One Split Second!

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

Decker takes Alison hostage, Bob works to save Tom and Susan, Emily nearly breaks down, Alison enters a dream world and Emma blames herself because Aaron was shot.

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Bob finds Susan, collapsed, in the research room. Kim walks in as he calls for a gurney. A nurse notices the injection mark on her neck and Bob calls for Chris. A nurse arrives and says Chris is in danger!

Margo draws her gun as Rick turns his gun on her! He tells her to let him go or everyone in the room will die. Margo demands that he help Tom but Rick refuses to do anything until she promises to get the helicopter for him. Aaron, above them in the vents, overhears. Margo refuses to help Decker, even after Chris and Paul tell her to do it. Chris says he has an antidote so they don't need Rick! Margo isn't sure who to believe. Meg finally comes to her senses and drops beside Tom, who seems to be having a heart attack. She begs Rick to help but he won't. He backs into the room and threatens Casey! Just then, Aaron drops into the room and Decker shoots him! Aaron falls to the ground beside Alison. Rick grabs Emily and uses her body to get closer to Alison. Tom groans again and Margo gives in! She makes a call to clear the airspace and then orders that a pilot get the helicopter there ASAP! Rick grabs Alison and runs from the room despite Emily begging him to take her instead. Meg drops beside Aaron and tries to help him. Chris barks orders at a nurse and then fills Bob in when he arrives. He takes off after Alison and Rick.


After she receives the antidote, Meg is taken to a private room. She wants to get to Aaron but Paul wants her to rest. She asks how he can forgive her; he says he knew from the time she began acting strangely that she wasn't herself. He promises that Sofie isn't coming back. She kisses him and convinces Paul to take her to Aaron. She calls the farm, tells Emma she is okay and asks for Holden. He isn't there so Meg tells her to get to the hospital quickly because of Aaron. Emma arrives shortly and begins blaming herself. Aaron begins to regain consciousness.


Chris follows Rick and Alison through the hospital. When they get outside, police officers try to stop Rick but he won't give up. Chris tries to intervene but Rick points the gun at Allie's head and Chris backs off. Decker makes a run for the chopper. When he turns his back, Chris jumps him. They fight over the gun and Chris finally overpowers Rick. He grabs Alison and runs for the hospital as the officers take care of Rick.


Margo goes into Tom's room. The doctors realize the stint in his heart collapsed when he went after Decker. He is headed to surgery. He asks about Casey and Margo says their kiddo is fine. She asks why he tried to play the hero; he says he couldn't let anything happen to her. She crosses the hall to Casey and Emily's room. She fills them in on Tom, relieving Casey. Emily asks about Alison. Margo says they have apprehended Rick and that Chris is working hard to save Allie's life. Emily leaves. Margo stays with Casey, who can't stop talking about Emily. She realizes he really does love her. Bob walks in and Casey asks when he can go home.


Chris gets Alison into a room and barks orders at a nurse but Alison is fading fast. The nurse returns and says they had to use the last of the antidote on Susan! Chris hurries to the research lab to make more. Alison dreams she is in a field, alone, when Aaron shows up. She asks where they are; he doesn't answer, just takes her on a motorcycle ride. She can't feel his body next to hers and wonders why. They quickly arrive at Yo's. Alison asks if he feels funny, too, but Aaron says he feels fine. She pushes away the beer he serves her but he says she can have anything she wants now. Emily and Susan start singing in the corner. She asks them what is going on. They tell her to stop thinking and play along. Suddenly Chris pops up from behind the piano and tells her to relax and have fun. Alison joins Emily and Susan for another chorus. When the chorus ends, Emily and Susan have disappeared. Chris and Aaron are still there and tell her to relax. Aaron requests a song from her and along with Chris pressures her to sing some more. She sings the lullaby she sang to Aaron in Seattle. As the song ends, she realizes Chris has disappeared. Alison starts to freak out about people leaving her. Aaron says he has to go, too, and won't let her come with him. He fades from her sight. She is right back in the middle of the field and calls out for help. Just then, the real Chris bursts into Alison's hospital room with another dose of the antidote. Refusing to give up even though it looks bleak, he injects her. In her dream state, Alison sees Chris and asks again what is going on. He reaches out and says she has to come with him now. She takes his hand and begins to wake from her dreams. She sees Chris and he tells her what happened. She thanks him for saving her and then asks for Aaron!

Bob finds Kim and is thankful that she wasn't involved in any of the craziness.

Chris takes Alison to Aaron. She holds his hand and cries. He asks if she is real. She says they are going to be okay now. Chris watches them from the hall.


Emily walks across the hall to Susan's room and begs her to wake up. She wakes and when Emily is certain her mom will be okay, returns to Casey's room. Margo leaves just then. Emily sits with Casey and says she wants to pretend this never happened. Casey says they should never forget because his family is finally accepting them as a couple. He hugs her. She wonders if they really are ready to accept her.

Margo returns to Tom, thankful he is okay. She brings up Emily; both realize that Emily and Casey are really in love.

Next on As The World Turns:

Emily asks Casey for an annulment.

Holden tells Lily where he is living.

Aaron declares his feelings for Alison.

Chris asks Alison what is going on with her.

Holden makes a move on Carly!

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