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As The World Turns Transcript Friday 4/30/10

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Holden: Whatever it is you think you did, I'm sure it's not that bad. [Voice breaking]

Lily: It is.

Holden: Does it affect the kids?

Lily: No, no. But I didn't think it through. I didn't think it was my place to question the decision.

Holden: Lily, we all make mistakes. If there's one thing I learned by now, it's that.

Lily: But people are still getting hurt by what happened, and I don't know if I can make this right.

Holden: You know you can talk to me about it, right?

Lily: I -- I'd like to.

Holden: You can tell me. You know you can confide in me, right?

Lucinda: What are you doing, Lily?

Holden: We're just talking.

Lucinda: Donít.

[Monitor beeping]

Craig: You're my son. I believe that now. You're tough, resilient. You're not afraid of anything. I've already seen that. You're going to need all of that if you're going to get through this. You can. You're a survivor, like me. You can get through this and fight your way back. But you have to want it. You have to want to survive.

Parker: That's how I realized that Craig's been stealing money from my trust fund.

Carly: Why -- why would Craig steal your money? He's got plenty of his own.

Parker: I don't know, but the bank confirmed it. The money's gone.

Carly: I -- I still don't realize what this has to do with Gabriel.

Parker: Well, somehow he figured out what Craig was doing, and instead of coming to me or coming to you or to the police, he blackmailed Craig into paying him off.

Carly: No wonder Craig hates him.

Parker: And that's why I was so mad at him. But I didn't go there looking for him. I was looking for Craig.

Janet: Hey, wait. Do you mind if we hang out here just a little while longer and enjoy the beautiful spring day?

Jack: Not at all.

Janet: Thanks. I never realized how stifling Melrose Park was.

Jack: [Laughs] You did great.

Janet: Oh, um, I know I've told you this before, but I'm gonna say it again. Thank you so much for coming with me, because I don't think I would have been able to face those people on my own.

Jack: I don't think you give yourself enough credit.

Janet: No, its true, Jack.

Jack: I was happy to do it. Well, not happy. You know.

Janet: I know. Oh, my family. Oh, they can be a little much, right?

Jack: Are you kidding? Have -- have you taken a look in there? I'm kind of used to difficult families.

Janet: Well, listen, I know that Carly wasn't thrilled that you came with me.

Jack: She understood.

Janet: [Sighs] I just -- I wish everything wasn't so difficult.

Jack: Hey, we're all kind of used to that, too, right?

Janet: It's not gonna get any easier.

Jack: Listen to me. No matter what happens, you and your baby will always be a part of my life -- always.

Janet: That means a lot for me to hear you say that.

[Monitor beeping]

Carly: Hypocrite. You're not fooling anybody.

[Cell phone rings]

Carly; Hello.

Parker: Mom, where are you?

Carly: I'm at the hospital. I'm about to put Craig in intensive care.

Parker: Dad and Janet are home.

Carly: What did you tell him?

Parker: Nothing yet. They're still out on the porch.

Carly: Don't say anything.

Parker: Really?

Carly: We agreed not to get anyone else involved until we know more.

Parker: I don't like lying to Dad.

Carly: You don't have to lie, Parker. Just don't volunteer anything.

Parker: What's the difference? What if -- what if he asks me what's going on?

Carly: Just -- just try not to talk to him, okay? Just say "Hello" and go on up to your room.

Parker: For how long?

Carly: Until I get there. I'm on my way now.

Parker: But what about Craig?

Carly: I'll deal with him later. Everything's gonna be okay, Parker. Don't worry.

Parker: Okay.

Craig: You gonna stay out here, or are you gonna come see him?

Carly: S -- something came up. I'll see him later.

Craig: This poor kid could use all the support he can get.

Carly: Why do you care so much?

Craig: He doesn't have anyone else.

Carly: So are you trying to convince me that you're some kind of human being or something?

Craig: No.

Carly: We both know you hate him.

Craig: Are you angry? Did I do something?

