As the World Turns Update Thursday 3/7/02
By Mary Jane
Craig convinced Julia that he is on her side. His suggestion to kill Jack at
the boat landing by letting the car go down the ramp is to Julia's liking. Julia
buys into Craig's lies. While making small talk, Julia announces to Craig that
she is pregnant with Jack's baby. Craig delights in the news. When Craig sends
Julia outside to make sure the coast is clear, Craig lets Jack know that he is
really there to rescue him. Relieved Jack goes along with things, but when Julia
reenters Carly's apartment she realizes that Craig and Jack were confiding in
each other. Julia zaps Craig and proceeds to leave with Jack. Before she does
she zaps Craig one more time. Stunned and down, Craig is helpless. Simon enters,
but he too falls prey to Julia's stun gun. Julia leaves with Jack in tow. Julia
takes Jack to the boat ramp and after a futile attempt to plea for his life;
Julia releases the brake on Craig's car, exits and lets the car roll into the
river with Jack inside. The car quickly fills with water.
At Oakdale memorial hospital, Margo attempts to figure out why and how James
Stenbeck disappeared. Margo questions Hal, who isn't too helpful. Eventually Hal
tells Margo he is not the same person, because Emily is missing. Hal decides
that he should be taken off the missing women's case. He tells Margo he is going
to spend time in the police department's old storage units, and renovate them
into offices, to avoid burnout. Hal has James stashed down there and goes to
check on him.
Back at Carly's apartment, Simon wakes and attempts to wake Craig. He has no
luck, zapped a couple of times, Craig is down for the count. When Craig finally
awakens, he regrettably phones Margo informing her that he found Jack and tried
to save him, but that now it might be too late.
Paul and Lily discuss a disturbing dream Lily has of Rose laying in a coffin.
Both Paul and Lily agree they need to forget past mistakes and look to the
future, when Rose comes home.
In the casket Libby put her in Rose awakens. Knocking on the coffin, as Libby
suggested, Rose panics when she quickly figures out that someone is shoveling
dirt onto the coffin. She continues to knock and scream until the man who is
working the shovel opens the coffin. Distraught seeing Rose walk around the man
leaves. He soon returns; bringing a friend back. They help Rose.
While conversing with Lily, Paul receives a cell phone call. It is Rose. She
asks Paul to help her come home.
Katie returns home from a spending spree with Simon's inheritance. Dahlia enters
and puts questions in Katie's head about Simon and his past. Once Dahlia leaves,
Katie asks Lucy to borrow her laptop to research Simon's past.
Against Margo's advice, Barbara insists on going back to Fairwinds, hoping
Stenbeck comes to find her. When she arrives home there is a fire burning in the
fireplace. Assuming that James started the fire, Barbara calls out for him. To
Barbara's surprise she finds Julia in a chair, asking Barbara for help.
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