General Hospital Updates
Update written by Shane
Sam shows up at Maxie’s front door and Maxie asks if she is her fairy godmother. Sam has brought a bottle of wine in hopes that the two can catch up. But, she quickly hears the kids fighting in another room of the apartment. Maxie raises the wine bottle like she could really use a drink and they both smile. Maxie disciplines the children and sends Georgie to her room. Sam, in the meantime, gives James some ice cream. Maxie tells Sam that they need a new place and Sam says that she could lease Dante’s place. Maxie asks if she means the house where Dante lived with Lulu. Maxie then begins to speak about Lulu and how much she misses her, she tells Sam it’s been nearly three years. Maxie asks if Sam thinks that Dante would let her live there. Sam tells Maxie that if he decided to lease the place that she believes there would be no better candidate than Maxie.
Maxie and Sam then discuss Sasha’s descent into madness. Maxie tells Sam that Brook Lynn saw her at Fern Cliff and that Sasha was crying and screaming and Maxie tells Sam she doesn’t want to see her that way. Sam can’t believe that Sasha has taken such a rapid downturn. Maxie agrees and says that there was absolutely no evidence that Sasha was abusing drugs before her breakdown. Sam then tells Maxie that she has to leave soon and Maxie is disappointed. Maxie says it was so nice to spend time with an actual adult.
Marshall arrives home at Portia’s place and Portia tells him he is just in time. “In time for what?” Marshall asks. Portia informs him that Trina has moved back home. Portia tells Marshall she will get Trina from her room so that they can visit together. Marshall seems distracted. Portia finds that Trina has left and she tells Marshall that she has to go out. She tells Marshall that she hopes that Trina hasn’t gone to see Spencer. Portia tells Marshall that she feels responsible for what happened to Curtis. Marshall tells her that focusing on the what ifs and the might have beens is no way to live. He insists that they have to move forward. Marshall tells Portia that he will be there for her and Curtis. Portia and Marshall share a hug.
In Curtis’ room at General Hospital, Curtis has a flashback to the sounds of the shooting and then pulls the covers up and stares at his legs. Elizabeth enters his room and asks him if he is OK. Elizabeth discusses Curtis’ transfer to rehab the next day. She tells Curtis that the rehabilitation will be difficult but he will be fine because he is strong. Curtis asks Elizabeth to just be honest and say that he will be stuck in a chair for the rest of his life.
Trina arrives at General Hospital and asks Finn to sneak her in to see Curtis. At first he is hesitant, but then he relents. Finn goes to visit Curtis and lets Trina in. Trina tells Curtis that regardless of what the future holds he will always be her father. “Yes I will,” Curtis replies. Trina asks Curtis if he remembers the first words he uttered when he regained consciousness after his surgery. Curtis says, “I need my daughter.” Trina says that she needs him too and she will always be there for him.
Alexis comes home and startles Kristina who is watching “How To Catch A Killer” on TV. Alexis tells Kristina that she thought she didn’t watch TV anymore. Kristina says that her internet has been shut off and besides she prefers to watch TV at Alexis’ place. Alexis tells Kristina from now on if she could tell her she was coming by that would be nice. Alexis says that would help prevent her from having a heart attack in the future. Kristina said she didn’t expect Alexis to be out this late. Alexis says that she was out helping someone check off an item on their bucket list. Kristina asks for details and Alexis says that she was out throwing hatchets with a friend. Kristina tells her that she has heard about those places and she has also heard they can be a lot of fun. Alexis then notices that Kristina has brought over books on business management that Sam had purchased for her. Alexis then becomes convinced that Kristina was planning on burning the books in the fireplace. But, Kristina convinces her that she has really enjoyed the knowledge she has acquired from the books. She says it makes her feel empowered and she intends to use the knowledge while setting up her new center for at-risk youth. Alexis then tells Kristina she is very proud of her.
The doorbell rings at Anna’s home, she comes down the stairs and finds Dante at the door. When Dante enters Anna’s home, it is clear that they are both being watched by an unseen party. Anna thanks Dante for coming over so late and she asks him if there has been any progress on the investigation of the shooting at the Metro Court. Dante tells her that they still have more questions than answers and that he really wouldn’t call that progress. Anna informs Dante that Pikeman Security Group may be involved in the shooting. Anna says she has recently learned that Pikeman often recruits former WSB agents to work for them. Dante asks her how she knows this for sure. Anna tells him that Valentin was recruited to work for them. Dante asks where Valentin is and Anna tells him that there was a water main break at ELQ and that he had to go and deal with that. Dante tells Anna that he can’t believe that Valentin admitted that he was recruited by Pikeman. Anna tells him he was hesitant at first, but after pressing him, he shared the information with her.
Dante asks Anna if she believes that Pikeman tried to kill her that day at the Metro Court pool. Anna is not certain but she tells Dante when she was debriefed by a WSB agent after what happened in Greenland that she noticed that he had a portfolio with a Pikeman logo on it. Dante says that maybe the presence of the logo was just a coincidence. Anna disagrees and says that the bureau may be using Pikeman to further its own political agenda. Dante assures Anna that he will go back to the PCPD and work the Pikeman angle. As he leaves her home, the person watching Anna’s front door is still present.
At General Hospital, Finn gets a call about a patient. He orders an ER to be made ready and another doctor to be paged to assist. He then hangs up the phone and rushes away as Elizabeth watches from across the lobby.
Carly and Olivia show up at a dive bar that Carly says reminds her of Jake’s. Olivia excuses herself to go to the ladies room while Carly orders drinks. To Carly’s surprise, Ned walks across the room and begins a conversation with her. Olivia comes back and finds Ned talking to Carly. Olivia says to Carly, “is it possible that my husband is trying to pick up my best friend?” Carly says she doesn’t think so, but then is immediately proven wrong. Olivia quips that she guesses she should be thankful that he is hitting on her and not some other loser. At this point, Mason enters the picture and makes a pass at Olivia. Mason tells Olivia that she looks, “lonely and hot.” Olivia rolls her eyes. Mason starts hitting on Olivia and Ned punches Mason, which leads to a fight between the two. Mason knocks Ned out and then continues hitting on Olivia. The bartender, seeing the situation is getting out of hand, passes Carly a bottle which she then breaks over the back of Mason’s head. Mason falls to the floor. Ned then regains consciousness and asks Olivia, “did I get him?” Olivia says, “you got him all right.” Carly rolls her eyes with exasperation.