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January 3 to 7, 2022
Tracy returned to Port Charles with the shocking news that Luke Spencer had been killed in a tragic cable car accident in Austria. Tracy quickly figured out that "Bailey" was Maxie's missing daughter, Louise. Dante arrested Tracy for setting Alexis up to be charged with a DWI. Victor was revealed to be behind Luke's untimely demise. Ned and Olivia moved ahead with plans for Ned to adopt Leo. Olivia happily agreed to Ned's suggestion that they renew their wedding vows. Shawn offered Alexis a job at the Invader. Sonny hoped to work things out with Carly, but she was unable to forgive Sonny because of his reluctance to answer questions about Nina. Nina hoped to have a second chance with Sonny if his marriage to Carly fell apart. Carly paid Nina a visit. Peter hired Martin to represent him. Finn and Elizabeth made plans for their first date, but she still held her wedding ring close. Sasha struggled as she returned to work at Deception. Curtis and Portia declared their love for each other. Spencer was ordered by the court to volunteer at the Jerome Gallery. Ava decided to have Spencer report to Trina. Esme picked up a potent prescription.
January 10 to 14, 2022
Alexis decided not to cooperate with Robert's case against Tracy because Alexis felt that Tracy had suffered enough by losing Luke. Tracy was released from jail. Victor began to connect the dots between Brook Lynn and Maxie. Tracy confronted Brook Lynn about passing Louise off as "Bailey." Brook Lynn and Chase decided to rent a place together so they could safeguard "Bailey", away from prying eyes. Brad confessed to Britt that he had unwittingly poisoned Peter. Britt told Brad that she knew someone who might be able to help him. Carly had a heated exchange with Nina that turned physical when Carly slapped Nina. Nina tried to enlist Valentin's help to go up against Michael, but Valentin wanted no part of it. Ava advised Nina that Nina risked losing Sonny if Nina went to war with Michael over Wiley. Carly decided to temporarily move into Metro Court. Sonny's pharmacy alerted him that he was out of refills for lithium. Marshall explained that he had walked away for the safety of his family, but he refused to elaborate. Laura's efforts to broker a reconciliation between Nikolas and Spencer failed. After a talk with Esme, Kevin called Spring Ridge to restrict access to Ryan.
January 17 to 21, 2022
Marshall had a medical emergency during his dinner with Epiphany. Curtis made a decision about his father. Sonny evaded Carly's questions when she asked if he had renewed his prescription for lithium. Sonny grew increasingly erratic. Carly vented to Sam about Sonny and Nina. Brook Lynn was hurt when she overheard Chase tell Dante all the reasons why Chase could not see himself dating her. Brando opened up to T.J. about his concerns for Sasha and her reaction to Liam's death. Maxie offered Sasha sage advice. Maxie agreed to return to Pautauk with Austin and Felicia to walk through the events surrounding Louise's birth. Elizabeth was alarmed when she learned that Franco's studio had been destroyed in a fire that had been intentionally set. Cameron suggested that Peter had arranged for the blaze to destroy any potential incriminating evidence in Franco's murder. Peter tried to blackmail Finn, but Finn decided to confess to Chase about the altercation with Peter in the hospital stairwell. Alexis decided -- for Kristina's sake -- to distance herself from Harmony. Friends and family gathered on the Haunted Star to say goodbye to Luke. Helena Cassadine managed to have the last word. Laura was shocked when Jennifer Smith made an appearance. Things took a violent turn at Charlie's Pub.
January 24 to 28, 2022
Jennifer Smith had an ulterior motive when she made an appearance at Luke's memorial service. The teens arrived at the mountain cabin for their weekend getaway, and Esme didn't waste any time sowing seeds of doubt. Trina had a bad reaction to a drug that Esme slipped into Trina's drink. Josslyn confronted Spencer about Esme, but he reluctantly sided with his girlfriend. Cameron and Josslyn made love for the first time, but they were unaware that Esme had set up a camera to record them. Victor told Peter that he had found Louise. Peter vowed to punish Maxie for keeping their daughter from him. Peter saw Louise. Valentin pieced together that "Bailey" was really Louise. Victor abducted Valentin. Maxie returned to Pautauk with Austin, and the two shared a passionate kiss. Austin confided to Britt that his brother was on the autism spectrum. After a talk with Laura, Martin recused himself from Peter's defense. Sonny spiraled into a manic episode, but Nina managed to persuade him to call Dr. Sullivan. Sonny had an important conversation with Brando. Ned and Olivia talked to Leo about their plans for a vow renewal and for Ned to adopt Leo. Curtis filled Aunt Stella in about Marshall's reason for walking out on the family.
January 31 to February 4, 2022
Tracy had trouble with the WSB when the Ice Princess was revealed to be a counterfeit. Anna interceded on Tracy's behalf, and Tracy was permitted to return to Amsterdam to settle Luke's affairs. Victor realized that Valentin had figured out the truth about "Bailey," so Victor and Johann drugged and kidnapped Valentin. Anna became concerned when Valentin left her a message about Louise and vanished. Austin figured out that "Bailey" was Louise. Brook Lynn told Chase that she had overheard his conversation with Dante about her. Spencer said his goodbyes as he prepared to report to Spring Ridge. Esme feigned ignorance when she intentionally walked in as Spencer and Trina were about to kiss. Harmony told Alexis that Willow didn't have a legal birth certificate because Willow had been born on a commune where the community members had been afraid of government scrutiny. Sonny resumed taking his medication for bipolar. Sonny transformed the Haunted Star to recreate his Martinique wedding to Carly, but Nina showed up instead of Carly. Carly opened up to Drew about her troubles with Sonny. Mac and Dante transported Peter to Pentonville. They were ambushed, and shots were exchanged. Mac was shot, and Peter escaped. Peter abducted Louise.
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February 7 to 11, 2022
After Peter escaped, Mac and Dante were rushed to the hospital. Dante suffered minor injuries, but Mac was taken into surgery. Felicia breathed a sigh of relief that Mac was expected to make a full recovery. Victor agreed to provide Peter with safe passage out of Port Charles in exchange for Charlotte's safe return. Word spread that "Bailey" was really Louise. Valentin resurfaced, but Anna suspected that his disappearance had been linked to the truth about Louise. Peter agreed to leave Louise behind if Maxie left town with him. Carly arrived late at the Haunted Star and caught Sonny in bed with Nina. Carly told Sonny that their marriage was over. Drew overheard Sam open up about her feelings for Dante. Drew and Carly shared a close moment. Dante and Sam admitted that they were in love with each other. Taggert and Portia offered Trina a warning about Esme. Liz marked her first Valentine's Day wedding anniversary without Franco. Liz was unsettled when her wedding dress turned up shredded in a donation box. Terry encountered a familiar face on a Valentine's Day date.
February 14 to 18, 2022
In Switzerland, Maxie took an opportunity to leave a message for Anna without alerting Peter. Felicia reluctantly returned Louise to Brook Lynn and Chase until Maxie was found. Several figured out where Peter had taken Maxie. Carly talked to a divorce lawyer about her desire to punish Nina. Sonny tried to make amends with Carly, but Carly insisted that their marriage was over. Liesl planted a listening device on Victor's lapel. Victor attempted to trigger Drew's mind control, without success. Victor confided to Johann that Drew had important information buried in his subconscious. Laura passed along a special gift to Trina from Spencer. Esme was furious when she learned that she was blocked from seeing Ryan. Kevin and Spencer confronted Esme about her interest in Ryan. Liz grew uneasy when she received a card from a mystery person, commemorating Franco's passing. Chet sprang to Terry's rescue when her date took a wrong turn. Curtis and Portia decided to move in together and find a place of their own. Harmony revealed that she was not Willow's biological mother. An unseasonable heat wave hit Port Charles.
