January 18, 2010 – January 22, 2010
Monday: Jason continues to feel guilty about Franco and concerned for Michael. Dom/Dante hears a conversation between Sonny and Michael which leads him to believe Sonny definitely killed Claudia and Michael knows it. Ronnie is convinced they have enough evidence to put Sonny away. Spinelli informs Jason that the hair found by the forensics team is Sonny’s not Michael’s. Lucky leaves Wyndemere distraught and returns home to take his aggression and feelings of betrayal out on the furniture in his house. When Liz asks what happened Lucky lies and tells her someone broke in. Later, Lucky asks Nikolas to stay in PC. Lisa is digging for that carefree Patrick Drake she once knew, but Patrick continues to swear those days are behind him.
Tuesday: Olivia’s incessant concern for Sonny sparks suspicions. Spinelli works to make the evidence against Sonny disappear. Lucky convinces Nikolas to stay in Port Charles and plays on Elizabeth’s guilt while interacting with her, without revealing the affair and clearly plotting some sort of revenge. By episode’s end, he turns to the liquor at The Haunted Star. Kiefer buys Krissy an apology gift. With Johnny’s help, Dom/Dante realizes the danger he is putting Lulu in, so he pushes her away.
Wednesday: Jax surrenders to Carly when it comes to choosing god parents. Carly happily selects Lulu and Jason. Edward announces to Monica and Tracy that his great granddaughter Maya Ward and her half-sister Zoe are struggling financially so he is going to invite them to move in at the Q mansion. Kristina confides in Sam about Kiefer and Sam is alarmed by what her little sister has to say. Dante and Lulu admit to Johnny and Maxie respectively that they are in love, but feel their relationship is doomed to fail.
Thursday: Lucky lets Jason know that he’s officially off the case and that Maxie saw Sonny the night of Claudia’s disappearance, so Jason realizes he needs to do damage control. Lucky later heads to the Haunted Star and admits to Lulu that he’s drinking again and then indulges the urge right in front of her. Lulu then calls Nikolas and Liz to have a chat with them about it. Carly sends out invitations to Josslyn’s christening. Michael’s jealousy of Dom/Dante goes into overdrive when he learns that Sonny wants him to take over the business when he retires.
Friday: Lulu thinks Nik’s feelings for Liz is what kicked Lucky off the wagon and they all should do something about it, but doesn’t get a desired response from Liz. Sonny tries to calm Michael down about Dom/Dante. Lucky confides in Luke about his knowledge of the affair and Luke actually has some fatherly advice to give. Lucky then goes to Elizabeth’s and confronts Liz and Nik with the truth about their situation. Jason and Sam train Maxie to give a safe statement. Michael overhears Dom/Dante talking to Johnny about Sonny eventually giving him the business and that he’s a cop determined to bring Sonny down.