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As The World Turns Transcript Thursday 10/23/03

Provided by Suzanne
Proofread by Emma

Mike: Glenda? Glenda, what happened?

Glenda: Oh! I'm gonna be a star.

[Glenda laughing]

Katie: Weird, isn't it? She seemed like super nurse at the hospital.

Glenda: Oh, that nice producer said that --

Katie: Oh, you need to go home now, okay?

Glenda: -- Live together.

Katie: No, you need to go home.

Mike: What nice producer?

Katie: She doesn't know what she's talking about. She's drunk, Mike.

Glenda: No, the one that's gonna make a reality show starring me and some mysterious millionaire. His name's Harvey or Harry.

Katie: No, you're tanked and -- you're tanked and you need to go home!

Glenda: Oh, let nursie-nursie check your bandages.

Katie: No. No checking! You're fired! All right? Go!

Glenda: You can't fire me. Your girlfriend can't fire me.

Mike: She's not my girlfriend.

Glenda: So I'm not fired.

Mike: I'm sorry. I'm sorry, but you are. I've got enough problems. I don't need a nurse with a drinking problem.

Glenda: Oh, great. Just ruin my television career.

Katie: I'll call nursie-nursie a cab. It looks like you're gonna need someone else to take care of you now.

Mike: Yeah, but you're not that someone.

Bonnie: So what's the answer? Who is the real Marshall Travers? The man who raped my mother or the man who threw this wonderful party for his daughter?

Marshall: You know, I never meant to hurt Jessica. I was obsessed, half in love. And I crossed a line, Bonnie, that, I swear, at the time I didn't even know was there.

Bonnie: That doesn't explain why you made things worse for her. After you were charged, you continued to humiliate her. You ran a smear campaign. You tried to ruin her reputation.

Marshall: I was wrong. Bonnie, when you go to law school, when you compete for partnerships, it's easy to forget that some things matter more than winning.

Bonnie: I've met your father, Marshall. I know for a fact he didn't forget to teach you the difference between right and wrong.

Marshall: Well, lately, I've been thinking a lot about something else he taught me. How to be a good dad. And a good friend. And I realized --

Bonnie: Yes?

Marshall: I realized that that's the kind of man I want to be. I don't want to make the mistakes like the mistakes I made with your mother. I want to pay attention to Sarahís feelings. And yours.

Sarah: Come on, we're going to play the mummy game. And you guys are going to make an excellent pair. Come on.

Ben: Forcing Travers' own daughter testify against him? Don't you think the child has been through enough?

Jessica: The man raped me, Ben. He does not get to set up house with my daughter.

Tom: Jess, Jess, even testimony from Sarah doesn't guarantee us a conviction.

Ben: What do you think Travers is going to do when he finds out that you intend to put Sarah on the stand?

Jessica: In a perfect world? He'll pack up his bags, and he'll get out of Oakdale, and there won't even be a trial.

Ben: What if he decides to stay and fight?

Jessica: Then Sarah takes the stand. Look, it's Marshallís call. If he doesn't want to subject his child to shame and humiliation, then he has to leave my child alone.

Jennifer: You want me to move out? Paul, you can't be serious.

Rose: I think you got ten minutes to get out of here. It doesn't get more serious than that.

Jennifer: Paul, please.

Paul: This discussion is over.

Jennifer: What happened when I was gone? What did Rose say to you?

Paul: Rose didn't say a word. You did all the talking.

Jennifer: Come on, give me a number. How much will it take this time just to break them apart for good?

Dusty: Hey, Jennifer, I don't want your money. If Rose wants your brother, that's up to her.

Jennifer: No, she wants to hurt him.

Dusty: Everybody gets hurt. You understand? Families get broken up. Life goes on. You do what you got to do. Watch the crossfire.

Jennifer: Fine. I'll get Rose away from Paul with or without your help. I don't know where that tape came from.

Paul: It doesn't matter where it came from. I think it spells out pretty clearly what you and Dusty were doing! Jennifer, why? Why would you do this to me?

Jennifer: No, Paul, because -- because I love you. Because I will not stand by and watch this lying piece of trash hurt you again!

Rose: Hey, hey, who you're calling names?

