Matilda has an interview that could get her into university in Western Australia, but worries about Ric’s reaction. Before she can tell him, he informs her that Viv lost the baby. Ric is totally devastated, and feeling helpless, Matilda holds a small ceremony on the wharf for Ric’s lost son, which helps Viv feel better, but Ric is left feeling terrible.

Annie is horrified after learning about what Axel did to Melody. But Melody refuses to tell the police, just wanting to forget it ever happened. Nevertheless, Annie lets slip to Geoff, and he goes ballistic, swearing Axel won’t get away with it.

When Geoff is pulled away from Axel in The Den, Annie is forced to explain her brother’s uncharacteristic rage, and tells Belle and Aden everything. Later, while out looking for Geoff, Belle finds Axel severely beaten and barely conscious. Could Geoff have done this?

Leah is forced to confront the growing attraction between her and Miles and doesn’t like it one bit. Feeling as though she’s betraying Dan by being attracted to another man, she begins to shut Miles out of her life.

Also, Aden is impressed by the change in his dad. But is Larry hiding a secret drinking problem?

*Showing on RTE One, Thursday July 24*

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