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Monday, November 5, 2007

In Old Town Holden bumps into Lily and is angry about Luke falling and is upset because Dusty was there. Lily tells him that she and Dusty weren't there together, but Holden remarks on how he always pops up where she is. Lily tells him that there is nothing going on between her and Dusty. She tells Holden that he doesn't believe her and he agrees that he doesn't. Holden tells her that it doesn't matter- what matters is Luke. They discuss Luke's frame of mind and Holden tells her that he is going to call the physical therapist and Lily agrees. She wants to go see the therapist with him, but he has an appointment. She asks what he appointment is, but he doesn't tell her and leaves.

He runs into Bonnie; she tells him that she will be filling in for Jessica. Holden is surprised to know that she has finished law school. Jessica asks if this was about Luke's accident, but he says no. He asks her what she knows about divorce law. Bonnie tells him she specializes in matrimonial law and will take his case. She is surprised that he and Lily would be getting divorced. They plan on meeting for coffee at Al's in a few minutes. Holden leaves.

Lisa comes along and Bonnie realizes she forgot about their lunch date. Lisa wants to know what business she has with Holden, but Bonnie told her she can't give that information to her.

Waiting for Bonnie at Al's, Vienna asks Holden if Lily is meeting him, but he says no. Bonnie approaches the table as he stands to greet her. Bonnie comments on Vienna working as a waitress. Vienna hisses that she owns this establishment. Holden is astonished that the two know each other. Bonnie tells him that they go way back. Vienna tells Holden that Bonnie is a thief that lies and deceives. Bonnie comments that Vienna stole a man that was already taken. Vienna tells her that she is married now, well sort of- which comes as a surprise to both Holden and Bonnie. She tells Bonnie to stay away from her Henry and storms off. Bonnie asks Holden when he wants this done by; Holden is unsure. Bonnie tells him not to go through with it. Holden tells her that his marriage is over. She asks if Lily cheated on him, but he says no. He tells her there is a guy that she leans on. Bonnie tells him that this is fixable and he needs more time, but he says that he will just have Jessica handle this since she is too young to understand, but Bonnie shows him her ring-less finger and told him that she has been there. She tells him that her marriage ended very quickly, but he and Lily have more than she and Isaac did. She tells him that he should give it a week and if he still wants to go through with it; she is his lawyer. They shake on it.

At the Lakeview the attorney for Carly's misdiagnosis just gave her a check for $100,000. Jack is there because he has a meeting with Lisa and wants to know what it is all about. Carly gives the check back to the lawyer and tells him that she will think about the offer. The lawyer leaves. Jack recognizes the name of the lawyer and the firm and demands to know what is going on. Carly tells him to let her do this; she may never be able to do this again and kisses him passionately. Jack kisses her back, but is on to her stalling. She said that she will tell him everything. They sit down. She tells him that the firm wants to hire her to redecorate their offices. She tells Jack that she is feeling better now and this will take her mind of things. She wants to use the money to do something fun with the kids. She tells Jack that she wants to take care of everyone; including him. She asks him about Katie. He doesn't want to talk about it, but Carly tells him that she wants him to tell her everything. She asks him if he really wants to be with Katie. He tells Carly that he wants Katie to be okay and feels so guilty for hurting her. Carly tells Jack how sorry she is for this, but Jack tells her that it's not her fault. He tells her that his marriage didn't end because of her and even if she wasn't sick he would have realized the feelings he still had for her. He has to meet with Lisa to check out the security system and if she doesn't mind waiting he can bring her home. She said that is fine and will wait for him there in the lobby. He leaves her and goes to the front desk to ask for Lisa. He runs into Lily and mentions Carly's new "job". Carly intervenes in the knick of time. She states that she hasn't been able to fill in Lily with the details. Jack leaves to meet with Lisa.

Lily knows that the firm is one that specializes in malpractice and Carly tells her that she was misdiagnosed. Lily happily hugs Carly, but wants to know why she hasn't told Jack. She tells Carly that husbands always find out the things you don't want them to know. Lily tells her she must tell Jack the truth; today. She tells Carly that when Jack learns the truth he will be furious and she might lose him. Carly agrees and Lily takes her home.

