Dante makes it clear to Sonny that he lied to protect him because of Michael, Morgan and Kristina, not because he feels for Sonny as a father. Sonny insists he and Dante can forge a relationship but Dante wants nothing to do with him. Dante admits to Lulu he’s conflicted about his feelings for Sonny. Johnny points out to Olivia that his life could be in jeopardy given the fact he knew the truth about Dante and chose not to tell Sonny or Jason. An ominous looking Jason arrives to confront Dante. Olivia takes her anger out on Sonny. Carly finds a remorseful Sonny in the hospital chapel. Lucky coldly rejects Elizabeth when she tries to reach out to him while he continues to drink at Jake’s. Johnny pushes a volatile Lucky too far Ronnie tries to convince Dante to tell the truth about the shooting but he sticks to his story, saying he can’t be the reason Sonny goes to prison. Jason warns Sonny that Dante still has the power to destroy him. Sonny, still clinging to the belief he can have some sort of relationship with Dante, demands that Jason not make any moves against him. Carly refuses to accept Jax’s reasoning for doing what he did. Jax tells Carly he’ll move out of the house to prevent her from taking the kids and living at Jason’s. Lucky stops himself from shooting Johnny. Losing control like he did causes Lucky to gain new insight into what happened between Luke and Laura. Jason tells Johnny he won’t be facing any retaliation for his betrayal but says that he’s now completely cut off from Sonny’s organization. Olivia’s concerned by Johnny’s attitude. Johnny pays Anthony a visit in prison with the intention of taking back the reins of the Zacchara family. Luke accuses Nikolas of showing his true Cassadine nature. Helena pays Nikolas a surprise visit. An arriving Jason takes Elizabeth into his arms when she begins to suffer a meltdown in the middle of Kelly’s. Robin and Patrick lament their practically non-existent sex life of late.
Sonny tries to explain to Dante why he made the choices he did that led him to where he is today. Agent Rayner warns Dante his badge is going to be taken away unless he changes his story about the shooting. Sonny insists on taking the fall for Michael in Claudia’s murder. Not wanting Sonny to go to jail for something he did, Michael goes to see Mac. Helena hopes Nikolas will produce a suitable Cassadine heir. Lucky clashes with Jason. Lisa purposely foils Robin and Patrick’s attempt at a romantic rendezvous in the supply closet.
Mac doesn’t buy Michael’s confession that he killed Claudia. Jason tries to get through to Michael. Jason admits to Sam he fears Michael is a ticking time bomb. Meanwhile, Sonny remains intent on taking the fall for Michael. Jax jumps to the wrong conclusion when he walks in on Sonny and Carly’s emotional embrace. Mac offers Dante a job with the Port Charles police force but there are strings attached. While talking with Ethan, Lucky begins to realize that he shares some of the blame for his break up with Elizabeth. Elizabeth is flooded with memories as she braves the cold to make her way to the church where she and Lucky first exchanged vows. Lucky finds a seemingly lifeless Elizabeth at the church.