However, when Lucas sees Vanessa bidding a huge amount of money on Rhys, he is seriously suspicious about what's going on. Lucas confronts Rhys, who openly confirms that he likes Vanessa. Lucas knows he has no right to object, but can he really stand by and watch as the mother of his child falls for a man he doesn't trust?
Meanwhile, Kate prepares to bid on Kyle at the auction, rousing the suspicion of Jade, who expected her to bid on a bachelor of her own. When Kyle's turn comes up, Kate is torn between following her heart and possibly betraying her best friend. But she makes her choice, and wins the date with Kyle. Jade can't help being confused about her best friend buying a date with her boyfriend, but Kate convinces Jade that her intentions are pure. Kate soon feels guilty, but will she go through with the romantic date and tell Kyle how she really feels?
Elsewhere, Paul is concerned when he learns of a huge secret bid to win him in the bachelor auction. Initially worried that it could be either Susan or Sheila, Paul is pleased to discover it was his new PR consultant Zoe. However, he is dismayed to learn that she did it to help his profile - and he's left to pick up the cheque.