Sunset Beach Timeline -- June 1998 

 

June 1, 1998

Annie & Gregory

When Caitlin overhears Annie saying that she is in danger of becoming homeless, she offers Annie some money. But Annie claims that she really needs a place to live. When Annie tells Caitlin that she's out of money because she had to pay off Trey's biological mother, Caitlin offers Annie a place to stay -- Gregory's house.

Baby Switch

Olivia contacts the phone company and asks them to trace the call she received the day she lost the baby. Cole brings Trey over. Annie arrives to move in and sees Olivia holding Trey.

 Liberty Corporation

AJ informs Gregory that he is about to make the biggest money of his life, thanks to Gregory.

Ben/Derek

Meg goes to Ben's room, interrupting Derek in the middle of drugging Ben's IV. In an effort to get her to leave, Derek calls the nurses' station to say that she is needed in the administration office. Hoping that he gave Ben enough of the drugs, Derek takes Ben down to the morgue and informs the attendant that they'll be cremating him. Although the case is now officially closed, Ricardo admits to Antonio that he doesn't believe that the dead junkie attacked Ben. Antonio encourages Ricardo to trust his instincts.

Sara

Melinda tapes herself asking Sara what she will do when the truth about the affair comes out.

 

June 2, 1998

Sara

A frustrated Melinda fails in her attempt to tape Sara talking about her affair with the congressman due to constant interruptions.

Ben/Derek

Ben and the creepy mortuary attendant, Diane

Meg goes into Ben's room and found Derek awake in the bed. When Ricardo asks "Ben" (Derek) for a description of his attacker, he describes the addict. Ricardo informed "Ben" (Derek) that Eddie was killed, and Derek feigns surprise. Ricardo wants to know why he was talking to Eddie the night he was killed. "Ben" (Derek) claims that Eddie approached him, but that he's unable to remember any more. The morgue attendant mixes up the paperwork on Ben and the addict, so that when the person from the mortuary arrives, he can't say which body is to be cremated and which is to be buried. When "Ben" (Derek) hugs Meg, she notices that their connection is missing again. Diane, the mortuary attendant, is reading a romance novel when the bodies are delivered. The hero of the novel, Steele, bears a striking resemblance to Ben. The delivery person tells her that Ben is to be embalmed and the addict is to be cremated. When Diane opens the body bag, she believes that Ben is the hero of her novel.

Liberty Corporation

AJ informs Gregory that he owns the beach that borders on the resort that the Liberty Corporation is building. Gregory threatens to sue AJ over ownership of the beach.

Antonio's Past

Gabi asks Antonio why he became a priest. He responds that his faith in God got him through the pain of losing Maria, and he wanted to help others in a similar way. His only regret is that he wasn't able to help Ricardo get over Maria's death.

Cole & AJ

While he is at St. Joseph's to arrange Trey's baptism, Antonio asks if AJ will be coming to the baptism. Cole admits that he doesn't trust AJ because AJ left town without even trying to find out if Elaine was pregnant. Antonio says that maybe AJ just made a mistake. He reminds Cole of his fling with Olivia and says that if Caitlin were to find out, he is sure that Cole would want another chance. Antonio suggests that perhaps a second chance is all that AJ wants.

Baby Switch

Cole hands Trey over to Olivia, who took a look at her "grandson" for the first time. When Trey begins to cry, Olivia recalls the day she lost her baby. Annie realizes that the only way to keep her from remembering is to separate Olivia from Trey.

Annie/Gregory

Annie overhears Gregory talking to someone about AJ's claim to own the beach and decides that if she succeeded in getting ownership of the beach away from AJ, Gregory would happily marry her.

 

June 3, 1998

  Martin's Syndrome

When Vanessa says that she can't afford to stay in Sunset Beach, Tyus urges her to remain, reminding her how important she is to his research. When he offers to loan her his apartment in South Central, she accepts. Michael arranges to pawn Vanessa's engagement ring, making sure that he'd be able to get the ring back for up to 60 days because he needs the money to keep the search for Vanessa going. Vanessa hears one of her new neighbors greet Mrs. Moreau, and can't figure out where she has heard Mrs. Moreau's name.

Sara

When Melinda tries to tape record Sara's confession that she really did sleep with Congressman Blythe, Sara inadvertently dodges the question.

