Days of Our Lives Update Thursday 7/21/05
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Chloe anxiously waits for Brady to return. Chloe looks at herself in the mirror as she talks about her hopes that Dr. Travis will be able to fix her scars. Brady walks in through the side door, dressed in a tuxedo and carrying a garment bag. Chloe compliments Brady on how he looks but asks why he is so dressed up. Brady tells Chloe that in order to satisfy her curiosity, she must put on the outfit, handing her the garment bag, and coming with him.
Belle paces the roof as she hopes that Philip will be able to sleep through the night without too much pain. Belle looks over and spots the now old bouquet of flowers that Philip gave her when he left to go overseas. Belle picks out a flower and notes that it was like one in Marlenas bouquet. Belle flashes back to kissing outside Chez Rouge with Shawn. Belle shakes off the memory, not wanting to think about Shawn because it is disloyal to Philip.
Penthouse & Loft roof:
Marlena starts to tell John about the babys parentage but is interrupted by the phone. John wants to let it ring but Marlena doesnt want to risk missing the call if it could be Belle or Philip. It turns out to be Belle so John answers it and after making small talk, turns the phone over to Marlena. Marlena asks about Philip and then relays to Kate that Philip is fine and sleeping. Marlena steps out onto the balcony to talk in private. Kate turns to Roman and asks if he is all right.
Penthouse balcony & Loft Roof:
Marlena tells Belle that she is now on the balcony and can talk freely. Belle explains that she called to make sure everything was okay but now can tell that Marlena hasnt told John yet. Marlena starts to cry as she explains that she cant find a way to say it and hates the thought of having to hurt John. Belle urges Marlena not to wait any longer to tell John that her baby is Romans. Unbeknownst to Belle, Shawn has just walked up and overheard her.
Fancy Face III:
Bo returns to the boat with a cooler as Hope is looking over the message from Tony on the PDA. Hope is confident that since they are now working together, theyll be able to stay one step ahead of Tony. Bo shares Hopes confidence as they share a quick kiss. Jack and Jennifer walk up and Jack warns that they shouldnt count on it.
Penthouse balcony & loft roof:
Shawn continues to eavesdrop as Belle makes Marlena promise to tell John the truth. Marlena explains that Kate and Roman are still there. Belle offers to come over for moral support but Marlena turns her down. Marlena hates how because she didnt tell John when they got home, it now looks like shes only telling him because she got caught even though Belle assures her that its perfectly understandable given the situation Marlena and Roman were in. Marlena advises Belle to learn from her mistakes and always be honest with her husband. Belle promises to take Marlenas advice and offers to have her call if she needs anything. Marlena and Belle end their call.
Shawn announces his presence and admits to Belle that he overheard her conversation. Belle asks Shawn to keep the news to himself and complains that her family is cursed. Belle fears that this baby could ruin her parents marriage.
Marlena returns to the living room and answers Johns inquiry by saying that Belle is very supportive. Marlena asks John if they can go upstairs for some time alone and Kate takes the hint and says goodbye. John asks Roman and Kate to see themselves out and he and Marlena head upstairs. Kate heads for the door but Roman stands motionless. Kate asks if they are leaving but Roman declares that he isnt going anywhere right now.
Marlena, now in her pajamas, gingerly sits down next to John on the bed. John offers to talk in the morning to allow Marlena to get some rest but Marlena insists on having the talk now. Marlena proclaims that the truth cant wait one more day leading John to ask what truth she is speaking of.
Brady is dragging Chloe by the arm but Chloe makes him stop to grill him with questions about where she is going. Brady assures Chloe that he put together a wonderful outfit for her. Chloe cautions that just because she saw a few friends doesnt mean shes ready for a big public event. Brady says he misunderstood. Chloe promises that once Dr. Travis fixes her face, Brady can take her anywhere he wants. Brady agrees to be patient but asks Chloe to put the outfit on just for him. Chloe agrees but insists that they arent going anywhere. Brady agrees to the deal and Chloe heads into the bedroom to change. Brady pulls out a snow globe from his bag and feels that as long as he has this, he doesnt have to take Chloe anywhere.
