General Hospital Updates
Update written by Angela
Esme staggers into Wyndemere and says that she is in labor. Portia is on the phone with her brother and assures him that she is fine. After she hangs up there is a knock on her door, it’s Taggert. Finn brings Liz home and offers to hang out with her. She tells him he doesn’t have to worry about her. Felicia tries to assure Austin that Mac will keep Ava safe. Spencer, Trina and Alexis discuss Ryan being Esme’s father. An officer tells Jordan that there were shots fired on the island. They call for paramedics for Esme. Kevin says her contractions are coming fast. Ava holds Ryan at gunpoint and pulls the trigger but the gun is empty. Ryan says she is not done with him yet.
Finn compliments Liz’s wedding toast and says it sounded like a goodbye. Scott shows up to finish their conversation from earlier. Taggert and Portia discuss Trina. Spencer tells Alexis about tricking Esme into thinking he knew who her mother was when he was trying to help Trina. Alexis tells them Heather is the Hook killer. Kevin says they can’t wait for the paramedics, the baby is coming now. Felicia continues to assure Austin and tells him how lucky he is that he is stable and going to be ok. They discuss his friendship with Ava. Ryan approaches Ava but she pushes him away. He runs at her but is shot by Mac.
Finn takes a call from the hospital and Liz tells Scott she doesn’t want Finn involved. Finn has to leave but asks her to not make any rash decisions. After he leaves Scott wants to get started but Liz tells him she has already made her decision. Mac checks Ryan and he is still alive but passes out. Jordan shows up and Mac comforts Ava. Jordan checks on Ryan and says he is dead. She asks what happened. Mac tells her he fired the kill shot when Ryan was attacking Ava. Ava asks why he covered for her. He promises her that Ryan’s reign of terror is over. Alexis explains how she figured out the Hook killer was Heather. Spencer is worried about the baby. Laura assures Esme that Kevin will take care of her. Esme says she doesn’t want Heather there. Laura tells the officer to take Heather away. Heather tells her that she is her mother. Esme is not happy to hear that news.
Taggert and Portia discuss her affair with Curtis and their marriage. He asks her if she thought he would have loved Trina less if she wasn’t his. He says she should have told him from the start. Trina runs to Ava when she gets off the launch. She tells them Ryan is dead. Spencer asks about Esme but the officer says Ava has to go to GH immediately. Spencer tells Trina to go with Ava. Felicia asks why Austin was at Spoon Island that night. He thinks about their deal to move Nik’s body. He is worried about the police finding the body. Finn comes in to check on him. Ryan is zipped into a body bag. Jordan assures Mac that he is a good cop and he did the right thing. Jordan wonders what role Esme had in everything that happened. Heather promises Esme they will never be apart. Esme demands to know if Heather is really her mother. Laura tells her that the evidence suggests that she is. Esme vows Heather will never be near her or the baby again. The office drags Heather out of the room as Esme cries and Laura comforts her.
Laura and Kevin coach Esme through her labor. Laura promises to stay with her and help her through it. Taggert says if Portia had told him the truth he would have been mad but he would have listened to her explanation. He is mad she didn’t give him the chance to show that Trina means more to him than DNA. Portia asks if Trina wants to know who her real father is. Taggert says they didn’t discuss it, but he is Trina’s father, period. Finn asks Austin what happened at Wyndemere. When Ava gets to the hospital, she tells Felicia Mac is ok and Ryan is dead. Liz and Scott discuss what Liz and Nik did to Esme. She asks if he can get her a deal. Alexis tells Spencer Laura is on the island. He hears Heather say Esme is in labor. Heather tells Spencer he was next. Spencer tells Jordan he needs to go to Wyndemere. Kevin and the paramedic tell Esme its time, and she delivers the baby. She asks if the baby is ok.
Portia assures Taggert he will always be Trina’s father. He tells her they both made mistakes with Trina and Portia helped Trina forgive him and they are a family no matter what. Trina asks Ava if she ok and tells her to not feel guilty about Ryan being dead. Ava remembers her conversation with Ryan. Trina offers to try and find Nik for her. Laura says Esme will be in the hospital under police custody but will not be separated from her child. Spencer arrives and Laura tells him he has a little brother.
Mac tells Kevin Ryan is dead and he killed him. Kevin asks to see him. Portia thanks Taggert for being so generous with her. He tells her he will make sure Trina is ok and that she is very forgiving. Portia is worried she lost her forever. Trina and Ava talk about the Hook killer being caught. Alexis asks Finn about Austin. She asks about his friend in legal trouble. He says it’s out of his hands. Liz says she can’t live with the guilt and has to worry about her boys. Scott tells her that they need her. Liz says she hopes he can keep her out of prison. He promises to do everything he can. Mac takes Kevin to Ryan’s body. He unzips the bag to be sure. Felicia shows up and comforts Kevin as they look at Ryan’s body. Kevin hopes he is at peace. Spencer tells Esme the baby looks like a Cassadine. She tells him she knows he isn’t the father. She tells him she isn’t the person she was before, and she loves the baby and will do anything for him. She asks Spencer to tell Nik about the baby. He says he doesn’t know how to reach him either. Ava wants to talk to Austin, but the nurse says he needs his rest and won’t let her in.