Insulted, Vanessa leaves and makes it clear that she wants nothing from him, ordering Lucas to never contact her again. When Sonya challenges him to man up, Lucas reconsiders. But finally, unprepared to become a father, he decides against it for now.
Meanwhile, stunned to learn of Vanessa's shock pregnancy, Sonya can't help noting the futility of her and Toadie's attempts to conceive. Sick of struggling, defeated Sonya puts an end to her and Toadie's baby dream.
Elsewhere, realising her new lifestyle is leaving her bank balance worse for wear, Kate resolves to work more. Bored at Harold's, she applies for a job at Charlie's - only to discover that Tash is going for it too. Confident she'll wipe the floor with her inexperienced rival, Kate is torn when abandoned Tash urges her to bow out. However, when Kate realises that Tash gives as good as she gets, she vows to stay in the race as they both earn a two-week trial.