As the World Turns Update Tuesday 3/5/02
By Mary Jane
Jennifer arrives home surprised to discover her father Hal is now back. Hal
and Jennifer have a nice conversation; Jennifer tells Hal that she has gotten a
job in Japan. Hal is very supportive of Jennifer's new career.
Katie and Simon become amorous. But Katie quickly puts an end to Simon's
advances, as she demands to know about the mysterious check he received. Simon
explains to Katie the circumstances behind the check. He explains that he met
Monique Ferraro when he was broke and needed money, and he continues to tell
Katie that they were married within three weeks in Las Vegas. Monique had hired
investigators and soon after their honeymoon, Simon was found out! Monique told
him to leave and never come back. She was very hurt and wouldn't call the
police; she did not want a scandal. That day she went out sailing during a large
storm and was killed. Simon read about her death a week later.
Without time to change her will, Simon was to inherit her entire estate.
Although the Ferraro family fought the will, Simon was given the rights to the
estate. Katie was touched by the story, but when Simon suggested that they
donate the money, Katie insists that they spend the money on a house or keep it.
Simon really doesn't want the money. Katie is persistent.
At the boathouse, James discussion with Paul and Barbara is not very successful.
Paul wants to know where Rose is and Barbara offers to tell the police that she
will confess to everything if James tells Paul the ladies whereabouts. James
isn't to fast to relay information and Paul suggests to his mother that they
leave. James pulls out a paper he claims has the ladies exact location and a
tape that consists of his full confession. While holding a lantern, James places
the two items in the fire of the lantern, Paul lunges toward the items the
lantern tips, James falls and hits his head and is knocked out and the boathouse
once again catches fire. Paul gets Barbara out and goes back and rescues James.
Margo is being pushed by everyone, overwhelmed with her workload she snaps at
the officers, and lawyers nagging at her. Margo attempts several times to find
where Hal has gone. She eventually makes time to drop by Hal's house to find him
at home, not answering the phone. While questioning why Hal hasn't phoned her or
answered her calls they get a call from the police telling them about the fire
at the boathouse. Hal rushes to the scene.
At the boathouse the ambulance arrives to take James who is critical. Hal states
to the paramedics that they better keep James alive.
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