"General Hospital" is getting intense as May sweeps begins. This is one of the biggest months for the show and the writers are prepared to keep fans on the edge of their seats. Port Charles was introduced to a new love interest for Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and it turns out, she is there to help Carly (Laura Wright) for all he is worth. As things move forward, "General Hospital" fans are going to be left with their mouths open in disbelief.

Carly finds out the dirty truth

When Martina (Daya Vaidya) arrived in Port Charles, "General Hospital" fans knew there was going to be problems.

"CarSon" (Carly and Sonny) has been written completely into a downward spiral and throwing the new lawyer in the mix has just intensified things. Sonny slept with Martina and now, Carly wants to know how these two know each other. According to She Knows Soaps, Carly will demand answers by the end of the week. Will Martina throw the case and give Sonny the upper hand once again?

Other relationships are crumbling in Port Charles as well. Nathan (Ryan Paevey) and Maxie (Kirsten Storms) are going to be over before they even started. "General Hospital" fans watched as they got married and then both of them disappeared for weeks. Storms took a leave of absence while Paevey filmed a movie. Now, she is still gone and he has returned to work.

Rumors are circulating that he will hook up with someone else. Amy (Risa Dorken) is going to be trying to move in, but will she be able to steal the stud from Maxie?

Cassadine Island adventure?

There has been talk about "General Hospital" writers having Sam (Kelly Monaco) and Jason (Billy Miller) go to Cassadine Island. The Jake (Hudson West) mystery is getting close to being solved and now, it is wrapped into May sweeps.

"General Hospital" fans want to know what Helena (Constance Towers) did to Jake and how Jason is involved. Spoilers hint that some tension between Liz (Rebecca Herbst) and Franco (Roger Howarth) will happen this week. Without a contract signed, Franco could be exiting the canvas soon.

May sweeps is something soap fans look forward to each year.

"General Hospital" is hosting the Nurses Ball once again and there were also be two live shows. With everything that is happening in Port Charles, there is bound to be some things that will shake viewers up. Tune in all month to see where your favorite characters are headed and who will win the legal battle between Carly and Sonny.