8 hours earlier: 9 PM
A voice says, "When you're alone in the dark, you never know who will be coming for you or why.
Liz opens the closet door and a body falls out with a knife in the back. She hears someone coming and takes the knife out of the dead body and hides behind the door. Coop opens the door, but closes it again and leaves. He walks by some candles and swords on the wall. When Coop is gone, Liz leaves the room and rushes past the wall of candles and swords. One sword is missing.
Kate thinks she sees a boat trying to make it to the island. Sonny doesn't care about that right now, though. He wants to know how he can protect her when his life has already touched her. She tells him that what has happened had nothing to do with him. He apologizes that he can't protect her. She doesn't want him to shut her out of his life. He warns her that being a part of his life could be rough. She tells him that she's a scrapper and she's strong. He knows that, but he has seen what his life has done to women. There are different rules for his world. He knows what Trevor is capable of, because he's done some of the same stuff. Kate says that he makes her happy, and she can't remember the last person that's made her happy.
The bomb on the boat is at 35 seconds and quickly counting down. Jason notices something flapping in the wind. When he reaches down to touch it, he realizes it is a bomb. It is at 5 seconds. The bomb explodes just as Sonny and Kate move away from the window.
Johnny tells Logan that he's not the type to pin a man to the wall. Logan says he knows that what happened to Ric was the job of a whack-o like him. Johnny says he's not the whack job. His father is, and if he doesn't stop him, more people will die. Logan tells him he's not going anywhere except back to the ballroom. Johnny punches Logan and manages to get away. He finds Liz walking around and grabs her. She gasps, but he tells her he's not going to hurt her. She tells him to get away from her, but Johnny tells her she shouldn't be wandering around here alone. She thinks he could be the one that killed the man in the closet. She tells him about what happened. He tells her she's right. She doesn't know him, but she needs to get to the ballroom right away.
Lulu does not notice Anthony behind her. Luke gets everyone's attention and warns them that the murderer could be anywhere on the island. They need to stay together. Sam notices Anthony, but leaves without saying anything. In the hallway, Lulu drops her mask. Anthony starts to approach her with the string in his hands, but she walks away before he can strangle her. Anthony is not happy. Lulu goes over to her father and asks him what he knows about Anthony Zacchara. He says he never met the man, but he knows he is bad news. He wants her to stay away from him and his son. She asks if he would recognize him if he saw him. Luke is curious and asks why she is asking. Meanwhile, Sam pulls Emily aside after seeing Anthony again and him waving at her. She tells Emily that they need to talk. Emily says that if it's about Lucky or Liz, she's not interested. Sam tells her she just wants to know about a person running around Wyndemere. Does she recognize the person in the corner? Emily doesn't see anyone. Anthony is gone.
Maxie sees Jax and Carly, and she asks Carly if she has shot anyone lately. Maxie fills Georgie in on what happened between Carly and Coop. Georgie tells her maybe Carly is right. Maxie says she knows Coop, and he doesn't have it in him to kill someone.
Robin tells Patrick and Leyla to stop hovering over her. She isn't sick and she isn't pregnant. Patrick sends Leyla to check on Ric, and he asks Robin what happened. She's not sure, but when she saw his blood on her mask, she thought it was hers.
Skye asks Leyla how Ric is doing. Leyla isn't sure how they are going to be able to stop the bleeding. Ric wakes up and asks about Molly. Alexis assures him that Molly is ok. She gives him a drink of water and tells him everything is going to be ok. Ric tells her she is a terrible liar. He knows she is worried. Jax tells them that he has the keys to the launch, but Sam says they'll never make it. Perhaps they can get someone on the radio. Carly tells Lulu that she needs to stay put. Lulu asks her if that's what she would do. Johnny's dad is crazy and he's here. Jax comes over and tells her she needs to stay put. He tells Carly that she needs to go with Sam, but Carly doesn't want to. Jerry comes in and tells them there's a problem. He went to the docks and all the launches are ripped up. He's going to go search and see if he can find anything that will help them. Meanwhile, Logan is relieved to find Lulu. He tells her about his suspicions of Johnny. Lulu tells him that it's not Johnny, but his father that is murdering people. Nadine sits down next to Lulu and questions her about Johnny. Lulu tells her that Johnny isn't who Logan thinks he is. She asks Nadine to do her a favor. Later, Nadine and Lulu walk around with the same masks on.
