This week started off with Elizabeth showing off her engagement ring and ended with an emotional meeting between Morgan and Kiki. She knows he cheated with her mother!! Will she listen to him or just walk away from their relationship? Time will tell for them, as it will for other fine citizens of Port Charles. There is so much happening as a result of Silas Clay’s death. Who really killed him? It looks like Ava, but who really knows? After all, we are talking about Port Charles and General Hospital. Two places that thrive on drama, adultery, murder and mob wars.
Elizabeth shows Patrick her engagement ring. They are talking when Obrecht comes by. Elizabeth shows her a plastic bag with the glass containing Ava’s DNA on it and asks if she wants it back from Brad. She says no and tells her to discard it. Her behavior makes both Elizabeth and Patrick wonder what she is up to or is it just their peculiar chief of staff having a normal day? Elizabeth and Patrick talk about Jake not having a past and who he may really be? Patrick worries because he had bomb-making knowledge and he held people at gunpoint. He feels Elizabeth may be in danger if she doesn’t know about his past. She tries to reassure him that she wants to be with Jake. Elizabeth takes the focus off her and asks Patrick when he plans to propose to Sam. He says that others are also grilling him about them getting married. He says that Sam still thinks of Jason often, and he feels they are not ready for that step yet. At that time, Sam comes into GH and sees Patrick and Elizabeth at the desk talking. She tells them that she had spoken with her mother.
Nathan tells Maxie that Nina told him that Silas took the baby even though it looked like she did it. Nathan also says that Madeline and Rick are trying to steal Nina’s money for themselves. At that time, his phone rings. Rick calls him to tell him to look at his phone. He is sending him a text and he wants that person picked up and brought to the station. It is the picture of Nina kneeling over Silas’ body with the knife that killed him.
Dante and Nathan talk about Nina and Ava. Nathan tells Dante that Nina did not kill Silas. Looking through a list of people who went up to Julian’s penthouse, they find out Morgan was there within the time Ava was there. They try to break the case when Nathan thinks he may have found something.
Scott and Denise to argue about her being Ava, as Denise sits on the stand at Franco’s trial. It seems that Scotty has a DNA test done (with Obrecht’s help, of course). Denise finally admits that she is really Ava Jerome. She then shows Scotty and the judge a picture on her phone of Nina sitting over Silas’ body with a knife. Ava says Nina killed Silas, not her. Rick then asks for a recess to bring in his wife.
Kiki and Ava have a tearful reunion as mother and daughter. Ava tells Kiki and Morgan that she is sorry she deceived both of them. Rick reads Ava her rights and the bailiff leads her away. Kiki wants to go to talk to her mom. Morgan tries to stop her. He tells her he can’t come with her and Ava now, because of their past. So, Kiki goes to see Ava alone. Kiki asks her mother if she killed her father. Of course, Ava denies it and tells Kiki the story of her cancer and treatment. Kiki listens to her story of how Ava loves her daughters. Ava promises to make it up to Kiki.
Morgan goes to see Ava. After they talk, Morgan tells her that she is a perfect stranger to him. He says he was played just like everyone else. Ava tells him that she loves him. Morgan asks why she didn’t tell him right away who she really was. She sys she did not trust him since he turned her over to Sonny after Avery was born. Ava then tells Morgan that he had to know it was her/ He should have known from their touches, kisses and when they made love. She says they can have it again. Morgan tells her that she is going to prison, so they can’t be together. He then tells her that their love was sick, and she needs to promise not to tell Kiki about them. Ava continues to tell Morgan that she loves him. He says it can’t work out. It will only hurt Kiki and they have to let go of each other. He begs her not to tell Ava about them and she promises not to tell her.
Julian finds Ava crying in her cell. He says he has an update on her tape. He goes on to tell Ava that they shut down the DA’s office and he couldn’t get the tape. Ava asks Julian if he is really the one making trouble for Sonny. He avoids answering the question. Ava tells Julian that Morgan wants to be with her daughter instead of with her. She tells him that she loves Morgan and how she feels without him. Julian tells her that she can be strong without Morgan. She then begs Julian not to tell Kiki about her and Morgan.
Sonny goes to the jail to see Ava. He tells her that it is 2 years today that she killed Connie. They talk about both Connie and AJ’s deaths. He tells Ava that she will never be involved in Avery’s life. He then tells her that Avery now calls Carly, “Mommy”. He tells her that he is marrying Carly and she will be Avery’s mother. Sonny says he will take her daughter away from her just like she took his son away from him and Carly. Ava says that Morgan had always wanted her. Sonny asks her what Kiki will do when she finds out about her and Morgan and Ava. Sonny threatens to tell Kiki about her and Morgan sleeping together. Sonny says she has no way out this time and Avery will have no memory of her mother!
