An eavesdropping Dominic misinterprets Sonny and Michael’s conversation and comes to the wrongful conclusion that Sonny murdered Claudia. Dominic feels conflicted after witnessing Sonny’s caring paternal side. Ronnie tells Dominic they now have enough evidence to bring Sonny down. Sonny’s alerted when Olivia suggests he should leave the country. Jason continues to blame himself for bringing Franco into everyone’s lives and confides to Sam that Franco promised to kill someone for every person Jason killed, thus making Jason feel unable to do his job. Spinelli gives Jason the distressing news that the hair the cops found at the cabin belongs to Sonny. After making love, Nikolas and Elizabeth resolve themselves to the fact that this is their final goodbye. Devastated over seeing Nikolas and Elizabeth together, Lucky returns home and begins destroying everything in sight. Patrick makes it perfectly clear to Lisa that he has no intention of being unfaithful to Robin. Lucky clearly has his own private agenda when he convinces Nikolas to stay in town. Alone at the Haunted star, Lucky begins drinking. Sonny tells Jason he can no longer trust his judgment as he believes Franco has left Jason too rattled to make the right decisions. Jason cautions Sonny not to try and implicate Franco in Claudia’s murder for fear he’ll expose the incriminating photos he has of Michael. Dominic struggles with the idea of using Michael’s testimony to send Sonny to prison. Johnny warns Lulu and Dominic that Lulu will be facing some serious fallout when people realize she knew Dominic was out to nail Sonny and didn’t say anything. Dominic forces himself to push Lulu away for her own good.
Dominic and Lulu face a difficult dilemma with both realizing that they probably won’t be able to have a future together once Dominic busts Sonny. Lulu admits to Maxie that she loves Dominic while he makes the same admission about her to Johnny. Carly asks Lulu and Jason to be Josslyn’s godparents. Jason is initially reluctant to have Josslyn drawn closer into his life but Carly refuses to take no for an answer. Kristina turns to Sam for advice about Kiefer and the conversation leaves Sam slightly troubled for her younger sister. Patrick and Lisa are reminded of their own past while tending to a young couple who’ve been injured in a car accident. Edward informs Monica and Tracy he’s going to invite his great granddaughter Maya Ward and her half-sister Zoe to move in with them because they’re in financial straits. Michael goes ballistic when he learns Sonny wants to turn the business over to Dominic when he decides to retire. Michael accuses Dominic of trying to take what he believes is rightfully his and vows to bring him down. Lucky alerts Jason to the fact he’s removing himself from Claudia’s murder investigation and warns him that Maxie saw Sonny the night Claudia disappeared. Jason realizes he needs to make sure Maxie doesn’t say anything that could jeopardize Michael. Lucky unrepentantly admits to Lulu that he’s drinking again. Lulu tells Nikolas and Elizabeth about Lucky’s drinking and thinks it’s because of Nikolas’ feelings for Elizabeth. Carly invites the Quartermaines to Josslyn’s christening. Michael remains hurt and angry over his belief that Sonny is choosing Dominic over him. Michael overhears a conversation between Johnny and Dominic. Jason asks Maxie to lie and not tell the cops she saw Michael with Sonny the night Claudia disappeared and she agrees to do so. Lucky apologizes to Luke. Luke admits to Tracy he’s afraid Lucky is turning out to be just like him. Lucky confronts Nikolas and Elizabeth about sleeping together.