Days of Our Lives Update Thursday 4/21/05
Pictures by Juanita
St. Lukes church:
Chloe, dressed in a dark hooded top, kneels down to pray at the altar. Chloe prays that her surgery will be successful and that her face will heal quickly so she can reunite with Brady.
Nicole fights back tears as she paces around the living room. Nicole cant fathom that Brady is willing to risk his life on this dangerous mission to save Philip, considering the idea that Brady is trying to get himself killed so he can reunite with Chloe in heaven. Nicole then begins to complain to herself about Chloe coming back for Brady. The doorbell interrupts Nicoles thoughts. Nicole answers it and is angry that Stan came to the house. Stan refers to Henderson by name as he notes that Henderson is off tonight and Brady is out of the house so he knew it was safe to come over. Nicole is shocked that Stan knows so much. Stan tells Nicole to sneak into the hospital and stop Chloes surgery. Nicole wants to know how she is supposed to do that and Stan holds up a large paper bag before placing it down on the table.
Johns office at Basic Black:
Kate yells at Brady for thinking that John would approve of their plan. Kate is convinced that Brady, Shawn, Rex, and Lucas will die if they attempt this mission. Shawn insists that they know what they are doing and Kate warns that they could all end up in prison for breaking into Johns office and accessing ISA equipment. Brady is confident that they wont go to jail. Shawn adds that John would never find out about their plan and Kate picks up the phone, threatening to call John. Shawn yanks the phone out of Kates hand and slams it back down. Lucas and Rex try to calm Shawn down.
Belle comes downstairs and opens the door to let Mimi in. Mimi greets Belle with a sigh and Belle asks what is wrong. Mimi tells Belle that she is going to lose Rex and if Jan dies, she will go to prison for the rest of her life. Belle hugs Mimi.
Abbys exam room:
Jennifer tells a still unconscious Abby about the plans for her surprise birthday party. Jennifer tears up as she tells Abby that she wouldnt know what to do if she lost her.
Hospital waiting room:
Billie hangs her head in disappointment as Bo yells at Hope for not telling him about Billies call. Hope defends her actions by telling Billie that she never said why she was calling. Billie insists that her use of the term emergency should have been enough. Hope continues to defend herself by saying that she thought that Billie was exaggerating after Billie interrupts to ask if Hope thought she was lying. Billie yells at Hope about how they needed someone with clout to help intercede as she gestures toward Bo. Bo tries to make Hope understand that if hed known about the accident, he could have gotten Mr. and Mrs. Benson to the hospital sooner. Billie tells Hope that Mr. and Mrs. Benson are dead because of her. Hope tearfully looks to Bo.
St. Lukes church:
Chloe begs God to grant her prayer because it isnt just for her but for saving Brady.
Stan lets himself into the living room, making Nicole sarcastically tell him to make himself at home. Stan helps himself to a snack as he looks around the room. Nicole wants to know what is in the bag. Stan jokes about Nicoles lack of patience and empties the bag out on the table. Stan pulls out a set of scrubs, booties, surgical mask and holding it up to Nicoles face, a fake ID badge so that Nicole can get around the hospital as a nurse without anyone suspecting her. Nicole grabs the ID badge from Stan and scoffs at the idea of her pretending to be a nurse. Stan insists that Nicole do the plan but Nicole believes that it wont work and tosses the ID badge across a neighboring table.
Hospital waiting room:
Billie lays on the guilt to Hope by pointing out that Chelsea is in surgery right now fighting for her life, not knowing that both her parents are dead. Bo asks Hope why she hung up without asking Billie why she called. Billie answers for Hope, claiming that Hope only thinks of herself. Hope turns back to face Billie. Billie describes the accident scene to Hope and the feeling of being told that 911 couldnt help them, leaving Bo to be their only hope. Hope apologizes but then accuses Billie of being like the girl who cried wolf. Hope tells Bo that she thought Billie was just calling with a self-invented crisis. Billie gets in Hopes face as she yells that Hope was wrong this time. Hope admits that she was wrong and profusely apologizes. Hope turns to walk away but Billie doesnt let Hope get off the hook that easily and continues to blame her and make her feel guilty. Hope turns around and looks into Bos disappointed face.
