The week in Port Charles started with Maxie reading for a leading role in an independent film and ended with Sonny being shot by an unknown assassin! Will he survive or is this the end of Sonny Corinthos? Morgan is having trouble believing he may be bi-polar while Kiki is dealing with betrayal from her mother and boyfriend. Rick schemes to get Madeline out of the picture so he can have all of Nina’s inheritance to himself. Nina and Franco talk about their love for one another and how they want to be together. Sonny and Carly look forward to another chance (#5) to get achieve marital bliss. Anna returns home from Scotland to find she can help Sam get ELQ back for Michael if she turns in Nicholas’ involvement in the mayoral tempering.
Maxie encourages Lulu to act in Dillon’s movie. Dillon, in turn, asks Maxie to read for him. Maxie reads for the part and Dillon says she is perfect for it. Maxie decides to be the lead actress in the movie and promises to give it her all. Lulu, Maxie, and Dillon are extremely happy to be working together, again!
Nathan and Dante wait to see if Rick can get Madeline to admit that she killed Silas. Nathan and Dante find that Madeline forged Silas’ signature after he was dead.
TJ tells Sonny and Carly that Rick may be in police custody. Sonny leaves to go to the station to see his brother. Carly tells TJ that Sonny wants to believe that Rick has changed. When he gets to the station, Jordan tells Sonny that Rick is wearing a wire to get the real killer to admit to the crime.
Rick asks Madeline how she got Silas’ signature on a specific paper on the same day he died. She tells him she needed his signature so he had no right to Nina’s money. Madeline goes on to tell Rick that Silas was the one who kidnapped Avery and not Nina. Rick then asks Madeline if she killed Silas. She remembers picking up the knife and stabbing Silas. After he died, she forged his signature on the document. Madeline admits that she “killed the son of a bitch”! She says she was in the apartment when Nina and Franco were there. Nina was trying to help Silas by pulling out the knife. She also tells him she left when Franco went into the other room. At that time, Rick shows her he is wearing a wire! The police rush in and arrest Madeline.
Kiki is talking to a picture of her dad. Morgan knocks on the door and she lets him in. Morgan tells her that he will fix anything between them that is wrong. Morgan wants her to go to his mom’s house with him so she doesn’t have to be alone in the apartment that she shared with her dad. Kiki wants to stay in the apartment. They discuss their first relationship and how it ended. Kiki then drops the bombshell that she knows he slept with her mother! He finally admits it after denying it. She throws him out of the apartment. He tries to keep holding on to Kiki by begging her to stay with him.
Michael finds Morgan yelling at the bartender. Morgan tells him that he and Kiki are over and that he slept with her mom. Morgan says he accepts that he was wrong sleeping with Ava. Michael asks him if he knows why he is acting irrationally? He tells Morgan that he needs to find out if he is bi-polar. Morgan tells Michael that he needs to go to the wedding and he needs to forgive Sonny. Morgan decides he must man up, and Michael tells him that he will always be there for him.
Kiki goes to the police station to see her mom. Ava says she has had a miserable day and Kiki tells her she is having a bad day too. Kiki goes on to tell Ava that she knows she is sleeping with her boyfriend. Ava tries to deny it, but Kiki tells her she wants to know why they did it? Ava tries to justify their connection. Ava tells Kiki that she is the reason she came back and Kiki tells her that she is a liar! Kiki tells her that she never wants to see her again. Ava begs Kiki; but Kiki tells her that Avery is free of being tainted by her. Kiki also says that she has lost her little sister because of her. Kiki goes on to tell Ava that she has no daughters and she has nothing when she wakes up tomorrow morning.
Carly is talking to Avery. She tells Avery that her dad and she are getting married tomorrow. Sonny comes in and hears Carly. Carly tells Sonny that she spoke with Michael so he can talk with Morgan. Sonny talks to Avery about her brother, Michael, and how he hopes he will come to the wedding. Sonny and Carly talk and he tells her that she is the perfect wife for him. Carly says he has the magic touch with Avery, and she leaves him on the eve of their wedding. Carly says she can’t spend the night before her wedding with the groom because it is not proper, and he needs time to work on his vows!
Julian talks to a picture of Ava in his bedroom when Alexis walks in. Alexis tells him that Madeline killed Silas after she overheard him talking with Ava. She also tells she is leaving town tomorrow to help Christina through a breakup with her boyfriend. Alexis tells Julian that she believes in him. She offers to call Diane for Ava, and he accepts. Passion ignites between them the night before Alexis leaves to visit Kristina at school. What will Alexis do when she finds out that Sonny had been shot?
