We wanted to make it clear the assault on Abby has visual and physical parallels to the assault on Michael.
The incident with Abby — Michael does save her before she's actually raped — will serve as a kind of catharsis for Michael, and he is finally able to admit to Jason [Steve Burton] that he was indeed raped. Jason has always been Michael's mentor and much like an older brother — don't forget he raised Michael for the first year of his life and he had himself busted in order to go to prison so he could protect Michael behind bars.
Guza: You'd think she would, but she doesn't do her classic Carly thing. " Instead, she's still the mother lion but she takes Michael in her arms and says, "I love you. And I know how hard this was for you to admit." Carly is the first one to urge Michael to get counseling. We've set them up as being rather similar people — they're both loners, both outsiders, they've both dealt with physical abuse.
You expect her to go off half-cocked telling Jason: "Go kill somebody! He at first balks but finally she gets him to do it. We know she has a history of domestic violence involving her ex-boyfriend.
He then tells his parents, Sonny [Maurice Benard] and Carly [Laura Wright]. Yet Jason's lifestyle was directly responsible for Michael ending up in prison, so he's the most guilt-stricken.
Spinelli left Port Charles to work as a computer analyst in a third world country.I remember the day we sat down and I was pitching this idea to [ABC Daytime chief] Brian Frons, and we were all going, "We love Michael!Why would we , because it would happen to a character like him under those circumstances. Uproar from the audience was to be expected, but the only honest way for us to tell the story is to really deal with the reality of prison life.Police officer Jason Morgan starts mysteriously receiving help from the hacker known as the Jackal.The hacker makes a deal, if he is given immunity for past crimes, he will solve a list of their hardest cases for them.