Carly: You're damn right you did, and you're just lucky I don't have time to deal with you right now.

Jack: Parker -- hey, Buddy.

Parker: Hey. You guys are back.

Jack: Yeah.

Parker: How was it?

Jack: Hard.

Parker: I bet. Janet, I'm really sorry about your father.

Janet: Oh, thanks, Parker.

Jack: What's been going on here?

Parker: Nothing, nothing. Just the usual. I've got some homework to do.

Jack: Hey, is something wrong?

Parker: Like what?

Liberty: Mom, you're back.

Janet: Hi, Sweetie. Oh!

Liberty: My God, I missed you so much.

Janet: I missed you, too. How are you doing? Are you feeling okay? Everything all right?

Liberty: It's not me. There was a fire in Carly's building. Gabriel was trapped in the office, and no one knew he was there.

Janet: Oh, my God. Is he gonna be okay?

Liberty: I don't know. He's in the hospital, and he hasn't woken up yet.

Jack: Was anybody else hurt -- your mother?

Parker: No, she wasn't there.

Jack: What caused the fire?

Liberty: They don't know.

Carly: Jack, I'm so glad you're back. Did you hear about the fire?

Jack: Yeah, just now. Listen, I'm gonna give Margo a call.

Carly: No, you know what? I'm -- I'm sure that she's got it covered. And the kids -- they missed you so much. Why don't you spend a little time with them before you head back to work?

Jack: Yeah, okay. Sure.

Carly: Oh, it's so good to see you. They don't know why Gabriel didn't get out. They think he might have fallen in -- in the smoke. When they found him, he was unconscious.

Jack: Well, they'll -- they'll be able to question him once he wakes up.

Liberty: If he wakes up.

Janet: Oh, come on. He's young and he's strong. That counts for something.

Liberty: I hope so.

Jack: What about your business?

Carly: Uh, well everything is pretty much lost in -- in the fire.

Jack: You have insurance, right? You'll be able to rebuild.

Carly: Um, I'm not even thinking about that right now.

Jack: No, of -- of course not. You're right.

Liberty: I feel so sorry for Gabriel. He's all alone.

Janet: No, he's not. He has you. And he has Carly.

Jack: Well, didn't he give you references when -- when you hired him?

Carly: No. No, I hired him as a favor to Molly. She brought him to me.

Liberty: He told me both his parents were dead and he has no other family.

Janet: Okay, Sweetie, why don't you come upstairs and help me unpack, all right? Come on.

Parker: Hey, you want me to get those?

Liberty: We got it.

Janet: Thanks.

Carly: So -- how was the funeral?

Jack: Rough.

Carly: Yeah, I bet. It's good that you were there for Janet.

Jack: I'm sorry I wasn't here for you. It sounds like you guys had a tough enough time, you know?

Carly: We're -- we're fine. Aren't we, Honey?

Parker: Yeah. Yeah, we're good.

[Monitor beeping]

Margo: Craig? Are -- are you all right?

Craig: Yeah, I'm fine. I'm fine.

Margo: Wow. I -- I had no idea you were so close.

Craig: We're not. He worked in my office. That's all. The fire started in my office, so I feel responsible.

Margo: You looked pretty emotional just now.

Craig: Why are you surprised that I have actual feelings?

Margo: I -- I didn't say that.

Craig: Then why do you look so damned shocked?

Margo: I'm not.

Craig: You know what? I don't need this right now.

Margo: Craig, what is really going on?

Lucinda: I don't think it will do any of us any good to wallow in unhappy memories.

Holden: Who said we were talking about unhappy memories?

Lucinda: I'm just making a point.

Holden: Well, thanks for that. Could you give us a few minutes?

Lucinda: Clearly you're upset, Dear, but, um -- um, it's not gonna help to rehash things right now.

Holden: Who said she was upset?

Lucinda: Well, I know my daughter's face. For heaven's sake! It's clear she's upset about something.