Carly tells Sonny that they will be married next week since everything is being arranged. He tells her that he went to see Ava. He tells Carly that he told Ava that he will see this case through and when Ava goes to jail, they will throw away the key! Carly feels that Ava will tell Morgan that she came back for him. They discuss together that they feel Morgan could be bipolar like Sonny. Carly feels that Ava could get into Morgan’s head. Sonny wants to wait until after the wedding to talk to Morgan about seeing a psychiatrist. Morgan comes in to see his parents and tells them that he is done with Ava. Morgan says he feels free. Carly and Sonny talk with him about his behavior changes and Morgan questions if he is doing anything wrong. They tell him they want him to see Dr. Kevin Collins, and he feels that they think he is crazy. Sonny tells him he may have bipolar like him. Morgan says he is doing everything right now. Sonny and Carly tell him he has a pattern, outbursts, manic episodes, and depression. Morgan says he is not sick. Sonny goes on to tell him that Carly and Jason helped him and he does not like taking his medication. But, he changes into someone else if he doesn’t take his medication. Sonny tells his don that he does not want him to go through what he did. Sonny and Carly just want to have him evaluated. Morgan says he doesn’t need a doctor. He says everything is OK right now and he appreciates their concerns. He then leaves to go see Kiki at Silas’ apartment.
Kiki goes to see Franco. Franco tells her that Ava was there in the room when Silas died. She says she believes her mom when she says she didn’t kill Silas. He tells Kiki that Nina tried to help Silas by pulling put the knife. They talk back and forth and Kiki asks Franco why he did not tell her that her mom was alive. She asks how long he knew Denise was her mom. He said he kept quiet because he was trying to help Nina. He says he had known since the Fourth of July that Denise was Ava. He said Ava asked him to get the tape with her confession of killing Connie in exchange for the picture she had of Nina with the knife. Franco told her he would do anything to save Nina. He told Kiki that when he saw Silas in Scott’s office, they argued. Kiki then told Franco that she thinks she knows what her dad wanted to tell her. Franco, then, says there is more. He tells her that he didn’t want make her feel more pain, but tells her that her mother is a liar! Franco then tells Kiki about her mother and Morgan sleeping together! Kiki asks how he knew. and he tells her that Ava admitted it to him. Kiki is upset and asks Franco if Morgan killed her dad. When she leaves, Kiki is upset with Franco, Morgan and her mom. She goes to her dad’s apartment next, and she sees a picture of her and her dad. She asks her dad if that was what he wanted to tell her. Morgan then knocks on the door. She opens the door and glares at him!
Before this, Morgan relives his time with Denise in bed while he is alone at Sonny’s. He throws a glass and breaks it. Kiki arrives and asks why he is so upset. He tells her that Ava killed Silas. Kiki is confused and wants to believe her mom, but Morgan does not. Morgan apologizes to her and tells her that he can make her happy
Nina and Ava meet at the station. Ava tells Nina that she’s going down and Nina tells Ava that she knows she killed Silas. Franco sends Nina a juice box drink over to Nina as they stand, looking lovingly at each other in facing cells. They talk over their drinks and admit that they love each other. Nina tells Franco that Nathan agrees with them that Rick and Madeline are trying to get their hands on her money. Franco then asks her if she has had any more hallucinations. She says they stopped when she left the hotel room. She remembers the time she heard crying and saw a baby’s crib in the hotel room, then left to collect herself, returned to the room, and heard no baby crying and saw no crib after she returned to the living room. Franco tells her that Rick was trying to drive her over the edge. Nina realizes that it was Rick all the time trying to drive her crazy. She then says that her brother will help her.
Julian goes to see Sonny. They accuse each other of setting up the other. Sonny tells Julian that eventually Alexis will not believe him and she will hate him for lying to her over and over again.
Sam and Alexis talk at Julian’s penthouse while they wait for him. They talk about Julian being out of the mob, and if they believe him this time. Alexis tells Sam she will stand by him. Alexis asks Sam if she and Patrick are close to a permanent relationship and Sam tries to avoid answering it. Julian arrives home to find Alexis waiting for him. She tells him that he missed Sam. He wonders what is taking Denise so long.
Scott tries to have charges against Franco dropped. Franco stands up and admits that he did kill Silas and Nina is innocent. The judge asks him why he now admits it after denying it earlier. Rick and the judge agree to send Franco to trial.
Nina is waiting for her hearing to begin. Madeline comes in and overhears Alexis telling Nina to put herself first. Nina tells her mom that she is not going to sign the documents giving her and Rick her money! Nina questions where Rick is, and Alexis says he has to recuse himself from her trial, because he is her husband. When the judge comes in, Nina states ‘Not Guilty’ and also “Franco is also not guilty”. She keeps babbling on in her special way about Franco being innocent when Rick walks into the courtroom. Nina is denied bail and is held over for trial.
