Love & Betrayal: Young & the Restless Romances

Synopsis
Romance is alive in Genoa City: but will they last?
Billy has moved on with Phyllis, but he is torn between Phyllis and Victoria. Who will win Billy’s heart?
Nick has moved on with Chelsea, but Nick’s feud with Victor puts a damper in his romance with Chelsea when Victor pulls out his latest maneuver yet. Will Nick and Chelsea survive?
As Sharon and Scott’s romance heats up, Abby realizes it’s Scott she wants, and Victor is more than willing to help Abby win.
If Nikki thought Victor would be a problem concerning her new romance with Jack, she has more than she bargained for when Dina comes between the two lovers. Will Nikki stay with Jack, go back to Victor, or fall off the wagon?
Reed and Mattie are torn by family loyalties and their blossoming new romance. Can the two young lovers stay true to family and stay away from each other?
Lily and Hilary are at it again as Hilary realizes it’s Lily he wants. Will Lily and Jordan give into temptation?
Mariah and Tessa devotes themselves to their men, Devon and Noah, respectively, as they try to squash their feelings for one another?
And Ashley and Ravi can no longer deny their feeling for each other?
Juliet’s secret is out: Cane is not the father of her baby, but who is?
Cast
Billy Abbott – Jason Thompson
Phyllis Summers-Newman-Abbott – Gina Tognoni
Victoria Newman – Amelia Heinle
Nick Newman – Joshua Morrow
Chelsea Lawson-Newman – Melissa Claire Egan
Victor Newman – Eric Braden
Nikki Reed Newman – Melody Thomas Scott
Jack Abbott – Peter Bergman
Dina Mergeron – Marla Adams
Reed Hellstrom – Tristan Lake Leabu
Matilda “Mattie” Ashby – Lexie Stevenson
Charles “Charlie” Ethan Ashby – Noah Alexander Gerry
Lily Winters-Ashby – Christel Khalil
Hilary Curtis-Winters-Hamilton – Mishael Morgan
Jordan Wilde – Darnell Kirkwood
Mariah Copeland – Camryn Grimes
Tessa Porter – Cait Fairbanks
Devon Hamilton – Bryton McClure
Noah Newman – Robert Adamson
Ashley Abbott – Eileen Davidson
Ravi Shapur – Abhi Sinha
Ethan “Cane” Ashby – Daniel Goddard
Juliet Helton – Laur Allen
Chapter 1-Phyllis Schemes to Keep Billy Away from Victoria
Phyllis couldn’t believe that her plot to bring Benjamin Hockman in to sweep Victoria off her feet backfired in a major way. Now Billy was working day and night closely with Victoria at Brash & Sassy, now that Neil Winters saved Brash & Sassy. She and Billy rarely had time together anymore because he was too busy working late with Victoria. She had to find a way to keep Billy away from Victoria? But how?
Phyllis opened up her laptop and to view “The Hilary Hour” and was impressed with Hilary to dig the dirt on Victoria. She had a plan to use Hilary to her advantage.
“Mariah, GC Buzz?” Mariah answered the phone at GC Buzz. “How can I help you?”
“Mariah, this is Phyllis. Can I speak with Hilary?”
“Just one moment.” Mariah said as she handed the phone to Hilary, who was just passing by. “Hilary, the phone is for you.”
“Thank you, Mariah,” Hilary said as she took the phone from her. “Yes. This is Hilary.”
“Hilary, this is Phyllis.”
“Phyllis, what do you want?”Hilary said. “You want a piece of me too?”
“On the contrary…I have a proposition for you.”
“Really?” Hilary said surprised.
“Yes. Can we meet at GCAC for cocktails?”
“Yes. I’ll be there. What time?” Hilary asked her.
“1:00 pm?”
“I’ll be there.”
Meanwhile, Billy and Victoria were having an argument over the company she’s been keeping.
“I can’t believe you slept with Benjamin Hockman?!” Billy said irately.
“Why does it matter, Billy? You’re with Phyllis, so who does it matter who I’m with?!” Victoria said hotly in her defense.
“The guy’s bad news!” Billy pointed out, not wanting to admit he was jealous and that he wanted her back.
“You sound jealous!”
“Well…well, I’m not!”
“Fine. Then can we get back to work?” Victoria said, as she logged onto her laptop to view the days tasks.
“Fine with me!” Billy said to her as he logged onto his laptop.
Billy watched Victoria as she worked. He couldn’t believe she slept with Benjamin Hockman! She should be with him!
“Billy, would you quit looking at me?” Victoria told him. “It’s very distracting!”
“I can’t help it.” Billy said quietly.
“Why not?”
Billy got up from his seat and pulled Victoria into his arms and kissed her. Victoria, wanting Billy to kiss her for so long, gave into his kiss and kissed him back.
At GCAC, Hilary arrived to find Phyllis waiting for her.
“Phyllis, I have to admit, your phone call caught me off guard.”
“Well, I have a job for you to do.”
“Oh, and what would that be?” Hilary asked her, her curiosity piqued.
“I need you to help me keep Billy and Victoria away from each other.”
“You don’t like Billy working with his ex?”
“No I don’t.” Phyllis confessed.
“What do you want me to do?”
“Find Travis Crawford and have him brought to Genoa City.”
“You think I can convince Victoria’s ex to come back to Genoa City?” Hilary asked her.
“Tell Travis that Victoria is ill for all I care. Just get Travis back here!” Phyllis threatened. “Or I will reveal your secret!”
“I have nothing to hide!” Hilary told her confidently.
Phyllis opened up her phone and showed her the video of hiding at GCAC to get the footage of Victoria and Benjamin Hockman.
“Where did you get that?” Hilary accused.
“It doesn’t matter where or how I got it! Do what I say or this will be posted online!”
“Fine. I will get Travis here.” Hilary told her.
“Thank you.” Phyllis said. “I knew you would see things my way.”
Phyllis picked up her things and walked away, confident that Victoria’s Billy would be all hers soon.
Hilary checked her phone and found a number for Travis, and dialed the number.
“Travis, you need to come to Genoa City. Victoria is real sick and needs you.” Hilary said to Travis as soon as she heard his voice.
Chapter 2 – Victor and Nick’s Feud Reaches New Heights
Victor couldn’t believe that Nick was turning his granddaughter Faith against him. That sweet little girl and he was taking her away from him. Well Nick was going to pay for his actions.
“Yes, I need you to come to town pronto!” Victor said via his cell to a mystery person.
“Yes, I will be there.” The mystery person said. “Does tomorrow sound too early?”
“That’ll be perfect.” Victor said before hanging up.
Victor sat at his chair at Newman Enterprises. He poured himself a drink from his wetbar in his office.
“Soon, Nick. Soon. All will fall into place.” Victor said as he took a swig of his drink.
At Chelsea’s condo, Nick and Chelsea were having a romantic night. Their love was falling into place for the first time since Adam’s death. It really seemed right between the two of them.
“I love you Nick.” Chelsea said after making love to him.
“I love you too, Chelsea.” Nick replied. “It seems right. The five of us as a family: you, me, Connor, Christian and Faith.”
Nick and Chelsea clung to each other, unaware of the intruder that was coming to wreck their future.
Meanwhile, at Brash & Sassy, Phyllis decided to surprise Billy with a lunch and hopefully some romance, but Victoria’s presence as she hung all over Billy while working together of B & S business was a little too unnerving for Phyllis. The thought made her sick to see Victoria play games with Billy. Why couldn’t Billy see Victoria for the tramp she was? Phyllis thought.
“Gawd, you at it again, Victoria!” Phyllis said outraged when she opened the door to Brash & Sassy.
“What are you talking about, Phyllis? Billy and I are working on business.” Victoria defended herself.
“You always hang all over your co-workers?” Phyllis questioned her. “Or is Billy the lucky one?”
“What do you want, Phyllis?” Victoria said irritated with Phyllis’ presence in her company.
“Well, I thought ‘my boyfriend’ could use some lunch.” Phyllis said, emphasizing Billy’s role in her life, hoping it unnerved Victoria.
“Well, Billy, if you need to eat something, don’t let me stop you.” Victoria said, to Phyllis’ glee.
“Thanks, Victoria, I am a little famished.”
“Well, don’t let me stop you.” Victoria said. “I need to go and do some unfinished business for Brash & Sassy.”
Victoria walked out of Brash & Sassy leaving Phyllis and Billy to their lunch. Little did Phyllis know, she was playing right into Victoria’s hands.
Chapter 3 – Abby Schemes to Take Scott from Sharon
The dating app to lure Scott away from Sharon was working. Scott was jealous of Zack. Abby knew she wanted Scott and was sickened by Sharon as she made her advances to lure him into her bed…the nasty slut…Abby detested Sharon and couldn’t stand the fact that Scott was with her. That’s when she came up with the dating app idea. And Victor was all too happy to help her win the war over Scott.
She wanted Scott but couldn’t come out and tell him so. Sharon had already squirmed her way into Scott’s heart. But the success of the dating app was doing wonders. She was successful and soon, Scott would be all hers…and Sharon would be a nasty history. But she didn’t know the regret she would have letting Zack go after she and Scott declared their love for each other.
Meanwhile, Zack was working on the finishing touches as he plotted to make Abby his bride. He couldn’t wait to show her his surprise soon. Once he was married to Abby Newman, Victor would have to help him out of the sex-scandal mess he got himself in. Abby was his ticket to a better life…and no one was going to get in his way!!
Abby put her plan in motion as she text Scott to meet her at Crimson Lights…the perfect spot as Sharon now owned the coffee bar after Dylan’s absence. It worked like a charm…maybe too much.
Not only Sharon witnessed the kiss between Abby and Scott. Zack became more than jealous as he too witnessed the kiss.
Chaos erupted at Crimson Lights as Zack took out his gun and held Sharon at gunpoint. Scott was forced to bargain with Zack to get Sharon out of harm’s way, but he didn’t see Zack’s next move as he kidnapped Abby and forced her into his car. By the time Scott got to Zack’s car, Zack was long gun. And Scott had no idea where Zack took Abby.
Meanwhile, Nick’s life was in shambles as the intruder revealed himself as Adam Newman.
“Chelsea, I’m alive!” Adam said to a shocked Chelsea, who was in bed with his brother.
“Adam?”
“Screwing my brother!” Adam chastised her and Nick. “Guess the next surprise is the perfect payback for my brother and his whore!”
“What payback!” Nick demanded.
“Christian isn’t your son!” Adam revealed. “And your whore of a girlfriend, my loving wife, knew all about it!”
Adam left Nick and Chelsea and went to pick up his son, Christian, who was crying in his crib.
“Just what do you mean, Christian is your son?!” Nick demanded, with Chelsea right behind him.
“Yes, brother dear. Christian is mine. And our father knew all along. Not to mention your new girlfriend.”
Nick was crushed. Christian was Adam’s. And Victor and Chelsea knew all along. Nick couldn’t take it. He ran out of Chelsea’s and got into his car. He ended up at Crimson Lights where he spied a sobbing Sharon.
“Sharon, why are you crying?”
“Scott ran after Zack who took Abby?”
“Well, I got news of my own.”
“What can be so bad as Scott being in love with your sister?”
“Try Adam being back and being the father of Christian?”
“What the…..”
“Yeah, the son you raised as Sully with my brother, Dylan, is Adam’s son.”
Nick and Sharon commiserated their loss in each other’s arms as the two made love at Crimson Lights.
Chapter 4 – Jack & Nikki Heat Up Their Romance
Passion was in the air for Jack and Nikki as they took their romance to the next level. As they finished their fiery lovemaking, a knock on the door interrupted their fireworks. It was Dina.
“Jacky?” Dina said, before barging through Jack’s bedroom door, shocked to see Nikki in Jack’s bed.
Nikki covered herself as Jack grabbed his pants and escorted Dina out of his bedroom.
“Mother, what did you want?”
Dina took a few moments to come up with a reason because she didn’t have one. She hated Nikki being with Jack. She wanted Nikki out of her son’s life.
“Mother, what did you want?” Jack repeated again, becoming irate.
“You’re needed at Jabot.” Dina lied. “There’s trouble brewing.”
“Alright. Thanks for telling me.” Jack said as he left her alone and went to get ready and tell Nikki.
“I’m sorry for mother barging in, but I need to head to the office.” Jack said as Nikki’s heart was secretly crushed.
“It’s okay. I’ll just wait here for you until you get back.” She told him with a kiss, which Dina spied.
As Nikki laid back in Jack’s bed, Dina waited for Jack to leave the mansion before confronting Nikki, who was still in Jack’s bed.
“What do you want?’ Nikki said annoyed.
“You out of my son’s life!” Dina demanded.
“Don’t you think Jack should have a say who he’s with?” Nikki pointed out to a disagreeable Dina.
“You’re just a gold-digging tramp!” Dina shot out at her.
“I love Jack!” Nikki defended herself.
“I want you out of Jack’s life or I will tell him your secret!”
“What secret?! I have no secrets?!” Nikki said, knowing she did.
“I know you’re working with Victor to destroy Jabot.” Dina accused.
“You wouldn’t!”
“Watch me!”
Nikki got up out of Jack’s bed, got dressed and grabbed her things and left the Abbott mansion. No one could know why she was romancing Jack. She had to silence Dina before she blabbed everything to Jack.
Meanwhile, Nick and Sharon woke up to find them in bed after Adam found Nick with Chelsea. He couldn’t believe that Christian was Adam’s and he couldn’t believe that Chelsea kept that secret along with his own father.
“Nick, I’m sorry about Christian.” Sharon told him after their tryst.
“I can’t believe I was lied to by my own father and Chelsea.”
“I know I lied to you about Christian being Sully, but it’s funny how you weren’t even Christian’s father—Adam was. And Sage knew the truth?” Sharon tried to reason.
“I know how Dylan felt when I found out Christian was my son.” Nick said, trying to make sense of it. “He couldn’t handle Sully being Christian and not his son. Now I learn that Christian isn’t mine either.”
Nick and Sharon just held each other at Crimson Lights unaware that Dylan had made his way back to Genoa City after he received word from a mysterious source about Christian.
Chapter 5 – Reed & Mattie: Torn Between Family and Love
Mattie was miserable at Walnut Grove as she walked the hallways. She was barely able to concentrate on her studies. She just couldn’t get Reed out of her head.
Reed also was torn at the public school where he was separated from Mattie. Their families were making it difficult to see each other. Reed couldn’t take it anymore. So he sent Mattie at text at school:
“Meet me later?”
Mattie took out her cell during English class despite the teacher’s objections to having cell phones on during class and was pleasantly surprised to see it was from Reed. Without hesitation, Mattie sent a quick “Yes!” before the teacher saw her texting in class.
“Great! Meet me at Chancellor Park in an hour!” Reed text back.
“Okay.” Mattie replied back just in time before her teacher confiscated her phone.
Mattie couldn’t wait for class to be over to meet Reed.
Meanwhile……
Nikki was getting ready for her date with Jack. It was going to be a promising night as Nikki looked forward to spending time with Jack. But Jack’s mother, Dina, had other plans in store for Ms. Newman.
Nikki arrived at the Abbott mansion where Jack was planning a romantic night for him and Nikki, but Dina had managed to ruin the dinner when she had a health crisis just minutes before Nikki was to arrive.
Nikki let herself in as no one came to the door and found tending to a sick Dina. Seeing Jack’s devotion to his mother, Nikki became jealous, despite her concern for the woman. She couldn’t help but wonder if Dina was faking it all.
As Nikki quietly walked out of the Abbott mansion, Dina smiled to herself for faking a health crisis. It appeared she had won this round. She hoped her health held so she could get Nikki out of Jack’s life.
Nikki found herself at GCAC ordering a drink when Victor saw her and came over.
“Nikki, what are you doing?”
“I’m having a drink.” Nikki said snidely to her ex-husband.
“Come home, tonight!” Victor pleaded, something he rarely did, but deep down, he missed her. “End this farce of a divorce now!”
After the night Nikki had, she thought it over for a split second and thought…what the hell…why not!! Nikki allowed Victor lead her out of GCAC before she took one gulp of her alcoholic drink.
Back at Newman Ranch, old feelings resurfaced as Nikki allowed herself to be seduced by Victor, despite the issues they had currently between them. Sparks of romance ignited for the star-crossed lovers as they made love through the night.
Back at the Abbott mansion, Jack learned that Dina staged her health crisis and scolded her for trying to ruin him and Nikki.
To Dina’s dismay, Jack ran out to find Nikki, only to find her at Newman Ranch in Victor’s bed.