Nina and Franco talk about neither of them having killed Silas. Franco then tells her that her mother killed Silas, and she was in the apartment when they were there. Franco is telling her that he can finally be together as Madeline comes by their cells. Madeline tries to talk to Nina about Rick and admits she killed Silas for the money. Nina tells her mom that she hates her and tells the guard to get her out of there. Franco consoles Nina and tells her she is free of her mom. He goes on to tell Nina that she is safe with him. Will Nina leave Rick or will Rick blackmail her in some way to keep her with him so he can take her money?
Nathan tells Maxie that he arrested Silas’ killer and Madeline walks into the station room in an orange jumpsuit. Maxie tells Madeline that she was wrong to kill Silas. Madeline tells Maxie that she may end up like Silas if she doesn’t shut her mouth! Nathan tells Madeline that he is going to send her to Pentonville as she is lead out of the room. Maxie tries to console Nathan and tells him that she is going to be in a movie. They leave the station and go home.
TJ calls Molly to meet him at Kellys. Molly arrives and TJ shows her a cake he made that is a disaster. They work together to fix the cake. They finally decide to make a new cake. After Molly leaves to go to freshman orientation at PCU, TJ walks out of Kellys with the cake to go to Sonny’s house. After he goes out the door, two men kidnap him. He drops the cake on the cement in front of Kellys.
Jordan tells Nathan and Dante that she had to release Charlie because of Mayor Lomax. Will this mistake cause Sonny his life? Will Charlie leave town? Is Julian still a threat to Sonny or is there another crime boss trying to take over Sonny’s territory?
Sonny calls Carly on the morning of their wedding. While she is talking with him, someone knocks on the door. She sees Jake on her doorstep and tells Sonny that it is a flower delivery. Jake has brought her flowers, but she doesn’t tell Sonny that it is him. Carly tells him that Morgan may be bi-polar and he would have inherited it from Sonny. Carly feels that Michael will still come to the wedding and also help his brother. Jake tells Carly that she will be a beautiful bride and wishes her well.
Michael has a dream of Sonny on the night Connie died when Sonny promised him that he would not hurt AJ. Michael tells Sabrina about Morgan and Kiki breaking up and the reason why. He tells her that Morgan is afraid to go to the wedding. Michael feels that he did not help his brother last night, and maybe he should go to the wedding for his brother—but not for Sonny. He asks Sabrina to go with him and she agrees.
Morgan comes to see Sonny holding a liquor bottle. He tells his dad that Kiki found out about him and Ava. He also says he partied all night and tries to blame Sonny if he is bi-polar. Morgan tells Sonny he feels that he is nothing next to Michael. Sonny tries to talk to Morgan about bi-polar and getting treated. Sonny tells him he will always be there for him and Morgan decides that he will see a doctor.
Emma stalls on the first day of school. The doorbell rings and Emma answers. Anna arrives back from Scotland. Anna brings Emma a stuffed animal to remind her of Duke. Sam helps Emma get ready for school while Anna and Patrick talk. Anna tells Patrick she tried to see Robin when she went to Paris without success. Sam comes into the room with Emma and Patrick takes her to school. Anna and Sam talk. Sam tells Anna that she is trying to get ELQ back for Michael, and she could use Anna’s help if she’s available. Anna agrees and tells her that Nikolas rigged the mayoral race. Anna says she will talk to Sloane about helping her with Nikolas. Sam calls Jake and tells him that they have Nikolas where they want him. Jake and Sam meet and go to Windemere to see Nikolas.
Nikolas and Hayden are having breakfast and Spencer comes in wearing a suit and tie for his first day of school. He tells his dad that he has changed because of Emma. He goes on to say to Nicholas that maybe he and Hayden should get back together. Spencer is sent off to school, and Nicholas and Hayden talk. Nicholas offers to stay home with Hayden. When they bump into each other, Hayden remembers a previous time they shared. They talk about their on-again, off-again relationship. Hayden asks him if he knows Jake’s identity?
Sloane finds the cake and card that TJ dropped when he was kidnapped in front of Kellys. Anna sees him, and he asks if she got closure, and she says she got perspective on what she did to him and to Carlos. She tells Sloane she needs his help with Nikolas. He tells her he can’t help her. Anna tries to convince him to help her have justice for Felicia and Michael. She begs him to tell everything he knows. He kisses her hand and says he will go to Windemere.
