her. "I need you figure out who did this to my company!"

"As soon as Felicia wakes up, I need to question her," Simona replies to him quickly. "Whether she is guilty or not, she may be the only one who has answers."

Scene Three - The Pampa Grill

"Lukas, I haven't seen you since the memorial service," Daisy announces to her half-brother, who is sitting at a table with a beer in front of him. Daisy looks at him and wonders if he has gotten over his resentment towards Jemma for not coming forward sooner with the fact that she killed Frederick; she knows that Lukas is upset that he was sent to jail, but in Jemma's defense, the night Lukas was arrested was the same night that Jemma's accident happened during the ice storm. "How are things?"

"I can't complain," he replies to her quickly. "It's nice being free again."

Daisy uneasily chuckles back to him, knowing that he was taking a dig at Jemma. "I guess that answers my next question," she replies to him. "You're still upset with Jemma about what happened?"

"She sent me to jail!" Lukas tries not to get upset with her. "I mean, I know the woman is dead but…"

"The woman was my Mother," Daisy snaps back at him. "I don't know…I thought that after everything you, Meggan and I went through, we would be able to try to be a family, but your resentment makes it really difficult to do that."

"I don't know what you want me to say," Lukas admits to her. "Your mother was a cruel woman for what she did to me."

"I have to go," Daisy says back to him before she turns around and leaves the table. She stops by the bar in the restaurant to catch her breath. She doesn't know if she will ever be on good terms with her new found half-siblings, but it certainly isn't because she isn't trying. She opens her eyes and sees Vinny walking up towards her. She sighs heavily, thinking that the last things he needs is another lecture from her husband.

"Hey, I thought you were going to stay for some food?" Vinny asks his wife as he approaches her.

"I was going to," she replies to him quickly. "But I just ran into Lukas and I lost my appetite."

"Ah," Vinny nods back to her. "So, he is still upset with the entire situation, hey?"

"I guess so," she quickly says back to him. "Which is insane; the night he was arrested was the same damn night that Jemma was in the accident. Even if she wanted to say something, she didn't really have any time."

"I know that," Vinny tells her as he comes up to her. "Come here, you need a hug."

"No," she pushes him away. "I need people to stop treating Jemma like a mastermind criminal," she tells him. "God, I need some air. I'll see you later."

As Vinny watches Daisy walk away in a huff and runs his hands through his hair, thinking that Daisy is growing further apart from him each and every day. "How am I going to get through to you, Daisy?"

Scene Four - The State Penitentiary

The waiting room is all too familiar to Meggan as she sits in a chair; it wasn't too long ago that she was here in the visiting Lukas when he was in jail. She is so relieved that he is out of jail and his innocence was proven in killing Frederick. She just hopes that he is able to move forward with his life now; she knows that he is holding a lot of resentment towards Daisy and Donovan for events that they didn't have any control over.

She takes a deep breath and she puts her hand on the table, suddenly feeling a little faint. She shakes her head and tries to calm herself down. She knows that today she is going to open up her past in a way that she never thought she was going to again: she is here visiting Brett Victors, one of Vinny's brother's. As she shuts her eyes, she can't help but remember being locked in a cage with Vinny and the only thing that Dave gave her was vodka. He basically caused her to fall off the wagon; she doesn't like to talk about it often, but those demons are still with her.

That being said, she has to be here today because she has to ask Brett about the baby switch with Trenyce and Chris' child. In some ways, she feels like he might be her last hope because if Brett doesn't give her any information on the child, she doesn't know where to go next.

The side door slowly opens and Meggan feels her heart rate pick up a little as Brett emerges. He quickly flashes her a huge smile on his face. "Megpie," he grins as he moves to the chair across from her. "I haven't seen you in ages. What brings you here? More than just a social call, I am assuming."

"You would be correct," she quickly tells him. "I need answers, and I'm not leaving until I get them."

"Sounds serious," Brett replies to her as he looks at her. He hasn't seen her in so long, but he can't help but realize that she is still beautiful woman. "How can I help you? Or try to, anyways?"

"Dave orchestrated the baby switch between Trenyce Davenport's son Andrew," she doesn't waste anytime telling him why she is there. "I need to know what happened to her biological child. Any information, Brett, you have to tell me."

