Trina and Joss join Spencer at the Metro Court pool for opening day. Joss excuses herself to get a towel and runs into Dex, and they immediately begin kissing. Spencer can’t help but wish Cam was here, and Trina hopes he’s not going to make this awkward. In the corner, Dex tells Joss that he’s not sure her plan will work as Spencer hates his guts.
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By the pool, Spencer vents to Trina that he doesn’t understand why Joss doesn’t see that Dex is a dead-end loser. Trina tells him to cool it unless he wants to lose Joss as a friend. He says it won’t be the first friend he lost due to Dex, and Joss can forget about Cam, but he won’t.
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Dex approaches Spencer, extends his hands, and says, “No hard feelings.” Spencer shakes his hand and says he’s glad Dex could join them. Dex and Joss go to get some drinks, and Spencer can’t believe he is being forced to spend time with Dex. She reminds him that things hadn’t been good between Cam and Joss for a while, and now Cam has a scholarship, and Joss and Dex seem happy. Trina tells him that Joss deserves to be happy. Dex and Joss return with drinks, and Spencer apologizes for the punch the other day. Dex offers to give him some blocking lessons, and Spencer accepts. As Dex teaches him some moves, Joss and Trina watch and laugh.
Trina and Spencer hit the pool, and Joss thanks Dex for taking it easy on Spencer. Dex says that given they’ll be spending a lot of time together, he wants her friends to like him. He’s surprised she wanted to do this today and thought she’d be at the hospital with Michael and Willow. Joss says she wanted to talk to him because things are bad between her and Michael. Dex asks if he can help. Joss suggests they go somewhere private to talk.
Joss and Dex head to a table in the corner. She tells Dex about her mom’s problems, and that there may be a way to help her fight the SEC charges. She asks him for the evidence regarding Sonny and Pikeman because the feds are hinting at a deal if Carly gives them dirt on Sonny. Joss states if her mom won’t do it, then she’ll turn Sonny in herself.
In the pool, Trina thanks Spencer for making an effort with Dex, and she knows Joss appreciates it. He says he’s doing this for her, not Joss. With everything else going on in her life, Trina doesn’t want to worry about her friendships. Trina admits now that she knows the truth about Curtis, she wonders if she should have asked the question in the first place. He asks if she regrets learning the truth. She doesn’t, but she misses how her family was.
Spencer reflects back on his uncle’s will, and Trina asks where his head is. He tells her about the key to a safe deposit box he was left and his uncle saying he needed to safeguard the family. Trina wonders from whom? He has no idea. She tells him they need to get to the bank now and find out the answers. He realizes she won’t take no for an answer.
At Portia and Curtis’ place, Portia admits she wasn’t sure Curtis was going to come back home after the DNA results. She asks why he decided to stay. They’re interrupted by the doorbell and it’s Stella. Stella says Marshall told her about Trina’s paternity and she thought it was time to clear the air with Curtis.
Curtis excuses himself, and Portia feels this is her fault, she is the cause of the tension between Stella and Curtis. Stella explains this is a conversation she needs to have with Curtis alone. Portia heads out, and Curtis brings tea out to Stella.
Curtis and Stella sit on the couch, and Curtis asks her now that they know Trina is his daughter, why did she feel the need to keep this from him. Stella felt it wasn’t her place to tell him, and he and Portia were happy. She didn’t want to ruin that, but she also couldn’t marry them knowing what Portia was keeping from him. Curtis asks what’s changed? She says she realizes keeping quiet caused more pain than good, and she’s sorry. He forgives her, and Stella needs him to know how much she cares about him. She insists he needs the support of his family now that he has a daughter, which changes everything.
Curtis insists he has no plans to replace Taggert, but does hope he and Trina can have their own relationship one day. Stella asks about him and Portia, and he admits he doesn’t know what’s going to happen between them. She asks what made him move back. Curtis says a situation happened between him and Jordan, and he realized he needed to give his marriage to Portia a chance. Stella is glad to hear that and asks how Jordan took the news. He admits he hasn’t told Jordan he’s moved back in. Stella says he needs to talk to Jordan right now.
At the hospital, Jordan brings TJ some coffee, which he desperately needs. She realizes he forgot they were supposed to meet for coffee. TJ says it’s been a rough night and Moily spent the night at her mom’s. He admits he messed up.
