The shoot-out at the warehouse has serious consequences, Diane visits Ava about a mysterious phone call and Patrick says goodbye to someone.
At the apartment, Sabrina gives Patrick his gift and explains she's taking Felix's advice to not jump to conclusions since he hadn't made his decision yet. He didn't realize she'd be alone and admits it's why he's there. Sabrina knows he needed time and she made a vow to stick with him. He wants her to remember he made a vow to stick with her too but it won't take away the hurt. She asks if he's going back to Robin and he confirms he is. He loves her and all she's done for him and Emma but Robin's his wife and the mother of his child. She asks him not to keep saying he's sorry. He doesn't know what to do to make it okay and hopes she can forgive him someday. Sabrina says it's time to say goodbye. They hug and she gives him the rings back.
At home, Robin hugs Robert who's dressed as Santa. He sees she's not in the holiday spirit. She's giving Patrick time. Emma knows that Santa is grandpa and opens his present of a didgeridoo. He teaches her how to use it while Duke texts Sonny that Anna's on the way after she leaves for the warehouse when she's alerted to the shooting. Later, Patrick arrives after all have left to say he's where he belongs for good. If she'll have him, he wants her back. She says, "Of course I will."
Carlos is holding TJ hostage when Julian and Morgan arrive at the warehouse. Julian won't leave without Carlos and shoots first. TJ scrambles out of the way while Carlos knocks out Max. Shawn covers TJ after Sonny's warning before he shoots Carlos. Carlos escapes out the back and Shawn gets TJ out at Sonny's request. Julian runs out of bullets and yells to Morgan to shoot Sonny as they face-off. Sonny won't point a gun at his son and warns Morgan that he won't be able to live with shooting his father. Morgan's startled and shoots Max when he comes around the corner. He drops the gun and Sonny goes to Max's side. Morgan didn't mean it. Sonny asks him to prove it and to put pressure on Max's wound. Julian yells, "It's now or never, Morgan!" Morgan runs off while Sonny calls 911. Max keeps saying, "Morgan shot me." Anna arrives and Sonny lies saying he shot Max when she asks but Anna's seen all the shell casings and reads Sonny his rights.
Ava finds Molly waiting for Morgan and Julian at the penthouse. Ava's angry that Julian dragged Morgan into this. Molly loves TJ and worries something will happen to him. Ava's guy is out there too. She asks Molly to trust her, everything will be okay. When Diane arrives, Ava says Molly's doing a story on her gallery for her high school paper. Diane pulls her aside and asks why the NYPD would be contacting her about Ava. She has no idea but Diane believes it has to do with Franco's fraud and wants them to have a united front. Ava promises not to say a thing if she's contacted. Morgan and Julian come back as Diane rushes off after being alerted that Max was shot. Molly leaves after Julian explains her friend is okay. Ava's angry that blood was spilled when Julian tells her that Sonny shot Carlos and Morgan admits he shot Max. Ava goes to Morgan. Max has always taken care of him, what if he dies because of him? Julian won't let him go to General Hospital. They suggest he call under a false name to check on Max.
Silas is ready to leave General Hospital with Sam when he's asked to stay for a patient. They find Rafe in the exam room with ice on his knuckles. He claims he hit the wall after thinking his and Taylor's plan may have brought Molly and TJ closer together. Silas ignores two incoming restricted calls before being called to handle a gunshot wound. After he leaves, another comes in while Sam is talking to Rafe. In emergency, Diane screams that Silas will have to work around her when he arrives. A nurse refuses to give Morgan information when he calls.
Shawn confronts TJ at Kelly's. He needs to know where TJ got his story about Carlos. Molly arrives and hugs TJ. She's so upset that Max got shot and asks if anyone else got her. TJ says, "They got Carlos." Shawn thinks it's time for Molly to go home but doesn't want TJ to go – it's not safe. TJ refuses.
Back at Sabrina's, she's alone crying when Carlos arrives bleeding and needing her help.
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