08/15/2008 Ryan Says He'll Never Leave Greenlee

"Taylor dropped by the Hubbard residence and Frankie was thrilled to see his old platoon mate. He introduced her to his parents and Jesse jokingly reminded his son to fill her in on his "back to life" story when she had a lot of time to spare. As he and Angie went over to get some refreshments, Frankie asked Taylor why she'd chosen Pine Valley, but she asserted that he already knew the answer. Before they could delve into that conversation, Angie and Jesse called them over to the kitchen. She regaled the Hubbards with stories of different family members that had been in the service and how she'd prided herself on a continued tradition. Then, when Frankie asked what her plans for the future were, she told him that she would be in town only until she got her new deployment orders. When he asked her why, she told him that in the service was where she was needed-and where she belonged.

They took a few minutes to talk of the elder Hubbards and how they had found success in their respective fields, and then Taylor noted that she wanted to share some information on how their son had done the same. Frankie tried to downplay it, but Taylor was not discouraged. She related the story of how Frankie had been awarded a silver star for the fourteen lives he saved while all were under heavy fire, but tried to neutralize his bravery when he noted that he hadn't been able to save everyone.

The conversation was interrupted when Angie's cell phone rang and she was called to the hospital. Jesse noted that he had to return to work as well and prepared himself to walk his wife out. Once out in the hall, Angie confessed that although she wanted to be proud of their son, all she could do was picture the horror he had lived through overseas.

Carmen arrived at an upscale clothing shop and met up with Randi, who mildly chastised her for her late arrival. They took a walk down memory lane, recalling the dreams they'd had while growing up. During the discussion, the two talked about how Myrtle "Ferris Wheel" had run a boutique, but recently retired to enjoy some time off. The good feeling lasted until Carmen mentioned Randi's abrupt departure from her life with no contact for over a year. Randi was instantly defensive and wondered why she'd bothered to show up, since Carmen didn't really care about her. Carmen quickly filled in the blank space with reasons, and said that she's missed her while she was gone.

After they finished at the shop, they went to BJ's where Randi continued to be difficult, but Carmen wouldn't give up on her. She then apologized for how she'd hurt Randi in the past and asked if they could just have a normal conversation. Randi curtly agreed but after a few rounds of questions, she eased up and admitted that the doctor she had previously mentioned was real. Carmen subjected her old friend to some good-natured ribbing and then, when she realized she had to return work, encouraged her to pay her doctor a visit.

During the flight home, the couples toasted each other and then viewed a video that Aidan had procured of the ceremony. As they watched, Richie appeared over Annie's shoulder and delighted in Ryan's horrified expression over the exchanged vows, as if he'd just lost the love of his life. After a few minutes, Greenlee paused it to use the restroom and Kendall urged her to hurry. There was some turbulence and it touched off some nausea for Annie. Ryan immediately rushed to her side and guided her to the couch so that she could lie down. As soon as she closed her eyes, Ryan allowed his eyes to drift to the door that Greenlee had disappeared behind.

In the lavatory, Greenlee accidentally dropped her wedding ring into the toilet. When Kendall came to check on her, Greenlee related her quandary and asked her to distract everyone until she figured out what to do. Kendall did her best, but when her husband took Aidan to check out the cockpit, Kendall decided to steal Ryan from his sleeping wife and hoped that he could help. Greenlee pulled him in and he retrieved the ring with ease. He put the ring in some water and as it soaked, Greenlee asked if he thought she would make Aidan happy. Sure that she had already accomplished that feat, he told her that she had nothing to worry about. On the other side of the door, Richie tortured his sister when he suggested that her husband had snuck away to be with Greenlee as soon as he believed her to be asleep.

Agitated, Annie wanted to do what she could to get her husband away from his ex, but Kendall blocked her path. Annie warned Kendall not to get in the way, but Kendall wouldn't budge. Some additional turbulence hit then, and Kendall was forced to react so that Annie wouldn't hit the floor. She then encouraged the newly pregnant woman to sit down, but Annie would not be swayed. Richie appeared again and urged his sister to hit Kendall in the same manner she'd hit him. At that same moment, the turbulence tossed Ryan and Greenlee against the door, which caused something to jam and lock them inside.

