Swimming in my Veins
Written by: Dallas Walsh | Originally Released: APril 10, 2022
Theme song: "Faith" The Weekend
"Well, aren't you going to give your sister in law a hug?" Madeline Wilkins asks with a grin on her face as she looks at Andy, who just got home and is stunned to see her standing in his living room. Andy can't believe that Madeline is actually in front of him; he knows that he called her a couple of weeks ago to fill her in on the fact that there is a man, Clayton Hughes, that looks exactly like Reese. He had hoped to find Clayton to ask him why he looks like his deceased husband, but Clayton disappeared from the One Day House before he had the chance. What Andy is still struggling with is the fact that Nicholas knew where Clayton was and didn't tell him.
"Of course, I will," Andy puts his bag down and then moves up to Madeline and wraps his arms around her. "It is so good to see you, Maddie."
"It is good to see you too Andy," she tells him as they embrace. "It has been far too long."
"I agree it has," Andy replies to her as they exit their embrace. "What can I get you? Do you need food or a drink?"
"No, no," Madeline waves her hand back to him. "I'm fine, I'm just excited to get caught up with you. I've missed you, Andy."
Andy chuckles back to her. "I feel the same," he nods back to her. "But, we could have done this over Facetime, Maddie. So, what really has brought you back to Twin Peaks? After all these years, why are you back now?"
Twin Peaks General Hospital
"Are you going to answer me? What plan do you have, Kim? What are you up too now?" Natasha stands in Kim's hospital room and is asking her many questions as she just walked into the room and saw Simona Lopez standing there talking to Kim and Robbie; before the detective left, she told Kim to keep her posted on her plan of action that she wanted to take. Natasha, now, is wondering if Kim is going to have Natasha arrested for accidently shooting her the night before at Robbie and Kim's wedding ceremony. Natasha hopes that isn't the case because she knows that it was a horrible mistake; she believed that the gun had blanks in it; she had no idea that Sophie had accidently changed the bullets in the gun and all she wanted to do was scare her brother and Kim into not getting married.
"Nat, please calm down," Robbie looks back at his sister. "Kim is still recovering from a gunshot wound, need I remind you."
"You don't have to remind me of anything," Natasha spits back to him. "I came here hoping that we could all move on from this and try to find forgiveness."
"Forgiveness?" Kim chuckles back to her as Natasha shoots her a glaring look. "For months, you have done nothing but torment Robbie and I about our relationship to the point that you pulled a gun on me at the wedding! You shot me, even though you claimed to not know about the bullet's vs the blanks, your actions have spoken loud and clear, Natasha. Now, you walk in here and want forgiveness? You have a lot of nerve!"
"I'm sorry," Natasha moves closer to her. "You have to understand that I really did only want to scare the two of you; I never, ever, meant to shoot you Kim."
"Did you ever figure out how the bullets got into the gun?" Robbie asks his sister. "You still claim that you thought blanks were in the gun."
Natasha uneasily nods back to him. "It was Sophie," she reveals to him. "She found my gun and saw the bullets and It doesn't matter, this is still all my fault. I never should have pulled the gun on you two in the first place; it was wrong of me."
"You're damn straight it was wrong!" Kim looks back at her in disgust. "Do you remember how I kept your secret, Natasha? I didn't tell anyone, not even Robbie, about your romance with Tyler. And, you know why I did that? To try to give this family some peace for a change!"
"I know," Natasha gets tears in her eyes. "I have been awful to you."
"Yes, you have," Kim continues to lay into her. "Now, I will agree to not press charges against you, on one condition."
Natasha looks back at her in surprise and then over at Robbie. "What condition?"
"That you drop this damn vendetta you have against me and my relationship with Robbie," she reveals to her. "You finally accept the fact that Robbie and I are together and that we will be married. If you can't do that, then I'm calling Simona Lopez right now and I'm pressing every single possible charge possible against you."
Natasha lets a tear fall down her cheek, but she quickly wipes it away. She looks back at Kim and then over at Robbie; she can't believe that is has come to this. But, the last thing that she wants is to go to jail for shooting Kim.
"Okay," she finds herself nodding back to Kim. "I'll support you two. I'll put this behind us and move forward; united as a family."
"Wow," Robbie stands up and moves over to Kim. "It looks like we might finally get some peace in this family after all."
"That's all I've ever wanted," Kim replies to him before looking at Natasha. "Thank you, Natasha. I know that this hasn't been easy on you."
"No, but I need to thank you," Natasha looks back at her. "You could have thrown the book at me and you didn't."
"I just want this family, this great family, to be united again. It's what Bob would want," Kim tells the siblings with a smile on her face, thrilled that Natasha is seemingly going to try to be united with her and Robbie.