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Love & Betrayal: Young & the Restless Romances

Synopsis
Romance is alive in Genoa City: but will they last?
Billy has moved on with Phyllis, but he is torn between Phyllis and Victoria. Who will win Billy’s heart?
Nick has moved on with Chelsea, but Nick’s feud with Victor puts a damper in his romance with Chelsea when Victor pulls out his latest maneuver yet. Will Nick and Chelsea survive?
As Sharon and Scott’s romance heats up, Abby realizes it’s Scott she wants, and Victor is more than willing to help Abby win.
If Nikki thought Victor would be a problem concerning her new romance with Jack, she has more than she bargained for when Dina comes between the two lovers. Will Nikki stay with Jack, go back to Victor, or fall off the wagon?
Reed and Mattie are torn by family loyalties and their blossoming new romance. Can the two young lovers stay true to family and stay away from each other?
Lily and Hilary are at it again as Hilary realizes it’s Lily he wants. Will Lily and Jordan give into temptation?
Mariah and Tessa devotes themselves to their men, Devon and Noah, respectively, as they try to squash their feelings for one another?
And Ashley and Ravi can no longer deny their feeling for each other?
Juliet’s secret is out: Cane is not the father of her baby, but who is?

Cast
Billy Abbott – Jason Thompson
Phyllis Summers-Newman-Abbott – Gina Tognoni
Victoria Newman – Amelia Heinle
Nick Newman – Joshua Morrow
Chelsea Lawson-Newman – Melissa Claire Egan
Victor Newman – Eric Braden
Nikki Reed Newman – Melody Thomas Scott
Jack Abbott – Peter Bergman
Dina Mergeron – Marla Adams
Reed Hellstrom – Tristan Lake Leabu
Matilda “Mattie” Ashby – Lexie Stevenson
Charles “Charlie” Ethan Ashby – Noah Alexander Gerry
Lily Winters-Ashby – Christel Khalil
Hilary Curtis-Winters-Hamilton – Mishael Morgan
Jordan Wilde – Darnell Kirkwood
Mariah Copeland – Camryn Grimes
Tessa Porter – Cait Fairbanks
Devon Hamilton – Bryton McClure
Noah Newman – Robert Adamson
Ashley Abbott – Eileen Davidson
Ravi Shapur – Abhi Sinha
Ethan “Cane” Ashby – Daniel Goddard
Juliet Helton – Laur Allen

