This week in Summer Bay, Romeo discovers the severity of his cancer, while Natalie tells Romeo that Liam has disappeared.
Brax is furious to learn that Casey will have to go back to prison, sensing that Zac offered them a false promise in an attempt to make Casey give a statement. Tamara feels equally betrayed that she was kept in the dark, the whole time led to believe Casey was free. While Zac maintains that he is still doing all he can, Brax has lost hope, telling Casey he has two options, ‘prison or run’.
Meanwhile, after Romeo discovers the severity of his cancer, he starts to think about his future with Indi. He decides to take on Heath permanently at the Gym and even suggests they should look at selling. Indi assumes that all this is stemming from Romeo’s stress about the business and when Indi attempts to quell his worries by expressing her unwavering hope for them and their new business Romeo’s heart breaks. He tells Sid about the future that he and Indi had talked about and the plans they had made.
Elsewhere, after beating Tilda at her own game, Jett has a newfound confidence. John and Gina are glad to see him so happy. Reminded of how rewarding parenting can be, Gina and John decide that they would like to become Jett’s parents, officially. However, when suggesting the idea of adoption to Jett he flies off the handle. Gina and John discover that Jett doesn’t feel worthy of being their son.
Later in the week, Natalie tells Romeo that Liam has disappeared, his bike isn’t at the house and she hasn’t seen him in a couple of days. She’s worried, he’s been pretty messed up since the divorce and he’s been bitter/depressed at home. He’s not in a state where he should be by himself. Kyle reveals to Romeo that Liam has been stealing from the till, that’s why he was sacked. Romeo finds Liam alone on the cliff top. He is in a bad place. Liam feels he has nothing to live for– broken marriages, in and out of addiction, and a son who barely knows him. Faced with death, all this hits home to Romeo.