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on One Day at a Time
The Cascade Apartments;
Apartment 507; Andrew's Apartment
Paige rests her head on Andrew's bare chest in his bed, fresh from making love to him for the first time. It wasn't only their first time together, but her first time with a man altogether. Prior to tonight, she wasn't sure if she was ready to take the step with anyone, but after spending a fun evening with her boyfriend, she knew that the time was right for her. She never thought that she would ever be this happy; how did she get so lucky?
"You're awfully quiet," Andrew finally says something as they had laid in silence for a few minutes. "Are you okay?"
Paige lifts her head and looks back at him. "I'm better than okay," she nods back to him.
"Really? No second thoughts?"
"Definitely no second thoughts," she purrs as she leans in and kisses him passionately. "You were wonderful to me."
"You're beautiful, Paige," he tells her. "I'm glad we finally did this. But, it was worth the wait."
She giggles and kisses him again. "It was worth the wait," she rests her head back on his toned chest. "I've never felt this close to anyone before."
She leans up again and looks back at him. "Do you mind if I have a shower?"
"Of course not," Andrew replies to her. "You go get it started and I'll grab you a fresh towel."
"Thank you," she says as she slinks out of the bed and rushes to the washroom. She opens the door and moves inside, immediately turning the water on. She is about to step inside when she realizes that the bar of soap is almost used up. She turns around and moves to the vanity, where she opens the medicine cabinet to see if she can find another bar of soap. As she scans the cabinet, she finds a bottle of pills. She picks it up and reads the the small label.
"Do not take with alcohol; will make very drowsy and will impact memories," she reads outloud, as the door opens and Andrew emerges with a towel in his hand.
"What are you doing?" he asks her, as she freezes.
"What the hell are these?" she asks him, her mind immediately thinking about his reactions to her questions about Chris and Helen's night together last fall that they can't remember. "And don't you dare tell me nothing, Andrew, because these pills, they could explain everything about Chris and Helen's night together!"
Twin Peaks General Hospital
"Well, don't keep me in suspense Robin, what do you have to tell me about Max?" Adam asks Robin as they sit side by side in the hospital waiting room. He knows that he sent Helen home to get some rest because they have been at the hospital since Dawn was brought in from the shooting and that's when Robin saw him and she told him that she has something to tell him about Max. Adam has no idea what it could be, but he is curious to know what Robin has to tell him.
Robin sighs knowing that she has to tell him the truth about his accident from last fall; that it was Max who arranged everything. Max is the one who tried to kill Adam.
"I just want you to brace yourself because this isn't easy for me," she replies to him. "And, you have to know that I have checked my facts."
"What are you talking about?"
"I hired a PI to look into my suspicions."
"What suspicions?" Adam asks her. "You're talking in riddles."
"I started thinking that the accident at the boutique wasn't an accident at all," Robin reveals to him as Adam's eyes open wider in surprise. "And, I thought that Max might have known something that we didn't."
"I don't understand," Adam shakes his head in confusion. "What could have Max known that we didn't?"
"He was at the boutique that night," Robin tells him. "He would have been the last one to see you or me that night."
"Yea, but he left," Adam replies to her. "He told us he left!"
"I know that's what he said," Robin informs him. "But, he was obsessed with me. He was upset that you and I were growing closer and he thought if you weren't in the picture then I would be free to date him."
"That's insane!" Adam says getting upset.
"I know, I know," Robin tries to stay calm. "That's why I hired a PI to look into this."
"And? What did the PI uncover?"
"The PI wore a wire when he went to see Max," Robin tells Adam. "I heard everything. I heard Max say that he tried to kill you. It wasn't an accident at all, Max was responsible for everything that happened that night," Robin reveals to Adam, whose face goes pale listening to her story.
"Shelley sends her best, but she had a shift at Barcode and she couldn't get out of it," Cheresa tells Dawn as she sets a boutique of flowers down on Dawn's side table in the hospital room. Cheresa had hoped that Shelley could also be there to see Dawn because she knows that Dawn needs all the love and support that she can get right now, but Shelley will have to come see her another time.
"I get it," Dawn replies to her, eyes red from all the tears she has been shedding. "She has bills to pay. Lord knows, she's spent enough time hovering over me."
"We aren't hovering," Cheresa says as she sits next to Dawn's bed. "We love you and are concerned."
"I know," Dawn waves her hand. "I didn't mean for it to come out that way."
"I know you didn't," Cheresa grabs her hand. "How are you doing? I mean, really?"
Dawn shrugs her shoulders. "I don't know," she admits to her friend. "I don't think I'll ever understand why any of this happened, you know? Why did I go to that camp? Why did I meet Jonah? Why did he attack me? Why did I get pregnant? Why did my Grandma go crazy and shoot me? Why did my baby die?"
