In the aftermath of Dean Thompson’s bizarre and scary attempt to drag teenager Bella Nixon off to see her dead dad, Ross, it’s not long before Bella’s big brother Colby Thorne finds out what has happened.
With Bella still none-the-wiser that Ross is dead and both Colby and Dean were involved in covering up the crime, Colby fears Dean is at breaking point and the terrible truth could soon get out.
But both Colby and Dean’s ex-girlfriend Willow Harris are in for a shock when Dean admits the reason behind his recent irrational behaviour is because he’s become addicted to sleeping pills he’s been buying off a dodgy River Boys contact.
Can Willow and Colby find a way to help Dean beat his addiction?
Elsewhere in Summer Bay, Ziggy Morgan has been hiding out at the Farm House after discovering her husband Brody has been having a secret affair with Summer Bay High’s new support teacher, Simone Bedford.
After being encouraged to confront Brody and get some answers from the love cheat, Ziggy returns to the Morgan house to do just that. But what will Brody have to say for himself?
Meanwhile, Marilyn Chambers and John Palmer are still reeling from the news their soldier son Jett has been critically injured during an explosion at the army base in Afghanistan.
Jett’s been flown to a hospital in Germany for emergency surgery but Marilyn and John are unable to find out further information.
Afraid Jett could die and that she should be by his side, Marilyn makes a sudden decision. How will John react?
Home and Away continues weekdays at 1:15pm and 6:00pm on Channel 5