Luke thinks the mystery has something to do with the mob since Sonny is missing. He wants to talk to Logan, but Scott overhears and says he's going to be the only one asking questions. They go over to Spinelli and ask him about Jason and Sonny's plans for tonight. Spinelli doesn't want to answer and says he can not share their mob dealings with them, but Luke asks if Lulu can change that answer. Spinelli does not relent and says that he knows nothing of the warped one. Scott gets mad, but Georgie defends him and says that's just the way he speaks. Emily comes over and tells Scott to grow up. Luke tells Spinelli that if he thinks of anything to come find him and tell him. Scott tells Logan to go talk to Lulu. She's been hanging out with Johnny. Maybe she can reveal something. As Logan watches, Spinelli goes to talk to Lulu. He realizes it's Nadine, but she shushes him and tells him that she's doing Lulu a favor by pretending to be her. Spinelli leaves to talk to Luke, and suddenly someone grabs Nadine. It's Anthony. He is surprised when the mask unveils Nadine and not Lulu. She asks him what he wants, and he asks her if she gardens. She says no, and he says that's too bad. He approaches her with the string in hand.
Johnny finds Lulu running around the halls again and asks her what she's doing. She tells him that she's using herself as bait. He's mad that after he told her what his father is capable of, she's still running around in danger. Logan finds them and asks Lulu why she keeps running back to Johnny. He tells Johnny that Lulu is coming back with him, right? Lulu just stares at him.
Trevor comes by to check on Ric. Patrick tells him that he needs to be evacuated now or he won't be strong enough for the trip. Trevor starts to leave, but Alexis stops him. She slaps him and calls him selfish when he tells her there's nothing more he can do for Ric. He wants to go check on Kate. She tells him she's had her own experience with a lousy father. She tells him he is a failure to watch his son bleeding to death and not even give him five minutes that will cost him nothing. When Trevor leaves, Ric questions Alexis and tells her he thought she didn't care about him. Alexis tries to find out if Ric saw his attacker, but he said it was too dark. He apologizes to Skye for being a lousy date and then apologizes to Alexis for being a lousy husband. Alexis reminds him that he's a wonderful father. He asks if his father was there, and the women tell him that his father left to try to get the launch ready. Ric starts to question that, but he moves and the pain comes back. Leyla comes to check on Ric, so Alexis and Skye have time alone to talk. Alexis asks Skye if she and Ric are dating, and Skye admits that she is interested in him. Alexis says it's good for Ric to have something nice in his life.
Nikolas and Lucky talk about how they shouldn't have let Coop go off on his own. Lucky tells Nikolas he knows that he was just trying to do something nice for Emily and now it backfired and a lunatic is on the loose. Lucky reveals that Liz told him about the blackouts. Nikolas starts to get panicky again, and Lucky tells him they should just drop the subject. He turns around and Nikolas knocks him out.
Emily talks to Alfred about the past parties at Wyndemere and how worried she is about Nikolas. Alfred tells her that the love a woman can give can sometimes be the incentive a man needs to overcome anything. He asks her if she's alright and if he should go find Nikolas. She says no. She's been under a lot of stress lately, but Nikolas needs to know that they trust him. Meanwhile, Nikolas comes out of a secret passageway and finds Lucky's handcuffs. He picks them up. He finds Emily and reveals to her that he had another blackout. They lost track of Coop, and he's not sure what happened to Lucky.
As Sam works on the radio, Jerry searches for the fuelline and finds out that it is missing. The two start to bicker, but Jax tells them that this is going nowhere. Carly decides she has to go back to the house. She knows who is doing all of this. Jax tells her that she needs to stay safe to get back to her boys, but she sneaks out when no one is looking. She starts running towards the house and trips over a body. It's Coop. Meanwhile, Jerry, Jax, and Sam realize Carly is gone. Suddenly, gun shots ring out.
Someone grabs Liz as she walks back into the room of the murdered man. She struggles until she turns around and sees that it's Jason.
Robin apologizes to Leyla for her necklace. Patrick checks on Ric, while Leyla checks to make sure Alexis is ok.
Trevor walks into a room and finds Kate naked in Sonny's arms. Sonny asks him if he's surprised to see him.
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Wyndemere 7 hours earlier: 10 PM
"There are two choices when you are scared. One, you hide. Two, you stay and fight."