"Life sure has a way of throwing curves," Cheresa replies to her. "And sometimes, we don't know the hows or whys behind anything."
"It just hurts," Dawn bites her lip. "It really, really hurts."
"You know I'm here for you," Cheresa nods back to her. "I mean that, if you need anything."
"Thanks," Dawn replies to her. "Can you do me a favor?"
"Let's talk about you? I'm tired of rehashing everything in my head. I need a distraction," Dawn manages to chuckle a little.
Cheresa chuckles back to her. "Well, I actually applied for the Gen Next House at Roboto this summer and I got accepted!"
"Really? That's amazing," Dawn smiles back to her. "I knew your sister was going to apply, but I didn't think you were going too."
"I wasn't," Cheresa admits to her. "But Paige got accepted too, so I convinced Andrew to try to apply so they could spend the summer together."
"So, you, Paige, Andrew and Abby will be in the house?"
"You should apply," Cheresa replies to her. "It could be the perfect way to spend the summer."
"I appreciate that," Dawn feels her eyes swell with water. "But I can't. I have to learn how to adapt to everything that has happened to me. I have to take the time, otherwise it will fester and get worse."
Cheresa nods back to her. "I get it," she grabs Dawn's hand. "But, I meant what I said. Anything you need, I'm here for you."
The Tower's; The Penthouse;
Cory & Natasha's Home
The elevator door opens slowly and Cory helps Natasha step into the hallway as she was discharged from the hospital following the shooting. Her shoulder is wrapped and her arm is in a sling, but she is still expected to make a full recovery. Of course, they are also celebrating the fact that Natasha is pregnant, which they didn't think would ever happen because of her fall last year, she was told she couldn't carry a baby to term.
"Take it easy," Cory tells Natasha as they move towards the front door of the penthouse. "We don't want you to overdo it."
"I'm fine," Natasha chuckles back to him. "But you're sweet for caring so much."
Cory slowly opens the door and Natasha moves inside and she gasps for air when she hears the words "Surprise!" being shouted from Bob, Kim, Robbie and Shane, who are welcoming her home from the hospital.
"Goodness!" Natasha smiles as the sight of her family before she turns to see Cory, who is closing the door. "You didn't tell me there was going to be a party!"
"That would have ruined the surprise," Cory winks back at her, as Bob comes up to Natasha and hugs her.
"My darling, I'm so glad that you will be okay," he tells his daughter as they exit their embrace. "You gave us quite the scare."
"I'm just glad that you're going to be okay, Nat," Robbie says as he comes up to hug his sister.
"Me too," Natasha replies to them. "Thank you guys for doing this for me."
"And, you have to know how excited we are to hear that you're pregnant," Kim comes up to her best friend. "It really is a miracle."
Natasha feels her eyes swell with water. "I almost can't believe it myself. I never thought that this would happen."
"That's why we wanted to throw you this welcome home party," Bob tells her. "Because, like you said, it's a miracle."
"And, Jacob will have a little brother or sister," Shane comes up to hug his ex-wife. "He will be excited when we tell him!"
"Yes, he will!" Natasha says as a tear falls down her cheek. "You guys are the best, you really are."
"It's because you're the best Natasha," Cory comes up to his wife. "We are just so grateful that you're going to be okay."
"We need to be very focused with this campaign going forward," Daisy paces back and forth in her office as Vinny and Lukas sit across from one another at a table, taking notes to what she is saying. "Robbie Calimo officially announcing that he is running for mayor changes everything."
"Do you really think that he will present that much of a challenge?" Lukas asks his half-sister, even though whenever he looks over at her, all he can see is her laying on the sofa in Bob's personal study at the Calimo mansion having sex with Tyler. He is trying to stay focused on work, but it has been proving to be a difficult task.
"Yes, I do," Daisy tells him. "He has name recognition in this city; he has millions of dollars at his disposal and he has been in this community for years."
"His weakness will be that he has no political experience," Vinny chimes into the conversation. "We have to expose that."
"I agree," Lukas replies to them. "He will have to have one hell of a campaign manager."
"Regardless of who the manager is," Daisy tells them. "We have to believe that they will throw everything at us to win."
"It's game time," Lukas winks back at her with a chuckle. "And, I like to win when I play."
The Pampa Grill
Robbie enters the restaurant having left Natasha' welcome home party because he has to meet with Brooke to discuss his campaign now that he has decided to run for mayor. He is actually very excited by this idea because he had been feeling like he was at a crossroads in his life; his relationship with Victoria ended as did his brief affair with Cassie and he was feeling indifferent about his position at the police department. After getting words of encouragement from Bob, he realized that he could make a good mayor for Twin Peaks. He could do a lot of good in the city, he believes.
"Brooke, hi," he says as he approaches the table where she is sitting with a glass of white wine in front of her.
"Robbie," she stands up to greet him. "Or should I call you boss?"
