UK Air Date: 16th July 2008
Writer: Sandy Webster
Director: Danny Raco
How far will Geoff go when he learns what Axel did? Ric struggles to cope. Leah shuts Miles out of her life.
Matilda has an interview that could get her into university in Western Australia, but she’s not sure what Ric will think. Before she can tell him, he tells her that Viv lost the baby. Ric is totally devastated, and there seems nothing Matilda can do for him. She decides to hold a small ceremony on the wharf for Ric’s lost son, but while it helps Viv a great deal, Ric is left feeling hollow.
After a charged moment between Leah and Miles, Leah is forced to confront the affection growing between them, and she doesn’t like it. Feeling as though she’s betraying Dan by being attracted to another man, she begins to shut Miles out of her life.
After living with Roman for so long, Aden is impressed by the change his father seems to have gone through. He’s both understanding and patient now, willing to wait as long as it takes for Aden to move back in with him. But does Larry’s glossy surface hide a secret drinking problem?
Having learned what Axel did to Melody, Annie is horrified. But Melody doesn’t want to go to the police, she just wants to forget it ever happened. Nevertheless, Annie let’s slip to Geoff, and he goes ballistic. Though pulled away from Axel at the Den before he can do anything, he swears he won’t let Axel get away with it. Forced after the confrontation to explain her brother’s uncharacteristic rage, Annie tells Belle and Aden everything. While out looking for Geoff, Belle finds Axel instead, severely beaten and barely conscious. Could Geoff really have done this?