"You're assuming that I have information," he tells her. "I was asked these questions after the truth came out by Vinny and Trenyce," he recalls to her. "I don't know anything, Meggan."

"I don't believe you," she whispers back to him. "There must be something, anything, that you know about the baby switch. Please, just try to think about it, okay? The smallest memory could lead us to help find Trenyce and Chris' child."

"And, why would I want to help any of you?" Brett asks as he leans back in his chair. "It's not like any of you have done anything for me."

"Because, deep down, I think you're a better man that Dave ever was. You got caught up in his scheme, but you're better than that. And, this could be your way to prove that to everyone, including yourself. Now, I'll be back in a couple of weeks to see if you can remember anything or not. Please, don't waste my time."

Brett watches Meggan quickly walk out of the visiting room. Once she's outside, she leans up against the wall and takes a deep breath. "That wasn't so bad," she whispers to herself. "You did fine, just fine."

Scene Five - The Sugarbowl

Trenyce storms into the coffeehouse desperate for a coffee as she has had one hell of a morning. She can't erase the images from her mind of showing up at Chris' only to see him half naked with Helen wearing one of his t-shirts; they clearly had sex the previous night together when Chris had told her that he was going to break up with her so he could be with Trenyce. She orders her coffee and then shakes her head in disgust that she let Chris play her that way.

"I should have known better," she whispers to herself as the barista passes her a coffee. She quickly grabs it and moves over to the coffeebar, where she adds some sugar and cream to her coffee. She puts a lid on her coffee and is about to walk away when she sees Helen sitting at the window bar, drinking a coffee. She knows that she should walk away from the situation, but she finds herself walking towards Helen.

"Helen," she says arriving at her seat. "Can we talk?"

Helen sighs as she looks back at Trenyce, still embarrassed by what happened. She can't believe that Chris was going to dump her last night and then Trenyce caught them this morning in what appeared to be a compromising position. The odd thing is that Helen cannot remember going to bed last night; she has no idea how she ended up in Chris' bed or how she got naked.

"I don't know if I have anything to say," Helen admits to her. "I am so embarrassed by everything that has happened."

"You have nothing to be embarrassed about," Trenyce tells her as she takes a sip of her coffee. "I just can't believe that Chris played us both."

"If I am honest with you, Trenyce," Helen replies to her quickly as she moves a piece of her hair behind her ear. "I have no memory of going to bed with him last night. We only had one glass of wine, and the next thing I knew, I was waking up in his bed."

Trenyce shakes her head in disgust. "That's exactly what Chris told me," she tells her. "But, you know, I expected an excuse like that from him, but you? You have don't have to lie to me about what happened last night."

"I'm not lying…"

"You know, I came over here thinking that we could, I don't know, bond over being played by Chris; I'm fed up with this bullshit," Trenyce stands up from her chair, appalled that Helen isn't being honest with you.

Helen watches as she storms away before she puts her hands over her face, upset that Trenyce is in such pain. Not that she can blame her; but the biggest question for Helen is her lack of memory. "Why can't I remember?" she asks herself, wondering if that would be the piece of this puzzle that would help everyone understand what happened.

Scene Six - The Park

"You seem quiet since we left the coffeehouse, is everything okay?" Andrew asks Paige as they sit on a bench together looking at the frozen river as they continue to have a little date. He knows that while they were at the Sugarbowl, they were having a great time, mostly because he has been in a good mood all morning because of his success in drugging Chris and Helen, giving them the impression that they had sex. He is still riding a high that he was able to screw Chris over in that sense.

Paige looks back at him, as she lost her train of thought looking into the water. "Yea, I guess I was just thinking," she admits to him, as her face continues to be long.

"What are you thinking about? We were having such a good day."

"I know," she waves her hand at him. "I don't mean to be a downer, it's just that Dawn is going through a really rough time right now, I guess I was thinking about her. And, my Grandma. She's in the hospital but she should be waking up soon."

"Do you want to go see your Grandma? And, what's going on with Dawn?" Andrew asks her, not realizing that their friend is going through a rough time right now."

"I don't know that I should say," Paige replies to him quickly. "But, something happened to her while she was at the bible camp; She will need all of us right now."

"Can I help in anyway?"

"You just listening to me is the best thing you could do," she smiles back to him. "Sorry I'm being a downer."