Jennifer: Listen, Paul, you're my brother. You're my brother. I was there before you put the armor on. I know -- I know you inside. You still can get hurt, and I can't stand to watch that again.

Paul: Did Barbara coach you? Because you're the spitting image of her right now.

Jennifer: Paul, don't do that.

Paul: I tried, but she won. Congratulations. You're like a little, miniature Barbara.

Holden: These are yours.

Dusty: Your son needs those to open up tomorrow.

Holden: Aaron is not going to be opening or closing this place. So take him off the schedule. He is done working for you.

Dusty: Well, he better tell me that himself.

Holden: Maybe you didn't hear what I said. My kid --

Dusty: Your kid's a man! Or at least he's trying to be.

Holden: By helping you run a bookie joint? By making drops for you and getting busted for it? My kid isn't becoming a man. He's becoming you.

Molly: He could do a lot worse.

Jennifer: No, Paul, do not compare me to Mom. That is not fair.

Rose: Why not? 'Cause your mom puts us through hell, and you are obviously taking over her job, judging by that tape.

Jennifer: Oh, how do they say it in Jersey, Rose? Hmm? Oh, yeah. Butt out! This argument is between my brother and me.

Rose: Well, maybe you're not hearing your brother when he says the "Donnie and Marie" show has been canceled.

Jennifer: Oh, you would love that, wouldn't you? Wouldn't you? Rose is trying to cut you off from everyone who loves you, Paul. You -- you hate our family, and you're not going to be satisfied until Paul hates the rest of us!

Paul: Jen, you need to stop it. You're way out of line.

Jennifer: Really? Oh, well, unfortunately, I don't have a tape recorder. But your fiancťe here was telling me that taking you away from this crazy family would be the best wedding present that she could give you.

Rose: I wanted to get him away from the back stabbing, the manipulation, this.

Jennifer: Well, what about Will, Rose? Hmm? Come on. You shouldn't have secrets between couples. Did you or did you not say that you do not care about our brother?

Rose: Oh, I -- I love Will, you know that. What I meant -- you're twisting everything around, clearly -- that you don't have to be responsible for the rest of the world, that you should get what you want -- take care of yourself for a change.

Jennifer: Right, so when I was talking about you guys moving to Paris and how much it is going to hurt Will, you did not say -- and I quote -- "would you shut up about Will? I don't care about Will!"

Paul: You said that?

Rose: She's leaving out a very, very important part. That Will can come visit us any time he wants to.

Jennifer: She's just trying to appease you, Paul. I'm the one who understands how much Will means to you. I'm the one who knows how much you hurt when you break a promise to your brother. So why am I a threat? Why am I the one you want to throw out?

Paul: Because, Jennifer, you are the one who tried to set me up!

Jennifer: Paul, I am -- I am so -- I am so sorry.

Paul: Oh.

Jennifer: I should've never gone to Dusty. I know that, but I didn't know what else to do. I don't know how to get through to you!

Paul: Well, then, by all means, set me up.

Jennifer: You know, that would've never been an option if Dusty and Rose didn't still have a thing for each other.

Rose: I don't know what Dusty's been telling you, but let me make this very clear to you -- what I had with Dusty is over!

Jennifer: Right. Right. So over that you went and got engaged to my brother just to get back at Dusty for having a quickie with Molly!

Rose: I got engaged to your brother because I love him!

Jennifer: Just like you loved Dusty. Watch out, Paul. You're marrying a woman here who could be ga-ga over a guy one day and then be ordering a wedding cake with his worst enemy the next.

Paul: Stop, Jennifer, stop it. You have no idea what you're talking about.

Jennifer: Let me just give you one piece of advice. I'd watch out for the future Mrs. Paul Ryan when she's alone in Paris. 'Cause I wouldn't want you to come home to your apartment and find her in bed with a waiter from the corner bistro!

Paul: Hold it. Don't you dare lay a hand on my sister.

Marshall: Hey, those kids over there are going to beat us!

Troy: Five, four, three, two, one! And the winners are -- Mattie and Derek!

Bonnie: Oh, that's okay. That's okay. Next year, baby, next year we are going to win this! Does anyone else want some punch?