Madeline asks Rick if he got the documents, and he said he hit a snag. He tells her that they think he may have killed Silas. Rick was released, and he has the documents in his hands. He then asks Madeline how she got Silas to sign another document before.
Nina and Franco see each other in jail. Their cells are across from each other! Nina tells Franco she believes in him and they will get out of this together. Nina sees Franco after her arraignment. She tells him that she did not let Rick and her mom know that she knows they are trying to get her money and trying to drive her crazy.
Tracey watches TV and sees Dillon’s script on the coffee table. At first, she says she won’t look at it. Then, she picks it up and starts to read it. Paul comes in, and they talk. Paul tells her that Dillon‘s movie is going to be made after all. She worries that he gave his stock to Nicholas to fund it. Paul tells her that he gave their son the money. Paul talks about the years he wasn’t there for his son. He then offers Tracey someone to lean on. She refuses to lean on him. He suggests that they lean on each other, because he knows she still thinks about Luke. Tracey thinks that Paul just wants to sleep with her again. In the end, they decide to become friends by having dinner together as a start. They start the evening with a toast to their son!
Dillon and Lulu are at the Haunted Star, and his equipment continues to arrive. He tells her that Valerie is pregnant! She looks shocked and he tells her he was only kidding, because she is always trying to marry him off. Lulu tells him that she is OK with him dating Valerie. Dillon then asks Lulu to read his script with its new parts, with him. After they read, Valerie and Dante arrive, and Dante tells Lulu that Denise is really Ava! Prior to going to the Haunted Star, Valerie tells Dante that she is now living with Carly. She left Windermere because of all the drama, especially after Hayden arrived. She wants to get her own place since she is used to living alone. They decide they crossed the line by sleeping together.
Dillon wants Lulu to be his leading lady after the other woman cannot do it anymore. She says she is not an actress and refuses. Maxie comes back and tries to convince Lulu after Dillon asks her to talk to Lulu. After Maxie talks with Lulu, she says she can’t do it. But, she says, Maxie can!
Maxie is at the Haunted Star waiting for someone when Dillon appears. Maxie tells him that he hasn’t changed, and he hurt Georgie so much. They discuss their past lives and all the mistakes they both made with other people. He apologizes for being a “jerk” and not coming back for Georgie’s funeral. He said he did not know how to deal with her death. After they continue talking, he asks her if she knows anything about costume designs. She asks about the budget? He says “93 cents”! She says she cannot do it without money, but she has a friend who may be able to help him for Georgie’s sake.
Carly and Sonny talk about Denise being Ava. Carly is surprised when Sonny tells her the story of Ava/Denise and Silas. He then tells her about Avery’s involvement with giving Ava bone marrow to save her life. They both come to the conclusion that they know why Morgan is so attracted to Denise. Morgan comes to see his parents. Morgan is upset, because Denise is really Ava.
While Rick is talking on the phone to the mayor, Madeline rushes in, yells at him and asks why her daughter is in his jail. He tells Madeline that Ava helped them by taking the picture of Nina holding the knife over Silas. She tells him that Nina did not sign the papers before she was arrested. Madeline decides that Rick should go to see Nathan, because he was now the one who has the papers. Madeline tells Rick that as her husband and DA, he can get Nina to sign the papers. Rick agree after thinking about all the money he will have soon!!!
Alexis comes to see Julian in the morning about Denise and Ava after she sees the newspaper headline. They discuss Ava and he tells Alexis that Ava told him yesterday that she was really Ava. Julian thinks about the talk he had with Ava prior to her arrest. Alexis tells him she is representing Nina and cannot represent Ava.
Julian goes to the DA’s office and overhears Rick talking about him and Ava. After Rick is off the phone and he goes into the office, he tells Rick that he is doing Sonny’s dirty work. Rick says that his case precedes his appointment and he has a recording of Ava’s admission that she killed Connie. Rick then says that both he and Ava are going to jail. Julian threatens to use his newspaper to hurt Rick. At that time, Rick receives a text from Madeline and leaves. He fails to close and lock his office door. Julian goes inside and starts to look for Ava’s recording and Jordan comes in. He says he is waiting for Rick to return, but Jordan says that the office is closed so she can collect evidence for an ongoing investigation!
Dante and Nathan tell Jordan they think they have the killer. She tells them that she just talked with the mayor and she wants this case cleared up right away. Nathan and Dante arrest Rick for Silas’ murder!!! Rick says he did not kill Silas, but they say they have evidence to incriminate him.
Will Kiki let Morgan know that she knows about him sleeping with her mother behind her back? Will Morgan go over the edge after she confronts him? Tune in next week for more exciting new backstabbing events in Port Charles.