Your Loving is Gold
Written by: Dallas Walsh | Originally Released: April 24, 2022
Theme song: "Gold" Jojo
"I got here as soon as I got your message," Helen announces to Shane as she opens the door to his office at the hospital and moves inside. Helen had been at the coffeehouse with Adam when she got a text message from the doctor asking her to come to his office. Knowing that they are working together to try to break up Adam and Robin, Helen came straight to the hospital as she thought that he must have an update on their plan and she is most eager to hear what could be happening. "Did you see Robin? What has happened?"
Shane stands up from his desk and moves closer to Helen. "She just left," Shane gets a sly grin on his face, as he thinks about his conversation with Robin.
"And? Don't keep me waiting, Shane," Helen pleads with him. "Did she agree to marry you so you won't file for custody of Dominique?"
"Yes," Shane smiles back to her. "Robin is going to be my wife. She asked for some time to tell Adam, which I agreed too. But, Helen, do you know what this means?"
"We are going to get everything we wanted," Helen grins. "We are going to break up Adam and Robin!"
Helen rushes up and hugs Shane tightly. "We did it Shane," she says into his ear. "We are going to get everything that we have ever wanted."
Robin slowly opens the door to Adam's townhouse and moves inside, her heart racing about her conversation that she just had with Shane at the hospital. She knows that the night before he threatened to take her to court for full custody of Dominique; he went so far as to suggest that he would mention how she refused to take it easy during her pregnancy, which resulted in her cramping a lot; Shane then insinuated that the cramping is part of the reason that Dominique was born prematurely and spent weeks in the ICU. Robin can't imagine that a judge would separate a newborn from her mother, but if Shane spun his case well enough, she is worried that she would lose Dominique.
"I can't lose my baby," she whispers to herself as she moves into the living room and moves to the bar where she pours herself a vodka on the rocks. "I have to do this to keep my child. I can't lose you, not after everything I went through with my last baby."
She looks around the room and immediately gets tears in her eyes as she sees a picture of her and Adam sitting on the fireplace mantel. She moves up to the picture and picks up. She runs her finger of Adam's face and gets tears in her eyes. "How am I going to tell you that I have to marry Shane?" she asks herself. "We are finally in a good place, Adam and now this is happening? We can never just be happy together, can we?"
She puts the picture down and finishes her drinking, slamming it back in one heavy gulp. She sets the glass down and wipes her eye dry forming tear as she hears the front door open.
"There's my beautiful fiancé," Adam smiles at the sight of Robin standing in the living room. Immediately he can see that she is upset about something and so he moves up to her. "Hey, what is it? You look like you're about to cry? Are you okay?"
"No," she shakes her head back to him. "I'm not okay, and after I tell you what I have to tell you, you won't be okay either."
"Oh, you're home," Jacob announces as he moves into living room of the Calimo mansion and sees his mother pouring herself a drink at the bar. "I thought you might be at the office already."
Natasha finishes pouring her brandy and then looks over at her son. She can only imagine that he, like everyone else, is upset with her actions the night before at Robbie and Kim's wedding. Yet, she knows that she will have to explain herself to her son.
"After everything that has happened the last couple of days," she sighs before she takes a sip of her drink. "I thought I deserved a day off."
"Deserve a day off?" Jacob asks her as he folds his arms over his chest. "You shot Kim last night, Mom! She could have been killed!"
"Yes, but thankfully it was just a flesh wound," Natasha replies to him quickly. "I know that you're upset with me, everyone is; all I can do, is say that I am very sorry and I don't know what I was thinking. And, Kim is not pressing charges against me, so we are all just trying to move forward."
"First you announce you're in a relationship with Tyler Robertson and then you shoot Kim at her wedding to Uncle Robbie," Jacob shakes his head back to her. "You're making some really great decisions lately, aren't you Mom?"
"I just hope that one day you can forgive me," Natasha tells her son. "I mean, if Kim can move past this, surely you can too?"
"I will try," Jacob nods back to her. "Especially since Paige has ended our engagement, I have more time to focus on family."
"What?" Natasha gasps back to him in surprise. "Why did she end the engagement?"
"It is a long story," Jacob admits to her as he moves up and pours himself a drink. "Needless to say, her and I are seeing Max Black differently."
"Oh darling," Natasha comes up to her son and puts her hand on his back. "I am so sorry that this has happened. I know how much you care about Paige."
"I love her, Mom," Jacob takes a sip of his brandy. "But, she has these blinders on when it comes to Max and I don't know how I can make her see that he's up to no good."
Natasha nods back to him. "I still think he inherited those stolen funds from Roboto," Natasha tells him. "He's living off our company's money."
"Exactly," Jacob agrees with her. "I just have to find a way to prove that to Paige. And I will, I will prove to Paige that Max is just like his mother, even if it's the last thing I do."
Paige sits on a park bench looking out at the river, which has slowly started to unthaw from the long winter. As she looks at the nature, she can't help but think about how she ended her engagement to Jacob recently; while she still loves him, she doesn't want to enter into a marriage where they are clearly on different pages when it comes to Max. Paige believes that Max is trying to turn his life around for the better by opening his own photography studio; Jacob, however, still believes that Max inherited stolen funds from both Roboto and Robertson Enterprises afCassieter passed away, despite the police clearing the funds as being legitimate. The couple were bickering so much that Paige felt like she had no other choice but to end their relationship.