Trevor asks Kate what she's doing there with Sonny. Sonny tells him the conversation is over. Trevor reveals that Ric has been stabbed. Someone tried to kill Sonny's little brother. Sonny says it wasn't just anyone, but it was Anthony. Sonny says Anthony doesn't know he's here. Sonny knows that Trevor set him up. He knows Anthony is crazy and Trevor is running the business. Trevor says he doesn't have time for this. Kate asks him if he's seen Anthony. He says no, but he's seen the signs. Kate asks why Ric is involved. Trevor says he was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. Sonny thinks that Anthony knows more than they think. Maybe he's tired of being locked up. Maybe he's going after Trevor. Sonny thinks they should let Anthony find him. Trevor says if he's after anyone, it's Sonny. Trevor wants Kate to come with him, but Kate tells him to burn in hell. Trevor warns her that if Anthony killed his own wife, he will have no problem killing her. When he leaves, Kate asks Sonny what is next. He tells her he's going to arrange his second and final meeting with Anthony Zacchara.
Logan tells Lulu that Johnny is a psycho. He wants to take her back to the ballroom, but Johnny says they may not make it back. Logan tells him to stop scaring Lulu. Johnny says he's just trying to save her life. Logan asks Lulu if she's ever seen Anthony Zacchara. Johnny is the one who stabbed Ric, not his father. Johnny tells Lulu that they need to get off the island. They know how his father works. The two men continue to argue until Johnny says let's go. Logan tells her to choose. She either trusts him or she doesn't. Lulu asks Johnny to go back into the ballroom with them, but he won't. He tells them that if they run into his father, act happy. Talk about flowers and remind him that Maria wouldn't want him to kill. When he leaves, Logan asks who Maria is. Lulu explains that Maria was Johnny's mother. He thinks Johnny is playing her. Lulu tells him that she's been to his house and has heard his father. He really is crazy. That's why they keep him locked up.
Anthony talks to Nadine about how flowers are different, but all women are all alike. They steal men's hearts and then betray them. Nadine grabs a fire poker and tells Anthony to get away from her. He says he just wants to have some fun. Spinelli comes in and tells Anthony to stay away from Nadine. Anthony says the more the merrier. He asks them who wants to go first. Nadine asks why he wants to kill them. Anthony says he is trying to keep his son safe. He tells them that dying young is very romantic. Spinelli creates a diversion and the two escape from Anthony. Meanwhile, Georgie tells Maxie that they need to go after Spinelli. She's worried that he may be in danger. Maxie tells her they should only be worrying about themselves.
Two men walk in with guns and Jax jumps up and shoots them both dead. He wants to know who they were and what they were doing coming after them. Jerry gets them tied up and out on the docks. Jerry and Sam argue over who is going to drive the boat. Jax ends up winning the coin toss to take the boat, while Jerry is supposed to take Sam back to the house. Jerry tells Jax not to die on him, and Jax tells him to give his love to Carly.
Meanwhile, Carly lays back down when she hear something. She gets back up and runs into a cave where she trips and knocks herself out. She wakes up and Anthony is there with her. He asks her what happened, and she tells him that she thinks she saw a bat and fell. He tells her she must have hit her head. She thanks him for helping her. He asks what she is doing all alone out in a storm.
Jason asks Liz what she's doing running around the dark house. She tells him about looking for flashlights and how she got disoriented in the dark house. She tells him about the body she found. Jason knows that Anthony Zacchara is up to no good. He tells her he needs to keep her safe and have the element of surprise on his side when he sneaks up on Anthony. They hold hands and run to the barn. She holds his gun while he looks around to make sure they are safe. When he looks at her in the light he asks her what happened to her face. Who hit her? She tells him about her fight with Sam. Jason says that when this is all over, he will deal with Sam. Liz warns him that Sam is going to tell Lucky about Jake. It's the only thing she has left to hurt them with. Jason decides he needs to teach Liz how to shoot so she can protect herself. He warns her that if anyone comes at her, shoot them three times in the chest and run the other way. Don't try to talk to Zacchara. He kisses her and leaves. She locks the door. When she hears knocking on the door later, she takes aim.
Ric mentions that the pain is going away. Patrick tells him to be still. Ric knows he is in bad shape. Alexis tells him he better live for his daughter's sake. He says he plans on living to see his daughter grow up and graduate from Harvard. He apologizes for all the bad things he did. If he could do it over again, he would have. He would have been kinder to her. She agrees that she would have done things differently, too. Patrick tells them that they need to do surgery now. Robin wonders what they can find to operate with. She comes back with some fishing line, but Patrick worries that Ric will bleed to death when they un-bandage him. Trevor comes in and Patrick explains what they are going to try to do. He doesn't want them to operate on his son with fishing line, but Robin tells him that's all they have. Patrick is the best. Ric will need a blood transfusion, though. Over in a corner, Skye notices Alexis in pain. She asks her when the pain started. Alexis says she survived cancer. She can survive this. It's nothing.
