ATWT Transcript Wednesday 3/13/02


As The World Turns Transcript Wednesday 3/13/02

Provided By Linda
Proofread by Gisele

Katie: Mmm. You are the best husband in the entire world.

Simon: Mmm, I know.

Katie: Yes, you always find a way to give me what I want.

Simon: Absolutely. I'm spoiling you to death.

Katie: I know. You should. I deserve it. I'm serious, though. You always find a way to make my dreams come true. First with the wedding, everything that happened there, and then I tell you this silly little dream about us living in an enchanted cottage, and you actually find one in the woods. I can't wait to see it.

Simon: Neither can I.

Katie: Mmm, tell me about it again?

Simon: All right. The real estate agent said it's a beautiful little cottage at the end of a secluded road, with a babbling brook in the back yard.

Katie: Mmm, Snickers is going to love it!

Simon: I'll tell Snickers not to expect perfection. Apparently, it needs a coat of paint, and - what did she say? A few tweaks here and there.

Katie: So what! Painting and tweaking are the best part of making a home a home. We'll run out, we'll get all kinds of different colors of paint and we'll get some takeout food and it'll be a whole adventure.

Simon: That's if you like it when you see it.

Katie: I love it already. Sight unseen, I know it is the perfect place where we're supposed to live.

[Phone rings]

Katie: Hello?

Dahlia: Katie, it's Dahlia. How soon can you see me? I have some news! Some big news! Some huge news!

Katie: Really? Well, actually, I'm at Al's diner right now, but -

Dahlia: Don't move a well-toned muscle. I will be right there.

Katie: Well, Simon and I have plans already.

Dahlia: I'll be there in two shakes. Bye.

Katie: Wait, Dahlia, I - okay.

Katie: That was Dahlia, she says she has something huge to tell me. But, you know what? I'll just write her a note on a little napkin and tell her I can't -

Simon: No, no, no, no. No, here, here. You take care of your business, and then meet me at the cottage when you're free. That's the address.

Katie: Really?

Simon: Yep.

Katie: Mmm. I can't wait! Wait, wait, wait, wait. Our own enchanted little cottage.

Simon: Good luck with Dahlia.

Katie: Thanks. I wonder what she has to tell me?

Simon: Tell me about it later.

Katie: Okay. Bye, babe.

Coed #1: Katie Fraiser? Guys, look who's here! It's Katie!

Katie: Hi.

Jack: I want everyone that you can get on this. You just keep your eyes open and keep me informed.

Cop: All right, I'm on it.

Jack: Thank you.

Jack: I just told the guys we were widening the search for Stenbeck and Hal.

Margo: How'd they take it?

Jack: As long as I don't refer to Hal as a suspect, say his name in the same breath as Stenbeck's, everything's as good as it's gonna get under these circumstances.

Margo: You know, if I don't report the Chief of Detectives and Stenbeck is missing to the Commissioner, and the press gets wind of this -

Jack: We'll buckle down, we'll pull in a little overtime.

Margo: No, we won't. You will go home and get some rest.

Jack: These pain killers are a wonderful thing, Margo. I'm fine.

Margo: Jack, you're about to drop over.

Jack: Is that - is that for me?

Margo: No, Jack, it's - it's about Julia.

Jack: Anything I need to know?

Margo: Barbara, I guess you should hear this, too. We have a reported sighting of Julia Snyder.

Jack: Where was she?

Margo: A service station outside of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. The attendant there I.D.'d her photo. She was traveling in a van west with a bunch of deadheads.

Barbara: God help them.

Margo: Well, at least she's out of the vicinity and not an immediate danger to either one of you.

Barbara: Thank goodness for that.

Jack: You about ready to check out of this lousy hotel?

Barbara: For as long as the courts will allow. Unless --

Margo: The bail hearing has been postponed once again until we get Stenbeck in custody. In the meantime, I've got a squad car patrolling the area around Lisa's place, so you'll be safe.