He chuckles back to her. "Robbie is fine," he winks as he sits across from her.
"Before we before, how is your sister? I heard that she was shot at your father's wedding? I can't imagine how scary that must have been for you and your entire family."
"It was scary," he nods back to her. "But, thankfully, she'll be fine. She is expected to make a full recovery, thank goodness."
"Thank goodness is right," Brooke replies to him. "So, I know that Daisy Davenport is running again for mayor, so I do think this will be a close race."
"Agreed," Robbie takes a sip of the beer that the waiter has brought him. "She has a lot of experience that I don't have."
Brooke nods back to him. "She has the experience, but we have to exploit her weaknesses. Do you know if she has any?"
Robbie leans in towards her. "That's what we have to find out," he tells her. "We have to find out every weakness that she has, and use it to our advantage."
As he continues to type, he also can't help but think about Daisy and how they are embarked on a full affair. She did, however, tell him that they have to stop before someone gets hurt, but Tyler is positive that Daisy will come back to him. After all, she hasn't been able to resist him yet and he is sure that it will continue.
"Okay," he whispers to himself. "Focus, you're almost done. You have models in Abby, Paige, Cheresa and Andrew. One more guy would be great, I'll ask Kim about that when she gets here," he says. "And, we are going to use the guesthouse on the Calimo estate, so the location is set. We just have to set up some promotion and this will be done."
He gets a grin on his face thinking about how amazing this experience and campaign will be. "It will be the final thing that sends Dominick into a tailspin."
At the front door, Kim enters the restaurant, also having left Natasha's party because she is meeting with Tyler to finalize the details for the Gen Next House. She can't believe that this campaign is so close to being ready, but she is rather excited about it at the same time.
She stops and scans the restaurant and sees Max sitting at the bar by himself. She arches her eyebrow, knowing that he is the photographer from Robertson Enterprises. She finds herself approaching him quickly.
"Excuse me," she says as she arrives at the bar. "You're Max Black, correct?"
"That's me," he turns to face her. "You look familiar "
"Kim Calimo," she extends her hand out to shake his. "I believe we met at a party or something a while back."
"I'm sure," he replies to her.
"I'll keep this brief, Mr. Black," she purses her lips together. "I work for Roboto and we are about to launch a game changing new campaign and I'd love it if you came on board to take our photos. Heck, if you're interested, you could be a part of the campaign as well."
Max arches his eyebrow back to her. "I work for Robertson Enterprises."
"I know," she tells him. "But are you really happy there? Besides, whatever your salary is, we'll match it. Just think about it, okay? But, I need an answer sooner rather than later because we are launching very soon."
"Okay, I'll think about," Max replies to her, as Kim passes him her card.
"Good, I'll look forward to hearing from you."
Twin Peaks General Hospital
"I don't think I heard you correctly," Adam stands up from his chair and runs his hands through his hair. He can't believe that Robin just told him that Max, his own son, caused the scaffolding to fall on him last fall in the boutique. All these months, he thought it was an accident, now he is learning that his son did this to him. "You think Max was responsible?"
Robin stands up and comes closer to him. "I don't think Max was responsible," she tells him. "I know it was him. I heard on the wire that my PI was wearing. He confessed everything."
"I just don't believe this," Adam admits to her. "He tried to kill me! He could have killed me!"
"My question to you , Adam, is what do you want to do about this? We can't let him get away with this!"
"No," Adam grits his teeth back to her. "He most certainly will not get away with this. He's my son, and I will deal with him in my own way."
The Cascade Apartments;
Apartment 507; Andrew's Apartment
"Answer me, Andrew," Paige yells at her boyfriend as she stands in the bathroom of his apartment, holding the pills that she found. She long suspected that Andrew knew more than he was letting on about Chris and Helen's night in which they can't remember having sex. She wondered why Andrew was getting so upset by her curiosity about it, and these pills now answer her questions. "What are these? Did you have something to do with Chris and Helen not being able to remember that night? Is that why you were so upset when I was asking questions?"
Andrew gulps and looks back at her, wondering if he should finally tell her the truth. He has been holding the truth in for so long, and he has been wrestling with the fact that he did drug them. He hates what he did, so maybe this is the time to come clean.
"Okay, just put those back and we can talk about this," he tries to tell her. "I'll tell you everything, as long as you promise me that you'll be understanding."
"Understanding?" Paige asks him. "Did you drug them? Did they even have sex?"
"No!" he yells back to her. "They didn't have sex! I drugged them, okay? Are you happy now? I made it look like they slept together to get back at Chris. Now, can we please talk about this?"
"My God," Paige gasps in horror. "I can't believe we just had sex. I can't believe I gave myself to you!"
"Paige," he moves closer to her.
"No!" she screams at him. "Don't you come close to me! Not after everything you've done!"
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