The death of Lily Corinthos and the marriage of Brenda and Jax were played out together on General Hospital, making for very effective television.
A Happy Sonny and Lily
On dry land, Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and his radiant wife Lily Rivera Corinthos (Lilly Melgar) were announcing their pregnancy at a party.
Jax and Brenda's Wedding
On a yacht, Jax (Ingo Rademacher) and Brenda (Vanessa Marcil) were preparing for their wedding. Jax turns to see his bride Brenda. She looks, as usual, sensational.
Sonny and Brenda: Party's End
Just as Sonny is about to leave the party with Lily, he is stopped by his father, Mike Corbin (Ron Hale). A smiling Lily goes out into the darkness to the car.
The Final Moments
As Jax and Brenda tap their champagne glasses in a congratulatory toast, Lily turns the car ignition. Suddenly, the car blows up, its flames illuminating the darkness. Lily and her baby are dead.
An unforgettable moment in General Hospital history.