Nikolas talks to Luke about candles. He thinks he and Lucky must have been separated, because he couldn't find him. Luke isn't worried. Lucky knows Wyndemere, and he will find his way back. When Luke leaves, Emily asks Nikolas if he knows where he and Lucky got separated at. Nikolas reveals that he had another blackout. Nikolas wants to go look for Lucky. He was there in the study with him, and then all of a sudden he was there alone. For all he knows, he could have attacked his own brother. Meanwhile, Scott talks to Luke about getting a search party together. Luke thinks it's too dangerous, but Scott thinks they have a chance of taking the killer if they have a group. Coop comes back and everyone is concerned because of the gash on his head. Luke asks him who did this to him, but Coop doesn't know. He was looking for whoever stabbed Ric when he heard gunshots and was knocked out. Luke asks why they should believe him. He's been gone a long time. Suddenly, there's a knock at the door. It's Lulu and Logan. Luke asks her why she keeps putting her life on the line. She tells him that she was trying to find Johnny, but he wouldn't come back with them. Logan interjects that Johnny didn't want to come back because he was the one who stabbed Ric. Lulu tells them all that Anthony, not Johnny stabbed Ric. Luke wants to know why. He thinks that Anthony's real target is Trevor. Scott thinks he's going to kill everyone in his way. Luke thinks they should just let Anthony kill whoever he came for and let the cops sort the mess out in the morning. Logan tells them he doesn't think Anthony is even there. Luke says if he's so sure Johnny is the killer, then go track him down and take Scott. Logan tries to convince Scott to go with him, but Scott tells him it's a bad idea. Logan thinks his dad isn't siding with him, but Scott says he just doesn't want to see his son get into a fight he can't win. Logan goes back to Georgie and Maxie and asks where Lulu is. They realize she is gone and figure out she went to find Johnny.
Nikolas tells Emily that Lucky wouldn't have just left him. Something must have happened to him. He needs to find him. Emily warns him about Anthony, but Nikolas says he's going to get a gun. Emily doesn't like that idea since Nikolas has never even seen Anthony Zacchara. Nikolas tells Luke he's going to go look for Lucky, but Luke doesn't want him to go. He tells him that they need the host there with them. The fewer targets out there, the better. Maybe Lucky found Liz and they are just hanging low. Jerry and Sam walk in and tell everyone what happened. Luke tells them to stay here and stay away from the grudge match. Jerry thinks everyone needs to get off the island. Luke tells him no one will leave the island tonight.
Spinelli and Nadine roam the halls with swords. A man sneaks up on Nadine and she almost hits him with her sword. It's Jason. Spinelli is relieved. He tells Jason about what happened and that Anthony is chasing them. Jason says he probably got bored chasing the two of them and found another target.
Johnny looks around the castle and finds another dead body. He drags the body until Sonny comes in with his gun drawn. Kate tells both men to put their guns down. They're supposed to be on the same side. Johnny tells him that he found the body and thinks his dad stole the dead guest's clothes in order to blend in. Sonny talks him down and he lowers his gun. As soon as he does, Sonny puts the gun to Johnny's head and tells him now they will do it his way. Lulu sneaks out of the room again in an effort to try to find Spinelli when she stumbles upon Sonny, Kate, and Johnny. She is stunned when she sees Sonny kick Johnny down and yells out to Anthony to show his face in 10 seconds or he's going to blow his son's brains all over the floor.
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6 hours earlier: 12 AM
"We all have limits, lines we know we won't cross until we do."
Sonny yells for Zacchara to come or Johnny will die. Kate and Lulu talk Sonny out of it and he realizes Johnny is the only one who can stop Anthony. The two women talk about how he wouldn't have shot him anyway, but Johnny says yes he would. That's what his father would have done.
Jason, Spinelli and Nadine all make it back to the barn where Liz is waiting. Spinelli wants to help Jason, but as usual, Jason wants to work alone. When Jason leaves the barn, Spinelli is depressed and calls himself a wimp. Nadine points out that he saved her from Anthony. Just because he doesn't carry a gun doesn't mean he's a wimp. Liz agrees with her. They are stopped from continuing their conversation when they hear a noise outside. Spinelli decides to check outside and when they finally open the door, they discover a man who barely has a pulse. They take him inside the barn to try to help him.