Ben/Derek

A doctor who comes in to check on Derek says that the injuries on the chart don't match the injuries on Derek. When Meg promises to find Tyus, Derek realizes that he has to keep Tyus from examining him, so he decides to leave the hospital. As Meg wheels Derek out of the hospital, Tyus arrives and stops her. Before embalming the body of her hero, Diane kisses him. To her surprise, Ben awakes. Convinced that it was her kiss that saved her hero "Steele," Diane is certain that she and Ben are soul mates. After several failed attempts, Ben finally manages to speak his first two words, "Help me."

 

June 4, 1998

Martin's Syndrome

When Virginia explains to Michael that Vanessa told her that that she didn't want to be found, Michael realizes that Virginia really does want to come between him and Vanessa. However, he quickly loses this suspicion when Virginia lies to him, claiming that Vanessa didn't care that he was planning to propose to her. Michael contemplates giving up the search for Vanessa. When a curious neighbor comes by to meet the woman staying in Tyus's apartment, Vanessa wraps a scarf around her head to hide her blisters. Later, Vanessa overhears the neighbor talking to Mrs. Moreau, and recognizes her voice from when she called Surf Central.

Ben/Derek

"Ben" (Derek) asks Tyus to step out into the hall for a moment. While Tyus is out of the room, Derek calls to have him paged to the emergency room. When Tyus is called away, Derek informs Meg he was given a clean bill of health and he can go home. Tyus calls to inform "Ben" (Derek) that he would be by later to finish his examination. Derek realizes that he has to get out of town before Tyus can corner him. The delivery guy comes to see Diane and hears Ben deliriously mumbling in the other room.

 

June 8, 1998

Annie & Gregory

When Olivia informs Bette that she found Gregory and Annie in bed together, Bette is flabbergasted. Olivia tells her friend she plans to move on. Bette warns that Gregory may tell AJ about Olivia's role in Cole's kidnapping. Olivia's choices? Either tell AJ the truth and risk losing him, or continue to cover up the truth and resign herself to being acquaintances with him. Annie tells AJ a sob story about how she was stood up by her date. He invites her to sit with him for a while. Annie pretends she doesn't know who AJ is, in an effort to get him to talk about himself.

Emily & Sean

Sean asks Casey about the lifeguard trainee tryouts. When Emily spots Sean talking to Casey, she verbally attacks him for "sucking up to the head lifeguard." Sean explains to her that Casey is a friend. After meeting Emily, Casey tells Sean that he now knows why Sean was trying out for the trainee position, and Sean admits that it was the only way he could come up with to get Emily's attention.

Ben/Derek

In an effort to get away before Tyus could examine him further, Derek suggests that he and Meg leave town. Meg said that she'd go, on the condition that Tyus agrees it is okay to go. Tyus is in surgery when Derek calls, so Derek is able to convince Meg that Tyus approves of the trip. Meg confesses to Sara that the connection to Ben is gone again. Later, Sara finds the picture of Ben and Derek. Diane tells Ben that he is her destiny; they belong together forever. When Diane is out of the room, Ben calls home, but the line is busy. Just as Ben is about to call the police, he passes out. Derek goes to the mortuary to pick up what he thinks are Ben's ashes.

 

June 9, 1998

Annie & Gregory

Annie lifts AJ's room key. AJ takes his room key back from Annie, warning her to tell Gregory to leave him and Olivia alone. When AJ and Olivia resume their dinner, Annie decides to eavesdrop to see what she can learn about AJ's plans. Bette catches Annie eavesdropping on AJ and Olivia, and accuses Annie of trying to drive Olivia crazy by stalking her. She tells Annie that she'll never be able to break up Olivia and Gregory permanently.

Ben/Derek

Meg confesses to Gabi that the connection she used to feel to Ben is gone. While talking to Gabi, Meg accidentally packs the picture of Ben and Derek in her suitcase, but doesn't see it. Later, Gabi is surprised to hear from Sara about the photo of Ben and his twin, saying that she is sure that Meg doesn't know Ben has a twin. Diane presents Derek with the ashes of the "John Doe" that she cremated and the paperwork that Derek filled out, convincing Derek that the ashes are Ben's. Inside, Ben panics when he hears his brother. Diane explains to Ben that everyone thought he was dead when he was brought in, and how he woke up when she kissed him. Ben explains to Diane that Derek tried to kill him and asks to use the phone to call for help. When Ben reaches for the phone, Diane knocks him out. When they reach a fork in the road, Derek can't tell Meg which way to go. Meg looks in the trunk for the map and before Derek can stop her, she finds the box that contained the remains of the John Doe.

