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Victor: Will you take messages for me for the time being? Connie, let the others know that Iíll be back in a short while, okay?
Nick: Hey, Dad.
Nick: When did you get here?
Victor: I never left. I wanted to be here in case your sister needed anything.
Nick: How is she doing this morning?
Victor: She hasn't come down yet.
Nikki: She's still sleeping. She needs the rest. Anybody want coffee?
Victor: No, thank you. Now that Nicholas is here, I think I'll go back to my apartment, take a shower, then I have to go to the office for a while.
Nikki: Okay. Oh, Victor -- I'm just so glad you were there to protect us.
Victor: Don't forget that Ryan saved us.
Nikki: I know. I know, and he will always have a piece of my heart for that. I'm so glad you were there. I'm okay. I'm all right.
Victor: I'll be back later on.
Miguel: Mrs. Newman?
Miguel: Would you like me to fix a tray for Victoria?
Nikki: You know, I don't know if she's awake yet, but let me go see.
Michael: Don't hang up. It's me.
Isabella: What do you want?
Michael: Are you still angry? Isabella, are you still there?
Isabella: Look, Iíve been thinking over your offer.
Isabella: And as much as I hate to ask anything from you, I am in no position to be proud. So I need your help to find me a job in another town. The sooner I leave this God-forsaken place, the better.
Michael: Well, that's great. Do you want to come to my office? Shall I come there?
Isabella: Why don't you come here in an hour? I have somewhere to be right now.
Jack: Good morning, sleepyhead. A rose for my fairest rose.
Phyllis: It's beautiful.
Jack: Nowhere near as beautiful as you are. Hungry?
Phyllis: What do you have in mind?
Jack: Oh, down, girl. Down, girl. I was thinking of rolls and coffee.
Phyllis: I wasn't.
Jack: Did I mention everyone's gone already?
Phyllis: Oh, I guess we're getting a late start.
Jack: Well, late, I don't know. We are in the baby-making business. We have to take every opportunity available to us.
Phyllis: You know what? That reminds me. I have to take one of these. Here it goes. Why are you smiling?
Jack: Oh, Iím just thinking what a beautiful mother you're going to be.
Phyllis: I'm not pregnant yet -- not until the scientists do their thing.
Jack: Well, you know what the doctor told us -- no harm in going through the motions.
Katherine: So how did things go with Mackenzie after I retired last evening?
Billy: Well, she's still very upset at her mom, even after Ned told her that Amanda did a very good thing for someone while she was at the shelter.
Katherine: Oh, please, is that supposed to erase all the heartache that she has caused Mackenzie?
Billy: No, but don't you think it makes a difference?
Katherine: Billy, I think what Mackenzie thinks is what counts.
Billy: Well, she thinks it could, which is why I'm trying to convince her to reconsider letting her mom go.
Katherine: Do you think Mackenzie should reopen some lines of communications with her mother?
Billy: Mrs. Chancellor, all I know is that Mac has admitted to having unresolved issues with her mom, and if she could use this second chance to start working through some of that -- besides, you know, Iím talking from my own experience. I know it's better to have a not-so-great relationship with your mom than none at all.
Katherine: Billy, my granddaughter has never told me exactly why she ran away from home. Now, I know you've talked about it with her. I don't expect you to betray her trust, believe me. I've got to know if Amanda is directly responsible for all of the pain that she has suffered.
Billy: I think it's more about what her mom didn't do than what she did do.
Katherine: Well, if -- if the woman is sincere, then I would have to agree, yes. It would be better if Mackenzie had some kind of relationship with her. After all, as much as I'd like to be everything to Mackenzie, I know that's not possible. And I'm fully aware that I can never, ever replace her mother.
Mackenzie: Don't ever come back to Genoa City, 'cause as far as Iím concerned, I don't even have a mother.
Amanda: Excuse me?
Amanda: I've changed my mind. I've decided not to go to Springfield. Can I change my ticket for one to Tampa?
Clerk: No problem. Let's see. That'll be another $50.
Amanda: What? I don't have that much money, and I really need to get to Tampa.
Clerk: Lady, I'm sorry. What can I do? If you want to get to Tampa, you've gotta come up with 50 bucks.
Nikki: I was just coming to check on you. How are you doing?
Victoria: I'm fine.
Nick: How about some breakfast? You know you've got to eat.
Miguel: I just made some blueberry muffins.
Victoria: I'm really not hungry.
Nikki: Sweetheart, just try a little bit, okay?