Holden: Lucinda, this is between Lily and me, so stay out of it.

Lucinda: I won't stay out of it. And you, after all you've put her through --

Lily: Mother, stop!

Holden: You know what?

Lily: Holden hasn't done anything wrong, and you know it.

Holden: Maybe you should just leave.

Lucinda: No, I'm not going to leave. I'm not going to leave. I just got here.

Lily: Holden, it's -- it's all right. You -- we'll talk about this later.

Holden: Are you sure?

Lily: Yeah. It's nothing that can't wait.

Lucinda: And, uh, now I'm here, so I'll make sure whatever she needs, she'll get it.

Lily: It's okay.

Lucinda: Satisfied?

Holden: Fine.

Lily: We'll talk later, I promise.

Holden: All right. Just call me if you need me.

Lucinda: She wonít. [Sighs] What are you up to? Have you lost your mind?

Janet: Iím sorry I wasn't here for you.

Liberty: It's not your fault. I'm glad you're here now.

Janet: I didn't realize you had gotten so close to Gabriel.

Liberty: I didn't either. He was really nice to me during the chemo and picking me up at your parents' house so I didn't have to sit through the funeral.

Janet: He obviously means a lot to you.

Liberty: He never treated me like a cancer patient. I was always a regular person with him.

Janet: What about Parker?

Liberty: What about him?

Janet: Does he think that Gabriel is as nice as you think he is?

Liberty: They don't get along. Whenever he saw me with Gabriel --

Janet: I know. Listen, maybe you are not his friend in the same way you think you're his friend. Do you know what I mean? Get where I'm going?

Liberty: Yeah.

Janet: Yeah.

Liberty: I guess not.

Janet: Yeah. So, did something happen between them?

Liberty: It started when Gabriel picked me up from Melrose Park. Parker was, like, obsessed with how he could afford it.

Janet: Yeah, how could he afford it? I thought he was a handyman or something.

Liberty: He has money from somewhere. I don't know. It doesn't really matter to me.

Janet: But it mattered to Parker.

Liberty: Yeah, they got in a huge fight.

Janet: About money?

Liberty: No, about me.

Jack: I know this has got to be tough on you. You worked so hard on Monte Carlo. And to lose it like that --

Carly: I'm just thinking about Gabriel right now.

Jack: But it wasn't your fault.

Carly: Well, I know, but he worked for me, and he was trapped in my office.

Jack: You didn't cause the fire.

Carly: Of course not.

Jack: And what about you?

Parker: What about me?

Jack: Well, it can't be easy seeing a kid your age in the hospital like that.

Parker: It isnít.

Jack: What's important is to know that just because you knew him and because he worked for you, it doesn't make you responsible.

Carly: Well, we -- we know that.

Parker: Yeah, I -- I know that. I get it.

Jack: Okay. Of course. Of course you do. Right now I think it's important to focus on us, our lives and our family.

Parker: Sure.

Jack: So I tell you what. Why don't we grab Sage and, uh, I don't know, go for a walk, spend some time together, maybe just be alone and talk this through?

Carly: We can't do that.

Jack: You can't what, go for a walk?

Carly: No, we -- we can't, not now, because P -- Parker has a paper, and he hasn't done enough work on it at all.

Parker: Right. I do.

Carly: You should be at the library right now, really.

Parker: You're -- you're right. It's -- it's due tomorrow, and I'm way behind.

Jack: Yeah, well, I didn't mean to pull you away from your studies.

Carly: Well, we both appreciate the thought.

Jack: I'm just worried about you.

Carly: I know. And you're sweet. But you were right before. The best thing we can do is just get back to normal.

Parker: Which means I should really go work on that paper.

Carly: Yeah. Why don't you go get your stuff, and I'll give you a lift to the library?

Parker: Okay. Be right back.

Jack: Okay, what's going on?

Carly: What do you mean?

Jack: You and Parker.

Carly: Oh, we're -- we're just -- we're just worried about the fire and all that.