Ric asks his dad if he came there to watch him die. Trevor tells him he isn't going to die. Patrick is ready to start the surgery, but they need to find a blood donor quickly. Unfortunately, Trevor is not a match. Before he leaves, he whispers to Ric to fight. Skye notices that Alexis is not doing well, but she tells Skye that Ric is the main concern right now.
Carly asks Anthony what he's doing out there. He tells her that there's a psycho in the house killing people. He thought it would be safer to leave. He helps her out of the dirt and she sits on the rock. He asks her if she likes to garden. He wants to see the gardens on Spoon Island. They talk about the storm, and he says, "We work; we plant, then one night it can be all destroyed." This storm is terrible for the roses. He asks her if she keeps roses. She says no, but she thinks they are beautiful. She says her son's grandma has roses. He asks what her son's name is, and she tells him Benjamin. She asks him if he has kids, and he says one boy. That's why he's there. He talks about Johnny when he was a kid. His mother was too lenient. He could do no wrong. Anthony asks who Carly loves more, her son or her husband. Who would she pick if she had to pick between them. She says she loves them differently. She is devoted to her son, but her husband is the love of her life. Kids take your love and grow up and move away. Carly says she loves her husband forever, and she knows he feels the same about her. He tells her that her husband is very fortunate. Don't ever betray him. He leaves, and Carly is relieved.
Nikolas tells Emily that he needs a way to defend himself. He wants to take the gun and find Liz and Lucky. She tells him he just had a blackout. She can't risk him having another one with a gun in his hand. He asks if she thinks he would actually harm them. He asks her if she trusts him. She doesn't answer. Nikolas asks her if she believes in him. They leave and go to check on Ric. They're trying to find a donor. Robin tells Emily that she won't risk operating on Ric. Emily tells her that she will. Nikolas gets ready to leave and asks if anyone wants to come back to the ballroom. Alexis says she will stay there with Ric. Nikolas notices something is wrong with her, but she tells him it is just stress.
Luke tells Jerry that trying to get off the island by boat is suicide. Jerry tells him they won't make room for him. There is no launch, but Jerry tells them about the boat Jax is driving. Sam interrupts and says she needs to know where Lucky is. Luke tells her that he went to find Liz. They will be back. Scott comes over and the men start to argue over what is best and what they should do. Sonny comes to the door and Luke goes to talk to him. Sonny sends Johnny, Lulu, and Kate inside the ballroom. Sonny tells Luke he's going to finish off Anthony Zacchara tonight. Anthony is insane. The business is being run by Trevor. Sonny goes off to wander the halls in search for Anthony. Meanwhile, Logan continues antagonizing Johnny until Trevor comes in and asks if anyone has A negative or O negative type blood. Luke tells him no luck. As he leaves, Luke hears Tracy screaming. He runs toward his Spanky. He finds her lying at the bottom of the stairs. She threatens to sue Alfred for doing this to her. She was late, so she waited in the shed. She's worried she'll never be able to walk again. Luke silences her by kissing her. She asks what he did that for, and he tells her he's thankful she's alive. Although Tracy is in pain, Luke tells her what is going on. He tells her he will take care of her. Scott comes back with a brandy and tells them the weather is getting worse.
Carly comes back into the ballroom after having escaped Anthony. She tells everyone that she just spent 30 minutes with Anthony Zacchara. She wants to know where Jax is and is mad when she realizes no one has even checked on him. He comes in shortly afterwards, though, and she runs towards him. She tells him all about her run in with Anthony. Kate tells her that when he killed his wife it made him insane. Maxie makes a point of rubbing in Logan's face the fact that Carly did in fact see Anthony Zacchara. He tells her to lay off. When Jax finds out that Ric is badly injured, he tells Carly that he needs to try to get Ric over to the mainland. She doesn't want him to go and tells him that she's worried she'll never see him again. He tells her he's going to spend the rest of his life with her and the boys. Carly goes over to Kate and asks her how long Sonny has been gone. She decides she's going to go find him. Someone has to. Meanwhile, Trevor finds Sonny and tells him that his brother needs him. He begs him to give Ric his blood for a transfusion. Carly finds the two just as they are talking about Ric, and she tells Sonny to let Ric bleed to death.