Ryan banged on the door and alerted the others to their new plight and Kendall immediately went to get Zach and Aidan. On the inside, Greenlee started to panic and Ryan asked what she had done when she was in the bomb shelter to keep herself calm. She recalled that Zach had convinced her to think of another place where she felt safe, and Ryan did the same. She began to talk of the house that Aidan planned to build for her and although it pained Ryan, he listened as it allowed her to back off from her panic.

As the men worked on the door, Kendall was able to convince Annie to stretch out on the couch again. She guessed that Annie's agitation was due to Ryan's impenetrable proximity to Greenlee, but when she confronted Annie, she was met with denial and hostility. Irked by the response, Kendall opted to make an attempt to push Annie's buttons, and told her how she and Ryan were witness to the revelation of the hidden key in the picture frame at Fusion. She asked if Annie wanted to explain what she'd kept hidden from them, but Annie just told her that it was none of her business and resumed her stance outside of the bathroom.

Greenlee and Ryan started to play a memory game in order to divert her from her claustrophobia. They laughed and had a good time, so Richie took that moment to tell his sister that they sounded like newlyweds. Without a thought that someone could hear, Annie reminded the apparition that he was supposed to kill Greenlee. Mere moments after that admission, the curtain that separated her from the others opened and Kendall's accusatory face appeared once again. Although she hadn't heard what Annie said, she admitted to her belief that Annie had conducted a conversation with herself. Annie again dismissed Kendall as she said that she had taken the quiet moment to talk with her baby. She walked toward the back of the plane once more, and her agitation imploded into full-blown paranoia when the door finally sprang open, just as Ryan admitted that he would never leave Greenlee.

Krystal and Tad shared some face time, and she promised that she would be a good wife. She also told him that she thought she needed to share some one-on-one time with Kathy to help the little girl become more acclimated to their blended family. Tad wholeheartedly agreed but was more interested in additional face time. Kathy returned from camp and when she saw them, she angrily shut the front door. Unaware of Kathy's feelings, the duo went to the foyer to greet her. Krystal showed her some things that she had purchased for the little girl's dollhouse and Tad offered to run some errands so that the two of them could have some quality time to redecorate. Completely uninterested, Kathy flung herself at her father and begged him not to leave her.

Tad convinced Kathy that she would have fun with Krystal and promised to have a treat for her when he returned. After he left, Krystal asked if she could help redecorate the dollhouse but Kathy sharply spurned her. The little girl then had a daydream wherein she and her father could play a game that would make Krystal disappear by shooting her with water guns. She smiled almost to herself at the thought and when Krystal asked what she'd been thinking about, Kathy simply asked if she wanted to play a game.

Kathy wanted to play hide-and-seek, but this time the hider had to do so behind a door. Krystal agreed and looked for a place as the youngster counted to thirty. She decided to hide on the other side of the front door, but didn't realize that Kathy had seen her exit. The young girl continued to count but as soon as she heard the door latch, she locked it behind Krystal. Krystal immediately saw the error of her ways and started to bang on the door and insisted that she be let back in.

The young girl ignored Krystal's pleas, and Krystal became increasingly alarmed when she heard her youngest daughter's cries. Tad returned home then and was able to open the door. Krystal dashed upstairs to get Jenny while Tad tried to figure out what happened. Krystal returned to the living room just as Kathy admitted that she wanted Krystal to go away.

Frankie found out that Taylor had watched him for a few days prior to her arrival at his door because she wanted to see how he'd adjusted to civilian life. He then asked how long she would be around, and she repeated that she'd stay until she got her orders. He revealed that she had plantar fasciitis and that she needed to stop running and get treatment before it worsened. Taylor blew him off and prepared to leave, but not before she ascertained that they would get together again. Frankie readily agreed and after he opened the door, they hugged in the doorway, unaware that Randi had quietly stumbled upon the scene."

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