Jack: And I'm -- and I'm trying to help.

Carly: I know.

Jack: So -- so why are you pushing me away?

Margo: Craig, what's wrong with you?

Craig: Nothing's wrong with me?

Margo: Well, I -- I didn't mean to criticize you for having feelings.

Craig: That's what it sounded like.

Margo: I'm sorry.

Craig: Why shouldn't I feel bad about what happened to this kid?

Margo: Well, you should. It's great that you do.

Craig: Ahh. Except you're just so shocked.

Margo: No. It's you made a real point of -- of telling me that you really didn't care much about this kid.

Craig: He's a -- he's a kid. He's all alone in the world.

Margo: Well, I think it's great that you're showing interest in him. I like that you show people that you've got a heart.

Craig: Including you.

Margo: Including me, yes.

Craig: So sorry to shock you like that.

Margo: [Sighs] Have you been able to track down his family.

Craig: I wouldn't know where to start.

Margo: What about, do you ever see him hanging out with anyone? Does he have friends in Oakdale?

Craig: Did this just turn into an interrogation?

Margo: Yeah, yeah. We're trying to find out why he didn't get out of the building.

Craig: You told me he was unconscious.

Margo: Well, yes, beyond that. Listen, did you ever see him get in an argument with anyone?

Craig: You think someone did this to him?

Margo: I'm just asking a few questions?

Craig: Well, I barely saw him. Look, you know what? I really -- I have to go. Sorry.

Margo: Really, there's nothing more you can tell me about him?

Craig: I told you everything I know.

Margo: [Sighs] Well, what about you -- you hired him. You really didn't fill out any forms?

Craig: Everything went up in the fire.

Margo: All right, all right. About the fire, you have any idea how that started?

Craig: Margo, you have experts to tell you things like that.

Margo: Craig, I'm just asking if you have any idea.

Craig: I -- look, I -- I don't know anything more, really. I wish I could help you.

Margo: I wish you could, too. Call me if you think of anything.

Craig: Yes. Yes, of course. I will.

Margo: I'm -- I'm gonna walk you out.

Janet: So, what was the fight about?

Liberty: Parker was jealous, even though he had no reason to be.

Janet: That happens.

Liberty: But, Mom, he went way over the line. He totally lost it when he found out Gabriel came to pick me up.

Janet: Honey, he cares about you, a lot.

Liberty: We caught him in Gabriel's room, going through his stuff.

Janet: What?! Why was Parker going through Gabriel's stuff?

Liberty: Because he's convinced Gabriel's hiding something from me. He wasn't, but it got really intense for a couple of minutes.

Janet: Oh, Honey, I'm so sorry.

Liberty: [Sighs] And, like, I don't know what I'm supposed to do. I want to be friends with both of them, but Parker is making that really hard right now.

Janet: Well, that's not your fault.

Liberty: I know, but you know how much Parker's done for me. He's been there every time I needed him.

Janet: I know, I know, but it doesn't sound to make like you are choosing Gabriel over Parker or that you're rejecting Parker.

Liberty: I'm not.

Janet: Okay! Then you haven't done anything wrong.

Liberty: I guess. It would be so much easier if I'd never become friends with Gabriel in the first place.

Janet: Hey, do not blame yourself for Parker's behavior, okay? As long as you have been honest with both guys, you've got nothing to feel guilty about.

Liberty: They sure don't make it easy on us, do they?

Janet: No, they donít.

Lucinda: I know you're upset, and you want to share. You want to share everything with Holden. You canít.

Lily: Why not?

Lucinda: Because Holden doesn't lie. He cannot tell a lie. He only tells the truth. He will tell somebody, and then Craig will find out that Gabriel is his son.

Lily: Don't you think he has a right to know?

Lucinda: And you know what he'll try to do to us when he learns that we've kept the secret all these years.

Lily: We're gonna find out soon enough, because he already knows.

Lucinda: How -- he knows what?

