All My Children Update Friday 3/3/06
Written By Lori
Pictures by Juanita
Dixie watches from a window outside a cabin as JR threatens Krystal with a gun. Krystal tells JR that Babe wont believe his text messages to her that he will kill her if she doesnt bring little Adam back. Babe knows he isnt a killer. JR says when it comes to his family he doesnt mess around. Krystal tells him if he kills her he wont get his son back. JR says its the best plan hes got.
Babe tells Janet at her hideaway cabin that becoming her daughter is the perfect plan. Janet says its ludicrous. Babe could never replace Amanda. Babe reminds her that Amanda turned on her. She tells Janet she has lost her daughter and she is close to losing her mother. Babe suggests they offer JR a deal. Shell give him little Adam if he releases her mother. Babe says shell be free to start her new life with her new momma. She urges Babe to call JR and tell him that his boy is coming home.
Livia has brought Lily some food since Jack is in the hospital. Lily tells Livia she needs a lawyer and it cant be her dad. She says she wants to divorce her father. Meanwhile, Jonathan is in Jacks hospital room urging him to let him see Lily.
Kendall is at Zachs place, blasting him for not bothering to show up at his sons funeral. Zach listens to Kendalls rants, then tells her if she wants to destroy his place, dont waste time on the small stuff. He takes a fireplace poker and smashes some glasses. Kendall tells him that she went on and on to Simone about how much he loved Ethan. Simone didnt think he would come but Kendall says she told her there would be no way he would miss the funeral. She wants to know why he didnt come. Zach suggests Kendall should know why. Kendall says its because hes a selfish jerk and shes learning more about him all the time. Zach hands her the fireplace poker and tells her to use it on him.
Livia tells Lily that Jack is a wonderful father. Lily says shed rather not have a father right now because she wants to be an adult and make her own decisions. Livia says law states she will be an adult when she is 18. Lily says that is 62 days away. She doesnt want a father who tells her what she cant do and who she cant see. Livia says she wont help her if this is about Jonathan Lavery.
A weak Jack orders Jonathan to stay away from his daughter. Jack says it would be nice if he could see Lily without him freaking out. Jack, having difficulty breathing, tells Jonathan that he will kill him. Jonathan sits down by Jack and tells him about the time he was in the hospital. Jack reaches for the nurses call button.
Janet accuses Babe of lying, saying Babe would rather chew glass than give her son back to JR. Janet says no one wants a mother like her and Babe doesnt like her. Babe says she doesnt know her well, but what little she does know of her she likes. Babe says its awful that Janet turned her back on her own mother. Babe says Amanda doesnt understand Janet. Babe tells her she would never put her in a hospital. Babe urges Janet to send JR a text message indicating that shes surrendering little Adam for her mother. She says it will be a happy ending for everyone.
Dixie looks worried as she hears her son threatening Krystal with deadly force. She hears someone coming and quickly hides behind a bush. JR and Krystal hear someone coming, and JR turns the gun on Tad as he walks in. Tad tells JR to put his gun down. He tells him Babe doesnt have little Adam, Janet Dillon does. He says Amanda confessed everything. Krystal begins laying into JR for badmouthing her daughter for nothing. JR tells her that her daughter is a whore. He accuses Tad of stalling for time to give Jamie time to run away with Babe. Adam enters the cabin, sees JR with the gun and asks him if hes lost his mind. Hes drunk, bleary eyed and brandishing a weapon. Adam asks why Janet would care if he has kidnapped Krystal. JR says its not Janet whos at fault, its Babe. Tad tells JR that Janet is responsible for all the wrongs that have happened in Pine Valley recently. JR says Babes and little Adams bags were packed and money was gone with the safe. Adam reminds JR that Janet lived at their house when Natalie lived there and she has knowledge of where the tunnels and the safe are. Tad tells JR that hes not going to see his son again if hes in jail. He urges him to drop the gun. Dixie continues to listen outside.
Babe tells Janet they can leave little Adam at the church and JR can pick him up there. Janet says it sounds risky. Babe tells her shes a genius when it comes to getting around town unnoticed. Janet asks her if shes really willing to give up her son to save Krystals life. She says if only Amanda would be that loyal. Janet asks her why would she give up her son to JR. She doesnt buy it. Babe says once they know her mother is set free they can go back and steal little Adam again. Janet thanks Babe for asking for her help and believing in her. Babe says she couldnt do it without her. Janet thanks her for giving her a new family. Then she tells Babe shell be thrilled when she hears her alternate plan. Janet says theyll keep the baby with them when they go on the run. Janet says shes grown fond of the little guy and doesnt want to give him back. Babe doesnt know what to say as tears well in her eyes.
Kendall yells at Zach for his lack of anything profound to say. She expresses regret for living just across the courtyard from him and tells him he makes her nauseous. Zach tells her he wont be around much longer. Kendall asks what he means.
Jonathan tells Jack that he understands why hes so scared since of everything hes done. But he says cutting out the tumor changed him and hes better now. He says everyone knows he didnt do those things he was accused of, rather it was the crazy lady. He tells her Lily is safe with him and he has no reason to keep him from her. Jack pushes the nurse call button.
