Kat is upset after she realises that both she and Ash have been confiding in Tori, who in turn gets some advice from Mason after admitting that she is attracted to Ash. When Brody refuses to accept another drug delivery at Salt, Zannis threatens another poison attack on his family. John does his best to motivate Raffy to complete her school assignment.
Zannis turns up at Salt with another drug delivery. He is promptly arrested along with Brody - but all is not as it seems. Ben and Maggie hear of Brody's drug problem and tell Ziggy to stay away from him, with predictable results. Maggie is offered the Principal's job at Summer Bay High.
Ben and Maggie reveal their plans to revamp the pier over lunch with Alf, Roo, Irene and Leah. Coco and Ziggy have a furious row about Brody, during which Ziggy learns that he is a recovering addict. A lunchtime chat with John reminds Peggy of the past, and leads to a revelation about who Hunter's real father must be.
Scarlett returns to the bay, and a concerned Justin finds her in the bar extremely drunk. Later, she wakes up in Justin's bed with no memory of how she got there or if they slept together. Peggy tells Hunter that she thinks his father was a married friend of his grandfather's. An old photograph reveals an astonishing likeness. Raffy comes up with a ruse to bring Coco and VJ together.
Scarlett has an emotional morning, until Justin reassures her that nothing happened between them. Her troubles may not be over, however. Someone is watching them when they and Alf take her boat out for its maiden voyage. Raffy and Coco's lies rebound on them. Marilyn is shocked when John comes up with a suggestion that could change their lives.
Gary is determined to find out what is in the mysterious folder that Nick is working on. Amy takes a risk to help him, but is caught by Nick. Gary accidentally lets slip Terese's cancer secret to Jasmine Udagawa. After a storm causes a power outage, Paige and Steph find themselves trapped together in a lift.
Still trapped in the lift, Paige and Steph bury the hatchet after a surprising admission by Paige. Amy confronts Nick over his plans to open a wellness centre. Terese realises that her future is on the line when the Udagwas demand to audit the business's books. Mishti reveals a secret and Dipi is suspicious when she finds Ben and Yashvi asleep on the couch.
Sheila loses her battle to keep Fay's secret and drops an emotional bombshell on Mark, Aaron and Tyler when they return from Russell's funeral. Dipi finds a condom wrapper and concludes that Ben and Yashvi have taken their relationship to the next level. When she sets out to investigate further, Xanthe gets to hear of it and cannot contain her jealousy.
Fay reveals which of her sons was not Russell's and tells him the truth about his biological father. Mishti admits to Dipi that the condom belonged to her. After overhearing a conversation between Mishti and Shane, Dipi has some questions that require answers.
Shane tells Dipi a secret about Mishti's past that he had sworn never to divulge. Despite the help that Terese is receiving from everybody, the Udagawas decide to withdraw their investment from Lassiter's. Gary sees this as a blessing in disguise, but Terese disagrees. Amy takes Jimmy to hospital, where she runs into Nick and offers him some well-meant advice.