ATWT Transcript Monday 4/22/02


As The World Turns Transcript Monday 4/22/02

Provided by Linda
Proofread by Gisele

Abigail: I've been praying for this to happen for weeks. I almost gave up hope that I'd remember, but then you showed up and it all came back to me. You did it.

Mary: You're babbling, Abigail. You don't know what you're talking about.

Abigail: No, you came in after Nick hit me and I was on the floor. And you touched my face, and then you argued with him.

Mary: So? So you're telling me something I know already.

Abigail: You were furious because you found the plane ticket. I saw it in your hand! You thought he was gonna take you away with him, but there was only one ticket!

Mary: Your lawyer told you to say that, didn't he? Well, it's not gonna work. Because when I go back on the stand, I'm gonna testify in open court how delusional you are.

Abigail: But you won't be on the stand. I will. And I swear to tell the truth - the whole truth. That there was only one ticket! That he was ditching you and you begged him not to. You said that you loved him, but he never loved you.

Mary: Shut up, Abigail! Shut up, or you're gonna get yourself into trouble.

Abigail: Nick not only double-crossed you, he broke your heart. And you felt like a fool! And you were hurt, and you were angry. And when Nick's back was turned, you picked up that music box!

Mary: How?! How, Abigail? 'Cause it was in your hands.

Abigail: Oh, my God. Nick - you killed him. You killed Nick.

Mary: No, you did.

Abigail: What?

Mary: You did.

Abigail: No, no, I didn't. Stop it.

Mary: You did. You killed him. You did it.

Abigail: No, stop it.

Mary: See that? Nick Scudder's blood!

Abigail: Get away from me!

Mary: Yes, all because of you!

Abigail: No, no.

Mary: After everything you did, all the terrible things that he said to you, you're trying to tell me that you didn't hate him enough to murder him?

Abigail: No, no!

Mary: You're sitting there, just sitting there in his blood. You're prints are on the murder weapon.

Abigail: No, no, stop it!

Mary: You killed him, Abigail, didn't you?

Abigail: No, I didn't! No, no!

Mary: I saw you! Just like I did, and in the end, he treated you like garbage. I saw you do it, Abigail! You did it. I saw you, Abigail. You did it!

Abigail: I finally see it. You were trying to put the music box into my hands. You were trying to frame me.

Mary: I thought your brain was scrambled for good, Abigail. I guess Nick didn't hit you hard enough.

Abigail: So you're admitting it? You're admitting that you killed Nick?!

Mary: Fine. I killed Nick Scudder, the love of both of our lives. I'm not even sure that I'm proud of it. But considering the way he treated me -

Abigail: You were gonna have me take the fall for it, and you didn't care. You don't even care now. You don't even feel guilty.

Mary: Who wants to do time for murder? Not me. Now, I would've taken this secret to my grave. Although, it's not much of a secret anymore.

Abigail: I'm gonna find Margo and I'm gonna find Jessica. I'm gonna tell everyone who'll listen to me!

Mary: No, no, no. See, nobody cares about the gospel according to Abigail Williams. The truth doesn't matter anymore. It's too late for you - not for me.

Lily: I'll let you know if Abigail calls or shows up.

Holden: I have no idea where she could be. I never should've let her leave that courthouse by herself in the first place.

Lily: Well, you thought she needed some space. And why wouldn't she? She had fallen apart on the stand. She's under a tremendous amount of pressure for an 18-year-old.

Holden: I'm not so sure I helped with that. Maybe we pushed her too hard to try and get her memory back. This therapy with Dr. Michaels, it was supposed to be cutting - edge stuff. But now she's more confused than she ever was.

Lily: No one pushed Abigail to do that. She wanted to do that. And I still think it will trigger something.

Holden: Well, in the meantime, Molly and I need to figure out where she is.

Lily: So where are you gonna look?

Holden: I don't know. Maybe she's out at the farm. Maybe she decided to go take a ride.

Lily: Let me call over there. Aaron's there. He'll tell me if she's there or not.

Holden: Good luck getting a complete sentence out of him.

Lily: "Yes" or "no"? I think he can handle that.

Holden: I shouldn't say that. But he's just one frustration on top of another right now.