February 21 to 25, 2022
After escaping from Peter, Maxie ran into Felicia on the road as Felicia arrived to rescue her daughter. Peter managed to force Maxie and Felicia's car off the road. When Peter confronted Maxie with a gun, Felicia gained the upper hand and struck Peter with a tire iron. Anna decided not to call for an ambulance because she wanted to make certain that Peter succumbed to his head injury. Anna held Peter's hand as he took his last breath. Maxie was reunited with her daughter, and she decided to honor Brook Lynn by naming the baby Bailey Louise. Sonny and Carly reached an agreement about their divorce. Sonny moved into the penthouse. Carly and Ava discussed Avery's visitation. Nina talked to Sonny about his drinking and the effect that it had on his medication and mental health. Brando and Sasha made plans for a romantic getaway. Sasha reconnected with an old acquaintance who offered Sasha drugs. Curtis and Drew made a decision about how to proceed with Marshall. Stella offered Portia some advice. Tensions mounted between Esme and Josslyn when Josslyn made it clear that she did not trust or like Esme. Laura set some ground rules for Esme. Shawn let Alexis know that he wanted to rekindle their romance. Liz called Betsy Frank.
February 28 to March 4, 2022
Diane cautioned Alexis about trusting Harmony. Willow put her foot down with Nina. Shawn questioned Harmony about the people she kept company with. T.J. was happy for his father when Shawn revealed that he was relocating to San Francisco. Jordan Ashford returned to Port Charles, and Laura immediately reinstated the police commissioner. Curtis and Portia moved ahead with their plans to buy a place together. Marshall accepted a job offer from Drew. Sonny, Nikolas, and Spencer each remembered Courtney on the anniversary of her death. Elizabeth was shaken when Franco's painting of her -- that she believed had been destroyed in the fire at Franco's studio -- turned up in her living room. Betsy Frank was questioned about the strange incidents, but Betsy was cleared as a suspect when she provided an airtight alibi. Jake learned that Peter August was dead. Brando and Sasha were intimate during their romantic getaway. Sasha secretly took illicit pills, and she suggested that she and Brando elope. Maxie made it clear to Austin that she was ready to explore a relationship with him. Anna and Liesl buried the hatchet. Anna, Laura, Sam, and Drew discussed the possibility that Victor had been responsible for Luke's death -- and how to catch Victor in a trap of his own making. Esme put a diabolical plan into motion.
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March 7 to 11, 2022
Esme reunited with her father -- Ryan Chamberlain. Ryan was revealed to have full faculties of speech and movement. Esme assured her father that she remained loyal to him, and she promised to prove it. Ryan reminded Esme to focus on their mission to drive Nikolas and Ava apart. Cameron and Josslyn were horrified that someone had recorded their first time being intimate. Josslyn confronted Esme about the leaked video, but Esme pointed the finger at Trina. Josslyn leaned on her mother for support. Trina ran into Spencer while he was visiting his mother's grave. Portia and Curtis bought Jax's house. Nina threatened to take Michael and Willow to court for visitation with Wiley, but Sonny asked Nina for an opportunity to talk to Michael first. Britt and Maxie helped Drew, Dante, and Sam set a trap for Victor. Victor believed that he had the key to controlling Drew's mind. Victor persuaded Nikolas and Ava to invite Spencer to their vow renewal. Anna and Felicia decided to fly to Austria to take a second look at the events surrounding Luke's death. Elizabeth decided it would be best for her to focus on her family instead of a relationship with Finn. Jake was upset when Elizabeth told him that she had made an appointment for him with his therapist. Brando and Sasha eloped.
March 14 to 18, 2022
Cameron and Josslyn struggled as they dealt with the fallout from the video recorded of them during their first intimate night. Trina told Spencer that they couldn't remain friends as long as Esme was a part of his life. Esme took steps to frame Trina for posting "revenge porn." Carly confronted Esme about the illicit video, but Esme used the opportunity to manipulate Nikolas into defending her. Carly helped Drew out of a tricky situation. Drew, Sam, and Dante learned that Victor wanted information about something named Project Demeter from Drew's Navy SEAL days. Elizabeth was stunned when Jake revealed that he had been talking to her parents the night of the fire in Franco's studio. Nina helped Sonny realize that it was time for him to stop drinking. Sonny approached Michael and Willow about Nina having a visitation schedule with Wiley, but Michael and Willow refused to consider it. Michael was arrested for assaulting a reporter. Willow fainted. Anna and Felicia found proof that Luke had been murdered. Monica decided to have Jason legally declared dead. Before Shawn left town, he and Alexis had a difficult conversation. Selina had a business proposition for Curtis, but he declined.
March 21 to 25, 2022
Spencer's homecoming took an unexpected turn when Esme's pregnancy test fell out of a bag as she prepared to move out. Esme told Spencer that they were over, and she refused to take the pregnancy test until she was ready. Esme turned to Nikolas for help. Cameron and Josslyn decided to do an interview with the Invader about the illegal recording of them during an intimate moment. Trina cleared the air with Cameron and Josslyn. Jordan followed up on the tip that Esme had anonymously called in naming Trina as the person who had posted the "revenge porn." Taggert spent time with Portia and Trina. Drew uncovered that Marshall had lived in Buenos Aires, but not under an alias. Curtis was determined to find out the details of Marshall's sealed records, but both Jordan and Sonny refused to help him. Sonny and Marshall had a tense encounter. Selina approached Sonny with a business proposition, and he agreed -- with stipulations. Britt had a job for Brad, but Selina informed Brad that he would be working for his aunt. Ryan threatened Harmony if she refused to stop helping him. Alexis invited Harmony to move in until Harmony could afford a place of her own. Willow fainted, but she quickly recovered after having some fluids and something to eat. Michael was arrested for punching a reporter who was asking him questions about the video of Cameron and Josslyn. Epiphany decided to go to medical school to become a doctor. Finn and Liz rekindled their romance. Avery injured her arm on the playground.
March 28 to April 1, 2022
Harmony became uneasy when Phyllis recalled how close Harmony and Madeline Reeves had been during Nina's pregnancy. Harmony was revealed to have murdered Dr. Neil Byrne as he slept next to Alexis. Neil's brother Brendan paid Alexis a visit. Trina was arrested when the cell phone that Esme had planted in Trina's bag was turned over to the police. Scott agreed to represent Trina, and Trina pleaded not guilty at her arraignment, despite being offered a plea deal. Sonny put Esme on notice. Victor gave Sonny a warning. Both Spencer and Esme moved into Wyndemere. Spencer continued to question Esme's innocence in the revenge porn scheme. Sonny asked Brick to fill the void that Jason had left. Brick agreed to investigate Esme. Brando and Sasha returned from their honeymoon, but Sasha continued to struggle. Sasha reached out to Siena for more drugs. Chase turned down Brook Lynn's request to perform a duet with Amy at the upcoming party for Deception. Nina decided to take Michael and Willow to court for visitation with Wiley.
