Georgia is almost convinced to let the whole thing go, until Karl ups the pressure by emphasising that these files contain vital information that could save lives. Georgia has to choose - betray her friend's secret, or do the right thing by the hospital?
Meanwhile, unable to get her developing feelings for Lucas out of her head, Vanessa confesses to Sonya. Initially cautious, Sonya hopes Vanessa's feelings are genuine. Using a book discussion, Sonya tries to encourage the relationship, but Vanessa comes to a decision - she cannot afford to mess with Lucas or herself. She'll put her feelings on hold until she's sure.
Elsewhere, keen to embrace her independence now she's finally free of her crutches, Sophie asks Paul for a job. However, he refuses, insisting that she needs to focus on her schoolwork. Undeterred, Sophie gets a job at Grease Monkeys. Appalled to see his niece working at such a dive, Paul succumbs and offers her a job at the hotel. It's a win for Sophie and a step closer to the independence she craves.