One Life to Live Update Wednesday 5/7/03
Pictures by Juanita
The Voice of the Night presents Midnight Logic and discusses mystery while Natalie wonders where Cristian is. Roxy comes in singing, not realizing that Natalie is there, and becomes startled. Roxy gives her a hard time for Cristian having something to do at midnight, without her. The Voice says that when things get rough, dont ask others what to do, because they dont know any more than your heart does. Roxy comes back, brushes Natalies hair, and apologizes for what she said earlier. Natalie asks who Roxys mystery man is but shes not disclosing anything yet. Natalie realizes that Roxy never gave out the flyers for the grand opening tomorrow and she calls Cristian but gets the voice mail. Cristian returns to the salon and Roxy makes him sign his masterpiece painting.
Cristian asks Natalie if shes upset and says that Nigel thought Asa went to bed but he was wrong. Natalie apologizes and asks if Asa said whether or not hes coming today but Cristian assures her that Asa tells him nothing. Natalie decides to make Asa stop sending him out on errands in the middle of the night but Cristian doesnt want to be fired. She asks if the errand had anything to do with the gallery, because of something she heard, and he replies that Asa wanted cigars. Roxy heads to the door to open it up and prepares to beautify. Roxy gets upset that no ones coming to the opening and begins to get down on herself. Natalie tries to convince her mother that she cant expect a miracle on opening day. She starts to cry but Natalie dries her tears so she wont have raccoon eyes when the first customer comes. Cristian gets the call and heads to the gallery to hang up some stuff. Natalie tries to grab the bottle of booze out of Roxys hands and tells her that theyre not going to give up.
Rex introduces Cristian to Cole Avery who asks Cristian why he should cut him in. He responds that he drives for Asa Buchanan and hates him. He assures Cole that he and Antonio arent close. He then mentions Natalie and his plan to give her everything. Cole threatens that if Cristian messes with him he dies. He gives Cristian the orders but is reluctant to give too many details. Cristian assures Cole that Jessica wont be a problem so she doesnt break a nail. Cole promises no one will get hurt. Renee directs Rex out of her hotel. Rex assures Cole that its no big deal. Cole warns Rex not to give any details to R.J.
Someone calls Mitch on his cell phone and warns him not to go back to the Lake house. Jessica informs Antonio that Mitch left earlier. Antonio wants to take her home but she wont go just so Mitch will come back. Antonio has the place secured and then tells her she can stay. Shes frustrated that he had her followed and he swears he had good reason. She tells him shes still mad, but thanks him anyway. He reminds her not to get too relaxed because her fathers a stone cold killer. She falls asleep on Antonios shoulder. He gets her something to eat and then accuses her of tipping Mitch off. She becomes indigent and he reminds her that she hasnt exactly been cooperative and that she put a lot of people, including herself, in a lot of danger. He apologizes for coming down on her so hard. She admits that she put Dorian in danger and fills Antonio in on Dorians plan. She adds that she told Mitch to make him trust her and Mitch said that he already knew. Antonio says hes sure that Dorian probably knows of the possibility that Mitch could suspect her plan and adds that if anyone can stand up to Lawrence, its Dorian. They head home.
Jen visits her mother whos very happy to see her. Lindsay says she feels almost normal. She asks about Jen living at the Palace and she tells her mother that theres no place else to go so she went to the Gallery. Jen begins to cry because her life is a mess. The phone rings and Mitch tells Lindsay he wants to warn her to keep to herself so no innocent bystanders get hurt, because Dorian is dead and shes next. Lindsay tells Jen to leave because she doesnt want her to see her this way. Jen says she needs her but Lindsay yells at her to get out and eventually she does. Lindsay immediately calls Dorian while Jen heads to a bar and orders a screwdriver with her fake I.D.
Dorian lies on the ground shouting for help. Viki goes to her side and Nora calls an ambulance. Before losing consciousness, Dorian repeatedly says Blairs name. Viki gets frantic and her son comforts her and upon being asked, tells her about Flash. Troy comes out and tells Viki and Nora that the bullet only brazed her and shes awake and asking for Viki. Dorian tells her that she was right about Mitch not liking to be betrayed. She tells Viki that when Viki rang the doorbell, Dorian turned, and it saved her life. She thanks her and Viki asks that in return Dorian help stop Mitch by giving Nora her statement against Mitch. Dorian says shes tired but maybe shell do it later. Troy asks Dorian to stop dragging Blair into her schemes. She wants to go home but he wont release her because Noras coming to ask a few questions. An orderly brings her a meal but she refuses to eat hospital food. Dorian asks him if hed like to do some freelance work. He sneaks her in some food and she pays well for it. She keeps handing him hundred dollar bills and says theres something else she needs from him.
Joey drinks (a soda) to Flashs first gold record. He explains that he got the Voice to play the CD. They compliment and thank each other. She laments that she wont be back any time soon. He encourages her to hang in. Flash gets released and heads to the garage but Joey wont let her. He wants to take her to the pharmacy instead and loan her the money for her medicine. On their way out, Joey bumps into Dorian whos dressed up as a surgeon. Troy assures Viki and Nora that Dorians awaiting their arrival. Joey tells them what he saw and they go in and find Dorian is gone. Dorian goes immediately to Lindsay. Lindsay ecstatic to see her and Dorian swears she wont allow Mitch to hurt Lindsay. She asks her to trust her and says its finally time to turn the tables on Mitch. Joey takes Flash back to his place. She goes to kiss him and he changes the subject to finding C.J.
Hank makes a deal with Lindsays attorney resulting in Lindsay spending a long time in a psychiatric ward. Rae comes over, ready to meet her date, and Evangeline leaves. Hank tells Rae that Lindsays not going to jail. Rae stops Jen from drinking and brings her over to Hank who asks if theres a problem. Rae asks Hank to tell her what will happen if she drinks and he says that shell go to jail to serve out her sentence. Jen gets defiant and Hank assures her she doesnt want to do this in front of him. Rae sits her down and Hank goes back to the office, after a quick lecture in Jens direction. Rae says shes worried about her and reminds her that a lot of people care about her. She says no one does, not even her own mother, and when Rae suggests that Joey does, Jens skeptical. Rae convinces her that Joey has to act professionally but truthfully really cares deeply about her. Rae lets her go but first makes Jen promise shell call her and theyll get together and talk.
Viki and Nora go to the scene of the crime, Llanfair, and Viki fills Nora in on what Dorian and Blairs plan was. Viki thinks Dorian has deviated from the original plan and now plans to take care of Mitch herself. Lindsay assures Dorian her new medication has her thinking very clearly. Dorian insists that shes now okay and escaped from the hospital because they dont have time for the police. Jessica heads to Llanfair and her mothers happy to see her. She informs her daughter that Dorian is alright. Nora checks the answering machine and finds Lindsays message. She and Antonio head over to St. Anns. Viki tries to comfort her daughter. Mitchs follower informs him that Dorian survived and Mitch asks him to call Johnson and order him to have Dorian in the morgue before sundown, and then to make Lindsay lay right beside her. Dorian arranges to have Lindsay released into her care, as shes posing as a psychiatrist. Lindsays more than happy to go with her and Dorian promises that Mitch will get everything he deserves.
Jen goes to Joeys room and lectures Flash about ruining Joeys career. Flash says that Joey brought her there and asks where exactly shes supposed to go. Jen tries to convince her to leave immediately. Joey returns to find a note instead of Flash and it tells him shes crashing with a friend for a few days. Joey sighs with frustration and then prepares for bed. After hes slept for about a half an hour, Jen comes into the room
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