Lily: He knows that Gabriel is his son.

Lucinda: How? How does he know that?

Lily: I told him.

Lucinda: You are out of your mind! Now, why?! Why did you do that?!

Lily: Mother, that boy could be dying, and he's here all alone.

Lucinda: He has us.

Lily: Oh, please. Have you even been to see him?

Lucinda: No. Have you?

Lily: Yes. That's -- that's when I ran into Craig.

Lucinda: Oh, oh, and then you had to tell him! You had to tell everything!

Lily: Yes, I had to tell him that that boy that was lying unconscious in that hospital bed was his son!

Lucinda: Why? Why -- would you risk everything after --

Lily: It wasn't our place to keep it from him anymore!

Lucinda: It was the mother's decision! It was Lidiaís decision!

Lily: Lidia is dead, Mother.

Lucinda: Yes.

Lily: And Gabriel must know about Craig. Why else would he have come here?

Lucinda: You don't know that for sure.

Lily: You're right, I donít. But if by some miracle this boy does survive, at least he'll know that Craig didn't abandon him before he was born.

Lucinda: Better off without that maniac in his life.

Lily: It was never up to us to decide.

Lucinda: We did the right thing.

Lily: I wish that I could believe that. Craig certainly doesnít.

Lucinda: No, of course he doesn't, because he wants to -- claim his son and mold him, turn him into a puppet of his will, the way he was trying -- trying to do with poor Bryant.

Lily: Where are you going?

Lucinda: I'm going to deal with this!

Lily: How?

Lucinda: Don't worry about it.

Lily: Mother, what are you going to do?

[Door slams]

Jack: So, how long are you gonna be at the -- the library?

Parker: I'm not sure. I'm way behind.

Jack: Well, maybe when you're finished, we can go see Gabriel.

Parker: Why?

Jack: Well, I'm sure he can use some company.

Parker: He's unconscious.

Jack: He might still know we're there.

Janet: Um, I'm not sure Parker should go anywhere near the hospital.

Jack: Why?

Janet: Ask him.

Carly: J -- just because they had a few disagreements doesn't mean that Parker wanted to see Gabriel get hurt.

Janet: No, I'm not saying that. But what I am saying is that when Gabriel wakes up, Parker may not be the first person he'll want to see.

Jack: What? Are things really that bad between you two?

Carly: No! Of course not. Why are you trying to make it seem worse than it is? Why are you always looking to cause trouble for us?

Jack: Carly --

Janet: That's not what I'm doing.

Carly: Well, it sure as hell seems like you are, and I'm sick of it! A -- all I'm saying is that it shouldn't matter what happened before Gabriel got hurt. What matters now is -- is that he gets better.

Janet: I don't disagree. I'm just trying to look out for Parker, too.

Carly: Well, thank you, but let us look out for our son, okay?

Janet: Okay. I'm sorry I interrupted. If it's all right with you, I'd like to make Liberty a sandwich.

Jack: Of course. Um, sure.

Janet: Thank you.

Jack: Listen, I know you're upset, but that's no reason to take it out on Janet.

Carly: Oh, right. Poor, pitiful Janet.

Jack: Carly, all I'm saying is she's had a tough time.

Carly: All I'm saying is that I don't like her suggesting that Parker doesn't care about Gabriel just because they've had a few disagreements.

Jack: That's not what she's saying at all.

Parker: Mom's right. It's not true.

Jack: Well, I should hope it's not true.

Parker: No matter what went down between us --

Carly: We're all -- we're upset, and we're worried. But right now, we've got to get you to the library.

Jack: Can I ask you something?

Janet: Sure.

Jack: Why -- why did you say that you didn't think Gabriel would want to see Parker in the hospital?

Janet: All right, do you promise not to get mad?

Jack: I promise.

Janet: Liberty and Gabriel caught Parker breaking into Gabriel's room, and he went through his stuff.

Jack: What?

Janet: Yeah.

Jack: You serious? Why would he do that?