Victoria: Fine, a muffin.
Miguel: I'll bring it right up.
Victoria: I'll have it the kitchen.
Chris: Nikki, hi. It's Christine Williams.
Nikki: Christine? You've heard?
Chris: Yeah. I'm in Los Angeles for a few days on business. I was visiting Nina when Neil phoned last night with the news.
Nikki: She must be devastated.
Chris: Yeah. It's hit her really hard.
Nikki: What about Phillip?
Chris: She hasn't told him yet.
Nikki: Is she coming out for the funeral?
Chris: No. No, she has to stay with Phillip, and he can't fly.
Nikki: He's still sick?
Chris: Yeah, but I'll be at the service.
Nikki: I'm afraid we haven't made all the arrangements, but I'll call you as soon as we do.
Chris: All right. Great. Thanks. Let me give you my number here.
Nikki: Yeah. Okay. All right, good. I'm glad you're coming, Christine. I wish it were under better circumstances. I'll see you soon. Bye. Well, Nina and Phillip can't come -- honey, what's wrong?
Nick: It's like the light has gone out of Victoria.
Nikki: How can it not after what's happened? She's strong. She'll come out of this in time.
Dr. Thompson: Isabella, make sure you stop by my receptionist on your way out. I will need to see you again in a few weeks.
Isabella: Why? I thought you said everything was fine.
Dr. Thompson: Oh, it is, but regular prenatal check-ups are very important.
Isabella: Of course. It's just -- Iím not sure how much longer I'll be in Genoa City.
Dr. Thompson: You're leaving town?
Isabella: I'm not sure I have much choice.
Dr. Thompson: Isabella, I don't mean to pry, but since you haven't mentioned the baby's father, I'm assuming you haven't told him about the child?
Dr. Thompson: He's not in the picture at all?
Isabella: For reasons that I don't want to get into.
Dr. Thompson: It must be difficult, going it alone.
Isabella: I'll manage.
Dr. Thompson: I didn't mean to imply otherwise.
Isabella: I never thought it would come to this. How in God's name did I let this happen?
Dr. Thompson: Obviously, you're in a very difficult situation. If there's anything I can do to help, I want you to --
Isabella: I don't need your help or your pity. I have some leads on some jobs in other towns. I have a meeting this morning to settle things.
Dr. Thompson: Look, I don't want to spoil your plans, but have you thought this through carefully?
Isabella: What are you talking about?
Dr. Thompson: Being pregnant, you might have trouble finding work.
Isabella: Like I said, I have connections.
Dr. Thompson: Will those enable you to hold a job well into your pregnancy and afterwards with a newborn? I'm just afraid you could wind up all alone in a new town with no way to support yourself.
Billy: Anyway, she said she was gonna let me know this morning, that she was gonna sleep on it. Hey, there you are. How are you doing? What's wrong?
Mackenzie: I just wish that you and my grandma wouldn't talk about my mom behind my back.
Katherine: I'm sorry, sweetheart. We weren't discussing --
Mackenzie: I overheard you talking.
Billy: Mac, come on. We love you, and we just want to help.
Mackenzie: I don't need any help.
Katherine: Well, I'm sorry, sweetheart, but that is exactly how it works. Your family, your friends get involved because they care.
Katherine: Esther? Esther, what is it?
Esther: I just turned on the radio, and they said that Ryan --
Katherine: What, what?
Esther: He didn't make it.
Katherine: Dear God in heaven. Dear God in heaven. I have to -- I have to call Nikki.
Mackenzie: Victoria --
Mackenzie: This is so awful. Not that we knew Ryan that well, but --
Billy: He was so young.
Mackenzie: About to get married. His whole life ahead of him.
Billy: And now -- do you think Iím pushing too hard about your mom?
Mackenzie: Not really, and I did sleep on it, like I promised.
Mackenzie: I'm having a hard time deciding what to do.
Billy: Even after finding out what she did for Colleen?
Mackenzie: I'm not saying it didn't affect me. I just don't know if I can trust her.
Billy: Wow. I mean, what's a person got to do to earn back your trust? I mean, I did, so I know it can be done.
Mackenzie: She said she was leaving town, but she didn't. She stayed at the shelter, where she knows I volunteer. How can I believe anything she says?
Billy: Mac, she says she just wants to be close to you. All right, all right. A part of her was hoping that she would run into you. Look, it's complicated.
Ned: Hey, Mac, it's Ned.
Mackenzie: Hi. What's up?