 

June 10, 1998

AJ & Olivia
Annie & Gregory

Olivia decides that she has to tell AJ about her part in Cole's kidnapping, but first she has to come clean with Cole. Annie informs Gregory that she believes that Olivia and AJ are having an affair. When he asks her what she was doing at Grenadine's with AJ and Olivia, she admits that she was trying to charm some information out of AJ about his ownership of the beach. Gregory gets angry with her for trying to dig up information on AJ. Gregory decides that even if he didn't want Olivia, he wouldn't let AJ have her. He arranges to meet with AJ, planning to tell him that Olivia helped Del kidnap Cole.

Sara

Casey starts to suspect that Sara did sleep with Congressman Blythe. Casey promises to stop pressuring her to tell him about Congressman Blythe.

Ben/Derek

Derek claims that the box contains some of his brother's personal effects, saying that he plans to bury the box ceremonially at the cabin. Meg assumes that his difficulty knowing where the cabin is results from amnesia from his injuries, which gives Derek the idea of calling Ben's bank and telling them that he is suffering from memory loss due to being attacked and that he needs a new password. Meanwhile, Meg considers opening the box that Derek wants to bury. Diane puts Ben in a coffin.

 

June 11, 1998

Martin's Syndrome

When Michael overhears Virginia promising to pay Mrs. Moreau, he asks her what happened to the money that he gave her to pay her. Virginia claims that she hadn't told him exactly how much Mrs. Moreau charged her. Virginia is encouraged when Michael declares that he is going to get his life back on track, but she is disappointed when he explains he intends to keep looking for Vanessa. Virginia pays off Mrs. Moreau, who warns her that she still may tell Vanessa the truth. Virginia says that her threats won't work, since she'd never be able to find Vanessa.

Emily & Sean

Lifeguard tryouts begin. When Emily excels in the first part of the competition, Sean's admiration for Emily grew, while Brad sees green.

Ricardo & Gabi

A couple of punks steal Gabi's purse, and Gabi seems especially upset when she notices that her journal is missing. She is relieved when she discovered that her journal dropped into the bushes, but she was so upset over almost losing her journal that Ricardo offers her the day off. When she refuses, he asks what is in the notebook that is so important. Gabi had been writing about her feelings for Ricardo.

AJ & Olivia
Annie & Gregory

Olivia confesses to Cole the full story of her role in helping Del: she turned her back while Del took Cole in exchange for the money she needed to win Gregory. Cole is appalled that Olivia colluded with Del so that she could have Gregory, and declares that he will tell Caitlin about Olivia's role in kidnapping him and forbids Olivia to tell Elaine. He leaves, telling her that she'll never see Trey again. Gregory tells AJ about Olivia's role in Cole's kidnapping. AJ is aghast at the news. Gregory tells Olivia that he told AJ about her role in Cole's kidnapping. Olivia knocks on the door, begging for AJ to come out and talk to her. AJ pounds on the door of Olivia's house, demanding to see her.

 

June 12, 1998

Ben/Derek

Ben awakes and realizes that he can't move his arms and legs, due to a shot that Diane gave him. When Ben appeals to Diane to help him for Meg's sake, she decides to go warn Meg, but Meg isn't home when Diane gets there. Meg finds the picture of Ben and Derek and realizes that Ben has a twin brother.

Emily & Sean

At the very end of the final test, Brad knocks Emily over in order to get past her, unbeknownst to Casey, Michael or Sean. Emily tells Sean that for the first time in her life she would be willing to come in second, as long as he comes in first. Sean and Brad are named as the new trainees. Emily congratulates Sean and leaves before he can talk to her.

 

June 15, 1998

Cole's Kidnapping

Olivia reveals to Caitlin and Sean her role in kidnapping Cole. Caitlin tells Olivia that, while she won't try to convince Cole to forgive Olivia, she could identify with the extremes that Olivia would go to to keep the man she loves. Sean says that he still loves his mother, but that it will take some time for him to forgive her.