Lily: It's normal. A turf war between the father and the son. You give a little, he'll give a little. Okay?

Holden: We'll see.

[Doorbell rings]

Lily: Okay. I'll call Emma. You get the door, please.

Holden: Okay.

Mitzi: Hi, Holden.

Holden: Mitzi!

Mitzi: I came to see Rose. Is she around?

Holden: Yeah, come on in. Rose? Mitzi's here!

Mitzi: I always liked being announced.

Holden: I gotta go. It's good to see you.

Mitzi: See ya.

Rose: You came!

Mitzi: You call, I come running. So good news, I hope. They find that creepy doctor who messed around with your face?

Rose: No, not yet. But --

Mitzi: That Stenbeck nut job?

Rose: No, not him, either.

Mitzi: They got a cure for you?

Rose: No! Could you stop talkin' for like a second and look at what's in front of you? Notice anything different?

Mitzi: Are you feeling okay, Rose?

Rose: I'm fine, I'm fine, except for my hands.

Mitzi: Your hand?

Rose: It's a little heavy. I'm really having a hard time lifting that particular finger.

Mitzi: Oh, my God! Where are my shades? That rock is blinding me! Oh! Rose, Paul popped the question?

Rose: Yes. Yeah, he did, he did, he did!

Bob: Part of the process of brainwashing is the use of a specific playing card that promotes the post-hypnotic suggestions that Stenbeck would give Hal.

Margo: The King of Spades.

Dr. Michaels: What's disturbing is that Hal drew that so recently.

Margo: Why? Do you think that Stenbeck might still be controlling him?

Dr. Michaels: We have to consider it.

Bob: It would really be remarkable that he could fool so many people. We thought he was making such good recovery.

Margo: Well, it wouldn't be the first time a disturbed person has pretended to be okay in order to get discharged. But do you really think that Hal could revert completely back to being Stenbeck's guard dog?

Dr. Michaels: When Hal was admitted to the hospital, he was in a state where James Stenbeck could have made him do anything.

Margo: Even kill his friend and his partner. Okay, I gotta warn Jack.

Jack: Stenbeck! Where are you?

Barbara: James?!

Jack: We had a deal! I'm handing Barbara over on a silver platter. Now hand over Carly and Emily so we can be done with this! Stenbeck!

Hal: Jack - it's the only place left to try. What do you say? Should we make like good little rats and jump into the maze?

Jack: I'm sure that's what James wants us to do.

Hal: Well, it's either that or stand out here all night.

Barbara: Finally, a reflection of who I am now.

Jack: Barbara, what are you doing?

Barbara: Just looking at what I've become. But I didn't need a funhouse mirror to show me that.

Jack: You're here trying to right some of those wrongs, Barbara?

Barbara: You almost sound as if you have hope for me, Jack.

Jack: I do.

Barbara: Let it go. Now that I'm here, let me do what I've wanted to do all along. I will go to James, and Carly will come back to you and Emily will -

Jack: No, no, forget it. You're simply a decoy to flush out Stenbeck so Hal and I can grab him. You just play the part until Emily and Carly are safe. We are not gonna change the game plan now. Hal, you with us?

Hal: Of course I'm with you. What else would I be?

[Stenbeck laughing]

Jack: Okay, down the rabbit hole.

Margo: I keep getting "no service" on Jack's cell. He didn't say where they were headed. I can't even warn the FBI where to go!

Bob: The FBI? We're not even sure that he's still under the influence of Stenbeck.

Margo: If he is, Jack is walking into this blind.

Bob: We don't know when he drew this picture. Isn't that a crucial factor?

Dr. Michaels: Well, it could be a remnant from the therapy we did when he was first admitted, but I-I think if that were the case, it would have been discovered sooner.

Margo: Why did Hal draw the picture? Why did he keep it? Why did he hide it under his mattress? I mean, I'm sorry. I hate to leap to the worst possible conclusion here, but it's my job. I gotta prepare for the worst.

[Stenbeck laughing]

Jack: Stenbeck?!

Barbara: Where's that coming from?

Jack: Over there. Time to come out of hiding, James! That is, if you still have the nerve.

[Stenbeck laughing]

Jack: It's coming from over there now.