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Jordan and TJ sit down, and he tells her about the fertility issues they’re having. He admits he said things he shouldn’t have and Molly ran out of the apartment to her mom’s. Jordan is sure they’ll get through this, but TJ isn’t so sure. Suddenly, Molly appears. Jordan decides to leave them to talk, and she has to check in with the station.
TJ asks Molly if she got a good sleep at her mom’s. She says she tossed and turned all night. TJ says he did the same. Molly is sorry for spending the night away, but he doesn’t blame her as he’s the one whose words came out all wrong. She relays she thought she had to deal with this diagnosis on her own, but knows now she has him, her sisters and mother. She also knows, there is more than one way to start a family if he’s open to it.
Portia arrives at work and spots Jordan. She approaches her and suggests Taggert might need a friend right about now. Jordan realizes the tests came in and Curtis is Trina’s father. Jordan assures her that she’ll reach out to Taggert. She asks how Curtis is handling the news. Portia says she doesn’t, but she’s hopeful as Stella is back and is talking to him now, and Curtis moved back home. Jordan is shocked. Portia explains they decided it’s the only way to make their marriage work.
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At the WSB headquarters, Anna asks Agent Hersley why she’s under arrest. He reveals she made the front page of The Sun as a double agent, and her past has been exposed. Anna says there is nothing in this article the bureau didn’t know about. Martin is shown in, and Anna thinks this is a mistake. Hersley says it’s not, and she’s being accused of treason against the state.
Martin demands to talk to his client alone, so Hersley steps out. Anna tells Martin the WSB knew about her being a double agent, but Martin says the public didn’t and this is bad. He says the public will want answers and justice. Anna asks how she defends herself against accusations that are true. Her mistakes with the DBX were decades ago when she was young and naive, and has had a stellar career since then. Anna knows she’s being charged to cover the WSB’s own asses with the media, and Martin agrees.
Martin brings Hersley back in, and Anna says she knows the WSB is hanging her out to dry. Hersley explains with her dossier being released to the public, they know she’s never been held accountable until now. He warns her if she tries to fight these charges they may be forced to look into her associates, such as Robert Scorpio and Annie Donnelly.
Anna taunts the possibility that their files on her are incomplete, and there were many off-the-books unofficial ops she has records on, ones which would seriously embarrass the WSB. She tells him if anything happens to Robert or Annie or anyone else she cares about, she will take the WSB down with her! She taunts, unlike the WSB, she doesn’t make idle threats. Hersley says her friends are safe and he walks out.
Martin asks what just happened. Are they going forward with the charges? Anna says they aren’t. She explains this is Victor’s doing, and he got the last laugh. Anna reveals that Victor’s move is forcing her to resign, she’s no longer an agent and never will be one again.
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Valentine stops by Laura’s to pick up what belongs to him. He says Martin filled him in on the will, and the finger he was left. They briefly discuss Anna’s situation. Valentin says apparently Victor stole a copy of Anna’s file years ago and made sure it was made public upon his death.
Aside from the finger, Valentin says he was told there was something else left for him. Laura explains it’s not for him, it’s for Charlotte. She hands him the locket and thought it was best to give it to him to decide what to do with. He says like it or not she is a Cassidine. He just hopes with Victor gone, Charlotte can create a new legacy for her family.
Laura switches the subject to the family property in Chechnya that Victor has left to Nikolas. She suspects Nikolas may be there. Valentin notes that given the political climate, if he is there, getting him out of the country will be difficult and dangerous. Laura still has to try, he’s her son, and she feels as if a part of her is missing. Valentin says if she insists on going, then he will go with her. Laura doesn’t know what to say but thanks him. Valentin says she doesn’t have to say anything, but if she wants to do this, tell him when they leave.
On the next General Hospital: Mason expects some appreciation from Ava and Austin. Jordan asks Curtis if there is really enough room in his life for another complication. Michael explains to Carly there is a way to ensure she never has to open her mouth. Trina asks Spencer if he really wants to know what this box may be protecting his family from. Dex tells Joss, “I won’t do that again.” Sonny confronts Ned and yells, “You’re not going anywhere!”
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