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telling me Interpol is still looking for the men that
brought the plane down?” Patrick Donovan declared on
his cell phone. “What are you people doing? Do you
know if they will be coming to America?”
Tom froze for a moment. She didn’t like the sound of
Patrick’s silence. It didn’t signal good things.
Yeah, yeah,” Patrick muttered. “I’ll keep in
soon as Kassie heard the beep of the phone turning off,
she knew that he’d be turning around. She immediately
fell to the floor and hid herself on the outside of his
Patrick called out. “Who’s there?”
slapped her head. She hadn’t been silent in falling
down. “It’s me,” she answered.
got up and walked out. He spotted her on the ground.
no, no…” Kassie stuttered, getting up and brushing
herself off. “I just fell. Clumsy me. I wanted to see
how you were doing.”
her carefully, Patrick stepped back inside his cubicle.
He was walking with a limp. “I just got a call.”
followed him in. “From whom?”
he answered simply. “I wanted an update on the
situation of the men who killed Ken Swenson and caused
your father’s plane to crash.”
they’re still looking for them,” Patrick said
simply. “But they’re closing in. They’re getting
couldn’t believe it. “That’s what they said? You
mean I’m not in danger anymore?”
still going to stay with you,” he said. “But there
is nothing to worry about.”
a smile, Kassie nodded. “That’s great…”
Patrick turned back to his pile of papers, Kassie turned
around and headed to her office. She opened the door and
stepped inside. The whole room felt smaller.
had lied to her. She knew he may have been trying to
protect her, but he knew damn well she was a strong
Presence Memorial Hospital
have good news,” said Doctor Wyndham. “Little Noah
James is perfectly healthy. I’m very glad that you
decided to bring him for a checkup.”
Tom was ecstatic that he was healthy. A healthy, baby
a good size for two months,” the doctor continued.
“And his eye coordination is also very good.”
smiled. “So, there wouldn’t be any need for –
Wyndham looked at her. “Why would he need that…?”
Lore entered the hospital through the front doors. The
minute she stepped in she could sense death and sickness
throughout the halls.
to find poor Brianna’s body,” she sighed happily.
She looked around, but realized she couldn’t get a
glimpse of the body unless she was a family member.
“Damn…” she cursed.
she got an idea. It could be slightly dangerous, but it
would add to the fun.
came up to an orderly. “Excuse me, do you know where
you keep bodies before funeral preparations are made?”
would be down that hallway, make a left and its in room
C-99,” he stated, and then added, “But only
personnel can get in.”
nodded. “I have another problem. It’s my mother. You
see… she collapsed in the washroom. I’m worried
about her.” Skye led the anxious orderly to the
don’t see her,” he stated.
grabbed his neck. “This won’t hurt, and you’ll
wake up in about an hour.” She squeezed and he fell to
dragged his body into a stall.
can’t stop the car!” Ian Huber cried out. He pressed
the brakes, and nothing happened. “I can’t – oh,
shifted his foot over to another pedal and the car
stopped at the intersection.
to self,” he spoke to himself. “Press brakes and not
clutch to stop…”
Consuelos was pacing round his home. The place was
supposed to be his, and he figured that this was a good
time to get acquainted with it.
saw many pictures on a coffee table in the living room.
He picked one up.
Mateo said, trying to pin on who it could be. “Looks
like a brother. Goatee. Dark eyes. He looks sort of like
took the frame and smashed it open. He then took out the
photo a turned it around.
this ‘my’ infamous brother that Skye sent to the
mental hospital,” he deduced, putting the photo on the
table. “And that is the last frame I’m smashing
spotted a second photo, but it was of a woman. Older…
Possibly in her fifties.
mom – definitely,” he stated, deciding not to smash
couldn’t stand just waiting around. He couldn’t help
by wonder what Skye was doing at that moment…
are you?” Iris muttered, taking the last, noisy sip
from her drink.
that, a waitress approached Iris. “Did you want a
nodded, and picked up the newspaper in frustration. She
skimmed the front page and was immediately struck by two
horrible,” she whispered to herself. “I can’t
believe that poor woman died in a car accident…”
then moved to the second headline.
‘Kings throw a giant bash,’ ” she read. “They
certainly did… I just wish that they showed up on
the paper down, she closed her eyes. She thought about
what her father had told her about her being in love
with Adam. Could it be true? She knew that she felt
great around him. And there was absolutely nothing wrong
with his looks. She –
is you drink,” Brooke said, tearing through Iris’
thoughts. “Is your guest going to show up?”
got up. “Do you think you could put it in a plastic
cup?” Iris asked, picking up her papers and briefcase.