Marshall: Yeah, sure. Sarah?

Sarah: Yeah, I'll have some.

Bonnie: Okay, be right back.

Sarah: You look like a giant marshmallow.

Troy: Congratulations, Bonnie.

Bonnie: Oh, for what? 'Cause we just lost.

Troy: The game, maybe, but you and Marshall are looking pretty good as co-parents. It wasn't so long ago you were willing to risk jail rather than allow Marshall to be a father to Sarah.

Bonnie: Well, I decided to put my feelings for Marshall aside, for Sarahís sake. I'm glad that I did. Otherwise, I may have never seen what kind of father he could really be.

Troy: I'm glad things worked out this way.

Bonnie: Me, too.

Troy: We're a little short on happy endings around here.

Sarah: Bonnie, come on.

Bonnie: I thought I was supposed to be getting punch.

Marshall: Well, now it's time to bob for apples.

Bonnie: Oh, no.

Marshall: And don't even try to tell me you're worried about messing up your hair.

Bonnie: Are you kidding me? You don't know how long I've waited to go tell you go soak your head.

Jessica: So, what did the judge say?

Tom: Well, he can't advise directly, but he had some good advice for me -- stay away from this case.

Jessica: So you're not going to prosecute?

Tom: A new trial is going to be risky and expensive, and I can't waste taxpayers' money trying to settle something personal.

Jessica: I see. I never thought you'd let me down, Tom.

Tom: Well, how about a compromise? How about I don't take the case to trial but I green light an arrest? That way, Marshall will be arrested for the crime of rape, and since he doesn't have to know I won't be taking the case forward --

Jessica: Then I can use the prospect of putting Sarah on the stand as leverage?

Tom: You can do anything you want. You can paste his picture all over the front of "The City Times." You can tell him his daughter's going to testify that he admitted raping you. You can use all the pressure you want. There just won't be a trial. Besides, I don't think you want to put a troubled 15-year-old through that kind of trauma.

Jessica: No, no, of course, I donít.

Tom: Do I issue an arrest warrant?

Jessica: Can you live with what's about to happen?

Ben: I don't like it.

Jessica: Well, I don't like it either, Ben. I mean, no one likes it.

Ben: Marshall Travers isn't the only one who's going to have his face plastered all over the front page of "The City Times." Now, you remember the first trial. They couldn't decide who was telling the truth and who wasnít. I don't want to open the door to that kind of pain again, Jess.

Jessica: But that door is open for me. And now that Bonnie's involved, it's the only thing I can think of. I mean, I honestly believe this is the only way that we can get Marshall out of our lives for good. Ben, can you stand by me while I fight this fight?

Ben: Yeah. Nothing else I can do.

Jessica: Let's do it. Have Marshall arrested and charged.

Tom: Once you start this, there is no turning back. You're sure this is what you want?

Jessica: Yeah, I'm sure.

Katie: Well, I got nurse Glenda into a cab. Oh, she smells like a frat house at 4:00 a.m.

Mike: I just don't get it. I mean, she had incredible references. I never would've pegged her as the type to show up drunk to work -- especially on the first day.

Katie: Do I need a shower?

Mike: No, you're fine. You know, and so am I. So get out of here.

Katie: It's going to be ages before you're even close to being fine.

Mike: It's not your problem, all right? You didn't do this to me.

Katie: Well, you know what? You still need help, so just get used to the fact that I'm sticking around.

Mike: Hey, all I needed was to be home and out of the hospital, and I am. So go.

Katie: You sure?

Mike: Yeah, yeah, I'm sure.

Katie: Okay. Bye.

[Phone rings]

Katie: You sure you don't need me?

Mike: Get the phone, so I can call the hospital and get another nurse sent over here.

Katie: All right, I'll give you the phone on one condition -- you let me sleep here tonight.

Sarah: Come on, dad, you almost had that one!

Bonnie: Oh, come on, Marshall, with a mouth as big as yours you got to do better than that.

Troy: Must be that Frankenstein you hired.

Cop #3: We have a warrant to arrest T. Marshall Travers.

Sarah: Daddy?