Chapter 1-Phyllis Schemes to Keep Billy Away from Victoria
Phyllis couldn’t believe that her plot to bring Benjamin Hockman in to sweep Victoria off her feet backfired in a major way. Now Billy was working day and night closely with Victoria at Brash & Sassy, now that Neil Winters saved Brash & Sassy. She and Billy rarely had time together anymore because he was too busy working late with Victoria. She had to find a way to keep Billy away from Victoria? But how?
Phyllis opened up her laptop and to view “The Hilary Hour” and was impressed with Hilary to dig the dirt on Victoria. She had a plan to use Hilary to her advantage.
“Mariah, GC Buzz?” Mariah answered the phone at GC Buzz. “How can I help you?”
“Mariah, this is Phyllis. Can I speak with Hilary?”
“Just one moment.” Mariah said as she handed the phone to Hilary, who was just passing by. “Hilary, the phone is for you.”
“Thank you, Mariah,” Hilary said as she took the phone from her. “Yes. This is Hilary.”
“Hilary, this is Phyllis.”
“Phyllis, what do you want?”Hilary said. “You want a piece of me too?”
“On the contrary…I have a proposition for you.”
“Really?” Hilary said surprised.
“Yes. Can we meet at GCAC for cocktails?”
“Yes. I’ll be there. What time?” Hilary asked her.
“1:00 pm?”
“I’ll be there.”
Meanwhile, Billy and Victoria were having an argument over the company she’s been keeping.
“I can’t believe you slept with Benjamin Hockman?!” Billy said irately.
“Why does it matter, Billy? You’re with Phyllis, so who does it matter who I’m with?!” Victoria said hotly in her defense.
“The guy’s bad news!” Billy pointed out, not wanting to admit he was jealous and that he wanted her back.
“You sound jealous!”
“Well…well, I’m not!”
“Fine. Then can we get back to work?” Victoria said, as she logged onto her laptop to view the days tasks.
“Fine with me!” Billy said to her as he logged onto his laptop.
Billy watched Victoria as she worked. He couldn’t believe she slept with Benjamin Hockman! She should be with him!
“Billy, would you quit looking at me?” Victoria told him. “It’s very distracting!”
“I can’t help it.” Billy said quietly.
“Why not?”
Billy got up from his seat and pulled Victoria into his arms and kissed her. Victoria, wanting Billy to kiss her for so long, gave into his kiss and kissed him back.
At GCAC, Hilary arrived to find Phyllis waiting for her.
“Phyllis, I have to admit, your phone call caught me off guard.”
“Well, I have a job for you to do.”
“Oh, and what would that be?” Hilary asked her, her curiosity piqued.
“I need you to help me keep Billy and Victoria away from each other.”
“You don’t like Billy working with his ex?”
“No I don’t.” Phyllis confessed.
“What do you want me to do?”
“Find Travis Crawford and have him brought to Genoa City.”
“You think I can convince Victoria’s ex to come back to Genoa City?” Hilary asked her.
“Tell Travis that Victoria is ill for all I care. Just get Travis back here!” Phyllis threatened. “Or I will reveal your secret!”
“I have nothing to hide!” Hilary told her confidently.
Phyllis opened up her phone and showed her the video of hiding at GCAC to get the footage of Victoria and Benjamin Hockman.
“Where did you get that?” Hilary accused.
“It doesn’t matter where or how I got it! Do what I say or this will be posted online!”
“Fine. I will get Travis here.” Hilary told her.
“Thank you.” Phyllis said. “I knew you would see things my way.”
Phyllis picked up her things and walked away, confident that Victoria’s Billy would be all hers soon.
Hilary checked her phone and found a number for Travis, and dialed the number.
“Travis, you need to come to Genoa City. Victoria is real sick and needs you.” Hilary said to Travis as soon as she heard his voice.

Chapter 2 – Victor and Nick’s Feud Reaches New Heights
Victor couldn’t believe that Nick was turning his granddaughter Faith against him. That sweet little girl and he was taking her away from him. Well Nick was going to pay for his actions.
“Yes, I need you to come to town pronto!” Victor said via his cell to a mystery person.
“Yes, I will be there.” The mystery person said. “Does tomorrow sound too early?”
“That’ll be perfect.” Victor said before hanging up.
Victor sat at his chair at Newman Enterprises. He poured himself a drink from his wetbar in his office.
“Soon, Nick. Soon. All will fall into place.” Victor said as he took a swig of his drink.
At Chelsea’s condo, Nick and Chelsea were having a romantic night. Their love was falling into place for the first time since Adam’s death. It really seemed right between the two of them.
“I love you Nick.” Chelsea said after making love to him.
“I love you too, Chelsea.” Nick replied. “It seems right. The five of us as a family: you, me, Connor, Christian and Faith.”
Nick and Chelsea clung to each other, unaware of the intruder that was coming to wreck their future.
Meanwhile, at Brash & Sassy, Phyllis decided to surprise Billy with a lunch and hopefully some romance, but Victoria’s presence as she hung all over Billy while working together of B & S business was a little too unnerving for Phyllis. The thought made her sick to see Victoria play games with Billy. Why couldn’t Billy see Victoria for the tramp she was? Phyllis thought.
“Gawd, you at it again, Victoria!” Phyllis said outraged when she opened the door to Brash & Sassy.
“What are you talking about, Phyllis? Billy and I are working on business.” Victoria defended herself.
“You always hang all over your co-workers?” Phyllis questioned her. “Or is Billy the lucky one?”
“What do you want, Phyllis?” Victoria said irritated with Phyllis’ presence in her company.
“Well, I thought ‘my boyfriend’ could use some lunch.” Phyllis said, emphasizing Billy’s role in her life, hoping it unnerved Victoria.
“Well, Billy, if you need to eat something, don’t let me stop you.” Victoria said, to Phyllis’ glee.
“Thanks, Victoria, I am a little famished.”
“Well, don’t let me stop you.” Victoria said. “I need to go and do some unfinished business for Brash & Sassy.”
Victoria walked out of Brash & Sassy leaving Phyllis and Billy to their lunch. Little did Phyllis know, she was playing right into Victoria’s hands.

Chapter 3 – Abby Schemes to Take Scott from Sharon
The dating app to lure Scott away from Sharon was working. Scott was jealous of Zack. Abby knew she wanted Scott and was sickened by Sharon as she made her advances to lure him into her bed…the nasty slut…Abby detested Sharon and couldn’t stand the fact that Scott was with her. That’s when she came up with the dating app idea. And Victor was all too happy to help her win the war over Scott.
She wanted Scott but couldn’t come out and tell him so. Sharon had already squirmed her way into Scott’s heart. But the success of the dating app was doing wonders. She was successful and soon, Scott would be all hers…and Sharon would be a nasty history. But she didn’t know the regret she would have letting Zack go after she and Scott declared their love for each other.
Meanwhile, Zack was working on the finishing touches as he plotted to make Abby his bride. He couldn’t wait to show her his surprise soon. Once he was married to Abby Newman, Victor would have to help him out of the sex-scandal mess he got himself in. Abby was his ticket to a better life…and no one was going to get in his way!!
Abby put her plan in motion as she text Scott to meet her at Crimson Lights…the perfect spot as Sharon now owned the coffee bar after Dylan’s absence. It worked like a charm…maybe too much.
Not only Sharon witnessed the kiss between Abby and Scott. Zack became more than jealous as he too witnessed the kiss.
Chaos erupted at Crimson Lights as Zack took out his gun and held Sharon at gunpoint. Scott was forced to bargain with Zack to get Sharon out of harm’s way, but he didn’t see Zack’s next move as he kidnapped Abby and forced her into his car. By the time Scott got to Zack’s car, Zack was long gun. And Scott had no idea where Zack took Abby.
Meanwhile, Nick’s life was in shambles as the intruder revealed himself as Adam Newman.
“Chelsea, I’m alive!” Adam said to a shocked Chelsea, who was in bed with his brother.
“Adam?”
“Screwing my brother!” Adam chastised her and Nick. “Guess the next surprise is the perfect payback for my brother and his whore!”
“What payback!” Nick demanded.
“Christian isn’t your son!” Adam revealed. “And your whore of a girlfriend, my loving wife, knew all about it!”
Adam left Nick and Chelsea and went to pick up his son, Christian, who was crying in his crib.
“Just what do you mean, Christian is your son?!” Nick demanded, with Chelsea right behind him.
“Yes, brother dear. Christian is mine. And our father knew all along. Not to mention your new girlfriend.”
Nick was crushed. Christian was Adam’s. And Victor and Chelsea knew all along. Nick couldn’t take it. He ran out of Chelsea’s and got into his car. He ended up at Crimson Lights where he spied a sobbing Sharon.
“Sharon, why are you crying?”
“Scott ran after Zack who took Abby?”
“Well, I got news of my own.”
“What can be so bad as Scott being in love with your sister?”
“Try Adam being back and being the father of Christian?”
“What the…..”
“Yeah, the son you raised as Sully with my brother, Dylan, is Adam’s son.”
Nick and Sharon commiserated their loss in each other’s arms as the two made love at Crimson Lights.

Betrayed: A Marty Saybrooke Story

Introduction

After finding out about John latest betrayal with he ex, Natalie Buchanan, Marty leaves Llanview with her kids,2 years old twins, Cheyenne Margaret and Patrick Michael McBain to Los Angeles, California where she has accepted a job offer working at Forrester Creations. When Ridge meets Marty, he is instantly attracted to her. What starts as a dangerous attraction soon spirals into something more between Marty and Ridge. What happens when John McBain and his new wife Natalie Buchanan comes looking to get custody of Cheyenne and Patrick.

Chapter 1

“I’m going to miss you mom.” Cole Thornhart says, giving Marty Saybrooke a hug as he and his wife, Starr Manning Thornhart see her and his siblings off for her new job in Los Angeles at Forrester Creations.

“You take care of Cheyenne and Patrick as well as yourself.” Starr says giving her a hug, as Cole is entertaining his brother and sister.

