History of Sonny Corinthos-2007

Sonny starts the new year by opening the Corinthos Coffee Shop. It's a legitimate coffee shop. Sonny does "business" in the back office.

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Alexis is feeling very ill from her chemotherapy. She takes some marijuana to ease her nausea. Sonny encourages her to do it because it helps ease her pain. He also helps with her supply.

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Sonny gets a visit from Alcazar. He points a gun at Sonny and wants revenge because Sonny intercepted one of his shipments. When Alcazar gets distracted, Sonny grabs a gun from in his desk and shoots Alcazar down.

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Sonny is charged with the attempted murder of Alcazar. The only person that is a witness is Carly. Sonny and Carly get married to avoid her being forced to testify on the witness stand. Sonny finds out through his at tourney that he doesn't have to marry Carly because they can prove that Alcazar planted the gun, therefore Sonny acted in self-defense. Sonny decided to marry Carly anyway.

 

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There is a hostage crisis at the Metro Court. Sonny is held hostage, along with many people of Port Charles. Sonny is not afraid and offers to use his connections, resources, and power to get the armed men out with their lives. As a result of his defiance, Sonny is taken to a room, tied, and beaten. Michael and Morgan start to worry when they see on TV that their parents are in trouble. Mike offers help, by telling Jason a way into the Metro Court.

 
     
 
     
 

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The Metro Court is blown up and collapses during the hostage crisis. Sonny encounters Mr. Craig after the collapse and shoots him in the chest, but he is wearing a bulletproof vest. A battered and bruised Sonny returns with Carly to Greystone. They make love, but Carly states she wants a divorce. They are reunited with Michael and Morgan.

 
     
 

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Sonny is getting tired of Ric Lansing trying to sabotage his shipments. Sonny finds out that Cooper Barrett was one of the people involved in the hostage crisis at the Metro Court. Sonny blackmails Cooper into being his spy at the PCPD.

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Alcazar orders a hit on Sonny and Jason. There's an ambush at the Cellar. The gunmen are killed, but Sonny suffers a severe concussion. He vows revenge on Alcazar.

 

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Sonny signs the divorce papers so Carly can get married to Jax. Michael and Morgan don't want to go to the wedding because they don't want their father to be alone. Sonny tells them he is fine and they need to support their mother. When the boys leave Sonny's office, Sonny succumbs to weeks of stress and takes a drink of scotch after being sober for over eight months.

 

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Sonny goes to Carly's wedding. Afterwards, he gets a room at the Metro Court Hotel. He takes a drink of scotch. He encounters Amelia at his door. They start talking and spend the night together.

 
 

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Sonny is in his office when Kate Howard comes in to use his telephone. Diane tell him that she is a very well known fashion magazine editor. Sonny recognizes Kate. She grew up with him in Bensonhurst as Connie Falconeri. It is revealed that Sonny and Kate had a teenage romance. When Kate finally admits who she really is, Sonny and her talk about their past. It's revealed that Sonny and Kate were planning on running away when they were 16. Kate changed her mind and left Sonny wondering why. She tells him she wanted to pursue her dreams. Sonny tells her he started working for Joe Scully.

 
 

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Sonny finds out that the person that held everyone hostage at the Metro Court, Mr Craig, is actually Jax's brother Jerry Jacks. Sonny promises not to kill Jerry at the request of Carly. However, he does take the boys back to Greystone with him so they will be safe.

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Skye tells Sonny that Alcazar is planning on killing him and Jason. Sonny gives Jason the go ahead to kill Alcazar as soon as Skye is reunited with her daughter. Skye gives Sonny the signal that she has her daughter. Finally, after years of Alcazar's attempts on his life, Sonny is able to take revenge on his enemy. Alcazar is killed without a trace.

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Kate is Sonny’s new neighbor. She starts flying a helicopter over his property. Sonny gets an injunction barring the helicopter flights, which are waking up the boys in the morning. The boys trespass on Kate’s property with their own helicopter. Sonny teases Kate about her problems.

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Sonny has reservations about trusting Spinelli with important and confidential information. Sonny hires Logan after agreeing that he has been giving him good information about his enemies.

 

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Sonny and Kate continue to get closer and talk about their past.

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Sonny tells Jerry to stay the hell away from his kids.

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Sonny and Kate make love. Kate arrives at Sonny's after accidentally taking an aphrodisiac at a party. Kate admits some of her true feelings towards Sonny. Later, Kate tells Sonny what happened was a mistake. Sonny wants to continue the relationship and get to know his old friend. Kate is reluctant. When Kate gets a subpoena to testify at Jason's trial, she blames Sonny for using her as an alibi. Sonny's denies it suggests that maybe they should end things after all.