Belle is angered to hear about how Tek set Mimi up. Mimi tells Belle why she felt the need to break into Jans house and how she now realizes that she should have gone for help and how Stan was there which perplexes Belle. Mimi is convinced that she is going to wind up in the gas chamber.
Kate wants to know if Shawn is threatening her but Shawn claims he isnt. Lucas tells Kate that if he didnt think they had a good chance he wouldnt have signed on. Rex feels that they have that good chance because they are using Johns plan. Kate points out that Rex stole Johns plan and admits that she knew someone was hacking into Johns computer and had suspected it was Shawn. Brady confirms with Kate that she didnt tell John. Shawn is angered to hear that Kate didnt care if he risked his life but now that she knows that Rex and Lucas are involved she does care. Kate scoffs at the accusation. Brady grabs the cases of equipment as he announces plans to talk to the pilot so he can file a flight plan. Kate threatens that theyll never leave Salem. Rex presses the button inside the desk drawer that closes the access to the ISA equipment. Brady tells Rex and Lucas to convince Kate that they are going no matter what and leaves with Shawn. As soon as the door closes behind them, Kate grabs the phone to call John.
Hospital waiting room:
Bo tells Hope that she had no right to hang up on Billie. Hope apologizes again and defends her decision by repeating that she thought Billie was crying wolf. Bo tells Hope that it was his decision to decide how to react to whatever Billie was going to tell him. Hope points out that Billie never said there had been an accident and if Billie had, she wouldnt have hung up on her. Billie interrupts to point out that Hope never gave her a chance to explain. Hope starts to repeat how she wouldnt have hung up had she known but stops when she spots Jennifer enter the waiting room. They ask Jennifer about Abby and Jennifer tells them that Abby is stable but still unconscious. Jennifer looks around and spots everyones sad face, wanting to know what is wrong and fearing that Chelsea died too. Billie tells Jennifer that Chelsea is in surgery but Mr. Benson didnt make it. Jennifer says that she already heard that from a nurse. Billie tells Jennifer about Hope hanging up on her. Hope tearfully defends her case to Jennifer but Billie wont let up with the guilt. Billie accuses Hope of not caring about anyone but herself, convinced that Billie was trying to steal Bo away. Jennifer looks quizzically at Hope.
Lucas convinces Kate to hear them out before making the call to John. Lucas asks Rex to leave them alone to talk but Rex wants to stay. Lucas explains that he knows Kate better and that Rex has a lot to take care of before they run out of time. Rex hugs Kate and begs her to listen to Lucas. Kate is already against the idea, not wanting to risk losing 3 of her sons. Rex walks out the door and Kate calls after him. Lucas stops her by pointing out that the ISA isnt going to try and rescue Philip again. Kate suggests having Brady and Shawn go by themselves and turns toward the door. Lucas grabs Kates arm to stop her, shocked that Kate doesnt seem to care if Brady and Shawn get killed. Kate looks Lucas in the eye and admits that it doesnt.
Belle tries to calm Mimis fears. Mimi blames herself but Belle tries to make her stop blaming herself. Mimi is amazed at how many lies she has been telling and how she wasnt able to stop.
Shawn makes a videotape of himself telling Belle about his plans to rescue Philip. In the tape he explains that he couldnt tell Belle this in person because she would just try to stop him. Shawn also explains that he is making this video as his chance to say goodbye should he be captured or killed. Shawn turns off the camera, grabs his bag, and heads for the door.
Stan picks up Nicoles ID badge, teasing her about being negative. Stan rattles off Nicoles past love affairs and Nicole demands to know who Stan is to know all about her past. Stan laughs but secretly thinks that she is Sami and cant believe that shes helping Nicole get Brady. Stan helps himself to a drink as he tells Nicole that he wants to help her be with the man she loves. Nicole is angry that Stan is in this to make Brady miserable and Stan fires back by saying that hed love to make Nicole miserable too but Brady was higher on his list. Nicole fingers Stans mustache as she asks if it is real or a disguise. Stan shakes his head and knocks Nicoles hand away as he backs away from her. Nicole grabs the fake ID from Stan and demands to know where he got everything. Stan admits that he has a friendly benefactor but refuses to say whom. Nicole doesnt want to do the plan for fear of getting caught. Stan points out to Nicole that this is the only way to keep Brady.