Marty hated to leave Cole and Starr and their daughter Hope now that Cole was exonerated for Eli Clarke’s murder. But she couldn’t stay in Llanview after John McBain cheated on her with his ex, Natalie Buchanan.

When Forrester Creations creator, Eric Forrester called about her submitted designs, and hired her on the spot, Marty decided to accept with a little nudging from Cole and Starr.

Marty took Cheyenne and Patrick’s hands as the final boarding call for Los Angeles announced its departure. After saying a tearful goodbye to Starr, Cole and Hope, Marty boarded the plane with the twins, bidding Llanview goodbye.

Meanwhile,

“I need to seek sole custody of my twins, Cheyenne Margaret and Patrick Michael?” John McBain asked his attorney.

“What do you want the grounds to be, Mr. McBain?” John’s attorney asked him.

“On the grounds that Marty Saybrooke is mentally unstable to provide for my children.” John said, firmly. “I am newly married to Natalie Buchanan and believe the two of us could provide better home for them.”

“I will get started on the custody proceedings.” John’s attorney tells him. “Just don’t do anything that could jeopardize your chances.”

“Thanks for the advice.” John says.

“I will let you know what you need to do next.” John’s attorney says.

Leaving his attorney’s office, John puts in a call to Natalie, “It’s done! Custody for Patrick and Cheyenne is started. Marty won’t know what hit her!”

Chapter 2

Marty and the twins arrived in Los Angeles and were greeted by Ridge Forrester to take Marty and the twins to her new home as Marty was a neighbor to the Forrester, as Eric Forrester agreed to pay the down payment for Marty as a condition to her employment. Ridge was instantly smitten with Ms. Saybrooke, but had conflicted feelings due to his relationship with Caroline Spencer.

When Marty saw her new home, she was in awe of her new home and wanted to thank Eric for all of his help.

“Thank you, Ridge for picking me and the twins up from the airport.” Marty said, gratefully.

“It’s an honor to have done it.” Ridge said. “I can’t wait to see your work and what you can do for Forrester.”

“Well, as soon as I get Patrick and Cheyenne fed, I’d like to thank your father for all his help.”

“Well, let’s go on over to the mansion now. There is lunch and you can feed Patrick and Cheyenne and talk to my father.” Ridge suggested.

“I don’t want to impose on you.”

“It’s no imposition. We’d love to have you.”

“Well, okay.”

Ridge picked up Patrick while Marty picked up Cheyenne, as they all headed over to the Forrester mansion.

Meanwhile in Llanview. . .

“Mr. McBain, I’m afraid I have some bad news!” the detective said, when John answered his door.

“What is it?”

“I’m afraid Ms. Saybrooke has left Llanview.”

“Thank you for letting me know.” John said, as the detective left.

“Damn her!” John said, under his breath, as Natalie was coming downstairs, after putting Liam asleep.

“What’s wrong, dear?”

“Marty fled Llanview with the twins!” John raged, as he hit the number for Cole’s cell.

“Yes, Cole. It’s John.” after Cole picked up his cell.

“Yes, John, is there a problem?”

“Yes, I need to know where your mother ran off to?” John said, ired.

“She’s in Los Angeles. She got a job offer at Forrester Creations.” Cole informed her.

“Thank you, Cole.” John apologized. “I’m sorry for my behavior.”

After John hung up with Cole, he grabbed his suitcase and packed some essentials.

“What are you doing?” Natalie asked.

“Pack some things for you and Liam.” John said. “We’re going to Los Angeles. Marty just moved there for a job.”

Natalie went upstairs to pack. She couldn’t believe that Marty would just take the twins without letting John know.

Chapter 3

Ridge arrived at the Forrester mansion with Marty and the twins as Eric greeted her and welcomed her to the Forrester fold. Caroline, who had fell in love with Marty’s twins, Patrick and Cheyenne, took their hands and led them to the kitchen to get them something to eat.

Ridge led Marty over to the duvet as a jealous Brooke watched. She was sickened by Ridge fawning over Marty and Marty obviously enjoying it. Who did this woman think she was? Ridge was hers. She had managed to come between Ridge and Caroline and cause conflict in their relationship, now this Marty Saybrooke is here. Well, Ms. Saybrooke would not take Ridge from her when she was so close to having him back.

“Everyone!” Ridge announces, tapping a fork to his wine glass. “I’d like to welcome our newest member to the Forrester family―Marty Saybrooke, who has come all the way from Llanview, Pennsylvania looking for a fresh start.”

Marty just looked at Ridge, blushing, as Brooke gagged. She couldn’t believe the gall this Marty had. She knew Marty’s type. She looked like the innocent sweet woman, but deep down, this Marty Saybrooke was hiding something, and Brooke Logan vowed to find out what it was.

“Thank you everyone.” Marty said, accepting Ridge’s welcome. “You don’t know how much it means to be accepted by all of you.”

Caroline had come into the living room with Patrick and Cheyenne just as Brooke was introducing herself to Marty.

“I’m Brooke.”

“Hello.” Marty said, cheerfully.

“I just wanted to welcome you to Forrester.” Brooke said, trying to hide her dislike of her.

“So, what do you do here?” Marty said, trying to break the ice.

“Oh, I’m Eric’s ex-wife and mother of the CEO, Rick Forrester, as well as Ridge’s ex-wife, and mother to his son, RJ.” Brooke gloated.

“Well, it’s nice to meet you.” Marty said, but thinking, “You obviously get around, don’t you.”

“Well, just for your FYI, stay away from Ridge.” Brooke warned.

“If you think I have designs on Ridge, you don’t have to worry.” Marty told her. “I just got out of a relationship, and I don’t wish to start something at the moment.”

“Well, if you do, just make sure you don’t set your sights on Ridge. Ridge is mine and we are about to reconcile after a year apart.”

“Okay.” Marty said. “Thanks for the advice.”

Marty could tell she was going to have some issues with this Brooke Logan. What was her problem? And was she seriously about to reconcile with Ridge when he was apparently in a relationship with Caroline? Something was amiss and Marty didn’t want no part of it. She was here to do a job and she had no intention on getting involved with anyone, let alone with Ridge Forrester.

Brooke, on the other hand, decided to do a background check on Marty Saybrooke and googled her name. She couldn’t believe her eyes when she found the rape online. “So, Ms. Saybrooke, you’re the victim of a gang rape back in college!” Brooke said to herself. “I wonder what else you’re hiding!”

Meanwhile, John and Natalie and little Liam had just landed in Los Angeles with a summons to bring back Patrick and Cheyenne to Llanview.

Chapter 4

It didn’t surprise Marty in the slightest when she walked into her design studio at Forrester that Ridge had designed especially for her, to find Brooke sitting at her desk. In fact, she half expected her to be waiting.

“Why good morning, Brooke.” Marty said, cheerfully, not letting Brooke dampen her spirits.

“Well, you certainly sound chipper this morning.” Brooke said, jealously. “But I bet I can wipe that smile off your face.”

“Go ahead, Brooke.” Marty dared her. “Nothing can ruin my first day at Forrester.”

“Well, how about you stay away from Ridge or I’ll spill your secret past as a rape victim.” Brooke warned.

“Go ahead, Brooke!” Marty said, as she whipped out a clipped article from Brooke’s past.

“What is that?” Brooke asked in disbelief.

“I knew you would be a thorn in my side, so I did my own Internet search on you.” Marty said. “Somehow, I don’t think any of the Forrester’s know about this tidbit of news on you, do they Brooke?”

“You wouldn’t!”

“Just a little leverage to make you keep your mouth shut!”

Brooke was stunned. She had Marty Saybrooke pegged all wrong. She wasn’t like all the other women in Ridge’s life. Clearly, Brooke was going to have a challenge keeping Marty out of Ridge’s life.

As if finding Brooke in her office wasn’t enough, Pam called her from outside her office to inform Marty that she had some visitors. Before Pam could tell Marty who they were, she told Pam to let them in.

“Well, hello, Marty.” her ex, John said, as he walked into her office.

“John, how did you find me?”

“That doesn’t matter.” John said, angrily. “Did you think you could skip town with my children without informing me?!”

“I was going to tell you.” Marty told him. “I’ve just been busy getting the new home ready and starting my new job.”

“That’s not the point.” John stated. “You took Cheyenne and Patrick out of the state of Pennsylvania and Natalie and I are here to take them back.”

“Sorry, John, but I got permission from the court before I left.”

“I wasn’t informed you were leaving.”

“Well, the judge said he sent out documents.”

“I don’t know what to tell you, John. I did everything by the book.”

“Well, I am taking the twins back to Llanview.”

“No your not.” Marty says, as she pulled a restraining order from her desk.

“What’s this?” John asks.

“It’s a restraining order forbidding you or Natalie from coming 100 feet within me or Cheyenne or Patrick.”

“You can’t do this to us!” Natalie spit at her.

“I can and I have.”

“This isn’t over, Marty.” John warned as Ridge, who had just walked in on the end of the conversation, happily escorted an angry John and Natalie from Marty’s office and Forrester.

Marty just smiled knowing that she was one-step ahead of John and Natalie. The was going pretty smoothly. She had Brooke Logan and John and Natalie right where she wanted them.

Chapter 5

“John, I’m so sorry what Marty did to you?” Natalie apologized.

“Don’t worry, Natalie.” John assured her. “I’ll get the twins. Marty won’t win. Soon Patrick and Cheyenne will be back in our home, playing with Liam.”

Natalie kissed John. “I know they will be. Liam is just love having his brother and sister around.”

Meanwhile in Los Angeles. . . .

“Marty, I want to praise you for your cool collective behavior when your ex came and threatened to take your children away.”