Sam and Jerry go talk to Patrick about the boat. Sam asks if anyone has seen Lucky, but she doesn't get an answer. Jerry asks Alexis if she is ok, but she tells him she is fine. Jerry tells them all that they are going to try to get people off the island with the boat. As the storm gets worse, Jerry and Sam continue checking rooms. They know Anthony is out there somewhere. Meanwhile, Patrick starts the surgery. It will all be for nothing if they can't find a donor, though.
Johnny walks into the study, and Lulu comes in behind him. He asks her if she's trying to get herself killed. She wants to stop the killings. She wants to use herself as bait. Johnny tells her that his father will know it's a trap. Jason comes up to them and surprises them. He tells them this is the wrong time to be fighting. They could be killed. They didn't even notice him approaching them. Lulu is surprised to see Jason. Johnny wants Jason to take Lulu out of there. He wants to take care of his father. Jason says it's too late to save Anthony. Johnny says he's not going to save him; he's going to kill him.
Coop tells everyone in the ballroom what happened to Tracy. He and Logan decide to talk about security. Meanwhile, Georgie asks Nikolas how many rooms are in the house. He tells her at least 50. Suddenly, Georgie notices that Maxie is gone.
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Georgie gets really worried when Maxie is nowhere to be found suddenly in the main ballroom. Logan upsets Georgie when he dismisses her concern for Maxie and thinks that Maxie just took off hoping that Cooper would go looking for her and play hero. Cooper tells Georgie that he will go help her find Maxie. They look in several rooms but can't find her. Logan catches up to them and can't believe they are that worried about her. He tells Georgie that Maxie is a drama queen and is probably hoping for them to go look for her. Georgie gets very upset and attacks Logan with her fists and pummels him for saying nasty things about her sister when she could be in danger from Anthony Zacchara. Georgie tells Logan to go find Maxie and prove what kind of macho hero he is instead of insulting Maxie. Cooper accuses Logan of being the same coward he was when he was a soldier in Iraq. Meanwhile, Anthony does find Maxie and grabs her around the throat and drags her to another room. Maxie tries to hide how afraid she is with bravado. Anthony tells he knows women like her, they use men and betray them with their lies. Maxie tells him that he doesn't know her at all. Anthony tells her he wants her to play a little game with him and takes out his gun. Maxie asks him what kind of game he wants to play with her. He tells her he wants to play Russian Roulette with her. Maxie plays along with him but tells him he is insane. He agrees with her that he is insane and that there is something very liberating about not caring what people think of him and what he does to people. He tells her they can't play their game until he finds the gaming room. Maxie lies and tells him she thinks the gaming room is down the hall and couple of rooms to the left. He turns around slightly so Maxie hits him in the back of the head with a crystal vase and runs away. Anthony tells her he will be going after her and will find her. Maxie ends up running into Lucky who grabs her and hugs her when he sees how frightened she is.
Lulu argues with Johnny about helping him lure his father out into the open by being bate for him. Johnny disagrees with her idea and tells her that he will be going after his father and she will be staying with the others so she is safe. Jason shows up in the room they are in and wonders why they are arguing when they should be staying with the others in a safe room. Lulu wants to help Johnny find his father and thinks she can be bait for him since Anthony wanted to kill her because he thought she was Johnny's new girlfriend. Jason agrees with Johnny that Lulu should not make herself a target for Anthony but thinks that Johnny is going after his father to protect him and so they aren't exactly on the same side. Johnny tells Jason that he isn't going after his father to protect him but to kill him himself. Jason grabs Lulu's arm as she starts to argue with him about making her own choices and Johnny reluctantly follows them. Meanwhile, Liz, Paige, and Spinelli find one of Zacchara's men laying wounded on the ground outside the barn and drag his body inside. Liz and Paige try to tend to his gunshot wounds and ask him who he is and why he is there. The man manages to say one word, "Zacchara" before he dies. Paige ends up talking about her sister Jolene, and how she ended up being someone she wouldn't recognize now since she was such a good and kind sister to her. Liz explains about her own life experiences lately and how you can find yourself doing things you never thought you would do and end up being more surprised about yourself than anyone else. Soon after that Jason shows up at the barn with Lulu and Johnny. He puts Spinelli in charge of protecting Lulu and everyone and to make sure Lulu stays there and doesn't try to leave. They tell Jason about the dead gunmen and what he said. Liz hugs Jason when she sees him with Lulu. Jason hugs her back but then pulls away to take care of business. Lulu starts to protest what Jason is doing by making her stay there but Jason ignores her and leaves with Johnny. Lulu tries to use her charm to persuade Spinelli to go with her to find Anthony. Liz and Paige try to reason with Lulu about staying there with them and letting Jason handle things. Lulu ignores them and tries to get Spinelli to let her go. Spinelli tells her he has follow Jason's orders and can't let her go. Lulu walks past him and tries to walk out of the barn. Spinelli hits her over the head with the butt of the gun and knocks her unconscious. He feels really bad about it but tells her while she is laying unconscious that he had no choice but to keep her from getting hurt. He brings her to another room and sits her down in a chair. Lulu wakes up but doesn't remember much about what happened. She thinks she got hit in the head with a tree branch and Spinelli goes along with it so he doesn't have to tell her what he really did to knock her out. Lulu tells him she is sleepy and looks like she is going to go back to sleep but Spinelli tells her it isn't a good idea for her to go to sleep if she has a concussion and promises to stay there and take good care of her. She smiles at him and tells him he is a great friend to her and she wouldn't know what she would do without him. Later, Paige makes a comment to Liz when they are alone about Jason being her "guy" who is a professional who she is sure can keep them safe. Liz corrects her about Jason being her guy and that what she saw isn't what she thinks and asks her to act like she never saw her hug Jason earlier.