“I’m done waiting.”
King brought Macy Winthrop outside. It was a wonderful
day, but Adam obviously seemed on edge.
you alright?” Macy asked, wiping her blonde hair from
her eyes. “You have been on edge since I got here.”
shrugged. “I… I just wasn’t expecting you. You
know, it’s been over two years. I never even got a
letter. How was Europe?”
was good,” Macy responded. “But I wanted to call you
so bad. I could only call you about six months ago. Your
father said you weren’t in town. We made arrangements
from then on for me to see you. He didn’t tell you?”
knew that his father had covered for him being in jail.
“Uh… he never said anything to me.”
both were walking along the rim of the estate. They
didn’t say anything to each other, and there was some
awkwardness between them.
missed your company…” Macy spoke.
he began, unsure. “As much as I loved you back then, I
have moved on. Whether your parents dragged you to
Europe or not doesn’t matter to me. You never said
goodbye to me. I came home to a note; I had a ring with
me. That just shows how much to cared.”
sorry,” she started. “I didn’t know. My parents
forced me to go.”
shook his head. “You were a grown woman. You could say
Macy blurted, “You didn’t miss me?”
a while,” he said, “but I got over you. And I’m
currently interested in someone else.”
grabbed Adam’s head. “Can she do this like I do?”
She pulled him into a kiss.
King was actually nervous. Chasing Henderson and Muriel
around like a couple of chickens, he demanded every part
of the house be perfect.
no, no!” Julian announced. “The baby’s breath must
remain askew from the germanium plants! And what is
this? Champagne? I wanted sherry with the salmon! Does
anyone know the meaning of fortified wine?”
walked down the stairs. “How are the preparations
stopped in his tracks. “Besides the fact the cherries
jubilee are a tad on the tart side, everything’s
doorbell rang out.
The door.” Julian let his servant by, but then, “No,
I’ll get it.” Quickly, “I changed my mind. You get
it, Henderson.” Finally, “No! I’ll get it. I’m
his father.” He rushed over and opened it.
came John’s voice, deep and powerful. “It’s good
to be home.”
came to his son and wrapped his arms around him. “It
has been quite a while, son. Have you grown?”
house looks wonderful,” John said, dragging his bags
it is nothing,” Julian said.
turned to his mother. “Speak of wonderful, you’re
looking as elegant as always.”
smiled. “Good to see you.”
right…” John muttered. “Anyways… Do I have a
It is in the west wing. The first room. You know, the
one that leads out to a patio on the back. It has been
fixed up and everything.” Julian pointed in the
signaled to Muriel. “Could you help me with these?”
helped him with the luggage, and they headed off through
the living room and the dinning room and down a hallway.
this great?” Julian asked, sighing.
shook her head. “Just what we need,” she muttered.
“Another schemer in this house…”
Presence Apartments: Giovanni
destructive woman!” Giovanni cried out.
kicked him in the shins and got loose. “Stop that!
It’s annoying!” Wiping off her leather jacket, she
composed herself. “If you piss me off, I can do
whatever I want with this tape.”
stopped himself and took a step back. “What do you
she responded, moving to the center of the apartment.
Giovanni muttered. “Enough pleasantries… What do you
turned around. “I’m not sure… yet. I guess an
expression. Something to make this worthwhile.”
her head, Addy responded pointing to the cassette,
“No… This is sick.”
get on with it. What do you want?”
moved to the television, observing the whole apartment.
“You know, it could use some red on that wall over
there. Maybe a fake plant. Something to bring out
alright…” Giovanni said, exasperated. “I want to
know this: Where did you find it?”
on the TV, Addy turned around. “You know, I have no
idea. But I have a feeling someone else in this town
knows.” Turning the screen on, Addy slipped the
cassette in the VCR.
his lip, Giovanni just wanted this woman to leave.
Whatever it took.
Evans pulled her car up outside the apartment building.
Pushing her red hair back, she brought the car to a stop
in a parking space.
here,” she said, taking the keys out of the ignition.
“And I’m sure this will be a visit to remember…”
Patrick said, entering her office. “I need to talk to
up, she saw he was walking sans-crutches. “Is it about
shrugged. “That’s part of it. My leg is feeling mush
better. It is sore like something fierce, but I will be
able to fully use it, soon.”
great…” Kassie said. “What else?”
limped up to her desk. “It’s about my memory…”
he sighed, feeling his head. “Do you ever get that
feeling that you had something really important
on your mind, but then it’s gone?”