Fancy Face III:
Hope, Bo, Jack, and Jennifer have now gone down inside the boat. Hope jokes with Jennifer about how its only take-out that is heating because she doesnt cook as Bo pours glasses of wine for everyone. Jack tries to play devils advocate by insisting that Tony cannot be stopped and may possibly have already won. Bo refuses to accept that Tony could have won and wont rest until he finds Georgia. Jack agrees that if it were Abby, hed spend the rest of his life hunting Tony down. Jack points out that Bo has already wasted a lot of time chasing down Tonys clues and Jennifer agrees with Jack as she points out that during those clue chases, they were almost killed. Bo pulls out a case from a locked cabinet and shows Jack and Jennifer their arsenal of several guns and weapons. Jack is impressed but Jennifer isnt. Hope tries to reassure Jennifer but Jennifer doesnt want to risk losing another member of her family. Bo points out that the only way to stop that would be to get rid of Tony and asks Jennifer how shed feel if Tony took Jack away again which Jennifer doesnt even want to think about. Bo would rather focus on reality. Jennifer insists that nothing, Tony or otherwise, is going to take Jack away again. Jennifer snuggles up against Jack as she seeks confirmation that hell never leave her again.
Shawn tries to assure Belle that John and Marlena love each other too much to let this destroy their marriage but Belle isnt so sure. Shawn likens the situation to when Bo and Hope found out that JT wasnt their biological child. Belle reminds Shawn that her case is different because it is like history repeating itself; another round of what happened when she was born and it broke up Roman and Marlenas marriage. Shawn points out what Belle has been saying to Marlena all along, that it wasnt like an affair but only natural given the circumstances. Belle thinks John is going to have a tough time with the leftover jealousy and fears that itll break up her parents. Belle begins to cry as she thinks that Sami was right about her breaking up Roman and Marlenas marriage. Shawn negates that fear by pointing out that Belle was an innocent baby at the time. Shawn tries to comfort Belles fears by rubbing her arm and their closeness prompts a kiss. Belle pulls away and likens her situation to her parents as she tries to convince Shawn that she must honor the importance of her vows. Shawn tells Belle that he now thinks she should stay with Philip.
Kate tries to convince Roman to leave but Roman refuses. Kate realizes that Roman is acting this way because he knows something she doesnt and demands to know what it is.
John takes Marlenas hands in his and begs Marlena to talk to her, thinking that the truth about the baby means that there is some complication with the pregnancy.
Roman takes Kates hand and tells her that he wishes he could spare them all. Kate asks if this is about Marlenas baby and Roman says it is.
Marlena cries, as she finally gets out the words to tell John that the baby is Romans, not his. John repeatedly blinks in disbelief.
Chloe admires the way the outfit looks on her in the bedroom mirror. Chloe wishes she didnt have the scars so she could see herself the way Brady does. Chloe spots a box on the dresser and opens it to find a jeweled hair clip that she deduces must have belonged to Isabella. Chloe puts the clip in her hair and when she looks in the mirror again, her scars are gone. Chloe looks away and looks back again, now convinced that shes not simply seeing what she wants to see. Chloe rushes out to have Brady see her and Brady at first complains that she came out before he could finish setting up the room. Chloe dismisses his complaints and makes him look at her. Chloe tells Brady that her scars are gone and Brady credits it to Chloe finally being able to see her inner beauty. Chloe looks in the living room mirror and asks Brady to help her understand. Brady tries to explain that Chloe is finally seeing herself the way he sees her.