“Thank you Ridge.” Marty said, gratefully. “I don’t want to seem unstable. I know John will try to prove that I am.”

“Well, you’re a remarkable woman to risk coming out to Los Angeles for a new job in the middle of a custody battle.” Ridge praised.

“Well, I have to provide for my children.” Marty reasoned. “Any court should be able to see that.”

“Well, I won’t argue with that one.” Ridge agreed. “By the way, do you have your sketches?”

Marty pulled out her sketchpad full of her drawings.

“These are really good.” Ridge said, flipping through Marty’s sketchpad. “Can I show these to my father?”

“Yes you can.” Marty said. “I was a little unsure what you would think.”

“Don’t be.” Ridge assured her. “These are excellent.”

Marty dropped her pencil and as she stooped down to pick it up, Ridge did to. As they came back up, they ended up in a kiss, but Marty felt guilty about it and quickly backed off.

“I think you better go, Ridge.” Marty said, feeling guilty.

“Ah, yes.” Ridge agreed, but still wanted more. “I’ll just go show these sketches to dad.”

After Ridge left, Marty couldn’t help but enjoy the kiss between them. But logic told her not to get involved with him. Ridge was with Caroline and John would for sure use that to gain custody of the twins. A relationship with Ridge wasn’t the best move. Marty had to keep her distance from Ridge.

Chapter 6

Ridge couldn’t concentrate on his designs. Ever since the kiss between him and Marty.

“C’mon Ridge. Concentrate.” Ridge told himself.

But it was useless. Every time he tried to pick up the pencil and sketch a design, flashes of the kiss between him and Marty came back to him.

Finally, Ridge couldn’t take it. He left his office and found himself in Marty’s.

“Marty, we need to talk.” Ridge said, when she let him in.

“Okay, what is it?” Marty asked. “Is it my designs?”

Ridge just looked at Marty and pulled her into a kiss. Marty attempted to resist and pull away, but Ridge wouldn’t let her. So Marty succumbed to Ridge’s kiss.

“That was great.” Ridge said, when they finally came up for air.

“Yes. Yes it was.” Marty agreed. “But it can’t happen again.”

“Why not?”

“Because your with Caroline.” Marty lied, not wanting to tell him about Brooke’s threat to stay away from Ridge.

“I feel something between us, Marty.” Ridge explained. “I think you feel it too.”

“Well, it can’t ever happen again.” Marty told him, as much as she wanted to kiss him again.

“Well, I’m going to tell Caroline the truth.” Ridge told her. “I hope you will give us a chance.”

Marty wanted to explore what was happening between them so bad, but Brooke’s threat stopped her.

A knock on her door interrupted her thoughts, as she went to answer it, thinking it was Ridge.

“Ridge, I told you that. . .” Marty said when she opened the door to Brooke.

“Ridge was here?” Brooke inquired.

“He wanted to see my designs.” Marty lied.

“I hope that was all he wanted.” Brooke warned her.

“It was.” Marty assured her.

“I mean what I say, Marty. Stay away from Ridge!” Brooke threatened.

“Really, Brooke! What about what I have on you.” Marty reminded her.

“Well, go ahead. Nobody here at Forrester will believe you story. I’m respected her at Forrester.” Brooke bluffed.

“Yeah, we’ll see.” Marty retaliated.

“Just stay away from Ridge!” Brooke said before she left Marty’s office.

How was she supposed to stay away from Ridge. Her feelings for Ridge were growing more and more each day.

Chapter 7

Marty woke up and got dressed and woke up Patrick and Cheyenne to get them ready for daycare while she was at Forrester. When she got to the daycare, she saw that it was closed.

“Oh, no!” Marty said, under her breath so the twins wouldn’t hear. “Now what am I going to do? I’m already late for work!”

Marty did the next best thing. She drove straight to Forrester hoping the twins could spend the day in her office. They were good kids. What could be the problem?

When Marty drove away, Brooke came out from behind the bushes and took away the “closed” sign from off the front door of Marty’s daycare, smiling a sly smile.

“That will serve you right, Marty, for going after Ridge.” Brooke said to herself.

Marty showed up at Forrester and went straight to her office.

“Now, Patrick and Cheyenne, mommy wants you two to color in your coloring books so mommy can work.” Marty says to them as she hands them some coloring books.

“Mommy, can I have some blank paper instead?” Cheyenne asks, innocently.

“Sure, honey.” Marty says, handing Cheyenne some blank drawing paper.

Marty went to work on her designs so she could deliver them to Ridge happy that her twins were being good little children.

Meanwhile, Brooke arrived at Ridge’s office to inform him of Marty’s dilemma.

“Ridge, do you know that Marty brought her children to work with her this morning?” Brooke gleefully told him.

“No I didn’t.” Ridge said. “But she must have had a good reason for doing so.”

“I know Ridge, but isn’t it company policy to keep children out of Forrester?” Brooke reminded him.

“Well, obviously, it’s a policy that Forrester should change.” Ridge said. “Or at least have a daycare for Forrester employees.”

“You approve of Marty bringing her children to work?”

“I will certainly get to the bottom of it, Brooke.”

Ridge left Brooke alone in his office as he went to talk with Marty.

“Marty, I see you had a little problem with your daycare.” Ridge said, noticing how well-behaved Patrick and Cheyenne were.

“I’m sorry, Ridge if it’s a problem.” Marty apologized. “But when I saw that my daycare was closed, I saw no other option.”

“Don’t worry about it.” Ridge assured her. “In fact, I think it’s about time Forrester started a daycare for its employees.”

“Look what I drew, Mommy!” 3-year-old Cheyenne showed Marty her version of the dress Marty was designing.

“That’s lovely, dear.” Marty told Cheyenne.

“I think you have a fashion genius!” Ridge said. “That is really good for a three-year-old!”

“Speaking of designs, I have mine finished.” Marty told Ridge.

“These are great!” Ridge tells Marty. “I will get them to the seamstress to get them made for our models to try on.”

“I’m glad you like them.” Marty said.

“Well, why do you and the twins join me for lunch to celebrate your first designs with Forrester and Cheyenne’s creativity.” Ridge said.

As Ridge escorted Marty and her twins to his favorite eatery, Brooke was livid that her plan to ruin Marty’s first day made Marty look so good in Ridge’s eyes. Marty was going to pay for making her look like a fool!

Chapter 8

Brooke sat at a table that was well hidden from being seen as she watched Ridge with Marty and her twins. It made her sick to watch Marty pushing herself onto Ridge. It was obvious Marty was a fake. Why couldn’t Ridge see that? After all they’ve been through. . .she had to get Ridge back and way from that tramp!

On the other side of the restaurant. . .

“Thank you for coming into my life.” Ridge told Marty as he held her hand on the table.

Marty didn’t like the direction Ridge was taking during this lunch. They couldn’t be together. So much was going on in her life. John trying to take the twins away. It was all too much for Marty to bear. She had to keep Ridge at bay. She wished he’d go back to Caroline, or Brooke. Anyone. . .but her.

“Ridge. . .” Marty started to say, but Ridge interrupted her instead.

“Marty, I want you to accompany me to Paris.”

“What? In the middle of a fashion show?”

“I’m sorry, it’s strictly business.” Ridge explained. “I am need at Forrester International and I want you there to see Forrester’s international line.”

“Oh, I see.”

“Mommy, look I what I drew!” Cheyenne said excitedly as she held up her drawing of a dress.

“Wow, that’s an amazing dress, Cheyenne!” Ridge exclaimed. “You should be a dress designer.”

Marty smiled at how well Ridge got along with the twins.

“That’s what I want to be!” Cheyenne told Ridge. “I watch mommy all the time while she’s working.”

“I can see. You learn quite fast for a three-year-old.” Ridge encouraged Cheyenne.

“Marty what do you think?”

“It’s lovely dear.”

Patrick just listened as he ate his hamburger, fries and coke.

“So Marty, will you go to Forrester International with me?” Ridge asked her again.

“Yes, as long as it’s business.”

Ridge and Marty ate their lunch with Patrick and Cheyenne as a jealous Brooke shook her head.

“I can’t believe Ridge asked Marty to go to Paris with him” Brooke said to herself. “That was always their special time together.”

Chapter 9

“Brooke, we need to talk.” Natalie pleaded with her over the cell.

“And what do you want with me?”

“Can we meet somewhere private?” Natalie asked.

“Okay, I’ll bite. Meet me at the Bikini Club for lunch.”

“I’ll be there.” Natalie told her.

Natalie needed to find way to take Cheyenne and Patrick from Marty. It was unfair how Marty just took them out of Llanview without so much as a word to John. Marty would pay for taking the children out of John’s life.

“Hey, Natalie, I have to go see Marty at Forrester about the twins.” John said, as he kissed her good-bye.

“Okay.” Natalie said, neglecting to inform him of her plan to make Marty pay for taking the twins.

Guiltily, she dialed Jessica to ask about her own son, “Jessica, how is Liam?”

“Natalie, he’s doing good. He and Ryder have been playing happily together.”

“That’s great!” Natalie cried that she was missing those moments.

“OMG, Natalie! The boys came up with the cutest game ever!”

“What!”

“They have created a whole story out of their cars we got for them?”

“Oh, that is so cute!” Natalie said, as she noticed the time. “Ah, sis, I’m sorry to have to cut this short, but I have a lunch date right now. Talk later?”

“Yeah, sure. Get home fast. You’re missing so much!” Jessica told her.

As much as Natalie regretted being away from her own son, she had to get John’s twins back from Marty.

Natalie was waiting for Brooke when Brooke arrived for their lunch date.

“What do you want, Natalie?” Brooke asked as she ordered a martini from the server.

“Your help in snagging Cheyenne and Patrick from Marty.”

