Luke and Laura find themselves in a standoff with an unexpected third party. Dante crosses the line with Valerie. Nina and Franco each try to make each other jealous. Denise tries to call Michael in order to see the baby.
Michael arrives at Sonny’s house later in the day with a pleasant surprise. Madeline has a proposition for Ric. After Lulu continues to lie to him, a frustrated Dante is consoled by Valerie. Luke and Laura are faced with an intruder.
Madeline demands Ric give her a status report on their Nina plan. Franco runs into Nina and in a spur of the moment decision, introduces her to his “date.” Nikolas asks Rosalie to retract her statement, or he will reveal her secret.
As Lulu continues to lie to him, Dante becomes more suspicious of what Lulu and Dillon are hiding. Lucy explains her ELQ vote. At the end of the day, Nikolas arrives at the Quartermaines to take another vote
Luke is backed into a corner. Valerie admits to Dante that she overheard that Lulu and Dillon are keeping something from him. Michael and Tracy call an emergency board meeting once Nikolas comes clean.
Tracy starts to panic when she realizes just how close Nikolas is to owning a majority of the ELQ shares. Valerie spies Lulu and Dillon in a close moment. Luke and Laura encounter someone from his past.
While inspecting a mystery, Luke reminisces about his past childhood. Lulu becomes suspicious of Nikolas. Valerie worries that her relationship with Dante might be jeopardizing his relationship with Lulu. Valerie overhears that Lulu is keeping something from Dante.
Nikolas offers a proposition that could give him control of ELQ. Sabrina comes clean to Michael about why she hired Sam to investigate Rosalie, while Elizabeth also learns the truth about Sabrina’s involvement.
Sam, Jake, Elizabeth, Michael and Tracy all try to piece together who could be behind the ELQ takeover. In the interim, Elizabeth lets Nikolas know who has been tapping his phones. Maxie confronts Valerie about her intentions with Dante.
Tracy is suspicious and demands to know what Lulu is keeping quiet. Luke sets off on a task. Dante is accused of a wrongdoing and Valerie defends him. Ric laces into Jordan for her actions. Jordan inadvertently finds herself in debt to Sonny.
Lulu learns the truth about Luke and he asks her to keep his secret. Sloane tells Nikolas some valuable information. Sam continues to investigate the ELQ transactions, and Tracy offers more circumstantial evidence of Rosalie’s untrustworthiness.
Nikolas is reunited with a loved one. Lulu demands answers from Luke about his latest decisions. Tracy and Sabrina form a bond over sharing similar circumstances. Michael learns there is a possible mole in ELQ. Dante is torn about his latest arrest.
A frantic Elizabeth tells Nikolas she is worried about the possible repercussions if Jake gets this particular job. Sabrina and Rosalie have a heated argument. Sam meets with Nina to probe her about her latest business transactions.
Jake is intrigued by a new job opportunity, but Elizabeth tries to dissuade him from applying. Sloane asks Nikolas for a favor. Meanwhile, a desperate Franco turns to Obrecht for advice on how to convince Nina to dump Ric.
Nina and Franco have another argument over her actions. Nikolas strategizes with Rosalie on how Lulu might be the final key to obtaining the majority stake in ELQ. Nathan confides in Maxie that he is worried about Nina.
Luke makes a sudden announcement at the party. Kiki worries when she cannot find Denise. Silas feels guilty about Nina’s current situation. Sloane is shocked and saddened by Anna’s news.
Nina calls Nathan and Franco’s bluff. Silas is blackmailed into not revealing a situation. Luke and Sonny’s mended relationship is reaffirmed. Tracy and Scott have a thaw in their friendship over Duke’s death. An unexpected guest arrives at the Quartermaine party.
In order to convince her to end her marriage to Ric, Franco gives Nina an ultimatum. Valerie is thrilled with her new position and offers to take Dante and Lulu out to celebrate. Lulu is reunited with an old friend.
Luke suggests to Tracy that tonight they have a party at the Quartermaines. Nikolas and Rosalie firm up their strategy to scam Michael out of his ELQ shares. Nina feels guilty about a decision in regards to Franco.
Morgan and Michael come to an understanding about their relationship. Silas returns home. At the end of the day, Tracy and Luke are interrupted by a surprise visitor.
Ric plots with someone on a new scheme. Nathan tries to convince Nina to have her marriage annulled. Sloane opens up to Anna about what happened with the Lomax election, and they later share a tender moment. Luke returns to Port Charles.