Barbara: And should I decide not to impose on Lisa's hospitality?

Margo: You're more than welcome to stay here, courtesy of the Oakdale P.D. But, Barbara, if you go back to Fairwinds, I can't guarantee your safety.

Paul: Hey, mom, are you ready to go?

Barbara: Well, you came for me. I'll get my things.

Paul: You know what? Mom, I don't want to rush you, but I don't have much time. So -

Barbara: It's Rose, isn't it? Is she home safe and sound?

Paul: Any minute.

Lucinda: Okay.

[Lucinda laughs]

Lily: Rose? Are you all right?

Lucinda: Are you feeling wobbly again, dear?

Lily: Are you going to faint again?

Rose: I'm fine.

Lucinda: Come on. Come on, darling. We're gonna get back in the car, and I'm getting you to the hospital.

Rose: I'm okay.

Lucinda: I'll get you there in two minutes. Right now.

Rose: No.

Lily: Are you sure?

Rose: Yeah. I am so fine, it should be illegal. I'm just - I was just so afraid, you know, I was never gonna see this place again-home. I just kept telling myself, "Fight. Just hold on a little longer," and I would get home to this place.

Lily: And you made it.

Lucinda: Well, I knew I couldn't get rid of her that easily. Honey. Honey.

Lily: Welcome home, Rose.

Lucinda: Welcome home, indeed. Come on. Come on.

Rose: Look at all of you. Oh, my gosh. Come here! Come here! Give me a hug. Oh, I missed ya. Oh, I missed ya so much! Oh, hold me tight. Tighter! Tighter! Don't let me go! Come here, you two. Don't you let me go.

Lily: We'll never let you go again, Rose.

Rose: It feels so good to be home.

Emma: Oh, thank God you're safe. Oh, we were so worried about you.

Rose: You're not the only ones.

Holden: How're you feeling?

Rose: Happy. Like, on top of the world, you know? I dreamt about this a million times - being here. But this is even better than I ever dreamed. And that banner that you made me, that's goin' on the wall in my room.

Luke: You really like it?

Rose: Like it? I love it. I love it. I love it. And I love all of you. And I go away for a little while, look at you. You get taller, and Faith gets prettier. And you're all beautiful. So beautiful.

Luke: Not me!

Rose: Yes, you.

[Laughter] You're beautiful. You are. Hey, what are you doing home from school today?

Holden: It's a holiday, right?

Rose: Since when?

Luke: Since you came home. It's a holiday for all of us.

Lily: All the people you want to see and none of the people you don't want to see. So, it's just family and friends. And the rest of the people will have to wait.

Emma: So it's just us for now. Just for now. Well now, you know me, I'm just dying to feed you. So don't keep me in suspense. What would you like to eat?

Rose: Oh, wow. I haven't even thought about real food. I'm not - I'm not hungry.

Emma: Well, what else can we do for you?

Lily: What is it that you want more than anything?

Rose: I want to be where I am right now. It's perfect. But then I want a bath. A plain bath. You know, no bubbles, no whirlpool, no soothing music. Just a bath. And maybe some mascara, makeup, some lipstick and some perfume. And when I'm almost spectacular, please bring me Paul Ryan on a silver platter.

Katie: Yeah, I'm Katie Frasier. How do you know? And why do you care?

Coed #2: You're fantastic!

Coed #3: Where did you get all those hunky firemen?

Katie: Oh! Whoa, wait. You've seen my video? Where?

Coed #1: Everybody has it.

Katie: Really? 'Cause it hasn't even come out on the market yet.

Coed #3: It's the hottest thing on campus.

Coed #2: It's perfect for putting a stop to, you know, the Freshman 15.

Coed #1: Those 15 pounds you gain that first year of college.

Katie: Yeah, I know.

Coed #3: It's awesome! The music, the moves.

All: The men!

Dahlia: Don't tell me this is your fan club.

Katie: Well, I don't know what this is.