Jacob moves into the restaurant looking to grab a bite to eat before he heads into Robertson Enterprises. He, like the rest of his family, is still reeling from what his mother did at Robbie and Kim's wedding the night before. He is having a hard time wrapping his head around the fact that Natasha pulled a gun on Kim and ended up shooting her. He still wishes he knew what the hell she was thinking but he will have to get answers from her at another time as she had already left the mansion this morning by the time he woke up.
As he moves to his table, he can't help but notice Max sitting alone at another table looking at some real estate listings. Jacob recalls how Paige told him how Max is going to use his inheritance from Cassie to open his own photo studio; Jacob still thinks it is wrong for Max to be using those funds for his own purposes as he still believes that Cassie gave her son the stolen money from both Roboto and Robertson Enterprises. He wants to prove, somehow, that Max knows that he funds are stolen and that he is not the good guy everyone, including Paige, thinks he is. He just has to figure out how.
"So, this is how you're keeping busy these days?" Jacob asks Max as he walks up to the table. "Sitting in a restaurant and reading?"
Max looks up from his papers and smirks back to him. "Not that it is any of your business, but I am doing just fine without working at Robertson Enterprises, Jacob. Why do you care how I spend my time anyways?"
"Because," Jacob grits his teeth back to him. "I still believe that you're using my family's money to start your own business. Paige told me about your plans. And, that's not okay in my opinion."
"Oh God," Max groans back to his rival. "You realize that the police cleared my inheritance, right? It's high time you get off this high horse of yours and leave me the hell alone."
Jacob chuckles back to him. "You'd like that, wouldn't you?" Jacob asks him back. "The fact is, I'm probably the only one in this town that can see right through you, Max. And, I will figure out what you're really up too. And when I do, everyone will realize that you're just like your mother."
Behind him, Paige stands in shock listening to what Jacob is saying to Max. She shakes her head in confusion and rushes out, hating that Jacob still can't let his anger towards Max go. She has to get Jacob to realize that he is being toxic, but how can she do that without causing another fight with her fiancé?
Peaks Police Station
Eva slowly walks through the police station as she moves closer to Simona's office as she thinks about her marriage to Dominick. She knows that she has been desperate in trying to get her marriage back on track but at every turn, Dominick has kept her arm's length and she has continued to see him and Felicia in close moments. The very last thing that she wants to do is to lose Dominick to Felicia; she refuses to let that happen.
"I hope I'm not interrupting anything?" Eva asks the detective as she opens the door to her office and sees Simona looking at her whiteboard that has many clues of the Rose Peddle killer on it.
"You are, actually," Simona looks back at her. "But, I am hoping your visit means that you seemingly have thought of something that pertains to the serial killer? After we cleared Victoria of any wrong doing, I advised you to come to me if you did think of anything?"
"I have," Eva moves back into her office. "But, this tip must be confidential. No one can ever know that I gave you this tip."
Simona arches her eyebrow back to her. "What is this tip, exactly?"
"Felicia Robertson," Eva whispers back to her. "She's on medication and when she goes off that medication, she can lose her mind, if I can say that. The last time she went off her medication, she kidnapped her daughter Leah, and there was an explosion in Lake Tahoe," Eva explains to Simona, who nods her head back to her. "The point of this, detective, is that if Felicia is off her medication, who knows what she is capable of."
"Do you have reason to believe that Felicia is off her medication?" Simona asks her next.
Eva shrugs her shoulders back to her. "I have seen her act oddly lately, but I have no proof that she is off her medication," Eva tells her. "That's where you come in, detective."
Simona nods back to her. "I will take this under review, Mrs. Robertson. Thank you."
"You're most welcome," Eva purses her lips together back to the detective.
Vinny opens the door to his study and quickly closes the door behind himself. He was just downstairs with Daisy where she revealed that she thought Tyler still had some reservations about Felicia's claim about seeing him in her bedroom a few nights ago. Vinny had thought that he had covered his tracks by making an emotionally unstable Felicia believe that she was dreaming. Now, he realizes that he did the right thing by switching her drugs again with the same drugs he is giving Victoria, which are making her hallucinate.
He moves to his desk and knows that the Felicia situation will take care of itself in due time now that she is taking the new medication. In the meantime, he realizes that he must move to next phase of his plan with Victoria and making her believe that her alternate personalities have returned.
He picks up his phone and dials a quick number. "Bryce, it's Vinny," he says once he hears the doctor picks up.
"Vinny, you'll have to make this fast, I am about to see a patient," Bryce replies to him as he sits in office at Raven's Meadow.
"I'll make it quick," Vinny tells him. "I understand that you saw Victoria the other day. How did it go?"
"It was fine," Bryce replies to her. "I should have the full test results back soon from her evaluation."