“And what do you think I can do?”

I want you to help me kidnap the twins.”

“That’s a federal crime.”

“And Marty committed one by taking the twins out of Llanview without so much as a word to John.” Natalie said angrily. “Besides, I know how much you want Ridge back.”

“What? How do know that?”

“I did my research.”

“And if I don’t?”

“Then I will call you out on your hatred for Marty.” Natalie accused. “I know how much you despise Marty.”

“You wouldn’t?!”

“Yes, I would. And I will expose more of your dirty secrets too!”

“I have no secrets!” Brooke defended herself.

“Yeah, right, Brooke, keep telling yourself that, and Forrester Creations will know about the real Brooke Logan!”

“Okay! I will help you.” Brooke reluctantly agreed.

“I knew you would see things my way.” Natalie said. “I’ll let you know the details soon!”

As she watched Natalie walk off, Brooke thought to herself, “no one can find out about my past. Not ever!”

(Coming: Natalie puts her plan to in place, as things heat up for Ridge and Marty.)

Chapter 10

Ridge and Marty were working on designs for the next Forrester fashion show. But they didn’t get much done as the heat began to rise…and not from the scorching Southern California heat.

Ridge couldn’t take his eyes off the lovely Marty as she was seemingly engrossed in one of her designs.
But Marty wasn’t working on a design…but a portrait of Ridge instead as Marty was also smitten with Ridge’s rugged good looks.

“Whatcha sketching?” Ridge inquired jokingly. “I bet it’s going to make Forrester millions.”

“Yeah. Millions!” Marty smiled to herself as she looked at the finished portrait of Ridge.

“All done?” Ridge asked. “May I see it?”

“No. I’m not sure of it?” Marty lied about “the design”, but Ridge had come over to her desk to see it.

“C’mon, I’ve seen your designs. They’re phenomenal.” Ridge said as he tried to grab Marty’s sketchpad from her hands, as Marty did her best to keep the sketch from him.

But Ridge’s strong grasp overpowered and he was able to retrieve it from Marty’s hand and was shocked to see a sketch of himself.
“This isn’t a design?” Ridge said surprised.

“I’m sorry. I was blocked from making designs and was just doodling when I started doodling your likeness.” Marty confessed.

“It’s good.” Ridge said, not sure of what to say.

“Thank you.” Marty said as she took her sketchpad from him, their hands meeting each other and creating an intense heat between them.

Unable to deny their feelings, Ridge pulled Marty in his arms and the two kissed. As Ridge unbuttoned Marty’s blouse, the two began making out, ultimately leading to Ridge tossing everything off Marty’s desk as he laid her on the desk. Marty got caught up in the moment as she allowed Ridge to make love to her.

Meanwhile . . .

Brooke was not feeling the least guilty after her meeting with John and Natalie as she promised them she would help them get Patrick and Cheyenne away from Marty. She detested Marty…and wanted her out of L.A. and away from Ridge for good.

Love & Betrayal: The Young and Restless Romances

Synopsis

Romance is alive in Genoa City: but will they last?
Billy has moved on with Phyllis, but he is torn between Phyllis and Victoria. Who will win Billy’s heart?
Nick has moved on with Chelsea, but Nick’s feud with Victor puts a damper in his romance with Chelsea when Victor pulls out his latest maneuver yet. Will Nick and Chelsea survive?
As Sharon and Scott’s romance heats up, Abby realizes it’s Scott she wants, and Victor is more than willing to help Abby win.
If Nikki thought Victor would be a problem concerning her new romance with Jack, she has more than she bargained for when Dina comes between the two lovers. Will Nikki stay with Jack, go back to Victor, or fall off the wagon?
Reed and Mattie are torn by family loyalties and their blossoming new romance. Can the two young lovers stay true to family and stay away from each other?
Lily and Hilary are at it again as Hilary realizes it’s Lily he wants. Will Lily and Jordan give into temptation?
Mariah and Tessa devotes themselves to their men, Devon and Noah, respectively, as they try to squash their feelings for one another?
And Ashley and Ravi can no longer deny their feeling for each other?
Juliet’s secret is out: Cane is not the father of her baby, but who is?

Cast

Billy Abbott – Jason Thompson
Phyllis Summers-Newman-Abbott – Gina Tognoni
Victoria Newman – Amelia Heinle
Nick Newman – Joshua Morrow
Chelsea Lawson-Newman – Melissa Claire Egan
Victor Newman – Eric Braden
Nikki Reed Newman – Melody Thomas Scott
Jack Abbott – Peter Bergman
Dina Mergeron – Marla Adams
Reed Hellstrom – Tristan Lake Leabu
Matilda “Mattie” Ashby – Lexie Stevenson
Charles “Charlie” Ethan Ashby – Noah Alexander Gerry
Lily Winters-Ashby – Christel Khalil
Hilary Curtis-Winters-Hamilton – Mishael Morgan
Jordan Wilde – Darnell Kirkwood
Mariah Copeland – Camryn Grimes
Tessa Porter – Cait Fairbanks
Devon Hamilton – Bryton McClure
Noah Newman – Robert Adamson
Ashley Abbott – Eileen Davidson
Ravi Shapur – Abhi Sinha
Ethan “Cane” Ashby – Daniel Goddard
Juliet Helton – Laur Allen

Chapter 1-Phyllis Schemes to Keep Billy Away from Victoria

Phyllis couldn’t believe that her plot to bring Benjamin Hockman in to sweep Victoria off her feet backfired in a major way. Now Billy was working day and night closely with Victoria at Brash & Sassy, now that Neil Winters saved Brash & Sassy. She and Billy rarely had time together anymore because he was too busy working late with Victoria. She had to find a way to keep Billy away from Victoria? But how?
Phyllis opened up her laptop and to view “The Hilary Hour” and was impressed with Hilary to dig the dirt on Victoria. She had a plan to use Hilary to her advantage.
“Mariah, GC Buzz?” Mariah answered the phone at GC Buzz. “How can I help you?”
“Mariah, this is Phyllis. Can I speak with Hilary?”
“Just one moment.” Mariah said as she handed the phone to Hilary, who was just passing by. “Hilary, the phone is for you.”
“Thank you, Mariah,” Hilary said as she took the phone from her. “Yes. This is Hilary.”
“Hilary, this is Phyllis.”
“Phyllis, what do you want?”Hilary said. “You want a piece of me too?”
“On the contrary…I have a proposition for you.”
“Really?” Hilary said surprised.
“Yes. Can we meet at GCAC for cocktails?”
“Yes. I’ll be there. What time?” Hilary asked her.
“1:00 pm?”
“I’ll be there.”

Meanwhile, Billy and Victoria were having an argument over the company she’s been keeping.
“I can’t believe you slept with Benjamin Hockman?!” Billy said irately.
“Why does it matter, Billy? You’re with Phyllis, so who does it matter who I’m with?!” Victoria said hotly in her defense.
“The guy’s bad news!” Billy pointed out, not wanting to admit he was jealous and that he wanted her back.
“You sound jealous!”
“Well…well, I’m not!”
“Fine. Then can we get back to work?” Victoria said, as she logged onto her laptop to view the days tasks.
“Fine with me!” Billy said to her as he logged onto his laptop.
Billy watched Victoria as she worked. He couldn’t believe she slept with Benjamin Hockman! She should be with him!
“Billy, would you quit looking at me?” Victoria told him. “It’s very distracting!”
“I can’t help it.” Billy said quietly.
“Why not?”
Billy got up from his seat and pulled Victoria into his arms and kissed her. Victoria, wanting Billy to kiss her for so long, gave into his kiss and kissed him back.

At GCAC, Hilary arrived to find Phyllis waiting for her.
“Phyllis, I have to admit, your phone call caught me off guard.”
“Well, I have a job for you to do.”
“Oh, and what would that be?” Hilary asked her, her curiosity piqued.
“I need you to help me keep Billy and Victoria away from each other.”
“You don’t like Billy working with his ex?”
“No I don’t.” Phyllis confessed.
“What do you want me to do?”
“Find Travis Crawford and have him brought to Genoa City.”
“You think I can convince Victoria’s ex to come back to Genoa City?” Hilary asked her.
“Tell Travis that Victoria is ill for all I care. Just get Travis back here!” Phyllis threatened. “Or I will reveal your secret!”
“I have nothing to hide!” Hilary told her confidently.
Phyllis opened up her phone and showed her the video of hiding at GCAC to get the footage of Victoria and Benjamin Hockman.
“Where did you get that?” Hilary accused.
“It doesn’t matter where or how I got it! Do what I say or this will be posted online!”
“Fine. I will get Travis here.” Hilary told her.
“Thank you.” Phyllis said. “I knew you would see things my way.”
Phyllis picked up her things and walked away, confident that Victoria’s Billy would be all hers soon.

Hilary checked her phone and found a number for Travis, and dialed the number.
“Travis, you need to come to Genoa City. Victoria is real sick and needs you.” Hilary said to Travis as soon as she heard his voice.

Love & Betrayal: Young & the Restless Romances

Synopsis

Romance is alive in Genoa City: but will they last?

Billy has moved on with Phyllis, but he is torn between Phyllis and Victoria. Who will win Billy’s heart?

Nick has moved on with Chelsea, but Nick’s feud with Victor puts a damper in his romance with Chelsea when Victor pulls out his latest maneuver yet. Will Nick and Chelsea survive?

As Sharon and Scott’s romance heats up, Abby realizes it’s Scott she wants, and Victor is more than willing to help Abby win.

If Nikki thought Victor would be a problem concerning her new romance with Jack, she has more than she bargained for when Dina comes between the two lovers. Will Nikki stay with Jack, go back to Victor, or fall off the wagon?

