Caroline Wilson's death
year 1986 sees a new woman, Caroline Wilson, returning to
ends up accepting Lionel's proposal: to go with him for a few days to
addition to her disease, Caroline must also face Laken, who reacts very badly to
the relationship between her father and her. Laken accuses her of all her
problems. And even though Caroline collapses during one of their arguments,
Laken does not care: she is ready to do everything to try to reunite her father
and her mother again. Conscious that the time which passes is their terrible
enemy, Lionel, sure of his feelings, decides to advance the wedding ceremony as
soon as possible. And after a harsh discussion between father and daughter,
Lionel and Caroline get married in the garden in the Lockridge property. Their
love will even receive Minx’s blessing a few days later!
to do everything to save the woman he loves and also because he is unable to
watch her suffering, he enters Alex Nikolas' laboratory to steal the vaccine
which is being prepared. Conscious that she does not have anything to lose
anymore, the hour of the end approaching very quickly and because she wants to
fully benefit from the happiness which is offered to her by Jane, Brick and
Lionel, Caroline injects the vaccine into herself. Very quickly her health
condition improves. Caroline is happy. Lionel is like in heaven. Only Alex
Nikolas comes to discourage them that it is perhaps only a short remission.
indeed, Alex is right. After a few days, Caroline's health condition degrades
days after days. The few days of respite spent following the injection of the
vaccine are very quickly forgotten. Caroline’s state is so bad that one day
Lionel hurries to Johnny's to inform Jane: according to the family doctor,
Caroline may not have more than a few days to live.
the Lockridge residence, everyone is destroyed by this sad news. Caroline is
confined to bed and she cannot benefit from the garden on the property anymore.
Fortunately, Lionel does not leave her bedside. He suffers terribly to be there,
helpless. Caroline and him share the same concern: the hour of the end is
towards the suffering of his wife, Lionel leaves looking for Alex Nikolas' help.
Lionel begs him to give her a second injection of the vaccine. Alex refuses this,
knowing well that there is no hope anymore. Lionel, helpless in front of Alex's
lack of action, gets worked up: "You will stay without doing anything, so
you can win...". Because the stakes of the vaccine is other: it is a
revenge weapon for Alex against C.C. Capwell.
Lionel can only entrust his sorrow to Laken: "It is the end. Caroline is
dying. It is useless to hope for a reprieve." Laken then realizes the error
that she made: she did not say anything to her father, when she could note that
Caroline's health condition is deteriorated.
her bedroom, Jane, her daughter visits Caroline. She talks about old memories
spent on an island at seaside, whereas she was only a child. In Caroline's dream,
passed and present mix. Lionel, Gus and Alice are also present. Thereafter,
Caroline acknowledges that she regrets the years spent without children, and
justifies herself behind the fact that she believed herself not to be a good
mother. Caroline reviews the moments of her life lived here, at the Lockridge
mansion: the best moments of all her life. She could have made peace with her
children and she passed the road of a good man she loves tenderly. Then,
Caroline says to Jane that she loves her, and mother and daughter embrace each
other. Jane, while leaving the room, bitterly regrets her passed behavior, her
anger against her mother. Brick comforts her and shows her that all these errors
enabled them to reunite again. Jane is afraid to lose her mother and realizes
that she needs her.
is happy that today is a beautiful day while Lionel worries about her suffering.
Feeling death coming, Caroline speaks about her native
Lionel comes to announce to Brick and Jane the death of Caroline, by these words:
"She did not suffer at all". Jane bursts out sobbing. Lionel entrusts
to Jane that he will take her back to
this time, at the Capwell mansion, Alex comes to announce to C.C. and Sophia the
death of Caroline, whereas C.C. has just learned the confirmation that the
health department has just withdrawn the licence of the vaccine. On her side,
Laken will look for comfort with Ted. She sincerely regrets her behavior towards
Caroline. C.C. comes to see Lionel to present his condolences to him. Lionel
does not want any.
the Capwell mansion, Sophia faces Alex. But she acknowledges that the only
person in charge of Caroline's death is neither C.C. nor her, but Lionel,
because it was him who stole the vaccine, him who made it possible for Caroline
to inject it to herself. Sophia, as a tender friend, comes to present her
condolences to Lionel. She does not know how to say to him that she is with him
with all her heart. Lionel tells her about the last minutes of Caroline's life.
At the time to leave, Caroline, huddled up in Lionel's arms, was serene; she did
not have anguish anymore. Lionel, by smelling a flower, makes it possible for
Caroline's memory to live again.
Text written for this site by Lilian