Trevor runs into Sonny and Kate in the main atrium and asks him if he has the same blood type as Ric, A-. Sonny doesn't answer him but Trevor can tell by Sonny's expression that he is the same blood type. Trevor pleads with Sonny to go upstairs and agree to donate his blood so Ric can get a blood transfusion before he dies. Sonny keeps his gun pointed at Trevor and doesn't respond. Trevor comes closer to Sonny who keeps his gun aimed at him. Kate steps in and tells Trevor to back off and assumes that Sonny will donate his blood so Ric can have a transfusion and live. Sonny doesn't agree to do anything for Ric but listens to Trevor plead for Ric's life. Carly comes downstairs and tells Trevor that there is no way in hell that Sonny will help save Ric's life after what Ric did to him and his family. Trevor tells Carly to stay out of this since it doesn't concern her. Carly refuses to go anywhere and reminds Sonny of all the reasons why he shouldn't help Ric live. Trevor brings up Sonny's mother as a reason why Sonny should save his brother. Carly can't believe the nerve of Trevor to use Sonny's mother when he was the one who made Adella choose between her two sons all those years ago. She tells Trevor that he is a monster just like his son and tells Kate about how Ric kidnapped her when she was pregnant and chained her to a wall and that he doesn't deserve to live. Kate disagrees with her about Ric deserving to die and tells her that this is Sonny's decision not hers. Sonny finally speaks up and tells them that he needs to see Ric for himself before he will make a decision. Carly can't believe that Sonny is even thinking about helping save Ric and tells him he is a fool if he does. She storms off angry and Sonny almost goes after her. Kate tells Sonny not to go after Carly because that is what she is hoping he will do so that Ric will die before he can help him. Meanwhile, Patrick performs surgery on Ric with Emily, Leyla, and Robin helping him. Patrick complains about how poor the lighting is in the room and how he can't see where the bleeders are in his arteries to stop the bleeding. Robin finds the artery that is bleeding and shows Patrick where it is. He is able to stop the bleeding but feels that if they don't find a blood donor for Ric soon he will die. Sonny shows up with Kate upstairs and sees Ric laying there weak from loss of blood. Patrick tells Sonny and Kate that Ric needs a blood transfusion right away and needs Sonny to consent to it. Sonny agrees to donate his blood. They hook Sonny up to a tube they made up and attach it to Ric's arm. Kate tells Sonny that she knows he wouldn't be able to let his brother die and would do what he needed to do. Sonny tells her that he doesn't give a damn about his brother and did this for her. Meanwhile, Alexis watches Ric's surgery in agony as her stomach pains get worse. She ends up having to lay down on the couch and hold her stomach. She makes a sound of pain that alerts Robin. Robin goes to check on her. Skye tells her that Alexis has something wrong with her and it seems like it could be her appendix. Robin examines her to see where it is hurting but Alexis can't handle her probing and tells her she hurts too much to move. Jax comes into the room to let them know that he can transport Ric by boat back to the city even in the storm. He sees that Alexis is in pain and checks on her. He tries to get Alexis to move but she can't move without being in a lot of pain. Robin asks Emily if she can search the mansion and find something for Alexis to have for the pain. Emily tells her that she thinks Nikolas has some leftover painkillers somewhere and will go look for some. Jax insists on escorting Emily to protect her. They come back later with a pill for Alexis to take to alleviate the pain some. The painkiller doesn't work as effectively as they would like. Jax tells Alexis that he can take her on the boat and bring her to the hospital even if the storm is dangerous. Alexis asks Robin what she would do. Robin tells her she can't answer that. Alexis asks her what she would do if she was Patrick. Robin tells her that she would drag him and even carry him onto the boat if she had to. Alexis appreciates her honest answer and lets Jax carry her. Meanwhile, Carly finds Sam and Jerry arguing about who is going to take the boat back to the mainland, Jerry or Jax. Sam doesn't trust Jerry to take the boat since he may decide to leave and never