Monday. Melissa is early morning at Dr. Silvana's. She was supposed to make an appointment, but Melissa still maintains her status as the powerful and sovereign Diva of Lagoon City.That's why Silvana didn't complain about messing up her schedule and promptly answered Melissa, “Come in, Melissa, come in!”“You look like you have patients to see at the front desk,” Melissa responds humbly.“They can wait. One of them might ask for your autograph.” Silvana giggles.Melissa sits up and lowers her head, “Autograph for what? I am no longer Mrs. Rocha."“But still with power and sovereignty, my dear.” Silvana corrects her, “Did someone complain that you got in the front?”Melissa remembers that no. On the contrary, the pregnant women who were nearby lowered their heads and walked away as if Melissa were Empress Sissi.Silvana continues to speak, “Anyway, you're here because you want to know if you're pregnant, huh? Let's do the exams now!”Melissa is excited by Silvana's good mood, “Kelvin
After the exams, Dr. Silvana is elated. Melissa captures her good mood.“Doctor... By your face...”“Congratulations, Melissa! You are indeed pregnant! How is it that the morning sickness still hasn't set in?”“They'll probably show up now.” Melissa stands up, “Oh Lord, I'm expecting a baby from Kelvin Mountain!”“Congratulations, Melissa.” Silvana squeezes her hand, “Your hubby is handsome and healthy, I hope the good genes pass on to your son or daughter.”“God hear you, doctor! And thank you so much for everything!”Dr. Silvana holds out the brown envelope to her. Melissa hugs the doctor, barely holding on with happiness, and says goodbye already with tears in her eyes.******At Crystal Blue, the conversation remains tense between Daryl and Kelvin.“Daryl, stop calling Josias's other sons 'bastards'.”“Am I telling a lie?” Daryl counters with a sarcastic smile, “They were born out of holy matrimony. One of them caused the divorce, and Melissa suffered greatly from it. Glad she met
Tuesday. Maggie is instructing the nanny on how to take care of Henrique.“Any more questions, Cleide?”“No, ma'am.” Cleide nods with a helpful smile.“Great, here's my phone in case you need it. I'll be back at lunchtime for you to eat and rest.”Maggie hands Henrique over to her. Henrique is already big and walking, but the ladies insist on picking him up.“Whoa! How heavy he is!” Cleide jokes.“Time passes. I'm getting old.” Maggie responds between giggles.“Imagine how I am!” Bernardo approaches, “I hope to be able to witness the graduation of my heir.”“You will surely witness this.” Cleide says, “And the college will be journalism.”“Better journalism than traveling sales,” Bernardo grumbles.Maggie is embarrassed by the comment, “Ehr... That's all, Cleide, thank you.”Cleide leaves with Henrique after Maggie kisses her son on the cheek.“No need to spoil the mood by commenting on the street vendor.”“Do you want us to have a meeting condemning her presence?” Bernardo worries.M
At the entrance of Marçal Publishing, Bernardo and Maggie find Shirley again selling her butter cookies to the company's employees. Even the security guards at the entrance who were supposed to expel her surrendered to the taste of the delicacy.“Thank you very much, young man.” Shirley greets them mockingly, “Oh, good morning? Do you want a bag of shortbread cookies?”“Which of these does not contain potassium chloride?” Maggie asks bitterly.Shirley just laughs, “This daughter of mine was always good-natured.”Bernardo is short and direct, “The point is this, my mother-in-law: Josias Rocha has determined that you must sell this crap at the entrance of the Vargas Building. It seems that the people at Rocha Constructions miss this delicacy.” The word 'delicacy' came out with irony.Shirley breaks the wry smile, “They miss my cookies, but not me?”“You got the message.” Maggie warns her, “If you refuse to sell to more customers and expand your sales, then that means you're only here ou
Harold and Wallace are furious at the prospect of Vera showing up at their house at any moment.“This is absurd! We need to call the police!” Wallace states shaking with rage.“But on what charge would we order her arrest?” Harold scratches his chin, “Should I use the revolver?”“Mr. Freire,” Beto's voice trembles, “I want to take this opportunity and ask you not to go to that extreme. Please, don't kill my sister.”“Mr. Reis..."“You can call me Beto, or Roberto.”“My young Roberto, your sister has done a tremendous amount of harm in our lives, and apparently, she won’t stop until she sees me dead.”Wallace hugs his father tightly, “You're not going to die, Dad. I forbid you!”“But how will my heart take so much stress?” Harold questions him, “I won't put up it, just like Teodoro couldn't bear it.”Beto lumps in his throat, “Mr. Freire, if Vera shows up here, you can call the police and accuse her of disturbing the peace in the neighborhood. But please, hide the gun from Mrs. Freire.
Diane took the liberty of turning the living room radio back on. As Metallica's song "Hero of the Day" sets in the living room, she's calling Maggie.On the other side, in her office, Maggie answers the call, “Hello?”“Maggie, this is Diane, your future sister-in-law.”Maggie smiles, “I already consider you part of the family. What is it, Diane?”“Are you aware that Melissa is pregnant?”“Yes, my brothers informed me yesterday.”“It seems that Will Campos is not joyful with the good news. He said Kelvin raped Melissa just like in the 19th century and now she is pregnant against her will.”Maggie rages and punches the desk, “What an imbecile! I don't know how Melissa still puts up with this irresponsible person! And to think he was a famous soccer player ten years ago...”“He failed as a soccer player and he failed as a member of the Executive Board of Rocha Constructions...” Diane still has questions in her mind.Maggie notices this, “Diane, do you still have any questions?”“Don't be
Wednesday. William and Caio are getting ready, the father going to work, and the son going to school.“Today will be my last day at the warehouse, son.” William excitedly announces, “I’ll resign to start building our store.”“Have you decided whether to be an ice cream parlor or a pizzeria?” Caio asks as he puts on his sneakers.“Which do you prefer?” William turns on the radio and Andrea Bocelli's song “Vivo Per Lei” fills the living room.“How chic we are with Italian music.” Caio jokes, “I prefer pizzeria.”“We would have to hire a pizza maker. And the store will always be open at night.” William warns him.“Great, so I can help you,” Caio assures him with a smile.Someone knocks on the door. Caio smiles in anticipation.“Who will be?” William opens the door and immediately wants to close it in Josias's face, “NO! GET OUT!”Josias holds the doorjamb masterfully, “Don't insult me, William!”“GET OUTTA HERE, DAMN IT, NO ONE CALLED YOU!”Caio gets up, “Actually, father, I was the one
William turns off the radio angrily and doesn't know whether to beat Caio for calling out to his enemy.“Caio, why and what did you call Josias, eh? By what authority, who allowed you to step over me, challenge me in such an outrageous way—”Josias cuts the melodrama, “Stop it, what an endless sentence! Will, Caio wants the best for you.”“GET OUT, you're in my house! I don’t step foot in that damn mansion.”Josias, like any businessman, doesn't want to waste time, “William, Caio came to me wanting your business to be built by Rocha Constructions. I feel kind of offended that YOU didn’t come to me.”William's eyes are bloodshot, “You mean I'm obligated to hire you, you worm?”“In a way, yes. Like it or not, I was married to your sister and you have two nephews. Caio is also my nephew, we are all from the same family!”“Cut that talk!”“And I won't even go into details about the fact that Rocha Constructions is the best civil construction company. In three months your pizzeria or ice c