Fancy Face III:
Jack makes Jennifer look at him as he vows that Tony wont be the one to take him away from his family and they kiss. Bo has Jack go up on deck with him, leaving Hope and Jennifer alone to talk. Jennifer complains that she always feels like she has to be afraid at all times but Hope vows to beat Tony at his own game. Hope quips that Brady and Brady have never had a case they couldnt solve through the powers of teamwork and she and Jennifer drink a toast to that.
Jack helps Bo fasten down the sail. Bo apologizes to Jack for hurting Jennifers feelings. Jack suggests going to the ISA but Bo points out that he has more motivation and history with Tony and must hunt him down so he can find Georgia, Caroline, and Victor. Jack asks Bo to take him with him so that he can get revenge on Tony for what he did to his own family but Bo convinces him that while hed love the help, they couldnt do that to Jennifer. Jack is suddenly overcome and stumbles. Bo reaches out to him and asks if he is all right.
Belle asks Shawn to explain why hes suddenly changed his mind. Shawn explains that Philip has a lot to deal with right now to get better and if Belle left him that would crush his spirits. Belle starts to talk but Shawn asks to continue. Shawn adds that he now understands that Belle wont be married to Philip forever but she needs to be there long enough to give him time to recover. Belle asks how this would work and Shawn explains that Philip would need time to get used to his artificial leg and life without Belle as a wife but still as a friend. Belle isnt so sure because Philip is really vulnerable right now. Shawn points out that eventually Philip will feel emotionally ready to move on with a normal life. Shawn acknowledges Belles sacrifice by staying with Philip and promises to wait until Philip is ready to go on without Belle by his side. Belle asks Shawn about what this means to her wedding vows but Shawn points out that these days couples separate all the time. Belle points out that the world might be better if people stayed together. Shawn asks about whether love should get lost in the process and Belle questions whether they truly know what love is. Shawn starts to fear that Belle doesnt love him but Belle assures him that she does but also loves Philip. Belle is touched that Shawn would be willing to wait for her. Belle and Shawn kiss after Shawn proclaims that hell never love anyone else.
John clears his throat and has Marlena repeat that the baby is Romans. John asks Marlena to help him understand how this can be. Marlena turns to John with tears streaming down her face and tells him that she hates hurting him like this. John becomes furious as he assumes that Roman took advantage of Marlena at the castle because he never got over losing her years ago. Marlena begins to sob and ball her fists in frustration as she tells John that he cant blame Roman for this. John recalls that Roman tried to sleep with Marlena on the island and Marlena defends Roman by pointing out that Roman thought he was dying. John doesnt buy the excuse because Roman didnt die after all. John recalls that Marlena was almost willing to sleep with Roman then.
Roman has told Kate the truth now as well and Kate is in disbelief. Roman defends their actions by pointing out that they were prisoners who feared for their lives. Kate cries as she starts to say that while she and John were here mourning their spouses, Roman and Marlena were spending the time making love but Roman stops her to point out that it was only one time. Roman relays to Kate about how he and Marlena were chained together and sleeping in the same bed every night. Roman then brings up how Tony supplied them with a live feed of John and Kate in bed.
Marlena insists that it was a terrible mistake and regrets that it happened. John asks if Roman knows the truth and Marlena confirms that he does. John realizes now that Romans earlier behaviors were because he knew the truth and becomes enraged. John storms out of the room and Marlena starts to go after him but is suddenly overcome with pain. Marlena clutches her stomach as she makes her way back to the bed.
Kate defends her actions with John by pointing out that they thought Roman and Marlena were dead whereas Roman and Marlena slept together knowing that their spouses were alive. John comes back downstairs and tells Kate that she made a good point as he punches Roman.
