Carly learns she failed
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Dante meets up with Cody at Kelly’s. Cody is eating breakfast for lunch and explains he had a long night. Dante assumes he was out with Britt, but he wasn’t. Dante says if it’s over with Britt then he dodged a bullet as she’s only out for number one. Dante switches the topic to what’s going on with Mac and if he’s still gunning for him. Cody isn’t worried about Mac any longer, but before he can tell him why, Dante gets called to work.

Dante questions Cody GH

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At the hospital, Maxie asks to speak with Britt in private, so they take a walk. Maxie asks her honest opinion about Cody. Britt hasn’t seen him in days and is happy to never see him again. Maxie thought they were dating, but Britt says she’s barely heard from him lately and he has not reached out to make plans. Maxie explains he’s had a lot on his mind lately and realizes she doesn’t know what’s going on with him. She fills her in on the possibility that Cody is Mac’s son.

Maxie and Britt talk Cody GH

Britt laughs at how unfair life is as Cody gets someone like Mac as a father while her long-lost relative was Peter. Maxie doesn’t understand why Cody won’t take the DNA test to find out for sure. Britt understands given what Peter did to their lives, and she admits she still has that box of artifacts he left her. She believes someday she’ll figure out why he left them to her. They get back to discussing Cody, and Britt thinks perhaps he hasn’t blown her off. Maxie realizes Britt likes him. Britt asks Maxie’s opinion of him. Maxie kind of likes him, but believes there is something sketchy about him as well. Britt agrees. Maxie suggests Britt just talk to him and put all her cards out on the table.

Sam runs into Spinelli and he feels he owes Sam an apology for confiding in her about Cody because he’s made her an accessory to his crimes. He was so focused on perfecting his app that he created a monster that is the key to cracking the internet. Sam tells him he is a genius, and that he wasn’t trying to hurt anyone. She also advises him to never tell anyone about the algorithm. Sam also plans to speak with Cody about the blackmail and find out what he’s after.

Spinelli walks in on Maxie and Britt discussing Cody and makes a face. Britt leaves them to talk alone. Maxie and Spinelli make plans for Spinelli to come to sit for the kids as Maxie has a date with Austin. She also wishes Spinelli would use his Society Setups algorithm to find a date of his own because she wants to see him happy.

Dante and Maxie chat GH

Dante runs into Britt, and she asks him if he’s seen Cody lately. He has and says no more. She asks what his problem is, and if he thinks she’s not good enough for his friend. Dante reminds her they have a history, and he just doesn’t want to see her jerk his friend around.

Britt scoffs at Dante GH

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Back at Kelly’s, Sam thanks Cody for meeting with her. He asks if he’s in trouble. She admits he is, for blackmailing her friend Spinelli. He thinks that’s too harsh of a word, and all he asked for was a date with Britt. He has no intention of spilling Spinelli’s secret.

Sam grills Cody GH

Sam asks why Cody was so intent on seeing Britt. He thinks back to learning Faison was her father, and Sam assumes he has a con going on. He says there is no con, and he reminds her that he didn’t make a great first impression on Britt so he used Spinelli to help him get in with her. He also thanks her for not telling Dante, but knows it would also get her friend Spinelli in trouble. Sam will take Cody for his word but warns him if he hurts Spinelli then he’ll wish he was never born.

Cody has a secret GH

Later, Britt approaches Cody and says they need to talk.

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At Deception, Lucy gets a call from Anna, who once again tries to steer her away from Victor. Lucy assures her that she can handle herself and hangs up on Anna.

In Victor’s suite, Johann hands him a black box and offers to take care of Lucy for him, but Victor says he’ll take care of her in his own time. He swears Lucy will be taught a lesson, and the severity of it depends on whether she’s working for someone else or was just overly curious.

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Victor drops by to see Lucy at her office. He brings a gift, a diamond necklace in the box Johann gave him earlier. He puts the necklace around her neck and tells her it looks stunning on her. She has no idea how to thank him. Martin enters and says, “I’m sure he has a couple of ideas.”

Victor visits Lucy GH

Lucy runs over and hugs Martin and assures him that he has it all wrong. She explains Victor has become a friend and support system for her while he was away. Martin sees the diamonds on her and notes he’s a generous friend. He wonders what Victor is doing here. Victor responds, “Should I tell him or should you Lucy?” Lucy explains Victor is interested in investing in Deception. Martin asks Victor to see himself out.

MArtin upset with Lucy GH

Victor leaves, and Lucy swears to Martin this isn’t what it looks like. Lucy explains she’s working with Anna to spy on Victor. She swears she did this for him so he could come home, and Anna forced her to do this. He notes Anna never told him any of this, and she called him just last night and ordered him to come home. Lucy curses Anna, knowing she brought him back to stop her from working Victor. Lucy swears nothing is going on between her and Victor, and they passionately kiss. Lucy tells him they’ll get everything they want as soon as she gets Anna out of the way. She then rushes out.

MArtin and Lucy argue GH

At Anna’s place, she lets Robert know the deputy mayor is one of Victor’s accomplices. Robert asks to know everything, starting with the source. She admits it is Lucy, and he can’t believe she brought someone like Lucy in on this. Anna swears she’s handling her, and Ashby could be their leverage in nailing Victor. Anna details her plan off-camera and he believes it may work. However, he doesn’t like Valentin’s part in it as he doesn’t trust him. She understands that but asks him to trust her. He does and wants Victor to pay for killing Luke.

Robert and Anna plot GH

Robert admits he misses the old days, and takes a dig at Valentin saying at least with him she had a partner she could trust. Anna points out he hasn’t been anyone’s partner for a long time. Robert says he’s doing fine, but Anna thinks that’s not an answer. Anna feels he has walled himself up with work and asks if he doesn’t want more. Robert admits he misses having a special someone. He agrees to think about dating again, just as soon as they take out Victor.

Anna wants Robert to date GH

Victor returns to his suite and boots up his computer and puts in earphones. He listens in on the bug in Lucy’s necklace.

Lucy heads to Anna’s place, barges in, and rants at her for butting into her life.

Down in Jacksonville, Carly is surprised when Bobbie shows up to check on her. Bobbie thought she could use backup given what she’s been up against. They grab a table at the hotel restaurant, and Carly updates her on everything, including Peyton’s dredging up Reece’s accident. She says fortunately Drew helped her forgive herself and let go of that guilt. Bobbie is proud of her. Carly feels coming here gave her closure, and Drew made all the difference. Bobbie can see she has her self-confidence back. Bobbie decides to go check in, and Carly settles her tab.

Bobbie arrives in Jacksonville GH

Peyton appears and doesn’t look pleased. Carly asks how the guild voted, and Peyton tells her the parkway won’t be rerouted and she failed. Carly will have to move Virginia’s grave.

Peyton gloats GH

On the next General Hospital: Lucy orders Anna to stay out of her way. Victor notes to Valentin that he’s not the only one holding back. Carly rants at Peyton and asks if she left anything out. Britt wonders why Cody hasn’t taken a DNA test. Felicia asks Scott if anything has jogged his memory.

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