Main Plot: Kayla
(Kayla is feeding Alicia before bed. She hears her mom grunting.)
Kayla: What's wrong Mom?
Ms. Palmero: I'm so sick all this bills coming in at once.
Kayla: Why the heck do they keep raising our bill?
Ms. Palmero: Because they're assholes.
Kayla: Oh no.
(Kayla sees a tax bill.)
Kayla: We have taxes? Why?
(Her mom opens the letter.)
Ms. Palmero: Dammit!
Ms. Palmero: I hate this. I'll have to find a new job.
Kayla: What should we do?
(Daniel walks out of his room the next morning.)
Ken: Good morning.
Ken: How are you ?
Ken: Then let me get straight to the point.
Ken: Are you still mad at us?
Ken: You know what about.
Daniel: Honestly, I'm not even mad. Still a little shocked and upset but... I thought about.
Daniel: I'll save my questions later. I have to get to school.
Ken: I'll be here when you get back.
(Daniel walks out of his apartment.)
Third Plot: Molly
(Molly walks into school with May.)
Molly: Good thing its getting colder. I totally need this coat.
May: What were your parents arguing about this morning?
Molly: Some 40 year old baby stuff. I didn't listen. But I can't believe they are back to fighting.
May: Why do I get a feeling this won't end well.
Molly: Let's cross our fingers and hope that nothing gets worse.
(Donovan walks over.)
Donovan: Babe, can we talk?
(May walks away.)
Donovan: I've been holding this in for weeks and I have to address it.
Molly: What are you talking about?
Donovan: For weeks, you've upset and not talking to me as much. Did I do something wrong?
Molly: Look its not you, its stuff at home.
Donovan: You avoided me a few times. Im not buying it.
Donovan: Caught you.
Molly: I can't tell you...yet.
Donovan: Great. A secret about me.
Molly: Now is not the best time. My parents are back to fighting.
Donovan: Whatever. Just tell me soon.
(He kisses her cheek and walks away.)
Main Plot: Kayla
(Kayla is at home looking through home files.)
Kayla: Thompson... Dallas, Texas... home.
(An hour later, Kayla gets in her car and calls Dallas.)
Dallas: Hey babe.
Kayla: That wasnt my happy greeting.
Dallas: Im not in the mood.
Kayla: How's your day going?
Dallas: Let's just say people are assholes. Where are you?
Kayla: Listen, I'm going to take a trip somewhere.
Kayla: My hometown in Texas.
Dallas: Whoa why?
Kayla: I have some business to take care of and some people to look ffor.
Dallas: When will you be back?
Kayla: Tomorrow or Tuesday.
Dallas: What about Alicia?
Kayla: Mom's looking after her.
Dallas: But Kayla...
Kayla: Dallas the more questions you ask me, the more time I waste sitting here.
Kayla: I love you.
Dallas: Yeah. I'm sure.
(Kayla aggressively hangs up.)
Kayla: Fucking crybaby.
(Kayla drives over to the airport.)
Fourth Plot: Dallas
(Dallas sits at his locker sad.)
Dallas: Do you know about Kayla going to Texas today?
Jayden: No why? Is she?
Jayden: I Wonder what's up? You okay? You look messy.
Jayden: What's wrong? Whoa! Where this bruise come from?
Dallas: I got beat up.
(Jayden looks shocked but pissed.)
(Daniel, Liam and Myles are partnered in Science class.)
Liam: Who knows when Damon comes back?
Daniel: I'm not concerned about him right now.
Myles: I don't blame him.
Daniel: I'm saying that because I got other crazy shit to think about.
Daniel: Who my parents are.
Myles: come again?
Liam: He's adopted.
Daniel: long story.
Liam: What's the new question though?
Daniel: I've already encountered my father for like a minute. Now I want to know who and where my mother is.
Liam: Wow. That's amazing!
Daniel: Not yet. I need to know if she lives at all.
Myles: You're life is crazy.
Daniel: Thanks ass.