"No, you're not," Andrew replies to her. "That's what we should be doing with each other, supporting one another when we need the support, you know?"

Paige nods back to him. "Thanks for that," she tells him. "I still wish I knew what put you in such a good mood today; not that I am complaining."

"You better not," he leans in and kisses her. "Because, I'm in a good place right now. I hope to keep this mood going."

"Me too!" she giggles back to him as they kiss again.

***

At another bench in the park, Donovan sits with a hot chocolate looking at the frozen scenery. He was at work when he realized that he needed a break to clear his head, so he came to the park to try to do just that. He can't stop thinking about his last encounter with Lukas, where he told him that it was hard to love him and Lukas told him to stop loving him. Donovan shakes his head in confusion, knowing that he and Lukas love one another but Lukas is being stubborn in the situation.

"I don't know what else to do," he whispers to himself, as Craig jogs by him. Craig stops when he sees Donovan.

"Hey," he calls out as he moves up to the bench where Donovan is sitting. "It's a bit chilly to just be sitting out here, isn't it?"

Donovan looks up at Craig and shrugs back to him. "I like the crisp air," he replies to him. "It helps me think."

"Let me guess, you're thinking about Lukas and how you can get him to understand?"

"Lucky guess?" Donovan smirks back to him. "How's your run?"

"It's fine," Craig says moving over the bench and sitting next to Donovan. "You know, I saw Lukas recently and I told him that he needed to get over himself."

"Funny, I kinda told him the same thing," Donovan admits to him as they lock eyes.

"You don't deserve to be treated this way," Craig tells him. "You should be with someone who will respect you; Someone like me."

Donovan rolls his eyes a little. "We've already been over this…"

"I know," Craig replies to him. "But, that was before Lukas made himself perfectly clear. I am right here, waiting for you, Donovan."

Donovan smiles back to him and Craig leans in and kisses Donovan on his lips. The kiss lingers for a moment, just as Lukas walks by as he is heading home from the Pampa Grill and decided to walk. He sees the two men kissing and increases his pace along the snowy path.

Scene Seven - City Hall; Daisy's Office

Daisy looks at some of the files that sit on her desk but she can't concentrate, not after the morning she has had with Lukas and then Vinny. She stands up quickly and moves to the bar, where she pours herself a glass of red wine. She takes a big mouthful as she hears a faint knock on her office door.

"Come in," she calls out, as the door opens. She turns around and sees Tyler standing there. "You came."

"I got your text," he licks his lips back to her. "I was surprised to hear from you. When we last saw one another, I thought we were going to take a step back."

"Because we kissed," Daisy nods her head back to him. "I know, and we should, it's just…"

"I'm the only one who gets you right now?" he finishes her train of thought. "It's fine, I feel the same way."

"I've had a hell of a morning," she replies to him quickly.

"Do you want to tell me about it?" he asks her, moving closer to her. "Or do you want something else?"

She looks at him and pauses. Before she knows what she's doing, she kisses him passionately. He responds by pulling her in closer to him. She breaks away and then kisses him again as she starts to unbutton his shirt.

"God, I want you," he says in between kisses.

Finally, she comes to her senses and pulls back. "We can't," she manages to say pushing him away. "I'm married … we can't do this."

Tyler looks back at her in surprise. "I'm sorry," she tells him. "We just can't."

He nods his head back to her, as he buttons up his shirt. "It's fine," he lies to her, still feeling horny from their kiss, but he grabs his coat. "I'll see you around."

She touches her lips as she walks him walk out of her office, even though she is left wanting him more than ever before. She shakes head quickly knowing that she can't have an affair; she loves her husband too much. It's just, Tyler is the only one who seemingly gets her right now.

Scene Eight - The Calimo Mansion

"I've got wonderful news," Bob announces to Kim as he walks into the living room and sees Kim looking into the fireplace that has roaring flames in it. He wonders if Kim was thinking about the fire that she started at the boutique. In any event, he has never been so proud of her before because he knows that she took charge when she needed too; she wanted revenge on Dominick and she damn well got it.

Kim snaps out of her daze and looks up at her ex-husband. "Do you? Well, I could use some good news. There's been far too much bad news lately."

"Felicia Robertson is the prime suspect in the fire at the boutique," he reveals to her as Kim stands up and moves over to the bar. "With her mental history, it shouldn't be a stretch for the entire thing to be blamed on her."

