History of Sonny Corinthos-2003

Sonny hires Ric Lansing to represent Jason and Brenda at the trial. They are accused of murdering Alcazar. But after viewing the evidence, the judge drops all of the charges.

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Jason and Courtney are falling in love and are afraid that Sonny won’t approve.

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At the opening night of The Cellar, someone opens fire on Sonny and Carly. The bullets were blanks, but Sonny is furious. Faith Roscoe is behind the attempt.

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Sonny and Brenda meet on the docks. They ask each other how they still feel about each other. Sonny kisses Brenda with passion. He says he would always love Brenda, but Carly is his wife. Carly witnesses the kiss.

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Sonny finds out that Jason and Courtney are seeing each other. He tells Courtney it is too dangerous. She disagrees.

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Brenda leaves Port Charles again.

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Carly finds out she’s pregnant. However, she thinks it might be Ric’s, because he makes her believe he slept with her. He blackmails Carly to get a job with Sonny. Sonny continues to question Ric’s motives.

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Sonny fires Jason because he refuses to break up with Courtney. Sonny sends his accountant Benny, to a meeting of the five families. He suffers a heart attack. Sonny blames himself. He starts having nightmares and difficulty sleeping. He starts worrying about the safety of his baby and starts a downward spiral of depression. He becomes violent and in separate occasions, attacks Jax at a bar, Ned on the docks, and anyone else he thinks will hurt his family. In a storm, he thinks that Faith is coming to kill his family. When the door opens, it is Carly. But in his paranoia, Sonny is convinced Carly is Faith. Carly is able to talk Sonny down from his confusion and he is devastated when he realizes he almost shot Carly.

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Sonny goes to the warehouse to meet Faith. He's ready to finish her off. Jason shows up and talks Sonny into going home.

   

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Sonny continues to have a breakdown. He's convinced his baby will not be born. Weary and exhausted, Sonny finally collapses in Carly's arms.

   

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Carly and Jason comfort Sonny and Jason tells him he will take care of things until Sonny gets better. Sonny rehires Jason.

   

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Sonny and Carly find out their baby is healthy after Carly falls through the ice.

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Sonny takes Carly back to Port Charles and they have a family reunion with Michael. They tell Michael he will have a new brother.

   

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Sonny finds out about Carly’s “rape.” Sonny wants revenge on Ric Lansing. It turns out that Ric really didn’t rape Carly, but made her think that to hurt Sonny. Sonny confronts Ric and finds out that he is his half-brother. Ric is the son of Adela and Trevor Lansing. They had an affair when Sonny was six years old. Adela had to choose between her sons. Ric wants revenge on Sonny because he never knew his mother. Sonny takes Ric to Martha's Vineyard for revenge after Ric gets off on all of the charges of kidnapping Carly. Sonny promises Ric that his time will come and when it does, someone will whisper, "this is for Carly."

 

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There is a new enemy in Port Charles. There is an influx of drugs in town. The limo blows up just as Sonny, Carly, and Michael are about to get in it. Sonny decides to send Carly and Michael to the island for their safety, but there is trouble there as well. Sonny is abducted. Carly and Jason receive a photo of Sonny bound and beaten. It turns out that Luis Alcazar has a brother, Lorenzo. He is a drug kingpin from Miami and plans on staying in Port Charles. Sonny is released vowing to Alcazar that "this isn't over."  

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Alcazar starts stalking Carly. 

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It is Jason and Courtney's wedding day. Carly is kidnapped right in front of Michael. She is brought to Ric's house and placed inside a "panic room." Michael is traumatized from seeing his mother taken and has to be hospitalized. Ric tells Carly he is going to keep her baby and give it to Elizabeth. After having no luck finding Carly, Sonny turns to the FBI for help. After weeks of being held captive, Elizabeth sees Carly in the panic room. Ric finally lets Carly go, but before Sonny can rescue her, Lorenzo Alcazar takes her to his yacht to get leverage on Sonny. 

 

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Sonny starts negotiations with Alcazar to get Carly back. Sonny and Carly share an emotional reunion on Alcazar's yacht, but he still can't take her home. Alcazar takes Carly to Venezuela. Carly goes into premature labor but is able to save her baby. Sonny and Jason rescue Carly and take her home. 

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Sonny and Carly go to the hospital for an ultrasound. They find out they are having a boy. Sonny starts to worry that his child will never be born.

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Lily's grave is desecrated at the cemetery. Sonny is shaken and soon after the incident, starts to see Lily (on the terrace, at The Cellar). Alcazar is using a "fake" Lily to taunt Sonny. Alcazar wants Sonny to think his dead wife is alive and that he is putting Carly's life in danger by being with her. Sonny continues to be terrified that his child will never be born.  

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Carly goes into labor and Sonny helps deliver his son. Morgan Corinthos is born on October 24, 2003.

   

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Sonny sits at Carly's bedside while she is in a coma from being shot in the head. He prays with Michael that she will get better.

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When Carly awakens in the hospital, she has no feelings for Sonny or her children. Carly pretends that she has feelings towards Sonny and the boys, but Sonny can tell she is having a hard time. Sonny and Carly go to the island with the kids.

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Sonny continues to bond with Morgan.

 

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When Sonny realizes Carly has feelings for Alcazar, he goes to kill him. It's a set up. Sonny is surrounded by cops and makes a run for it. He barricades himself in the Penthouse, only to get shot by the PCPD. At the hospital, Carly sedates Sonny and whisks him away to France, where he becomes a fugitive. Wanting to set a good example for his sons, Sonny decides to return to Port Charles and face his trial. He is found not guilty of kidnapping and attempted murder.

 
     
 

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Sonny has Morgan's baptism at the Queen of Angels. Before the ceremony starts, he says a prayers and talks to an old friend. 

Sonny: "Hey, Stone, how you doing? My son's being baptized today. We named him Morgan Stone Corinthos after you and Jason. And one day, when he comes to me because he's facing some difficulty or he thinks he can't handle something, I'm going to tell him all about you. Because I've never known anybody with the courage to handle the disease the way you did. So say a little prayer for my little boy. I know with you watching over him, he's going to grow up someday to be good and brave just like you. Amen."