Chloe tells God that she knows that Brady loves her no matter how she looks but also that if she went to him looking like this, he would drop everything to take care of her and she doesnt want to be a burden to him. Chloe lights a candle and as she is still kneeling there, Brady leans over her to light a candle of his own. Chloe realizes that its Brady when he asks permission to pray next to her. Chloe doesnt answer and looks away, prompting Brady to ask if she is all right.
Lucas is shocked at Kates admittance. Kate insists that she meant that its different because Rex and Lucas are her sons. Lucas believes that Kate should be grateful that Brady and Shawn want to risk their lives for her other son, Philip. Kate insists that Shawn is only doing this because he wants Belle back and only sucked Rex and Lucas into his plan. Lucas insists that someone has to use the plan to get Philip back. Kate begs Lucas to let Shawn and Brady try out the plan. Lucas points out that the mission requires four people and if they were in Philips shoes, Philip would come rescue them. Lucas asks Kate if she wants Philips captors to kill him or if she wants him to come home.
Belle urges Mimi to trust in Rexs love and tell Rex the truth about everything but Mimi fears that she cant do that. Belle offers the support of her and Shawn but their conversation is interrupted by a knock on the door. Rex calls through the door to ask if Mimi is there but Mimi doesnt want Rex to see her right now. Belle gives Mimi a second to calm down before opening the door to Rex. Belle asks if Shawn is home and offers to give them privacy before leaving. Rex asks Mimi if he can talk first and tells her that she isnt going to like his news.
Shawn is packing clothes into his bag when Belle knocks on the door. Belle wants to talk about Mimi but then notices that Shawn is packing. Shawn tells Belle that he is going to go out of town for a few days.
St. Lukes church:
Chloe insists that she is fine and hurries away. Brady starts his prayer by praying for Philip but then turns the topic into talking about Chloe. Chloe eavesdrops as Brady talks to God about how if Chloe were still alive, theyd be married and how he wishes that Chloe would come back to him.
Nicole insists that being with her is the best thing for Brady. Nicole wants to know what Stan has against Brady. Stan flashes back to when Brady yelled at her for treating Belle so harshly. Stan insists to Nicole that his reasons are personal. Nicole wants to know why she is involved then. Stan declares that seeing Brady with a lying selfish, gold digging bitch like Nicole is revenge enough for him. Nicole starts to lash out at Stan but decides that she doesnt care what Stan thinks of her. Nicole begins to consider following through with the plan. Stan holds out the scrubs to Chloe.
Hospital waiting room:
Jennifer pulls Hope aside to ask why she hung up on Billie. Hope reiterates that Billie never mentioned the accident or she wouldnt have hung up. Bo comes over and puts his arm around Hope and pulls her away. Hope begins to profusely apologize again and Bo believes she is sorry but points out that that wont change anything now. Hope accuses Billie of acting like Hope kept the EMTs from the scene but Bo insists that Billie is only upset because of her promise to Mrs. Benson to look after Chelsea. Bo likens Billies powerlessness in Georgias welfare to her determination to look out for Chelseas welfare. Hope starts to plead her case again but Bo interrupts to suggest that they instead do what they can to help those in pain. Bo walks over to where Billie is comforting Jen. Jen and Bo look over at Hope in disappointment.
Kate is worried that shell lose Rex and Lucas as well as Philip but Lucas insists that she wont lose them.
Stan impatiently waits for Nicoles decision until they hear Brady arriving home. Nicole rushes Stan to the back door but the doors are jammed. Nicole tells Stan to do something before rushing into the foyer to stall Brady. Nicole notices that Shawn and Rex are no longer with Brady and guesses that Brady has changed his mind about rescuing Philip. Stan overhears Nicoles comment and, his interest piqued, listens at the door. Brady tells Nicole that he only came back to get his things and say goodbye. Brady hugs Nicole.