"And, how do you know this?" Kim asks him as she pours herself a brandy. "Did you hear this from the police?'

"Even better," he grins back to her. "I overheard Dominick and Eva talking about it. Dominick, of course, doesn't believe that Felicia is responsible."

"That's because Felicia isn't responsible," she takes a sip of her brandy.

"But, no one needs to know this," Bob tells her. "All we have to do is ensure Felicia takes the rap for this and you're home free. You successfully avenge Blake's death and no one is the wiser."

Before Kim can reply to him, she hears the doorbell ring. "I wonder who that could be," she looks at Bob, as Rosario lets Andy into the living room. "Oh, Andy, how are you?"

The siblings hug quickly and he looks back at his sister. "I'm fine, but I had to come see you," Andy replies to her quickly.

"Why? Is everything okay?"

"Are you okay?" Andy asks her. "I heard about the fire at the boutique."

"Why wouldn't I be fine?" she asks him back. "I was nowhere near the boutique when the fire started. I did hear that Felicia Robertson was in the building, however."

"I heard that too," Andy nods back to her. "I don't know, I guess I just thought of you when I heard of the fire because of Dominick's role in Blake's death."

Bob bursts out laughing at Andy's comment. "Just because Dominick had something to do with the death of Kim's son, doesn't make her an arsonist."

"Okay, I guess I was off base," Andy looks back at Kim. "Are you sure you're okay?"

"I'm fine," Kim repeats herself to him. "In fact, I'm better than fine. Bob and I, we've reconnected. I think we are going to try to make our relationship work after all."

"Really?" Andy asks, trying to hide his concern. He knows that their relationship has been nothing but one toxic turn after another. "Are you sure that is what is best for you?"

"I'm sure," Kim moves up and hugs him. "Thank you for caring, but I really am in a good place. For the first time in a long time, I feel like I am heading in the right direction."

"Then, I am happy for you," Andy whispers back to her, hoping that Kim is being honest with him and not trying to cover up how she is really feeling.

Scene Nine - Twin Peaks General Hospital

Dominick slowly opens the door to Felicia's hospital room and moves inside. He looks at Felicia, who is laying in her hospital bed, with a large bandage wrapped around her head. Dominick sits next to her bed and grabs her hand.

"Felicia," he whispers to her. "I need you to wake up now. I need you to tell us all what happened the night of the fire. I know, I know with everything in me, that you didn't start this fire. But now, I need you to wake up and tell everyone what actually happened. Please, Felicia, please, come back to us."

Dominick looks up and is startled when Felicia's eyes start to flutter a little. "Felicia?" he asks as he looks at her. "Felicia, are you waking up?"

He gasps when Felicia opens her eyes and starts to look around. "Oh, thank God," he says as he hugs her. "Now, you can tell us all what happened."

Scene Ten - The Black House; Helen & Barbara's Home

"You've already proven that you can't shoot me," Jonah sneers at Barbara, who points her gun at him after she threatened him not to move any closer to Dawn. "Put the gun down old woman. This is between Dawn and me, anyways."

"There is nothing between us," Dawn yells back to him. "You raped me, you're sick! You think you're so high and mighty because you believe in God, but God wouldn't have raped anyone. That's on you! That's what kind of monster you are!"

"You're really starting to piss me off," Jonah lashes out at Dawn. "I made you straight! You should be thanking me!"

"Thanking you?" Barbara yells at him. "You violated her, you bastard."

Jonah reaches out to grab Dawn, but she recoils from his tough. "Don't touch me!" Dawn screams, but Jonah keeps moving up to her, trying to reach for her.

"Come here, I will show you how much I love you," Jonah sneers as he continues to try to grab her. He finally grabs Dawn's wrist, causing her to scream.

"Stay away from her!" Barbara yells back at him.

"Shut up," Jonah yells back to her, as Dawn tries to squirm away from him, but he reaches to grab her other wrist. Without thinking, Barbara fires the gun twice. Two bullets fly through the air and hit Jonah in the chest. Shocked Jonah looks at them as he stumbles backwards and then slowly crumbles to the ground in a large pool of blood.

Next on One Day at a Time
- Max overhears a conversation and is thrilled
- Kim tells Bob she is worried about the truth
- Dominick questions Felicia about the fire

 
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