EPISODE 6 PRISONERS OF THE PAST
Kate holds a meeting with The Beeches
staff. She says they need to discuss the provision of a locum and also work
around any holidays they may have planned. Tom and Alex say they have cancelled
all holidays until the summer and Will says they have all realised that now is not a
good time to be taking holidays. Kate says that maybe people need to take time
out for other reasons. Alex asks if this can be discussed at another time. Kate
says it will have to be before the weekend as she is going away.
Tom gets a new neighbour, Yvonne. He welcomes her to Cardale by helping her to
take her cases into her new home.
Will goes to pick Charlie up as they are going bowling. As Charlie gets ready
Will waits in the kitchen with Kate. Itís nearly a year since Emily died and
Kate is going to America for the anniversary, she asks Will if she should book
him a ticket when she books she and Charlieís. Will asks what they would do out
there, Kate explains that itís where Emily is and says she needs to visit her.
Will tells her to deal with it her way and he will deal with it his, he says
itís a grave and Emily isnít there. Kate says she doesnít want to go on her own,
but Will leaves as Charlie walks in on them.
KATE: Stop hiding behind some argument over your finances.
You know this deserves more then some shoddy excuse
Yvonne arrives at The Beeches and is seen by Tom. She pries into his life and
asks about his wife. He explains that Leanne is his nanny and that his other
half died. Yvonne tells Tom she is a widow but now feels ready to find a new
man. She says she wants plastic surgery to improve her looks. Tom is not
convinced plastic surgery is right for her and tells she doesnít need surgery as
she looks fantastic.
Alex notices Will is down and she asks him whatís wrong. He tells her itís a
year next week since Emily died. He says Kate wants him to go to America with
her but he says he canít understand why she wants to go there. Alex tells him
that just because he has lost someone it doesnít mean that everything has to be
Will gets involved in the plight of a nun, Sister Francis. She breaks her arm
whilst in the convent and refuses to leave the convent to get it treated. Will
tells her if the arm is not set into place she could lose it as the fracture is
cutting off her blood supply. Will talks her round and drives her to the
hospital. As they are travelling she has a panic attack and lashes out at
Will making him lose control of the car. Will manages to stop the car and
calms her panic attack. At the hospital the x-rays show more then just a
fracture; Sister Francis has a cancerous tumour.
WILL: I don't know how people can look at this world we
live in and still think there is a God
Will tells Sister Francis about Emily. He says what happened to her makes him
angry and says not a minute goes by when he doesnít think about her. He explains
that Kate wants to talk about it but says that he doesnít see what good it will
do them. Sister Francis tells Will that her parents were killed in a car crash
when she was just 10 years old. She explains how she has never spoken to anyone
Will visits Kate. He tells her he doesnít want her going to America alone and
wants to go with her. She says sheís not going anymore as she and Charlie have had a
heart to heart and Charlie doesnít want her traipsing around America pretending to be
happy, if she canít be happy he doesnít see the point in them going. Kate
asks Will if heíd like to come in for a chat but he says he canít. She says
sheís not going to torment him and tells him to go.
KATE: It'll be written on our graves that little exchange.
I say let's talk, you say you're sorry
Yvonne is making a point of coming to The Beeches to see Tom. He transfers her
to Alexís list and Alex soon realises that Yvonne has a crush on Tom. Tom later
tells Yvonne that maybe they can be friends but theyíll never be more the that
as he is not ready for a relationship and even if he was, it wouldnít be with
ALEX: Talk to her. Tell her where she stands. Well it's not
that hard, she's a woman. I'm sure she'll understand if you're angry with her
it's because you're a bit confused and very scared of her
all of that aimed at me or some of it for you?
Sister Francisí cancer has also spread to her lungs. Will is amazed at how she
has hidden the symptoms from those closest to her. Sister Francis struggles to
work out where her future lies and wonders if she should stay at the convent.
Will tells her not to leave the people who care about her and need her. She asks
if it is so wrong for her to be alone - why is it alright for him to be alone.
She tells him he and Emily are still part of a family.
Tom and Alex talk about Yvonne. Alex tells Tom he has to begin to move on from
tells her he wishes thing were not as complicated between them since their kiss
and the situation with Mark.
Will joins Kate and Charlie on the peaks as they build a cairn for Emily. As
he lays the final piece of the cairn, Kate looks at him and he puts his arm
around her as they both shed tears for their daughter.