Cop #4: You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can be held against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you can't afford an attorney, one will be provided for you.

Molly: Holden, Dusty's done a lot for Aaron. I don't know, I think you should be grateful.

Holden: You're right. Lily and I owe you a big thanks. If you hadn't been around, Aaron never would have been arrested.

Molly: Aaron knew exactly what he was getting into. He knew the possible consequences, and he took the risk anyway. And if it weren't for Dusty, Aaron would be in jail.

Dusty: It's okay. I can defend myself.

Molly: I'm not defending you or anybody else. I just want the facts to be kept on the table. And the facts are, Dusty is facing criminal charges. Aaron is not.

Holden: Aaron had no idea what he was getting involved with. You had him running errands like he was going to the store for milk and forgot to tell him that he might end up get busted.

Dusty: Making the kind of money your son was making, believe me when I say he knew that he wasn't making a milk run.

Holden: You know, I tried to tell him that you were going to get him into trouble, but he just wouldn't listen.

Dusty: Well, you know, maybe 'cause your cousin's a top cop he thought he had some kind of protection.

Holden: No, my family doesn't work that way. That's why when Jack told me what was going down I let Aaron suffer the consequences.

Dusty: You knew that Jack was going to bust Aaron? And you're sitting here, blaming me for setting up your son when it looks like you did a fine job yourself, pal.

Paul: Nobody wants to -- stop it. Nobody wants to see a cat fight.

Rose: Well, tell Miss Kitty here to back off.

Paul: Rose, maybe you could give me a minute alone with Jennifer?

Rose: Excuse me?

Jennifer: Oh, I had trouble sharing too once, Rose. Then I turned six.

Rose: See, this is what I'm talking about!

Paul: Stop it! Both of you stop it! Please, just please, just a few minutes.

Jennifer: If you think I'm catty, you should hear her when you're not around.

Paul: Cut it out. This isn't about Rose.

Jennifer: Of course it's about Rose. It's all about Rose. She's trying to divorce you from everyone that you grew up with.

Paul: What she's trying to do is protect me from the people in my family who were trying to hurt me. And that used to be like a very small club -- it was James and Barbara. Now, for some reason, you've decided that you want to join the club.

Jennifer: No, just because I happen to agree with Mom on one thing, does not mean that I am suddenly joining her team. I would never turn on you, Paul. You're my brother. Do you have any idea how much I love you?

Paul: You sound just like her. The things that Barbara has done and then justified in the end by saying that she did it for love.

Jennifer: No, what Mom does is all about control. That is not me, Paul. I am not a control freak. I am scared to death for you.

Paul: All I wanted was for you to be on my side. I wanted you and Rose to be friends.

Jennifer: Oh, Paul, listen to me please. Rose cannot be trusted. Especially because she still has feelings for Dusty.

Paul: Oh, stop it. No, you're just saying that because you want to think that.

Jennifer: No, I do not want to think that! I wish to God that she loved you the way that you deserve to be loved. But she doesn't, and I know it. Paul, that is the reason why she wants me kicked out, because she knows I am not fooled by her.

Rose: Don't let the door hit you on the way out.

Jennifer: Paul, don't let her do this to me -- or to you.

Rose: Coming up on "As The World Turns" --

Marshall: You picked a fight with the wrong man, Jessica. And it's going to cost you -- your career, your reputation and your daughter. That's a promise.

Imaginary James: So your gut is telling you that Rose is a fake. Now do something about it, and finish it.

Rose: What's it going to be? Paul, I can't live with your sister.

Paul: Jennifer, I love you, but you need to leave.

Jennifer: Paul --

Paul: Unless you can find a way to support me. To support us.

Jennifer: I can't support something that will hurt you.

Rose: Oh, that's it! That is it.

Paul: That is it. You need to go. This just isn't -- this isn't working at all.

Jennifer: Fine. I will leave. But I will not stop caring. And I will not stop trying to keep Rose from ruining your life.

Rose: I know that that was really hard for you. Maybe you need a little time? Are you still mad at me about that private investigator?

Paul: No, no, no. I'm not mad at you.

Rose: Okay, because --

Paul: No, no. You did what you had to do.