Hal: There's a Hallway leading away from here. It's coming from down there. I'll go check it out. There must be a trap down there somewhere. I don't want Barbara falling into it.

Jack: Hal, let me -

Hal: I'll be careful, Jack.

Jack: Hal!

Hal: I'll be careful.

Barbara: Hal! Where are you?

Jack: Hal!

Barbara: Are you all right?

Jack: Hang on, buddy. I'm coming.

James: Hello, Hal!

Hal: Never thought you'd see me again, did you?

James: On the contrary, Hal. I've been looking forward to our reunion. I'm feeling very festive, Hal. Very festive. Festive. You like my costume? You like it?

Hal: Why are you doing this?

James: I've often wondered, Hal. Why do little children fear clowns? Is it joy, fear, terror? What is it, fear? What do you think, Hal? What do you think? What do you think?

Hal: I'm not afraid of you.

James: No. No reason you should be afraid of me. As long as you remember why you're here.

Molly: Abigail didn't come back here, did she?

Tom: No, she hasn't been here.

Adam: I thought she went home.

Molly: The bailiff said that she left here with some guy.

Adam: Who?

Molly: The bailiff didn't recognize him from court.

Adam: Well, did he say that it looked like she was being forced to leave?

Molly: No. No. But who could it be?

Adam: We should call mom.

Tom: Well, wait, wait, wait, wait. Let's just think for a minute. Just because the bailiff didn't recognize this person doesn't mean that Abigail didn't know him.

Adam: Yeah, but it also doesn't mean that this person couldn't be a friend of Mary Mennihan's.

Molly: Oh, Adam, please tell me she could have gone off with somebody from school.

Adam: Well - you know. I don't know. I'll ask around, but I know some places she might have gone to. And I'm gonna go to each one until I find her. All right?

Tom: There's no reason to assume that Abigail is in any kind of danger.

Molly: How can I assume she's not, Tom? From the minute Abigail met Nick Scudder, she's been like a sponge soaking up one bad break after another. And after what happened in court today - what if -

Tom: What?

Molly: What if Abigail starts losing hope and tries to hurt herself or something?

Tom: Well, it's not gonna happen because Abigail has been level-headed and brave from the very beginning. Besides that, she has hope. Somewhere deep down, she believes she's gonna be found innocent.

Molly: Still, Adam is right to worry about Mary. She's sick, Tom. And totally ruthless. Abigail's not safe till that woman is behind bars.

Mary: Do you really think a jury's gonna believe what you have to say? One day, you run from the courtroom because you can't face your own guilt. And the next day, you come back to claim your innocence. Oh, and suddenly, you have your memory back. How convenient! Suddenly you remember the one thing that can help you escape a murder charge.

Abigail: I don't care what happens to me! You're the real murderer, Mary!

Mary: But it doesn't matter. Don't you understand that? Yes, I killed Nick, but who's gonna believe that coming out of your mouth?

Abigail: They will! Because I'm gonna make sure that they know what you did to Nick and what you tried to do to me! Oh! No!

Aaron: Hey, get off of her! Abigail, it's Aaron. It's Aaron. It's okay.

[Abigail coughs]

Aaron: Did she hurt you? You're gonna be fine. You're gonna be fine.

Mitzi: Oh, Rose, it couldn't have happened any better, any sweeter, any more romantic. Paul is to die for. He's perfect.

Rose: I know.

Mitzi: And this diamond -

Rose: I know. Can you believe it? We haven't made any official announcements yet, so -

Mitzi: I can't tell anybody? That's no fun.

Rose: No, you gotta keep your big mouth shut, okay? It's good to enjoy this moment for a little while before we let the whole world in.

Mitzi: Tell the world when you're ready.

Rose: Yeah. Thank you.

Mitzi: Meanwhile, this is gonna be a dream wedding about to come true, isn't it?

Rose: You will be by my side.

Mitzi: Just like we promised.

Rose: Yes!

Mitzi: You know, we got a million things to do. I have a whole library of "Blushing Bride" magazines I brought with me from Jersey. I've been subscribing for years.

Rose: You've never been engaged, my friend.

Mitzi: You never know when you're gonna get lucky.

Rose: Good point.

Mitzi: Okay, so, I can handle the hair and makeup, all right? But the dress - Vera Wang?

