Stefano, EJ, and their captives arrive at the villa on Lake Como. EJ: I should have guessed you’d pick Italy, Fatha. STEFANO: <grinning> L’Italia e la mia casa. EJ: You don’t think it’s too obvious? STEFANO: Relax. We’ll be fine here. Turning now to his minions, Marcello and Dante: STEFANO: Marcello, Dante, come stai? He has them take Sami and Nicole down to the basement dungeon and then the kids upstairs to their rooms. EJ: Don’t you think it’s a little worrisome that they’ve been out for so long? Shouldn’t they be coming to by now? STEFANO: Yes, very soon. Why don’t you go with Marcello and Dante and get your prisoners settled? I’ll have Maria look in on the children and alert you when they awaken. EJ: Ok.
LUCAS: So, how long till we get there? BRADY: Joe said it would be about eight hours from takeoff to landing. LUCAS: Damn it. I hope they’re ok. It’s driving me nuts thinking about what those sick freaks are doing to Sami and Johnny. BRADY: I know man. Nicole has to be freaking out. And poor Sydney <his voice quivering a bit>….kidnapped again. RAFE: We’ll find them, guys. ROMAN: Ya got that right. And then we’ll take care of those damn DiMera’s once and for all. Brady, did you get in contact with your father? BRADY: Yes, I called him and Marlena on the way to the airport and filled them in on everything. They’re ready and waiting for us and will be at the airport to pick us up. ROMAN: How’s Doc holding up? BRADY: She’s scared for Sami and the kids, obviously. But she’s glad we were able to get a jump on this and that we’re heading there right now. LUCAS: Roman, do you think Stefano has some minions that are tracking us and he’ll somehow be warned of our arrival before we’re able to get there? ROMAN: We thought of that. We had them file a flight plan for Buenos Aires. BRADY: Yep. And we’re actually on Titan 2. We sent Titan 1 to Argentina as a decoy. RAFE: Let’s hope that worked to throw them off. The element of surprise is going to be our biggest weapon. LUCAS: <staring out the window at the night sky> I just hope we’re not too late.
Thanks for the comments everybody! Here are the previews for next week:
Monday: Nicole and Sami wake up to their nightmare. Tuesday: The good guys prepare for their mission. Meanwhile, Nicole and Sami "see" their kids. Wednesday: The good guys approach the villa. EJ and Stefano discuss things. Thursday: The good guys make a move. Nicole and Sami work on a plan of their own. Friday: The showdown begins.
The good guys prepare, approach, and make a move. They sound like turtles. Hurry good guys, hurry! Something tells me that Sami and Nicole will have cracked this case and saved themselves before the good guys get there.
Thanks for the previews, Sparky. The coming week sounds very exciting!
Nicole and Sami are lying on the floor with cuffs and chains around their wrists and ankles. Nicole groggily starts to wake up. NICOLE: Oh…what…happened? Where…am I? Ow! My head is killing me. Oh my God! Where the hell am I? She starts freaking out, struggling with her chains, frantically looking around her. She sees Sami still out a few yards away across the room. She gasps. NICOLE: Sami! SAMI!! Wake up! Come on, wake up, Sami!! Sami starts to come to, slowly opening her eyes. She looks around her and then sits up with a jolt and starts screaming. NICOLE: Ow! My head! Shut up Sami! Stop screaming! SAMI: Oh my God! What happened?! What is going on? Why are we here? Where are we? NICOLE: I don’t know what happened. Why can’t I remember anything? SAMI: Yeah, I don’t know. Wait, the last thing I remember…were we at the bridal shop? Oh no, where are the kids?! NICOLE: Oh my God! Sydney! Where’s Sydney?! SAMI: Help! Help!! HELP!!! NICOLE: Help! Somebody help us! We’re trapped in here!!! All the sudden they hear a latch open on the door at the other end of the room. SAMI: Oh thank God. A dark figure slowly walks toward them. As he gets closer to them in the dim light they see a familiar face. NICOLE: Oh crap. SAMI: You bastard! What the hell have you done with the kids? EJ starts to laugh at them. EJ: Johnny and Sydney are no longer any of your concern. SAMI: What about Allie? EJ: Oh, I’m sure that little brat is just fine with her daddy. NICOLE: EJ what have you done with the kids? What the hell do you think you’re doing? Let us out of here!! EJ: Don’t worry. The children are fine and being well taken care of. They will soon find out about their mothers’ horrible deaths and that you both insisted they live with me. SAMI: There’s no way you’re getting away with this! Johnny will never believe you. He hates you! And Rafe, Lucas, Brady, my dad…they’ll never stop looking for us. They’ll find us and kill you! Your plan won’t work. EJ: Oh, Samantha, shut up! There will be no heroes saving the day this time. They have no idea where in the world we are. In fact, Fatha’s got them on a wild goose chase in some place far away from here. NICOLE: Just where exactly is “here”? EJ: <giving them a devilish grin> I guess I can tell you since you’re not going anywhere and will both be dead soon. We’re in northern Italy. SAMI: Northern Italy?! Jeez, how long were we knocked out?! EJ: Not long enough, apparently. Time to go check on the children. He turns and starts walking back toward the door. NICOLE: EJ! Don’t do this! Those kids need their mothers! Please, I’m begging you! EJ: You are so pathetic when you beg. Ciao, bitches! He slams the door and they hear the latch close. SAMI: Oh my God, Nicole, what are we going to do? NICOLE: <starting to cry> I don’t know, Sami, I don’t know.
PRIVATE AIRFIELD – LUGANO, SWITZERLAND
The Titan jet lands and taxis down the runway. John is waiting for the guys to exit the plane. Brady steps out of the plane and walks over to his father giving him a big hug. JOHN: Good to see you, son. BRADY: You too, Dad. ROMAN: Nice to see you, partner. JOHN: Wish it was under better circumstances. RAFE: <shaking John’s hand> It’s good to finally meet you, John. JOHN: Yes. You too, Rafe. I’ve heard a lot about you. Lucas, how’s it going, man? LUCAS: Hey, John. I’m worried about my son and Sami but I’m really glad you’re helping us out to find them. JOHN: You bet. Taking on the DiMera’s is old hat to me. We’ll find them. Old man DiMera must be getting senile thinking that Como would be safe and we wouldn’t figure it out. Must have slipped his mind that Marlena and I are in Switzerland. Alright, let’s head back to the house and prepare for our mission. Doc’s waiting for us. They all get in the SUV and head to John and Marlena’s chateau in the Lugano Hills.
Great Chapter! This EJ doesn't seem any more evil to me than the TV one ... I think EJ is more than capable of killing Sami and Nicole ... and why wouldn't he call Allie a brat; he called Sydney "THAT". I think what's different is that Sparkster is giving him more realistic dialogue than the stuff Dena comes up with.