come back for anyone. Jerry tells them that he has no intention of leaving without Jax or Carly. Carly starts arguing with Sam about her involvement with Lucky and having sex with him to get revenge on Jason. Sam tells Jerry and Carly that she is not going anywhere until she finds out where Lucky went. Carly starts arguing with Jerry also and brings up the fact that Trevor wants Sonny to donate his blood to save Ric and how she is against it. Sam asks Carly if she is even thinking about Jax right now or is she more worried about Sonny. Sam takes off on them to go find Lucky. Jerry gets even more frustrated and tries to keep Carly by his side until Jax is ready to leave on the boat. Carly fights with him to try to break free but he grabs her and tells her she isn't going anywhere without him. Cooper finds them and thinks that Jerry is purposely trying to hurt Carly and grabs him and pushes him off of Carly. Carly takes off and angers Jerry. Jerry refers to Cooper as "Number 3" which confuses Georgie who watches the whole exchange. Jerry warns Cooper that if anything happens to Carly he will make him pay. Georgie asks Cooper why Jerry called him "Number 3." Cooper doesn't answer her and changes the subject. Georgie wants them to keep looking for Maxie. Cooper tells her that they can't just roam around the rooms looking for Maxie and that Maxie would want them to stay with the others and help keep people safe. Carly wonders around and comes face to face with one of the gunmen looking for Zacchara. The gunman aims his gun at Carly. One of the other gunmen joins him which distracts the gunman enough to allow Carly to duck away behind one of the pillars. Jason shows up to protect her and Sam also shows up as well with a gun of her own. Jason and Sam look at each other and Sam nods her head to let him know she is ready to cover for him while he shoots at the men. They both end up shooting the gunmen as Carly watches them. After they take care of the gunmen, Jason asks Carly if she is o.k. She tells him she is fine and asks him if he is okay. Sam feels unappreciated by them for helping them and lets them know it. Carly accuses Sam of wanting a pat on the back from Jason, hoping he will forgive her because she helped them. Jason tells Carly that Sam already knows why he will never be able to forgive her.
Nikolas searches all over the place for Lucky, gets into a fight with Logan, who thinks he is more insane than Zacchara, and then almost shoots Emily, who comes into the room he is in. He yells at her for going around the mansion on her own and not being safe. Emily stops him when she feels he is going off the deep end again. Nikolas stops himself from totally exploding and apologizes to Emily. Emily hugs him from behind and tells him that everything is going to be okay. Suddenly there is a gunshot and Emily screams as a bullet whizzes by them. Nikolas attacks Anthony Zacchara before he can shoot him. The two men get on the floor and fight. Anthony grabs Nikolas by the throat as he tries to get his gun. Emily watches them helplessly and can't do anything but freeze. The two continue to fight. Zacchara pulls the phone cord out of the phone to use to strangle Nikolas. Emily finds a gun and points it at Zacchara and yells at him to stop or she will shoot him.
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Opening his heart to Tracy, Luke says he's through living in the past. While setting out to face off with Zacchara, Luke runs into trouble. Meanwhile, Tracy has some choice words for Scott.
Arriving as Zacchara is on the verge of choking Nikolas to death, Johnny tries to talk his father down. After a vicious attack on Emily, Zacchara flees into the darkened hallways. Knowing that his rage is spinning out of control, Nikolas forces Emily to take drastic action for her own safety.
Lucky struggles to keep Maxie from plunging to her death. Following Jason's rejection, and feeling that he put Liz's safety first, a spiteful Sam wants vengeance. Eventually, Lucky and Sam make their way to the stables to join the others, including Liz.
Sonny loses consciousness while donating blood to Ric, causing Kate to panic. However, Carly's arrival revives Sonny, and he stuns her with a surprising revelation. Meanwhile, Ric is floored by Trevor's actions. Later, Spinelli is racked with guilt by Lulu's praise, but Nadine inadvertently reveals the truth.
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