Mac tries to recover from the attack but faces fierce repercussions at work. Meanwhile, James is facing charges. Determinedly Mac continues to dig into James's past discovering that he had a troubling start to life. As if things couldn't get any worse for Paula, she is faced with the awful reality that Callum may never fully recover. She and Mac continue to get closer but she is haunted by the image of James coming after her. When he is released she faces him once more, but this time she is prepared for a fight.