Dahlia: Well, I'm the producer of Katie Frasier's All New "Butt-Bustin' Workout." So, I take it you like the tape?

Coed #2: We love it. You rock, Katie.

Katie: Thank you.

Dahlia: Well, listen, if you don't mind, I need to borrow the star for a minute.

Katie: Well, guys, it was so nice to meet you. Thanks for your input.

Katie: And tell me that you know something about this. And tell me that you're upset because somebody's bootlegging it already.

Dahlia: Can you believe it? We did it.

Katie: Did what?

Dahlia: The production company in Chicago?

Katie: Yeah.

Dahlia: They decided to test market the video statewide on college campuses. Coeds from Northwestern to Oakdale U. have seen it, and they love it. And as you've just seen, they are wild about Katie Frasier.

Katie: Are you serious?

Dahlia: What more proof do you need? Your "Butt-Bustin'" tape is flying off the shelves. The firemen are, and I quote, "sizzling." And the consensus is, your energy and attitude make Denise Austin look like she needs some caffeine.

Katie: This is like a dream.

Dahlia: Well, it gets even better, Katie. We are getting flooded with calls from bookstores, from video stores. has a massive number of hits and growing by the second. Everyone wants a copy of your workout.

Katie: Okay, so this isn't a joke?

Dahlia: This is your life, Katie Frasier.

Katie: Oh, my God!

Dahlia: The next step is we go nationwide. I'm gonna launch a major publicity campaign. You are the toast of the fitness world. Fast forward a few months, and we are so rich that you need to add an ivory tower to your castle just to get some time to yourself.

Katie: My castle?

Dahlia: Well, of course, a castle. What else would a woman of your impending wealth call home? What, you have a problem with the lap of luxury?

Katie: Well, I just - my castle is more in the form of a sweet, little cottage in the woods. Simon just found it for us, and I would not trade it for anything.

[Dahlia laughing]

Margo: Simon?

Simon: Yes.

Margo: Would you tell this man to get out of here, get something to eat, get some rest?

Simon: Get out of here, get something to eat, get some rest. What else?

Margo: Yes, please come back when you're of some use to me.

Simon: Come back soon.

Margo: Please, just go. Go anywhere. Go home. Go away. Go home.

Jack: Call me if there's any news on Hal, all right?

Margo: Sure, yeah.

Jack: And the second that Rose D'Angelo sets foot in the states, I wanna be there when you question her.

Margo: Sleep tight, Jack.

Jack: Simon.

Simon: Jack.

Margo: Man, getting that guy to take some down time is like herding cats. He hasn't slept anyplace where he's felt safe in the couple of days. So listen - if he crashes, Simon, you're gonna have to take up the slack.

Simon: Well, is there something I should know about?

Margo: Well, I didn't wanna say this with Jack here, 'cause he never would've left.

Simon: What?

Margo: Rose D'Angelo is already back in town. I'm gonna question her this afternoon.

Simon: So how is she? How are the other - where was she?

Margo: I don't know. I'll have answers to all of these questions and more in a few hours now.

Barbara: So, Rose is going to call you when she gets to Lily's?

Paul: That's the plan.

Barbara: Well, you didn't have to come down here to pick me up, today of all days.

Paul: It's all right.

Barbara: You look so happy. I am happy to see you look like this. I want you to know that over the last few days, I have prayed for Rose's safe return to you. I hope you believe that.

Paul: Do you have the key to Lisa's house?

Barbara: I was thinking that maybe I could stop by and see Will.

Paul: That's not a good idea.

Barbara: Well, then, I think I'll go to Fairwinds.

Paul: You can't go there, mom. Not with Julia on the loose and James still missing.

Barbara: Margo just got word that Julia is far, far away. And as for your father, I don't think he's in any condition to hurt anyone.

Paul: Fine. Suit yourself, it's your life. You ready?

Barbara: Ready. Margo, we're leaving.

Margo: Oh, great. Let me know if you hear anything about Stenbeck. All right?