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April 4 to 8, 2022
Brendan Byrne demanded money from Harmony, or he would tell Nina that Nina had given birth to twin girls -- Nelle and Willow. Michael offered to give Smoltz an exclusive story about Nina and all her dirty secrets, including what had really transpired between her and Sonny in Nixon Falls. During Curtis and Portia's housewarming party, Stella had a tense exchange with Marshall, and she suffered a health scare. Selina and Sonny reached a new understanding about her plans to expand in Port Charles. Curtis took Selina up on her offer to host high-stakes card games at the Savoy in exchange for information about Marshall. Trina pleaded not guilty at her arraignment. Esme's pregnancy test was negative. Esme manipulated both Nikolas and Spencer into letting her stay at Wyndemere. Ava decided to move into a guest room to keep an eye on things, but she made it clear that Nikolas would not be welcomed in her bed. Liz had an unsettling dream about a shadowy figure telling her not to forget him. Liz's fears mounted when she found a note in red paint with the same message. On the dark web, Spinelli uncovered a black-market auction for the Ice Princess. Anna went to French Polynesia to track down the Ice Princess, which led her straight to Jennifer Smith. Anna was unaware that Valentin had resurfaced. Jennifer spoke to an associate on the West Coast about their diabolical plans for Port Charles.
April 11 to 15, 2022
Brendan Byrne arranged to meet Harmony to collect the money he'd demanded in exchange for keeping quiet about Nina's twin daughters. Harmony had an altercation with Brendan, and he fell backwards over a cliff to his death. Alexis began to have questions about Harmony when Carly confided that Harmony had mentioned being indebted to Nina. Trina was hurt that Spencer continued to believe Esme's lies. Spencer admitted to Cameron that Spencer was only pretending to believe Esme because he wanted to remain close to her in an effort to uncover proof that Esme had been behind the revenge porn. Spencer made it clear that he did not want Trina -- or Josslyn -- to know his secret. Esme talked to Nikolas about her adoptive family. Ava called off her vow renewal to Nikolas. Cameron learned that he would not be permitted to work at Lila's Kids over the summer because of the scandal. Finn enlisted Chase's help to uncover who was stalking Elizabeth. Brando saved the day when two armed gunmen attempted to rob Sonny and Nina at Charlie's Pub. Phyllis agreed to buy the pub. Dante was stunned when he caught Sam going through his phone without his permission. Michael and Willow took steps to smear Nina in the public eye. Alexis agreed to run Smoltz's story -- but with stipulations. Aiden expressed an interest in the afterlife.
April 18 to 22, 2022
Alexis discovered Brendon Byrne's body floating in the harbor. Harmony slipped into Brendon's hotel room and stole Neil's case file on her. Alexis' concerns about Harmony mounted when she found Harmony drinking her troubles away, and Harmony demanded that Alexis kill Smoltz's story on Nina. Carly paid Alexis a visit, but she found Harmony about to burn incriminating evidence. Chase was knocked unconscious while surveilling Liz's home. The footage from the security cameras in Liz's house was corrupted. Marshall decided to leave town. Selina delivered the file on Marshall to Curtis. Curtis confided to Portia that Jordan was trying to help Trina. Britt was stood up by her date through the matchmaker service, but she had an unexpected encounter with Drew. Family and friends gathered to celebrate Ned adopting Leo. Spencer accused Josslyn of enlisting Trina to frame Esme when Cameron nearly spilled the beans about Spencer's plans to prove Esme's guilt. Furious, Cameron punched Spencer, and Spencer accidently hit Officer Rory Cabrera. Rory arrested Spencer and Cameron; however, Laura intervened on Cameron's behalf, and Rory decided to drop the charges against Spencer. Valentin paid Anna a visit, and the two shared a passionate kiss. Sonny made a power move.
April 25 to 29, 2022
A photographer snapped photos of Sasha taking drugs, but Gladys unwittingly intervened and took the man's memory card. The photographer gave chase in his car when Sasha and Gladys left Metro Court's gardens. Carly found a portion of Neil's report about Harmony's secret in the fireplace. Harmony injected Carly with a syringe and took an unconscious Carly to Rana Point to stage a car accident, but Alexis arrived in the nick of time to save Carly. Alexis was stunned when Harmony confessed to murdering both Neil Byrne and his brother. Harmony escaped into the woods, but she was struck by a car driven by Sasha. Sasha performed CPR on Harmony, and Harmony was rushed to the hospital in grave condition. Michael cut Sonny out of his life. Laura secured a promise from Sonny that Esme wouldn't be harmed. Ava admitted that she didn't know what would fix her marriage to Nikolas because the trust had been broken between them. The security cameras in Elizabeth's house were revealed to have been jammed when Chase had been knocked unconscious. Curtis confronted Marshall about Marshall's lies. Marshall resented that Curtis had looked at Marshall's criminal file and learned that Marshall had been arrested during a protest and sent to a mental health facility. Marshall sent T.J. a special gift.
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May 2 to 6, 2022
Harmony made a deathbed confession to Carly about Nina and Willow. Carly made a promise to Harmony as Harmony succumbed to her injuries. Willow was shocked when Dante revealed that Harmony had killed two men to keep Willow from learning that Harmony had kidnapped Willow as an infant. Jordan assigned Dante to track down Willow's birth mother. Sasha began to spiral when she learned that Harmony had died. Valentin had concerns about his investment in Deception when he saw incriminating photographs of Sasha and her pills. Gladys vowed to protect her daughter-in-law. Sonny and Nina shared a close moment at the Savoy. Sonny found clarity when he had a dream about Lenny. Terry and Amy clashed at work. Chet returned to Port Charles. Dex approached Sonny for a job. Britt was supportive of T.J. when T.J. lost his first patient. T.J. showed Curtis the gift that Marshall had given T.J. Mac and Felicia each suspected that the other wanted a baby. Liz was shaken by another unsettling incident in her hotel room. Martin and Lucy had a passionate reunion, and they decided to go public with their relationship.
May 9 to 13, 2022
Willow was shaken when she learned that Harmony was not her biological mother. Carly decided to delay telling Willow about Nina until a DNA test confirmed that Nina was Willow's biological mother. Carly enlisted Drew and Britt's help. Nina told Sonny that it would be best if they didn't see each other until after a judge ruled on Nina's petition for visitation. Spencer searched Esme's bedroom for proof that she'd been deceiving him, and he found the medication that Esme had used to drug Trina during the getaway at the cabin. Spencer continued to pretend to believe Esme's lies. Ryan warned Esme that Spencer was onto her, and he demanded that Esme seduce Nikolas. Nikolas continued to isolate himself by defending Esme. Josslyn noticed the sparks between Trina and Rory. Elizabeth met with Chelsea Lam for a sťance. Chelsea revealed there was a dark presence in Elizabeth's home, and it did not want Elizabeth to move on with Finn. Parents gathered in the town square for a school fair to support their children. T.J. decided to follow up on a lead to Marshall's whereabouts. Ned worried that he might not have a place in the company when ELQ and Aurora Media merged. Brook Lynn offered Ned some sage advice. Valentin and Martin plotted their next move when they learned about the merger. Chet and Terry grew closer. Amy had a tense exchange with Terry.
May 16 to 20, 2022
Violet said something that made Finn realize that perhaps Liz had been behind each of the strange events. Cameron found Liz in a trance-like state as she shredded a drawing of Finn and Violet. Nikolas stubbornly refused to give in to Ava's demands and evict Esme. Esme used the tension between Nikolas and Ava to her advantage. Spencer confided to Sam that he suspected Esme had framed Trina. Brook Lynn was touched when Chase showed up to a school fair to support Leo as Leo recited a poem. Linc resurfaced and informed Brook Lynn that he owned the legal rights to all the songs she had written during their working relationship. Gladys deleted the incriminating photos of Sasha from Felty's memory card. Gladys agreed not to tell Brando about Sasha's drug use in exchange for Sasha agreeing to get clean and inviting Gladys to move in. Curtis decided to search for his father. T.J. and Molly caught up with Marshall in Brooklyn. Curtis arrived in the nick of time to help T.J. and Marshall thwart two would-be muggers. Marshall was injured and taken to the hospital. Jordan asked Portia about the confession about Trina's father that Portia had made during their near-death experience.
