Sam visits Heather, Steve gives Olivia a history lesson, Maxie goes to court and John catches up with Anna.
Spinelli tries to prevent Patrick from talking with Maxie in court. She tells Spin their conversation is long overdue. She expects Patrick to be the one person to lash out at her for killing Robin, but Patrick knows what happened to Robin was an accident. Maxie can't believe he can even look at her. Patrick would love someone to blame, but it wasn't her fault. Maxie tries to goad Patrick into yelling at her, but Patrick won't take the bait. Maxie thinks Patrick should hate her, but he can't go on thinking about what he lost. He has to live for his daughter and be grateful for his brother. He urges Maxie to be grateful for what she still has as well. Matt follows Patrick to the hallway, where his older brother tells him he meant everything he said: He is glad Matt is in his life. Matt is stunned they just had a moment, but Patrick tells him not to let it go to his head. Matt returns to the courtroom where Maxie's arraignment gets underway. Maxie pleads guilty on all charges.
Spinelli races over to Jason's worried about Maxie. Jason tries to explain Maxie's grief to Spinelli, because he feels responsible for Robin's death too. Jason suggests Spinelli find Lisa's real killer that way Maxie will be off the hook. Spinelli suggests Jason use his own advice when it comes to John McBain.
Starr wakes up on Michael's couch. They talk about Sonny and when Starr brings up Hope she starts to cry. Michael holds her. Starr launches into the story of Cole being in prison for killing someone. She insists he was just protecting his family. Michael understands. As they continue to talk about Cole, Jason knocks on the door.
After catching Blair up on his plans in Port Charles over the phone, he stops by Anna's hotel room. Turns out they know each other from when he was with the FBI. He flatters her regarding her looks and she is impressed how confident he has become. He calls her a great teacher and an even better mentor. He then asks for help with Sonny Corinthos. When she balks, he tells her about Starr losing her daughter and suggests Anna might know what that's like. She thinks John's judgment might be clouded because this is personal for him. She also warns he can't live his life for revenge. John says he's let go a little bit, but seeing Sonny's name related to Cole's death brought everything back for him. He declares if Sonny is responsible for Cole and Hope he will make him pay. Anna wonders if it will be over then. John replies it will never be over. Not after what Sonny took from him – his sister.
After having sex at Olivia's, Steve brings up Sam calling about Heather. He explains to Olivia that his mother is in a mental institution and goes into the whole history of Heather selling him on the black market and then trying to drug his adoptive mother. Stunned, Olivia says, "Holy Mary Mother of God." Steve feels badly about his mother, but Olivia reminds him it is the mother's job to take care of the child, not the other way around. The two then get back to having sex. When Olivia gets out of bed, Steve look at a photo of his mother.
Sam meets with Heather at the mental institution. Sam asks her to fill in some blanks about the day Jason was born. Heather wants to know what's in it for her. Sam wonders what she wants. Heather wants to be reunited with her own baby – Steven Lars Webber. Sam shows Heather a photo of Jason and wonders why Franco is involved. Heather responds that the baby in the photo "ain't Jason Morgan."
Tomorrow's Port Charles spoilers for General Hospital:
Sam comes to a realization.
Johnny and Carly go public.
Luke isn't happy with McBain.
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