Kassie said, getting up and walking to him. “It is a
glitch in our brains, I’m sure. When did this happen?
shook his head. “It’s been bugging me for a long
time now. Right after my fall, a few things escaped
thought a moment. “That was two months ago –
exactly. It couldn’t have been that important.”
don’t know…” Patrick said, unsure. “I have a
feeling it was something that could change your
family’s life forever…”
Presence Memorial Hospital
the test?” Darla stuttered, stumbling over her words.
“I – I just meant that when I has Kassie – God
know that was an eternity ago – they needed to do some
Wyndham nodded. “I guess they would have done that if
they figured she had a disease. But Noah is healthy.
nodded in agreement. “Good… Sorry… I was just so
worried that something could have been wrong.”
every other mother,” Wyndham chuckled. “You have no
need to worry…”
came a female voice. “There’s a man here. He claims
to have broken his arms. He needs attention.”
doctor got to the door. “I’ll be right back…”
didn’t mind. She was already with her favorite guy in
the whole world.
managed to get down the hallways and turned left.
Wearing the orderly’s lab coat and badge, she managed
the gain access to the morgue.
The one place I am indeed comfortable…” She made her
way over to a list of names and compartments. She
quickly picked out a name:
Brianna – A5.’
to A5, Skye heard a familiar voice.
he entered the morgue, she quickly turned away. Her
clothes made her look like an ordinary doctor.
is she?” Ian blasted as he entered the room. Checking
the list, “A5.” Moving over to the compartment, he
couldn’t bring himself to do it.
made arrangements for a funeral?” Nurse Betty asked,
following Ian in. “We’ve got men ready for
transport. They’ll be around in a bit. When’s the
took a deep breath before opening. “It’s tomorrow,
at St. Peter’s Catholic Church.”
thought Skye. That is a party I’ll be
slab slid open, and there laid Brianna’s dark body.
Skye couldn’t help but take a peek, and once she did
she couldn’t help by stare.
God…” Ian blurted, covering his face. “I can’t
believe this happened. How could it have happened?”
came up and patted his back. “Everything will be
could have seen this coming,” he continued. “She was
hesitant at first to ever get in the car. And now
she’s gone! All she could think about was how much
trouble she was in. I –” He suddenly remembered
being attacked by Mateo. “He did this.”
felt a chill; the first time in a while. What’s
he up to?
Ian took out his cell phone. “Hello? Father McMurdy?
Yes… I have something important to ask you…”
pushed the cassette in and pressed the ‘Play’
saw a clip last night,” she said, waiting for a
picture. “Pretty nasty. You wouldn’t want Gillian to
see this, would you?”
wouldn’t…” Giovanni approached her, and a picture
popped on the screen. “Jeez! I invited her to come
over! She’ll see this.”
smiled. “You’d better hope she doesn’t show up.”
Watching the screen, she pointed. “The credits are
gone… If my memory serves me, you’re in the first
nodded. “Yes… I am…”
the screen, there was a young woman. She was combing her
hair, looking into a mirror. She looked exotic.
is she? Sixteen?” Addy asked, stepping back.
Addy said, waving her hands. “The best part is coming
she combed her hair, the young woman unbuttoned her
blouse. And before Addy could make a smart remark, a
buff man came up from behind her. He stripped down her
shirt, and grasped her.
you’ve had your fun… Turn it off…” Giovanni
turned around. “I said ‘Shhhhh!’ I’m trying to
follow the plot.”
seconds, the two people were after each other like dogs
to a bone. Primal, they devoured each other
passionately. Looking closely, it was obvious who the
the apartment, Gillian noticed the door was open.
Holding something behind her back, she peered through
heard someone at the door. She said nothing, and walked
up to Giovanni.
going to get a surprise,” Gillian said, smiling. She
entered the apartment, and then stopped dead in her
tracks. “Oh, my God!”
immediately planted a kiss on Giovanni.
the sofa in John new room, Muriel was lying on her back.
