Someone takes a hostage.
That hostage is almost discovered about a million times.
For example, two people will come up to the Quartermaine boat house, where many-a-hostage have fought for their lives after being put there by Heather Webber or her ilk. One of the two characters will say as they approach the boathouse something like, “Wait–did you hear that?” And the other character will say, “It was probably just those old raccoons again! Let’s get outta here!” The first character reluctantly agrees, and the hostage, screams for their attention to no avail. And we viewers are like, “Come on! S/he [the hostage] is right in the there!”
Part of why we love our soaps–the suspense!
Can anyone think of some good examples from their favorite soaps?
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