Rose: Isn't it better, though, that we know that Jennifer -- what Jennifer and your Mom were up to? This way Dusty and they cannot get involved --

Paul: Yeah.

Rose: Okay.

Paul: Not mad at you at all.

Rose: Okay. Good. I'm going to go de-Jennifer the place.

Dusty: Here's the deal. I could probably have Rose back in my bed whenever I want. It's still there.

Dusty: I can't even believe it. You knew the cops were onto us, and you let your own son make the drop?

Holden: It's like I said, I let my son take the consequences of his own actions. Its better he learns now while he's young and has nothing to lose.

Dusty: Nothing to lose except his job, his self-esteem and his girl?

Holden: What do you know about being a parent? Don't pretend to understand anything about this.

Dusty: I know a thing or two, and it's making me sick.

Molly: Holden --

Holden: What?

Molly: Is Dusty right? Could you have prevented Aaronís arrest?

Holden: Yeah. I could have let Aaron know not to make the drop, but what then?

Molly: Then he could trust you. I'm scared for him, 'cause he -- he used to count on you.

Holden: Yeah, you know what? I counted on you. You swore to me that you were going to look after my son when he started working here.

Molly: I had no idea that Dusty was doing something illegal. I didn't, I swear I didnít.

Holden: I really don't think you would have warned Aaron, anyway. Even if you had known if Dusty was into something. You probably would've just shrugged it off, because that's what you do when it comes to Dusty. You just turn your head and look the other way, right?

Molly: Dusty is a lot of things, not all of them good. But he would never set up his own kid.

Holden: I was looking after my son. And I thought you were helping me with that. Man, I'll tell you this -- I will not make that mistake again.

Dusty: I know that somewhere along the way, you became my buddy, but when did you become my best friend?

Molly: When you weren't looking.

Dusty: I'm looking now. And I'm grateful.

Marshall: There must be some mistake. I haven't done anything wrong!

Sarah: Daddy, what's happening?

Marshall: Nothing, honey. Just a little misunderstanding. Okay?

Cop #3: Let's go.

Bonnie: Okay, wait a minute. There must be some mistake. Mr. Travers has been with me all evening --

Marshall: Bonnie. Bonnie. Bonnie -- stay out of this. All right? I need you to take care of Sarah.

Bonnie: Not until I find out what this is all about. What exactly are you charging Mr. Travers with?

Marshall: Bonnie, not now. All right? Just -- just stay here. I need you to stay with Sarah.

Sarah: Well, I want to come with you.

Marshall: I understand that, honey. But, look, I want you to stay and hang out and have fun with your friends, okay? I'll get things sorted out, and I'll meet you back at home.

Bonnie: Okay, come on.

Marshall: I'll call you from the station house. Go on, baby. Go on back to your party.

Bonnie: Come on.

Marshall: What are the charges?

Cop #3: District attorney Hughes is reopening the rape case.

Marshall: Right. District attorney Hughes, who just happens to be Jessica Griffin's boss. How did she talk him into it? What does she think she's doing?

Cop #3: I don't know, but you're going to need a lawyer.

Mike: You're not spending the night here.

Katie: Why not? The hospital's not going to send over another nurse before the morning, and if you fall or something and I'm not here, you're not even going to be able to get to the phone to call for help.

Mike: I'll manage.

Katie: No. You're hurt, you can't move. You have no choice.

Mike: All right, one night. Just tonight. That's it, okay? First thing in the morning, I'm calling the hospital and getting a real nurse sent over here.

Katie: Oh, yeah, well, your last real nurse was a real drunk, remember?

[Both laugh]

[Mike groans] Oh, don't laugh, don't laugh! It hurts! I'm sorry. I'm sorry.

Mike: Oh, okay. They say laughter is the best medicine. Just not yet.

Katie: Do you need something? Should I get your medicine?

Mike: No, no, no. It's too early for my next dose. It's just -- it's trying to get up that just -- it messed me up.

Katie: Maybe I should take you to the hospital. Do you think you broke something else?

Mike: Uh-uh. I'm not going back there.

Katie: Well, show me what hurts, then. Maybe I can do something. Better me than whoever's at the ER right now.

