Episode 868
 
Fear of What's in the Mirror
Written by: Dallas Walsh | Originally Released: October 30, 2022

Episode Theme song: "Time Machine" Alicia Keys


Previously on One Day at a Time
- Bryce and Vinny fought over Vinny's gun at the cabin; two shots were fired! Victoria was horrified to see that Bryce had been shot and Vinny was dead
- Daisy learned that she was pregnant with Vinny's baby
- Andrew told Trenyce that Cheresa saw them kissing
- Abby revealed to Felicia, Leah and Dominick that Frederick was Leah's father
- Andy confronted Nicholas about his date with Clayton
- Donovan returned home from his car accident

The Calimo Cabin

"Yes, I am at the Calimo cabin," Victoria paces back and forth while she is on the front porch of the Calimo cabin. She has called for help because when she regained consciousness she saw Bryce and Vinny struggling with each other to get control of the hand gun that Vinny had. Vinny was threatening to kill both her and Bryce because they knew too many of his secrets; two shots were fired from the gun and in the aftermath, both Bryce and Vinny had been shot! Victoria needs to get help for Bryce, who needs to have surgery, while Vinny was dead from his wound. "Please hurry, two men were shot; one is in critical condition but he is losing a lot of blood."

"The other man?" Victoria gulps heavily, still in shock that Vinny is gone. "He's….dead."

"Yes, thank you, please hurry!"

Victoria rushes back inside into the living room. She has placed a sheet over Vinny's body and she has towels over Bryce's bullet wound. She rushes to the man that has professed his love to her over and over again. She runs her hand over his cheek.

"You're going to be okay," she whispers to him. "Help is on the way," she says as tears fill her eyes. "Please Bryce, don't leave me," she pleads with him. "Please, don't die on me. Not now, you have to fight, do you hear me? You have to fight!"

Dominick's Townhouse

"Well, it is getting late Mom, I really should get home," Leah stands up from the sofa in Dominick's living room and moves to hug Felicia. It has been an incredibly long night for the two women as Abby revealed that she uncovered that Frederick, not Dominick, is Leah's biological father. It is something that both women are still trying to wrap their head around as it is beyond shocking to them.

"Yes, darling, of course," Felicia holds her daughter. "We will talk about this more tomorrow, okay? We have to figure out if this is the truth or not."

"I am numb," Leah admits to her as she moves to grab her jacket. "I'm not sure how much sleep I will be getting tonight."

Felicia freezes for a moment as she shuts her eyes and seemingly has a memory flash.

[Flash]

Felicia is sitting in a small chair in a corner of a room. She is in a mental hospital in Switzerland, and she has long flowing red hair. She has sun on her face as she sitting next to a window.

The door to her room opens and Frederick moves inside the room with a smile on his face. "My favorite patient," Frederick tells her as he moves up to her. "How are you doing today?"

A heavily medicated Felicia doesn't respond to him; her eyes continue to look outside. "Well, your daughter is doing very well," Frederick moves closer to her. "She's happy and healthy. Of course, Dominick is over the moon that he is a father. But you and I, we both know the truth, don't we?"

Frederick chuckles as he moves some of Felicia's hair out of her face. "It will forever be our secret, Felicia. That precious little girl is our daughter; Dominick could never create something that stunning. Never."

[Flash]

"Mom?" Leah asks Felicia, causing her to snap back into reality. "Did you hear a word I said?"

A stunned and confused Felicia forces a smile on her face. "Yes, of course. Text me when you get home. I love you my beauty."

"I love you too," Leah replies to her. "Try to get some rest, okay?"

A jolted Felicia nods back to her, reeling from this memory that she just had. She has no idea what is real and what isn't anymore. She just wishes she had some answers to help solve this mystery.

The Davenport House; Trenyce & Andrew's Home

Chris slowly pulls his SUV into the driveway of Trenyce's home. He was with her earlier in the evening after they learned that Cheresa is missing; while they were concerned for their daughter, they agreed that they would reunite and try to make their relationship work. He knows that this is a huge step for them because he has struggled to forgive her for her affair with Brad; the fact that she is pregnant with his baby has been a constant reminder that she strayed on him before. But he has never stopped loving her.

"This is going to be the start of something great, Trenyce," he whispers to himself. "I know that I have struggled to get over your betrayal, but I do love you. And now that I know that nothing is going between you and Andrew, there is nothing stopping us from being together. Once Cheresa comes home, everything will be perfect."

He pulls out a small black box from his jacket pocket and sees a diamond ring inside it. "I hope that you will say yes, Trey," he continues to whisper to himself. "Because you and I, we are meant to be together. I really believe that."

