"The Gift": Analysis of "The Gift" Arc of ABC-TV's Port Charles
(c) Alison Armstrong
An analysis of the "The Gift" episodes of the show Port Charles, formerly of ABC-TV. This site will focus on the scenes featuring the vampire character
Caleb Morley/Stephen Clay (portrayed by actor Michael Easton). The character of Caleb Morley/Stephen Clay and any other characters relating to Port
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"The Gift" #29 (cont.)
As her sobs subside, she senses the unsettling absurdity of the situation. “So I tell you that I’d be willing to
drive a stake through your heart, and now all of a sudden you’re consoling me,” she comments. “What’s wrong
with this picture, Caleb?”
Snappies of "The Gift"
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“I wouldn’t read too much into it, Alison,” he laughs, walking away.
“Rafe is burning in Hell right now, and I can’t get him back. Isn’t there something I can so or do at all?” she
“You mean other than trying to con me?” he remarks bitterly. “You think that maybe I’m trying to punish you?
Well, you know something, Alison? Maybe you deserve it. . . . This was all put in motion the minute you
decided to leave that charm in my apartment. And Rafe, why, he has just been continuing it.”
“It’s only because of the ring!” she whines, struggling to defend her and Rafe’s conspiracy. “Don’t you
“My ring!” he yells. “My ring, not yours!”
“I know, I know. But now you have it back,” she persists. “And anyone who holds the ring can make a wish
come true. Anyone.”
“No, Alison,” he says coldly. “There have been too many wishes already.”
“Just one more,” she begs, clutching his ring and making a wish that Rafe would return “right now.”
“Let go,” Caleb grimaces, pulling his hand away in disgust.
“No, it has already been done,” she triumphantly exclaims. “I was touching that ring when I made that wish.
He will come back to me.”