Carly comes to Franco's rescue, Diane gives Morgan advice about Sonny, and Ava asks Derek for a favor.
At GH, Sam overhears Alexis giving a technician instructions and wonders what she's given consent to. Privately, Alexis explains it's about her father. It's only a theory but Alexis is trying to find out if her father is Julian Jerome. The Jerome family used to run organized crime in Port Charles in the eighties. Sam questions if the man she thinks is her father is a mobster. Alexis corrects her. He was a mobster…Julian Jerome is dead. Sam's upset that Alexis lied to do tests behind her back. Alexis wanted to have Lucas tested first. They discuss the pros and cons of knowing the truth. Sam decides they should do the test.
At his office, Sonny's overhears Kiki tell Michael her mother has a brother. Kiki can't imagine why it's fascinating to Sonny. Michael points out there are concerns over Ava being connected to the Jerome mob family. Sonny's interested in what Silas had to say. All Silas knew was that he was rich and had connections but he never met him. Michael stops Sonny from asking more questions. Sonny thanks Kiki before she leaves with Michael. Alone, Shawn and Sonny discuss different scenarios of who the brother really is. There are too many coincidences. Since Ava appeared in Port Charles, the name Julian Jerome comes up a lot. Shawn agrees he might be alive and lying low with his sister running interference but no one is careful all the time. Sonny remembers the connection between Ava and Derek and asks, "Is Derek Wells really Julian Jerome?"
At the pier, Kiki's not surprised at how much she doesn't know about her mother. Michael wishes he could help her but Kiki doesn't even know where her mother is. Michael does. Ava's living with Morgan. She's shocked and disgusted. Kiki regrets everything that happened and wishes she handled things differently but neither of them is sorry they are together. Michael's bothered by one thing. He wonders if Ava has an agenda, and if so, is Morgan in danger. Kiki agrees he could be in over his head.
At the penthouse, Morgan asks Diane to end his marriage. She's not surprised given the fact he's hooked up with Kiki's mother. Morgan protests. It's more about his brother hooking up with his wife. Diane excuses Ava to get her contract signed by the silent partner. Alone, she advises Morgan to hire Sonny's attorney. Morgan proclaims that won't happen – his father is out of his life. Diane wants Morgan to talk to Sonny but Morgan claims he's the reason he's getting a divorce. All Sonny cares about is Michael's happiness. Diane apologizes for saying that it’s 'the biggest pile of crap she's heard'. Diane shares the respect she has for Sonny. He values family above all else and loves all of his children equally. Sonny's not perfect, but he loves Morgan. Morgan wants to know when lawyers stop giving advice and do what they're told. Diane laughs at his rudeness and quips how he sounds just like his father. After, Diane listens to Morgan's version of what happened to his marriage. It sounds like Morgan perpetrated fraud but asks him to write down everything he remembers about his relationship with Kiki. He worries she'll take Michael's side. Diane admits she cares for Michael and blames herself for his going to jail. Before leaving, she reminds Morgan that Michael has two fathers and he has only one.
Carly rushes to Franco's side when Derek knocks him out at the gym. Carly's concerned and wants to know why they are sparring. Franco just had brain surgery and doesn't know anything about boxing. He believes he's more resilient than she thinks but Carly helps him up to take him to the hospital. She shoots Derek a dirty look when he asks if their lunch date is still on. Later, Ava stops by eager to have Derek sign Diane's contract. She brags about all the money they can make off of Franco. Derek's not interested. Someone might find out he's her silent party. He's already established as someone interested in art so she doesn't see that being a problem. Derek thinks it's worth taking the chance, especially to see the look on Franco's face now that they're fighting over Carly. Ava's surprised and annoyed at his interest in Carly. She wants him to be careful.
At the Metro Court, Franco takes advantage of Carly's attentions. She wants him to go to the hospital. He'd rather kiss her but Carly thinks he should kiss his 'groupie' Diane. Franco doesn't have groupies anymore. He declares he's not sleeping with Diane. She's not convinced. As Franco repeats that there is nothing going on, Diane barges in saying, "Franco, I need you now." Carly doesn't want to hear it and leaves.
Ava returns to the penthouse and leaves Morgan alone. He looks in Ava's bag and notices Derek Wells' signature on Diane's contract.
Carly returns to the gym and asks Derek if the invitation to lunch is still open.
Tomorrow’s Port Charles spoilers for General Hospital:
Sonny wants to talk to Duke about an old friend of his.
Mac wonders what's bothering Robert.
Nikolas tells Britt that Anna left a message about her mother.
Patrick is convinced he heard Robin.
Robin is excited to see Anna.
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