Ned: Look, I just checked the women's dorm. Amanda's taken her things and left the shelter.
Mackenzie: When did she leave?
Ned: I'm not sure. No one saw her go.
Mackenzie: Okay. Well, thanks for letting me know.
Billy: Mac, what is it?
Mackenzie: That was Ned. My mom's taken off.
Mackenzie: You know, in a way, her leaving shows that she might be sincere, but it's too late now. What?
Billy: Well, you know, maybe there is something we can do. But it's totally up to you, Mac. It's your call.
Dr. Thompson: I'm sorry. I didn't mean to upset you.
Isabella: You're right. If I take a job now, Iíd have to ask for maternity leave, and having not been there a year, I might be let go. There'd be no money coming in. I'd be all alone in a new town. What was I thinking? There has to be another option.
Jack: You didn't join me in the shower.
Phyllis: Oh, well, I just got enough strength to get my tushie out of bed and have some coffee.
Jack: Old smiling Jack's a little too much for you these days?
Phyllis: I don't think so.
Jack: You can take a little something off my game if you like. [Phyllis laughs] What? What is it?
Phyllis: You know, I was just thinking. Before I told you I wanted to get pregnant, you said you had some exciting news for me.
Jack: Well, that was before you told me about your fantabulous idea.
Phyllis: Well, tell me what got you so excited.
Jack: Actually, it's kind of a back burner issue now. I found a wonderful penthouse apartment for the two of us to move into, but that was before we talked about starting a family.
Phyllis: Oh, so you just don't want to rush into anything until we're sure?
Jack: Well, you know, I mean, it's still a big deal. We've got to find a place to live once we get married, but whether that's a penthouse downtown or something a little more traditional --
Phyllis: Yeah, like a house in the country with a white picket fence and a swing set in the backyard? Are you thinking of buying or building?
Jack: Oh, whatever works. Either one's fine.
Phyllis: You know, I asked because a few weeks back, I was looking in the closet and found these plans. You were obviously thinking of building a house at one time. These are your plans, right? Has your memory skipped you?
Jack: No. I think I probably blocked this one out. You didn't happen to notice the name of the architect, did you? Diane Jenkins.
Diane: Hello, Victor. Remember me?
Victor: Well, Iíll be damned. If it isn't Diane Jenkins.
Nikki: I know. We all are. Thank you, Katherine. I'll tell her. I'll speak to you later. Bye-bye.
Nick: There are some business associates of Ryanís who may not have heard, so Iíll be in the den.
Nikki: All right, honey. Sweetie. It's very sad, isn't it?
Cassie: I just can't believe Iíll never see Ryan again. It doesn't seem possible.
Nikki: I know. I know it doesnít.
Sharon: Cassie wanted to let her aunt know how she feels.
Nikki: That's going to mean so much to her. You're so sweet.
Cassie: I'm really sorry, Aunt Vicki. I was looking forward to Ryan being my uncle.
Victoria: Thank you, Cassie. I know he was looking forward to that, too.
Victor: Why are you here?
Diane: If you'll let me come in, I'll explain.
Victor: You haven't answered my question. Why'd you come here?
Diane: I would think that's obvious. When I heard about this tragedy of Ryanís death --
Victor: You felt a sudden impulse to be near the Newman family, is that it?
Diane: You find that so hard to believe? Do I need to remind you, we were married once -- happily? And I'll never forget the connection I had with your family. And in times like these, families pull together.
Victor: This family has done extremely well without you. How long do you plan to stay here?
Diane: Just a little while. As I said, I heard about what happened, and I wanted to express my condolences in person.
Diane: Yeah. You know, I'm not really a bad person, Victor. And I don't believe in carrying grudges.
Victor: You're the last person that I expected or wanted to see. However, I do agree with you, holding grudges is not healthy.
Diane: Well, then, there might be hope for us yet.
Phyllis: Diane Jenkins? Now, there's a name I could have done without hearing this morning.
Jack: Yeah, that would make two of us.
Phyllis: Do I sense some antipathy?
Jack: From me, old smiling Jack? No, I love everybody.
Phyllis: Even your ex-fiancťe?
Jack: My ex-fiancťe might be an exception.
Phyllis: You want to tell me why?
Jack: I think you have some idea what this is all about.
Phyllis: No, Jack. I don't know all your deep, dark secrets, especially when it comes to your ex-fiancťes.
Jack: Obviously, you know we were engaged.