Rose: You know, I'd ask Carly if - it's the hair and makeup --

Mitzi: What?

Rose: You know, come on, look at this face. You want me to be this beautiful bride, you're gonna have to back up a truck load of concealer for the face here.

Mitzi: Rose, listen, when I get finished with you, you are going to the most beautiful bride Oakdale has ever seen.

Rose: Prettier than Molly McKinnon?

Mitzi: Forget about her. She's gonna be tough to beat. We can do it.

Lily: Excuse me, Rose? Am I allowed to help with your wedding, or am I not even allowed to know my own sister's getting married?

Aaron: Is it okay if I see her now? I just want to make -

Holden: Bob?

Molly: Hey. Where's Abigail? Is she hurt?

Bob: I was just about to tell Aaron that Abigail is in radiology. But by the way things look, I think she's gonna be just fine.

Holden: Why does she need an X-ray?

Aaron: Some woman tried to choke her to death.

Molly: Oh, my God.

Bob: But she was very lucky. We have to check for internal injuries. Her larynx could be bruised. She will have a sore throat for quite awhile, but unless we find something in the X-rays, I expect a full recovery.

Holden: That's good. Thanks, Bob.

Bob: Listen, your boy Aaron here was quick on his feet. He made the right decision by bringing her here to the E.R., even before he called the police.

Molly: Do the police know what happened?

Bob: They don't know very much. I was at the station with Margo when the call came in, so I rushed here. And Margo wants me to call her when Abigail can make a statement. I'm gonna check on those films.

Aaron: What?

Holden: I want you to tell me everything that happened, from the beginning. Where did you find Abigail?

Aaron: She called me from the courthouse. She said she wanted to go to some place - a graveyard.

Molly: So you were the strange guy she left with.

Holden: Wait - wait a minute. One minute she's in the courthouse, and then nobody can find her, and then she ends up in a graveyard with you where she's attacked?

Aaron: Basically.

Holden: What went on while you were at the cemetery?

Aaron: Abigail wanted to see some grave.

Molly: Nick. Did she mention Nick Scudder?

Aaron: Yeah. Yeah. I left her alone, I walked to my bike, and that's when I heard voices. So I went to check it out, and that's when I saw the woman.

Molly: Woman? Was it Mary? Mary Mennihan?

Aaron: She was - she was all over Abby, so I tackled her. And then she got up, and then I went after her. Then it looked like Abby was hurt, so -

Molly: It's a miracle that you were there.

Molly: Hey, sweetie, are you okay? Look at your neck.

Bob: Well, she has some bruises, but the films were negative.

Abigail: But I remembered everything. It was Mary. She killed Nick.

Holden: And you confronted her about it?

Abigail: That's why she attacked me.

Molly: Holden, we have to find Tom. Sweetie, are you ready to give your statement to the police?

Holden: You know, this is just gonna seem like one last-ditch effort for Abigail to get herself off the hook. Mary already testified that she didn't kill Nick.

Molly: So she perjured herself. Imagine that.

Holden: Yeah, but it's still her word against Abby's.

Aaron: Not really. The woman who attacked Abigail is the one who killed that guy, Nick Scudder. I heard her admit it myself.

Barbara: Is Hal with James?

Jack: Hopefully he's got him cuffed right now. Or he found Emily and Carly.

Barbara: Or Hal was right. We're nothing but rats running around this maze while James is playing the piper.

Jack: I've got no illusions about Stenbeck, all right? He'll try to double- cross us, but, remember, the game's no fun for him unless he raises the stakes as high as he can. That means Carly could be here in this very building - Emily, too. I'm trying to focus on that right now, Barbara. Carly? Carly?

Jack: Damn you, Stenbeck! I've had enough! We've all had enough of your tricks!

Carly: Jack?

Jack: Carly? That was her, wasn't it?

Barbara: Carly, where are you?

Carly: Jack?

Jack: Carly, I'm here, baby. I'm right here. Where are you?

Carly: Help me, please.

Jack: I'm trying -

Carly: Get me out of this place.

Jack: You gotta tell me how to get to you?

Carly: Hurry, Jack! I need you.

Jack: Hang on, Carly.

Carly: No!

