Joe and Courtney have landed on a deserted island. Both believe that they will be rescued. Until that time comes, they realize that they will need some sort of shelter and fresh water. Joe finds a fresh water stream about 100 ft from their location. He then decides to build a makeshift house out of tree branches to offer them some sort of shelter. Afterwards, Courtney starts to reminisce about the last time that she and Joe were on a Greek beach. It was the last time that she saw Joe. They had declared their love for another and made love on the sand. Joe had asked Courtney never to leave him. Joe brought Courtney back to reality by asking her to leave the past in the past. She wished she could change the past. Joe changes the subject by asking Courtney about Neal's Christmases in Greece. Courtney talks about the caroling and the presents under the tree. She also describes the similarities between Joe and Neal. She first noticed them when Neal was about one year old. Joe wished that he had known Neal then. He makes a resolution to spend a long time making up for the lost time. He then reassures Courtney that they will indeed get Neal back. Joe tries to make the best of spending Christmas Eve on a deserted Island by planting a little olive tree as a make do Christmas tree. He thinks about last year when he received a ticket for cutting down a pine tree. He said that it was worth it just to see Karen's happy face when they placed their star upon the tree. Courtney and Joe stare up at the open skies and look into the beauty of the stars. Joe remarks, " Just think, our loved ones could be staring at the same stars."
At General Hospital, Lucy is just being released. Scotty is there to pick her up. However he has no new news regarding Kevin and Eve. They realize that Gail might have some information that might help them to locate Julie. When Gail, Lee and Serena arrive at the hospital, Lucy questions Gail. Gail could not recall anything that might help them, however she did suggest that they might want to visit with Frank since he saw a lot of Julie before he caught the flu.
At Karen's apartment, Karen receives a call from the lab technicians. Apparently, Frank's body is healing with out the DL-56. Frank is still convinced that he is dying. A yelling match ensues with Frank threatening to destroy the apartment in search of DL-56 is Karen does not give him more. Karen stands her ground and adamantly refuses to give in. Frank's whole attitude changes. He apologizes, then breaks down crying. Karen agrees to give him another drug that might help to relieve the symptoms of the withdraw. Later, Karen tries to get Frank's mind off of the pain by trying to convince him to help her put up the Christmas tree. Frank is amazed that she can think about Christmas after all that has happened and the fact that Joe is in Greece with Courtney. Karen said that for no reason at all would she ever miss another Christmas. She shares some of her childhood memories with Frank. It seems that more Christmases than not, Karen were taking care of her drunken mother than opening presents from under a tree. Frank understood since he had similar experiences with his father. Karen decides to lighten the mood by finding the star for the top of the tree. When she leaves the room, Frank searches through her medical bag to find some Dl-56. All that he could find was bottle of Diaspan. As Karen enters the room, Frank puts the Diaspan into his pants pocket. Scott and Lucy arrive at Karen's. They need Frank's help finding Julie. Frank had no idea that Julie had escaped from the jail. He blurts out that Julie is carrying his child and she must have escaped in fear for her child. He completely ignored the fact that Cooper aided her escape. Frank decides that he has to find Julie before she does something foolish. At first Karen objects to Frank going, but when she sees how adamant that he is she relents. She decides to go along, however Scotty wants her to stay with Serena. When Lucy, Scotty, and Frank take their leave, Karen notices that her medicine bag was sitting open. After she searched her bag, she realized that Frank must have stolen the Diaspan.
At the Stanton house, Kevin and Eve are sitting close together on a couch. Across from them is Marsha alias Julie and Cooper who is swinging a gun at Kevin and Eve. Cooper is mad that Kevin has not thought of a way to kill Eve. Eve speaks up. She explains that good writers need silence and Kevin is no exception. Cooper decides to leave the two alone for a while. However he reminds them that the surveillance cameras will monitor them. Once the two of them leave, Kevin and Eve hook up the modem so that they can email for help. However, the only addresses that they can remember is Serena, Ramsey, and Victor. They know that Victor can be no help since he is thought to be in the poconos with Mary. A little while later, Cooper and Marsha re-enter the living room where Kevin and Ever were located. Cooper wants to hear what Kevin has written. As Kevin looks down at his blank screen, he improvises a story for Cooper. Cooper does not like his story and wants Kevin to print out a copy so that he can revise it. Thinking fast, Kevin claims the screen just went blank. Cooper is very angry until Marsha reminds him of the gift that they have for Kevin. Cooper hands the box to Kevin. Inside is a hand-drawn Cooper original. It is a chart of all of the General Homicide victims. The actual deceased victims are "X"ed off.