Phyllis: Yes, I know that. I also know it wasn't your average, run-of-the-mill engagement.
Jack: Well, it certainly started out that way.
Phyllis: Meaning you were head over heels in love with her?
Jack: Well, you are not the first beautiful filly I've fallen for.
Phyllis: Well, I'm definitely the last. So these are your blueprints of your love nest with Diane Jenkins?
Jack: Actually, Diane finished those right about the same time that she started things out with Victor Newman.
Phyllis: Do you ever wonder what might have been, Jack?
Jack: Nope. No, I look at those plans, and I wonder how I ever could have gotten involved with Diane Jenkins again.
Jack: You don't want to know.
Phyllis: Yes, I do want to know. I want to know right now, and you're going to tell me.
[Knock at door]
Ned: Be right with you, Ellen.
Amanda: It's not Ellen.
Ned: Amanda? I thought you'd left.
Amanda: Yeah, I did, but I ran into a problem. I was at the train station, and I found out that I didn't have enough money to get to where I was going. I hate this, Ned, but could you spot me 50 bucks? I promise I'll pay you back.
Ned: Amanda, I think you should reconsider leaving.
Amanda: Why? My daughter might give me another chance? Come on, Ned, that's wishful thinking.
Ned: No, it's not. Look, you have every right to be upset with me for what Iíve done, but I told Mac that you were the good Samaritan who helped Colleen.
Amanda: What did she say? Did she want to see me again? She doesn't, does she?
Ned: Amanda, give her time. You can't expect --
Amanda: What, a miracle? Because you and I both know that's what it will take.
Ned: Look, hearing what you did had an impact on Mac. I really think it's worth you staying around a little longer.
Amanda: I've got to cut my losses.
Ned: Or play to win.
Amanda: Damn it, Ned! This isn't some game! I've already caused my daughter enough pain.
Ned: Amanda, listen to me. I was just on the phone with Mac telling her you'd left. I had the definite feeling she was a little disappointed. Not only that, her boyfriend Billy is hoping Mac will at least build some small bridge to you, enough so that you have a chance to communicate. But that can't happen if you leave.
Amanda: I wish you wouldn't have said anything to Mackenzie. I mean, not only did you break my confidence, but you caused my daughter more pain. Don't you see, Ned? Every minute that I stay here hurts my daughter that much more. So please help me.
Michael: Oh, there you are. I was beginning to think you stood me up.
Isabella: Don't start with me, Michael. I am in no mood.
Michael: Where have you been?
Isabella: None of your business.
Michael: Fine. Far be it from me to pry.
Isabella: Since when?
Michael: Hey, let's call a truce.
Isabella: I think that's asking a bit much, especially after last night.
Michael: I thought we were past all that.
Isabella: Why, because I asked for your help?
Michael: Which I'm happy to give.
Isabella: You're happy to get rid of me. There's a difference.
Michael: No, you misunderstood me last night.
Isabella: Oh, really?
Michael: Look, I definitely plan to stay in touch with you to make sure you're okay.
Isabella: How touching.
Michael: Look, Isabella, we're friends. I care about you.
Isabella: Which is why you're so anxious for me to leave town?
Michael: I know you think it's because I don't want to risk Christine finding out about our association, but she is not a factor.
Isabella: Yeah, keep telling yourself that, Michael.
Michael: You know, you think Christine is this risk to your happiness. First with Paul, then with me. Frankly, I think you're just a bit obsessed.
Isabella: Well, thank you for your psychoanalysis, doctor.
Michael: Look, I'm only saying it's another indication that you need a fresh break, you know? And that's why Iím here.
Isabella: What? What is that?
Michael: This is my list of contacts. Would you care to check them out with me? Okay. Now, I know a number of well-placed people in several large cities, all of which are possibilities. But while I was putting this list together, one place really stood out.
Michael: New Orleans. Not only is it a terrific city, but two of my former colleagues work there. Now, one is a partner in a top-notch firm where you could get an entry level position. The other is a professor at Tulane. You can finish college, and you can work, too. Huh? Come on. Sweetheart, don't fight it. Now, I know you can be happy in New Orleans.
Isabella: Oh, are you going to guarantee that?
Michael: Hey, if you put yourself in the right frame of mind, absolutely. Come on. What do you say? How about I get the ball rolling right now?
Jack: Honey, this is all ancient history.
Phyllis: You brought it up, sweetheart, not me.
Jack: You're not really worried that I have feelings for Diane Jenkins?