Annie & Gregory

Charles reminds Annie that if she doesn't marry Gregory by June 30, Olivia will inherit her Liberty Corporation stock. Annie is furious, and demands that Charles find a way not to let that happen. Annie fantasizes about being the black queen in a chess game against Olivia as white queen, which Olivia wins. Charles suggests a way to speed up Gregory and Olivia's divorce. Olivia gets the divorce papers from Charles. When she calls him, he says that they must have been sent to her in error, and offers to send a messenger to pick them up. Olivia refuses, then she calls Gregory and tells him that she needs to see him.

  Ben/Derek

When Sara tells Diane that "Ben" and Meg have gone out of town, Diane decides that Ben must have lied to her when he claimed to be Ben Evans. Realizing that "Ben" might not be Ben after all, Meg tells Derek that she has been reminiscing about the night that she and Ben were trapped in the wine cellar. When she invents an earthquake as part of the story and "Ben" accepts it, she figures out that she is with the wrong Evans brother. Just as Ben is about to escape from the coffin, Diane retiurns and knocks him out. When Ben awakes, he is wearing a tuxedo. Diane comes in wearing a black wedding dress and tells him that it is time to join their immortal souls!

Sara

Melinda finally gets Sara on tape admitting that she had the affair. Melinda calls a publisher about a book deal.

 

June 16, 1998

Ben/Derek

Remembering Tim's accusations, it occurs to Meg that Ben isn't a killer, but maybe Derek is. Meg also figures out that Derek attacked Tim to keep him quiet. Meg decided that if the man she is with has a scar where Tim stabbed him on the leg, then he is the killer. If he doesn't have a scar, then he is Ben. Ben convinces Diane not to give him another dose of the medication that paralyzes him by promising to become intimate with her after the "wedding ceremony."

Ricardo & Gabi

Gabi admits to Ricardo that her she wrote about him in her journal.

AJ & Olivia
Annie & Gregory
Gregory & Olivia

Olivia tells Gregory replied that she needs him -- to sign the divorce papers. AJ arrives. While Gregory watches, AJ holds Olivia to him and tells her that she's suffered enough for helping Del kidnap Cole. In light of Olivia's revelation that she helped Del kidnap him, Cole decides that he needs to go visit his mother.

 

June 17, 1998

Ben/Derek

When she doesn't see the scar on Derek's leg, Meg decides once again that he must be Ben. She reasons that he was having memory lapses but when they take a shower together, Meg sees the latex covering the scar fall off. Ben makes a break for it. When she sees him escaping, Diane knocks over the candlestick, setting fire to her dress.

Emily & Sean

Casey tells Emily that he wishes that he could have given her the job and that he hopes that she'll try out next year. Emily claims that she isn't too upset about losing the lifeguard trainee spot, since there are other jobs out there, which surprises Sean. Sean takes Casey aside to make a suggestion. Later, Casey offers Emily a job.

AJ & Olivia
Annie & Gregory
Gregory & Olivia

Olivia vows that she'll get a divorce whether Gregory signs the papers or not. He takes the divorce papers from Olivia, signs them, and delcares that the divorce can't happen fast enough for him. Gregory tells Annie that she doesn't understand how he feels. She says she knows what it is like to love someone who doesn't love her back, and that some day he may find himself looking into the eyes of someone who can give him the kind of love he needs. AJ tells Olivia that he is proud of her for standing up for herself. Olivia reminds him that she helped Del kidnap Cole, and AJ says that was a long time ago. She asks him why he doesn't hate her. He explained that he suspected that Gregory put a spin on the tale to make Olivia out to be the villain, so he researched it and found that Del and Julianna were to blame. Olivia is stunned that AJ is so forgiving. When Caitlin arrives with questions, Olivia breaks the news about the divorce. Caitlin had thought that Annie was trying to be a friend to Gregory, but Olivia tells her about finding Annie and Gregory in bed together. Gregory goes to see Charles. Caitlin orders Annie to get out of the house.

 

June 18, 1998

Ben/Derek

Ben is halfway out the door, when he hears Diane's scream for help and returns to rescue her. She shows her gratitude by stabbing him in the shoulder with a syringe, declaring he belongs to her. Diane vows to keep "Steele" away from "that floozy Meg." Diane puts Ben back in the coffin, saying she would make their love eternal in death. Meg is frantic when she spots the scar on Derek's leg and realizes he is the killer. She grabs her cell phone to call for help, but Derek catches her. She claims to be phoning her parents, but the call doesn't go through. She wants to go to sleep, and is horrified when Derek insisted on cuddling with her. Meg figures out the truth about the warehouse fire and the hospital switch. Meg wonders where Ben is, but she is sure he is still alive; she can feel it. Derek catches Meg trying to sneak out. He vows to stay up and take care of her all night long.

