Rachel receives the tragic news that Kate has died as a result of a brain hemorrhage. Jack consoles Rachel and says he will always be there for her and not just as a father figure. Rachel pours out her feelings and they kiss with an unbridled passion. Lord Alex introduces his upper-class fiance Tara at a small gathering at Home Farm. Steve takes immediate interest much to Kim's annoyance.
- First appearance of Tara Cockburn.