Sonny and Milo are boxing in the ring when Milo tells Sonny that that Ms. Howard came on to him. Sonny knocks him out. When Milo comes to, Sonny apologizes and reminds Milo that Ms. Howard is not herself and that it's not his fault. Trey walks in and takes the blame for Connie not being committed. Sonny tries to comfort Trey saying he wouldn't want to know the woman he saw in court. Carly interrupts demanding they talk about Michael – AJ is alive, arrested and Michael already knows about him. He's probably at the PCPD seeing if AJ is okay. Sonny swears to Carly that he's lost Kate, his best friend is dead but there's no way in hell that he'll let AJ take his son from him.
At the Haunted Star, Johnny signs some papers for Connie. She passes Lulu on the way out saying "Hi dodo, by dodo." Lulu asks Johnny if he's ready to tell her what's going on. Johnny admits that Connie does have something on him but doesn't want to put Lulu in a position where she has to lie to her husband. Lulu alludes to lies that blew her and Dante's chances of adopting a baby. She explains that she panicked and that they've been blackballed in the national adoption database. Lulu declines his help and they talk about the complications of surrogacy. She's skeptical but Johnny assures her that she will get what she wants. Later, Dante walks in on Lulu reading the surrogacy pamphlet and she says maybe they should look into it.
Starr rushes into Manning Enterprises begging her father to promise not to tell Carly Michael's secret. She's surprised to hear when Todd says he didn't tell Carly. The least he can do is keep Starr's secret since she's hiding a hefty secret for him. Connie suddenly appears in the doorway and says, "Your secret may be safe with Starr. With me? Not so much." She brags about her freedom and the sympathetic judge. Starr reminds her that she murdered Cole and Hope. Connie denies it – if Starr doesn't believe her then she can ask her father. Starr is infuriated when Connie demands that Todd give her Crimson magazine and says her father will never give the woman who murdered his granddaughter her magazine back. Connie disagrees – Todd is bound contractually to do so or he will face penalties and hands him the contract with a note on it. As Starr storms out, Connie demands Todd give her her office back too. Todd vehemently refuses. Connie seductively proposes they share the office.
At the Quartermaine mansion, Carly tries to call Michael unsuccessfully as Monica walks in and mocks her attempts. They shout at each other and Carly saying she has nothing to feel guilty about. Monica says, "Try telling that to Michael." Carly questions Monica's motives. She says it's all on her as she reminds her about when she lost the baby after her fall from the stairs and Michael's post-traumatic stress disorder when AJ kidnapped him. As Alice walks in, Carly threatens that Monica never got Michael as a baby and she won't get him now. She leaves. As Alice is telling Monica that Tracy is on the loose, a furious Tracy walks in with a boat oar and goes after Alice who grabs a fireplace poker. Monica tries to get in between them. Eventually, Tracy puts the oar down and Monica tells her AJ has been arrested. Tracy calls the police station, and later taunts Alice and Monica as they are escorted out of the mansion in handcuffs.
At the police station, Anna leaves a message for Duke – she is happy he is back from the dead. Dante walks in with an undead AJ in handcuffs and informs Anna of the charges AJ is facing – kidnapping, fraud and attempted murder. Anna is about to book AJ, when Michael storms in declaring that nothing happens to his father without him. Michael tells AJ not to say anything without a lawyer - maybe they should call Alexis. Dante and Michael argue over Michael defending AJ. As they argue AJ finds out that Dante and Michael are brothers and later lists Sonny's crimes of torture and threats. Michael begs him to stop talking but AJ insists that Sonny forcibly took his son from him. Anna intercedes and asks Dante to leave. An officer tells Anna that Tracy Quartermaine is on the phone for her. AJ is lying in a prison cell, when a stoic Sonny walks in to face him.
At the Swiss Clinic, Cesar Faison threatens Duke who is tied to a hospital cot. He accuses Duke of hiding information and lying, then pulls a gun and tells Duke he will suffer for it. Later, Duke asks how things have been going in Port Charles. Duke sneers that Faison's plan is futile, Anna is a detective and will figure Faison out – Duke's supplied him with more than one false memory. Faison offers to let Duke live for now and plays the message Anna left for Duke earlier that day saying she was glad he wasn't dead. Duke lies helpless as Faison baits Duke with tales of the kiss that he shared with Anna the night before. Does that sound like a woman who doesn't believe? Faison leaves the clinic dressed as Duke, with the face mask on.
Outside Manning Enterprises, Starr confesses to Michael, who is still at the police station that Todd knows about AJ being alive. Carly walks in as Michael tells Starr it doesn't matter, someone else decided to turn AJ into the cops.
Monica and Alice are arrested for assault – Carly is in disbelief.
Spinelli helps Maxie and Ellie on moving day.
Lulu and Dante look into funding their surrogacy plan.