This entry is part 29 of 29 in the Surviving the Past

Two Years Later…


As everyone pulled their champagne glasses back from the toast, Carly Corinthos stood and raised it again. “Don’t you love weddings?” she began, throwing the bride and groom a grin. “People just seem to ramble on and on…” Clearing her throat, “I can’t think of many people who deserve to be happier than you—and I’m glad you found someone who clearly worships the ground you walk on. He’s a good guy and with the treatment I’ve seen the past few years, you’re a lucky woman. Take care of each other.” She sat down.

All eyes were on the petite brunette who stood next. There were quite a few rumors surrounding her these last two years. After Webber Industries had gone bankrupt and Jeff Webber had left town, the rumors began that the youngest Webber daughter was behind it. After coming out publicly as Sonny Corinthos’ equal business partner and her marriage the year before to the reputed mobster’s right hand man, the rumors grew.

But anyone who looked at Elizabeth Morgan would be hard pressed to say she wasn’t happy. She stood and raised her glass. “I can still remember my first day of first grade. A little girl with brown hair sitting next to me came up with a plan for the little punk that sat in front of us. When I agreed to back you up in daring Lucky Spencer to eat glue, I never dreamed that seventeen years later, I’d be standing here, congratulating you on your marriage. You are the sister that I’ve wanted my entire life. If you are half as happy as I am, then I can rest easily. Nikolas—you were always good to me, even when you had no idea what was going on. It’s easy to see that you love Emily. Take good care of her.”

Elizabeth resumed her seat next to Jason as AJ stood.

“Before I get all mushy,” AJ began, “I’d like to start by saying, Nikolas, if you don’t treat her right, I will hurt you. Other than that—Em, you stood by me when most of the family dumped me. You always believed that I could stay sober and I have for six years. Thank you. Good luck.”


Later as Elizabeth watched Emily and Nikolas dancing on the dance floor she gave a little sigh. Jason looked at her. “You all right?”

“I’m great,” Elizabeth said, grinning. “My best friend in the world just got married, my book is finally being published and I’ve got the best family in the world.”

He put his arm around her shoulder and she leaned into his embrace.


Carly noticed Sonny’s frown as he looked at his sister and her husband. “What in the world is wrong with you?” she demanded, hands on her hips.

Sonny looked at his wife and grinned. “I’m just thinking—my little girl is all grown up.”

“Sonny, darling…she was eighteen when you met her. She’s also not your little girl—” Carly trailed off. “But she does look incredibly happy, doesn’t she?” A shadow passed over her face as she remembered the hysterical woman she’d been only two years ago. “Good, because I don’t think there’s anyone in the world who deserves it more.”


“So, I bet you think our life is pretty perfect,” Elizabeth drawled pulling away to meet Jason’s eyes.

“Yeah, pretty much,” Jason shrugged.

“Well, I don’t think so.”

He frowned. “What?”

“Because I was thinking…we need a little girl to spoil, you know?” Elizabeth’s smile faded a little. “A little girl who never doubts how much her family adores her, who never has to wake up screaming, a little girl who’s loved from the very first day of her life, who’s always wanted.”

Jason drew her closer to him and kissed the top of her head. “If a little girl is what you want, then I guess we’d better get working on it.”

“No need, Mr. Morgan,” Elizabeth said, grinning. She kissed him quickly. “We already did the work.”

“You’re saying you’re pregnant?”

Elizabeth nodded. “Two months. We’re going to have a baby in time for Christmas.” She wrapped her arms around him more tightly. “Just think,” she murmured. “A little girl with my hair, your eyes…”

“Your smile,” Jason said when Elizabeth didn’t continue. “I can’t think of anything I’d want more than to see a little girl who looks exactly like you.”

She sighed happily. “Of course, we might have a boy and that’ll change everything. We’ll have to make sure he takes good care of any future little sisters—like you and AJ always did for me and Em. I want any children we have to grow up in a family like we did—with Emily, AJ, Carly, Sonny…” she trailed off and met his eyes. “Sound good to you?”

“Sounds very good to me,” Jason agreed, pulling her close for another kiss.

The End


  • A beautiful ending to a heartwrenching rollercoasterride. You did an excellent job writing this. From the fear to the joy, from past to present, all emotions and ties were laid bare. I wanted to wait until the end to compliment you, it didn’t seem right to be ‘enthousiastic’ about updates when the story unfolding was so sensitive and painfully realistic. I am happy that there was a happy ending. Liz so deserved it after all the abuse and fear. Well done to you for writing about this and doing it justice.

    According to Aradia on April 21, 2014
  • a wondefully beautiful ending to a story that pulled on my heartstrings. I’m glad she got a happy ending b/c she deserves it

    According to Nicole Barnes on April 21, 2014
  • Absolutely loved this story! I loved how the Q’s and corinthos were all supporting Liz and how Liz found her power. Fitting ending and sweet epilogue. Loved everything

    According to Jen on April 22, 2014
  • Abuse is a heart wrenching subject yet you managed to write it perfectly. The terror, the self loathing, the guilt was so real. This was a hard story to read because of the intense emotions it provoked. I applaud you not only be used you wrote an amazing story but you did it while remaining true to the touch y subject matter. It’s an amazingly sad yet utterly beautiful story. Thank you.

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  • Not sure how I had not read this one before now but you did an amazing job. I know you are ever the self-critic and thought you might have changed things when you re-read it but it was gut-wrenching and very well done.

    According to LivingLiason on October 7, 2016
  • Oh wow, that was a tear jerker; my eyes are still watery. I’m always amazed when I can still find Liason stories that I haven’t read. It was so good that I stayed up all night reading it. I’m so glad that you’re still writing and sharing. Thank you!

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  • I thought I had read all of your stories to date, but found this a couple of hours ago and read it from beginning to end and it is truly, truly amazing. Thank your for sharing your talent with all of us.

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  • great story– reading abuse stories always makes me tear up. This one ended well.


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  • Even better the second time around.

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  • Just re-read still love it.

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