Have you ever thought to yourself,
“Self, if I could bring back any character on GH from the dead, regardless of the circumstances surrounding their death, who would it be? Even with ‘it’s only a soap’ scenarios.”
For me, I would go with Alexandria Quartermaine. Why?
She had decades ahead of her to wreck havoc with the Quartermaines and her time was cut way too short without being explored.
She froze to death with her fiance Tony Cassadine.
But what if an “It’s only a soap” storyline happened in 2020? WIth the Cassadine infighting between Nik and Valentin, and Helena (supposedly) dead, someone forgot to pay the electric bill on Cassadine Island and the cryogenic chambers got turned off and A. got thawed. (Tony would be a puddle mess on the floor. Not everything goes as planned)
A. returns to PC, same age as when she was frozen and reclaims her stake in ELQ and goes toe-to-toe against Tracy and Ned. Not to mention Skye returns and teams up with cousin dearie to take down Tracy once and for all. I can so see A. and Skye becoming fast friends/buddies/partners-in-crime.
HOWEVER… Death Becomes Her.As time slowly marches on, we see that being frozen for almost 40 years doesnt do well on the body and she starts deteriorating. She summons plastic surgeon extraordinaire Grant Andrews to come to town to help her with her body, much like Bruce Willis’ character did in the movie. Her brain also has bouts of dementia and sometimes she thinks she is a 6 yr old girl, sitting on the floor playing jacks and talking like a toddler, requesting a playdate with Charlotte. Other times she is a 107-yr-old woman sitting in a chair knitting booties with 6-7 cats laying around. (Imagine Monica coming home to a slew of cats running around the Quartermaine living room and jumping on the furniture and mantel).
She starts out great but just overall deteriorates over time. She is told that her body has less than 24-48 hours left. Lulu shows up and presents her with her copy of the ice princess she was given in 2013 during the ice princess rehash storyline. Through flashbacks, Alexandria reminisces about getting engaged to Tony and there are tons of clips of scenes from the Ice Princess storyline in the 80s with the Spencers and the Cassadines. She holds the ice princess and says "Look Tony, we did it!" And then she drifts away...
What do you think of my pick? Who would you choose and why?
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