Favour for a favour
Justin and Amanda need help escaping but Lesedi has a fee.
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Alexa’s (Carina Nel) fugitive lookalike Amanda (also played by Carina) is back and made a beeline for her ex-fiancé Justin’s (Dann-Jaques Mouton) place at the end of May. Justin hides her, aware that the cops are probably on their way. But he has a plan to save Amanda.
UNLAWFUL HELPING HAND
She’s still on the run after shooting Justin’s then- girlfriend Alexa in the arm in March. Justin helped her escape the first time and Carina says that “her intentions are honest”. Amanda realised that she was wrong and wants Justin back… if he can forgive her. “She just wants to be with the man she loves,” adds the actress.
Justin was suspicious of her return, but like Amanda, he’s still in love – and he realises on Friday 9 June that she is “the one”. He’s determined to rescue her and there’s only on person to talk to, since lawyer Xander (Theo Jantjies) will turn her in and André (Marcus Muller) is dating Alexa. So it’s off to Lesedi (KB Motsilanyane) later on Friday 9 June to see if she can help with his “friend’s” problem.
EMOTIONAL UPS & DOWNS
But there’s bad news for Justin – Lesedi suggests that his “friend” turn herself in. Later that night, on Friday 9 June, Lesedi visits Justin after figuring out that he’s harbouring a fugitive – and she bumps into Amanda, who Carina says is “dead-scared that Lesedi will turn her in”. She doesn’t though and for a shocking reason. “Lesedi offers her help… but they need to do her a favour,” explains Carina. And it’s got something to do with businessman Chris Welman (David Rees).
“Lesedi was told the truth about her link to Chris [on Wednesday 7 June],” says KB. “Chris isn’t her biological dad as his wife Mariaan (Deidre Wolhuter) had suspected in May. Lesedi’s father Jacob [Patrick Shai] grew up on the Welman farm and was sent to prison for murder. But it turns out Jacob was innocent – Chris was the killer.” Lesedi wants revenge and needs help. Justin and Amanda agree and on Tuesday 13 June, Lesedi hands them paperwork to get out of town. Justin resigns at marketing company Bruynwaves and tells his brother Vince (Jacques Blignaut) that he’s leaving. Later that night, Lesedi’s plan kicks off when she visits Chris – and she’s not alone.
Justin’s in a tight spot but he’s going to help Amanda.
Lesedi’s help has a price.