Jack: Hang on! I'm coming! I'm coming, baby! Keep talking --

[Stenbeck laughing]

Holden: What did you hear?

Abigail: It's okay. You can tell them.

Aaron: I get to the grave. Abigail says, "You killed Nick." And she says, "Yeah, I did." But then she tells Abigail that nobody's gonna believe her if Abigail's the one that's saying it.

Molly: Do you have any idea what this means? It means that Abigail has an actual witness. Will you testify in court? You're not going anywhere are you?

Aaron: Depends.

Molly: Depends? Depends on what? Holden?

Holden: Aaron's not going anywhere. He's staying put.

Molly: This is incredible. This is so incredible! Will you two stay with Abigail? Jake's on his way.

Holden: Are you gonna try and track down Tom?

Molly: And Margo and the D.A. - the whole slew of them. Honey, I'm so happy for you.

Abigail: Me, too.

Bob: I'll see if I can find some discharge papers.

Molly: I don't know how to thank you.

[Molly hugs Aaron]

Adam: Abigail, Abigail? I hear you were attacked. Are you okay?

Abigail: I haven't been this good in a very long time. Thanks to this guy.

Adam: And who is he?

Abigail: Aaron, this is Adam, my friend. Adam, this is Aaron, Holden's son, which means he's -

Adam: Your brother. Ah - he's your brother. Oh.

Mitzi: You know, maybe it's not so bad if you tell the world.

Rose: Yeah, I don't have a choice now, do I?

Mitzi: Oh, one last thing - bridesmaid-wise, anything but peach. I'll let myself out.

Lily: I guess congratulations are in order.

Rose: Before you put that bottom lip out and start poutin', I just want you to know how sorry I am.

Lily: Why didn't you want to tell me Paul proposed?

Rose: I didn't have a chance.

Lily: You had the chance to tell Mitzi.

Rose: Mitzi? She doesn't do much in her life, you know? You, on the other hand, you got lots going on. You have kid's trials, and you're pregnant, you got the sick thing in the morning and --

Lily: Thank you for thinking of me, but I would like the chance to be happy for you and Paul. You guys are amazing together. It's no wonder he thought marriage should be the next step.

Rose: Why am I sensing a "But" in an otherwise supportive remark?

Lily: No "But."

Rose: Come on, our styles may be different, but our brains are built the same. I know when something's going on here. What, are you mad I didn't tell you first?

Lily: No. No, I'm not. Is there any reason why you didn't tell me first?

Rose: I just told you the reason.

Lily: Same brain, remember?

Rose: You believe me, I'll believe you.

Lily: Okay. If you sensed a "But" in my response, it was only because I know how raw your emotions are right now. I just want to make sure you protect yourself.

Rose: So this isn't the perfect time to be getting married, but, I mean, Lily, I'm just engaged. Sometime engagements can last like a year.

Lily: I know. But a week ago you weren't ready to make a commitment, and now you're engaged. But like you said, engagements can last for as long as you like.

Rose: What you say is logical. Depressing, but logical. So what do you think it is? You think I need more time for myself? Or do you think I'm crazy for marrying a guy who's gonna wake up after his honeymoon and realize he married a woman with a face like the runway at Newark airport?

Lily: Is that what you're worried about, Rose?

Barbara: James? James, you don't have to torture us. Give us the women. I'm here just as I promised!

James: What is this, Barbara, huh? A noble sentiment or an attempt at salvation? Are you at the point where you're ready to do anything? Anything?

Barbara: To save Emily and Carly, yes.

James: How soon we do forget. Just three short months ago it was, "Erase them from the face of the earth, James. I want my son. I want my husband. I want my family back." And now it's your reputation, that's what you want back? Huh, huh, huh? Is anyone sensing a pattern here? Ha ha!

Jack: Barbara, why don't you wait for me in the vestibule?

James: She can't go, Jack. She's your bargaining chip. She's your bargaining chip, Jack.

Jack: So I'm taking her off the table for now.

Barbara: Jack, I don't think that's a very good idea.

Jack: Barbara, this is between me and Stenbeck. You've done your part.

Barbara: I'll be waiting outside.

James: See you in a moment, darling. I hope you packed light.

Jack: Coming out in the open or not?

