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    Life Is Unfair.

    Wednesday, February 10 2010
    Luke worries that his father killed Damian, Noah and Maddie decide to live together and Reid comforts Katie.


    At Lily's, she and Holden bicker about what happened to Damian. She's sure that Meg went after him but he claims that he just ran off. Molly arrives and tells them that Meg has turned herself in and is back at the hospital. Lily continues to panic. He tells Lily to stop worrying about her husband and focus on her kids. "Like he told me to forget about you when we thought you were dead?" she says. Molly backs Holden up but Lily points out that Holden's story doesn't jive.



    At the office, Luke continues to question the first mate of Damian's boat. He doesn't know if the bloody body was really Damian's, but, whoever it was, they're dead now.



    At Katie's, she listens to Dr. Oliver as he takes a call about a patient who died. He refuses to let it get to him and heads for the door. As he walks out, Henry walks in. "That guy gives rude and insensitive a bad name," Henry complains. She informs him that she is going to meet the doctor for lunch. Henry rants about Reid and how cold and self-centered he is. When she defends him, he storms off.



    Noah and Maddie are having coffee at Java. He complains about how hard it is to avoid Luke. When she talks about looking for an apartment, he suggests that they become roommates. She agrees to that and offers to start looking for places. She sticks around Java and reads ads as Noah goes to an appointment. Henry comes in and complains about Dr. Oliver. She tells him about Luke blackmailing him into coming to town. "So the all important doctor has something to hide?" Henry asks with a smile.



    Luke shows up at the hospital to see Dr. Oliver. He assures him that he is doing all he can to stay away from Noah. Nonetheless, Luke explains that he needs to talk to his boyfriend. His father has disappeared and he has no idea what to do. Reid isn't impressed and ratchets up the sarcasm. After Luke storms away, Noah comes in for his appointment. The doctor rails at him about Luke but refuses to turn this into a therapy session.



    Katie runs into Reid at the hospital. She's there to have Jacob tested to see if he is a match for Liberty. She's getting cold feet. "What the hell is the matter with you?" he asks. He rants at her and tells her to get over herself. After she strolls away, Henry saunters over. "You trying to make trouble for me Hank?" Reid asks him. He confronts Henry about someone calling around and digging into his past. When Henry begins arguing with him, Reid calls an orderly and then announces that Henry has TB and has to be quarantined immediately. Henry's dragged away yelling.



    Luke goes back to work. His mother calls and tells him how worried she is. He asks her to come over. When she arrives, he tells her about what the first mate told him. He's sure that it was his father who was dead on the deck and assumes that Meg or Holden left him there. She refuses to believe that about Holden and tells him that suspecting him like this would break his heart. Lily begs him not to let Damian steal the trust he has left for his father.



    Holden goes to see his sister at Deerbrooke. She hugs him and apologizes for running away. He promises her that he's 'taken care' of everything so she doesn't have to worry anymore. She tells him how much she owes Molly. He says that they are both lucky.



    Holden meets with Molly at the Lakeview. She says that she is just trying to keep him out of trouble. "Sometimes I feel like I can't win with you," she says. He feels like his life is a mess. Damian blew up the life he planned and he doesn't think he'll ever get it back. She assumes he's talking about Lily. He admits that Damian didn't steal Lily from him; she was already moving on without him. It doesn't matter now though; it's not like he could get past Lily marrying Damian ten minutes after she found out he was dead. Molly offers to be a team with him from now on. They kiss.



    Luke runs into Noah at Java. He's reluctant to sit down but Noah asks him to. He explains what he's found out about his father so far. Luke isn't sure how he feels about his father being dead considering the way he hurt everyone. "It's okay for you to hate him," Noah says. Luke can't do that. Maddie rushes in and explains that she's found them a place. She notices that Luke obviously hasn't heard their plan yet. Noah tells Luke that he needs to learn to be independent.



    Lily goes home and is startled to find Holden there. He's there to help Natalie with a school project. They talk about Meg. Lily's sure that Meg wasn't the one who hurt Damian. Natalie comes in and interrupts. She and Holden start drawing up her family tree. Lily gets uncomfortable but joins in.


    Molly arrives at WOAK. She's assigned to cover Damian's disappearance. Molly argues that there is no story but she has no choice.


