Sonny and Jax put brakes on the deal with Jerry when he refuses to let Alexis go. But Todd ignores sentiment and makes the transfer … only for Jerry to hand over a locked briefcase. An emotional argument ensues between Jax and Jerry, and as they struggle for the gun, at first it looks like Jax is shot. But no — it’s Johnny! Later, as Sonny, Jax, and Shawn pursue Jerry, McBain and Dante open the case – and discover a bomb. Jason and Elizabeth consider the possibility that Sam’s baby is still alive. Later, Jason swears he will get to the truth of what happened. Meanwhile Steve apologizes to Sam for Heather, and Sam has an emotional moment when she holds a baby. Heather spends time with Victor, Jr., and tells Tea she will be Victor’s nanny.
McBain and Dante discover that the antiserum is rigged to explode. Lulu arrives, unwilling to be apart from her husband. Jerry hurries to escape with Alexis, unaware Sonny and Jax are close behind. Desperate Jerry holds a gun on Jax and reveals his ultimate motivation. Sonny endeavors to rescue Jax; in the ensuing a gunfight, a gas line is torn open and sparked. Later, the boat goes up in flames with Jerry, Jax and Sonny on board – and there is an explosion. Todd tries to kill Johnny secretly but is interrupted. At the hospital, Johnny tries to confess everything to Carly. Tracy wants to give Edward the counteragent — but Edward decides to give his dose to Emma.
While waiting for either the delivery of a cure or for the end to come, Jason tells Monica that the blood records suggest the baby who died wasn’t Sam’s. Meanwhile, Sam tells Molly about the “what if” scenarios she shared with Jason, but admits those were fantasies. Molly presses her sister to tell her which man she’d choose if they live, Jason or John. At the same time, Elizabeth admits to Steve the depth of her feelings for Jason. Kate and Steve find Olivia on the hospital roof and think she’s about to jump from the ledge. Olivia has another strange hallucination that again proves to be an accurate premonition.
Sonny thinks Jax is dead and so he tries to comfort Carly, only for Jax to arrive in the flesh! Jax tells Carly that Todd and Johnny are lying to her. Meanwhile, Todd makes sure that Johnny continues to keep their agreement. Jason and Spinelli discuss his hunch that Sam’s baby may still be alive. Meanwhile, Sam wonders if she should follow through with divorcing Jason. Learning of Kristina and Trey’s marriage from Michael, Sonny blasts his daughter. Sonny demands to meet Trey’s father. Meanwhile, Joe tells Trey not to annul his marriage yet – just as Starr arrives. Tracy and Joe make love. Later, she discovers Joe’s medal with the initials: JFS. Spinelli checks on Maxie – she hopes this means they are friends again, but he says no. Felicia gives her daughter some much-needed advice.
Elizabeth takes Jason home and surprises him with a birthday celebration and a kiss, admitting she has feelings for him, just as Sam arrives. Sonny and Alexis tackle Kristina over her sudden marriage to Trey. Meanwhile, Kate and Trey encounter one another, and later, she is hit hard when she spies Trey’s medal necklace with initials: JMS. Starr confronts Joe on his rumored past with Sonny, but he denies it. After he leaves, Starr tells Michael she is suspicious of Trey’s dad. Tracy wants to know Joe’s real name and identity. Spinelli makes friends with a new lab assistant, Ellie, as he uncovers more evidence to support Jason’s belief about Sam’s baby.