Janet: I think because he's jealous of Gabriel.

Jack: Because of -- because of Liberty? Is -- is Liberty seeing Gabriel now?

Janet: They're just friends. They're just friends. But, you know, I -- I think that Parker thinks there might be something going on. I don't know.

Jack: That doesn't sound like Parker at all.

Janet: Really? Look, I'm sorry that I brought it up in front of Carly. I -- I shouldn't have done that. I didn't mean to add any more problems to your life.

Jack: No, I know. I know you didnít. I know you didn't mean it. I know it's hard for you, staying here.

Janet: Liberty and I need to be on our own.

Jack: Okay. We'll work on that.

Janet: Thank you.

Parker: Why don't we just tell Dad exactly what happened?

Carly: We can't do that.

Parker: But if I explain that I never meant for Gabriel to get hurt like that --

Carly: Parker, you knew he was unconscious, and you left him there.

Parker: So? I had no idea that there was gonna be a fire. Are you saying that my own father is not gonna believe me?

Carly: Of course he'll believe you. But he's also a cop, and -- and he's gonna know that your story doesn't sound good enough.

Parker: Maybe you shouldn't try and protect me.

Carly: Of course I should. And I'm also protecting him, because your dad will do everything he has to do to exonerate you. You know that. We also have to be very careful so that no one finds out you were even there.

Parker: So what do we do?

Carly: We wait. We see what happens with the case.

Parker: You know, we've both gotten in trouble before for lying to Dad.

Carly: I know. Right now, I think it's the only choice we have.

Parker: Maybe it is, but I don't think I can do it.

[Monitor beeping]

Lily: Gabriel -- I never thought I'd see you again. Your mother said that she would never tell you who your father was. I wish I knew what changed her mind, if she was the one who told you about Craig. We never should have kept it from you. You had a right to know. You both did.

Dr. Matthews: Uh, excuse me. Are you family?

Lily: No. Uh, I'm a friend. How is he?

Dr. Matthews: Well, we haven't seen much improvement. He still can't breathe on his own.

Lily: If there's anything that he needs, anything that's not covered, we'll pay for it.

Dr. Matthews: Right now, we're doing everything we can.

Lily: Thank you. I am so sorry. We thought that we were doing the right thing. I hope that you'll understand why we did it, if it's not too late for you to find out.

Craig: They need to beef up security in this place.

Lucinda: We need to talk.

Craig: I was afraid you were gonna say that.

Lucinda: Can I come in?

Craig: I don't think so.

Lucinda: We need to discuss this latest unpleasantness.

Craig: [Laughs] "Unpleasantness"? That's what you call it?

Lucinda: You have every right to be upset.

Craig: Oh, thank you. That's so generous of you.

Lucinda: It was a difficult situation for all of us.

Craig: I didn't even realize there was a situation, thanks to you.

Lucinda: Me? No, no, no. I didn't just -- well, I wasn't the one that didn't tell you. It was the mother who told you. She was in a difficult situation, wasn't she? It was her call to make.

Craig: Spare me, Lucinda. Your daughter gave me the same line when she finally decided to unburden herself.

Lucinda: Give us a break, Craig. Your heart bleeds for this boy that you never even knew and the boy that didn't want you, the mother that didn't want you in his life. The boy clearly didn't want you, or he would have revealed himself to you.

Craig: You've all poisoned him against me.

Lucinda: Craig, the facts. You mean nothing to that boy, and -- and he means less than nothing to you.

Craig: He's my son!

Lucinda: He's a stranger. And obviously he wants to stay that way.

Craig: You don't know what he wants.

Lucinda: Why else wouldn't he have told you? I have a -- [Groans] You know, could I make a tiny, tiny suggestion?

Craig: Can I stop you?

Lucinda: Walk away?

Craig: What?

Lucinda: Just walk away. Forget him. Forget his mother. Forget that he ever existed. Give the poor kid a break.

Craig: Excuse me.

Lucinda: I mean it.