Martin's Syndrome

Michael finds out that someone hired movers to pack up Vanessa's apartment.

 

June 19, 1998

Emily & Sean

Emily is furious when she realizes Sean has given up his spot for her, saying that she doesn't need his charity. He convinces her that she is the best one for the job.

Martin's Syndrome

Michael is determined to find out where the movers had sent Vanessa's furniture.

Ben/Derek

A man arrives at the police station to inquire about his building, which was Derek's warehouse. The man explains that he rented the building to someone. Though he insists that his renter's name wasn't Ben Evans, he identifies him as the man who rented the warehouse when shown a picture of Ben. Puzzled, Ricardo heads to the Cummings house. He tries to contact Meg, but is unable to reach her. Diane tries to make Ben drink poison, but he talks her out of it. She decides to use a stake to end his life instead.. Meanwhile, Meg is caught by Derek when she is trying to get away. She claims that she left something in the car and was just going to get it. Meg feigns illness, and sends Derek to get her some medicine. Meg finds out that Derek locked her in the house. As she searches the room, she discovered the package of ashes. She comes to the conclusion the ashes are Ben's. When Derek returns, Meg drops the ashes all over the floor.

 

June 22, 1998

Ben/Derek

Gabi and Ricardo admit that they think that there is something wrong with Ben and try to figure out why he would lie about the warehouse. Tyus removes the wires from Tim's jaw, and Tim asks him to call the police, Tyus calls Ricardo. When Ricardo arrives, Tim tells him that "Ben" pushed him off the scaffolding. Ben talks Diane out of killing him with a stake, claiming it would break their "circle of destiny" if they were to die at different times. She decides that they should drink poison together so that they'll die at the same time. Ben tries to stall by asking Diane if there is some sort of ceremony that they should follow, so she slashes their wrists and puts the slashes together. Meg steals the car keys from Derek's pocket and then sends him out for firewood. Meg is having trouble starting the car when Derek approaches her and asks her what she's doing.

Martin's Syndrome

Michael reads the file in the movers' office, and discovers that they moved Vanessa's things at Tyus's instructions. While Vanessa tries to convince Tyus to help her fake her own death, Michael pounds on Tyus's door, demanding to see him.

Sara

Casey rescues Sara from nearly drowning. Sara told Casey that she wanted to die because she slept with Congressman Blythe and lied about it on her affidavit. She wonders why Casey doesn't hate her; he thinks that she is doing a pretty good job of hating herself.

 

June 23, 1998

Sara

Sara tells Hank that she almost drowned, but doesn't tell him about her affair with Congressman Blythe.

Ben/Derek

When Ben knocks the cup from her hand, Diane realizes that he doesn't want to die. Diane attacks Ben with a knife and he pushes her away, knocking her unconscious against the wall. He calls the police for help. Meg tells Derek that she was going to the store to get another brand of medicine. Meg begs him to take her home, but he wants to take her to a local doctor. Just as he is about to start the car, she told him that he didn't lock the front door. Meg convinces herself to stay calm until she can tell the doctor that she fears for her life. While in the cabin, Derek discovers the picture of him and Ben and realized that Meg knows that he isn't Ben. Tim tells Ricardo that Derek tried to kill him because he knew that "Ben" was the Terror Island killer. After talking to Tim, Ricardo puts out an APB on Ben. The police bring in an injured Ben, and Ricardo arrests him. Gabi startles him when she asks where Meg is.

Martin's Syndrome

Michael doesn't believe Tyus when he says that Vanessa left instructions on how and where to move her things with his answering service. Michael rigs the door of Tyus' office so that it won't lock.

 

June 24, 1998

Ben/Derek

Ricardo doesn't believe Ben when he claims that he has an identical twin named Derek, but Gabi tells Ricardo about the picture of Ben and Derek that Sara found. Ricardo is about to take Ben to the cabin, when the DA demands that they lock Ben up. Ricardo and Casey leave for the cabin to rescue Meg from Derek. Derek decides that he has to kill Meg. At first, he plans to kill Meg with an axe, but he can't go through with it, deciding, instead to put rat poison in her soup.