Mike: I swear, you're so stubborn!

Katie: Oh, Mike, I'm sorry. I am so sorry!

Mike: What are you apologizing for?

Mike: Do you know how many times you've said you're sorry? I don't even know what you're apologizing for.

Katie: I know, I'm sorry. I can't help it. It's just that you're hurt, and -- I just --

Mike: Hey, you know what -- you didn't hurt me. So what's up with the guilt?

Katie: I don't know. I just -- I'm not good with pain, and you're in so much pain. And I was so mean to you -- you know, before you got hit.

Mike: Let it go, Katie.

Katie: But you understand, right? I mean, I was so lost after Simonís death, and I just -- went a little crazy. And then I had that fever and everything -- okay, what I'm trying to tell you is --

Mike: Katie. We both made mistakes. No guilt, all right?

Katie: Okay. Okay, I'm sorry. From here on in, we will have a guilt-free night.

Mike: Good.

Katie: So how about some food? Maybe the lasagna's ready by now.

Mike: You know, why don't you just freeze that lasagna. I'm not hungry.

Katie: Okay. How about a book? I could read to you?

Mike: No. I'm a little exhausted to listen. I just -- I just want to lie down. Can you help me with my leg?

Katie: Oh, sure. Um -- what do I do first?

Mike: Get me something to bite down on, 'cause this is going to hurt like hell.

Katie: Wanna hold my hand?

Mike: All right, let's do this. Okay, you dropped it.

Katie: I'm sorry. Are you okay?

Mike: Yeah. Yeah Ė

Sarah: Do you think, like, my dad will be all right?

Bonnie: Yeah, I do. But if it would make you feel any better -- be right back. Do you mind if I leave Sarah here for just a while, while I run down to the police station? She's really anxious to find out what's going on with her dad.

Troy: Well, just leave your cell phone on. If the party's over before you get back, we can arrange a pickup.

Bonnie: Great. Thanks.

Sarah: Wait, but I want to come you.

Bonnie: Oh, sweetie, I don't think they're going to let kids down there this late -- you're not buying that, are you? Then you're just going to have to trust me, okay? Trust me. It is better off if I go down here alone. For you and your father. I'll be back as soon as I can.

Ben: I want you to should stop trying to protect Bonnie and start thinking about protecting yourself from going through the same kind of ordeal you went through the last time.

Jessica: This time will be different. There's not going to be a trial.

Ben: When Marshall was charged he didn't wait to get in front of a judge to start trying to destroy you, Jess. As soon as he was indicted, he started attacking your character, your job performance, our relationship. The man maligned you, intimidated you, damn near destroyed you emotionally. Do you remember any of that?

Jessica: I remember all of it. I don't want to do this, Ben, I have to.

Ben: Then I have to stand by you.

Jessica: You are one amazing man, you know that?

Ben: Oh, yeah?

Jessica: Yeah. We've been put through some awful tests, and you have never faltered. No matter how crazed I get, you're right there.

Ben: I want you happy.

Jessica: And I will be. As soon as Marshall Travers is out of this town.

Ben: You so sure you're going to win?

Jessica: He threw me the first trial, but I know him so much better now. I know how he thinks, and I can beat him at his own game.

Ben: You know he's going to be a vicious opponent.

Jessica: And that is why I have to get Bonnie away from him. So she'll never know how cruel he can really be.

Marshall: You picked a fight with the wrong man, Jessica, and it's going to cost you. Your career, your reputation, and your daughter. That's a promise.

Dusty: If she's interested, she knows where to find me.

[Tape whirring]

I could probably have Rose back in my bed whenever I want.

Imaginary James: Don't be rash, Paul. You might need that tape some day. We both know that Donovanís right. He can have Rose anytime he wants.

Paul: No. What you just heard is the dying gasp of a very inflated ego. Rose finally told the guy to get lost. He's just doing the best he can to pretend that it didn't hurt him a bit.

Imaginary James: Look at you. You're strung tighter than a piano wire. You're on the ragged edge, my boy.

Paul: It's a little late for you to be worried about my mental health, don't you think?

Imaginary James: I'm your father. I just want you to listen.

Paul: The last thing I would ever do is listen to you.

