Darrell’s thrown when some kitchen units are delivered in an unmarked van. Bernie, the driver, assures him it’s all above board and demands cash up front. Later, Matt assures Darrell that Bernie works for Borsetshire Building Supplies, but he does extra work on the side. Matt reminds a surprised Darrell that he pays him to do as he asks, not to ask questions.
Kenton longs to see his daughter Meriel. He and Jolene agree it can’t do any harm to at least check flight prices to New Zealand. Having found no bargains, Jolene confides to Matt that Kenton is gutted. He’s desperate to see Meriel, and Jolene was also warming to the idea too. Unfortunately it looks like they’ll both be disappointed now.
It’s the morning after the stampede at Brookfield. Jill checks on David’s welfare and asks what the police said. She wonders whether David is afraid people will threaten to sue. David has to explain that the cause of the escape wasn’t negligence, but sabotage. Shocked Jill pieces together the recent horrific incidents at the farm and imagines how much worse it could have been. She’s proud that David wants to testify, but urges him to consider the family’s safety. His assurance that the family are all on board elicits no reply from Ruth.
WRITER: Carole Simpson Solazzo