Baby Switch
AJ & Olivia

Cole tells AJ that Elaine is involved with a new man, and so he let her continue to believe that AJ was dead. Caitlin tells Cole that she wants Olivia to be Trey's godmother. Cole agrees, on the condition that Olivia never be left alone with Trey.

Liberty Corporation

AJ tells Gregory that he'll give up his rights to the beach in exchange for equal ownership of the Liberty Corporation with Gregory, Ben, and Annie (and possibly Alex), but Gregory refuses to give in to AJ's demands.

 

June 25, 1998

Annie & Gregory

When Annie nearly makes good on her threat to tell Cole about Caitlin's lie, Caitlin tells Gregory that it would be okay with her if Gregory pursued a relationship with Annie. Gregory tells Annie he is grateful for her support over the last week. Annie told him that she couldn't continue to be his mistress; she has to be his wife.

Ben/Derek

Ricardo and Casey break down the front door of the cabin, but it's obvious that no one has been to the cabin for years. Ricardo calls Ben, demanding to know where Meg really is. When Derek tries to feed her the soup, a suspicious Meg "accidentally" drops it on the floor. Derek says that it's time Meg tells the truth. Meg admits that she knows that he is Derek and that he killed Ben. Derek explains to Meg that everyone favored Ben over him; it took him years to plan his revenge. He had an affair with Maria, which destroyed Ben's ability to trust others. When Meg taught Ben to trust again, Derek determined that the best revenge would be to become Ben. There were only two things standing in between him and that goal, Meg and Mark, who would notice the differences between the twins, so he decided to kill them both. And if he really wanted Ben's life, he had to have Meg, too. Ben realizes that Derek took Meg to the cabin where he and Maria spent their honeymoon, which he sold years ago. Ben says that contacting Ricardo won't do any good, because it would take Ricardo hours to get to the old cabin. He sends Antonio from the room and persuades Gabi to help him escape. When Antonio sees Gabi trying to lift the keys, he wonders if she's thought through the consequences of her actions. She says that it might not be legally right, but legalities don't measure up against the value of saving Meg's life. Later, Gabi convinces Cole to help her break Ben out of jail. Antonio offers to move her car to where it was convenient for her to put Ben into it. Gabi distracts Spence long enough for Cole to break him out, but just as Ben is about to get away, Spence stops him.

 

June 26, 1998

Ben/Derek

Antonio jumps onto Spence, knocking him over so he can't shoot Ben, who takes off in Gabi's car. Antonio and Gabi get arrested for helping Ben escape and put into lockup together. They try to explain to Ricardo why they helped Ben escape. Diane is brought in, and told them that "Steele" kept saying that he was Ben Evans. However, Ricardo doesn't really believe that Ben was telling the truth until Diane told them that "Steele" was dead when he came in. When Casey asks Sara about the picture of Ben and Derek, she realizes that Meg is in danger. The police see Gabi's car, and Ricardo and Casey go to rescue Meg. Just as Ben is about to get to the cabin, the car overheats. Derek tries to strangle Meg, but he can't kill her, since he loves her. Meg is stunned by Derek's declaration of love. When he asks her to leave with him, so that they can be together, the way they were meant to be, she agrees. Meg hits him over the head with a wrench, but she doesn't knock him out. Meg then temporarily disables Derek by throwing "Ben's" ashes into his face. Once Derek recovers, he grabs a knife. As he is about to kill Meg, Ben arrives, surprising both Meg and Derek.

Annie & Gregory

Annie tells Gregory that she used to think that Ben would turn out to be her hero, but that Gregory is. When Gregory expresses his doubts, she reminds him of how he helped cover her embarrassment when Del abandoned her during her college graduation party for a rendezvous with Olivia by asking her to dance with him. She declares that if she walks out the door, she'll never be back. Annie fantasizes that she is Cinderella, and if she doesn't marry Gregory in time, Olivia gets her inheritance. Just then, the music they danced to at Annie's graduation party comes from Gregory's study, and he asks her to dance with him again. While they are dancing, Gregory proposes. We return to the chess fantasy, but this time Annie takes Olivia's king, and wins the game. Gregory says that their wedding will be the social event of the fall, but Annie tells him that she always wanted to be a June bride. At first, Gregory thinks she is talking about waiting a year, but she lets him know she means this June. When Gregory points out that it is nearly midnight on June 30, she suggests that they fly to Las Vegas and get married there,

AJ & Olivia
Baby Switch
Gregory & Olivia

To help her friend get over the divorce, Bette buys a dartboard for Olivia and pins a picture of Gregory to it. Olivia can't bring herself to throw any darts at it. Olivia works herself up by reminding herself of the things that Gregory did to her. However, she throws the dart, not at Gregory's photo, but at a mental image of Annie. The sound of the dart hitting the dartboard sounds like the tranquilizing dart hitting the doorframe of the cabin, which makes Olivia remember where she was when she lost the baby.