Imaginary James: Not to me. To yourself -- to your instincts. Your gut is telling you that Rose is a fake. Now, do something about it, and finish it!

Ben: You want to threaten somebody, threaten me. Oh, what's the matter, huh? You only bully women, is that it?

Marshall: Coming after a man in handcuffs, huh? Who's the bully now?

Jessica: Ben, it's all right. It's all right.

Marshall: He can do whatever he wants to do. There's not going to be anybody there to pull you out of the fire this time. You want to pursue this? Be my guest. But you know what's going to happen? The jury will acquit me. That's right, acquit me. And you will have succeeded in clearing my name once and for all.

Jessica: Aren't you forgetting something?

Marshall: What is that?

Jessica: You have much more to lose this time. You have a daughter. And I don't think she'll be seeing you in quite the same way once I'm finished.

Marshall: What are you talking about?

Jessica: Oh, didn't I tell you? I'm serving Sarah with a subpoena.

Marshall: You're going to force a child to testify?

Jessica: You should have never admitted to her that you raped me.

Marshall: I see. So, you don't want justice. You -- you just want to humiliate me in front of my daughter. And all this time I was mistaken. I thought you were someone decent.

Jessica: You do love her, don't you?

Marshall: Of course I do.

Jessica: Seems to me your choice is clear. Plead guilty now and waive your right to a trial.

Marshall: No way.

Jessica: Then I hope you're prepared to watch your daughter lose whatever innocence she may have managed to hang onto.

Marshall: You'll destroy her, Jessica --

Jessica: No, Marshall, you will. Do this my way, or I will put Sarah on the stand to testify that you admitted raping me.

Bonnie: You will not do that!

Katie: Mike? Are you still asleep? Good. Because I have something I want to tell you. But it's probably better that you don't hear it. I know you don't want to hear me say I'm sorry, but I am. You were being such a good friend to me, and I forgot that. Not because of anything you did. But because -- to be so close to having Simon and then to lose him and have him die in such a terrible way, I just -- I lost it. I don't know what happened, I just -- I couldn't think. I was sad and angry. And sometimes those feelings make you say terrible things. And I did. But they were just words. They didn't mean anything. Please understand that, Mike. I swear I would never hurt you on purpose. I would never hurt you. Please understand that. Please believe that.

Dusty: Hey. What do you want?

Jennifer: A warm bed?

Paul: The only thing that's wrong with me, in my life, is the same thing that's always been wrong in my life, and that's you.

Imaginary James: Don't be such a fool, Paul. Rose has betrayed you once, and she's getting ready to do it again. Get her out of your life.

Paul: No. She loves me. Rose is the only person in the whole world who ever did love me.

Imaginary James: Wait, wait -- just a minute here. I don't quite understand. Rose jumps into bed with your best friend because she loves you?

Paul: Because Barbara manipulated that whole situation and -- nobody feels worse about it than Rose. That was a long time ago! That's -- it's in the past now. It's got nothing to do with what -- what's happening now.

Imaginary James: Oh. And what about the photographs? They're not in the past. They're now. Right now.

Paul: What photographs? The ones that Barbara paid someone to take?

Imaginary James: No. The photographs that show your beloved Rose in a passionate embrace with Dustin Donovan. She still wants him, Paul. You admit that, and you save yourself a lot of pain and humiliation.

Paul: Shut up!

Imaginary James: She is a tramp. She is trash! She's broken your heart once before, and if you permit it to happen again, you're pathetic! You're pathetic, and you're weak, and you're an embarrassment.

Paul: Stop it. Just stop it, please -- stop putting all this -- this poison into my head.

Imaginary James: It's not me. I'm not even here. You summon me up because you need me. You need me to help you trust what you know to be true in your heart.

Paul: I'm going to kill you. I hate you! And I don't know when, but I'm going to kill you!

Rose: Paul? Who're you talking to?

On the next "As The World Turns" --

Chris: Alison, this is the third message I've left you, and you haven't called me back.

Alison: We'll talk -- after we make love.

James: You're here because you need my help. But you're going to have to give me a little incentive.

Rose: I just heard you threaten to kill somebody. Dusty?

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