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Sonny lectures Logan Hayes about loyalty. He decides to give Logan a second chance after he messes up a job for Sonny.

 

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Kate starts spending time with Sonny's boys. She shows them how to watercolor. Later, Morgan has a mishap in her pond and almost drowns. Sonny credits Kate with saving Morgan's life. Sonny's relieved Kate's okay after she gets a snakebite from going in the pond to save Morgan. She has never learned how to swim, so Sonny calls her a hero, knowing she was afraid to go in the water.

   

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Trevor Lansing arrives in town. He is Ric's father. (Sonny’s mother Adela worked for Trevor and they had a relationship. Adela became pregnant with Ric. Adela had to make a choice between Sonny and Ric. She chose Sonny). It turns out that Trevor also helped groom Kate Howard for the corporate world. Trevor and Kate had a relationship for five years. Trevor has Ric drop the hit and run charges for Kate. Trevor is also a lawyer from Manhattan for mobster Anthony Zacchara. He is scoping out Port Charles for a takeover. Sonny warns Kate that Trevor is dangerous and has other motives for being in Port Charles.

 

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The boys nanny, Leticia is killed, which starts a mob war in Port Charles between Sonny and Anthony Zacchara.

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Sonny insists on meeting his mob rival from NYC, Anthony Zacchara. Sonny goes to the house alone and encounters his enemy. Zacchara is irrational and delusional. He plays russian roulette with Sonny. Sonny realizes that Anthony Zacchara has lost his mind. Sonny also realizes that Trevor Lansing is really running all operations and covering for the mob boss. Sonny is shaken by his encounter, because he feels that he is looking into his future and one day could lose his mind the same way.

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Sonny goes to Puerto Rico for business on the insistence of Trevor Lansing. As Sonny is walking to his car from the airport, the vehicle explodes with a car bomb meant to kill him. Sonny lays low for a week before returning to Port Charles unharmed and very much alive. There is a Black and White Ball at Wyndemere. Anthony Zacchara has shown up and is out of control. Ric is injured and needs a blood transfusion. Sonny agrees to give his brother blood. Later, Sonny has a showdown with Anthony in a bedroom. Sonny tries to negotiate and reason with Zacchara. As Sonny leaves the room Zacchara shoots him in the shoulder. Sonny is already weak from donating blood to Ric. Sonny is hospitalized, needing surgery, sutures, and rest. Sonny is in the hospital on Thanksgiving.

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Emily Quartermaine is a killed at the Black and White Ball at Wyndemere. Sonny is devastated. He tells Kate how much of an influence Emily was on his life.

Kate: I know how much Emily meant to you.

Sonny: Emily stood by me in one of the darkest times of my life. I tell you, if it wasn't for her, I wouldn't be here right now. If she didn't make me get treatment, my kids wouldn't have a father, so I owe her my life, and now she's dead because of me, because of what I do. It's just . . . it's not . . .

Kate: You are in no way responsible for Emily's death, Sonny. Anthony Zacchara strangled her because he's insane. For you to accept blame and guilt . . . you're just perpetuating more hurt and damage. It's not your fault.

Sonny: Do you know that before Emily got me treatment and, you know, medication my life was spiraling out of control. Whenever I couldn't deal with things, I'd smash things. And I'm not going to lie to you, sometimes I still feel like doing that. But it's just not right that Emily's gone.

Kate: Ok, so instead of breaking things, why don't you take that gift that Emily gave you and why don't you build a new life for yourself, Sonny?

 

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Sonny avoids being killed by a sniper's bullet as he gets up to help Kate when she trips on her way to his and Trevor's table at the Metro Court. Trevor says he is the victim by saying that Sonny tried to have him killed. Diane tries to comfort Kate, who's upset by the violence that surrounds Sonny.

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Michael, shaken by the loss of Leticia and Emily, wants revenge. Sonny tries to explain that Michael can't have anything to do with his business.

Sonny: "My business. It has nothing to do with you. And I love you, you're my son, but you are never going to get involved in my work, because you're going to be provided with other things, like family, education, and the most important thing, choices. You are going to live a very different life than mine."

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Kate gives Sonny a dear John letter.

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Sonny visits his boys on Christmas. Morgan gives him a shell from Hawaii. Michael gives him some things for the barbecue.