"Maybe one day you will see Max is a good guy," Paige whispers to herself as she thinks about Jacob. "And then, we could get married. But, I can't marry you when all we do is fight about Max. I can't go into a marriage with that over my head."
On the trail behind her, Max stops jogging when he sees Paige sitting alone. The sweaty younger man moves up to the bench and pops his ear buds out of his ear and grins at her. "Hey, fancy seeing you here?"
"Max, hi," Paige looks at up him and can see his toned chest through his tight shirt. "Out for a run?"
"Yea, with the weather improving, I thought it was a good time to get out and be active again," Max moves around her to sit next to her. "What are you up too all by yourself?"
"I just needed to clear my head," she admitted to him. "I was going to go for a walk by the pier, but after Albertinah was found murdered there, I thought I should stay in the park, which is much closer to the Sugarbowl."
"I still can't believe that there is someone in this town killing so many people," Max shakes his head back to her. "I feel so awful for Andrew and Abby and what they must be going through."
"I think everyone feels that way," Paige admits to him. "Anyways, how is your studio planning coming?" she asks him as she moves a piece of hair behind her ear.
Max is about to respond when he notices her hand. "Wait, where is your ring?" he asks her as he grabs her hand and looks to see that her engagement is not on her finger. "You're not wearing your engagement ring?"
Paige chuckles back to him. "Uh, no," she looks away from him. "I ended things with Jacob the other day. I needed a break."
"Why? What happened? If you want to talk about it, of course?"
Paige looks back into Max's eyes. "It was because of you," she admits to him. "He still thinks you're up to no good and that you inherited the money your Mom stole but I believe in you," she tells him. "And, I didn't want to enter into a marriage when we were constantly bickering. So, we are on a break."
Max squeezes her hand as he still holds it and then moves it to his lips, where he kisses it. He can't believe that he barely had to do anything to break up the couple, but he is thrilled by the turn of events. "Thank you for believing in me, Paige," he says as their eyes lock. "You have no idea how much I appreciate that."
"You saved my life," Paige looks back at him. "I believe in you, Max. I really do."
"And, I believe in you," he winks back to her. "More than you'll ever know."
Peaks Executive Hotel
Dominick quickly walks up to the door of Eva's hotel room and prepares to knock on it as he is desperate to see his wife. He was just at Robertson Enterprises when Felicia showed up; he could already tell that she was still trembling but he got very worried about her when she claimed to have seen Bob standing in his office. Then, at the worst possible time, Simona Lopez arrived to ask questions about Felicia possibly being the Rose Peddle killer; Dominick was able to fend off the detective until the next morning, but he is determined to figure out if Eva is the one who planted the bug in the police's head that Felicia might be off her medication.
"Eva, it's me, please open up," Dominick calls out from the hallway as he starts to knock on the door. "Eva, I know you're in there, please, it is important."
Eva finally opens the door and sees her husband standing there. "Dominick, this is a surprise, please come in," she welcomes him into her hotel room. As the door closes, Will happens to open the door to his hotel room and he sees Dominick enter Eva's room. He sighs heavily, immediately thinking that they are going to reunite and make love.
"Can I get you a drink or something?" Eva asks as they move into the main living area of the hotel room.
"No, that's not necessary," Dominick turns to face his wife. "I need to ask you a question, and please, Eva, be honest with me."
"Of course I will be."
"Did you tell Simona Lopez your theory that Felicia might be the Rose Peddle killer?" he glares at her.
"Why would you ask me that?" Eva gulps heavily, knowing that she did pay the detective a visit within regards to her theory.
"Because," Dominick grits his teeth together. "Simona just paid us a visit while Felicia wasn't acting herself! She wanted to ask her questions about the killer."
"My God, it was you!" Dominick shakes his head back to her disgust as he can read her face and knows the truth. "Damnit Eva! I told you that I saw Felicia take her pill; she is it not off her medication, so your theory is not valid! Why the hell would you go to Simona of all people with this nonsense?"
"Because," Eva defends herself quickly. "People are dying, Dominick! If Felicia is the killer, then she needs to be stopped!"
"I need you to stop this!" Dominick yells back at her. "Leave Felicia to me, you mind your own damn business!"
"Oh my God," Eva groans back to him. "Here is it again, you always running to the rescue of your crazy ex-wife! I don't know how much more of this I can handle, Dominick! You always put that woman before me and our marriage!"
"We haven't had a marriage since you slept with Will," Dominick reminds her. "Now, I'm going to tell you one more time to stay away from Felicia; the next time, I won't be responsible for my actions."
Eva watches as Dominick storms towards the door of her hotel room; she feels her heart break inside her chest as he, once again, has put Felicia ahead of her. In this moment, she doesn't believe that this will ever change; Dominick has made it clear that Felicia will always come first in his mind.
