Twin Peaks Usenet Archive
Subject: Re: Poor Benjamin
Date: 1990-10-06, 08:38
Pat sez: "Josie has pictures of the affair between Ben
and Catherine. All she has to do is produce these
pictures at the right time and Ben Horne will go bye-bye.
I don't think this is true. For on e thing, Harry
already knows that Ben and Catherine have had an affair. "Its
something that's been going on for years." B.Horne is Horney.
This wouldn't come as a surprise to anyone on TP--even his
In fact, I have a theory that Laura Palmer is actually
Ben Horne's illegitimate daughter--the diary certainly hints of
an unnaturally close relationship between them. And there are
those pictures of Laura all over Ben's office. The theory goes
like this: Ben, a young, ambitious businessman, has an affair
with the vivacious red-head Sarah. A child is concieved. Ben
can not afford the publicity of a divorce or the financial problems
that would ensue. So he makes a deal with his bumbling childhood
friend--Leland. Marry Sarah, be a father to Laura, and in exchange
be employed as the Horne attorney. This would make the incest
between Leland and Laura slightly distasteful to the prime-time
Jeffrey St. Clair
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nothing to compare it to now.