James: You'd never admit it, Jack, not with all that integrity oozing forth from every pore, but you and I are very much alike, Jack. Very much alike.

[Jack laughs]

Jack: I don't think so.

James: Oh, yes, Jack. We're both liars. You have no intention of turning Barbara over to me.

Jack: And you're not gonna give up Carly and Emily.

James: Then what are we doing here, Jack? Hmm?

Jack: Well, I thought I'd keep you alive in order to find Carly. But I guess I'm gonna have to find her without you.

James: Carly, Carly - the woman you've known and loved so long is no more. No more Carly, Jack.

Jack: What have you done, James?

[James laughs]

Jack: What did you do to her, you sick -

[James laughs]

Jack: Shut up!

James: Age-old problem, Jack! What's real, what's not real? What's real, what's not real? Age-old problem, Jack! An important lesson, Jack, you've learned tonight. You can thank me. That's what seems - seems so certain - all the time certain, is often just an illusion that is easily shattered. Boom!

Jack: Go to hell!

James: So I thought I'd come to you. Right here, Jack, shoot me. Now's your chance. Go ahead. Now's your chance.

Hal: Drop it, Jack.

Jack: Hal-no.

Jack: Hal -

Hal: Finger off the trigger, put it in safe, hold it in front of your body. That's a good cop.

Jack: I knew this was no good. Something kept telling me to leave you in Oakdale.

Hal: Should have listened.

Jack: This isn't your fault, Hal. I know you want your family back. You want your mind back. You'd want to shoot me? I'm your friend.

James: This is the part I always find fascinating. When each individual starts to bargain for their own life. Of course, every person has their own unique approach, of course. I tried to tell you earlier, Jack. He's not your friend. He is my emissary, nothing more. That's reality, Jack. Reality -

Jack: Hal, listen to me.

James: He can't listen to you, Jack. Now, as much as I've enjoyed being the fox to your hound, it is over, Detective Snyder. Now get Barbara back in here!

Jack: No. If Barbara has any sense, she's - she's running down the road by now.

James: Yeah, then I should be on my way, shouldn't I?

Jack: Hal, please.

Barbara: Hal! Look at me. See me.

Jack: Barbara -

Barbara: Don't do this.

Jack: Barbara, run! While you still have a chance, get the hell out of here!

Barbara: I won't let you die, Jack. You did the same thing for me once.

James: Oh, this is so sweet. And fate is such a beautiful thing. Jack got there just in time to save Barbara in the boathouse. A little late this time, though, because Jack can't save Barbara. Hal, the gun, now!

Barbara: Hal, listen to me. No one knows you like I do. Hal, I have never loved any man more. And our children - our children love you, Hal. And they still need you so much. And Emily? Emily - she probably needs you more than anyone right now. And if you love her --

James: Now, there's an unusual strategy, bringing up the other woman, Barbara?

Jack: Don't stop. Listen to her, Hal.

James: Barbara, please, come on, not the big speech again about the family and the badge. We've heard that before and it's boring. I don't wanna hear it again. Especially because I hold all the cards. Or I hold the one card that really counts.

Barbara: I meant what I said, James. I will go with you. I'll be anything you want me to be.

Jack: Don't sacrifice yourself to this man, Barbara. If you go with him, you'll never see Oakdale, your children. You'll never see anyone ever again!

Barbara: I always knew that you'd come back to claim me. It's the price I have to pay for inviting you back into my life.

James: Beautiful and clever, you're right.

Barbara: Then take me. But make Hal stop. Let him go.

James: There is a part of me that doesn't want to see Jack die. You're the only worthy adversary I have had since John Dixon. But you, Hal you - you never talked. You were boring. You were no fun. None at all!

Jack: Hal? Hal?!

Hal: Why am I pointing my gun at you?

Jack: Barbara is coming with me.

James: That's not what she said, Jack.

Jack: And you are gonna give me Carly and Emily, too.

James: Greed, Jack. You're greedy, greedy - very greedy. And then there's the moon. I'll be looking at the moon.

[James laughs]

[Barbara screams]

Barbara: Shoot him! Get him!

Jack: Barbara! Barbara!