***

Meanwhile, inside the house, Andrew sits Trenyce down, who is breathing heavily as she is starting to have another panic attack because he revealed to her that Cheresa saw them kissing. Andrew purposely didn't tell her before because this is exactly what he was worried that would happen.

"Okay, Trey," he sits on the sofa. "Please, take some deep breaths. Remember how the doctor told how to do the breaths after your last panic attack?"

Trenyce nods back to him. "Yes," she manages to say as she starts her breathing technique. "I…I…have…to…think…of…my…baby."

"Yes, you do," Andrew tells her. "That's great, you're doing a good job. Don't worry, okay? Everything is going to be okay?"

Trenyce continues breathing but feels water swell in her eyes. "Cheresa….knows…the…about…you…and….me?" she tells him.

"Don't worry about Cheresa," Andrew tries to calm her down. "You and Chris are back together; we can make her understand that it was nothing. Just stay calm, please?"

Trenyce nods back to him. "Thanks…Andrew," she tells him as she continues to breath, until she feels like her panic attack has passed. "I feel better now."

"Really? Let me get you some water. I want to be sure."

"Thanks," Trenyce says as she watches him move away, hoping that he is right: Cheresa won't say anything to anyone about seeing her kiss Andrew. "First, Cheresa has to come home. My daughter has to be found."

The Tower's, Floor Seven; Madeline and Clayton's Condo

Andy slowly moves up to the front door of Madeline's condo and prepares to knock on the door. He knows that it is late but he is hoping to see Clayton because he still can't believe that he and Nicholas went out on a date earlier in the evening. Andy just came from seeing his ex-boyfriend and Nicholas admitted that he did go out with Clayton; Andy feels like they are making this entire situation more complicated and he is hoping to put an end to it.

Clayton opens the door, only wearing some black jogging pants. Andy immediately notices Clayton's toned chest. "Andy? I wasn't expecting you, especially at this hour of the night."

"I know, I'm sorry," Andy shrugs back to him. "Can I come in?"

Clayton moves out of the way so Andy can move into the condo. "I just came from seeing Nicholas; he admitted to me that the two of you went on a date earlier tonight."

Clayton uneasily chuckles back to him. "Uh, yea, we did," he admits to him. "He happened to tell me that you two had broken up and I asked him out."

"You realize how complicated this is, right?" Andy looks back at him. "I mean, we brought you back to Twin Peaks in hopes of helping you! We found out that you are Maddie and Reese's brother…"

"Ah, there it is," Clayton rolls his eyes back to him. "That dreaded 'R' word."

"Reese isn't a word," Andy spits back to him. "Reese was a wonderful man. I loved him so much."

"And, I will never be him, right?"

"No, you won't," Andy replies to him. "You're Clayton…and…"

"And what?" Clayton moves closer to him. "You're attracted to me because I look like Reese?"

Andy doesn't respond. He looks back at Clayton's tone chest and rushes up to him and kisses him passionately. Clayton breaks away from the kiss and then looks back at Andy, before they are kissing one another again, even more passionately then before.

The Richardson Estate; Meggan, Lukas & Donovan's Home

"I wanted to and say that I'm sorry about earlier," Jasper opens the door to the study of the large Richardson mansion that he is living in as he is baby Olly's nanny. He can see Lukas having one final night cap as he looks into the fire in the room. Jasper recalls how they were downstairs after Donovan was brought home from the hospital and he kissed Lukas again. Lukas has told him that they can't kiss, especially with Donovan so close by.

Lukas turns and sees the man that he can't help but be attracted too. "It takes two, I am sorry too."

Jasper moves closer to him. "Just know that I am here for you, Lukas. I am not trying to complicate things for you."

Lukas chuckles back to him. "It is funny because sometimes I think that is exactly what this is; a complication. And right now, my life has enough of those."

"I hear you," Jasper tells him. "Donovan can't walk right now. That's a lot for anyone to take. I just wish I could help you blow off some steam. I think you could use it. I know I could."

Lukas looks back at him. "See, there you go again…"

Jasper smirks back to him. "I won't apologize for being attracted to you," he tells him. "I'm a gay guy with needs, as are you."

Lukas puts his drink down and looks back at Jasper. "Damnit," he whispers as he moves up to Jasper and kisses him passionately.

They part ways and Jasper looks back at him, with lust in his eyes. He turns and moves to the door to close it. "I'm not settling for just a kiss tonight," Jasper comes back to him and kisses him as they fall to the sofa. "I need you, Lukas."

"I need you too," Lukas moans as his lips find Jasper's neck and they continue to slowly undress one another.