May 23 to 27, 2022
Liz was shocked to realize that she had been responsible for the recent strange events, and that she had been sleepwalking during each episode. Liz decided to seek treatment at Shadybrook to get to the root of what had triggered the troubling behavior. Things got heated between Michael, Willow, and Nina before the hearing. Sonny testified on Nina's behalf, and he revealed that he had decided not to search for his family prior to Nina's arrival in Nixon Falls. Carly postponed picking up the results of the DNA test until after the hearing. Scott confronted Michael about Claudia Zacchara's violent death. Marshall recovered from his injuries. After reconciling with Curtis, Marshall returned to Port Charles with his family. Spencer grew jealous when he walked in on Rory and Trina spending time together at the gallery. Victor returned from his business trip. Nikolas confronted Ava about Ava's offer to give Spencer access to his trust fund in exchange for moving out of Wyndemere. Ava warned Nikolas that time was running out for him to choose her over Esme. Chet received an unexpected offer for a dream job, but it was out of town. Amy made a confession to Chet about his job offer -- and Terry. Brook Lynn was horrified to discover that Linc had sold one of her songs, but he had changed it completely. Brook Lynn tried to enlist Chase's help to deal with Linc, but Chase refused.
May 30 to June 3, 2022
Nina was devastated when the judge denied her petition for visitation with Wiley. Sonny talked Nina out of leaving town. Carly received the results of the DNA test, which confirmed that Nina was Willow's biological mother. Carly decided to keep the truth to herself because Willow had made it clear that she was glad to have Nina out of their lives for Wiley's sake. Terry persuaded Chet to follow his dreams and accept the job in Chicago. Britt got drunk at a charity event. A friend from Dante's past crashed the party and left a memorable impression on Britt. Dante and Cody reminisced about their eventful childhood. Sam told Cody about a job opportunity at the Quartermaine mansion. Valentin and Anna spent time together at a shooting range, and they made plans for their first date. Trina was charmed by Rory when they enjoyed time at the pool and grabbed a bite to eat. Rory met Portia and Taggert. Nikolas succumbed to temptation and had sex with Esme. Ava told Nikolas that she wasn't ready to give up on their marriage. Spencer managed to salvage his relationship with Esme. One of Josslyn's classmates apologized for the way he had treated her when the revenge porn had first been posted.
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June 6 to 10, 2022
Brando had a bad feeling about Dex. Dex was revealed to be secretly working for Michael to help take down Sonny. Gladys reluctantly kept Sasha's secret when Brando questioned if Sasha was using again. Valentin made Ned another offer to help Valentin retain control of ELQ, but Ned hoped to work something out with Michael and Drew. Sam suspected that Spinelli had a secret. Spinelli was in cahoots with Zelda -- the face of Society Setups. Britt and Cody continued to clash. Brad told Selina that he enjoyed his new job, and he was ready for more responsibility. Finn paid Liz a visit at Shadybrook, but she asked him to honor her wishes and stay away. Finn and Gregory took Liz's boys and Violet on a weekend camping trip. Marshall confessed that he had been diagnosed with schizophrenia. Portia offered Curtis advice about genetic counseling when he expressed concern about his own mental health. Marshall and Epiphany reunited. Mac and Felicia had an encounter with Ryan Chamberlain at the hospital. Nikolas told Ava that he wanted a divorce. Esme paid her father a visit. Ava questioned Spencer about his feelings for Trina. Trina received bad news.
June 13 to 17, 2022
Sonny told Nina that his future would look more like his life in Nixon Falls than his previous life in Port Charles. Sonny confessed to Nina that she was the only person who understood him. Carly admitted to Drew that the Sonny she knew was gone, and she was ready to move forward with her life. Valentin and Anna went on their first date to a drive-in. Cameron appreciated the effort that Finn had made during a camping trip to Pautuck. Austin secretly met with a mystery person. Cody blackmailed Spinelli when Cody figured out that Spinelli and Zelda were in cahoots. Selina was not pleased when Cody managed to win a considerable amount of money in eight hands during a card game. Selina's henchman beat up Cody and took his winnings. Josslyn and Trina found trouble when they went to the dive bar to follow up on a hunch about Esme. Esme promised Ryan that she had a plan that would drive Nikolas and Ava apart for good. Felicia confronted Ryan, and she gave Esme a warning. Chase took a swing at Linc when Linc advised Brook Lynn to consider a career in the porn industry, since she could no longer sing. Chase was arrested for assault. Nikolas explained to Ava that he wanted a divorce for a clean slate when they remarried. Ava worried that a divorce would be the end of her relationship with Nikolas.
June 20 to 24, 2022
Esme questioned Kevin about Ryan under the guise of a college project, but Kevin warned Esme that Ryan was a psychopath -- and to stay away from Ryan. Kevin was furious when he learned that Esme had ignored his wishes about Ryan, so he had Esme fired from Spring Ridge and barred her from gaining access to his brother. Cody learned about Britt's past and her connection to Faison. Cody decided to stay in Port Charles a while longer. Laura suspected that Victor had been behind the attempts on Laura and Martin's lives, so she took steps to have Victor deported for "moral turpitude." An organization called Friends of Port Charles filed a petition to have Laura recalled as mayor. Cyrus was transferred to Pentonville Prison, and he offered assistance to Friends of Port Charles. Scott proposed marriage to Liesl, but she turned him down. Valentin and Anna spent a romantic evening at the drive-in. A vote to remove Valentin as head of ELQ failed because Ned and Lucy voted against Michael and Drew. Jordan talked to Linc about dropping the assault charges against Chase. Willow struggled with fatigue and lightheadedness.
June 27 to July 1, 2022
Drew broke the news to Carly that Valentin had managed to prevail, and the merger hadn't gone through. Carly realized that she would not have the capital needed to buy back her half of Metro Court. After another fainting spell, Willow went to the hospital to be checked out. A blood test revealed that Willow was pregnant. Sasha succumbed to temptation. Brando expressed misgivings about Dex to Sonny. Spencer devised a new plan to manipulate Esme into confessing. Esme set her sights on Rory to persuade him to help her gain access to Ryan, but Rory put Esme on notice. Nikolas agreed to use his connections to get Esme's internship reinstated. Ava changed her mind about the divorce. Trina's trial date was set. Curtis and Marshall teamed up to help Trina. T.J. surprised Epiphany with a special gift to help her study for the MCATs. Valentin and Anna made plans for another date, but Anna suspected Valentin was hiding something. Cody approached Spinelli about an investment. Liesl confessed that she wanted a proper proposal of marriage from Scott rather than one made on a whim as part of an apology. Chase learned that he was suspended without pay until a review board decided his fate. Brook Lynn talked to Sonny about Chase's situation.
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July 4 to 8, 2022
Brook Lynn suggested Chase pursue a career in music with her as his manager. Leo made a video of Chase singing Brook Lynn's song and caused it to go viral. Gregory submitted an op-ed to the Invader. Drew hoped to raise the capital needed for Carly to buy back her half of Metro Court by offering to sell Crimson to Nina, but Nina declined. Carly turned down Sonny's offer to help. Cody took a job with the Quartermaines as the new stable hand. Sasha suffered a breakdown on television when she was asked to model a baby carrier wrap for the viewing audience. Brando had Sasha admitted for observation when Kevin found her stash of pills. Selina interceded on Deception's behalf when Haven threatened to sue over Sasha's disastrous appearance on Home & Heart. Elizabeth became defensive when Kevin tried to talk to her about her parents. After Elizabeth checked herself out of Shadybrook, she told Finn that her life was better with him in it. Laura prevailed in the recall election. Victor was revealed to have been limiting Valentin's contact with Charlotte in exchange for Valentin's cooperation. Valentin told Victor that Laura had taken steps to have Victor deported. Valentin spiked Laura's iced tea with a deadly powder, but he had a change of heart at the last minute and knocked the drink away. Anna caught Valentin in a lie.