Lily tells Livia that since shes Jonathans lawyer and argues before the judge that hes innocent, he should be able to convince her father. She wonders why she cant be with Jonathan. Livia says its because Lily is 17.
Adam tells JR that everything Tad says is the truth. JR says Tad lied to him about his own son being alive and he cant believe Adam is siding with him. JR says Tads words mean nothing to him. Krystal tries to leave to go find her daughter and JR threatens her with the gun. Adam steps in front of her and tells JR that if hes going to shoot Krystal hell have to shoot him first.
Janet tells Babe to call her mom. Babe says shes not sure if her alternate plan will work. She says life on the run is not good for a baby. Janet agrees and says shell give little Adam back to JR, but Babe has to stay here while she does it. Babe tells Janet she cant take little Adam alone she needs to go along. Janet asks her if shes afraid of leaving her alone with little Adam. Babe says shes not. Janet goes into the next room to get little Adam. Babe grabs a frying pan and plans to hit Janet with it, but changes her mind when she sees Janet carrying her son. Janet sees Babe holding the pan.
Kendall asks Zach if hes leaving town. Zach says hes in the way here and is a source of pain. Kendall tells him leaving town wont make the pain go away. Zach says over time it will. He stands up and she walks toward him and touches his arm. He tells her that hes never been happier than when he was with her. An angry Kendall tells him to leave on the next plane. She never wants to see him again.
Jack breathlessly orders Jonathan to stay away as Julia walks into the room. She tells Jonathan to leave the room. Outside the room, Jonathan tells her he was trying to tell Jack that he has changed. He asks Julia why shes there. She explains that she passed her boards and is now working as a nurse there. He says hell probably be getting a new life skills coach. She says shell still teach his class, but he must not have been listening in class as he shouldnt have gone into Jacks room. He really stressed Jack out. Jonathan sees a custodian in the lobby and says he needs to get a job like that. He asks Julia if shell help him get a job at the hospital. She says shell get him an application. Jonathan says hell sit and wait for her to get it right now. He says once he gets a job he wont have to depend on Ryan and he and Lily will be able to live together.
Lily asks Livia if she had a boyfriend when she was 17. Livia says she did and it had serious consequences. She got pregnant. Lily says that wont happen because she and Jonathan arent having sex. Livia says theyre not yet. Lily mentions the possibility of getting married, prompting Livia to ask if shes thinking about marrying Jonathan. Lily just changes the subject and thanks Livia for bringing her food.
Babe tells Janet she was planning on using the pan to make some grilled cheese sandwiches. Janet says she needs to get little Adam back to his father. Babe urges Janet not to go yet. She tells her she should eat something first and besides, she may never see her son again and wants some more time with him. Janet agrees but says she cant wait too long. They have a life to plan, she says. Babe asks Janet about Trevor and mentions she heard her talking to him. She asks if hell be coming with them. Janet says it would have to be a cold day in hell for that to happen.
Adam tries to persuade JR to drop the gun. He says he would never cover for Babe if he thought she had taken little Adam. Tad tells JR he swears on Dixies memory that Janet is responsible. He says Babe has gained so much recently and would lose it all if she stole little Adam.
Kendall goes to see Ryan at his office. She tells him he was supposed to stop her from seeing Zach. Ryan asks what she said to him. Kendall says it doesnt matter anyway as hes leaving town. Ryan tries to hug Kendall but she walks away from him. She insists she can handle this as tears form in her eyes.
Julia tells Jonathan that he has a bad history with Jacks daughters and its going to take awhile for Jack to get over that. Julia tells him that since hes Lilys father, Jonathan needs to respect Jacks rules. Jonathan asks her if shell prove to people that hes changed.
JR refuses to drop the gun. Tad tells him that hes drunk and hes going to ruin his life. If he goes to prison hell never see his son. Tad says theyll find little Adam and bring him home. JR tells Tad he missed when he tried to shoot him before but he wont miss twice.
Ryan tells Kendall that no matter what he thinks of Zach, it kills him to see her like this and he knows it kills her. Kendall tells him theres nothing he can say to make things better. He hugs her as she softly cries. He then looks at her, touches her face and kisses her. She responds to his kiss.
Zach is in his office packing boxes. He looks at his will with Kendalls signature. An employee opens his door and asks him if everything here is going to Vegas. Zach says almost everything. He looks in a drawer and sees a handgun.
Livia goes to the hospital and tries to visit Jack, but Julia stops her. Livia says she needs to speak to Jack briefly, but Julia says he is too heavily sedated. Shell have to come back later.
Lily goes to the hospital to talk to Julia about some life skills on being an adult. She runs into Jonathan, who is thrilled to see her. Jonathan says he was talking to Julia about the same thing. He says Julia is going to help him find a job so he can take care of her. Lily says thats good because she decided she will marry him.
Babe asks Janet if Trevor will be upset about her leaving. Janet says Trevor is too rigid to come after them. Babe opens the freezer to get some food and screams in horror as she sees a mans neck tie and hand.
Krystal tries to bolt for the door to get away from JR, saying she wont wait another second. JR fires the gun and drops it. Tad grabs the gun as JR has sulked into a chair. Adam examines Krystal to see if she has been hit, but Krystal is fine. Tad asks if anyone was hit. Outside the door, Dixie his holding her arm, which is bleeding from a gunshot wound.
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