Steph is hopeful when Vanessa agrees to meet her. Her plan is to apologise for kidnapping Lucas and Vanessa’s son Paddy – a surprise phone call, however, sees her grip on reality come under scrutiny. And when Vanessa makes her own doubts clear, Steph is left vulnerable and scared.

Lauren’s confronted by the depth of Brad and Terese’s bond as they come together in the quest to find Piper. A further blow comes when Brad announces that he’s moving back home while Terese recovers from her burns. Lauren accepts his decision but it hurts to watch Terese welcome him back home.

Piper and Ben are laying low in Erinsborough but realise sleeping rough isn’t fun, and Piper is thrown when Ben reveals that he’s nursing fractured ribs. With the new day, Piper and Ben must make a choice.