July 11 to 15, 2022
Nina announced that she had bought Carly's half of Metro Court with the intention of gifting it to Carly, but Carly rejected the peace offering because Carly blamed Nina for the change in Sonny and for allowing Scott, in court, to wrongly paint Michael as violent toward women. Olivia offered to buy Nina's shares of the hotel, but Nina decided to hold on to them so she could one day pass the shares down to Wiley. Sonny assured Nina that he was committed to her, but he questioned Nina's motives for keeping the hotel shares. Valentin thwarted Victor's efforts to kill Laura. Laura received a call that Lesley's lakeside home had burned down. Laura rushed to Italy to help her mother pick up the pieces. Curtis and Marshall tracked down the man who had sold Esme the burner phone, and they filled Ava in on what they had uncovered, while Oz made a beeline for Wyndemere. Oz demanded money from Esme in exchange for his silence. Spencer picked up the DNA test and put his plan into motion. Trina and Rory grew closer. Sasha objected when Brando insisted that she continue treatment at a rehab facility. Sasha promised Brando that her drug use had been an isolated incident, but Brando knew it wasn't true because Gladys had told him that Sasha had been taking "uppers" during Deception's IPO launch.
July 18 to 22, 2022
Trina's trial started. Spencer put his plan into motion by showing Esme the DNA test results and offering to tell Esme her mother's name in exchange for Esme exonerating Trina. Esme took steps to silence Oz. Selina offered to help Curtis. Mac hosted Open Mic Night on the Haunted Star. Linc was impressed with Chase's performance. Brook Lynn was pleased when Linc took the bait by offering to help Chase's music career. T.J. warned Willow there were more tests needed to rule out any serious health issues. Willow opted not to tell Michael about T.J.'s concerns. Michael told Sonny and Dante that Willow was pregnant. Sasha refused to go to Shadybrook for inpatient treatment, but she agreed to see a therapist. At Sonny's request, Brando told Sonny the name of the person who had supplied Sasha with drugs. Sonny ordered Dex to pick up Felty. Cody tried to romance Britt with dinner under the stars, but Britt had her defenses up. Austin met with a mystery man who passed along a message from a woman ordering Austin to return to Pautuck -- and the fold. Spinelli shared his secret about Society Setups with Maxie.
July 25 to 29, 2022
Esme managed to escape from Oz's room without detection. Curtis found Oz Haggerty in time to rush him to the hospital. Oz was put into a medically induced coma before he could reveal that Esme had drugged him. Nikolas confessed to Ava about his sexual encounter with Esme. Esme slipped into Ryan's room at Spring Ridge, and she asked him about her mother. Ryan persuaded Esme that he cared about her, and he promised to help Esme reunite with her mother once Ryan was free. Esme turned down Spencer's offer for information about her mother in exchange for helping Trina. Spencer testified that he'd been with Trina at the time the video of Josslyn and Cameron had been posted. Ava and Esme had an explosive confrontation at Wyndemere. Josslyn caught Sonny and Dex beating up Felty, and she threatened to hand over the video recording she'd made to the police, but Dex managed to persuade Josslyn to delete the incriminating footage. Felty told Smoltz that Sasha had been under the influence the night of the accident that had killed Harmony. Willow asked T.J. not to share his concerns about Willow's health with Michael. Maxie offered Cody some advice on wooing Britt. Brando was upset when Sasha announced that she had decided to forgo therapy. Valentin made a partial confession to Anna when she expressed reservations about continuing their relationship.
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August 1 to 5, 2022
After falling from the parapet, Esme vanished. Nikolas took steps to make it appear as if Esme had left town. Ava warned Nikolas their marriage was over, but he urged her to reconsider because she might need his help. Trina was shocked when Spencer took the stand to give her an alibi. Spencer was arrested for his escape from Spring Ridge. Ava asked Sonny to help Trina. Sonny sent Dex to pressure a jurist to ensure the verdict favored Trina. Cameron confessed to Josslyn that Spencer had been secretly working to prove Esme had framed Trina. Josslyn was hurt that Cameron had kept her in the dark about Spencer's plan. Smoltz took bold steps to expose Sasha's struggle with addiction the night of the accident that claimed Harmony's life. Sasha snapped and attacked Smoltz's car with a valet sign. Dante arrested Sasha for attempted murder. Dante warned Chase that Chase might not get his badge back. Linc made Chase a lucrative offer. After tests indicated Willow had leukemia, Willow secretly underwent a bone marrow biopsy. Cody persuaded Britt to give him another chance. Mac suggested Felicia consider working with Sam. Gregory and Alexis found common ground during one of their heated debates. The memory of finding Peter in the hospital stairwell triggered an unsettling flashback to Elizabeth's childhood. Finn realized Elizabeth's troubles weren't behind her.
August 8 to 12, 2022
Ava signed the divorce papers, but Nikolas refused. Nikolas, Alexis, and Victor devised a plan of action to help Spencer by clearing Trina's name. Spencer faced three months in Pentonville unless he named his accomplice in the escape from Spring Ridge. Jordan was alarmed to learn that Esme had left town. Curtis and Portia decided to take matters into their own hands by reversing Oz's medically induced coma. Scott was shocked when Cody claimed to be Dominique Stanton's son. Cody opened up to Dante about his past. Spinelli reluctantly pretended to have a crush on Britt to keep Cody from exposing Society Setups' secrets. Maxie questioned Spinelli's newfound feelings for Britt. Austin canceled weekend plans with Maxie and her children to return to Pautuck to attend to a problem. Maxie was certain Austin was hiding something. Sonny and Nina made plans for a date. Sonny applauded Kristina for being promoted to manager. Dex had an unexpected encounter with Josslyn at the pool. Anna dug up dirt about Martin's finances, and she used it to pressure Martin to spy on Valentin. Martin decided to leave town and lay low until Anna's investigation was over. Valentin turned down Drew's offer to neutralize Victor in exchange for ELQ.
August 15 to 19, 2022
Willow learned the biopsy had confirmed she had leukemia. Willow decided to delay telling Michael about her diagnosis when he surprised her with a graduation party for completing nursing school. Nina and Carly traded words, and Carly made it clear that Nina would not have a relationship with Donna. Olivia noticed sparks between Drew and Carly, but Carly insisted Drew was just a friend. Oz Haggerty testified that he had sold the burner phone to Esme. The charges against Trina were dropped. Spencer decided not to tell Trina the truth about his plan to expose Esme. Trina and Rory's romance blossomed. Nikolas told Victor about Esme's fall from the parapet. Victor arranged for it to appear Esme was in the south of France. Sonny discovered that Dex had been keeping secrets. Ned gave Chase's music career a helping hand. Scott told Lucy about Cody's connection to Dominique and the Bell family. After a talk with Scott, Elizabeth had an unsettling flashback of an incident involving her parents. Finn reached out to Elizabeth's mother. Dante opened up to his mother about where things stood with Sam. Molly announced that she was considering following in Alexis' footsteps by switching to criminal defense. Austin returned home, but trouble from Pautuck followed him.
