As she awaits her second stem cell transplant, Maggie reconciles with Diana. Justin is determined to help Willow, who finally admits that she started gambling when they broke up. Determined to prove himself, Hunter bonds with Christina, his lecturer.
An overwrought Willow rejects both Justin and Dean, blaming them for her troubles, but Tori persuades her to seek professional help. Dean carries out his first task for Brett and is almost caught in the act by Alf. Maggie’s new stem cell transplant commences. Hunter thinks Christina is hitting on him.
Robbo moves in with Colby and Dean after his bail restrictions are eased, but he is wary that Ebony may strike again. Dean is almost caught by Colby with a backpack full of Brett’s dirty money. The spark between Ryder and Coco is reignited as they organise a beach party for Ty’s 16th birthday.
Colby receives a text from someone called Bella Steele. Is it his sister, or is Ebony setting another trap for him? A misunderstanding leads to Ty feeling rejected by John and Marilyn. Jasmine suspects that Colby still has feelings for her. Ryder has a date with Coco.
Colby arranges to meet ‘Bella Steele’, not realising who she really is. Tori seeks a new purpose in life, after hearing Ash is having a great time in Cyprus. Ben wants the Stewarts to give Ryder the sex talk. Marilyn is worried to hear that Ty’s mother wants to see him.
Struggling with her diagnosis, Chloe goes on a drunken spree which culminates in Mishti arresting her. Following Leo’s confession, Terese decides that the best thing to do is to end his mentorship. Mishti accepts Paul’s offer to buy her share of the business. In turn, Paul promises Aaron that he will be a silent partner as long as things run smoothly.
Mark collects Chloe from the police station and tries to make her see sense. When she sobers up, a contrite Chloe resolves to sort herself out and focus on repaying her debt to Fay. Cassius understands when Piper says that she needs more time. A flashback reveals another occasion when he took care of her. During a fun day out, Gary tells Amy that she should give Doctor Rob a chance.
Thanks to Ned’s support, Bea is feeling much better about herself, and Elly is delighted. Mark asks Elly to make her mind up about whether they have a future. Cassius flinches at the sound of a champagne cork popping as he is helping out at Lassiter’s. A romantic gesture by Sheila takes Clive by surprise and leads to a comical misunderstanding.
Bea and Xanthe hatch a plan to get Mark and Elly back together, presenting each with a suitcase to leave their ‘baggage’ in. Trying to get back into Dipi’s good books, Shane organises a performance of the musical in the backyard. Paul comes up with some ideas about restoring the business to profitability. Aaron strains his back while in the gym.
Aaron does his best to hide his injury, but with Paul constantly on his case this proves easier said than done. After opposing Xanthe in a school debate on romance, Yashvi is shocked to discover Mishti’s profile on a website for arranged marriages. Keen to pay her mum back, Chloe persuades Terese to let her turn an empty hotel room into a games room.