Craig: If you don't shut your mouth, I swear to God I'll kill you.

Lucinda: Let go of me.

Craig: You deserve a lot more for what you've done.

Lucinda: We did the right thing.

Craig: You always say you're doing the right thing, you and your daughter!

Lucinda: Yes.

Craig: Your daughters are so respectable, so upstanding, so virtuous. And you're nothing but liars.

Lucinda: It's what Lidia wanted.

Craig: You have no idea what the hired help wants! Sierra's just like you. I thought Lily was my friend, but she's clearly your daughter first.

Lucinda: Lily's too much of a friend to you.

Craig: You lied to me. You all lied to me. And because of you, it may be too late for me to ever know my son. And I swear to you, if I lose another one, you will lose everything you ever had. You understand me? Get out of my house!

Liberty: I'm not hungry.

Janet: You need to keep your strength up.

Liberty: I'm fine.

Janet: No, you're not. Just eat. Little, little bite for me, please?

Liberty: Okay.

Janet: What's wrong -- you stopped the chemo. Why aren't you hungry?

Liberty: I don't know. Maybe it's an after-effect.

Janet: Are you feeling sick again?

Liberty: No. I'm just not hungry.

Janet: Well, I don't care. You're gonna eat. Sit down. Come on. Thank you. Hey, Libby, I'm sorry that things have been so hard and difficult lately.

Liberty: It's okay.

Janet: No, it's not. I feel like I haven't been doing my job.

Liberty: Mom --

Janet: I feel like I haven't been doing my job. I'm supposed to protect you.

Liberty: From cancer? How? What happened to Gabriel is not your fault.

Janet: I know, but my mind has been all over the place lately, between Jack and -- and Dusty and my father. I just feel like I should be spending all of my time with you.

Liberty: But I want you to have a life. You're having a baby. You have to focus on that.

Janet: Okay. But I want you to know that you are still my number-one concern.

Liberty: Well, tied for number one.

Janet: Yeah, okay. I'll go with you on that one. I promise you, things are gonna get better.

Liberty: I know they will.

Janet: And the first thing we're gonna do is we are gonna move out of this house.

Liberty: [Groans] That will be good. It's been really hard living in the same place as Parker.

Janet: It's been really hard living in the same place as Carly.

Liberty: [Laughs] Are we, uh, moving in with Dusty to the house he bought?

Janet: No. No, we're gonna find a place of our own. I think it would be better that way. That way, we will be completely independent.

Liberty: I want to get out of here, too. But let's face, we already did the independence thing, and it is definitely not fun. Do we really want to do that again?

Holden: Yeah, dinner sounds great. Yeah, I can be ready. No problem. I need to go. I'll call you right back.

Lucinda: [Coughs] I'm sorry I interrupted.

Holden: What do you want?

Lucinda: [Coughs] I shouldn't have stopped Lily from telling you what's been going on.

Holden: What happened to you?

Lucinda: It's a long story. But in the meantime, Lily and the kids are in real danger.

Holden: From who?

Lucinda: Craig.

Craig: So his condition's the same? Well, I -- I'd like to speak to his doctor. All right, all right. I'll, uh -- I'll try him later, then. [Sighs]

Parker: Aren't you afraid that dad's gonna get really mad when he finds out that we didn't tell him right away?

Carly: I'll let him know that it was my decision, okay?

Parker: I don't know.

Carly: Parker, what happened to Gabriel was an accident. And if that's what they conclude, then there'll be nothing to tell them anyway.

Parker: And if they don't?

Carly: Let's just wait and see, okay?

Parker: Okay.

Carly: Okay. Now, why don't you go on back home and tell Dad that you got the books you need from the library and go to your room and -- and stay there?

Parker: Aren't you coming?

Carly: There's something that I need to take care of first.

Parker: Does that have anything to do with Gabriel?

Carly: No. But don't worry. Everything's gonna be okay.

Parker: Are you sure?

