Reality is finally setting in for Michael's sad mother, Kate can't keep her secret any longer and Alexis sees the light today too.
Lulu tells Johnny to keep driving. He asks if there's any particular reason they are going somewhere together and Lulu says because his father wants them to. She explains that Anthony threatened to send Luke to prison for money laundering if she didn't make his son happy. Johnny tells Lulu that his father using her is exactly what he was worried about and for now they have to play along and act like they are together. Lulu says that she doesn't have to pretend because she still cares about him. Johnny says that they will appear to be a couple just long enough for him to get his father put away for good. She asks why he would do that and risk his inheritance and Johnny says it's the only way she'll ever be safe.
Claudia and Jerry are on the waterfront trying to come to an agreement about how to proceed with keeping Sonny in the dark about their involvement with Ian. They both threaten to expose the other. Jerry warns about Johnny's safety and Claudia returns the favor by bringing Jax into the mix. As Jerry puts the squeeze on Claudia for emphasis, he suddenly decides to kiss her. They no sooner lock lips when Alexis comes upon them. Jerry tries to act casual and Alexis tries to control her anger. Claudia smiles and tells her that she and Jerry are business partners and then leaves. Jerry tries to explain, but Alexis tells him to get a different attorney. He tells her that he simply gave in to Claudia's hotness for a moment and it's a result of the back 'n forth tango between them. Alexis tells him that she doesn't care what he does, and he tells her that jealousy looks good on her.
Jax tells Carly that it's understandable that seeing the long-term care facility for the first time was hard for her. Carly tries to pull herself together and clean up the mess she made. As they pick up the broken items from the floor, Carly says that she'd like to paint the room blue for Michael. They apologize to the administrator for her initial reaction and tell her that they will be bringing Michael stay with them.
At Crimson, Sonny tells Jason that there's no way Kate would have anything to do with Michael's shooter. Kate asks Sonny to let Jason leave so she can discuss some things with him in private. Jason leaves without saying a word. Sonny starts to apologize for what Jason accused her of, but she interrupts and admits that she paid Ian a million dollars to leave town. He remains frozen in place as she explains that she was concerned about his quest for vengeance. She says that she wanted to stop the cycle of violence. "It wasn't your call to make," Sonny tells her. He feels as if she didn't protect him, she protected the man who shot his son. He calls it betrayal and leaves.
Luke is having a private poker game on The Haunted Star so that Sam can sit in and show her gambling prowess. As Sam rakes in the chips, Tracy shows up. She's upset to find Luke playing instead of working on his books and tells him that he is a waste of her energy. Luke pulls her aside and tells her that he's trying to meet her halfway and she tells him to get rid of the Zaccharas then. Detective Harper enters and tells them all that they are in violation of a court order.
Nadine pops into Nik's room to check on him before she starts her shift. As they talk, Patrick and Robin come in and Nik asks Nadine to stay while they tell him his prognosis. Patrick says the surgery was a complete success and he could just outlive them all.
Jason rushes over to GH to see Michael and proceeds to tell him about Kate paying Devlin off. He stops himself midway through the story and says that none of this should be in Michael's life. He sits down and tells him that Carly wanted to come to the warehouse to get him that night, but he didn't let her. He wishes that he was there to protect him like his father couldn't. Carly comes in and tells Jason that Michael will get excellent care at the new place and will be transferred soon. She tells Jason about the tantrum she threw when it finally hit her that her little boy will live in that room and eat from a tube for the rest of his life. Carly wonders if Morgan will remember Michael playing with him or the sound of his laugh. She cries and hopes that his spirit is at the place that he loves - the beach.
Jax goes into Kate's office and finds her crying. He offers her a handkerchief and asks her to trust him enough to tell him what's wrong. "You'll be happy to know that Sonny and I are done," she tells him through her tears. Without going into detail, she tells Jax that she loves Sonny but can't be a part of it all anymore. Jax is sorry that she's hurt.
Sonny storms onto The Haunted Star looking for a drinking buddy but Luke is nowhere to be found. Claudia, however, is. Sonny tells her even though she's a lying tramp, at least she doesn't pretend to be anything else. As she pours herself a drink, Claudia appears to be flattered rather than insulted.
Johnny and Lulu report to Anthony to tell him that nothing he can do will keep them apart. Anthony tells Johnny not to let it affect business and leaves the room. After he's gone, Johnny kisses Lulu (in case Anthony looks back). He does.
Alexis has called Luke to meet her at the Elm Street pier. She claims that she wants to do him a favor, but before she gets down to business she wants his manly opinion on something. She asks him what is so alluring about a woman who dresses like a streetwalker and "vomits her sexuality on the lap of every man she meets?" Luke is confused for a minute, and then says that she clearly caught her man with his hands in Claudia Zachhara's cookie jar. Alexis says that if Jerry Jacks wants to crawl into bed with a blow-up doll she doesn't care. Now that that's settled, Luke wants to know why she called him, unless she wanted him to become her girlfriend all of a sudden. She tells him that the D.A.'s office got word of the fact that he made $500,000 too quickly on his opening night and because they are girlfriends now, she's going to turn her head this time.
Next on General Hospital:
Luke dresses up and buys Tracy a ring.
Robin considers doing a video diary of her pregnancy.
Kate overhears Sonny talking to Michael about her.
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