Sonny talked to a nurse on the hospital then tracked down Will within the chapel, the place Belle and Eric have been additionally ready for information, and reported that Marlena was nonetheless being restricted to solely two guests at a time. Will deferred to Eric and Belle then turned to Sonny as soon as the coast was clear and accepted a hug. Belle and Eric rushed off to Marlena’s room and have been each alarmed to see that the mattress was empty — however Sarah, who had simply observed the oddity seconds earlier, was fast to make clear that they have been in all probability simply coping with a case of an faulty affected person switch. John quickly arrived with Marlena and defined what had simply occurred. “I am sorry — she’s gone,” Sarah introduced after attempting to revive Marlena.
Belle rushed off in tears, and John adopted after asking Eric to remain put, prompting Sarah to additionally step out of the room. Eric waited till the coast was clear then knelt beside Marlena’s lifeless physique and identified that the job of a priest and the job of a psychiatrist every concerned listening to folks. “You have been the one person who I might depend on to take heed to me,” Eric declared. “Even when life was arduous, my religion sustained me…till now. See, I requested God to spare your life, however he is stopped listening,” Eric continued. “I by no means wanted somebody to speak to greater than proper now…and also you’re gone,” Eric concluded earlier than breaking down.
John quickly returned with Belle, prompting Eric to say farewell to Marlena then depart the room. John fought again tears as Belle took Eric’s place beside Marlena’s lifeless physique. “I have been so proud to be your daughter. And I simply hold eager about if you have been in that coma and I needed to combat everybody to honor your needs — you realize, to not hold you hooked as much as that ventilator. And then you definately let me off the hook — a minimum of, we thought you probably did. You awakened, however it wasn’t actually you — it was Hattie. And, God, I want that this was Hattie proper now,” Belle admitted earlier than breaking down then recovering and saying goodbye to Marlena.
John waited till the coast was clear then grasped Marlena’s proper hand and shook it whereas reminiscing about their first assembly and the early days of their relationship. “After I first kissed you, it modified the whole lot, ‘trigger that was the primary time that I knew who I used to be. See, I used to be the man that had fallen in love with Dr. Evans. I trusted you, I trusted you, and I’ll at all times love you,” John whispered earlier than breaking down.
Sonny puzzled if Will needed to hope. “No. Thanks. We have been praying if you got here in. Or, a minimum of, Aunt Belle and Uncle Eric have been. I can not actually pray,” Will responded with a shrug, drawing a nod of understanding from Sonny.
Will admitted to having as an alternative mirrored on life as a closeted teenager who was in a budding friendship with an brazenly homosexual Sonny. “I used to be fearful of how I felt about you. I did not know the way you felt about me. I did not know the way I felt about me. How bizarre is it that the one particular person I might speak to actually about that was my grandmother? And he or she advised me to combat for you,” Will mused. “It wasn’t a lot of a combat — it is not like I used to be taking part in arduous to get,” Sonny famous.
Will’s agent phoned simply then, and Sonny was fast to advise in opposition to letting the decision go to voicemail. “Your grandma would not need you to place your complete life on maintain,” Sonny reasoned, and Will conceded the purpose after some thought.
Johnny and Chanel, nonetheless collectively on the nurses’ station, continued discussing John and Marlena’s love story. Chanel swooned when Johnny began fretting not solely about having as soon as believed that they might share an equally epic romance but in addition about having since been pressured to just accept that wasn’t going to occur. Johnny and Chanel locked eyes and began inching towards one another till their lips have been virtually touching. “What the hell is happening right here?” Allie, who had simply emerged from a close-by elevator, demanded to know whereas storming towards Chanel and Johnny.
Johnny and Chanel pulled away from one another and took turns explaining to Allie that they have been each emotional as a result of they’d simply completed serving to John pull off a shock for Marlena. “Huh — I would assume you’d keep away from roofs,” Allie muttered in the course of the story, however Chanel did not catch the dig, and Johnny additionally missed it.
Allie was questioning the truthfulness of Johnny and Chanel’s model of occasions when Sarah approached and gave them an apologetic shake of the pinnacle as a method of showing what had simply occurred. Chanel reached out to consolation Allie, who recoiled and sought a hug from Sarah as an alternative, and Johnny rushed outdoors.
Tripp bumped into Wendy whereas passing by the city sq. and admitted, when requested, that visiting Ava had been “a nightmare” on a couple of degree. “She did not even acknowledge me — she thought I used to be my useless brother,” Tripp grumbled earlier than beginning to give Wendy the backstory. “I’ve a brother like that,” Wendy fretted throughout Tripp’s story. “Li hasn’t completed something near what Charlie did,” Tripp assured Wendy earlier than offering simply sufficient clarification to get the purpose throughout.
Tripp ultimately acquired round to telling Wendy that the go to had ended with Ava being restrained and sedated then dragged off to a padded cell, all whereas demanding to know why “Charlie” was permitting such issues to occur. Wendy was fast to reiterate that Ava blamed Charlie, however Tripp could not make certain that there wasn’t extra to the story. “Possibly she hates me as a result of I left her in that place with Charlie, alone in a nightmare that she could by no means get up from,” Tripp argued.
