Julian assures Lucas he will protect him. Alexis has difficult news to tell Molly about Ric. Nikolas finds Elizabeth distraught. Patrick and Sabrina wonder if the car accident was intentional. Sam and Silas find a new level of intimacy. Nathan deliberates on whether or not to share news about Nina with Silas.
Sonny insists that Ava prove her claim. Mind-boggling news throws Carly and Morgan for a loop. Sam learns that Rafe is in trouble. Molly has her suspicions regarding Julian. At the end of the day, Danny’s birthday party is filled with surprises.
Nathan gives moral support at Maxie’s custody meeting with the judge. Levi and Mac share an overwrought exchange. Morgan is not the only one who demands that Ava come clean. After Sonny tells Carly about his predicament, he questions his next move.
A shocked Carly and a brazen Ava get into a fiery altercation. Sonny begs Morgan to forgive him for sleeping with Ava. Sam confides personal feelings to Alexis about her relationship. Elizabeth and Patrick discuss their families.
Sonny takes charge and lays down the law to Ava. Morgan reveals his quandary to Kiki. Carly has a proposition for the artistically frustrated Franco. Silas tries to reassure Sam. Nathan is confused upon learning new information. As Maxie and Nathan share a close moment, they are unexpectedly interrupted.
Julian is torn about whether or not to stay in the mob, but Luke continues his threats. Jordan knows she must make an important decision when she receives crucial information. Sam has staggering news for Nathan. Morgan laments to Michael his situation. Sonny and Ava persistently taunt each other.
Julian instructs Jordan on their next moves. Duke and Anna argue about the mob. Later in the day, both Anna and Jordan find themselves in a predicament. Ric’s supporters and detractors plot for and against him. Britt is infuriated when she sees Nikolas and Elizabeth in a tender moment.
Silas must make a decision on whether or not to come clean. Anna informs Ric about some new evidence in his case. TJ finds Rafe up to no good and by the end of the day, Rafe has a horrid flashback. Over at the PCPD, shots ring out!
Anna quickly reacts to the gunshots and takes charge. Who could be the victim? Levi and Maxie bicker over their different philosophies of life. Sam starts to look into the cause of Sabrina and Patrick’s crash. Silas is pressed to tell the truth.
As a result of the fatal shooting, Anna quickly reveals her new plan to bring down the mob. Meanwhile, several residents sadly mourn the victim’s death. At the hospital, Brad, Lucas and Felix find themselves caught in an awkward moment. Will Britt’s jealousy over Nikolas’s concern for Elizabeth cause her to revert back to her old ways?
Silas shares news about Nina to Sam – which she does not take lightly. Rafe is caught in an illicit act. Sabrina welcomes a surprise visitor. Levi and Nathan get into an intense argument. Anna sticks to her cover story and warns Sonny to keep Duke out of his vendetta against the Jeromes.
After discussing the state of the mob, Julian wonders aloud why Sonny feels the need to protect Ava. Meanwhile, Ava is stunned by some new knowledge. Franco moves into Carly’s, but her daughter, Josslyn, is slow to warm to him. Silas returns home and stumbles upon a chance encounter.
Silas is blindsided by Sam’s actions. Per Morgan, Carly is flipped out over Sonny’s latest living arrangements. Michael announces ELQ’s latest project and at the end of the day, receives an unexpected visitor. Maxie is surprised when an unforeseen person is summoned to her custody hearing.
Alexis attempts to reason with Molly about her relationship with Julian.Luke puts the pressure on Julian to reclaim his enterprise, while Anna compels Jordan to speed up her plan to bring down the Jeromes. Silas is put to the test and ponders if Sam is really over Jason.
Maxie learns the Judge’s ruling in regards to visitation rights for Georgie. Nina asks Silas a pointed question about Sam. An exhausted Lulu shares her choice with Dante. In the meantime, Anna warns Alexis to be circumspect in regards to her relationship with Julian.
Carly warns Ava that she is watching her every move, but Ava thinks Carly just wants to be close to Sonny. Lulu is by Maxie’s side after the custody verdict. Nathan makes an accusation against Levi. On a romantic date, Silas admits he feels uncomfortable that Sam still wears her wedding ring.
Maxie is angry that Nathan suspects Levi of wrongdoing. Franco is jealous over Carly’s new bond with Sonny, while Ava provokes Sonny about her unborn baby. At the end of the day, Ava invites someone to Port Charles. When Nina makes an emergency phone call to Silas, he quickly leaves his date with Sam to help her.
Michael is not pleased with Sonny’s living situation. Sam tells Alexis that her date with Silas was thwarted by Nina, while Silas lets an apprehensive Nina know that he has a surprise to help her walk again. Obrecht devises a new plan for Britt to win back Nikolas.
Carly shares with Sonny that Franco feels threatened by their recent bond. Obrecht, a huge Francophile, has a random proposition for Franco. Alexis gives a grieving Molly a very personal letter regarding Ric. Patrick tries to remember details about the car crash. Kiki senses there is something awry with Rafe.
After Sam and Patrick visit a car mechanic, Sam is staggered by a shocking discovery about the accident. Rafe and Molly share a tender moment. Michael, Morgan and Kiki begin to fix up and restore the Brownstone, but Levi gets in the way. Tracy continues her ploys to take over ELQ. Franco threatens Sonny.
Morgan and Kiki’s brownstone project is interrupted by Maxie and Levi’s protest. A jealous Franco intends to tell Michael that Sonny killed AJ. Meanwhile, Sonny returns home to discover that Ava has invited her mother, Delia, to stay at his house. Sam and Patrick discover the owner of the car that allegedly caused the accident.