Sam and Jake go to Windemere and ask Nikolas about the mayoral race tampering. While they are there, Sloane comes in, just as Nikolas is denying any involvement in the tampering of the mayoral election. Sam tells Nikolas to give ELQ back to Michael or go to jail because Sloane knows he rigged the election. He says “no”. Sloane and Nikolas look at each other and Sloane backs down and says he cannot make that statement since he only helped Nicholas buy ELQ stock. Sloane leaves, and Sam and Jake leave before Nikolas shows them the way out.
Michael comes to see Carly. He says he feels Sonny is not sorry he killed AJ. He tells Carly that he will be at the wedding for her and Morgan. Michael tells her that Franco told Kiki about Ava and Morgan. Michael tells her that he feels she is doing the right thing by marrying Sonny and she is the best mother in the world.
Sonny is waiting for Carly and Rick stops by. Rick tells him that Charlie was released and has a strong case against Julian, with Charlie’s help. Sonny gets a call from TJ asking him to come to a warehouse because he is being held hostage. Sonny agrees to go to him. He leave, but not before telling Morgan he loves him. Morgan and Rick talk and Morgan talks about Madeline killing Silas and how his life is a mess. Michael and Dante arrive at Sonny’s and let Morgan him know they are there for him. They ask Morgan where Sonny is, and Morgan says he doesn’t know. Dante and Michael are talking about Charlie being released when Dante calls the station. Michael gives Morgan something for his hangover headache. He asks Morgan what he did after he took him home. He says that he stayed out all night and then came here. He tells Michael that Sonny did not give up on him, and Michael needs to know that Sonny hasn’t given up on him, either. Dante, Michael, and Morgan start to worry when they realize Sonny left without any of this men. What will Sonny’s sons do when they realize they may lose their father?
Anna goes to see Jordan and tells her she needs her help for Sloane. She tells Jordan that she and Sloane had sex before she left town. She also tells her that Sloane knows that Lomax and Nikolas rigged the mayoral election. Anna wants immunity for Sloane. Jordan says she will go to see Rick about immunity. They also talk about Anna and Sloane having a relationship, but Anna says no to the suggestion. She feels it is too soon after Duke’s death. After Jordan leaves to talk with Rick, Sloane comes into Jordan’s office and he and Anna exchange glances. What will happen when she realizes that he did not help Sam and Jake with Nikolas?
Olivia is walking Rocco on the docks talking on the phone about Leo when she sees Julian. Olivia tells him she is babysitting for Dante and Lulu, as Sonny and Carly are getting married. Julian asks if she is okay with Carly stealing her man? She says that Carly knows and accepts Sonny’s life. Olivia asks him if Alexis accepts his life. He says he is no longer in the mob. They call each other liars, her for not telling him about his son and him because he’s still in the mob. They agree to move on with their lives.
When Maxie arrives at Carly’s, she finds out the flowers are from Jake. Carly tells her not to tell Sonny that Jake brought her flowers. Carly also tells her that Michael and Sabrina will be there. Maxie is upset because they did not RSVP!
Lulu, Bobbie, and Valerie arrive at Carly’s to help her get ready for the wedding. They also brought traditional gifts for the bride. Maxie gives her something new: a bracelet that she found and charged to Sonny’s account! Valerie gives her a cross necklace that her mother gave her and was originally Bobbie, Luke, and Patricia’s mother for something borrowed. Lulu gives her the traditional blue garter and tells everyone how much Dante enjoyed taking it off! Bobbie gives her something old that makes everyone cry. It is a baby bonnet that she had made into a handkerchief. The bonnet was one she bought for Carly and kept after she gave her up for adoption.It was hidden away for many years in Bobbie’s hope chest and she forgot it was there.
Lulu wants to talk with Valerie while Maxie and Bobbie help Carly get dressed. Lulu wants herself and Valerie to be real cousins and to to get a fresh start at a Spencer wedding.
Sonny arrives at the warehouse and finds TJ tied up. He tells Charlie to release TJ or he’ll be sorry. Sonny tells him he is safer in police custody and tells Charlie to call Julian, his boss. Charlie denies that Julian is his boss, even though he told that to the police. Sonny tells him that he is wasting his time, and he should untie TJ and let him go. Sonny says he will be his hostage. Charlie taunts Sonny with the gun. They fight over the gun. Sonny gets the gun away from him and a hand on a trigger appears in the left corner of the screen. A shot is fired hitting Sonny in the chest. His white shirt turns RED. TJ screams and Sonny grabs his chest and falls to the floor in pain! Out on the docks, by the warehouse, Sam and Jake are talking about their disaster with Nikolas, hear the shot, and take cover. Will they go to see what has happened?