Olivia meets Kate and Sonny at home and hugs Kate. Kate tells Olivia that they think Connie is gone, possibly permanently, but they did find out how she came to be. She couldn’t handle the rape, but Connie could. Olivia is heartbroken for her. Kate feels if she did not push it down all those years, she would have her son. Kate is ready to go back to work right now. She just wants to put everything Joe Jr. did behind her. Inside, Sonny is on the phone with Jason. If McBain has Joe Jr., he has to get him to Sonny. Kate walks in and he hangs up. He just wants her to heal and is not going to let anyone hurt her.
On the plane, McBain tells Jason he is bringing Joe Jr. back but not if Jason gets there first. Suddenly, the feds approach Jason because he is on the watch list. Jason accuses McBain of being behind it. The verification will take a few hours, so John gets on the plane while the feds do their thing. Jason calls Sonny and the feds finish up while they are on the phone.
Outside Kelly’s, Heather goes over her personal and professional success in her mind as she writes her first column. Let people hate, she thinks. Steve walks up and she shuts her computer. She has been agonizing over her column and can’t concentrate because someone is following her. She even counted her pills to make sure she did not miss a dose. But she caught Spin ogling her and he admitted Olivia had hired him. Olivia walks up and Steve asks her if it is true. She admits it is. Heather has been lying for weeks and he is eating it up. Heather agrees to tell the truth. She was with a man she met online, where pathetic and lonely losers go to die. He rented a room at the motel thinking she would put out. She told the cop he was her husband because she was ashamed. Steve admonishes Olivia for snooping. He knows better than anyone what she is capable of. He tells her they will talk tomorrow and leaves to be with Heather.
Michael walks Starr home and they talk about the trying day they have had. He thinks she is doing great considering the circumstances, but she needs to get used to Kate being guilty. That is why what she did with Kate was so amazing. She invites him in for ice cream. They walk in and the place is trashed and the ice cream is all gone. They throw all of Trey’s things out the window until they butt heads. They lean in for a kiss but she breaks it off. She feels it too, but she feels like she is cheating on Cole. He understands. He loved Abby and she wonders if he is ready to let her go. He is not sure, but wanting to kiss her felt right. It still does. She does not want to hurt him. He is okay with being friends. He leaves and she thinks about him.
Trey and Kristina talk about the TV show at the club. He is trying to establish a career, but she thinks there has to be more to him. His dad Joe Jr. calls. He hopes the stars are not giving Trey trouble. He can handle them, it is the rest of the cast that are a problem. Joe Jr. encourages Trey to charm them into getting what he wants. Trey admits it has been tougher than he thought, but not to lose faith in him. Would he bankroll it if he didn’t? A customer comes in and Joe hangs up. Trey tells Kristina his dad has always been there for him. His mom dumped him off on his dad and left. Kristina kisses him but he breaks it off. He does not need any distraction because his dad went out on a limb. He is not about to fail him. She wonders if he would rather be kissing Starr. He admits he would be attracted to Kristina if they were not working together.
John enters Joe Jr.s shop and pulls a gun on him. He denies he is Joe, but as McBain goes to cuff Joe, he gets hit on the back of the head by a thug. He wakes up tied to a chair. They need John to disappear. Jason busts in shooting and gets the goons. He stops Joe from grabbing his gun. John thanks Jason for the save and wants to call it in. Sometimes the system will get it right. Jason takes Joe Jr. but leaves McBain tied up.
Tomorrow’s Port Charles spoilers for General Hospital:
Starr and Trey have roommate issues.
Sonny wants revenge.
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