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Poll: Was 'Oaks Ste/Abi/Daniel plot an anti-climax?
The majority of those who voted (50.6%) said that they were disappointed she'd disappeared as she was just coming into her own. I have to say I agree - her final episode was amazing and in the lead up to her exit, Sally was really starting to 'own' her character.
Meanwhile, 35.5% thought Lexi had run her course in the village and the remaining 13.9% of voters opted for the 'I'm indifferent' option.
Apparently, the proverbial door's been left wide open by series producer Gavin Blyth for Sally to return at any point she likes.
So, moving onto this week's vote, in which I ask: Was Hollyoaks' Ste/Abi/Daniel plot an anti-climax?
Would you believe that the Abi/Daniel/Ste story has been ongoing for nearly five months! And you have to ask yourself what exactly has happened during that time?!
Daniel - played by Chris Hargreaves - turned up on Tuesday, March 31 when Ste's (Kieron Richardson) friend Natty (Danny Tennant) introduced them over a drink at The Dog one evening.
Three days later, Daniel's wife Abi (Elaine Glover) - who just so happened to be a midwife - arrived to help out when Amy (Ashley Slanina Davies) went into labour with baby Lucas.
A couple of weeks down the line, Abi and Daniel were named as Lucas's unofficial godparents at a naming ceremony and it was revealed that their intentions towards Ste/Amy/Lucas weren't entirely genuine.
Amy then went AWOL (apparently she went to live with her nan), leaving Ste to cope with life as a single father. Abi and Daniel stepped up to the plate to help out and Abi soon revealed that she and Daniel had a son called Michael who died of cot death.
Beyond that, the story turned into a bizarre mix of caffeine-drugging and interviewing for potential adoptee parents for baby Lucas. Abi seemingly wanted to steal baby Lucas but Daniel decided to give him away to better parents. From there, the mission was to make Ste believe that he was a bad parent so he would agree to give his son away.
Abi and Ste had a brief 'thing', Daniel found out, Abi handed Lucas back to Ste in a standoff, Abi fled the scene and Daniel was arrested. Aside from a final scene on Monday which sees Abi and Daniel leave the village with 'renewed determination to get the baby she so desperately craves'.
Having said all that, I can't help but feel the whole story started life as a bonfire but petered out, ending life as a few flickering embers. It was slowly building on screen and the coverage surrounding the plot gave the impression that the ending would be something to talk about. Instead, I felt it was quite anti-climactic...
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