At the farm Jack and Emma catch up a little. She gives him a letter that Sage wrote to Santa in which she wrote that she wants her parents back together. Jack tells her that he loves both Katie and Carly. He said that if he marries Carly he will be sending a wrong message to the kids and make it look like his marriage to Katie didn't matter. Emma tells him to give it time and he will make the right decision like he always does. She leaves. Parker comes in and sees him holding the letter. Jack asks him if he wants the family back together, but to his surprise he says no. He said that he and Carly weren't good together and when he was with Katie he wasn't stressed. He laments the loss of Hal and Jennifer. He asks Jack why someone has to be dead or dying before we let ourselves love them.

Alone at home, Carly practices how she will tell Jack that she isn't dying. Jack opens the door, but Carly doesn't see him. She says that she loved being with him in Montana and no matter what, everything that happened there was real. Jack said she is right; it was. A surprised Carly turns and they look at each other. They both say at the same time that there is something they want to tell each other. He tells her to go first, but after trying to tell him she tells him to go first; it can't possibly be as huge as what she has to say. He tells her not to be so sure about that. He tells Carly that they should make the most of their time together and asks her to marry him.

Back at the Lakeview, Lisa mentions to Lily that she saw Bonnie and that she and Holden had a meeting. Lily realizes that Holden is filing for divorce.

At the hospital Ali tells Chris that she has reapplied for a nurse's aide job. Chris tells her that he too might be working there too, but wants to be sure she is ok with them working there together. Ali tells him that she will be fine with it. They were engaged a while ago and she is over it now. He asks if she isn't jealous at all. Ali says that both she and Emily had done bad things in the past and deserve happiness. Chris wants to know what these "bad things" were that Emily had done. Ali skirts the issue and tells him that Emily seems proud of her life and Chris says that he feels the same. He tells her that Emily is the best thing to happen to him. Ali tells him to be sure to tell Emily that.

A nurse tells Ali that Dr. Hughes gave her a great recommendation and she will be sure to get her job back. Ali is very happy about this.

In the hall at the Lakeview, Dusty and Emily run into each other. He wants to talk to her but she tells him that she is staying there with Chris. Dusty doesn't believer her so she brings him into their room. She tells him that it isn't a ploy to make him jealous. Dusty is still not buying it. Emily tells him that she doesn't need to be with someone who treats her bad. She tells him that he should have told her about the video and deserves better. Dusty asks her why he is in their room with Chris' woman- unless she isn't. Close to kissing now, Emily tells him that she has changed; he doesn't get to her anymore. Dusty tells her that he wants her. Emily goes closer to him and whispers that's too bad and she has chosen the man she wants and it's not him. Dusty tells her that Chris was just a replacement for him. Emily denies this and mentions his relationship with Lily. They leave the room but continue their disagreement out in the hall. He tells her that he and Lily are just friends- but Emily told him that‘s how they started out too. Just then Chris arrives and Emily tells Dusty that their conversation is over. She and Chris go back into the room. She begins kissing him, but he asks why she is shaking and wants to know what happened with Dusty. She tells him that she and Dusty were close before she went to Europe. She tells the Chris what happened between them- but it's all over now. Chris wonders if Dusty knows it's over. They make love.

After making love, Chris said he wants to ask her something. She tells him again that it really is over with Dusty. He tells her that he is thinking about staying in Oakdale.

Back at the hospital for a meeting, Dusty passes Ali in the hall and she commented on how mad he looked. He admitted he was mad; at Emily. He tells Ali that Emily is using Chris to make him jealous. Ali tells him that she doesn't agree; Emily and Chris are together because they want to be. He tells her that they are both clueless. He tells Ali that her sister is sleeping with a guy she was engaged to for payback. But Ali defends her sister and tells him that he is mad at himself because she moved on before he could do anything to stop her. She asks if he called or wrote Emily while she was away to tell her how much he missed her. He said he was trying to give her space and planned on fixing things when she got back. Ali said that Emily didn't know that and now it's too late. He tells her that it's never too late and leaves.