Antonio comes back to the loft, where an anxious Jessica is waiting for him. He demands to know where Jamie is when Jessica says she was at R.J.'s place. Jessica tries to empathize with Antonio, but Antonio wouldn't hear her, saying that Carlotta lied to him his whole life. He is clearly devastated by the fact that he is really Manuelito Santi. He then argues bitterly with Jessica before packing a bag and leaving the loft.
Dorian and David are fuming over Tico's betrayal of them by sponsoring Kevin's re-entry into politics. At that very moment, Tico shows up and she sympathizes with him. They all grieve over Angelina's death and he gives them details about the memorial service. He expresses his desire to continue with the gala, saying that Angelina would have wanted him to go on. He also said that he wanted to keep busy or he would fall apart. They then go over the seating arrangements for the gala.
Kevin arrives later and Dorian blackmails him, threatening to expose Tico Santi as his benefactor if he didn't let Kelly see Ace. Kevin gives in and allows Kelly limited contact.
Duke brings Ace to see Adriana. He fumed at his father for refusing to let Kelly see her son. Adriana is beside herself over the events of the past few days- the rift between Antonio and Carlotta and the discovery that Antonio is really Manuelito Santi.
Blair is freaking out after knocking Asa out, thinking that she killed him. When he groans, she breathes a momentary sigh of relief that he is still alive. Then she realized that as soon as Asa regained consciousness, he would have her arrested for assault. She rolls him up in a rug and then takes him to the woods, where Todd meets her. They leave him there and when Asa regains his senses, he makes his way out of the woods, vowing revenge against Blair and Todd.
The Love Crew goes to the football crew to support Nick while Shannon McBain, supposedly part of the crew, fooled around with Rex Balsom. Later, when the construction site was vandalized, the evidence points to Shannon.
Friday, September 17, 2004
Antonio asks R.J. if Jamie can stay with him until further notice then says a painful good-bye to his daughter. When Antonio refuses to answer John's pointed question, he is threatened with the possibility of being tossed in jail. However, an FBI agent steps in and takes Antonio into custody, thanks to Sonia's assistance.
David takes a thrilled to pieces Kelly to see Ace. But when the moment comes where she has to again say good-bye to her baby, it's more than Kelly can take. David is there to lend a shoulder to cry, which she shows her gratitude for with a kiss.
Natalie and Jessica have a friendly conversation and put aside their many differences. Natalie asks Kevin for a loan, which he immediately refuses when he finds out that it's, actually, for Paul. Kevin goes straight to Paul and issues him a firm warning to stay away from Natalie.