Limbo.Tuesday, March 19 2013
Phyllis has some doubts, the wedding winds down and Lauren meets up with Carmine.
Ashley and Phyllis are bickering in Jack's office about what's in his best interests. Red tells her about how harsh being with Jack through his recovery was. Ashley says she would have been there if Billy hadn't told her to stay away. Ash is sure that Phyllis doesn't love Jack and once he realizes that, he will fall apart.
Jack and Adam are talking in the hall. Adam says they need to get on the offensive because the war with Victor will start as soon as the wedding is over. He has to come up with a plan. Jack goes into his office. Phyllis is now alone. She tells him the should listen to his sister. He refuses to believe that she is bad for him and asks her not to let fear get in their way. She agrees to go to Istanbul with him.
The wedding party gets underway at the Newman place. Eric Forrester drinks and Summer tells Nikki her dress is 'sick'. Sharon shows up. Victoria answers the door and tells her to go. Sharon isn't there for more arson, just to pick up Faith. Nick hands her the kid and she departs. Nikki and Victor start dancing. Michael and Lauren watch. He's been drinking and gets maudlin, then cynical. "It's hard to toast to everlasting love when you are in limbo," he says. The newlyweds chat with their grandchildren. Nikki suddenly notices Katherine isn't there. She runs off to call. Victor notices Ashley is there. She brought him a crystal ball. Ash wanders over to Billy and they chat about Jack. She tells him to look out for their big brother. He misses when Jack was just a 'cold-hearted womanizer'. Nick and Victoria call everyone together for the toast. She talks about how stylish and elegant their mother is. She has taught them to embrace every moment. The cake is wheeled out and cut. Nick dances with Avery and tells her how brave she is. He asks her to drop the Rogan case but she won't. Across the room, Noah and Alex are loudly arguing about Adriana until Abby orders them to stop. She drags Alex away. He sulks off to get a drink. Ash starts questioning Abby about her taste in men and wishes she was going back to New York with her. Nikki throws the bouquet, although most of the women try hard to avoid it. It winds up hitting Avery in the head. Adam arrives. Billy tries to dissuade him from entering. That fails. Adam declares that he wants to make a toast.
Michael and Lauren go home. He begins berating her for the 'chasm of resentment' between them. She can't explain and walks away.
Lauren runs into Carmine at Crimson Lights. She's cool to him. He asks her to sit down for some small talk. He turns on the charm and tells her he won a suite at the club for the night in a raffle.
At home, Katherine sits around, acting disoriented. She notices that she missed a call from Nikki and then picks up the wedding invitation. After staring for awhile, she makes a call to apologize.
Tyler shows up at Leslie's. She tells him she saw her dad and he told her the truth. Their dad did not kill their mom and they need to find out who did. He doesn't understand why she's changing her tune. Les says she was fifteen then and just making assumptions. She challenges him to look their father in the eyes. He refuses and storms out.
Faith and her mom head home. They hang out with Dylan until it's jammy time. Faith runs upstairs. Sharon asks him about the little girl he knew in Afghanistan. He explains that her family helped him so insurgents attacked her village. They went running but he got her to safety. Later, they chat about his life in Chicago and what he's planning for himself. She hopes he's not running away.
Spoilers for Wednesday on The Young and the Restless:
"I should really be getting home," Lauren says. Carmine tells her he'll be in room 444 if she changes her mind.
"I believe my father is innocent," Leslie explains. "Does your brother agree?" asks Wheeler.
"There are a few words I'd like to say about my father," Adam says as he raises his glass.
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