Barbara: Of course.

Margo: Hal is - is not feeling too well, so he's taken himself off the case. You can contact me directly.

Barbara: He seemed rather tense last night. I hope he's all right.

Margo: Yes, I hope so, too. Anyhow, you take care of yourself.

Paul: See you, Margo.

Margo: Let me know if you see Hal, the second you see him.

Simon: Is that true? Hal's no longer pursuing Stenbeck's connection to the kidnapping? I thought he'd do anything to bring this guy to justice.

Margo: Hal has taken Stenbeck out of the hospital. He's been hiding away. He's protecting him. And now he's moved him again, and we have no idea where.

Simon: That's unbelievable.

Margo: Yeah, pretty unbelievable. Stenbeck's in a coma. He's in shock. Stenbeck is gone. He's just gone! Before we can get him back under a doctor's supervision and help-the help that he so desperately needs - he's vanished. If we don't find Stenbeck, he's gonna die.

Simon: Yeah. And everything he knows about Emily and Carly will die with him. What can I do to help?

Margo: I just need you to stay available. I mean, with Jack out of commission, I need you more than ever.

Simon: Absolutely, absolutely. Look, I've got something special planned for Katie, but after that, I'm all yours.

Margo: All right. I'll be in touch.

Simon: All right.

Craig: Simon!

Simon: Gotta run, Craig.

Craig: Margo! Just back from Belgium with Rose D'Angelo. Now we have to find Carly and Emily and bring them home.

Margo: Craig, the search for Carly and Emily is official business. You are not an official.

Craig: Well, that's a mere technicality, Margo.

Margo: Would you please just tell me what you know about Rose D'Angelo? And then I'll let you leave.

Craig: Well, what I know from Rose isn't much. She and Carly and Emily were being held some place in the mountains. Apparently some place dressed up to look like a spa.

Margo: Wait, did you say "spa"?

Craig: Yeah, "spa." She was kind of out of it on the plane. Kind of tough to follow. She was saying things like, "Blue Drinks," "Woo-Woo steam," "Transitional Room" "Levels."

Margo: Man, that sounds like a cult.

Craig: Maybe. And maybe Rose will make more sense now that she's home. But all I know is Carly and Emily are out there somewhere. Alps, Pyrenees maybe. Unless we find out everything Rose knows, we're not gonna see Carly again.

Margo: Well, I'm questioning Rose later today.

Craig: Where's Jack? Does he know about this?

Margo: Just leave Jack out of this! He's - he's busy.

Craig: Doing what? Gathering dust behind a desk somewhere? I'll go find him.

Margo: No, Craig, you won't! Believe it or not, you're not Jack's partner. You're not Starsky and Hutch. This is police business! Would you just leave Jack alone?

Craig: Well, Jack's a hound, Margo. Once he gets a whiff Rose is back, he'll be right back into action.

Margo: No he won't, because he's home resting. And if you go anywhere near him, Craig, I have enough evidence to bring charges against you. And I can make them stick.

Craig: What charges?

Margo: Try me.

Craig: All right. Fine, you won't catch me disturbing Jack's siesta. But when you question Rose --

Margo: No, no. I'm not gonna give you any information. I'm not gonna give you any leads. And I'm not gonna talk to you anymore. Good-bye, Craig.

Craig: Okay. Like I said, you won't catch me disturbing Jack.

[Mitzi singing]

Jack: Hey, Mitzi!

Mitzi: Jack! Oh! It's so good to see you back on your feet!

Jack: Oh, yeah. Likewise, believe me.

Mitzi: Oh, it's good to be alive, too, huh?

Jack: Yeah.

Mitzi: I mean, I didn't know what that maniac was gonna do next. That was one scary head case.

Jack: Yeah, I am - I'm never gonna be able to tell you how sorry I am that you had to get involved in that.

Mitzi: I've had worse nights in Atlantic City. I'll get over it. I heard about what she tried to do with the drowning and everything. I raced over to the hospital, but you already checked yourself out.