John was on top of her, kissing her cheek and neck.
it been? Three years?” John laughed, unbuttoning her
blouse. He brought himself down to the base of her neck,
and pulled her shirt open.
couldn’t help but giggle. “You’re right…”
there was a knocking at the door. “John? Are you
settled in yet? I need to speak you.”
that, John jumped off Muriel. He zipped down his fly and
tucked his shirt back in. “You’d better get
servant got up and buttoned her blouse back up. “What
does he want?”
don’t know,” John said, taking a fifty out of his
pocket. He placed in her hand. “But why don’t you
get yourself something nice.”
smiled back at him, and pocketed the money. She quickly
covered herself, and John made his way to the door. He
opened it, and was greeted by his father.
son. I just want to –” Julian stopped when he saw
Muriel pass by. “My, my… it took her a while to put
way those bags.
grinned. “So… what did you want to talk about?”
is about what I was talking to you on the phone about
during our party,” Julian said. “Do you remember?”
nodded. “Yeah. Something about a broad that Adam’s
chasing. You want her to stay away from him?”
stepped up to the edge of the King Estate. She wondered
if Adam was still inside.
his family is harassing him about going out to see
me,” Iris guessed, passing by a large bush. She walked
further until she heard a voice.
I’m currently interested in someone else.”
sounded like Adam, and he was obviously arguing with
someone else. He was defending himself about a current
relationship he was having.
knight…” she sighed, turning around the bush.
cut herself off once she saw him standing there, kissing
a woman right in front of her eyes. They looked into it,
and Iris felt so stupid.
“Of course…” she
muttered, turning away. “This actually makes sense…
Why would a King have anything to do with me?”
for my family?” Kassie asked worriedly. “Are you try
to pull something on me? That wouldn’t be wise…”
shook his head. “I don’t know… It is just a
feeling I’m getting. That’s all.”
cut it out,” Kassie snapped back. His previous lies
were eating at her. “I’m all for you protecting me,
but don’t poke at my family.”
not,” Patrick insisted. “How could you think
came up to him. “Do you believe I’m a strong
course,” Patrick said, not understanding. “You have
been through so much, and you’ve taken it all in
you’d tell me anything that could harm me or my
family, right?” Kassie asked blankly.
paused. “Yes. I would.”
is all I wanted to know,” Kassie said.
tried to approach her, but she was obviously despondent.
lifted his hands up. “Fine… I don’t know what I
did, but I thought that we were close enough to get over
whatever it is…
say you won’t keep anything from me,
Kassie thought. But you are.
the house, a car pulled up. Eyes from inside saw that
there was none home. They drove away, disappearing over
a dip in Mystique Road.
they would be back.
Peter’s Catholic Church: Cemetery
Carlyle stepped over and around the many graves. It was
an important place for him, and he made his way to two
son…” Robert sighed, wiping away a tear. “I never
got to know you… But you will be forever in my heart.
With my new son, he carries on your name…”
hand trailed from his dead baby’s grave to a second.
Carlyle: 1948 – 1978.’
Robert addressed his deceased wife. “You can’t image
what it felt like to lose for you and my son all at
once. But I’m going to change it all.”
took out a picture of his wife. She had dark, auburn
locks that we cut to her neck, curling up. She was an
elegant woman, in her thirties when the photo was taken.
now have Noah James,” he said happily. “I used to
want to keep his parentage under wraps, but now I’m
not so sure.” He put the picture back in his pocket.
needed his son.
was playing peek-a-boo with Noah when another doctor
came in. “You’re going to need to stay here a little
longer. We’re going to need to take a test.”
froze. “A test?”
nodded. “It is for the best… I just got another test
Darla cried out. “Is there something wrong?”
doctor didn’t respond.
need some information,” Darla demanded. “You can’t
just do tests here!”
can do whatever I want,” he said.
angered, came up to the doctor and grabbed his arm.
“I’ll need to know what you’re going to test for.
I’m a patient, too. You can’t be secretive!”
response. The doctor just scooped up Noah.
are you taking him?” Darla demanded, grabbing on the
doctor’s arm. “This is my baby. Don’t do this!”
doctor set Noah down gently and hit Darla with the back
of his hand. “Shut up!”
reeled backwards, clasping her cheek. “You’re not
really a doctor, are you?”
he said, stepping back. “I want only one thing: this
child. Then I’ll be able to get what I want.”
shook her head, adrenaline pumping through her system.
“If you think I’m going to stand by and let you take
my child, you’re sorely mistaken.”
man reached under his lab coat and pulled out a gun.
“No. You’re mistaken.”
up, Darla stared down the barrel of a small handgun
pointed at her. She didn’t know what this man wanted,
but he meant business.
heart pounding, the gun remained locked.