The Dockside Storage Lockers

"Okay, so are you're good with the plan?" Robbie asks Greg as they stand outside the Lawson storage locker together. They have discovered that Cheresa is, in fact, inside the locker and Tara is also there. The kidnapper also has a gun, which they saw her pointing at Cheresa. They know that they have to act quickly to save Cheresa before anything bad happens. Robbie, however, had to stop Greg from rushing inside; being a former cop, Robbie has come up with a plan to get Cheresa out of the locker safely.

"Yea, I am," Greg nods back to him. "Thanks for reeling me in earlier. We have to do this properly to ensure no one is hurt."

"The very last thing that I want is for anyone to get hurt," Robbie replies to him. "The fact of the matter is, I've already caused too much pain with this stupid plan of mine."

"I won't argue with that," Greg tells him. "But that is for another time. Right now, the only thing that matters is getting Cheresa back safe and sound."

"Are you ready to do this? The sooner we start, the sooner we can save Cheresa."

"Let's go," Greg nods back to him as they turn and are about to move closer to the door.

Before either of them can move, Kim appears at the other end of the storage locker. There's a long walkway and she rushes up to her husband. She was waiting for him and Greg at Roboto, but once Natasha went home to get some sleep, she knew that she had to come and try to help them save Cheresa. She couldn't just sit back and do nothing.

"Robbie! Greg!" she whispers as she rushes up to them.

"Kim? What the hell are you doing here?" a concerned Robbie asks his wife, who is still coming up to them. "I told you to say at Roboto? This is too dangerous for you to be here!"

"I couldn't just wait around and do nothing, I had to come and help," Kim tells him, as she accidently kicks an empty can on the ground, which creates a loud sound.

All three of them freeze as Robbie puts his finger over his lips to remain silent. But it is too late: the door to the storage locker room fully opens and Tara appears.

"Well, well, well," Tara gets a grin on her face. "What do we have here?"

"Tara," Robbie looks back at her. "We were just coming to see if we could arrange a drop off of the money you requested."

"Save it," Tara rolls her eyes back to him. "I know exactly what is going on, and you won't get away with it. All of you, inside, now," she says as she pulls out her gun and aims at them. "Move!"

The Tower's, The Penthouse; Cory & Leah's Home

"I am stunned," Cory admits to Leah as they sit next to one another on the sofa in the penthouse that they live in together. Leah has returned home and has filled Cory in on the drama that unfolded at Dominick's townhouse earlier in the evening. "So, if I am feeling that way, I can't imagine how you are feeling, Leah."

"I don't know what to think," Leah admits to him as she stands up and moves to the bar. She pours herself a stiff brandy before she turns back to Cory. "If this is true, then I have a monster for a father. Frederick Richardson was not a good man; he did so many evil things and hurt so many people."

"You are nothing like him, Leah," Cory replies to her quickly. "You are your own woman. Don't let this news change you, okay?"

"That's easier said than done," she tells him. "My entire life, it feels like a lie."

Cory pulls her into a hug. "And you know the worst part?" she asks him as he holds her. "Frederick stole his own grandchild when I gave birth in Santa Barbara; maybe that is why he took the child, you know? If he knew the truth, then maybe he raised my child…maybe to be a monster just like him."

"We don't know nothing for sure."

"You're right," Leah nods back to him. "Right now, I feel like I don't know a damn thing."

Twin Peaks General Hospital

Victoria paces back and forth in the waiting room of the hospital. She is grateful that the ambulance got to the cabin quickly. As soon as they arrived at the hospital, Bryce was rushed into emergency surgery. Now, she is just waiting for some information on his status.

"Victoria?" Meggan asks as she rushes into the waiting room, with Daisy behind her. "We got your text and came right over. What is going on?"

"Yea, how and when did you get out Raven's Meadow?" Daisy asks her next, curious about why they were summoned to the hospital.

"That's a long story," Victoria looks back at them. "I needed to see you both. Something has happened; something neither of you will believe."

"What?" Daisy asks her.

"Vinny," Victoria begins to tell them. "He was posing as Brett for over a year. He's the reason I thought I split again; he was drugging me to get revenge for exposing his plan last year."

"My God," Meggan looks back at her in shock. "I am so sorry. How did you find this out? Where is Vinny now?"

Victoria gets more tears in her eyes as she looks back at the two women. "That's the thing," she whispers back to them. "Vinny…he's dead," she reveals to them, as they both gasp out in shock and Daisy puts her hand on her stomach, realizing that the father of her unborn child is, not only a monster, but dead.

Next on One Day at a Time
- Victoria has more shocking information to reveal
- Robbie tries to get the upper hand on Tara
- Andy and Clayton cross a line

 
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