When Sheila insists that Amber has a crush on Chris, he’s quick to dismiss the idea. But, wanting to do the right thing, noble Chris takes this theory to Amber – who covers her true feelings. However, when Chris later reveals that he’s going on a date, Amber’s façade begins to crack.
Steph stumbles across Lucas’s hidden stash of the men’s magazine containing Vanessa’s topless photos. Through the photographer, Steph learns that Vanessa was once married to Alek Poccoli. Steph reels at this revelation: this could be the key to destroying Lucas and Vanessa’s relationship.
Karl talks to Steph about Charlie – which prompts her to admit she blames herself for losing her son. Karl takes this concern to Lucas, who realises that there may be more going on here than meets the eye.
Kyle, Amber and Georgia set up a sting to prove that Lachie is selling drugs at school, but a scuffle ensues between Lachie and Kyle. When it’s discovered that Lachie doesn’t have any drugs on him, he insists on involving the police. Later, Georgia recognises Lachie’s mother as a nurse from the hospital with chronic backpain, and joining the dots, Georgia confirms that Tina was responsible for the stolen drugs. Now more relaxed, she thanks Kyle with a kiss.