Jack: I couldn't get any work done over there.

Mitzi: Well, you're not gonna get any done here, either. Come with me.

Jack: Wha - the place looks terrific.

Mitzi: Well, I cleaned up a little bit. Lighted a few scented candles, aired the place out a little bit. Got rid of all the bad Julia vibes. And I went shopping and made you something to eat.

Jack: Oh, you are an angel.

Mitzi: So I want you to drink up. Plenty of this juice. Eat some of this food, and then you're going to sleep.

Jack: What was that song you were singing before?

Mitzi: Oh, that? That was a silly little song I used to know.

Jack: I guess it's good to be home after all. Actually, it's - it's kind of like

Mitzi: Kind of what?

Rose: This coffeecake is like - Oh!

Emma: I knew you would change your mind about being hungry.

Rose: Are you kidding me? I dreamed about this coffeecake when I was in that - that terrible place. Nothin' but liquid diets around there. Hey, everybody, you better eat this, or else I'm gonna gobble it up myself.

Emma: When you stayed at the farm, I'd make one of these for breakfast, and it'd be gone by dinner.

Rose: Yeah, all sweets under lock and key. No midnight snacks for this Rose. That spa was sugar-free, so -

Luke: Where were you anyway, Aunt Rose? What country? It wasn't Malta, was it?

Rose: No, it was too cold for that. But you know what? I don't know. I have no idea where I was.

Lucinda: Sweetheart, you think you could - could you get, please, get grandma's specs and put hem in her handbag? Thank you.

Luke: I'll get it.

Lucinda: Hey, we're trying to not encourage questions, because she was really upset, terribly upset on the plane.

Rose: I'm okay. I'm all right now. It's just that Craig-he was the one that got me very upset.

Emma: What did he say?

Rose: He blamed me for surviving and leaving Carly and Emily behind, and then told me that I didn't care what happened to them.

Lucinda: Why any of us have to listen to him say anything, I don't know.

Rose: Even the old Rose, even she would've cared. Because you know what? I was there with them. I went through everything with them. I tried to survive with them. I saw how horrible it was. And I - I am - I do care what happens to them. I do care!

Lily: We know you do.

Rose: We gotta find them, everybody! We gotta find them! Okay? I promised them.

Holden: Rose, you need to get some rest first. And then what we'll do is, we'll call Margo, we'll get her over here, and then we'll get the ball rolling.

Lily: Rose, you wanna split a muffin?

Rose: Emma's muffins? Yeah. I'll have two.

Lily: Is your face feeling warm again?

Rose: It's worse now. It hurts so much. It's like oh - it's on fire.

Lily: You want me to get you some moisturizer upstairs?

Rose: I'm not even nervous with Paul. You know? I don't know why. I've been thinking about this forever. You know, this reunion. And why am I gettin' like this? It's-why am I so worried something's gonna go wrong?

Lily: Why don't you call him? You know where the phone is.

Paul: Well, the gardener says things have been quiet around here.

Barbara: That's good.

Paul: Well, do want me to check things before I go?

Barbara: No, no. That's not your job, Paul.

Paul: All right. Well, I'll see you.

Barbara: Will you?

Paul: We still work together.

Barbara: And business is thriving. Thanks to your tender, loving care. Have I ever told you how much I admire you?

Paul: You know, mom, if this is a new guilt trip, I -

Barbara: You're furious with me. You don't wanna be anywhere near me, and yet you make sure that I get home. You drive me here. You see that I'm safe. You try to reassure me. And when I was that angry, I became like James. I wanted those women gone. He offered to help. I was so weak.

Paul: Mom? You know what, mom? Mom, let's - let's not do this. I have to go. I really need to go see Rose.

Barbara: Paul, you are so lucky you're not like either of your parents. You're the kind of person I'd like to be one day. How do you do it?

[Cell phone rings]

Paul: Hello?

Rose: It's me. Whatever it is you're doing right now - stop.