[Jack shouts]

[Hal hands his gun over to Jack]

Hal: Here, here. This looks like yours. Take it. Take it. I don't trust myself. I kept screaming at myself to stop, Jack. I couldn't stop. I couldn't stop. Why was I --

Jack: You're gonna be okay, buddy.

[Jack hugs Hal]

Hal: I couldn't stop.

Jack: You're gonna be okay.

Hal: What about Carly? What about Emily?

Jack: I heard Carly's voice. It could have been one of James' tricks. What if he did bring her here? Emily could be here, too.

Hal: Well, what are we waiting for, Jack? Let's go find them.

Rose: You know, I was feeling very excited about my engagement until you stomped all over it.

Lily: Voicing my heartfelt concern is stomping on your happiness?

Rose: If the combat boots fit.

Lily: I understand why you and Paul got engaged -

Rose: Of course you do. It's called love. It's the reason behind every decision you've ever made in your life. Now it's my turn.

Lily: I want more than anything for you to have that in your life. You deserve love.

Rose: Get to it, 'cause I sense another "but" coming right away.

Lily: All right. I know how difficult it has been for you to adjust to what's been going on in your life and the adjustments to your face and your body. And I know Paul doesn't care about the way you look. He wants you to feel good about yourself.

Rose: Stop it right there. You think the only reason I'm wearing this ring on my finger is because I'm his charity case now?

Lily: You and I both know that Paul is not like that. Do not put words in my mouth because you don't want to hear what I have to say.

Rose: Which is?

Lily: Just because you love each other does not mean that this is gonna help you overcome what's happening in your life.

Rose: That's nice. Very nice.

Lily: I'm talking about post-traumatic stress. Rose, you were kidnapped for months. This crazy scientist did these experiments to your face.

Rose: So what am I supposed to do with the rest of my life? Cry in my jar of anti-wrinkle cream? Join the convent?

Lily: Is it wrong for me to love you so much that I want you to be a whole person again before you make this huge step? Look, I - I understand what you're going through. Did you know that years ago that this maniac kidnapped me and slashed my face? And you know what I did in return? I married somebody who tried to kill me. That's not Paul. Paul is wonderful. He's here for you. He's never going anywhere. Can't you just wait a little while to heal?

Rose: It's very easy for you to say, you know? When I first came here pretending to be you, I could not believe how blessed you were. You're livin' every woman's fantasy. You got this gorgeous husband who's sweet, and he's a great father. And you are the love of his life. You got two beautiful kids. You got one on the way. Ain't life grand up there on Mt. Perfect for Lily?

Lily: Your anger is being totally blown out of proportion.

Rose: Oh, yeah, is it? Answer me one question why - when I had this engagement, it's the best news I've had in I don't know how long, why do you have to rain on my parade?

Adam: I'm sorry I got in your face before. I'm just really grateful that you were there, man.

Abigail: I think I'm really gonna like having a brother around.

Aaron: Cool.

Holden: Well said. Let's see if we can get your sister out of here.

Adam: I know we're both here, and I know that this is real, but I just cannot believe this moment.

Abigail: What?

Adam: Well, you got your memory back. I mean, we - we tried so hard, and we had been through so much. And, finally, it happened, you know? Oh, by the way, don't worry about Mary, okay? The cops, they've got her on killing Nick. They probably got her on attempted murder for what she did to you, and now for causing that gas leak that almost killed us at Nick's apartment.

Abigail: I just want her to go to jail. I don't care how she gets there. Can you believe this thing is almost over?

Adam: That's what I'm saying.

Abigail: I don't think I could handle much more.

Adam: You don't deserve anything that you've been through, Abigail. Listen, can I - can I ask you a question?

Abigail: Sure.

Adam: I've been with you 100% on this whole thing, and it's because I wanted to. And I'd do it again in a heartbeat.

Abigail: I know.

Adam: Then why - I would have brought you to that cemetery. I mean, I would have done anything for you.

Abigail: I know.

Adam: Is there a reason that you didn't ask for my help on this one?

Tom: So, Abigail's all right?

Molly: Your dad confirmed it. She's fine.

Tom: Well, good.

Margo: Molly, I got your message. Is Abigail okay?

Molly: She's better than okay, Margo. She's ecstatic. We both are.

