Nina is shocked when Maxie shows up at Tan-O, impatient to see her boyfriend. She wants to stay for a glass of wine and talk about Louise before returning to Port Charles. Maxie explains that Peter has still not been found. Maxie needs to see her daughter again and she’s almost strong enough to do it. She hopes she can stay in Nixon Falls with Nina for a while to prepare. When Nina receives a text from “Mike” saying that he is on his way, Nina tells Maxie that she must leave immediately. She doesn’t want her to use the city as an escape route like she has. Maxie feels like something is wrong. Nina persuades her to leave and Maxie leaves. As she exits the building, Peter comes out from behind some bushes.
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Sam runs into Dante, who is waiting for his mother and Leo by the pool. He can sense that she is still thinking about Drew’s phone call. She wants to know what the WSB has about the Drew crash. Leo and Olivia introduce themselves and the PI takes off. Liv immediately asks about Sam and asks him to have more fun. When Leo cuts off her finger, her mother panics and takes her away.
By the pool, Valentine and Anna joke about Martin’s interest in her. Austin calls her to cancel their lunch. Valentin immediately asks Anna for lunch. Sam interrupts them and asks them for information about Peter. She tells them about Drew’s call. Dante joins them as they reflect on what might happen. Sam asks if they’ll let her watch the WSB file about the crash.
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Martin arrives at Laura’s house with Jordan. The commissioner informs them that Cyrus has made a contract with his siblings. The FBI has a plan in place to protect them and will keep their families under surveillance. They must go into hiding immediately. Kevin offers to go with Laura but she wants him to stay and keeps an eye on Spencer.
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In the Corinthos kitchen, Michael tells Willow that they can’t keep lying. He’s ready to take a step back so that she can be Chase’s wife. She feels like a coward and can no longer betray Chase. It’s time she told him the truth. She claims that she is a terrible person but he insists that she is just brave. He also fights but says they had good intentions. As Willow walks to the door, Michael repeats that he’s as responsible as she is and insists they do it together.
At the Quartermaine Estate, Brook Lynn asks Chase how long he’s been able to walk. He’s in no mood to explain. After helping him sit up, she grabs the papers from her hands. She sees that they contain what Austin was looking for and realizes that the detective has to work with him. He admits he helps her get revenge on Michael. After he explains why, she says he doesn’t just hurt Michael, but his entire family. They debate what Edward would have wanted. She can’t believe the detective is turning his back on his family after everything they’ve done for him. Willow and Michael arrive and announce that they have to talk to Chase alone.
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Ned corners Austin at the general hospital to discuss the trial. Ned asks him to name his price. He does not have it. He wants ELQ actions to honor his father. If he doesn’t accept money, Ned wonders what he will accept. The doctor suspects he is afraid of winning. Ned insists there is no documentation to prove his case. Austin remains nonchalant. Leo and Liv get off the elevator. Austin watches over him and gives him a tetanus shot and a fidget spinner. He is adamant that she brings Leo back for a check-up. After the family leaves, Austin asks a nurse to make sure Olivia brings the child back so he can talk to her. When he checks his messages, he gets one from Chase saying he has found the proof he needs.
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