Despite the investigation getting no closer to finding Johnny’s killer, Rachel is beginning to suspect Sam is the culprit, motivated by the fear that he would wake up and she’d be forced to relive the nightmare of life on the run. Meanwhile, terrified that the truth will come out, Sam is at breaking point.
Things only get worse when she learns that Jack’s police colleagues are beginning to suspect her as well, and Sam decides to take action. Pretending she is off to see her sister, Sam trawls the local bars until she finds a man willing to give her a beating. When Jack and Rory return from the movies, they find her bruised and bloody, savagely beaten by the ‘real killer’.
Ric decides to head to the city to force Drew to say a proper goodbye. However, Drew is uninterested in what Ric has to say, and continues to avoid his mum’s calls. Ric gives up and leaves, and Belle isn’t surprised when she hears what happened. She is taken aback, however, when Drew shows up at her house that night. Why is he back in town?
*Showing on RTE One, Tuesday April 29*