Vinny smirks back to him. "Good, I need you to do something for me," Vinny says into his phone. "I need you tell Victoria that she has split again; that is why she has been suffering from headaches and time loss."
"But, I don't think she has split again."
"Of course, she hasn't!" Vinny yells back to him. "But, she needs to believe that she has so she will commit herself, Bryce."
Vinny can hear Bryce sigh heavily on the other end of the phone. "Don't make me remind you that I know who your boss is," Vinny whispers to him. "If that information ever got out, all hell would break loose!"
"I know," Bryce rolls his eyes back to him. "Fine, okay? I'll tell Victoria she's split again. Are you happy?"
"Very," Vinny smirks to himself. "I'll be in touch with next steps. Thank you, Bryce."
Lawson Estate; Greg, Brooke, Abby & Cheresa's Home
Greg opens the door to his mansion that he lives in and moves inside. He looks into the living room from the foyer and can see a fire roaring in the fireplace, which means someone is home. He is desperate for drink after his meeting with Simona earlier in the day and she hasn't had any new leads on the finding out who the killer is. He knows that he has been pressing her a lot for a lead because he wants justice for Brad's death.
As he starts to move towards the living room, he can't help but notice some pink rose peddles on the floor of the foyer. Immediately, he feels his heart sink inside his chest worrying that his family is danger again.
"My God," he gasps, his mind immediately going to the worse possible place.
"Greg, what is it? What's wrong?" Brooke emerges from the side door on the other side of the foyer.
A pale faced looking Greg looks back at his ex-wife as he shows her one of the three peddles that are on the ground. "The killer they were here?"
"No," Brooke grabs the peddle from him and tries to calm him down. She knows what has happened; she just has to cover with him. "They weren't. I got our weekly order of flowers delivered. This week, we happened to get some pink roses," she explains to him. "I took the flowers into the conservatory; I didn't think having pink roses would be appropriate in the living room right now, considering Cheresa found Shelley's dead body and Abby found Albertinah's."
Greg breathes a sigh of relief. "Thank God that's all it was."
"I'm sorry, I didn't mean to scare you," Brooke pats his back, thrilled that she was able to cover her tracks. She knows that she got the flowers delivered in case she must kill someone else that gets in her way or her family's way. She realizes, however, that she must be more careful. "How about I pour you a drink and you tell me all about your visit with Simona? You know I want to hear every last detail."
Greg smiles back to her, feeling relieved that the killer was not in his house. "That sounds lovely, come on."
Nicholas slowly moves into Meggan's office and sees the private detective sitting behind her desk working on some files that are in front of her. He has stopped by today in hopes of seeing if she has had any luck with uncovering any leads on finding Clayton; he still believes that if he, with the help of Meggan, can track down the Reese lookalike, Andy will finally be able to forgive him for lying to him about the fact that Clayton was staying at the One Day House for weeks.
"Hey, do you have a quick minute for me?" Nicholas asks as he stands in the doorframe.
"Uh, just a minute, I'm kind of crazy today," Meggan quickly looks up and sees Nicholas standing there.
"Sure, sorry I didn't call first," Nicholas replies to her quickly. "I was just thinking that you could, maybe, give me an update on Clayton Hughes? Have you been able to track him down or do you have any leads?"
Meggan puts her pen down and looks up at Nicholas before she sighs a little. "I have started to look into it, but I'm afraid I haven't had any leads yet. Like I told you, this will be difficult to solve because we had no idea that he left the One Day House when he did."
"I know," Nicholas admits to her. "I was just hoping "
"I've left his picture at the bus terminal; the airport and at the car rental agencies in town," she reveals to him. "If anyone has seen Clayton, they will let me know."
"Okay, thanks," Nicholas nods back to her. "I appreciate everything you're doing. And, I know it's a long shot. It's just, I believe this might be the only way I can save my relationship with Andy. So, I'm willing to do anything I can to find Clayton. It is my top goal."
"I know you love Andy," Meggan tells him. "I'll do whatever I can to help you find him, Nicholas. I really will."
Tower's; Floor One; Andy's Condo
"So, are you going to make me wait?" Andy chuckles back to Madeline. "What brought you back to Twin Peaks after all this time?"
Madeline crosses her arms over her chest. "Isn't it obvious, Andy? I came back to town because of the phone call we had."
Andy arches his eyebrow back to her. "You mean the one where I told you about the man that looks like Reese."
Madeline nods back to him. "Exactly," she replies to him quickly. "I had to wrap up a few things in LA before I could make it, but I had to come here. I had to help you find this Clayton Hughes fellow."
"So, you're just as curious about him as I am?"
"Absolutely I am," Madeline looks back at him with intent. "I am determined to find Clayton to figure out why he looks like Reese. And, I won't stop until I get those answers."
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