August 22 to 26, 2022
Guests gathered at the Quartermaine estate for a charity picnic. Leo concocted a love potion from an old family recipe. Chase and Brook Lynn shared a kiss, but Brook Lynn was filled with self-doubt. Dante and Sam cleared the air between them, and they decided to take control of their own destiny. Portia happily accepted Curtis' proposal of marriage. Curtis learned there was a price to be paid for Selina's help finding Oz Haggerty. Jordan figured out Portia's secret when she overheard Portia on the phone, trying to schedule genetic counseling for Trina. Willow decided to delay treatment for her cancer until it was safe for the baby, and she opted not to tell Michael about her diagnosis until she could begin treatment. Spencer overheard Ava and Nikolas talking about Nikolas' tryst with Esme. Passion ignited between Drew and Carly. Sonny agreed to give Dex a second chance. Mac learned about Cody Bell's connection to Dominique. Sparks flew between Terry and Yuri. Elizabeth was upset when she saw Finn had been in touch with her sister Sarah. Mason reminded Austin that Austin had obligations to fulfill. Austin gave Mason a warning about Maxie and her family. A mystery person attacked Ava with a fish hook.
August 29 to September 2, 2022
Lucy decided to salvage Deception's tarnished image by firing Sasha. Sasha reeled at the suggestion that the court appoint Brando as her guardian, in exchange for no jail time, as a way to resolve the legal situation from the assault on Smoltz. Josslyn and Dex raced to Ava's aid and saved Ava's life. Nikolas provided Elizabeth -- and himself -- an alibi for the time of Ava's attack. Ava woke up, but her memory of the attack was hazy. Ava confided to Nina that Nikolas had slept with Esme. An unsettling dream about Esme prompted Spencer to write a letter to Trina. After a conversation with Victor, Anna began to put the pieces together. Anna confronted Valentin, and he confessed that Victor had abducted Charlotte. Elizabeth confessed to Finn that she'd been losing time again, and she opened up about her brief flashes of childhood memories. Finn assured Elizabeth they would get to the bottom of things together. Carly told Drew that she needed time to get her life in order before starting a romantic relationship with him, but Drew was certain they were on the brink of something special. Bobbie offered Carly some advice. Things heated up between Chase and Brook Lynn. Dante and Sam made plans to move in together.
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September 5 to 9, 2022
Nikolas was surprised to find Frank guarding Ava's hospital room. Ava told Trina the truth about Spencer's efforts to clear Trina's name. Stella learned that Curtis and Portia were engaged. Curtis asked if Jordan had received finalized divorced papers. Spencer reported to serve his sentence at Pentonville. Rory was assigned with processing Spencer's transfer to prison. Sonny demanded to know how Victor intended to help Spencer, and he gave Victor a warning about the attack on Ava. Brook Lynn asked for Sonny's help launching Chase's career. Dante moved in with Sam. Sonny warned Cody to stay away from Spinelli. Maxie was stunned when Mac and Felicia revealed that Cody might be Mac's son. Britt asked Cody why Mac had been asking questions about Cody. Willow had a vivid nightmare about Nelle. Nina visited Nelle's grave on the anniversary of Nelle's death. Mason instructed Austin to take an interest in a patient who would be checking into the hospital, but Austin made it clear that he didn't take orders from anyone. Lucy's attempt to professionally part ways with Sasha ended in disaster when Sasha had another public meltdown. Victor warned Lucy not to waste his time. Anna confided in Robert that she intended to take Victor down.
September 12 to 16, 2022
Sasha signed paperwork granting Brando guardianship over her. Brando fell victim to the person who had attacked Ava. Kristina's timely appearance stopped the would-be killer from driving the barbed hook into Brando a second time, but Brando was rushed to the hospital with grave injuries and extensive blood loss. The attack on Brando cleared Nikolas as a suspect in Ava's attack. Ava admitted she couldn't get past Nikolas' betrayal with Esme, but Nikolas wasn't ready to give up on their marriage. Ava told Trina the truth about Spencer's feelings for Trina and his efforts to find proof that Esme had framed Trina. Josslyn confided in Trina about Dex's help finding Avery's necklace, but Trina questioned why Josslyn hadn't told Cameron about Dex's assistance. Sonny asked Dex to keep an eye on Josslyn. A storm diverted Carly's flight to Aruba to Carly's hometown of Jacksonville. Old wounds were opened when Carly had an unpleasant -- and unexpected -- encounter with Reese Marshall's mother. Stella confessed to Jordan that Jordan and Curtis' divorce papers had never been filed. Jordan took the blame for Stella's actions, prompting Curtis to suspect that Jordan had "misplaced" the divorce papers intentionally. Selina accepted Cody's proposal to split his winnings from card games with her high roller clients.
September 19 to 23, 2022
September 19 to 23, 2022
Brando appeared to recover from the attack until he suffered a seizure and passed away. Before he died, Brando revealed a clue about his attacker. Tests concluded that the hook used on Brando had been covered with a deadly toxin. Finn recognized the rare toxin from his days working abroad with his late wife. Elizabeth had a breakthrough when Kevin put her under hypnosis. A drawing of the woman Elizabeth saw in her flashbacks bore an uncanny resemblance to Finn's late wife, Reiko. After an audition, Chase secured a gig at the Savoy. Maxie and Lucy worried that Brook Lynn was more focused on Chase's career than on work at Deception. Valentin and Anna devised a new game plan to deal with Victor. Victor hoped to sweep Lucy off her feet by setting sail on the Haunted Star. Carly learned that Peyton's beautification committee had plans to relocate the cemetery where Virginia was buried to make way for direct access to the beach. Sonny advised Carly to stay in Jacksonville until the killer terrorizing Port Charles was caught. The Port Charles Hooker prepared to strike again when they set their sights on Diane.
September 26 to 30, 2022
A brush with the hook-wielding killer left Diane clinging to life. Spinelli confessed his secrets to Sam, including that he still had feelings for Maxie. Austin was forced to comply with Mason's demands when a patient named Gordon showed up in the emergency room. Cody learned that Mac might be his biological father. Sonny tried to force a confession from Dex, but Dex denied being the hook-wielding killer. Josslyn made a compelling argument to Sonny about why she didn't believe Dex was the killer. Nina promised to help Sasha and Gladys with Brando's funeral expenses, since Sasha's guardianship prevented Sasha from accessing her money. Curtis made an appeal to Ava to help safeguard Trina. Ava closed the Jerome Gallery, and she arranged for Trina to work at a local museum. Nikolas put his life in Ava's hands. Trina resented Curtis' interference in her personal life. Jordan confronted Portia about Trina's paternity, and she advised Portia to tell Curtis and Trina the truth before it was too late. Valentin and Anna made love. Valentin realized Nina might be the key to gaining access to Charlotte. Trouble found Spencer at Pentonville. Marshall started a new job at the hospital. Drew flew to Jacksonville to visit Carly.
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October 3 to 7, 2022
Diane revealed her attacker had been a woman. Esme resurfaced, and she paid Ryan a visit. Ryan confronted Esme about attacking Ava with a hook, but Esme denied being responsible for the attacks. Oz Haggerty worked out a deal with Robert and Jordan. Spencer received a helping hand from Cyrus with a violent inmate, but Spencer rejected Cyrus' offer of continued protection. Finn and Elizabeth met Terry and Yuri for an evening at the Savoy. Elizabeth told Terry about the visions of Reiko. Josslyn was horrified when she found Dex hanging in a freezer at Pozzulo's, and she realized that Dex had been tortured. Dex refused to press charges against Sonny. Michael and Dex decided on a new plan of action to take down Sonny, but Michael insisted that Dex stay away from Josslyn. Carly and Drew met with a reporter to enlist the media's help to stop the plans to move the cemetery. Carly decided it was time to drop the Corinthos name. Nina jumped to the wrong conclusion when she saw a friendly hug between T.J. and Willow. T.J. worried Willow's condition would continue to deteriorate the longer she delayed treatment for the cancer. Trina made peace with Curtis, but she set some boundaries. Nikolas resisted Victor's demands to divorce Ava, but Victor threatened to kill Nikolas if Nikolas failed to comply. Chase took the stage at the Savoy. The Hook struck again.