"Dominick," she calls out as he stops at the door and turns to look at her. "I'll sign your damn divorce papers. I can't do this anymore."
Dominick rolls his eyes back to her before he turns around and leaves the hotel room. The minute the door closes, Eva gasps as tears rush to her eyes and a tear falls down her cheek at the realization that her marriage is truly over.
"I I don't believe this ." a gutted Chris manages to say back to Andrew and Trenyce as they sit together at a table in the visiting center of the state jail. Chris runs his hand over his face as he feels his eyes swell with water at the news that his sister was killed by the Rose Peddle killer; this comes shortly after learning that Trenyce was attacked on New Year's Eve which resulted in Brad's death. "Albertinah is dead?" he shakes his head back to them, still reeling from the news. "This doesn't seem fucking fair!"
"I know," Andrew replies to him quickly. "I have been trying to rack my brain trying to figure out how or why this happened but I can't think of anything logical."
"You and Abby found her on the pier?" Chris asks him, trying put all the pieces back together of the story they told him when they arrived.
"She was at her car," Andrew nods back to him, thinking about the scene unfolding in front of him again. "I saw the killer and chased after them. Abby called for help for Albertinah; I had the killer corner and they slashed by arm and got away. By the time help arrived, Albertinah was already dead."
"Jesus," Chris shakes his head in horror. "First Trenyce was attacked and now my sister? What the hell is going on?"
"We just hope that the police find this person sooner rather than later," Trenyce tells him. "I am so sorry that this is happening to you, Chris."
Chris lets a tear fall from his eye but he wipes it away quickly. "Just when Albertinah and I were really starting to reconnect, this has to happen? She was so young, so full of life "
"I will do whatever I can to help find this son of a bitch," Andrew tells Chris. "I won't let Albertinah's death go unpunished."
"And, what about you?" Chris looks at Trenyce. "Are you going to be safe?"
"Andrew is going to move in with me," Trenyce replies to him quickly. "With him there, I will be safe."
Chris looks back at Andrew with intent. "You have to make sure nothing happens to her," Chris tells the younger man. "I don't know that I could handle losing Trenyce too."
"Don't worry," Andrew looks back at Chris and then over to Trenyce. "I won't let anything happen to Trenyce, you have my word."
"Thanks again for lunch," Donovan hugs Lukas, who is getting ready to leave his husband's office. Donovan was surprised to see Lukas arrive at his office a little bit earlier in the day with Olly in tow with a lunch for them. It isn't every day that Lukas stops by, so Donovan was thrilled by the gesture.
"It was my pleasure," Lukas smiles back to his lover. "Besides, Olly loved seeing his Dad."
"I loved seeing my son too," Donovan nods back to him. "What are you guys going to get up too for the rest of the day?"
"I was thinking of a walk," Lukas admits to him. "But considering the Rose Peddle killer is still on the loose, I think it is best that we just head home."
"I'm relieved to hear that," Donovan replies to him quickly. "The last thing I want is for anything bad to happen to either of you."
"What about you? What's up with you this afternoon?"
"I just sent Abby a text a minute ago," Donovan reveals to him. "She's going to come by; I'm going to tell her about how we want her to take a step back from seeing Olly."
"Thank you," Lukas leans in and kisses him again. "I really love that you're taking charge with this, babe."
Donovan grins back to him. "Maybe I can take charge of something else later when I get home," he winks back to his husband.
"I'll make sure Olly is fast asleep by then," Lukas grins back to him.
Lawson Estate; Greg, Brooke, Abby & Cheresa's Home
Greg quickly moves back into the living room of the Lawson estate and paces back and forth. He can't stop thinking about the days events, which have been getting weirder and weirder. When he got home earlier, he found a few pink rose peddles on the floor of the foyer; he immediately suspected that the Rose Peddle killer was in his house and, maybe, hurting a member of his family. However, Brooke arrived and advised him that her weekly flower delivery and they provided some roses; she claimed that she moved the flowers to the conservatory because she didn't want Cheresa or Abby to be triggered by the events with the Rose Peddle killer since Cheresa was the one who discovered Shelley's dead body and Abby found a dead Albertinah.
Once Brooke left for a random spa appointment, Greg went into the conservatory and found dozens of pink roses, which made him realize that Brooke had lied about the flower delivery. He has no idea why his ex-wife would lie to him about that but he can't shake the feeling that something is definitely off about this.
"It doesn't make sense that she could be the killer, does it?" he asks himself as he feels the blood drain from his. "No, it's impossible, she wouldn't have killed Brad; she wouldn't have killed her own son?"
Still, the fact that there are dozens of roses in his house right now is making him question everything. "Okay, if she is at the spa, then I know she has nothing to hide. But, if she's not a the spa, then I know something else is going on."
He moves to grab his phone and quickly picks it up. He opens the "Find my Friends" app and searches for Brooke. Almost instantly, Brooke's phone appears on a map of Twin Peaks.
"She's at the storage locker," he whispers to himself. "Why the hell is she there? I haven't been there in years."
He looks around and realizes what he has to do. "Okay Brooke," he says moving to the door. "Time to find out what you're up too."
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