by Sharon Shevelon
Bette is moving in and Annie is not a happy camper. Bette thinks she has
good news about Ben being home, and Annie surprised her by saying who cares?
Annie told Bette that she is not going to sit around any more and watch Ben
fall for someone else while she is right there. Bette tries to tell her that
Meg isn't there, but Annie doesn't want to hear it. Bette told Annie that
the Douglas' women are not quitters and that Annie should hang in there.
Tim shows up and told Annie that Meg is avoiding Ben's calls. He tries to
get her to go and put on her charm for Ben. Annie takes his advice and
starts to head up to her room to dress when Bette told her that she should
forget what she said. Annie doesn't believe that Meg will be there but she
tells Bette that I will.
Tim is writing a letter to Meg telling her that he is going to leave Sunset
Beach. He knows now that her place is with Ben.
Cole made a heart wrenching proposal to Caitlin. Caitlin was really happy
that he did this but she turned him down. She told him that she thinks they
are going too fast and that she wants time to know everything about Cole
before she marries him. Cole knows that this means she wants to know about
the other woman that he was involved with. He knows that Caitlin would never
understand about him and Olivia. Cole apologizes to her for rushing her. He
tells her that he didn't do it because of the baby. Caitlin knows that.
Cole wants to know why she is waiting? He asks who is talking to her, and
he thinks that Olivia was the one. Caitlin told Cole that her mother is on
his side. She told him that Olivia was telling Caitlin that she needs to
let things go about that other woman.
Cole offers Caitlin the ring anyway saying that it doesn't have to be an
engagement ring, just a pledge ring. This ring will symbolize their love and
commitment to each other, and Caitlin accepts this willingly.
Meg is in her room when the phone rings. It is Ben inviting her over for
dinner. Meg doesn't take the call. She is avoiding Ben. She is thinking
about her relationship with Ben with tears in her eyes.
Tim enters her room with the letter that he has written to Meg. He places it
on the table and when he turns around to leave he sees Meg. Meg runs into
his arms crying. Tim wants to know why she is crying and she told him that
it is a delayed reaction from being tapped in the cave. Tim told her that
he thought she would be with Ben and Meg said that is the last place that I
want to be. The phone rings again and Tim told her that he has to go. Meg
listens to the caller, and finds that it is Ben again. He is trying to call
to invite her over for dinner. He told her that he loves her and that makes
Meg cry even more. She gets her jacket and leaves the room.
Mark is getting nervous about Olivia not being there yet, when Sean spots his
Paula is really decked out tonight. Eddie approaches her and told her that
she doesn't look like a cop tonight and she told him she doesn't feel like a
cop tonight. He asks if she wants to dance. While dancing Eddie wants to
know what Paula did with the real Paula and she told him that she is out
just to have some fun.
Casey runs into Cynthia from VH1. She is trying to lure him to try out for
the spot that is open, but Casey tries to send Mark her way instead. He
tells her that Mark is the one she is looking for and Cynthia says she has
already found what she is looking for.
Casey breaks in on Paula and Eddie and sends Eddie packing. Paula wants to
dance and asks Casey but Casey doesn't say anything so Paula says that she
will find someone else then.
Mark finishes his set and he is telling Sean that he just wants a break.
Olivia is there and told Mark that she can do better than that. She offers
him a job being the DJ for her when she has a weekly session from the Deep.
Mark is really excited about this. He went to tell Casey when Cynthia tells
him about the tryouts tomorrow and wants him to stop by and audition for it.
Mark is totally blown away with this. He told Gabi about his fantastic
offers and he told Gabi that his first obligation is to Olivia now.
Ricardo receives the news that Paula was chosen to do the assignment in
Sacramento. He told Paula that he will arrange for her to get out of it but
Paula told him that she wants this assignment. Ricardo thinks she is taking
it to get away from him but Paula sees a perfect opportunity for advancement.
Gabi has put the final touches on the document that will get Paula out of
Sunset Beach for awhile. She is very happy that she will have Ricardo all to
Ben is filling his house with flowers for Meg. He is expecting to have Meg
for dinner and wants it to be special. He can't wait to start a relationship
with Meg now and feels on the top of the world.
Bette shows up and announces that she is the new gossip columnist for the
Sentinel. She is looking for something to write about, and Ben told her
that she will find nothing there and boots her out of his house.
Ben starts to place another call to Meg, but stops himself. Little does he
know, Meg is outside of his door trying to decide if she will go in.
Ben starts to go out when he runs into Meg at his door. He pulls her into
the room. Annie is standing at the window looking in when she spots Ben with
THE RICHARDS' HOUSE
Caitlin thanks Cole for giving her the time that she needs before they get
married. Cole lets her know that she has all the time that she will need.
Olivia is reading the pamphlet about the test that she will get the next day.
She decides that she is hungry and went for a snack while she waits for
Caitlin to come home. When she opens the door Cole is there. He pushes his
way into Olivia's room demanding to know exactly what Olivia had said to
Friday, August 15, 1997