Sonya sees his disappointment and suspects that he had hoped the idea of a family home would bring him closer to Vanessa. Lucas denies this vehemently, but when he sees that Vanessa may potentially move out on her own, he realises there may be more to his feelings than he would care to admit.
Meanwhile, Kate is confronted by the emotional reality of moving out of the house she has lived in since her mother's death. Forced to look at rentals, Kate is surprised when Paul offers her a room in the Robinson house, giving her the choice between family and independence. Family is probably what she needs right now, but will Kate take Paul up on his offer?
Elsewhere, Zoe impresses Paul when she relays her devilish plan to push Susan out of the paper, but when she starts interfering in his family matters, he fears she's overstepping the mark.