Michael accuses Abby of lying to him about being a prostitute at Kelly's, but she insists it's true and says they have to stop seeing each other. She runs out leaving Michael looking devastated.
At the penthouse, Carly yells at Sam for introducing Abby, a prostitute, to Michael. Sam defends Abby and encourages Carly to listen to how much her son enjoys being with her. Carly continues to lash out, as Jason tries to calm her down and reason with her. Michael comes to the door and upon seeing Carly, yells at her to leave. He won't defend himself or Abby to her anymore. Carly begrudgingly leaves. Michael says Carly doesn’t understand what happened to him in prison, but he knows Jason does. Michael doesn't want to talk about it though and leaves to find Carly. Jason notes Michael was so close to saying 'it' and then gets a call from Bernie, about Mike being on another losing streak. Jason leaves to tell Sonny and asks Sam to call Abby to come over so he can talk to her.
Michael finds Carly at home. He needs her to understand this is his life and he has to make his own decisions. Carly just wants to protect him from everything, but she knows he needs to make his own choices – even about Abby. Michael loves her, but he needs her to promise that she will stay out of his relationship with Abby. She promises to try her best.
Dante appeals to Sonny in his office to call off the wedding. Sonny tells his son how stubborn Brenda is. She wants the wedding and she will get it. Dante leaves and Jason drops by to tell Sonny about his father being in debt again. Sonny declares Mike needs to go to rehab. Jason thinks rehab is too big a leap and wants to help Mike, but Sonny tells Jason sometimes you have to let people fall. Sonny then tells Jason why he didn’t ask him to be his best man. Jason understands and reminds him he'll be giving Brenda away.
Jason returns home to Sam and Abby. Abby tells them she lied to Michael about being a prostitute so he would stay away from her. Jason thinks Michael should know the truth so he can make his own choices. Abby cries as she says she won't let Michael get hurt because of her. Jason wants her to respect him enough to tell him the truth and Michael will have to deal with the consequences of his ensuing actions. After Abby leaves, Jason worries about Michael and what happened to him in prison. Sam thinks when he's ready Michael will come to him to talk. She adds Jason is the best parent Michael could ever ask for.
At the loft, Lulu tells Maxie she's worried about Dante, as Theo stops by looking for Detective Falconeri. Maxie leaves as Theo waits for Dante inside. Theo brings up the first murder Brenda and Dante were part of. Lulu looks stunned as Theo tells her about Aleksander and how they dumped his body, but she pretends she knew about it. Theo can't wait any longer for Dante and leaves. Dante returns home to Lulu, who tells him she found out about the first murder he covered up for Brenda. Dante tells her what happened, but Lulu can't understand why he lied to her. She demands to know what else he's hiding. Dante didn't feel it was his secret to tell. She doesn't think she really knows him, but he assures her she means everything to him. She tells him he's the perfect liar because he knows what to tell people. She can't trust him and walks out on him.
Sonny exits his office and finds Theo sitting at a table in the restaurant. They have a glass of wine and discuss Dante and Brenda's case. Sonny orders him to keep the first murder under wraps and to keep Brenda off the stand. Theo declares Brenda will take the stand because all the work he's done depends on it.
Molly jolts awake after a dream about the bus crash at the lake house. Alexis comforts her and encourages her daughter to talk about it. Kristina returns home after school and Alexis runs out to pick up some soup. Molly asks to borrow her sister's laptop, but Kristina tells her to use their mother's computer instead. Molly yells at Kristina for never helping her and throws a vase. Kristina is stunned, but Molly says it was an accident. Alexis returns and Kristina tells her mother she broke the vase, much to Molly's surprise. Alexis goes to make dinner and Kristina explains she lied because she owes Molly for all the times she's covered for her.A repeat of the May 27, 1996 episode will air.
Sonny plans to leave Lily for Brenda.
Jason and Carly hit the sheets.
Luke confronts Justus about a murder.