Reed and Mattie are torn by family loyalties and their blossoming new romance. Can the two young lovers stay true to family and stay away from each other?

Lily and Hilary are at it again as Hilary realizes it’s Lily he wants. Will Lily and Jordan give into temptation?

Mariah and Tessa devotes themselves to their men, Devon and Noah, respectively, as they try to squash their feelings for one another?

And Ashley and Ravi can no longer deny their feeling for each other?

Juliet’s secret is out: Cane is not the father of her baby, but who is?

Cast

Billy Abbott – Jason Thompson
Phyllis Summers-Newman-Abbott – Gina Tognoni
Victoria Newman – Amelia Heinle
Nick Newman – Joshua Morrow
Chelsea Lawson-Newman – Melissa Claire Egan
Victor Newman – Eric Braden
Nikki Reed Newman – Melody Thomas Scott
Jack Abbott – Peter Bergman
Dina Mergeron – Marla Adams
Reed Hellstrom – Tristan Lake Leabu
Matilda “Mattie” Ashby – Lexie Stevenson
Charles “Charlie” Ethan Ashby – Noah Alexander Gerry
Lily Winters-Ashby – Christel Khalil
Hilary Curtis-Winters-Hamilton – Mishael Morgan
Jordan Wilde – Darnell Kirkwood
Mariah Copeland – Camryn Grimes
Tessa Porter – Cait Fairbanks
Devon Hamilton – Bryton McClure
Noah Newman – Robert Adamson
Ashley Abbott – Eileen Davidson
Ravi Shapur – Abhi Sinha
Ethan “Cane” Ashby – Daniel Goddard
Juliet Helton – Laur Allen

Steffy in Salem: A DOOL/B&B Crossover

Introduction

Steffy needed a vacation from all the drama at Forrester. So she boards a flight—destination unknown—and winds up in Salem, Illinois. She meets Kate, Nicole and Theresa—Salem’s fashion extraordinaires; not to mention, Max Brady. After sparks fly for the two, Steffy locks horns with Max’s ex-girlfriend, Chelsea. Do Max and Steffy have a future, or will it fizzle out?

Cast

Steffy Forrester-Spencer – Jacqueline MacInnes Wood
Kate Roberts – Lauren Koslow
Nicole Walker – Arianne Zuker
Theresa Donovan – Jen Lilley
Brady Black – Eric Martsolf
Deimos Kiriakis – Vincent Irrizarry
Max Brady – Darin Brooks
Chelsea Brady – Rachel Melvin

Chapter 1

“I’m sorry, Steffy.” Liam told Steffy. “I’m glad that you finally left Wyatt, but it’s too late for us.”

“What do you mean, too late for us?” Steffy asked Liam. “You begged me for weeks to leave Wyatt.”

“That’s was before. . .” Liam started to say.

“Before what?” Steffy asked him.

“Before I got back with Ivy!” Liam told her.

“What? Back with Ivy?” Steffy protested.

“Yes, Steffy. I am back with Ivy.” Liam confessed. “Sorry, but you took too long vacillating between my brother and me.”

“Please, Liam. . .” Steffy pleaded. “I need you.”

Liam shut Steffy out of his beach house and his life. He was with Ivy now. It was over once and for all between him and Steffy.

Steffy couldn’t believe that Liam would shut her out of his life. For weeks he begged her to leave Wyatt and when she finally did, he turns to none other than Ivy?
Steffy needed a vacation. But where? She got in her car and headed for LAX.
When Steffy got the LAX airport counter, the ticket agent asked her destination.
“Surprise me.” Steffy said.

“Okay, lady.” The ticket agent said, as he handed her a ticket.

“Salem? Sounds good.” Steffy said.

“Attention, passengers! Final boarding for Salem!” the announcer said.

“Sounds like my flight.” Steffy said to herself, as she headed for the gate to board her flight.

A few hours later. . .

“Attention passengers, we are now arriving in Salem, Illinois. Please buckle your seat belts.” The pilot announced.

“Salem, Illinois?” Steffy asked. “I thought we were heading for Salem, Massachusetts?”

Steffy takes her ticket and looks at it and sees “Salem, Illinois.”

“What am I going to do now?” Steffy asks herself.

“Miss, is there I can stay on this flight? It seems I got on the wrong flight?” Steffy asks the flight attendant.

“I’m sorry, ma’am, but you’ll have to get off here.” The flight attendant says after looking at her flight ticket.

“But. . .” Steffy protests, but the flight attendant helps her off the flight.
“Great! Now I’m stuck in Salem, Illinois?”

Steffy managed to hail a cab and asked to take her to a java shop for some coffee. As the cab dropped her off at the Java Café, Steffy goes in for a coffee. But as she is heading inside, she thinks she sees Wyatt.

“Wyatt?” Steffy says to herself. But when she turns around to call out to him, the man is gone. “Hmmm, must be my imagination. Guess I needed a vacation more than I thought? Now I’m seeing Wyatt everywhere?”

Steffy settles into a booth and orders her favorite vanilla latte as she takes out her laptop and does some research for Forrester.

“I’m sorry, ma’am, but aren’t you Steffy Forrester, from Forrester Creations?” Theresa asks her.

Chapter 2

“Yes, but please don’t mention Forrester to me.” Steffy tells her.

“Steffy Forrester, from Forrester Creations.” Theresa hails her. “I’ve followed you and the company for years.”

“Thank you.” Steffy says to Theresa to be pleasant, then does a double-take when Max Brady walks into the Brady Pub as Steffy mistakes him for Wyatt.

“OMG! He followed me to this makeshift town of Salem?” Steffy says as Theresa notices Max walk in the Brady Pub.

“Who are you talking about?” Theresa asks her.

“That man who just walked in here.” Steffy says, pointing to Max.” “My ex-husband followed me here.”

“Max Brady, my cousin, is your ex-husband?” Theresa quizzes her.

“No. Wyatt. That’s Wyatt Fuller-Spencer, isn’t he?” Steffy asks, confused.

“That’s my cousin, Max Brady.” Theresa tells her.

“Max Brady? Damn! He looks just like Wyatt?” Steffy says.

“Hey, Cuz, this is Steffy Forrester, from Forrester Creations.” Theresa says, introducing Max to Steffy.

“Nice to meet you, Ms. Forrester.” Max replies to Steffy.

“I’m sorry. I did a double-take when I saw you.” Steffy apologizes. “You look a lot like my ex-husband.”

“Wow! I have a twin?” Max says.

“Yeah, looks like it.” Steffy adds. “To think I came here accidentally to get away from him and everything L.A., only to meet you, my ex-husband’s doppelganger?”

“Well, it’s been nice, but I’ve got to go meet my girlfriend.” Max said, as he rushed off.

“It was nice to meet you, Wy-er-Max.” Steffy said.

“So, Ms. Forrester…” Theresa started to say, as she pulled out her design portfolio.
“What’s that?” Steffy asked.

“My designs.” Theresa told her.

“You’re a designer?” Steffy asked, as she eyed Theresa’s ensemble. “I hope you didn’t design that outfit?”

“This thing?” Theresa said, embarrassed. “My friend, Anne, gave it to me. I couldn’t be rude and not wear it?”

“Right. How thoughtful of you.” Steffy replied.

Steffy noticed Theresa’s portfolio that Theresa had conveniently placed on Steffy’s table while Steffy was talking with Max.

“What’s this?” Steffy said as she picked up the designs.

“Oh, nothing. Just my designs.” Theresa said, as if it were unimportant.

“These are great!” Steffy mentioned, while looking through Theresa’s designs.

“Thank you.” Theresa said proudly.

Just then Theresa noticed Kate had stopped into the Brady Pub.

“Oh, great!” Theresa said, more to herself, but Steffy heard her.

“What’s wrong?”

“Nothing. Just the worst person ever to pop in.” Theresa said, hoping Kate wouldn’t come over but she did.

“Well, Theresa, fancy meeting you here.” Kate said.

“Funny Kate, you know my grandmother runs this restaurant.”

“Who’s your friend?” Kate asked, ignoring Theresa and introducing herself. “I’m Kate Roberts.”

“Steffy Forrester.” Steffy said, shaking Kate’s hand.

“You’re not the Steffy Forrester from Forrester Creations?”

“The one and only.” Steffy replied.

“Hmmmm, and you’re looking at Ms. Donovan’s designs.” Kate said detestingly.

“There really good.” Steffy commented.

“Really?” Kate said surprisingly.

“Yeah, Theresa would make a great addition to Forrester.” Steffy said, while Theresa secretly blushed.

“Well, I will have to rethink my decision to firing her.” Kate said.

“You have a design business?” Steffy asked.

“CEO of Basic Black.” Kate said.

“The company you stole from Nicole and I.” Theresa added.

“C’mon, Theresa.” Kate reminded her. “You and Nicole are happy at DJ Wear.”

“Excuse me…did your say DJ Wear?” Steffy asked.

“Yes. I did.” Kate said.

“Funny, I was supposed to meet with a Nicole Walker from DJ Wear?” Steffy asked.

“You know this Nicole?”

“Sadly, yes.”

“Wow!” Theresa said. “I can go with you and introduce you to Nicole as she is my partner.”

“Great! How about tomorrow?” Steffy asked.

“Sounds great!” Theresa asked.

“Okay. I’m going to get some rest. I’ll meet with you in the morning, 9 a.m.”

Steffy said before paying for her meal and heading for her suite.

Theresa couldn’t believe that she had just met with Steffy Forrester from Forrester Creations and she wanted to meet with them.