    When Reid gets to Katie's, she's crying. He tries to avoid her but ends up asking what's wrong. She's crying because life is so unfair. She doesn't know how to teach her son to be hopeful with Brad dead and Liberty suffering. He tries comforting her, but insists that he's not hugging her. She needs him to help her with her grief. He suggests that she grow thicker skin and then explains that he keeps the photo of all the patients he's lost. They make him fight death harder every day. She decides to use her grief to help fight for Brad's daughter. When she leaves to see Jacob, he calls to check on a patient.



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    Posted by awall at Wednesday, February 10 2010 12:39 PM

    Luke is turning into a whiner just like his Mom. With all the stuff Damian was doing to his Mom and Aunt, he should be glad he is gone. Lily needs to get a grip. Why didn't she look for Holden as much as she is so concern about Damian. Drop her in the nearest river as well. Why is Maddie still in town, she adds nothing to the current storyline and neither does the Dr. Reid. Why is Katie so quick to defend him? I guess this will be her new love interest. Writers please get rid of these silly storylines and get back to serious issues.

    Posted by klammbake at Wednesday, February 10 2010 12:53 PM

    I agree awall. They should have put Lily and Luke on the first boat out with Damian and let Holden have the three younger kids. Maybe with him they would stand a chance at being sane and not whining spineless jellyfish like their mom and older brother! With such little time left for this show, couldn't the writers just PLEASE put to use all the great talent that has been with the show for years and tie up loose ends?! Tom & Margo, Bob & Kim, Lisa, Carly & Jack, Emma for crying out loud!

    Posted by GLandWT at Wednesday, February 10 2010 01:03 PM

    Awall, I agree with you about "Why didn't Lily look for Holden as much as she is so concern about Damian"...

    I liked when Holden told Molly, Lily married Damian 10 minutes after he was declared dead.

    I can't believe how fast Dr. Reid had Henry placed in isolation. Wow! TB is nothing to play with and wouldn't the hospital have to be alerted; also, wouldn't the hospital need to know how many people have been exposed and/or in contact with Henry? When Emily came out of her coma briefly, there wasn't an orderly nor a doctor to be found for what seemed an eternity...

    I feel sorry for Molly. I can only imagine how she must feel - investigating a story on the disappearance of Damian. What will she tell Holden.

    Posted by kcits at Wednesday, February 10 2010 01:46 PM

    Wouldn't it be fun if they brought in a love interest for Lisa and she got married again before the show ends? I say bring back John Dixon. Love him or hate him--you can't take your eyes off the screen when Larry Bryggman was on. He's a great actor. Much more interesting than anything going on in Oakdale right now.

    Posted by Pats fan at Wednesday, February 10 2010 03:55 PM

    IMO,That Dr. Reid person is a rude jerk... The way he
    treats people... HE NEEDS TO GO AWAY!!!

    Posted by simscb at Wednesday, February 10 2010 04:03 PM

    ITA with all of you. Lily has been so obsessed with Damian that she couldn't see the forest for the trees. She STILL can't. She really didn't give herself time to grieve the "death" of Holden. Instead, she rushed into marriage with the murderous Damain, knowing deep down inside that she still loved Holden. She has been a real ignoramous to have fallen for all of his lies. He wanted Holden GONE.

    Before the show leaves the air(which I abhor), I predict that Holden and Molly will be a couple and Lily will be left out in the cold, which is where she SHOULD BE. Since she has been so wishy-washy, that is exactly how she should be - ALONE!

    "Holden, I LOVE you." - Damian, I LOVE you." She simply cannot make up her mind. Her children deserve better. She doesn't deserve her CHILDREN.

    Lily seems to be mentally unstable.

    Posted by bl05 at Thursday, February 11 2010 05:55 AM

    Back in the day when Lily had Luck, Damian and Holden were fighting over him, I thought that Lily had tested to see which one was the father and some how (cant remember if Damian switched or what happened) they came back Danian was but between the lines they left a cliff hanger that it was Holden. If anyone rememebers this...please help refresh my memory....

    Posted by bl05 at Thursday, February 11 2010 07:40 AM

    I meant Luke...LOL

    Posted by KatStevens at Thursday, February 11 2010 09:07 AM

    They should have taken Lily to Deerbrooke along with Meg, since they didn't put her & Luke on the boat with Damien! It would be great to see the show conclude with Holden & Molly together, but I have a sad suspicion it will be the age-old Holden & Lily. kcits comment about having Lisa find a new love interest & get married again as a conclusion is a fun possibility. It would be so nice to see the show end with the wonderful actors who have put years (in some cases decades!) into the show having quality S/Ls. On the other hand, that would make me hate the cancellation of it all the more.

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