Paul: Hey, beautiful. You at Lily's?

Rose: Yes, I am. Waiting for you.

Paul: Give me five minutes.

Rose: You know what? Make it 30. It'll give me a chance to make it worth your wait.

Paul: Sweetheart, I think I've been waiting long enough.

Rose: It's been a long time for me, too.

Paul: If you only knew what your voice is doing to me right now.

Rose: I can't wait to see you either.

Paul: Bye, sweetheart.

Paul: Gotta go.

Barbara: Of course. And maybe you can come back and we can talk later.

Paul: Mom, I'm not sure there's anything left to be said. You take care of yourself.

Katie: All I really want in the end is Simon and a life in our beautiful, little cottage. And if you can't understand that, then maybe we shouldn't be in business together.

Dahlia: Where's all this coming from?

Katie: From the heart.

Dahlia: The last I heard, you were worried Simon lied about his dead wife.

Katie: No, you were worried about that. Not me. I love Simon.

Dahlia: And you trust him.

Katie: Yeah.

Dahlia: Listen, I don't have a problem with you being happily married, Katie, as long as it doesn't drain your natural ambition. Now, I thought I was hooking my wagon to a rising star. Not to a happy homemaker who's gonna lose interest in our project because she's too busy picking out wallpaper.

Katie: I beg your pardon?

Dahlia: Look, I thought of you as the golden girl from WOAK who landed on her feet in a penthouse on top of the world-

Katie: Mm-hmm.

Dahlia: Now, all you want is some fixer-upper in the sticks?

Katie: That is not all I want, Dahlia.

Dahlia: Well, why start small when you can live in style?

Katie: I don't know. I guess it's part of being a newlywed. Yeah, I wanna get my hands dirty. I wanna go out and pick out wallpaper and paint and carpet and work in my garden. Okay? But that doesn't mean that I can't give 100% to our video. I am the best multi-tasker that I know.

Dahlia: Well, I hope you're right, Katie. For both our sakes. Because you are being groomed for something very special here. And I would hate to see you let it slip through your fingers because you're afraid to tell your husband what you really want. If this cottage is more about him than it is about you - listen, I'm a producer. I have to ask the tough questions.

Katie: Yeah, you work hard for the money, Dahlia. I think you're working a little too hard.

Dahlia: Well, you know what? The other part keeps you happy and healthy. And with all the TV spots and the interviews and the infomercials, you're gonna need all of the energy you have in reserve.

Katie: And I'll give it all to you. And I can't wait. But, in the meantime, I have a date with my husband, Simon, at our enchanted, little cottage. So, see you soon. Bye. Bye, ladies.

Dahlia: Good luck.

Realtor: You won't find many places like this on the market.

Simon: Yeah, well, that's a good thing.

Realtor: I know what you're thinking.

Simon: No. No, I don't think so. No, you haven't got the slightest idea what I'm thinking.

Realtor: It's a charming little cottage with tons of possibilities. For a young family on a budget, this place is perfect. It's rustic.

Simon: "Rustic." "Rustic?" Is that real estate for "Run down."

Realtor: Use your imagination, Mr. Frasier.

Simon: You know, it's hard to get romantic when half the wall is missing.

Realtor: And that's why we call it a "Handyman's special."

Simon: Okay, no more lines here. I got enough money to buy the place, not rebuild it.

Realtor: Well, I do have some other houses I could show you.

Simon: Other houses, "Other houses?" Cottages? In the woods?

Realtor: In that category, this is it. But, before you make up your mind, take a look around, and let me know what you think.

Simon: Oh, boy. Well, Katie, I'm sorry. I tried.

[Door creaking]

Katie: Simon? Simon, you better be here, because if not, I'm leaving.

[Simon comes out behind a plastic curtain, scaring Katie]

[Katie screams] I'm leaving, I'm leaving!

Simon: It's all right, it's all right. It's me, it's me!

Katie: Simon?