Johnny approached whereas Wendy was comforting Tripp with a hug. Wendy additionally gave Johnny a hug after studying what had simply occurred, and Tripp tried to supply condolences. “You simply save your sorries, pal, okay?” Johnny snapped, complicated not solely Tripp but in addition Wendy. “I do know what you are going by, okay? Orpheus — that bastard killed Kayla, too –” Tripp argued. “Yeah, Orpheus killed my grandmother, he killed Kayla, he killed Kate…however your lunatic mom killed my different grandma!” Johnny countered. “I can not defend what she did, however she’s mentally sick,” Tripp defined. “That is handy, is not it?” Johnny grumbled.
Johnny declared Ava “a homicidal lunatic bitch” and in addition drew a comparability to Norma Bates from Psycho, prompting Tripp to throw a punch. Johnny anticipated and deflected the tried assault then launched a profitable counterattack at Tripp earlier than storming off. “I do know Johnny was upset, however he had no proper to say these issues about your mom,” Wendy declared whereas Tripp was recovering from the blow. “Thanks for being there for me,” Tripp responded, drawing a shrug from Wendy. “That is what associates are for,” Wendy defined whereas locking eyes with Tripp.
Allie was giving Chanel the silent therapy on the hospital when Belle approached and supplied to deal with the accountability of letting Sami know what had simply occurred. Allie accepted the assistance, reasoning that Sami would really feel extra snug being weak with Belle, then chased Chanel off earlier than heading towards the chapel seeking Will.
Sonny guessed that Will’s agent had simply delivered excellent news. “The undertaking I have been engaged on acquired the inexperienced gentle,” Will summarized, prompting Sonny to begin celebrating then cease after realizing that solely certainly one of them was excited.
Will confirmed Sonny’s suspicion with a nod. “The set’s in New Zealand — and so they need me to go now,” Will defined earlier than beginning to name the agent again with the intention of declining the supply, drawing a fast objection from Sonny.
Sonny conceded that the timing was dangerous then reiterated that Marlena would not wish to trigger Will’s life to be placed on maintain. “This is not nearly my grandma — I can not depart due to us,” Will reasoned, complicated Sonny. “Let’s simply say that my grandma will get higher, after which I’m going,” Will continued. “We’re gonna be aside for a minimum of six months, Sonny, and it is a 16-hour flight a method — we’re by no means gonna have time to go and see one another,” Will concluded.
Sonny countered that Will had already put numerous effort and time into the undertaking and would possibly by no means get one other alternative to take it over the end line. Will admitted that Sonny was proper however added that merely residing in separate components of the identical nation had already given them hassle lately. “Although we acquired previous that combat we had on Christmas, I really feel prefer it by no means would have occurred — or perhaps it might have occurred, however it would not have been so vicious and so unhappy –” Will tried to elaborate, drawing a nod of understanding from Sonny. “I do know we have had our ups and downs, however that felt completely different — that did not really feel like us, and that scared me,” Will concluded with a shrug, prompting Sonny to emphasize that Leo had been the scary half.
Sonny acknowledged once more that Will had been proper to fret about Leo. “And, look, Will…you stated that you just have been scared as a result of it did not really feel like us anymore? Okay, however this film is a dream come true, and in case you let me maintain you again, then you definately will not be you anymore, after which we might by no means be us –” Sonny pressured. “I do not assume I can discuss this proper now,” Will instantly determined. “I perceive — I imply, not till we all know how your grandma’s doing,” Sonny agreed. “Simply being away from you for that lengthy –” Will fretted. “Hey, you stated you could not discuss this proper now, okay? So, let’s wait — this is not the time,” Sonny interjected. “I really like you a lot,” Will raved, and Sonny returned the sentiment then supplied a hug and a kiss.
Allie entered the chapel simply then and gave Will a pointed look then seized a hug and broke down.
Belle recorded a voicemail message for Sami then discovered Eric on the nurses’ station. “Why do not we go to the chapel and say another prayer –” Belle advised. “You go — God is not listening to me anymore,” Eric grumbled.
Johnny bumped into Chanel whereas passing by the park, and so they determined to maintain one another firm.
Belle joined Will, Sonny, and Allie within the hospital’s chapel. “You recognize, Mother actually beloved you want a son,” Belle assured Sonny. “Yeah — we have been simply speaking about how she was on our facet from the very starting,” Sonny responded. “Possibly we should always say a prayer?” Will advised with apparent discomfort. “The place’s Uncle Eric?” Allie puzzled.
Eric gulped down a shot of whiskey on the Brady Pub then requested the bartender for a refill.
Sarah peeked inside Marlena’s room, and John took the trace and trudged again as much as the rooftop to proceed watching the slideshow. Marlena, in the meantime, headed towards a door on the finish of a protracted hallway of blinding gentle then opened it and gasped.