Pierce returns to Smithy while Rhona agonises as she tells Leo his stepdad won't be coming back into their lives
Rhona’s having a really hard time moving on from her hideous ordeal with Pierce. So when her son Leo draws a family picture, including her rapist ex, it cuts like a knife. Paddy’s heart breaks when he listens in as Rhona tries to tell Leo his stepdad won’t be coming back to live with them again.
Later, there’s more strife as Pierce returns to Smithy, under the watchful eye of the police, to pick up some of his belongings. Is Rhona in a safe place – or is she still in harm’s way?
As Rhona’s ordeal with Pierce continues, Paddy feels terrible for his ex and their son Leo.
Paddy’s heart breaks as Rhona tries to explain to Leo that Pierce won’t be coming home.
Paddy is deeply concerned about Rhona’s state of mind following the sexual attacked she sustained from Pierce on their wedding day.
Rhona turns to Vanessa for support as the investigation into her rapist ex, Pierce, begins.
Rhona tells Vanessa she’s worried about what her friends and family will say when they find out what happened on her wedding day.
Under the watchful eye of the police, Pierce enters Smithy Cottage to pick up some belongings. Will he leave Rhona alone from now on?
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