Simon: Yeah, who'd you expect? That Bob Villa guy?

Katie: Oh, I'm gonna kill you!

Simon: Why? What'd I do?

Katie: You scared me half to death!

Simon: Oh, I'm so sorry! Come here.

Katie: What did you do? Bring me to this place to scare me and cover me in filth? Didn't you hear me calling you?

Simon: No, I was out back.

Katie: Oh, there's an outback out back?

Simon: Well, it's kind of like the "out front," only with no poison ivy and dead trees. Come take a look.

Katie: Oh, no, that's okay. I've seen enough. Let's go.

Simon: Before you hate it?

Katie: Uh, a little too late for that.

Simon: Just wait. There's something I want to show you.

[Knock on door]

Craig: Mitzi -

Mitzi: Go away!

Craig: Why should I?

Mitzi: Try calling next time.

Craig: I did. It was unplugged.

Mitzi: Because after spending his nights in the clutches of a complete maniac, Jack's finally gettin' some sleep.

Craig: Well, not any more. Jack, up and at 'em! You can sleep when you're dead!

Jack: What's wrong with you.

Mitzi: Look, you need your head examined.

Craig: Rise and shine, lad!

Jack: What now, Montgomery? You want me to fix a parking ticket?

Craig: Rose D'Angelo's back in Oakdale.

Mitzi: Rose? Rose is okay?

Jack: I'm sorry, Mitzi, I thought you knew. I also thought it'd take longer for her to get out of Belgium.

Mitzi: Belgium? That's where she was?

Craig: Yeah, well, she's back here now, but Emily and Carly are still missing and we've got to find them.

Jack: Yeah, and I'm the one who should have been on that plane, Montgomery.

Craig: Do you want to quibble, or do you want to find Carly?

Jack: Why can't we do both?

Craig: Then let's go.

Lily: Good night, all.

Lucinda: Good night.

Emma: Bye, sweethearts.

Holden: Bye, Emma.

Lily: Thank you.

Lucinda: Good bye, my darling. Thank you.

Lily: What?

Lucinda: Oh, "What?"

Lily: What is it? What?

Lucinda: Your wife - her usual magic - with the officious official in Brussels. If it hadn't been for her, we'd probably still be on the tarmac snipping the red tape.

Lily: Oh, what are sisters for, huh?

Lucinda: Yeah, darling.

Lily: I'll call you -

Lucinda: All right.

Lily: Let you know.

Lucinda: You're such a good woman. You are. Really.

Lily: I can't believe it. Rose is here! She's home. If I want to talk to her, I just yell. If I want to hug her, I just open up my arms. I can't believe it. I'm so relieved.

Holden: Well, I'll tell you. I felt the same way when I saw you walk through that door.

Lily: You missed me?

Holden: I was so worried about you, every minute that you were away. With the world the way it is and the missing persons list in this town - I didn't know what the heck was gonna happen to you.

Lily: I'm okay. Now, go.

Holden: Go?

Lily: Yes.

Holden: Go?

Lily: Well, Paul - Paul Ryan's gonna be here any minute and we're gonna be, like, crowding them.

Holden: I was thinking maybe we could go upstairs and -

Lily: No!

Holden: -- Crowd each other.

Lily: No, Paul is gonna come here and he's gonna walk in the door, and see Rose after all these months, and they're gonna pick up where they left off and forget about James Stenbeck and Vince O'Malley, and they're gonna be better than when she left. They're gonna be so happy.

Holden: Almost like our story.

Lily: I like ours better. Rose's heart must be beating so fast right now. I can't wait to see her face when she sees Paul.

Rose: No. Can't be. What's happened to me?

Simon: Okay. Now that you've seen the lay of the land, what do you think?

Katie: Honestly?

Simon: Yeah, yep. Shoot from the hip.

Katie: Well, the ceiling is stained, which means the roof leaks. The floor in the kitchen is slanted. That stove is at least 50 years old. And I don't even want to think what's wrong with the plumbing and wiring -

Simon: Okay, shh. Shh.