October 10 to 14, 2022
Carly made an appeal to the Guild to cancel the plans for Sandy Shores Cemetery, but she had to wait for the results of the vote to be posted on the Guild's website. Bobbie paid Carly a surprise visit in Jacksonville. Nikolas caught Esme trying to break into a safe at Wyndemere. Nikolas was shocked when Esme revealed she was pregnant -- and it was his. Nikolas agreed to help Esme, but he lured her to a closed-off wing of the castle and locked her in a suite. After Lucy eavesdropped on Victor's phone call with Deputy Mayor Ashby, she shared the details with Valentin and Anna. Victor realized what Lucy had done, so he planted a bug in a diamond necklace that he gave to Lucy. Martin returned home. Anna and Robert put their heads together to deal with Victor and the deputy mayor. Robert had misgivings about including Valentin in the plans, but Anna defended Valentin. Oz Haggerty was murdered. Jordan saw a pattern between three of the Hook's victims. Loved ones gathered to say goodbye to Brando, and Gladys urged Sonny to fix things with Michael. Michael rejected Sonny's attempts to make peace. Dex remained committed to Michael's mission. Willow told T.J. about Nina's suspicions.
October 17 to 21, 2022
After being shot twice, Lucy fell into the harbor and vanished. Victor took steps to frame Anna for Lucy's murder. Holly Sutton resurfaced in Port Charles. Robert was overjoyed that Holly was alive, but he was concerned about her inability to recall the two years she'd been missing. Victor offered Valentin an opportunity to visit Charlotte under Victor's terms. Carly's bid to stop Virginia's grave from being relocated failed, but Payton reached out to Carly to make peace. Carly decided to scatter Virginia's ashes at the beach. Esme warned Nikolas that her father was aware that she was in Port Charles, but Nikolas didn't believe her. Nikolas assured Ava that he wanted to save their marriage. Cyrus took care of the prisoner who had been causing trouble for Spencer. Olivia offered to buy Nina's shares of the hotel, but Nina refused to sell. Epiphany took the MCATs. Rory and Trina left for their trip. Cody agreed to have a DNA test to find out if Mac was his father. Cody offered to help Britt go through Peter's personal effects. Cody noticed that Peter had a key to a safe deposit box. Sonny offered Dex an opportunity to move up in the organization.
October 24 to 28, 2022
Things heated up between Rory and Trina during their trip, but Trina pulled back when she kept imagining Spencer in Rory's place. Cameron and Josslyn paid Spencer a visit at Pentonville. Victor made veiled threats to force Nikolas to divorce Ava. Despite Nikolas' objections, Victor decided to move into Wyndemere. After Ava discovered that Victor had stolen Nikolas' confession, she decided to confront Victor, but Nikolas interceded and stopped her. Anna was arrested for shooting Lucy when Arden discovered incriminating evidence planted in Anna's car and in Anna's home. Robert and Holly vowed to help Anna take down Victor. Cody and Mac took a DNA test. Britt hired Sam to investigate the origins of the necklace found in Peter's safe deposit box. Elizabeth left Cameron in charge of his brothers, while Elizabeth and Terry took a trip to Monterey. Terry arranged to meet Elizabeth's parents at a coffee shop while Elizabeth broke into her parents' home. Jeff walked in on his daughter. Finn realized Elizabeth had been deceptive about her travel plans. Drew and Carly grew closer, and they decided to explore a romantic relationship. Carly decided to officially take the Spencer name, and Bobbie gave Carly her blessings. Drew ran into Josslyn at Oscar's Meadow. Chase and Brook Lynn spent the night together. Heather Webber was taken in for treatment at the hospital. Willow received bad news.
October 31 to November 4, 2022
Elizabeth confronted her parents about the past. Jeff confessed to an affair with Reiko, and Elizabeth recalled the details of Reiko's fall in the staircase. Jeff explained that Reiko had suffered internal bleeding, and the blood used in the transfusion had been infected with the virus that had killed Reiko. Heather was revealed to have a flesh-eating illness found in the tropics. Mason arranged for Austin to treat a patient off the books for a gunshot wound. Austin asked Spinelli to run the algorithm on Austin and Maxie. Sam requested that Spinelli use the algorithm to see if Cody was hiding anything. Mac told Robert about Mac and Cody's DNA test. Victor reminded Holly of their agreement, and he threatened to kill a mystery prisoner if Holly refused to spy on Robert. Valentin received a helping hand from Laura and Kevin. The Hook sent an ominous letter to Alexis. Jordan realized that the Hook's victims were directly connected to Trina, so she warned both Josslyn and Trina to be careful. Jordan urged Portia to be honest with Curtis, but Portia insisted she needed more time to see if Curtis had the genetic marker for schizophrenia. Curtis and Portia settled on Valentine's Day for their wedding. Drew told Carly that they had to keep their relationship a secret because Ned had threatened to report Carly for insider trading. Liesl became concerned when she noticed that Britt had developed a cough. Willow decided that she wanted Michael at her visit with Terry.
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November 7 to 11, 2022
Victor learned that Charlotte had returned to Port Charles with Laura. Laura had an unexpected reunion with Cyrus. Trina paid Spencer a visit. Sonny and Valentin helped Anna escape police custody during her transfer to Pentonville. Heather briefly went on the lam and made her way to Kelly's, where Cameron was working. Dex was injured during Anna's escape, but he received a helping hand from Josslyn. Nina's mistaken belief that T.J. and Willow were having an affair blew up in Nina's face. Willow was told that her cancer had progressed, and she would need both chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant. Michael was devasted when Willow broke the news to him about her cancer diagnosis. After Sam gave Britt background information on the necklace, Britt told Cody that he might have a claim to the necklace if he was Leopold Taub's son. Cody lied when he claimed that the results of the paternity test had ruled out Mac as Cody's father. Britt opened up to Austin that she suspected she had the early stages of Huntington's disease. A heartbroken Finn walked out on Elizabeth when she told him about her role in Reiko's death. Esme escaped from Spoon Island. Elizabeth was injured during an encounter with Esme. Nikolas tangled with the hook-wielding killer, but he escaped unharmed. Nikolas tracked down Esme and returned her to Wyndemere's north tower.
November 14 to 18, 2022
Britt told Austin that she exhibited signs of Huntington's disease. Sam accused Cody of getting close to Britt in an effort to get his hands on the necklace in Peter's safe deposit box. Esme escaped, and she had an encounter with Elizabeth on the docks. Nikolas caught up with Esme, and he returned her to Wyndemere's north tower. Elizabeth learned Nikolas' secret, and she answered his call for help when Esme faked a medical emergency. Finn took a swing at Jeff Webber. Carly discovered that Josslyn had been nursing an injured Dex. Carly reached out to Brick for medication to help Dex recover. After Nina saw Carly enter Brick's hotel room, Nina told Sonny. Sonny confronted Brick, but Brick assured Sonny that he was not having an affair with Carly. Willow decided to hold back on telling people about her cancer diagnosis, but she moved ahead with plans to track down her birth parents. Willow was grateful when Drew offered to find her biological family. Selina invited Gladys to join the private poker games at the Savoy, but Selina advised Gladys not to tell Sonny. Holly was revealed to have shot Lucy. Laura warned Robert that Holly was hiding something. Valentin made plans to whisk Anna to safety. Curtis received good news about his genetic testing. Trina paid Spencer a visit.
