The fallout from Evan and Alex's encounter lingers as Rex returns. He's tired, wrung-out, but not so much that he can't see something is going on. Rex presses Alex to reveal her secret, bringing their relationship to crisis point. Meanwhile, Evan, having finished his second book, meets his editor. It's Jemima. Yes, the girl who sprayed his room with fish sauce after they broke up, will edit Evan's heart and soul. Gabrielle is forced to re-examine her principles when Bruce reveals he is pursuing an underhanded tactic that will tip the balance of the by-election in her favour. It's D-Day for Kelly, due to go before a tribunal to explain why she cheated in her exam. She could be failed, or thrown out of the course altogether, but more disturbing to Kelly is the thought she has lost the respect of her friends, and her teacher Frank, forever. Chloe thinks Christian could do better than Talia, and can't help baiting his girlfriend. Christian, meanwhile, is trying to beat his epilepsy by ...