Guiding Light Update Friday 12/13/02

By Suzanne

 

At the Police Station.
Eden arrives to gloat and taunt Carmen as Carmen sits in her jail Cell. Eden says she isn't Carmen's errand girl anymore. Carmen thinks its funny she came when she called her. Eden says she came to see her behind bars and tell her exactly what she thinks of her. Carmen says she wants to tell her a few things too.

At the Beacon. 
Cassie, Harley, Blake, and Reva toast to getting through a year full of good times and bad times. Blake wonders why the ladies didn't tell her that Danny was alive. Everyone jokes and says that if they would have told her the operation would have been blown. Harley tells the ladies that Alexandra is meeting with Gus and she hopes things go well and they can come up with a way to get her son back. Reva jokingly suggests that Philip needs a new woman in his life to keep him busy. Blake thinks that is the perfect plan. Everyone laughs at her because they think she is kidding. They stop laughing when they realize she is serious.

At the Spaulding Mansion. 
Olivia and Alexandra exchange not so pleasant small talk. Gus arrives for his meeting. Olivia leaves after wishing Gus good luck. Gus wonders why Alexandra wanted to meet with him. Alexandra says she has been his champion since she met him and now she realizes she doesn't know much about him. Alexandra says she wants to know more about him.

At the Beacon. 
The ladies continue thinking about Blake's idea. Harley wonders what unsuspecting woman they could sick Philip on. Harley thinks it might be good for Philip to be alone for a while. The ladies talk about the virtues of their men and they realize that no one should be alone. Harley agrees to the plan and the ladies pull out their list of friends and try to decide who would be best for Philip. Olivia listens to their conversation.

At the Spaulding Mansion. 
Gus tells Alexandra there isn't much to tell about him. He is a cop who has a sister and he loves Harley more than anything. Gus tells Alexandra he would do anything for Harley. Alexandra asks him if he would be willing to Marry Harley. Alexandra thinks that would put an end to Philip's claim that Harley is living in sin with him. Alexandra also thinks that a judge would look more favorably on a two parent family versus a single father. Gus gets uncomfortable and tells Alexandra that the meeting is over. Gus gets up to leave.

At the jail.
Carmen tells Eden that her father would be proud to know that his daughter climbs into bed with strange men for money. Eden says that Carmen's family hates her and that she (Eden) is happy that she is going to jail. Eden says that Carmen can't make her an errand girl anymore because she has nothing on her. Carmen says she wouldn't have allowed Eden to stay in her house if she didn't know someday Eden would become her errand girl. Carmen says that she knows Eden killed Tony's father (Rico) to shut him up not for revenge as she claims. Carmen says Eden thought the secret died with him but it is hers (Carmen's) now.

At the Spaulding Mansion. 
As Gus gets up to put on his jacket Alexandra asks him if he has a problem with the idea of marriage. Gus says no he just has a problem with people who like to meddle in other people's business. Gus tells her that even if he married Harley Philip would find a way to take Zach away from her. Gus says when he marries Harley it will be on his own time table not on Spaulding orders. Alexandra tells him she respects him for standing up to her and she understands why Harley loves him. Gus apologizes for getting so angry with her.

At the Beacon. 
The ladies joke and suggest that Cassie date Philip but Reva says that it is too soon for Cassie to date. Blake suggests that they invite Olivia over and ask if she has any single friends. They also joke that since Olivia lives in the same house with Philip it would be the perfect chance for them to start a relationship. They call Olivia over and ask how her marriage is going. Olivia says things are great because Alan is the perfect man for her.

At the Police Station.
Eden denies Carmen's claim and says she was trying to make Rico confess to killing her father. Carmen says Rico was still alive when he fell some of her men found him and she held him in her arms as he died. Carmen says Rico told her the whole story between gasping breaths. Eden says no one will believe her. Carmen says that Nicky will be devastated to learn the whole truth about his father. Carmen says Tony will hate her when he finds out she killed his father. Carmen asks Eden to make the evidence against her disappear. Carmen demands Eden give her an answer. Gus arrives and wants to know what is going on.

At the Beacon.
Olivia says she doesn't think that getting Philip a date will distract Philip. Olivia says if she has any ideas about a woman for Philip she will let them know. Olivia asks the ladies for advice on how they balance career, a husband and children. They joke around and say that it is hard having children but it helps to have an involved husband and a good nanny or baby- sitter. Reva figures out that Alan wants her to have a baby. Olivia says that he doesn't want it right away but they have talked about it.

At the Police Station.
Eden tells Gus they were talking about the past and how bad it was. Eden says she came to tell Carmen exactly what she thought of her. Gus gets Eden away from the cell and tells her that there is no reason to let Carmen get inside her head because she is in jail now and all their problems are over. Eden wonders to herself if all their problems are over or just beginning.

At the Beacon.
Reva wonders if Olivia and Alan have room in their lives for a child. Olivia says that she thinks if all of them can do it she can too. Olivia says she thinks a child will make their marriage stronger. Reva gets up to leave and she asks Cassie to come spend Christmas with them. Cassie accepts the invitation. Harley leaves the table to go meet Gus. On her way out she sees Alexandra. Alexandra tells her there is good news and bad news about her meeting with Gus. Alexandra says that Gus was uncomfortable about the idea of marriage. She says the good news is that Gus told her when he and Harley get married it will be on his own time table. Harley freaks when she hears this and says she isn't ready for marriage and that all her marriages end in divorce. Alexandra says that maybe Gus knows something Harley doesn't. Gus arrives and Harley tells him she is sorry about Alexandra's talk of marriage. Harley ay she didn't put that ridiculous idea in her head. Gus wants to know what is so ridiculous about the two of them getting married.

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