Chloe and Brady dine as Chloe is amazed that Brady still has the snow globe. Brady assures Chloe that he never lost connection with her. Chloe wonders how Brady was able to organize all this when they were supposed to go out and Brady admits that the plan was to stay in together all along. Brady asks if Chloe is happy and Chloe likens herself to Cinderella being at the ball with her handsome prince. Chloe is suddenly saddened as she recalls that to also be Cinderella, shed have to lose it all at the stroke of midnight. Brady takes Chloes hand and assures her that if they just believe they can stay here forever. Brady has Chloe get up and stand in the doorway. Brady then has Chloe turn around to look outside and as she does, snow starts to fall in front of them. Chloe thinks its a miracle but Brady admits that its from the snow machine he rented from Green Mountain Lodge. Chloe is touched that Brady would do all this for her and whispers in his ear. Brady happily grants her request and runs after her into the bedroom where they start to make love.
Fancy Face III:
Jack leans backwards as he holds his aching back. Bo offers to help but Jack pretends that hes only reacting to a painful disk in his back and jokes about no longer being a teenager. Jack blames the pain on his time as Tonys prisoner and Bo feels bad that he had Jack come up to help him when he was hurting. Jack dismisses Bos concern and asks him not to mention it to Jennifer.
Hope snacks on a cookie as she confirms with Jennifer that she and Jack would be willing to take in Zack should anything happen to her and Bo. Hope reaches for another cookie but Jennifer grabs her hand and makes her promise that she wont let anything happen to her. Jack and Bo come back down and Hope offers them cookies. Jack admits that hes jealous of Bo and Hope getting to go off on this sailing adventure and how it reminds him of the adventures he shared with Jennifer. Jennifer glares at Bo and Hope as she points out that her favorite part of those adventures was coming back home. Suddenly, they hear a noise up on deck. Bo tells everyone to stay put and grabs a gun from the case before heading back up on deck. Bo peeks out of the doors until he sees that the noise is a delivery guy. Bo offers to help and the delivery guy says he is looking for Bo. Bo identifies himself and the delivery guy has Bo sign for the package, a wrapped gift box. Hope, Jennifer, and Jack join Bo on deck as the delivery guy leaves. Bo opens the box and pulls out an expensive bottle of champagne. Bo reads the card aloud, Bon Voyage and Happy Hunting. Hope guesses that the card isnt signed and Bo agrees with her suspicion that the card and gift are from Tony.
Chloe sits up in bed upon waking and Isabellas hair clip falls to the floor, landing on top of Chloes discarded dress so it doesnt make a sound. Chloe is sipping from a water glass when she turns and sees her now once again scarred face in the mirror. Chloe angrily slips on her robe and fears that it was all a dream as she checks herself out in the mirror. The noise wakes Brady who comes over to assure her that in his eyes, she will always be beautiful.
Shawn and Belle continue to kiss. Belle doesnt want to make Shawn wait but Shawn insists he wants to wait, confident that theyll eventually reach a point where theyll know that its okay to leave Philip. Shawn takes Belles hand and has her trace their initials in the door as proof that they belong together. Belle doesnt want Shawn to put his life on hold for her and Shawn claims that Belle is his life. The mood changes when Shawn requests that Belle remain faithful to him and not make love to Philip. Belle is suddenly overcome with nausea and rushes back downstairs.
Fancy Face III:
Jennifer prefers to think that anyone could have sent the champagne and asks to see the card, pointing out that there is no physical sign of it being sent from Tony. Jack declares that he now would not risk drinking that champagne and Bo agrees, suggesting that they head back down into the boat. Bo places the bottle in the docks trashcan and they all start to head back down. Suddenly, the bottle explodes and everyone ducks for cover but is unhurt. Hope declares that to be proof that the bottle came from Tony.
Kate tries to hold Roman back but Roman yells at Kate to get out of his way. John eggs Roman on until Marlena yells at them to stop from the upstairs landing. Marlena, though somewhat visibly lightheaded and fatigued, starts to make her way down the stairs. Suddenly, Marlena falls and tumbles down the stairs. Kate screams and John rushes over to Marlena, yelling for 911 to be called. Everyone stands in shock as John lifts up Marlenas head, revealing that she is unconscious.
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