General Hospital (GH) spoilers tease that Hamilton Finn (Michael Easton) may have pushed Reiko Finn down the stairs to get revenge over a Jeff Webber (last played by Richard Dean Anderson) affair. Let’s consider the clues GH writers have offered so far.
Liz remembered fighting with a young woman at the top of a staircase and urging her to stay away from her father.
Thanks to hypnosis, Elizabeth was able to recall a man at the top of the staircase, so that led to her wondering if Jeff might’ve pushed the woman.
However, it wouldn’t be much of a big reveal if Liz simply guessed correctly on the first try.
Plus, why wouldn’t Liz be able to remember her father’s face if she’s already considering the possibility that he might’ve given the shove?
In other words, it doesn’t make sense to conceal the man’s identity if Liz has already spelled out her hunch.
That brings us to Reiko since Liz was ultimately able to remember her face at the bottom of the staircase.
Elizabeth was stunned when she spotted Reiko’s picture on Finn’s phone and marveled over how young she looked.
Of course, Finn was quick to offer his usual spiel about how Reiko died of Blackwood’s syndrome. It’s always been a huge part of Finn’s backstory that he was unable to save Reiko and felt guilty about that.
What if Finn actually feels guilty for a different reason? Since this whole story is a major rewrite anyway, could Finn have been the one who pushed Reiko?
It wouldn’t be the first time Finn reacted in anger and sent someone hurling down a staircase.
Finn was to blame for Peter August’s (Wes Ramsey) staircase tumble – and that’s really what triggered Elizabeth’s memory of this whole situation.
It’s possible that the Blackwood’s syndrome thing was a cover-up or just the story Finn tells. Did Reiko actually die as a result of that staircase fall?
Then again, maybe Reiko survived the tumble, patched things up with Finn and went on to die of Blackwood’s syndrome later.
Regardless, it seems like Reiko might’ve been having an affair with the much older Jeff.
If Reiko was already a couple with Finn by then, he would’ve been angry about that.
Based on the photo Liz found, she was living on the Mariana Islands near Guam when Jeff was in Doctors Without Borders in 1997.
Finn and Reiko were apparently there at the same time, so Finn may be withholding a great deal of information about what actually happened.
Is Finn’s character taking a sinister turn? Has Finn piled on a thousand layers of deception or does he have some memory blockage of his own?
Time will tell, but Liz didn’t trust Finn with the truth about seeing and sketching Reiko’s face.
Maybe we should follow Liz’s instincts and be wary of Finn under the circumstances!
General Hospital spoilers say Finn may be hiding far more than he’s letting on.
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