Things are busy at Grønnegaard after plans for the waterworks are leaked. Frederik's help is popular among the locals and Pitu needs him, but the family demand his full attention. Emil wants to see his family prosper, but it's hard to keep the peace for Melody's sake and he is forced to pour oil on troubled waters. Signe's future takes a completely unexpected turn. When Karin ends their arrangement, and with Aksel in Holland, Signe makes a decision that affects everyone at Grønnegaard.