Carly: Absolutely. I'll see you at home.

Margo: Hey, how was the trip?

Jack: Hard, but, uh, Janet needed me there, so I'm glad I made the trip.

Margo: Well, I'm glad you're back. You heard about the fire at Monte Carlo?

Jack: Yeah, I did, just now. Sounds like a terrible accident.

Margo: Terrible, yes. Accident not so much.

Jack: What, you think it was arson?

Margo: We haven't ruled anything out.

Jack: So what do you got?

Margo: Nothing yet.

Jack: So maybe it was an accident.

Margo: Well, we have to prove that. I'm putting you in charge of the investigation.

Holden: Thanks for agreeing to see me.

Lily: You said it was important. What's going on?

Holden: Your mom came out to the farm.

Lily: Why?

Holden: She told me about Gabriel.

Lily: She was ready to kill me for even thinking about telling you. Why would she decide to tell you now?

Holden: Because Craig attacked her.

Lily: What?

Holden: Yeah. She went to see him, and he ended up choking her.

Lily: Oh, my God. Is she all right?

Holden: Yeah, she's fine. She's a little rattled by it all, but she was afraid that he might come after you or the kids. That's why she told me.

Lily: This is all my fault.

Holden: No, it's not.

Lily: No, I told Craig that Gabriel was his son, that I thought we were wrong for keeping it from him all these years.

Holden: Yeah, it was wrong, but I doesn't give Craig the right to get violent.

Lily: I'm not sure I can blame him. Gabriel thinks that Craig abandoned him. And -- and now he might die before Craig has a chance to tell him that he didn't even know he existed.

Holden: Still, it's no excuse for what Craig did to your mother. And if he blames you for keeping his son from him all those years, he might turn his anger on you just like he did to your mother.

Lily: You think Craig might come after me?

Holden: If he tries, he's gonna have to get through me first.

Liberty: I am not saying that we can't do it on our own. I know we can. But I still remember how hard it was before we came here to find dad.

Janet: I know, but it's different now, right? I mean, we've both grown up so much since then. I'm not flying around from town to town looking for some guy to help me take care of you, to complete me. I don't need that anymore. I'm -- I'm okay. We're okay by ourselves. I have a great job. We live in a great town. We have friends and family here. And as long as we have each other and this baby, everything's gonna be okay.

Liberty: I know it will.

Jack: I'm not sure you want me on this case, Margo.

Margo: I am. You're the best detective I've got.

Jack: Well, that -- that very well may be, but I've got a conflict of interest. Carly's business was in that building, and the guy who was hurt worked for her.

Margo: Well, I don't see it that way. I see it as all the more incentive to get it right. Thank you.

Jack: But isn't arson the fire department's gig?

Margo: If it's just a fire, yes.

Jack: Well, what else would it be about?

Margo: The doctor said that Gabriel suffered a severe head trauma.

Jack: Yeah, he could have suffered that while he was on his way out of the building, falling debris and all.

Margo: Mm-hmm. That's what we thought at first.

Jack: So you think someone knocked him out and then set the fire?

Margo: That's what it looks like, yeah.

Jack: Somebody -- somebody knocked this kid out, leaving him there to die, and then set the fire to cover their tracks?

Margo: Yeah. And I need you to find out who it was.

[Craig coughs]

Carly: What was that? Another accident?

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Craig: I can explain everything.

Jack: Carly, stop.

Craig: Oh!

Henry: No sex until after marriage.

Vienna: That's a terrible idea.

Henry: Well, it's tradition.

Vienna: And when did you start to care about tradition.

Henry: Since you went and decided to get pregnant without even telling me.

Vienna: You have the -- right hair, right eyes.

Casey: Right for what?

Vienna: What I need.

Reid: I'm losing him. Give me some suction. I can't see what I'm doing.

Luke: I want you to talk to me like someone who gives a crap about what happens to Noah, you selfish son of a bitch!

Holden: Luke, Luke --

Luke: What have you done?

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