Katie: What?

Simon: Just listen. Listen. At least it sounds enchanted.

Katie: Yeah, it sounds beautiful, but -

Simon: But - but you hate it.

Katie: Don't you? This place looks like it should be condemned.

Simon: No, no, no. Look, I know it's not exactly what you wanted.

Katie: No, I wanted - I wanted a sweet little cottage that needed maybe a coat of paint, and a willow tree outside, and some swans for the pond - and us. You know, our special little castle.

Simon: Okay, all right. Castle? Ah, it's a bit delusional. But it beats living next door to Burt's Garage, right?

Katie: You think?

Simon: Yeah - and being permanent freeloaders at Craig's place. Katie, our own little cottage at the end of a country road, equipped with its own pond, and all the privacy we want --

Katie: And since your inheritance is off-limits, it's pretty much all we can afford.

Simon: Ouch. Is that a hint of bitterness I detect?

Katie: You only detected a hint? Simon, I said that we should get an enchanted little cottage. I think maybe you heard me say "Infected little cottage," 'cause this is nothing like I had in mind.

Simon: Listen, the real estate agent said buying a place is like falling in love.

Katie: Oh, yeah, of course she did, 'cause she wanted to sell you this -

Simon: No, no, after being here for a few minutes, I know exactly what she's saying.

Katie: Oh, no, no. You're not even gonna compare me to this dilapidated place.

Simon: No, no. Look -- I didn't fall in love with you overnight, right? I didn't fall in love with you just because you're beautiful and everything is in complete, perfect working order. I fell in love with you over time, because I learned what makes you tick, what makes you smile, what puts a fire underneath you. It took a little work, but I know more about you than any man will ever know. And I look at you and I don't see a million things I want to fix. I see a million things that I love. And I see our future. I see our future. Listen, listen, look - a Christmas tree, right there in the corner - you and me curled up here on the couch in front of the fire in winter. Come on, what do you think?

Katie: Well, I think that maybe if we finished knocking down that wall and maybe put in a window here so we could see the pond outside -

Simon: Is that a "yes?"

Katie: It's a - it's a dream come true - in progress.

Simon: I knew you would love it!

Katie: I love you! And this place - will grow on me, eventually.

Mitzi: I knew she'd make it back alive. I just knew it!

Jack: Where was she being held, Craig?

Craig: Well, it's like some spa in the mountains some place. She doesn't know the exact location.

Jack: Are Carly and Emily being held there, as well?

Craig: I hope so. But I can't get any more out of Rose. Maybe you can. But you gotta get over there now.

Jack: I can't believe she doesn't know what town or country she was in.

Mitzi: How could they not know where they-

Craig: She was drugged. They put her in a coffin. They buried her alive. She only escaped at the last second and got out to us. And you know, Jack - the last time she saw Carly, Carly was all wrapped up like a mummy, begging Rose for help.

Jack: Let's go see Rose.

Craig: Yeah.

Rose: Lily?

Lily: I'm down here.

Rose: You alone?

Lily: Yes. Everybody went over to Emma's. It's a good thing, too, 'cause Luke was about to take out his baseball cards to show everybody. And then Faith would've plopped down in the middle of the living room and been the center of attention. Then, I'd never be your matron of honor at your wedding, never get any nieces and nephews or - how was your bath? Plain, as you wanted, I hope.

Rose: Lily -

Lily: What is it? Is something wrong?

Rose: Yeah. Something's very wrong.

Lily: Oh my God, Rose! What did they do to you? Oh, no. Oh, no.

Rose: What's happening to me?


Paul: Rose? It's me! Come and get it. Hey, Rose, get down here and open up this door. I can't wait to see that beautiful face of yours.

[Door slams]

Barbara: Paul? Paul? Who's there? Julia? Julia, is that you? I know someone is here. Who's there? What are you doing here?

Hal: I'm in trouble, Barbara. I need you.

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