Rex tells Mimi that he has to go on a field trip and lets Mimi believe her assumption of the trip being part of his university job. Mimi asks if Rex will have his cell phone with him so she can keep in touch but Rex says hes going someplace remote and may not have a signal. Mimi starts to feel relieved about that and Rex doesnt understand why Mimi isnt more upset. Rex accuses Mimi of having something going on that she doesnt want him to know about.
Belle cant understand why Shawn is going away now until she realizes that Shawn is plotting to go rescue Philip on his own. Shawn insists that he now sees that everyone was right about him not being able to rescue Philip alone. Belle makes Shawn swear that he isnt lying to her. Belle wants to know why Shawn is going away and Shawn says it is because of Belle.
Chloe returns to kneel at the altar. Chloe tells God that it was all she could do not to tell Brady that she was alive. Chloe asks for Gods help to get her healed so that she and Brady can be together again.
Nicole urges Brady to take his time and think about this plan. Brady insists that it has to be now. Nicole tearfully tells Brady to be careful and hugs him. Brady promises to bring home a surprise for her. They tell each other :I love you and kiss. Brady grabs his briefcase and heads upstairs. Nicole sobs. Stan comes into the foyer and sarcastically taunts Nicole about her display of emotion. Stan asks Nicole to decide whom Brady will be coming home to. Stan leaves.
Outside of the Kiriakis mansion:
Stan personally celebrates his perceived success. Nicole opens the door and watches Stan leave.
Kate wants to know what will happen when John finds out that she knew and never said anything. Lucas hopes that by that time Philip will be home and John will understand. Kate is still hesitant. Lucas yells at Kate to hurry up and promise her not to tell anyone about the mission especially John but Kate isnt sure she can do that. Lucas insists that she must do that and asks Kate to look after Will. Lucas hands Kate a letter and wants Kate to promise to give it to Sami if he dies. Kate insists that Lucas will come back but agrees to take the letter. Lucas turns to go but Kate wants Lucas to call Will. Lucas says he cant call Will right now because hell have too many questions but promises to call later. Kate and Lucas hug and Lucas storms out. Kate prays to God for their safety.
Mimi covers by claiming that she is glad to hear that Rex is going to get away and have some peace from the recent stress involving Philip, Belle, Shawn, and Jan. Rex hopes that some of that stress will be resolved when he comes back. Rex tells Mimi that he knows that Mimi will be waiting for him when he comes home. Mimi and Rex hug as Mimi thinks that she might be in jail by then.
Belle wants to know why Shawn is leaving because of her. Shawn claims its because he cant stand to be around her and not give in to his feelings. Belle fears that Shawn is repeating what he did last summer that ended with him being with Jan and her marrying Philip. Shawn defends his decision but Belle doesnt believe him, accusing him of running away and putting his needs in front of everyone elses. Belle storms out after calling Shawn selfish. Shawn tells Belle that while he cant explain now, when he returns with Philip, Belle will realize that he did this for her and their future.
Hospital waiting room:
Jennifer wants to go back and check on Abby but Hope stops her to ask if she understands why she hung up on Billie. Jennifer says she doesnt understand and wants to know why Hope didnt just let Billie leave the message. Hope repeats her defense about Billie never mentioning an accident and tries to get sympathy from Jennifer by reminding her of all of Billies past attempts. Jennifer reminds Hope that Bo loves her and points out that if Hope had only taken the message, the Bensons would still be alive and asks Hope what if Chelsea dies or Abby ends up with a permanent injury. Hope starts to object but Jennifer storms off. Hope begins to sob.
Bo starts to head for Hope but stops when a nurse comes out to inform him and Billie that Chelsea is now out of surgery. Billie asks how Chelsea is but the nurse insists that they wait for Lexie and leaves. Billie assumes that if it was good news, the nurse would have told us herself but Bo tries to calm Billies fears. Billie fears that Chelsea could be dead. Bo pulls her close to comfort her. Hope watches them from across the room.
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