Phyllis: No, because I know you're in love with me.
Jack: That's right, body and soul.
Phyllis: Yet you chose to get involved with this woman again and again.
Jack: My history with Diane goes way back. I met her when she was a model at Jabot. Hell, I should've learned my lesson then and gotten her the hell out of my life.
Phyllis: But you didn't.
Jack: No, I didnít. She came back into town, and I got sucked right back in. And that is, of course, when I got my comeuppance from Victor Newman. Actually, I should be thanking the mustache. He did finally get Diane out of my life once and for all.
Phyllis: And Victor got his own comeuppance.
Jack: Oh, you mean the ugly divorce? Yeah. The final blow came when Diane found out that the baby she was carrying wasn't Victor's as she had insisted it was.
Phyllis: That's when she split out of town.
Jack: Yup. Any trace of Diane Jenkins is out of my life forever.
Victor: So you said you have come here to express your condolences.
Diane: It was something I needed to do.
Victor: Thank you. You've done it.
Diane: In other words, my presence at the funeral wouldn't be welcome?
Victor: You surmise correctly.
Diane: Still, it hurts.
Victor: This isn't about you, Diane Jenkins. This is about my daughter and her grief.
Diane: Victor, I wasn't expecting to be invited to a family dinner, though I did think I'd be allowed to express my condolences directly. Fine. Nobody can say I didn't try. I guess there's nothing more to say. Then again, maybe there is.
Cassie: I wish I could do something for Aunt Vicki.
Sharon: Cassie, we all feel that way, sweetie.
Nikki: You know what, honey? In the next few weeks, there will be things we can do to help her.
Cassie: But still, she's so quiet.
Nick: What's wrong?
Cassie: I'm afraid I might start crying.
Sharon: Oh, sweetheart, it's okay to show your feelings.
Cassie: I know, but if I start crying in front of Aunt Vicki, won't I make her even sadder?
Sharon: Sweetie, why don't we go down to the house for a little while? We'll come back a little later.
Nikki: Hello? Oh, yes. I'll have to get back to you.
Nick: Who was that?
Nikki: The funeral home. They're wondering about the arrangements.
Nick: Vicki's not gonna be up to doing them.
Nikki: No, I don't think so. I think we should just go ahead and do it for her.
Victoria: Who was on the phone? It was about the funeral, wasn't it?
Nikki: Honey, it's okay. We will take care of everything.
Victoria: No, Iíll handle it.
Nikki: Are you sure?
Victoria: Yes. It's the last thing I can do for Ryan, and I'm going to do it.
Billy: I combed the building.
Mackenzie: No sign of my mom?
Billy: Did you talk to the clerk?
Mackenzie: Billy, come on. Let's face it. We're too late.
Mackenzie: If she was here, she's already gone.
Billy: Mac, I don't think we should give up. Maybe she decided to fly.
Mackenzie: Where would she get that kind of money? You know, maybe it's for the best. Let's go.
Billy: Hey, hey, hey, hey. Mac, Mac, look.
Diane: You're not the least bit curious about how I've been?
Victor: Not the least bit.
Diane: Fine. I'll tell you anyway. I've been doing quite well this past year.
Victor: I had no doubt that you would land on your feet.
Diane: Yes, well, I am a survivor. So when I decided to make a fresh start, I really went for it. I took a job with an international architectural firm in Milan. It was a definite adjustment at first, but once --
Victor: Before you go on babbling, let me ask you something. After everything that you have done to me and my family, do you honestly think Iíd give a damn?
Diane: Oh, foolish me. Good-bye, Victor. Sorry to have intruded on your grief.
Isabella: Michael, wait.
Michael: Isabella, we've really got to get moving on this.
Isabella: We do?
Michael: I'm only trying to help.
Isabella: Because you think this is best for me?
Michael: You don't want this?
Isabella: The point is, the reason you're doing this is because you don't want me to intrude on your fantasies with Christine Williams.
Michael: You know -- ahh! You know, Isabella, I'm really tired of this. You ask me to help, and then, when I try and give it to you, you give me all sorts of attitude. If you want to handle this by yourself, be my guest.
Isabella: I woke up this morning, and I couldn't wait to distance myself from this town, but now I canít.
Michael: And why not?
Isabella: The appointment I mentioned, I was having some symptoms, and I thought it was a stomach virus, so I went to the doctor.
Michael: Yeah, okay. What, you're sick? What?
Isabella: No, Michael, I'm pregnant. I'm carrying your child.
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