JASON reaches a final decision and announces to Eileen and Phelan that he’s leaving for Thailand.
He visits Sarah in hospital and tells her of his plans. Sarah gives him her blessing and insists that he must forget about Callum and enjoy himself.
Later, Eileen, Todd and Sean bid Jason an emotional farewell. Phelan gives a smile of satisfaction as Jason’s taxi pulls away.
Meanwhile, Amy berates Steve for letting Michelle go, pointing out that she’s the best thing that’s ever happened to him. A subdued Steve admits Amy is right.
Soon afterwards, Maria lets herself into Carla’s flat and is startled to find Michelle there. Michelle explains that the job on the cruise ship fell through, but Steve mustn’t find out she’s back.