Chapter 3

Steffy had had a trying day, what with arriving in Salem. She wanted a place where she could veg out for a while. She didn’t intend to stay long. Just get away from L.A. for a while. She needed time away from the Forrester drama…and Liam…after he got back with that vicious snake, her own cousin, Ivy. What did Liam see in her anyway?!

Well, Steffy stopped at Brady’s Pub for a bite to eat as she suddenly felt hunger pangs, and no wonder…she realized she hadn’t eaten anything since she left L.A.

As she came into the pub, she was met with Max, the owner, Caroline’s son.

“May I seat you, miss?” Max asked Steffy, who was still dumbstruck as to his likeness to Wyatt back in L.A.

“Yes, Max, show me the way.” Steffy replied.

“Right this way!” Max said, as Steffy followed him to her table.

“May I get anything to drink?” Max asked Steffy as soon as she was seated.

“Yes, bring me a cold glass of iced tea.”

“Very well, one cold glass of iced tea coming up.” Max said as he handed her a menu so Steffy could decide what to order.

While Steffy was reading the menu to decide what she wanted to eat, Deimos Kiriakis walked in and saw Steffy sitting in a nearby booth, and instantly smitten with her, walked over to her table.

“This seat taken?” Deimos asked Steffy, who looked up to see who was talking to her.

“I’m afraid it is.” Steffy politely told the handsome stranger.

Not one to listen to rejection, Deimos sat down across from Steffy.

“You certainly are brash?!” Steffy told the stranger.

“Well, when I see something I like…….” Deimos began.

“And just what do you like?” Steffy asked.

“You.”

“Really, are you coming on to me?”

“Take it as you see it.”

“Well, Mr…….” Steffy began, but realizing she didn’t have his name.

“I’m sorry, the name’s Deimos.” Deimos introduced himself
“Well, Deimos, if you don’t mind…..” Steffy began but Deimos interrupted her.

“I don’t mind at all.” Deimos said, as he touched her hand.

By this time, Max had arrived with Steffy’s iced tea and got a little jealous when he saw Deimos sitting in Steffy’s booth.

“Well, Steffy, here’s your iced tea.” Max said, trying not to sound jealous.

“Thank you.” Steffy said. “I’m ready to order.”

“Great. What’ll you have?” Max asked.

“Just bring me the clam chowder and a turkey sandwich.” Steffy told him.

“Great choice. My grandmother is famous for her clam chowder.” Max said.

“He’s right.” Deimos agreed. “Caroline Brady’s clam chowder is all the rave here in Salem.”

Max didn’t like Deimos sitting with Steffy so he concocted a scheme to have Nicole send a text to Deimos. Nicole agreed and did as Max requested.

Deimos’ cell beeped indicating he had a message coming in: “Urgent!!!!! You’re needed at Titan!!!!” came the anonymous text.

“I’m sorry but I’m needed at work!” Deimos apologized to Steffy as he ran out of the Brady Pub and to Titan.

Max smiled at his cleverness, then brought Steffy her clam chowder and turkey sandwich.

The Chosen One: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fanfiction

Chapter 1

Somehow, Kralik was resurrected. Kralik was a bastard in life and even worse in his death. He was angrier. It was because of that Slayer bitch that got away from him before he could dish out his plan. He wanted a follower, someone with the same passion for torture like him, but she ruined it, stomped it out with Holy Water and then, getting her strengths back before he could fully put his plan in place. “That disgusting little…!”

***

“Myron, I have you to thank for this!” His younger cousin gave him a box. “What’s your next step..?”

“We’re going to destroy the Slayer!”

***

Buffy Summers threw her coat on the couch and sat down to read. She picked up the Vampire Diaries and engrossed herself. Dawn entered from the foyer.

“Oh hey, how was the movie…?”

“Great Dawn!” She put her key on the counter and also dropped onto the couch. “You know, it’s so great having a normal life.”

“All thanks to Spike,” she added quietly. “Everyone treated him like I should use him,” Buffy hated using him that year and then beating him up when she needed to hide.

Now, she regretted every action she did.

“Was I a bitch?” Buffy wondered silently to herself.

Chapter 2

Spike was sulking, licking his wounds after Buffy beat him up. What did she have to prove by doing that to him?

But Spike didn’t know what hit him when fell unconscious as someone had hit him over the head with a boulder.

The next thing Spike knew, he was waking up in Kralik’s den to find Harmony all over him.

“Harmony? What the hell?!” Spike said, as he jumped up from her arms.

“You were promised to me!” Harmony explained trying to coax him back to bed.

“Promised?” Spike asked. “By who?”

“Why, Kralik, of course?” Harmony told him. “You’re mine now, baby.”

“I don’t want you, Harmony!” Spike spat out, just as Kralik sauntered into Harmony’s tiny quarters.

“I suggest you do as you’re told!” Kralik demanded.

“Like hell I will!” Spike spat back at him.

“If you do, I will make it worth your while!”

“And just what is that, pray tell!”

“The Slayer’s head on a stick!” Kralik said. “I know you want revenge on the Slayer!”

“Okay, I’ll bite!” Spike gave in. “What do I have to do!”

“Well, first, you have to make love to me.” Harmony chimed in.

“And then we’ll talk.” Kralik said.

“So, I give Harmony romance, and then . . .” Spike began.

“Take him away, Harmony.” Kralik said, as Harmony closed the door to her quarters on Kralik.

“C’mon, honey!” Harmony said, as she drug Spike long with her, to Spike’s dismay.
As Harmony kissed and caressed Spike, all he could think about was revenge on Buffy for her humiliating betrayal. It was the only thing that got him through Harmony’s disgusting kisses and touches…

Chapter 3

After he endured the disgusting torture of making love to Harmony, Spike couldn’t wait to get away from Harmony’s clutches and onto his plan to seek revenge on Buffy for her humiliating beating. Buffy wouldn’t know what hit her, and he owed it all to Kralik. Spike just hoped he wouldn’t have to endure more lovemaking with Harmony.

***

Buffy was walking in the Sunnydale cemetery looking for demons to vanquish when she was hit over the head with a sharp object.

“Well, Slayer bitch!” Spike said as he picked up an unconscious Buffy in his arms and carried her off.

As Spike left with Buffy, Cordy was watching him. When he was out of sight, Cordy went back to Giles’ store, contemplating whether or not she should tell the Scooby gang about Spike carrying off Buffy.

“Cordy, have you seen Buffy?” Xander asked her when he saw her come into the store.

After some hesitation, Cordy replied, “No, I haven’t seen her.”

“Well, when you do, will you tell her we need her.”

“Okay.” Cordy said, feeling guilty for lying.

“So, what brings you here?” Xander asked, put off by Cordy’s kiss.

Cordy grabbed Xander and kissed him on the lips, a kiss that lasted several seconds.

“Whoa! Where did that come from?” a shocked Xander asked, just as Anya came into the front of the store.

“What is going on?!” Anya raged, mostly at Cordy.

“Xander, I made a mistake.” Cordy began.

“What do you mean, you made a mistake?”

“I still love you.” Cordy confessed just so she wouldn’t have to tell him where Spike took Buffy.

“You still love me?” Xander said incredulously.

“Yes.” Cordy continued.

“Well, that’s tough, Cordy. You’re out of luck because Xander is with me!” Anya said, as she kissed Xander in front of Cordy to tell her to back off.

“Well, I’m sorry.” Cordy said. “I have to go, so I’ll leave you two lovebirds alone.”

Cordy left Giles’ store and walked home alone, but Harmony, bent of revenge because Spike shamed her after leaving her after making love to her, bit Cordy in the neck and let her feed from her blood.

***

Back at Spike’s cave, Buffy woke to find herself tied up in shackles as Spike glared at her.

“What do you want with me?” Buffy said, looking Spike in the eye.

Chapter 4

“Well, Slayer, are you scared?!” Spike asked her, a gleam of maliciousness in his eye.

As much as Buffy wanted to pulverize Spike, she couldn’t help but be attracted to him right now. There was something about him that turned her on. She couldn’t place her finger on it, but she wanted him now, she fought the urge to kiss him, but lost that battle as she found herself in a liplock with Spike’s lips.

As Spike let Buffy kiss him, he couldn’t help but be grateful. Kralik would be happy he was able to win over the Slayer. But he debated whether he should bring her to Kralik as the kiss had turned something on in him as well.

After one kiss, Spike was connected to Buffy. Then he got an idea? He would hide the real Buffy and bring the Buffybot he had made (for his pleasure) to Kralik.

Kralik is stupid? He’ll never know the difference? Right? Spike hoped so?

“Hey, Bufs, come with me?” Spike told her in between kisses.

“Go with you where?” Buffy asked in between kissing him.

“To a secret hideout.”

“You want to be alone with me? That’s kinda kinky, don’t cha think?”

“Well, what can I say? I want cha all to myself!”

“Okay!” Buffy agreed, as he took her to a secret cave off the outskirt of town so Kralik wouldn’t find her.

“Stay here, Buffy. I’ll be back soon.” Spike said before Buffy could say anything.

Spike went back to his abode and retrieved the Buffybot and made sure she was in working order. Satisfied that the Buffybot was working, he brought her to Kralik.

“Spike, it’s about time you got here.” Kralik said,intrigued, when he noticed he had Buffy with him. “So how did you manage to get the Slayer here?”

“Oh, a few kisses and the Slayer was putty in my hands.” Spike replied, winking at the Buffybot, hoping Kralik wouldn’t notice the difference.

“Well, thank you Spike. I’ll take her for now.” Kralik said as he handed the Buffybot to his minions to hold in his cell, unbeknownst to him that the “Slayer” was just a robot.

Satisfied that Kralik fell for his scheme, Spike returned to the cave to find an amorous Buffy waiting for him.

“Spikey, I missed you!” Buffy said, as she pulled him next to her.