Emily & Sean

Bette comforts Sean regarding Gregory and Olivia's divorce, which completely stuns him, since he didn't know that they'd gotten divorced. When Sean tries to introduce Bette to Emily, Emily has disappeared.

 

June 29, 1998

Baby Switch

Olivia recalls the cabin in Silverado Canyon and that someone was there with her when she gave birth. AJ suggests that they drive up to the cabin.

Annie & Gregory

Annie tells Gregory that she wants him to marry her tonight because of her father's unreliability; she fears if he doesn't marry her tonight, he never would. Gregory calls his private jet to fly to Las Vegas. Annie thinks that she's home free until the pilot grows ill during the flight, and says that he is too sick to make it to Las Vegas. Frantic and determined, Annie knocks the pilot out, and she gets in the pilot seat. When Gregory sees that Annie is flying the plane, she tells him that that she's taken flying lessons.

Ben/Derek

 

Casey tells Ricardo that they should have known that Derek was an imposter. As they head toward the cabin, they stop to help a stranded driver and get held up instead. The robbers realize that Ricardo's a cop and shoot out his radio. Sara tells her parents that Ben's psychotic twin brother has Meg. Gabi asks the D.A. to clear Antonio of the charges because the whole idea was hers, not his. One of the officers says there is something wrong with Ricardo's radio, and that he is going as backup. Hank says that he's going with him. Derek and Ben struggle. In the process, Meg gets pushed into a wall and knocked out. Ben stabs Derek. Ben holds Meg, trying to wake her up, which she does when he kisses her. He assures her it is all over, and she sees Derek lying on the floor. Derek jumps up and goes after Ben, stabbing him in the stomach.

 

June 30, 1998

Martin's Syndrome

Michael slips into Tyus's office, and goes through his records, when he finds a file for a patient with the last name Hart, he thinks that it's Vanessa's, but it turns out to be Lena's. He reads that Lena has M.A.S.Y. and spots a note that Tyus requested that record from Dr. Estrada. Tyus tells Vanessa about a new experimental drug that might be a cure for Martin's Syndrome. He says that it has to be tested first to examine the possible side effects, and that he'd already taken the drug to test it. Vanessa gets angry at Tyus for doing this, and takes a dose of the drug, as well. They experience two side effects: increased thirst, and hallucinations. They both think that Vanessa's blisters have disappeared, but they haven't. Vanessa has a vision of Michael coming through the front door.

Annie & Gregory

Annie almost loses control of the plane, but Gregory takes over, telling her that he's a pilot. Annie convinces Gregory that they should continue on to Las Vegas. Gregory and Annie make it to their destination safely, and head straight for a chapel. As they discussed what wedding package to buy, Gregory says that he can't marry her.

Ben/Derek
Maria

 

Sara and Joan tell Tim about Ben's twin brother, and say that Derek has taken Meg to a cabin, and they don't know if Ben has gotten there yet. When they leave Tim's room to call the police station, another person goes into his room. Ricardo handcuffs the would-be robbers to their vehicle, so they can go rescue Meg. Ben struggles with Derek. When Derek ran out the door, Ben tells Meg to stay inside and goes after Derek. Derek puts on the Terror Island mask, which he had in the car. He goes back inside, and takes Meg hostage with a broken champagne bottle threatening to slit her throat if Ben comes any closer. Derek asks Meg if she ever heard the truth about Maria's death. Meg says she thought Maria had betrayed Ben, but Derek says that Ben killed her! Derek says that when Ben saw Maria with him, he was furious. Ben didn't believe her when she said that she hadn't known that Derek wasn't Ben. Derek accuses Ben of pushing her over the side of the boat. Ben denies it, claiming it was a stormy night and Maria fell off. When Meg didn't believe that Ben let Maria die, Derek realized that she won't stop loving Ben so he concludes that he has to kill her. Ben insists that Derek take his life instead. Ricardo and Casey finally make it to the cabin.

 


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