Margo: Why? What happened at the cemetery?

Tom: Well, she was just telling me. You're sure Mary Mennihan confessed to committing this murder?

Molly: Abigail said to her point blank, "You killed Nick Scudder." Mary said it was true.

Tom: Well, it's great news. But, Molly, it's still gonna be tough. It's gonna be Mary's word against Abigail's.

[Mary eavesdrops on their conversation]

Molly: Yeah, but you don't know the kicker yet. There's a witness. Somebody at the cemetery heard Mary confess to the crime.

Margo: Who?

Molly: Aaron Snyder. He was there. He took Abigail to the cemetery, so he was there. Mary showed up, didn't see him, spilled her guts. He heard every word.

Abigail: I don't want you to take anything that I did today personally.

Adam: Abigail, everything about you is personal to me. I mean, come on, that's the way it is. That's the way it's always been with me.

Abigail: Adam, I practically ruined your life with this mess - running from the cops.

Adam: With you.

Abigail: Taking lie detector tests.

Adam: For you. Abigail, am I like being oblique here? I mean, come on, you know - you know what's going on. I love you. And I did all of those things because I love you.

Abigail: And I thank you.

Adam: You don't have to thank me.

Holden: I'm gonna get Abby's things together so I can take her home. She needs her rest. I think that you should come home with us, too.

Aaron: It wasn't my idea. The cemetery sounded cool. But it was Abigail that -

Holden: Hey - it's okay. Abby needed to go to the cemetery, and you were there for her. It's as simple as that. But I want you to come home so I can tell everybody what a hero my son was.

Aaron: It's not a big deal.

Holden: No, it is a big deal - a very big deal. You saved a person's life.

Aaron: She is my sister.

Holden: And your dad couldn't be more proud.

Margo: Great. Okay. Within the hour, we're gonna have every cop in the state on the lookout for Mary Mennihan.

Tom: All right. Then I'm gonna try to find Evelyn, see how quickly we can get these charges dropped. So Aaron did say that he would testify?

Molly: That's what he told me.

Margo: Okay. I'll talk to Jessica just to cover our bases, but this is a no - brainer.

Tom: Well, we gotta deal with the judge and a few court formalities, but it should be downhill from here.

Molly: As long as my daughter gets her life back.

Margo: Listen, Molly, I know that you and I have been at cross-purposes on this. And I had to do my job and you had to protect your girl, but this is the happy ending I was looking for.

[Molly hugs Margo]

Molly: Margo, I have some much to thank you for. You bent so many rules for us.

Margo: Listen, until we find Mary Mennihan, I'm gonna have a unit posted outside your place and Holden's. I need to get back to the station.

Tom: Let me walk you out. Molly, I believe that Abigail is soon to be a free citizen.

Molly: Thank you, Tom.

Tom: You're welcome.

Molly: I can't believe it. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Please let it be over. No more. Give Abigail some peace. Let her come out of this a strong and whole person, comfortable with herself, confident in her choices. Never let her forget she's loved. I would give anything to make her happy.

Mary: Hello, Molly. I think you better come with me.

Lily: I'm sorry. I didn't mean to upset you. Believe me, I want you to be happy.

Rose: How'd you think I'd react? Forget it. Look, I don't wanna fight with you. It's - I mean, we're not one mind in two bodies. You know, we do do things differently. And this next step that I have to take with Paul, I wanna do it my way.

Lily: I know. You deserve to be happy.

Rose: Well, good. Look, can you step aside and let me get to it, why don't ya? Look, if you want me waking up with a smile on my face that was sent from heaven, then please support me. And if there's something in my life that I think would make happy, can you back me up on that, too?

Lily: I will. Emma sent some pie. You wanna -

Rose: Maybe in a minute.

Rose: Is she right? Am I making the biggest mistake of my life?

[Screaming and moaning]

Jack: Nothing here. You?

Hal: No.

Jack: We're running out of places to look, Hal.

Hal: I'll check the perimeter. Maybe there's something we missed.

Jack: I'll be out in a minute. Hal?

Hal: I'm still me - as far as I know.

Jack: Okay.

Hal: Just don't hang out in here too long, okay?

[Screaming and moaning]

Jack: Carly? Oh, my God.

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