November 21 to 25, 2022
Holly confessed to Robert that she had been secretly working for Victor. Holly admitted that she had shot Lucy, but Lucy was alive and Victor's captive. Holly also revealed that Victor had killed Holly's sister, Paloma, and he had threatened to kill her son, Ethan, if Holly refused to cooperate. Victor gave Holly a new assignment. Britt's worst fears were realized when the specialist told Britt that Britt's symptoms were indicative of an advanced stage Huntington's disease. Britt broke the devastating news to her mother. Cody met with Scott to discuss Cody's options for claiming the necklace that Britt had found in Peter's safe deposit box. Cody managed to get his hands on the necklace, but Robert produced a warrant and seized the necklace. Carly was forced to tell Sonny about her relationship with Drew. Michael told Carly about Willow's decision to find Willow's birth parents and about Nina's accusation about Willow and T.J. A furious Carly confronted Nina about spreading gossip. Dex kissed Josslyn. Brook Lynn threatened to expose Linc's sexual harassment, so Linc offered to return all of Brook Lynn's music -- as long as Brook Lynn helped clean up Linc's reputation. Chase learned that Brook Lynn had had an opportunity to help him get reinstated as a detective, but she had failed to take action.
November 28 to December 2, 2022
Holly received a helping hand from Felicia and Robert to stage a fiery explosion that appeared to have left Holly with extensive burns. After returning the diamond necklace to Robert, Holly disappeared into Canada. Robert arranged for records to show that Holly had slipped into a coma and been flown to a hospital halfway across the world for treatment. Before leaving town, Holly made a deal with Selina for Selina to slip a mystery drug into Victor's drink. Spencer received a visit from Nikolas and Victor, but Spencer was not receptive to Nikolas' overtures. Victor learned that Cyrus had been helping Spencer. Willow collapsed during a heated argument with Nina. Drew announced that he had a lead on Willow's birth parents. Chase ended things with Brook Lynn because of her decision not to write a letter to the review board. Chase was informed that his appeal to be reinstated had been denied. Josslyn announced that she had decided to change her major and go to medical school. Valentin told Sonny that a mercenary group wanted to do business with Sonny. Sonny was not receptive, but Valentin warned Sonny not to make Pikeman an enemy. Liesl offered to pay Cody six figures to stay away from Britt, but Cody told Liesl to keep her money. Gladys arranged to sit in on a card game at the Savoy. Olivia's plans for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner ended in disaster -- and pizza from Luigi's.
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December 5 to 9, 2022
After sneaking into Ryan's room, Heather reminisced about their past. Ryan accused Heather of leaving him, breaking his heart, and taking his unborn child. Esme's efforts to trick Nikolas and Elizabeth into taking Esme to the hospital failed. Victor arranged for Spencer to be released from Pentonville, but Nikolas objected to Spencer living at Wyndemere. Finn told Elizabeth that he was certain Esme was hiding out on Spoon Island. Jeff owned up to his mistakes and apologized, but Elizabeth was not ready to forgive her father. Rory told Trina that he loved her. Sonny gave Dex an ultimatum about Josslyn. Michael tried to call off the operation with Dex, but Dex revealed that Sonny was ready to move Dex up in the organization. Carly took steps to undermine Drew's search for Willow's biological family. Cody announced that he had decided to leave town. Cody warned Dante that Sam's interest in Cody's sealed juvenile record would spell trouble for both Cody and Dante. Dante asked Sam to back down from digging into Cody's past. Britt made plans for a New Year's Eve birthday bash on the Haunted Star. Valentin tracked Anna down in Ireland. Martin gave Valentin and Anna a helping hand evading Agent Witten. Robert, Laura, and Felicia discovered a coded message in one of the diamonds in the necklace.
December 12 to 16, 2022
Heather and Ryan teamed up when Ryan revealed that Esme had vanished. Trina confessed that she had been touched by Rory's declaration of love, but Trina did not feel the same about him. Josslyn advised Trina to be honest with Rory. Rory took the initiative to follow up on a lead that Dante had on the hook-wielding killer, with disastrous results. The killer managed to escape, but not without fatally injuring Rory. Spencer punched Dex. Sonny gave Dex a gun in preparation for an important meeting. Finn was heartbroken when Elizabeth claimed to be pregnant with Nikolas' baby. Nikolas gave Ava signed divorce papers, and he told Ava that he'd had an affair with Elizabeth. Elizabeth realized that Esme could not be the killer. Liesl told Nina about Britt's diagnosis. Britt revealed that she intended to leave her estate to Brad. Carly bribed a woman to lie to Drew. Afterwards, the woman demanded more money to remain silent about Carly's attempt to sabotage Drew's search for Willow's birth mother. Drew figured out Willow's secret, but Willow begged Drew not to tell anyone because she wanted to protect Wiley. Valentin and Anna grew closer as they remained a step ahead of Victor and the law.
December 19 to 23, 2022
Mac revealed that the police had discovered that the earring recovered from Rory's clothes had contained DNA from Ryan Chamberlain's dead wife. Ryan questioned Heather about his necklace with mementos of his victims that she had stolen from him, but Heather was evasive. Sparks flew between Dex and Josslyn when he found her stranded on the side of the road. Chase was stunned when Dante told him that Brook Lynn had intervened on Chase's behalf and that the review board had agreed to take another look at Chase's case in the spring. Chase performed with Blaze at Rice Plaza, but he made it clear to Brook Lynn that it was over. Maxie called it quits with Austin. Maxie had to go to great lengths to spend Christmas with Georgie. Ellie Trout had a surprising connection to Griffin Munroe. Spencer and Trina joined forces to lure Esme out of hiding. Ava confronted Elizabeth about the affair with Nikolas, and Elizabeth claimed she had suffered a miscarriage. Elizabeth felt conflicted about helping Nikolas when she realized that Esme had not been responsible for the Hook murders. Nikolas informed Esme that he would be taking her to Cassadine Island. Kristina announced that she had started a charity. Friends and family gathered to celebrate Christmas and exchange gifts. A snowstorm hit Port Charles. Olivia welcomed unexpected guests.
December 26 to 30, 2022
Valentin and Anna met with Andre Maddox in the Netherlands. Andre offered to help Anna locate and access Victor's secret compound in Paris. Trina and Spencer remained committed to their plan to lure Esme out of hiding. Spencer apologized to Ava for terrorizing her. Heather tried to keep from being returned to D'Archam by offering to help Mac by keeping an eye on Ryan. Esme manipulated Demetrius into arranging a candlelit dinner so that she could sneak a match from him. Esme plotted to set her Christmas tree on fire to create an opportunity for her escape. Nikolas was shocked when Esme threw herself from the parapet. Elizabeth told Finn that she had miscarried Nikolas' baby. Martin and Laura paid Cyrus a visit at Pentonville. Cyrus offered to help Laura take down Victor. Laura urged Nikolas to cut ties with Victor. Liesl was surprised when Britt announced plans to take a trip after the birthday bash. Josslyn told Dante and Sam about her plans to become a doctor. Sonny met with a representative from Pikeman Security. Dex reported to Michael that Sonny intended to help Pikeman move arms through Port Charles. Michael proposed to Willow, and she accepted. Josslyn encountered the Hook on the piers.
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